806 North Albert Street,
St.Paul, Minnesota 55104

651-644-6204

Current Openings

Position Title: Residential Counselor (LADC or ADC-T)

***Signing Bonus of $1,000***

Supervisor: Treatment Director

Hours: Full Time Monday-Friday 8am-4pm , Non-Exempt

Job Purpose: To provide substance use disorder treatment services to male clients age 18 years and older as per State DHS 245G.

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
  • Provide health education to clients.
  • 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.

Position Title: Program Assistant

Supervisor: Treatment Director

Hours: Full Time, Non-Exempt

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
• Experience working with substance use disorders preferred.
• Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time-management skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft applications and electronic health records.
• Knowledge of government assistance programs including medical assistance and general assistance.
• Valid Minnesota Driver’s License and no major driving citations in the past seven (7) years.
• Must be able to pass background check by DHS and a national background check.
• Must be able to pass drug screen.
• If applicant has a substance abuse history, he/she must be in compliance with DHS regulations. Two years of confirmed abstinence from all mood altering substances.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide daily assistance in support of treatment programs.
  • Provide support to residential and outpatient counselors as needed.
  • Transport clients to various appointments and community events.
  • Schedule guest speakers for residential and outpatient groups.
  • Work collaboratively with clinical staff for projects that enhance existing programs.
  • Assist clients with scheduling appointments and applying for government assistance.
  • Provide clients with resources for housing, school, and employment as needed.
  • Provide clerical support as needed.
  • Transport clients to various appointments and community events.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by staff.

Position Title: Driver

Supervisor: Treatment Director

Hours: Thursday-Sunday & On Call

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Ability to operate a seven (7) passenger and twelve (12) passenger transit van.
• Valid Minnesota Driver’s License.
• Valid Minnesota automobile insurance.
• No driving citations in the past seven (7) years.
• The ability to work with a varied ethnic group.
• Must be able to pass background check by DHS and a national background check.
• Must be able to pass drug screen.
• If applicant has a history substance abuse history, he/she must be in compliance with DHS regulations. Two years of confirmed abstinence from all mood altering substances.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Transport clients to various appointments and community events. (Only clients of JFRS are allowed to ride in the vans.)
  • Operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner and always maintain a respectful demeanor.
  • Maintain and Enforce van rules. Smoking is not allowed in the vans. Food, beverages (coffee/soda), gum, and candy are not allowed. Water is the only beverage allowed.
  • If transporting clients to an outside meeting, please wait for the clients in another area. Staff is not allowed to attend meetings with clients.
  • Provide a schedule of daily transports to staff, where you will be transporting and when you will arrive back at the facility.
  • Plan the most efficient route service for participants.
  • Keep the assigned vehicles clean inside and out.
  • Coordinate the schedule for vehicle maintenance with Supervisor to minimize service interruptions.
  • Maintain accurate up-to-date record of trips, vehicle maintenance, fuel purchases, incident and accident reports, vehicle condition reports and other records as requested by management.
  • Pick up supplies as needed.
  • Do not counsel or give advice to clients, always direct them back to their counselor.
  • When not driving other duties will be assigned by the Executive Director and/or Treatment Director.