CareerForce in Blaine


Anoka County Job Training Center

A proud partner of the American Job Center network.

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.

RandD TransportationAnoka 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! 

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.

D & S Concrete and Masonry NEW
Target NEW
TE Connectivity NEW
Home Depot NEW
Impact Services NEW
Kottkes Bus Service NEW
RandD Transportation NEW
First Student NEW
24RestoreLSC Communications
Magnum Companies 
Accurate Home Care MAINSL
ACR Homes
Manpower (Aveda) 
Adara Home Health
Maple Grove Hospital 
Mary T
Allied Universal 
Allina Health
Meridian Services
Metropolitan Council-Metro Transit
American Red Cross
Anoka County Comm. Action Program
MN Department of Corrections
Army & Army Reserve MN Dept. of Veterans Affairs 
Atlas Staffing 
MN Department of Transportation 
Autumn Glen 
Monarch Healthcare Management 
Award Staffing 
Mount Olivet Rolling Acres
BCI Construction 
Beacon Specialized Living
National Able
Benedictine Health Center
National Guard
Brand Leverage 
North Ridge Health & Rehab 
Brightstar Care 
Northwest Swiss-Matic, LLC
Caring Professionals Homecare 
NuAire, Inc. 
Papa Murphys
Community Living Options
People Ready
Crest View Senior Communities 
Physical Therapy Consultants 
Dayton Rogers of MN 
Presbyterian Homes & Services 

Primary Automation 
Pro Staff
Doherty Staffing 
RADIAS Health 
Residential Services, Inc. 
Ebert ConstructionResource MFG 
RL Enterprises 
Express Employment Professionals 
Rockler Companies, Inc. 
Ruffridge Johnson 
FedEx Freight SafeWood Design 
FedEx Ground
Sincere Home Care 
Finishing Touch Painters Inc SMX 
Garage Doors Plus
GATR Truck Center 
Good Samaritan 
Steven Scott Management
Grannys Helpful Hands 
Sunrise Senior Living 
HireQuest Direct
Holiday Station Stores 
TAK Communications 
The Vision Companies
Thomas Allen
Integrity Living Options 
Touchstone Mental Health 
Interim Healthcare Staffing Solutions
Tradesman International
International Paper 
Unison Comfort Technologies
Johnson Screens
United States Postal Service
Kelly ServicesUPS
Landmark Personnel
LeJeune Steel Company 
Visiting Angles 
Lexington Manufacturing Volt Workforce Solutions 
Libby’s Outdoor Maintenance
Waste Management
Life by Design 
Walker Methodist
Living Well
White Pine and Gracewood Senior Living

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:


Any Minnesotan who has applied for unemployment insurance in 2020 and already has an account on will receive an invitation to Sign Up for Coursera; other Minnesotans who are interested may also provide their name and contact information at to receive access.  Questions?

Minnesotans interested in extending their Coursera access after March 2021 will have an option to pay for additional access.


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