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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.

Contact

Femina Ajayi, Statewide Director of Equal Opportunity, ADA, Diversity and Inclusion 

Femina.Ajayi@state.mn.us

651-259-3622

Current state employees may also contact their Human Resources Office.

Resources

Minnesota Statute 43A.412

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