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Business Partner Council Portal

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Business Partner Council Portal

Thanks for volunteering your time to help our program participants enhance their skills and enter the workforce. We appreciate your commitment and your time to help strengthen Minnesota’s workforce.

The following links provide access to information for Avivo Business Partners. Please contact us directly if you need something you cannot find here.


Business Partner Council Meeting Schedule

September 5, 2018
8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

December 4, 2018
8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Job Seekers of the Month


Quantrale Amos Warren Ellis
Looking for: Medical receptionist or other medical office support roles; other office support roles in Minneapolis-area. Looking for: Maintenance/custodial; Environmental services facilities technician and boiler operator; apprenticeships.
Quantrale is a recent graduate of Avivo’s Medical Office Support Training Program. He is a responsible, dedicated individual with years of non-profit, media/communications and early education work experience. He is looking to put his newly acquired knowledge, skills and interests to work in the healthcare field. Quantrale would like to start out working part-time and work his way to a full-time position. Warren is a recent graduate of the work readiness training program and most of his job experiences have been in support services. He enjoys working with his hands and learning new skills. Warren holds a State of Minnesota Special Class Engineer Boiler License. Warren is highly favored among former employers and has a great work history with the experience and skill to be a great candidate for many positions.
Quantrale’s Resume Warren’s Resume


Patty (Pat) Boelter Silvija Kancans
Looking for: Medical receptionist; Medical office assistant; Office Support/Administrative Support in south-metro area. Looking for: Sales opportunities at healthcare provider or medical device company.
Pat was out of the workplace for many years caring for her family, but she is returning after having updated her office skills with Avivo’s Office Support Training. Pat also renewed her nursing license with the State of Minnesota after completing Normandale’s Nursing Refresher course this spring. Pat is eager to apply her updated skills to the workplace. She is a committed, reliable, stable job seeker whose blend of medical and office skills qualify her well for any number of positions in office administration or medical assisting. Pat would like to start out in a part-time role and work her way up to a full-time position. Silvija is an Avivo participant with a wide range of experience, both educational and professional. Silvija has an MBA, MS, and RN. She wishes to put her nursing, product development, and project management skills to work in the healthcare and medical device fields. Her hands on experience and sales experience make her a highly valued asset to any sales/marketing team.
Pat’s Resume Silvija’s Resume


Business Partner Council Meeting Minutes/Agendas

3/7/2018 Agenda – Minutes

6/6/2018 Minutes

Member Resources

Business Partner In-Kind Form
Business Partner Council Job Description
Business Partner Council Ambassador Description
Business Partner Council Priorities 2018
Business Partner Fundraising Policy


Work Readiness Materials

Behavioral Interviewing
Cold Calls to Employers
Completing Applications
Completing Applications – Guide
Completing Applications – Tips
Cover Letters
Diversity in the Workplace
Dressing for an Interview
Email Etiquette
Employer Expectations Panel
Informational Interviewing
Ins and Outs of Staffing Agencies
Internet Job Search
Internet Job Search – Do’s and Don’ts
LinkedIn Guide
Networking and Relationship Building
Online Applications
Preparing for a Phone Interview
Preparing for an Interview
Proactive Job Search 
Questions to Ask the Interviewer
Resume Writing
Social Media