The mission of Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota is to eliminate barriers
to work and independence. Together, we prepare people for work.

Goodwill stores

Mon. – Fri.
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sat.
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.*

Sun.
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Donation centers open one hour before the stores.

*9 a.m. – 8 p.m. in Rochester


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Construction Training

Construction Training

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota's Construction Training is a 12-week course designed to provide job skills for a career in construction and related trades.

Goodwill-Easter Seals 300-hour training course incorporates:

  • 25 hours of weekly classroom, shop, and site training
  • Six weeks paid training on construction sites
  • Instruction in construction concepts, green building practices, tool use, blueprints, math and measuring, insulation, drywall, siding, roofing and deconstruction
  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Lead Abatement Worker Certification
  • Union and construction industry speakers/tours
  • Employment Readiness Training – resume development, application preparation, interviewing skills, job search and retention skills training
  • Assistance with job placement and follow-up services for graduates
  • Case management support to achieve long-term career goals

This program is funded by grants, gifts from generous donors, sponsors and skills training partners. Scholarships may be available for participants who meet qualification/eligibility requirements.


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Training location

The first six weeks of training occurs at our new training facility at 635 Prior Ave. N in St. Paul. The second six weeks of training occurs at construction sites within the Twin Cities and surrounding areas.

Contact us

Please call the Employment Training & Education Information Line at 651-379-5997 for eligibility requirements.