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Social Security Advocacy Services Tribal Coordinator

St. Paul, MN
$27.56 – $40.61/hourly; $57,545 – $84,793/annually

This full-time position works Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 50% of travel weekly in Northern Minnesota

Job Summary:
The Social Security Advocacy Services Tribal Coordinator is a remote position serving homeless and disabled American Indians and Tribal Nation staff in northern MN. This position will start as a work from home position but may transition into a community or tribal office location in or near Bemidji, MN. This role will require weekly visits to reservations, counties, and agencies in northern MN.

As part of the Housing and Support Services division within DHS, your primary responsibility will be to administer and monitoring DHS’ Social Security Advocacy services contracts with contracted grantees. You’ll co-lead and co-manage DHS’ efforts to expand the Social Security Advocacy services to homeless and disabled American Indians, those working with homeless and disabled American Indians, and Minnesota’s 11 Tribal Nations staff. An important aspect to this position will be as a liaison between DHS’ Social Security Advocacy team, Minnesota’s Social Security Administration field offices, Disability Determination Services, Tribal Nation staff, counties, and contracted Social Security Advocacy services grantees. Our goal is to increase the number of homeless and disabled American Indians who successfully apply for and/or maintain federal Social Security disability benefits.

Benefits:
The State of Minnesota offers an excellent employee benefits package, including low-cost medical and dental insurance with affordable dependent coverage, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays
each year.

Qualifications:
3 years of professional experience with either the Social Security Administration or Disability Determination Services; and providing services and supports to homeless and disabled individuals in Minnesota. Experience must demonstrate the following:
– Knowledge of the Social Security Administration’s disability programs such Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (RSDI) and/or knowledge of Minnesota’s Disability Determination Services policies and procedures.
– Demonstrated knowledge/experience of providing services and supports to homeless and disabled individuals in Minnesota.

Apply online by Monday, August 23rd at
www.mn.gov/careers, search for job ID# 47426
HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE APPLICATION’S WEBSITE?
Contact the helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or careers@state.mn.us.
You can also visit http://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/applicant-help.

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Full-Time (1.00 FTE) ICWA Guardian ad Litem-2nd District

The Second Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Program is currently seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE) non-exempt ICWA Guardian ad Litem employee to advocate for the best interests of children in Juvenile Court proceedings. The Guardian ad Litem Program is an independent program within the Minnesota Judicial Branch and is governed by the State Guardian ad Litem Board. The candidate selected for this position will need to be localized in close proximity to the Ramsey County area.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a child-related discipline along with some experience working with families and children OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and familiarity with the American Indian community.

COMPENSATION: Starting pay is $20.40/hr. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE position that is eligible for State of MN benefits.

The Guardian ad Litem Program is an independent program within the Minnesota Judicial Branch and is governed by the Guardian ad Litem Board. This position is represented by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 5.

Posted for bidding, internal and external application simultaneously.

TO APPLY: Complete the online application at the employment website at: MJB Careers: ICWA GAL 2nd District  and attach your cover letter and resume. Application deadline for bidding, internal and external application is Wednesday July 28, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Please allow approximately 45 minutes to complete

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STAFF ATTORNEY

Central Minnesota Legal Services seeks full-time attorney for its St. Cloud office. Fam. Law; some work in other poverty law. Licensed in MN pref’d. Post-law school pov. law exper., fam. law or clinical exper. pref’d. Spanish or Somali language a plus. Salary $51,000 – $61,218D.O.E. Excellent benes.

Apply online at: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/CBIZ20278.Careers? CareersSearch

Deadline: 07/30/21 or until filled. EOE.

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Volunteer Attorney Program Coordinator

Central Minnesota Legal Services (CMLS): Volunteer Attorney Program Coordinator

Located in St. Cloud: Duties include interviewing clients; recruiting volunteer attorneys, placing cases with volunteers, community outreach. Excellent Verbal and Written Skills; strong organizational, time management and administrative skills; paralegal degree or bachelor’s. Strong proficiency in computer applications – MS Word, Outlook, and Excel. Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle.

Salary: DOE up to $40,364; Ex. Benes. Resumes, references, cover letter by 7/30/21

Applications: Submit resume, cover, letter, and three job-related references online at:

https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/CBIZ20278.Careers?CareersSearch

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