Employment Services

Building Bridges to Self-Sufficiency.

What Does Employment Services Assist Individuals With?


Assessment and enrollment


Preparing for interviews


Support services


Employment Plan


Creating resumes and cover letters


Career planning and laddering


Case management


Job placement and retention


Referral to community resources

Programs Offered

Refugee Social Services

Provides social integration services for refugees and asylees who have been in the United States less than five years. The program supports barriers to employment including social adjustment, language, daycare for children, transportation, housing, and English as a second language.

Diversionary Work Program (DWP) and Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)

Provides employment planning and assistance for all individuals receiving financial assistance through Olmsted County and living in the United States less than five years.

Somali Youth Program

Works with STEM Academy and other organizations to create a solid foundation for the Somali youth in Olmsted County.

Refugee Employment Services
Refugee Student Program

For more information about employment services, contact Ahmed Osman, program manager, at (507)-289-5960 ext. 108 or ahmed.osman@imaa.net

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Get In Touch

Address: 2500 Valleyhigh Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Phone: (507) 289-5960

Fax: (507) 289-6199

Business Hours: 8:30a-5:00p M-F