Somali Health Care Outreach Navigator/Paralegal

Somali Health Care Outreach Navigator/Paralegal

QUALIFICATIONS: Concern for the needs and rights of low-income persons and victims of domestic violence is required. This position requires the ability to work positively within a law office, supporting co-workers while focusing on high-quality service to clients. Somali/English language ability required. Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are a plus. Traveling between outreach and enrollment sites will be required. Criminal background check will be required. Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office required.

Health Care Outreach Navigator/Paralegal

Health Care Outreach Navigator/Paralegal

QUALIFICATIONS: Concern for the needs and rights oflow-income persons and victims of domestic violence is required. This position requires the ability to work positively within a law office, supporting co-workers while focusing on high-quality service to clients. Second language ability, particularly Spanish or Somali, preferred. Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are a plus. Traveling between outreach and enrollment sites will be required. Criminal background check will be required. Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office required.

LEGAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST – Minneapolis, MN

LEGAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST – Minneapolis, MN

POSITION SUMMARY:  The legal support specialist combines the skills of a legal assistant and legal secretary.  The person will perform both administrative and litigation duties as requested by the assigned attorneys.  Legal Assistant duties will include serving as a point of contact for case team attorneys.  Duties will also include responsibility for coordinating litigation support, ranging from assisting with the drafting of discovery requests and discovery responses and other discovery-related tasks, to reviewing, analyzing, and assigning coding/bate stamping schemes to documents and/or exhibits and efiling.  Secretarial duties will include generating documents utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; litigation software, organization, and maintenance of files and case calendars; and client communications.  The person will also provide back-up to others on the support staff team.  

Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board is hiring a Communications Associate

Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board is hiring a Communications Associate

The Communications Associate is the sole communications staff person for the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board and is responsible for communications, IT and data base management.  The Communications Associate supports all YCB staff in their communications needs but works under the direction of the Executive Director.  This is a full-time position.

Researcher 4 - Rural Health Research Center

The successful candidate for this position will participate in the design and implementation of rural health policy research projects and to support the dissemination of research findings. Research responsibilities include conducting comprehensive reviews of literature relevant to rural health research projects and synthesizing results; collaborating with research teams to collect and analyze data (qualitative and quantitative); and participating in the development of policy briefs, presentations, and peer-reviewed journal articles. Dissemination responsibilities include product design, layout and editing support, developing and implementing communications strategy, website and social media management, and coordinating external outreach to target audiences.

YCB is hiring a Communications Associate

The Communications Associate is the sole communications staff person for the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board and is responsible for communications, IT and data base management.  The Communications Associate supports all YCB staff in their communications needs but works under the direction of the Executive Director.  This is a full-time position.

 

Responsibilities include managing web communications and social networking, updating and maintaining data bases, production and dissemination of a monthly newsletter and other promotional materials through GovDelivery.com and providing Communications support to staff.

 

Qualified candidates for the position of Communications Associate will have strong project management capabilities and familiarity with various electronic platforms. They will also be well organized and flexible with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff, elected officials, members of the public, and youth from diverse backgrounds as well as outside partners and vendors.

 

Gardener for Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Performs lead work in the design and management of landscape plants.  Maintains horticultural specimens including trees, shrubs, perennial plants, annual plant displays, and hardscapes in public parks, formal garden areas, and natural areas.  Works with horticultural, planning and other MPRB staff to design and redesign garden areas each year to provide safe, innovative and aesthetically pleasing outdoor environment for patrons.

Arborist for Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

The MPRB is seeking a dedicated Arborist to perform highly skilled and difficult manual work in the care and maintenance of trees in parks, along boulevards and parkways, and on other city properties throughout the City of Minneapolis.  The Arborist promotes the proper growth of trees and maintains the overall health of the urban forest.

Climate Generation Development Coordinator

Climate Generation empowers individuals and their communities to engage in solutions to climate change, with a vision of a world of resilient communities with equitable solutions. Established by Minnesota polar explorer Will Steger in 2006, our work is founded on the power of personal story. We are dedicated to addressing the urgent issue of climate change through our programming that builds climate literacy, develops climate advocates, and elevates leaders. We have a clear vision to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.

Alliance Seeks Coalition Organizer

The Alliance is seeking a Coalition Organizer who will support community driven coalitions of allied organizations in issue campaigns that build long-term power and achieve short-term victories. The position also provides educational resources and tools that advance organizing activities within the equitable development field. One key component of this position will be convening and staffing the Blue Line Coalition, which is focused on fostering local leadership to secure equitable transit oriented development. This coalition is working to leverage community benefits, economic opportunity and livability along the Bottineau Light Rail corridor, advancing corridor-wide policies that support affordable housing, workforce and economic development policies for the Blue Line CommunitiesThis position can be part-time or full-time.

Serve on the Metropolitan Council

The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency for the seven-county metropolitan area. The Council operates the regional bus and rail system, collects and treats wastewater, coordinates regional water resources, plans regional parks and administers funds that provide housing opportunities for low- to moderate-income individuals and families. 

Council members serve 4-year terms, concurrent with the governor’s term of office.

MID-MINNESOTA – LEGAL ASSISTANT

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) seeks a full-time legal assistant to aid its Minneapolis Housing Team in the representation of tenants.  Legal Aid’s mission is to advocate for the legal rights of disadvantaged people to have safe, healthy, and independent lives in their communities.  Legal Aid provides free civil legal representation to clients with low incomes and seniors throughout 21 counties in central Minnesota, and to people with disabilities throughout the state.  The Minneapolis office generally serves clients who live in Hennepin County.

Neighborhood Development Center Job Opportunities

NDC is currently hiring for two different positions in their Loan Department, Loan Officer and Loan Portfolio Manager. NDC places a strong emphasis on accountability, adaptability and commitment to working closely with entrepreneurs to help overcome obstacles and barriers. NDC's work relies upon collaboration and strong personal relationships. These values drive their policies, programs and personnel

MDHR Job Opening

Make a difference by working in state government

MDHR is looking to fill a position within the Department. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 19, 2018. Anyone interested in the position can view a full position description here by searching the Job ID 27808.

 

Mediation Program Manager (Job ID: 27808)

This position is the first of its type at MDHR and will develop, improve, expand, implement, and administer MDHR’s statewide mediation program. The person in this position will design program parameters from the ground up, communicate those parameters to stakeholders, and implement those parameters to successfully administer the mediation program, This position will also develop internal program standards and criteria, including what types of cases should be mediated, and the qualifications criteria for volunteer mediators. The position will recruit, manage, and train volunteer mediators. This position will solicit feedback from stakeholders on the mediation program and volunteer mediators’ performance. The incumbent will manage the pipeline for mediation and ensures the Department integrates mediation into the overall Enforcement work of MDHR. The person will also mediate a select number of cases.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

To be considered minimally qualified, you must meet the following criteria:

Licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota and be in good standing.

Must be a qualified neutral under the Minnesota General Rules of Practice Rule 114 or become one within six months of starting the position.

Working knowledge of the Minnesota Human Rights Act.

Possess a theoretical and practical understanding of the dynamics alternative dispute resolution and the elements which influence the behavior and attitudes of the parties and their constituents, using this knowledge to shape and direct the mediation program.

Two years’ experience in utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

Excellent human relations skills; be able to clearly and effectively communicate with clients both orally and in writing; perform necessary research and calculations; and maintain control over the environment and process during mediation and trainings.

Occasional weekend and evening hours and travel are essential to the position.

Excellent time management skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience managing a mediation or similar ADR program is preferred.

Project management experience is preferred.

 

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted through Nov. 19, 2018..

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Jodie Segelstrom at: jodie.segelstrom@state.mn.us or 651-259-3768