A remote worker is someone who performs the majority of their employment duties from a home office or co-working space.
An eligible remote worker is someone who:
- Is a full-time employee for a company headquartered outside of the region; and
- Is relocating from a distance of 60 miles or greater from the Bemidji area (as defined by
a radius from the City of Bemidji); and
- Is becoming a full time resident of the Bemidji area (56601 zip code. Note: applications
must be received within one month of documented relocation to the area); and
- Performs the majority (95-100%) of their employment duties remotely (from a home
office or co-working space in the Bemidji area, such as the LaunchPad); and
- Is obtaining internet services through Paul Bunyan Communications.
YES - Recent area higher education grads who accept a full-time remote work position with a company headquartered outside of the Bemidji region and are telecommuting from Bemidji are eligible.
An eligible participant is someone who has recently relocated to the Bemidji area and accepting a traditional full-time position.
Complete the survey by clicking Here and the questions will route you to your specific program.
A coworking space is a shared location outside of the home ideal for telecommuters and small business owners, that provides a flexible size, environment, and contract terms. The LaunchPad is a co-working space located in Bemidji in the Historic Mayflower Building.
Applicants are responsible for obtaining their own employment and housing.
If you are looking for a job, a good place to start is BemidjiWorks. This will direct you to some resources to help you begin your search. If you are looking for specific guidance, you can contact Greater Bemidji at 218-444-5757.
Here are some tools for relocating to the Bemidji area:
- For data on demographics, median home prices, and services and amenities, click HERE
- For available housing inquiries, visit:
- For new housing construction options, click HERE
- For basic information about the Bemidji area schools, click HERE
- For child care information, click HERE