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Agency HENNEPIN COUNTY
Position Social Workers
Description

Social Worker $16.84 - $29.43 / hour
Senior Social Worker $19.51 - $34.57 / hour
 
Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health (HSPHD) has and will have multiple vacancies. These positions are providing services to children or adults in need of protective services, or screening/assessments and case management services to address social service needs - often related to a disability. These positions are located throughout Hennepin County. Positions may be full time, part time, limited duration (temporary), and Grant. Hours and specific job duties will vary throughout different divisions.
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
For hire as a Social Worker, one of the following:
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, human services, or equivalent field
Licensed as a Social Worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work
For hire as a Senior Social Worker, one of the following:
Master's degree or higher in social work or closely related field
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or human services, and at least 27 quarter credits of graduate work in the above areas, and at least three years of full-time supervised experience as a social worker.
Licensed as a Graduate Social Worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.
Note: Candidates completing the education requirement on or before June 30, 2014 may also be considered. Most positions require a valid driver’s license.
HSPHD has a work culture of serving customers as a priority and an emphasis on work/life balance. This work environment allows staff to be in a flexible work environment to achieve outcomes of meeting customers' needs. 
Strong careers. Strong communities.
  
8:00am-5:00pm Weekdays
612-348-7855
HR.ServiceCenter@hennepin.us

Contact To learn more about the positions, view the complete posting online and access the online application process, visit our website at www.hennepin.jobs. The posting is open until 5 pm, Monday, April 28, 2014. Recruiter contact:  Leanne.Rajtar@hennepin.us
Link

www.hennepin.jobs

Agency VISTA
Position Social Impact Coordinator
Description Be a part of one of the largest and most innovative United Ways in the country. If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity to utilize your program development, management, and analysis skills, this is an ideal VISTA opportunity for you. Greater Twin Cities United Way unites caring communities to build pathways out of poverty, creating opportunity for all. The primary purpose of this VISTA Position is to develop, implement and support social impact initiatives that the United Way (UW) engages in with various community and agency partners. The Social Impact Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Impact Management, Community Impact staff, and Research staff at UW, as well as with staff at partner agencies including the Department of Employment and Economic Development. This VISTA Position provides the opportunity to engage in and help shape cutting edge research, analysis, and program implementation through involvement in initiatives including the Phillips Sectoral Employment Initiative, Pay-for-Performance Funding models, and measuring Return-on-Investment (ROI) of workforce development funding. The candidate selected for this unique opportunity will utilize and build expertise in social finance/impact investing, program development and evaluation, workforce development, data systems used to measure and track impact and accountability, build experience in grant-making and philanthropy, amongst other unique opportunities. In addition, this VISTA position will be involved in the general functions of the Community Impact Department, actively participating in community engagement strategies, planning and hosting forums, supporting fundraising strategies, as well as other meetings and duties. This VISTA will be part of the PSEI cohort. Members of this cohort will learn and grow together through bi-weekly professional development, group attendance at regional conferences and regular team building activities. www.phillipsfamilymn.org
Contact
Link  https://www.gtcuw.org/contact_us/careers/career_opportunities/vista_position_-_social_impact_coordinator/

Agency METROPOLITAN AREA AGENCY on AGING
Position Care Transitions Coach/Social Worker
Description

Provide transition coaching services using the Care Transitions Intervention® Program designed to improve the quality and safety of persons with complex care needs through times of transitions across care settings. Assist patients to gain the knowledge, skills, tools and confidence to become active participants in coordinating care and managing health conditions in accordance with their self-identified health goals.

We are the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, a leader, advocate, and partner in the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan region. We support communities, health care, individuals, caregivers and others to help the population age successfully, living independently longer in their communities. MAAA has an integrated system of information, assistance, education, services and facility-to-home support. As a regional agency, MAAA delivers Senior Linkage Line® services in partnership with the Minnesota Board on Aging.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education/Experience:
-    Licensed Social Worker required.
-    Minimum of three years of experience helping older adults connect to community resources.
 -   Ability to successfully complete Care Transitions Intervention® coach training and implement model.

Contact
Link To learn more about the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, we invite you to explore our website. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume on line at www.tcaging.org.

Agency ANOKA COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES
Position Social Worker - Child Protection
Description

Anoka County Community Social Services and Mental Health is establishing a register for immediate and future vacancies for a Social Worker in ongoing/intake family services. This position will provide Child Protection/Child Welfare services to families as mandated by Federal Regulation and/or Minnesota Statute.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY):
Completes child protection investigations/assessments; provides ongoing case management services for active child protection/child welfare cases; intervenes with clients in crisis situations where immediate action is required to prevent future family disruption and/or abuse or neglect; provides supportive casework services to families and/or foster parents and other out-of-home placement facilities; works with County Attorney’s Office, judicial system, police, schools, and other community resources involved with child protection/child welfare issues; provides assessment and evaluation of client’s problems in order to determine and monitor individual treatment plans; dictates case records and processes other paperwork and correspondence; appears in court as expert witness for cases as needed; attends training sessions and staff meetings.
REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or highly related field; one to three years of experience as a Social Worker in Child Protection/Child Welfare; Master’s Degree in Social Work strongly preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience; must possess a valid driver’s license, have an automobile available for business use, and good driving record.
Knowledge of: The principles, methods and techniques of social work; the dynamics of individual and group behavior; human growth and development; State and Federal laws and programs; use of current community resources; social and economic problems.
Ability to: Analyze complex case situations to evaluate potential improvement; set forth complicated situations clearly and concisely; motivate individuals, families and groups to achieve treatment goals; organize and work effectively; maintain good working relationships with clients, co-workers and community organizations; communicate to the community their responsibilities to resolve community problems; conduct interviews in a manner conducive to freeing applicants from constraint and to bring out full information about their circumstances; work under stressful conditions and to remain calm and objective.
Skill in: Record keeping and oral communications.
CLOSING DATE:  04/10/14

Contact Anoka County complies with the Americans With Disabilities Act. (TDD-for hearing impaired 763-323-5544). If you need an accommodation because of a disability, or have further questions regarding the application process, please call 763-323-5525.
Link  

Agency ASPIRES
Position Technical Advisor, Economic Strengthening for Child Protection, Care and Well-being
Description

From the job description: “Under an agreement with USAID’s Displaced Children and Orphans Fund, ASPIRES seeks to develop programming guidance for matching contextually appropriate economic interventions with specifically targeted households, with a particular  focus on reintegrating separated children into families and preventing unnecessary separation of children from their families. This process will be informed by the development and launch of two multi-component pilot interventions to be implemented in different countries. These will encompass related evaluation/operational research, designed specifically to test the efficacy and costs of economic strengthening interventions targeting households reintegrating children or households where children are at risk of separation due to social and economic vulnerability. The Technical Advisor will be expected to take a leading role in the design and assessment of the two field projects, as well as in carrying out research to develop guidance on household-targeted economic strengthening.”
For a full description and application instructions, please go to:
https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/14161/technical-advisor%2c-economic-strengthening-for-child-protection%2c-care-and-well-being/job?mode=view

Contact
Link https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/14161/technical-advisor%2c-economic-strengthening-for-child-protection%2c-care-and-well-bei

Agency KENWOOD THERAPY CENTER, LLC
Position Free Kenwood Center Informational Meeting:  Monday, April 14th: 6:00-7:30 PM
Description

Discover Kenwood's New Therapist, Intern, Practicum Student, and Volunteer Opportunities

Discover Kenwood's new therapist, internship, practicum and volunteer opportunities. Hear about our workshops and the Narrative Therapy Certificate Program (Levels 1 and 2). Learn about new Kenwood programs and updates about the SHARP Program. Find out about LMFT, LPCC and SW supervision details. Enjoy light food and drink with the Kenwood Staff and tour the Center. (Free to those who pre-register, $5 at the door.)

Current Employment Opportunities:
-IMMEDIATE opening for Licensed Therapist with DBT Training
-Seeking two LPC/LPCC Practicum Students in Master's Level Programs to assist in all aspects of the Kenwood Center's Mission
 -Seeking Therapists and a CNS--If you are a licensed or soon to be licensed therapist (LMFT, LP, LICSW, LPC, LPCC), psychiatrist, or CNS, please apply now!
 
For more information about job descriptions and how to apply, please visit our Opportunities Page.

Contact TO REGISTER:  https://www.kenwoodcenter.org/store/detail.aspx?ID=243
Link   http://www.kenwoodcenter.org/contact.html

Agency NYSTROM & ASSOCIATES
Position Behavior Analyst
Description Behavior Analyst
We are currently seeking a full-time Behavior Analyst for our Apple Valley clinic.  Applicants should have experience with:
-          Implementing functional behavior assessments and positive behavior solutions with children with autism or other behavioral difficulties
-          Strong clinical background in administering verbal behavior assessments
-          Strong clinical background in conducting language, play, and skill-based assessments
-          Designing, implementing, and/or training others using individualized language, play and skill-based curricula
Requirements
1.       Obtain a master’s or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university
2.       Obtain a Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental illness or children with emotional disturbances
Contact For more information about these career opportunities and other career opportunities at Nystrom & Associates, Ltd., please visit: www.nystromcounseling.com/careers.
Link www.nystromcounseling.com/careers 

Agency NYSTROM & ASSOCIATES
Position Mental Health Practitioner
Description

We are currently seeking full-time Mental Health Practitioners in our Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) and Children's Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) programs at our Twin Cities and Baxter/Brainerd clinics.  As a Mental Health Practitioner you will:
-          Maintain a full caseload
-          Build relationships with clients and assist them in identifying goals for functional improvement
-          Design and implement treatment and intervention plans reflective of your patients’ needs
-          Perform psychosocial evaluations and psychological testing
-          Assess, diagnose, treat and counsel patients
Requirements
1.       Obtain a master’s or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university
2.       Obtain a Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental illness or children with emotional disturbances

Contact To apply for this positions:
·         By e-mail: submit your cover letter and resume to our human resources department at humanresources@nystromcounseling.com,
·         By fax: submit cover letter and resume to: 651-379-1738
·         By mail:
Nystrom & Associates, Ltd.
1900 Silver Lake Rd. Suite 210
New Brighton, MN 55112
Link

  humanresources@nystromcounseling.com

Agency ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION
Position Care Consultant
Description

The Alzheimer’s Association’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.  The Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.  We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million families and caregivers.  The Alzheimer’s Association was recently recognized as the #1 largest Best NonProfit to Work For in the NonProfit Times 50 Best Places to Work for 2012 and 2011.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for providing care consultation services by assessing the individual/caregiver/family, developing individualized treatment plans to address biopsychosocial needs and implementing the treatment plan accordingly. The treatment plan will be implemented through education, skill development, and short-term family and individual counseling utilizing various approaches. This position will fulfill requirements of related grants including documentation and tracking referrals received due to grants and/or collaborative projects.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in social work preferred.  Master’s degree in counseling, nursing or psychology, or Master’s degree with equivalent experience, especially in the areas of dementia care or elder services may be considered
• Three years experience working in the geriatric field and the provision of psycho-social assessments and related action planning
• Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
• Experience with counseling, caregiver coaching, or support group facilitation preferred

Contact for COMPLETE job description, please contact Youa Vang at yvang@alz.org
Link   Please send resume, cover letter and references to Youa Vang at yvang@alz.org.

Agency ALLINA HEALTH - Corporate Office Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Position Social Worker for Mother Baby Mental Health Program 445413
Description

Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.
This position is for a SW who will work with our Psychiatrist on perinatal depression care initiatives
The responsibilities will include program development, direct clinical care, education, and training, patient care coordination and referral/triage
Education
Masters in Social Work Current LICSW in state of MN
Qualifications
Experience
Minimum 3 years of experience in Mental health assessments Minimum 3 years experience working with perinatal populations
Skills
Licensure/Certification Drivers license
          
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external stakeholders
Strong written and oral presentation skills
Experience providing education and training to other health professionals preferred Willingness to travel to various sites in the greater metro area
LICSW
 
Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
Part Time Position (20 hours/week) Day Shift
Non-Contract

For a complete job description, visit the link below.

Contact
Link

http://psrecruit.allina.com/psp/apply/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=2

Agency REIHAN COMPANY
Position Mental Health Practioner
Description

Join our growing team as a Mental Health Practitioner and help others improve their day to day lives. Reihan Company provides culturally competent Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) to the African immigrant community in the Twin Cities metro area. 
In this position, you will be assigned a small caseload of clients.  You will have the assistance of an interpreter, if needed.  Your role will include developing relationships and working with them to establish and increase independence in their daily living.  You’ll educate clients at home, and in the community to develop social competencies, to independently work with providers needed for improved mental and physical health.  Mental Health Practitioners can make all the difference for success in their new host country.
We are seeking creative, resourceful, culturally competent individuals with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for helping others improve their day to day lives. To qualify you’ll have:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a behavioral science and 2000 hours experience in supervised mental health service delivery
OR
• 6000 hours of supervised mental health service delivery
OR
•Master’s Degree in a mental health professional discipline

This is a full time position with benefits including PTO, Paid Holidays and Direct Deposit.

Contact To apply send resume and cover letter to HR@reihancompany.com.
Link   HR@reihancompany.com 

Agency RESOURCE - MINNESOTA RESOURCE CENTER
Position Employment Support and Placement Specialist
Description

This position will be responsible for assisting individuals with disabilities retain employment through long term supports to ensure they maintain competitive employment. This position will also be responsible for providing placement services and post-placement follow along services for up to a year to ensure they maintain employment, as well as assist in the development of new business relationships and help maintain existing relationships.

For complete job description go to:

http://www.resource-mn.org/employment-support-and-placement-specialist/

Contact Fax/email resume to Carrie Stang at 320.227-1309 / cstang@resource-mn.org
Link  http://www.resource-mn.org/employment-support-and-placement-specialist/

 

Agency GUILD INCORPORATED
Position Integrated Case Manager
Description

We help people with mental illness living in the metropolitan area lead quality lives as an accredited, not-for-profit, health and human services organization. Our history of developing innovative services dates back to the 1970s.

This position is responsible for helping individuals in Ramsey County, who have serious and persistent mental illness, lead self-directed lives by providing individualized, ongoing support services. Working as part of an inter-disciplinary team, the Case Manager must continually assess and respond to changes in the service needs of the clients. These services are provided in the field, wherever they are needed.

Education and Experience: The Case Manager shall be qualified under Minnesota law as a Mental Health Case Manager as follows: • Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and has 2,000 hours (1 year) of experience in the delivery of service to persons with mental illness; or • Is qualified under the waiver provisions of the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services; • One-year work experience in psychosocial rehabilitation settings is also desirable.

For detailed job description information go to:  http://guildincorporated.org/careers/jobs/

Contact Application Instructions Mail: Guild Incorporated Attn: Human Resources 130 South Wabasha St. Suite 90 Saint Paul, MN 55107 Fax: 651.450.2221 Email: employment@guildincorporated.org Website: www.guildincorporated.org
Link  www.guildincorporated.org

Agency CATHOLIC CHARITIES of ST. PAUL and MINNEAPOLIS
Position Assessment Specialists - full time
Description

We are looking for dynamic, talented and experienced professionals who are seeking work in a rewarding and fast-paced environment. If you have a passion for working on behalf of those most in need in the Twin Cities and you meet the duties and qualifications stated below we want to hear from you. Excellent benefits.
(www.cctwincities.org)

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (Macro Level), Social Science, Law, Housing or related discipline. Five (5) years experience managing client services in a related setting. In lieu of degree, seven (7) years of experience in a similar program service area.
Two (2) years of supervisory experience. Knowledgeable about housing programs and city regulations including landlord/tenant law and foreclosure processes
for detailed job information, go to:  http://www.cctwincities.org/Careers

Contact Please send Cover letter and resume to: Joyce Bartels
Email: housing.resumes@cctwincities.org
Please specify "Assessment Specialist" in the subject line of your email when applying
Link
http://www.cctwincities.org/Careers

Agency RESTART, INC.
Position Independent Living Skills (ILS) Worker
Description

Responsibilities: The ILS Worker works directly with Outreach clients, their communities, case managers and co-workers taking into account the areas of services, designated hours and community support. *Case management: Working with the clients using a holistic approach, assisting them in living skills, behavioral management, and program services. *ILS: Working with clients on developing and implementing independent living skills. Receiving input from co-workers on client goal setting, following through on goals and collecting goal data. *Household: Coaching and working with the clients on emergency situations, completing all necessary paperwork and working with the clients to live in their homes as independently as possible. *Training: Training through in-servicing, role modeling and staff meetings in the area of program services including: ILS goal areas, behavioral plans or approaches, documentation and client approach/rapport. *Meetings: Meeting with the Restart Outreach staff on a bi-weekly basis.
*Mandatory four-year degree in Social work, Psychology, or related field with one year of experience working with adults with disabilities OR a four year degree in any field with 3 years of experience working with adults with disabilities. *Mandatory flexible schedule, being able to fulfill the required services for the clients they work with without interfering with the clients’ daily schedule. *A clean driving record is mandatory. You must have a current driver's license and be able to show proof of insurance. *No criminal offense (misdemeanor or felony) that would disqualify an applicant from working with Vulnerable Adults. Employment is contingent upon successful completion for all of the following: *Physical Examination; for current employees, every five years *A two step Mantoux test (for Tuberculosis) is required for new hires and then for current employees every five years. *However, if the Mantoux test is positive, the employee needs to provide a clear chest x-ray every 12 months for two years.

for a complete job description go to:  http://restartincmn.org/join-our-staff/

Contact Email resumes to cherenea@restartincmn.org, fax to Cherene Ahlstrom at (952) 767-3351 or you may fill out an application which can be found on our website.
Link  www.restartincmn.org 

Agency MN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Position Student Intern, Youth Violence Prevention
Description

Youth Violence Prevention week – Intern will assist the Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator with planning and scheduling activities for youth violence prevention week. Duties will include reviewing and adapting the national youth violence prevention tool kit for local use and coordinating activities and events for YVP week including identifying and securing community partnerships. The Intern will also assist with developing a marketing strategy and will coordinate any promotional activities developed to raise awareness about youth violence prevention week and activities scheduled.

Summer 612 - Internship activities will include working closely with youth violence prevention coordinator and key partners to develop the theme, project design and selection of summer 612 grantees. The intern will also assist with developing marketing and promotion strategies for any products developed by grantees. Intern will support planning and event promotion activities through sites like Facebook and Twitter as well as contributing articles to various blogs. Intern will research and secure promotional opportunities for Summer 612 at local events. The intern will help to plan and coordinate the end of summer showcase event for 250 people. The intern will create and edit grantee project stories and will assist with marketing Summer 612 project stories to local print, radio, TV, and internet outlets. Intern will prepare weekly updates and reports for key partners on progress and promotional activities.

Key Partners include Minneapolis Public Schools working with Summer 612 grantees, Minneapolis Public Library, Downtown Improvement District and other Community Blueprint stakeholders. Intern should have some weekend/evening availability and reliable transportation. Must be punctual and have the ability to work in a team setting.

Contact

Hattie Wiysel  612-673-3528 or Hattie.Wiysel@minneapolismn.gov

Link For detailed information:  http://www.minneapolismn.gov/health/grants/internships

Agency PEOPLE INCORPORATED
Position Case Manager 1
Description

People Incorporated Mental Health Services is a Twin Cities-based nonprofit providing a spectrum of services through more than 60 programs in the greater metro area. Promoting and securing independence for people with mental illness is our mission, and it means that we provide people with mental illness with the help they need to avoid hospitalization and institutionalization and live hopeful, meaningful lives in the community. We’re known for creating innovative services tailored to the needs of each individual–and we’ve been doing it successfully for more than 40 years.

for a complete job posting:

http://www.minnesotanonprofits.org/job-details?id=77416

Contact

Link

  http://www.minnesotanonprofits.org/job-details?id=77416

     

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