JET (formerly NEMOJT) serves seven counties in Northeast Minnesota: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis. Our main office is located in Virginia, Minnesota.
You can find us in CareerForce locations, regional community college campuses and community sites throughout the seven county region.
Programs we work with: WIOA Adult, WIOA Dislocated Worker, Minnesota State Dislocated Worker, Talent Development Programming (TDP)/Incumbent Worker, WIOA Youth, Minnesota Youth, Pre-ETS Youth, Career EdVenture, Minnesota Family Investment Program, Veterans and 218 Trades.
Possible Services are: Tuition Support, On the Job Training, Career Counseling, Transitional Employment, Work Experience, and Support Services to assist with training, job seeking and keeping employment.
The governing bodies of JET are the Northeast Minnesota Workforce Development Board (WDB) and the Local Elected Official (LEO) Board of commissioners.
WDB membership is defined by WIOA legislation and must have a majority of private sector membership. The remaining members represent education, organized labor, economic development, rehabilitation, public assistance, community-based organizations and employment services.
The LEO Board is comprised of one commissioner from each of the seven counties in the joint powers agreement: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis.