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URBAN COMMUNITY SERVICES DEVELOPER - Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog (Family Children Services)


August 10, 2021



Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog

(Family Children Services)

Open: August 10, 2021

Closing: Until filled

Primary Functions:

Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog provides and arranges an array of culturally based intensive helping and healing services to families that is supportive and understanding of individual, family, and community needs; engaging families through a strength-based lens that is family centered, respects the dignity and worth of families, and promotes respect and self-determination. This position is responsible for identifying service needs and implementing Medicaid services to the Red Lake Nation community in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. This position will collaborate with existing Ombimindwaa programming in the urban area to work with families to garner feedback, implementing a strategic plan for program development. Reports to Director, full-time position with benefits, salary; DOQ.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

• Create and increase internal capacity to administer and provide Medicaid services to Red Lake Nation urban community

• Collaborate with internal Red Lake Nation programs and other stakeholders in the urban area to identify service gaps and create plans to fulfill needs

• Assist with the recruitment of providers to implement Medicaid services

• Provide administrative oversight to staff hired under this program

• Provide outreach and communication to community members to raise awareness of available services

• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of Anishinaabe customs and the Red Lake Nation community

• Knowledge of Medicaid services and their requirements

• Skilled in strategic planning and problem solving

• Skilled in building rapport with community and other stakeholders

• Ability to work independently and accomplish self-created milestones and timelines

• Ability to communicate with team members to regularly update progress and challenges


• Must hold a bachelor's degree in a human services or related field

• Experience in project management/program development

• Have computer competency

• Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively, good record keeping skills, and knowledge of our urban families and their community

• Must be able to maintain STRICT confidentiality

• Must have valid driver's license and insurance

• Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at the Government Center - Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Fax (218)-679-4176.


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