Newsletter Subscription

Housekeeping Training Program

A housekeeping program student at the International Institute of Minnesota practices making a bed

Free Employment Program for New Americans

The Housekeeping Training program prepares New Americans to work in the hospitality and cleaning industry (including nursing, office buildings and hotels) as housekeepers.

Housekeeping Training Content

  • Proper cleaning & sanitation procedure
  • Chemical safety
  • Customer service
  • Dialogue with customers, coworkers and supervisors
  • Bed-making basics
  • Workplace safety
  • Computer skills
  • Speed skills
  • Industry-specific English
  • Guest speakers and visits to local employers

After training, the Institute’s employment specialists provide employment assistance, placement and ongoing employment support. Wages range from $15/hour to $17/hour. This class meets MFIP hourly requirements.

Housekeeping Student Eligibility

  • Be born outside of the United States
  • Currently living in Minnesota
  • Be able to read and write the English alphabet

Housekeeping Class Schedule

The class runs four times throughout the year. Upcoming sessions:

  • March 13 – April 21

Classes meet Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at the International Institute. Bus passes or gas cards are available; contact us for transportation help.

Register for Housekeeping Training

Housekeeping Program Inquiry

  • Thank you

    After submitting this form, we we will contact you with further details to complete registration.

Questions? Contact Lynn Thompson at, (651) 377-8626

Donate Today

You can provide New Americans with a strong start to a new life by making a donation to the Institute.

Give Now

Newsletter Subscription

Subscribe to our newsletter to stay in touch.

Back To Top Menu

Copyright 2023. All rights reserved.

Site Design by Saint Paul Media

Translate »