806 North Albert Street,
St.Paul, Minnesota 55104


Current Openings

Position Title: Residential Counselor (LADC or ADC-T

Supervisor: Treatment Director

Hours: 8am-4pm Monday-Friday

Salary: Dependent on Qualifications


  • Must have an alcohol and drug counseling license issued by the State of Minnesota and a Bachelor Degree in Human Services or a related field.
  • Possess knowledge and experience or a desire to work with Native Americans and other underserved populations recovering from a substance use disorders.
  • Must be able to utilize electronic health records efficiently.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to pass background check by DHS and a national background check.
  • Must have a valid Minnesota driver’s license and proof of insurance.
  • If applicant has a history of substance use disorder, he/she must be in compliance with DHS 245G. Two years of confirmed abstinence from all mood altering chemicals.


  • Provide counseling and facilitate group therapy according to 245G and program policies.
  • Conduct individual counseling with assigned clients at least once a week or more if needed.
  • Facilitate therapy groups as scheduled by program outline.
  • Document comprehensive, individual treatment plans for each assigned client within policy guidelines.
  • Establish with the clients, goals, and methods for attaining those goals within policy guidelines.
  • Monitor comprehensive, individual goal plan for assigned clients.
  • Write client reports, chart evaluations, and note progress made. Maintain accurate, complete, current client case files which comply with Minnesota Rule 31.
  • Submit monthly state reports, P.O. reports, and any other reports required.
  • Help plan arrange social, cultural and recreational activities for clients, and assist as needed.
  • Be able to build and improve on an on-going basis a solid rapport with the Native American Community in regard to marketing JFRS Residential Treatment Program.
  • Keep abreast of changes in the field of substance use by upgrading education on an on-going basis.
  • Complete all other tasks as assigned by Treatment Direct and/or Executive Director.