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.
Statewide Director of Equal Opportunity, ADA, Diversity and Inclusion
Current state employees may also contact their Human Resources Office.
Minnesota Statute 43A.412