Full-Time 

Location:  West St Paul     

POSITION SUMMARY: This position involves intensive case management and employment services to individuals on MFIP who may have multiple barriers preventing them from securing and keeping employment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete a comprehensive needs assessment on all individuals referred to the program.
  • Develop individual employment plans and assist participants in accessing public and private resources to meet goals outlined in the plan.
  • Provide intensive case management that may include home visits, meetings with other agencies, and advocacy for participants and their families.
  • Maintain participant files, submit reporting forms, and other data as required by MFIP and Employment Action Center.
  • Work closely with program staff to communicate participants’ status, job search activities and their movement to self-sufficiency.
  • Help participants develop and strengthen their self-esteem and work behaviors.
  • Positively represent agency, program, and participant needs.
  • Actively participate in agency’s’ undoing racism plan.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.A. degree in human services or related field is preferred.  Global Career Development Certification preferred or ability to become certified.
  • One-year experience in vocational/employment counseling, case management, vocational rehabilitation, supported work settings, community mental health, or chemical dependency services.
  • Working knowledge of available community resources providing services to low-income families.
  • Ability to assess barriers to employment, write plans, and assist participants in attaining job goals.
  • Ability to instruct individuals or groups on job market, job seeking and job keeping skills.
  • Ability to complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a human services team.
  • Ability to provide or arrange services such as career/personal counseling, family counseling, financial counseling, housing issues, medical, mental health, and chemical dependency treatment.
  • Experience and desire to work with persons of diverse cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; computer experience required.

 

SALARY:  $32,000

 

BENEFITS INCLUDE:            3 weeks vacation, 10 sick days, 10 holidays, medical, dental, life and LTD insurance and 40(k) plan.

 

Send/email resume to:  N. Capers Vulu, Employment Action Center, Northern Service Center , 1 Mendota Road, Suite 170, West St Paul, MN 55118 / ncapers@resource-mn.org

 

No Phone Calls Please

 

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer