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.

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! 

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 OperationsLSC Communications
24RestoreMagnum Companies NEW
Accurate Home Care MAINSL
ACR Homes
Manpower (Aveda) 
Adara Home Health
Maple Grove Hospital NEW
Mary T
Allied Universal 
Meridian Services
Allina Health
MN Department of Corrections 
American Red Cross
MN Dept. of Veterans Affairs UPDATED
Anoka County Comm. Action Program
MN Department of Transportation 
Army & Army Reserve NEWMonarch Healthcare Management 
Atlas Staffing 
Mount Olivet Rolling Acres
Autumn Glen 
Award Staffing 
National Able
BCI Construction 
National Guard
Beacon Specialized Living
Benedictine Health Center
North Ridge Health & Rehab 
Northwest Swiss-Matic, LLC
Brand Leverage 
NuAire, Inc. 
Brightstar Care 
Papa Murphys
Caring Professionals Homecare NEW
People Ready 
Physical Therapy Consultants NEW
Community Living Options
Presbyterian Homes & Services 
Crest View Senior Communities 
Primary Automation UPDATED
Dayton Rogers of MN 
Pro Staff
RADIAS Health 
Doherty Staffing 
Residential Services, Inc. 
Ebert Construction
RL Enterprises 
Estes-Express RMS NEW
Rockler Companies, Inc. 
Express Employment Professionals 
Ruffridge Johnson 
SafeWood Design NEW
FedEx Freight NEWSincere Home Care 
FedEx Ground
Finishing Touch Painters Inc NEWSpeedway
Garage Doors Plus
Sportech NEW
GATR Truck Center 
Steven Scott Management
Good Samaritan 
Sunrise Senior Living 
Grannys Helpful Hands 
HireQuest Direct
TAK Communications 
Holiday Station Stores 
The Vision Companies
Thomas Allen
Touchstone Mental Health 
Integrity Living Options 
Tradesman International
Interim Healthcare Staffing Solutions
Unison Comfort Technologies
International Paper 
United States Postal Service
Johnson Screens
Landmark Personnel
LeJeune Steel Company 
Visiting Angles 
Lexington Manufacturing NEWVolt Workforce Solutions 
Libby’s Outdoor Maintenance
Waste Management
Life by Design NEW
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.  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