MCS Employment & Training Programs

Merrick Community Services is dedicated to providing services aimed at starting careers and building skills for today’s job market.  Merrick provides certified training programs construction, and partners with the Eastside Learning Center Hubb@Harding and other training partners to help residents achieve career, training, and financial goals.

Kick-start your Future Today!

The following programs are offered at Merrick headquarters location at 1669 Arcade Street N., Suite 4, St. Paul, MN 55106.  Phone 651-219-5555:

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Merrick Community Services is now accepting applications for its Spring Construction Training Program. The free training program provides both construction training, as well as the soft skills that will give participants the tools for their trade. See additional contact and enrollment information by clicking on the program flyer HERE.

One on One Employment Coaching
Instructor Led PavingAre you, or someone you know, seeking to explore careers and free local training opportunities? Are you looking for one on one help finding your next career or moving to the next level? Contact Robert Taylor at or call 651-219-5555 to set up an appointment.

Resource Center
Merrick’s 1669 Arcade Street N., Suite 4 location offers computers, phone, copying/faxing services, and assistance with job search activities during business hours Monday through Friday.

East Side Employment Exchange
As a core member of the East Side Economic Growth Initiative, Merrick partners with the following organizations to collaborate on employer outreach, job fairs, and recruitment for local training opportunities:

  • Lutheran Social Services’ Eastside Financial Center
  • Hmong American Partnership
  • Goodwill Easter Seals of MN

To learn more about the East Side Employment Exchange, please contact Robert Taylor at 651-219-5555 or