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

CLIENT SERVICES/INTAKE STAFF The Minneapolis office of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

RESPONSIBILITIES:  This person will be part of the Client Services team.  Responsibilities include conducting initial client intakes (determining eligibility, interviewing potential client to collect facts in the case, writing a summary of the interview, and entering information into a case management database); answering the main switchboard and directing callers to staff and making referrals; processing office files by updating information in a database; creating and sending form letters; greeting and assisting visitors to the office; interpreting (assuming multi language fluency); and performing other tasks as needed, such as library filing.

New Job Opening at Venture Academy

The Youth Program Manager is responsible for the overall administration of a school-based Out-of-School Time program serving approximately 30-50 youth in 6th-12th grade each day (around 100 each week) at Venture Academy. Directly supervises a staff, volunteers and interns. Works closely with the school administration and other community-based support programs outside of the school. The Program Manager coordinates and oversees program operations to ensure individual academic and emotional growth and support developmental assets of youth through research-based programming, using a holistic approach that is trauma-informed and strengths-based. Provides support to students and staff by actively participating in family engagement events and helping to mobilize applicable resources to students in need.

Youth Work, Job Title: Contact Plus Youth Counselor

Youth Work, Job Title: Contact Plus Youth Counselor

This full-time Youth Counselor position involves direct service with participants in the Contact Plus Program with Girls Incorporated® at the YWCA of Minneapolis that inspire youth to make positive decisions for themselves and their future. This position provides group, individual, and educational support to low income urban youth ages 10-18 years old. The Youth Counselor will recruit program participants, develop and modify program curriculum, and complete monthly reports. The Contact Plus Youth Counselor will collaborate with the Minneapolis Public Schools and other youth serving agencies utilizing the Girls Incorporated® program curriculum and Contact Plus curriculum/resources to meet program goals and outcomes.

FedEx Hiring for the Holidays

FedEx Ground is having a hiring event this Saturday from Noon- 3pm.  If you know of anyone that is interested in working at FedEx Ground over the Holidays let them know they are welcome to come apply, see the facility they would be working at and if we are able we will interview them on Saturday.  Currently we also have our $200 referral programs which is a great way for employees to earn extra money.

Announcement of vacancies on the Board of Directors of Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc.

Potential candidates will be considered by the Executive and Governance Committee of the Hennepin Healthcare Board of Directors, whose recommendations will be considered by the full Hennepin Healthcare Board. The Hennepin Healthcare Board will recommend a slate of candidates for these positions that will be forwarded to the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners for its consideration and vote to either approve or reject the slate.

Creative CityMaking Job Opportunities

Creative CityMaking Job Opportunities

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy in the City of Minneapolis is seeking three (3) experienced artist(s)/designer(s) to participate in Creative CityMaking and a full-time program manager to work with the Creative CityMaking program at the City of Minneapolis

Apprentice Program to help fill Metro Transit driver shortage

Apprentice Program to help fill Metro Transit driver shortage

Metro Transit is turning to one of the most time-tested methods of training workers to fill out its ranks with new bus drivers and mechanics – apprenticeships. Today, the regional transit agency announced it will be participating in the Minnesota Apprenticeship initiative, which will bring on as many as 200 new employees in the coming years.