Thinking of taking an adventure to Cook County MN for the summer for work?

You must be 18 years or older

You must have a valid ID,  Tribal ID is sufficient.

 

These jobs are intended for the summer season but some year round jobs will be available.

 

While applying for jobs, be sure and find one with housing available. 

 

There will be jobs listed that do not offer housing. These would only be secondary jobs if  you want extra hours/ income.

 

We plan to offer workshops and activities throughout the summer months, they will be listed on this site and employees will be able to sign up through here.

 

Be ready to work, summer is very busy here in Cook County and we need all hands on deck at all times.

 

Be on time for every shift, be 10 min early to impress. 

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5 EASY STEPS

1 Check out this page to better understand if this program is for you.

2 Sign Up if you're interested by filling out the form down below this page.

3 Wait till our team has approved your Sign Up and you'll receive an email welcoming you. (It might take a few days).

4 You're now able to apply to any job available, just fill out the application forms and we will forward them to the employers. Apply to many jobs to help your chances!

5 You're hired! Shoot us an email so we can organize your transportation!

We will not be a part of the actual hiring process. We are just forwarding your applications.

If this is your first job, be sure and write that on the application, your new employer will train you

 

Ask questions if you have any from the employer, pay, rent, transportation to grocery store, hours per week, start and end date  you will need to work with the employer directly, we will not be involved once you get here.

We highly recommend you to get a COVID-19 vaccine. It will keep people safe AND make your life easier (No quarantines required by CDC and it'll be easier for you to find a job/ travel).

 

If you do decide to come on this adventure, we will provide transportation to your new place of employment in Cook County MN from South Dakota. 

 

If you get fired or leave your job and want to go back home we will cover transportation back to Rapid City, you will need to make arrangements to get home from there.

 

Transportation home will be Greyhound bus and we highly recommend girls do not travel alone! Contact us if facing this problem, we will find another program member to travel with you.

 

If this is your first experience traveling so far from home, consider coming with a buddy!

 

On this site you will see a button for activities and workshops. We encourage you to sign up to experience all this beautiful County has to offer when options are available. We will provide transportation to and from events and provide guides when needed. (fishing, camping, hiking etc)

No events or workshops are mandatory. Just for fun!

 

Are ya ready for an adventure? Sign up today!

Our goal here is to put willing adventurous employees in touch with potential employers and throw in some fun activities for you at the same time. 

We will ​oversee activities, transportation to & from Rapid City, SD, along with weekly check-ins with program employees.

There are 863 miles from Pine Ridge, SD to Grand Marais, MN

 

Need help filling out an application, more info or just need help navigating this site ?

Pine Ridge, SD Employee Contact

Steve Hernandez 

605-454-2218

steve.hernandez@gwtc.net

Cinnamon S. Cuny

605-899-1701

ccuny@nativeprogress.org

Cook County, MN Employee Contact

Sarah Hamilton

218 388 2214

shamilton@nativeprogress.org

Sign up to the program here!

You only need to sign up once

Thanks for submitting! You can't apply to jobs yet. You will be contacted before your sign up is complete

 

We've stopped accepting new participants for this season.

If you wish to contact us please do so through the contact page.