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myHealth for Teens & Young Adults is dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in an inclusive environment.

myHealth provides a challenging and rewarding work environment for individuals with a passion to serve our community’s teens, young adults and families. myHealth is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, open and affirming employer without regard to: gender, race/color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, status with public assistance, political affiliation, age, marital status, creed, and local human rights commission activity. All employment opportunities are posted on the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits job board.

Mental Health Therapist Program Manager

Posted October 2017

Title: Mental Health Therapist Program Manager

JOB SUMMARY

Individual will be responsible for providing diagnostic assessment, treatment planning and therapy services to adolescents, young adults and their families. Responsibilities include therapy with clients and family, parent education, possible group therapy and related paperwork, supervision and coordination of all staff therapists and interns. Individual will also engage in outreach and community education activities. This position will include time spent on outreach and networking activities to build community knowledge and client base.

Hours: 25-35 hours / week – this is a benefits eligible position. Hours hired for are flexible with a set number of weekly hours to be mutually agreed upon and determined at time of hire.

REPORTING RELATIONS

  • Two part-time Mental Health Therapists
  • Counseling/MH interns

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provide direct therapy services to adolescents, young adults and their families at the Hopkins clinic, in the community and schools when needed.
  • Supervise other therapists/counselors and interns in the organization to include, but not limited to doing annual staff reviews, collaboration, supervision, hiring, training, granting/denying time off, covering staff for vacations, illness, timecards etc.
  • Carry out all necessary administrative activities regarding charting, billing, program reporting and scheduling, etc.
  • Build referral network through community meetings and other outreach activities
  • Provide outreach, consultation, and other professional services to school systems, referral sources and other related community groups.

Must have reliable transportation and a valid MN State Driver’s License to travel and provide mental health services in Carver, Hennepin, and Scott counties when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Masters degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Psychology from an accredited University
  • Previous experience working as a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Psychologist (LP) in the state of MN
  • Previous experience working with adolescents and young adults
  • Demonstrated knowledge of age related growth and development principles
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with adolescents and young adults
  • Ability to build and sustain effective collaborative relationships with colleagues, staff and community partners
  • Ability to work evenings and some Saturdays
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from a variety of economic, social and culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Technical proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to the mission of myHealth

Preferred:

  • EHR experience
  • Experience in non-profit health care, reproductive health or adolescent issues
  • Play therapy experience
  • Board Certified Supervisor

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Currently licensed as an independent clinical social worker (LICSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Psychologist (LP) in the state of MN.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is primarily sedentary in nature. No special demands are required.

Applications due November 17th.
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to:
connier@myhealthmn.org

Health Educator

Posted October 2017

Title: Health Educator

JOB SUMMARY

The Health Educator is responsible for planning and presenting educational presentations to schools and community groups. The Health Educator will use evidence-informed curriculum and appropriate strategies and methods that support young people in making healthy and well-informed decisions. Topics the Health Educator will be presenting include, but are not limited to: abstinence, contraception, safer sex, healthy relationships, intimacy and consent, stress management, sexually transmitted infections, sexual decision making, and puberty.

Hours: 32-40 hours / week – this is a benefits eligible position. Hours hired for are flexible with a set number of weekly hours to be mutually agreed upon and determined at time of hire.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Facilitate ongoing health education classes and small discussion groups for students, young adults and parents, in schools and other youth serving organizations; educational presentations are off-site and travel is required
  • Develop, adapt and revise, as needed, youth development group curricula, materials and activities with an emphasis on utilizing evidence-based curriculum
  • Contact and consult local schools and other youth serving organizations to coordinate the scheduling of presentations
  • Complete education logs for every presentation, keeping accurate compilations of statistical data for reporting
  • Ability to travel extensively, primarily in the West Metro, to teach at multiple sites per week

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in youth development, social work, sociology, psychology, women and gender studies, public health, nursing or education
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in classroom instruction or program facilitation, working with young people grades 7 – 12
  • Ability to work flexible hours including during and after school, potentially evenings and occasionally weekends
  • Ability to foster diversity and open communication within teams and programs
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from a variety of economically, socially and culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other educators, clinic staff, volunteers and community members
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a high performing team
  • Technical proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Committed to the mission, vision and core values of myHealth

Preferred:

  • Bilingual; Spanish speaking a plus
  • Previous work with young people with special needs
  • Experience with and confidence in speaking in front of large groups of people
  • Experience in non-profit sector, community education, reproductive healthcare or adolescent issues
  • Knowledge of the stages of youth development and positive approaches to behavior management

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Must have valid driver’s license, car insurance and own vehicle
  • Must complete Mantoux testing

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

Environmental/Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily off-site at schools and community sites in the West Metro.

 

Physical Demands: May require occasional lifting of supplies and equipment of up to 50 lbs.

Applications due November 17th.
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to:
kelseys@myhealthmn.org
Internships

myHealth is looking for an intern! For our internships, a minimum commitment of three months is required. Some positions may require a longer time commitment.

Health Educator Intern

Posted November 2017

Title: Health Educator Intern

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

myHealth for Teens & Young Adults is a clinic in Hopkins, MN serving teens and young adults ages 12-26 for basic medical care, sexual and reproductive health care and mental health counseling. myHealth welcomes youth of all races, faiths, cultures, gender identities, sexual orientations and backgrounds. Our services are provided in a confidential, non-judgmental, caring and safe environment. We have a sliding scale fee schedule for all clients, but never turn anyone away for inability to pay.

JOB SUMMARY

The Health Educator Intern is responsible for planning and presenting educational presentations to schools and community groups. The intern will use evidence-informed curriculum and appropriate strategies and methods that support young people in making healthy and well-informed decisions.  Topics the Health Educator Intern will be presenting include, but are not limited to: abstinence, contraception, safer sex, healthy relationships, intimacy and consent, sexually transmitted infections, sexual decision making, stress management, and puberty.

Hours: 8-12 hours / week – this is an unpaid position– benefits are not offered

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Facilitate health education classes and small groups for teens and young adults, parents, and professionals, in schools and other youth serving organizations; the Health Educator Intern must be comfortable presenting to a range of group sizes, from 10 – 150 individuals
  • Remain calm and collected during presentations and answer anonymous questions quickly in a professional, value-free manner
  • Travel offsite to educational presentations
  • Develop, adapt and revise, as needed, curricula, materials and activities with an emphasis on utilizing evidence-based curriculum
  • Complete education logs for every presentation, keeping accurate compilations of statistical data for reporting

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Currently working to complete college degree in youth development, social work, education, sexuality, gender studies, women’s studies, communications, health promotion, public health, or other applicable major or a related field.
  • Experience and confidence in speaking in front of large groups of people
  • Experience in reproductive healthcare or adolescent issues
  • Knowledge of the stages of youth development and positive approaches to behavior management
  • Ability to work flexible hours including during and after school, potentially evenings and occasionally weekends
  • Ability to travel, primarily in the West Metro, to teach at multiple sites
  • Ability to foster diversity and open communication within teams and programs
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from a variety of economically, socially and culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other educators, clinic staff, volunteers and community members
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a high performing team
  • Technical proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Committed to the mission, vision and core values of myHealth

Preferred:

  • Bilingual; Spanish speaking a plus
  • Previous work with young people

 

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Must have valid driver’s license, car insurance and own vehicle
  • Must complete Mantoux testing
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to:
LauraH@myhealthmn.org