Supported Worker Program
The Supported Worker Program provides employment opportunities in state government to individuals with certain disabilities. This program combines several employment techniques including job sharing, reasonable accommodations, and a job coach. There are about 50 full time positions within various state agencies that can be shared by up to three people.
What is supported employment?
- Work is performed on a full- or part-time basis, and averages about 20 hours per week.
- The work setting is integrated with individuals of various abilities.
- A job coach provides ongoing training and support services.
Johnnie Burns, Statewide Director of Equal Opportunity, ADA, Diversity and Inclusion
Current state employees can contact their Human Resources Office
Minnesota Statute 43A.412