Stearns County

Opportunity Services offers several programs in Stearns County, including Extended Employment (EE) and Supported Employment Services (SE). Whether you’re looking to work alongside your peers or work independently- we have a place for you at Opportunity Services!

Opportunity Services in Stearns County
1717 W. Saint Germain St., St. Cloud, MN 56303
320-203-7750

Meet the staff:

Steve Hollingsworth. Steve is our Site Supervisor in St. Cloud and oversees the Opportunity Services work teams throughout the community. Steve has been with Opportunity Services since fall 2009 when he began as a job coach at a work site. In 2013 he was promoted to St. Cloud Site Supervisor. “I was excited to work at Opportunity Services from the very beginning. Not only are we helping clients reach independence, we are fulfilling a business need. The businesses in our community are searching for dedicated and passionate workers- that’s where Opportunity Services steps in to make the partnership work.” You can reach Steve directly at SteveH@OppServ.org

Job Sites

Each job site differs in the duration of the job and skills needed to complete tasks. Each client has the choice to pick their desired job site, and our expert staff takes the time to get to know clients to help them find work they enjoy!

TJ Maxx
Division Place Shopping Center, 2832 Division St, St Cloud
Clients enjoy working at TJ Maxx because of the variety of on-the-job tasks. On a given day, you could find clients sorting new merchandise, placing new products on the sales floor, fulfilling various janitorial tasks and more!

Hotels
Opportunity Services work teams are on-site at various hotels throughout St. Cloud every day, including: Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Homewood Inn and Suites and Hampton Inn. The duties at the hotels vary, but can include: cleaning rooms, maintaining common use space, stocking supplies and more. Clients enjoy the fast paced environment of the hotel jobs.

G & K Services
1250 Kuhn Dr, St Cloud
At G&K, clients sort hangers, roll towels into rags and recycle used hangers. This is a great job for clients that need to be stationary on-the-job. With both morning and afternoon shifts, there is always a big group on-site at G&K everyday!

St. Cloud Seasonal Job Sites:

St. Cloud Parks and Recreation
Throughout the summer, an Opportunity Services work team spends three days a week at Munsinger Clemens Gardens, watering flowers, pulling up weeds and more. Two days a week, the work team cleans around Lake George Park. There they pick up trash, weed and keep an eye out for lost and found items. The clients love being outside during the summer!

Joe Faber Field
An Opportunity Services work team cleans and details the stadium before each St. Cloud Rox home game throughout the summer. Clients enjoy working outside and alongside the baseball team!

Opportunity Services also provides Supported Employment Services in Stearns County. Clients that are looking to work on their own can contact Opportunity Services for a situational assessment, assistance with resume or interview skills, on-the-job support and more! To learn about our Supported Employment Services, visit our Work On Your Own webpage: http://oppserv.org/clients-families/types-of-assistance/work-on-your-own/