Empowers Youth Program

Here to Help!

youth employment

So much to think about while finishing up on-line school, finding a summer job and making plans after graduation.  Call us, we are here to help! Click HERE for more information.

Anoka County Empowers Program is a voluntary program that provides employment and training opportunities to youth and young adults.  We can help you get a good paying job in the field of your interest or we can help pay for you to attend a two-year college as well as everything in between.


  • 14-24 years of age

Why Enroll in the Empowers Program?

  • Help identifying a career through individual career planning
  • Assist with job search
  • Paid work opportunity/internship at a local business being paid $10-$12 per hour. Link to FlyerLooking for a job_ (1)
  • Paid training in occupational certification, technical training, or college associate degrees
  • Assistance with books for school, bus passes, and clothing for work
  • Assistance with resume and interviewing skills
  • Support from a job counselor to help you achieve your goals

To Apply:

Click HERE to print an application.

Mail or drop off completed application to: 

Anoka County Job Training Center
1201 89th Avenue NE - Ste 235
Blaine, MN 55434

Questions?  Call 763-324-2284