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Open: May 1, 2020-Until filled


Serves as primary contact and resource for individuals who are receiving Cash and Food benefit assistants through

Oshkiimaajitahdah. Reports to the Lead Family Service Case Manager, Family Service Supervisor, Assistant TANF

Director, and Executive Director, full-time position w/benefits, salary; DOQ.


●Provide job placement counseling to participants ensuring access to employment opportunities, job development,

financial and food 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 recipients to set goals, steps, tasks and time lines to develop and execute a written

plan/contract between the program and participants. The goal is to achieve permanent, full time employment.

●Coordinate, assist, and monitor Career Development plan (CDP)/paperwork 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 process 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.

●Must attend training away from office at least 2 time prior to becoming dually trained.


●G.E.D/High School Diploma.

●Prior experience in Human Services field preferred. Previous experience in Maxis and Workforce One


●Exceptional written/oral communication, computer, and organizational skills.

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

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

●Abide by the New Beginnings Zero Tolerance Policy and Confidential Policy.

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

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas accepted at Government Center – Human

Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 – Fax (218)-679-4176.


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