Children's Law Center of Minnesota

January 20, 2017


CLC seeks a social worker to be part of its multidisciplinary team to represent children in foster care. The social worker works with staff and volunteer lawyers to represent children in court. The social worker’s role in the representation includes meeting with the child clients and volunteer lawyers; gathering and reviewing new client files and forwarding them to lawyers; outlining placement, education, health and other issues and concerns for the lawyer’s attention. The social worker is responsible for ensuring client summaries and interim file reviews are performed and relevant issues flagged for the lawyers; responding to lawyers’ requests for information, assistance or advice on the issues noted above; working with lawyers on social work matters for their clients; and responding to telephone requests for assistance or information. In addition, the social worker will assist with CLC training and education programs, stay abreast of community programs and services relevant to foster children, and help CLC proactively address trends in child protection and social work issues. Some evening hours required.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and references to:

Lilia Panteleeva, Executive Director
Children’s Law Center of Minnesota
450 N. Syndicate St., Suite 315
St. Paul, MN 55104
fax: 651-646-4404, or via e-mail to

Position open until filled.