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.

Health Mentor

Date: November 2021

Title: Health Mentor

Reports to: Community Education Manager

WHO WE ARE

myHealth for Teens & Young Adults is a 501 (c3) non-profit organization committed to providing clinical services for adolescents and young adults. myHealth‘s mission is to improve the health of our community by providing health services and information that support teens and young adults in making responsible and well-informed decisions. myHealth’s vision is that one day all young people will be educated and empowered to make responsible decisions regarding their health and relationships.

WHAT WE DO

myHealth for Teens & Young Adults clinic-based programs offer youth and young adults, ages 12-26, comprehensive, preventative and youth-focused medical services, mental health services, community outreach and education, and nurse home visiting for pregnant and parenting teens. Our clinic is located downtown Hopkins and our services are offered without judgment in a caring and safe environment.

JOB SUMMARY

The Health Mentor position is responsible for providing a range of sexuality education programming and serving as a resource and support around sexuality and health topics. All programming may include both in person and virtual formats. The Health Mentor will largely work independently and must collaborate to a high degree with Hopkins West Junior High school staff, district staff, community partners, and other myHealth for Teens & Young Adult staff.

EDUCATION TEAM

We engage community education holistically, utilizing both trauma-informed and positive youth development approaches when working with young people and community partners in order to support and establish safe learning environments, healthy decision-making, engaged youth and supportive families.

Hours: 40 hours/week

This is a benefits eligible position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Facilitate health education presentations and youth development groups for students, young adults, and parents, in school and out of school time, including small and large groups, parent education and outreach events.
  • Identify, develop, adapt and revise, as needed, programming, materials and activities that support student’s wellbeing
  • Provide one-to-one education, support, and developmentally appropriate information to young people who are seeking guidance, resources, and mentoring on topics such as relationships, sexual health, accessing health care and various other related sexual health issues
  • Recruit and facilitate a youth leadership council, peer education group, or equivalent ongoing small group program
  • Collaborate with school staff and administration to ensure all health mentor services are confidential, culturally relevant, easily accessible, and supported across the school
  • Collect and report data regularly including monthly reports, complete accurate compilations of evaluation and statistical data for reporting
  • Build productive relationships and collaborate with myHealth staff, Hopkins School District staff, and community organizations on programming and services, working groups, task forces, and other groups
  • Provide leadership in advancing sexuality education programs, safe and supportive schools, and policies that support young people’s sexual and reproductive health in the school and community
  • Engage in continuous professional development to ensure services are culturally relevant, trauma-informed, inclusive, accessible, and using the most current information available
  • Manage programming independently, with limited supervision

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in youth development, social work, sociology, psychology, women and gender studies, public health, education, nursing OR extensive (2+ years) volunteer and/or teaching experience with pre-teens, teens and/or young adults.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in public health, education, youth work or program facilitation, working with young people grades 6 – 12
  • In-depth knowledge of sexual health and adolescent development. Comfort discussing sexual and reproductive health issues
  • Ability to work flexible hours including during and after school, occasionally evenings and 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 public speaking skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a high performing team
  • Committed to the mission, vision and core values of myHealth
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.

REQUIRED LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS

Environmental/Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily on site at Hopkins West Junior High and myHealth for Teens & Young Adults.

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

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, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, status with public assistance, political affiliation, age, marital status, creed, and local human rights commission activity.

Please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] and visit our website at www.myhealthmn.org for more information.
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Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Date: August 2021

Title: Licensed Mental Health Therapist

JOB SUMMARY

Individual will be responsible for providing diagnostic assessment, treatment planning and therapy services to adolescents, young adults and their families at the Hopkins clinic.  Responsibilities include therapy with clients and family, parent education, possible group therapy, engaging in outreach and community education activities and related paperwork.  This position will include time spent on outreach and networking activities to build community knowledge and client base.  Schedule and hours are flexible and will be negotiated upon hire.

Salary Range: $28-$30/hour

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provide direct therapy services to adolescents, young adults and their families at the Hopkins clinic and school based therapy.
  • Provide outreach, consultation and other professional presentations 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 off site mental health services at Satellite clinics, or local schools.
  • Build referral network through community meetings and outreach activities
  • Carry out all necessary administrative activities regarding charting, billing, program reporting and scheduling
  • Attend scheduled Mental Health program, all-clinic and all-staff meetings on the second Thursday of each month

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Psychology from an accredited University
  • Previous experience working as a licensed clinical social worker (LICSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), 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 one evening and some weekends
  • 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, objectives and core values of myHealth
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.

Preferred:

  • Experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Experience in non-profit healthcare, reproductive health or adolescent health issues

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 ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS

Environmental/Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily in a clinic environment.

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

Please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] and visit our website at www.myhealthmn.org for more information.

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

Please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] and visit our website at www.myhealthmn.org for more information.
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