CareerForce in Blaine

Anoka County Job Training Center

A proud partner of the American Job Center network.

Anoka County public-facing services are suspended until further notice.  We are continuing to serve our customers and job seekers in a virtual setting.  Inquire about programming and services by calling 763-324-2300 or visit  

Document Drop Off Locations (Effective April 10)

Anoka County is now accepting a variety of paperwork at three county locations and only vehicle tab renewals at two others. The locations accepting paperwork including Job Training Center Documents, vehicle tab renewals, property tax documents, child support and economic assistance applications, and reporting forms are:

Paperwork that CANNOT be accepted at drop boxes are documents related to legal service, litigation, or court matters. If your child support, economic assistance (EA), or property tax paperwork involves a petition or claim to the Anoka County Attorney, those documents MUST be served on the County Attorney. Please see your child support/EA paperwork for service by mail directions regarding legal proceedings. Questions about legal documents can be directed to the County Attorney’s Office: 763-324-5550.

You may also mail any paperwork to our mailing address listed on this page.

For information on unemployment call 651-296-3644 or visit

virtual hiring event

Virtual On-Site Hiring Event! (May 13, 2020)

Check back for updated employer list.  

While many businesses have been ordered to temporarily close to slow the spread of COVID-19, some Minnesota businesses are hiring large numbers of workers and even offering hiring incentives.  They include grocery stores, health care organizations, pharmacies, banks and others.  

Click on the employer name for job openings.

2020 Census OperationsLowes
24RestoreLSC Communications
Accurate Home Care MAINSL 
ACR HomesMary T
Adara Home HealthMeridian Services
AerotekMN Department of Veterans Affairs
AerotekMN Department of Corrections
AllinaMN Department of Transportations
Amazon Monarch Healthcare Management 
American Red Cross  Mount Olivet Rolling Acres
Anoka County Comm. Action ProgramMSS
Autumn GlenNational Able
Award Staffing National Guard
BCI Construction Norhart
Beacon Specialized LivingNorthwest Swiss-Matic, LLC
Benedictine Health Center Papa Murphys
Brightstar CarePresbyterian Homes & Services
Community Living OptionsPrimary Automation
Crest View Senior CommunitiesPro Staff
DBS Residential Solutions  RADIAS Health 
Dungarvin Rockler Companies, Inc.
Ebert Construction     SMX
Fairview  Speedway
FedEx GroundSteven Scott Management
Garage Doors PlusSYNERGY HomeCare
Good Samaritan  TAK Communications 
Grannys Helpful Hands  The Vision Companies
HireQuest DirectThomas Allen
HyveeTouchstone Mental Health
Indrotec Tradesman International
Integrity Living Options UPS
Interim Healthcare Staffing SolutionsUSIC
International PaperUnited States Postal Service
JDR Technologies  Volt Workforce Solutions 
Johnson ScreensWaste Management
Landmark PersonnelWalker Methodist
Libby’s Outdoor MaintenanceWhite Pine and Gracewood Senior Living
Living Well

Virtual Hiring Event - JUNE 24, 2020 

POSTPONED - from June 3 to JUNE 24 

June 24 Virtual Hiring Event Flyer

Virtual Career Services featuring On-line Workshops                                                             


CareerForce now has on-line workshops on Job Search, Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills along with links to several online resources at:


Transportation Solutions Program

Need assistance with car repairs, insurance or vehicle registration and don’t know where to turn?

Up to $700 in grants may be available
Grants do not need to be paid back
No car repair estimate needed

Transportation Solutions Program Details

Transportation Solutions Application

The Anoka County Job Training Center administers services to meet the needs of youth, laid off workers, seniors, and unemployed and underemployed adults in our community. We are one of several partner agencies who provide comprehensive services to job seekers and employers in the community.

We are staffed with a team of employment counselors and other staff to provide employment related services.  

Community nonprofit organizations, Anoka County departments, economic development representatives, education and training institutions are some of the key partners and services offered at CareerForce in Blaine.  Click on the document link, Programs and Services, for a detailed list and description of services available.

For more information about how to enroll in one of our special programs, please contact a representative identified in the specialized service areas.

Contributing to the success of individuals and employers through workforce development services.

We take pride in meeting our customer needs and are seeing changes in people’s lives every day!

An equal opportunity employer and service provider.