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OPEN: November 10, 2015

CLOSING: November 24, 2015 @ 12 noon

Position Summary:

The Case Manager(s) serves as primary contact and resource for individuals who are receiving assistant through Oshkiimaajitahdah. Reports to the Lead Case Manager and Executive Director, full-time positions with benefits, salary; DOQ.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Provide job placement counseling to Oshkiimaajitahdah participants ensuring access to employment opportunities, job development, financial assistance, training and other social programs that ensure participants are placed on the most direct path to unsubsidized employment.

• Work cooperatively with all agencies in the identification, orientation and referral process of public assistance recipients, especially those identified as mandatory for clients to continue to receive assistance.

• Perform in-depth assessments of employment history, job skills, transferable skills, entry level and advanced abilities, training and education of the eligible participants.

• Work closely with Oshkiimaajitahdah recipients to set goals, steps, tasks and time lines to develop and execute a written plan/contract between the Oshkiimaajitahdah program and participants. The goal is to achieve permanent, full time employment.

• Coordinate and monitor Career Development plan (CDP)/contracts to insure participants are receiving necessary and timely assistance. Verify that the job specific training is directly related to employment and relevant to the local labor market and employer needs.

• Provide ongoing in person monthly contact with participants to monitor individual progress and compliance with employment and/or job search plan/contracts. Includes on-going maintenance of case notes, plan/contract renegotiations and updates.

• Maintain files and complete all paperwork to insure compliance with state/federal requirements and to insure due process. Also required to maintain appropriate information releases by the Data Privacy Act.

• Promotes and develops employment and on-the-job training opportunities for applicants. Establishes relationships with employers regarding problems, complaints, and progress of recently placed applicants and recommends corrective action.

• Promotes, develops and terminates on-the-job training program opportunities with employers and assists in writing contracts. Identifies need for and assists in the development of auxiliary services to facilitate bringing disadvantaged applicants into job-ready status. Informs business and public about training programs through various media. Instruct applicants in resume writing, job search, and interview techniques. Work closely with employers on and off the Red Lake Nation.

• Monitor/assist in the progress of each consumer currently working to attain GED/High School Diploma.

• Serve as professional representative of Oshkiimaajitahdah and Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.

• All other duties as assigned.


• High School Diploma or GED and/or college equivalent.

• Education in Public Administration, Vocational Education, or related field with at least three (3) years of experience in related field preferred.

• Computer skills.

• Organizational skills.

• Exceptional oral communication including writing ability.

• High degree of skill in motivational techniques, problem solving and group work abilities.

• Ability to speak to large groups.

• Must have a valid Minnesota Driver's license and auto insurance.

• Employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test and background check.

• Abide by the New Beginnings Zero Tolerance Policy.

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847.


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