Lab Assistant - Career Lab at Riverside Plaza


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Career Lab at Riverside Plaza1525 South 4th St #202Minneapolis, MN 55454


Volunteer Purpose:

Make computer lab workshops more effective with direct client support. Develop, update, or critique resumes and cover letters for participants, who may face multiple barriers to employment. Coach and train participants on how to navigate various job search sites, read job descriptions thoroughly, and apply for positions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work one-on-one with participant to create or update a resume
  • Converse with participant, asking open ended questions in order to uncover needed information and discover skills
  • Assist clients with computer use, web browser navigation, job searching
  • Assist in facilitation of activities and curriculum


  • Knowledge of resume development, hiring process and job application
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and internet research
  • Must be organized and have the ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work well with others and be patient with learners
  • Not required but a plus: Language fluency in Somali and/or Oromo
Training Provided: General orientation/expectations will be provided by EMERGE staff. Benefits: Serve persons with differing levels of technology competency and job readiness. Work with diverse populations. Develop customer service and problem solving skills. Gain work experience. Empower individuals through sharing your skills, knowledge and guidance.
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Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 hours per week

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