Full-Time (1.0 FTE) ICWA Guardian ad Litem-6th and 9th District (Iron Range and Itasca County)

The Sixth and Ninth Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Board 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. This position will maintain cases primarily between the 6th District (Iron Range) and the 9th District (Itasca County); however, the GAL may take cases throughout the both districts on an as needed basis. The candidate selected for this position will need to be localized in close proximity to the district areas and will work remotely from their home office. Travel to other service areas throughout the district may be required as well. The Guardian ad Litem Program is an independent program within the Minnesota Judicial Branch and is governed by the State Guardian ad Litem Board.

This is responsible work advocating for and representing the best interests of a child in court proceedings, with an emphasis on serving American Indian clients. Incumbents apply an intimate understanding of the provisions of the Federal Indian Child Welfare Act, the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act, and BIA Regulations in providing effective representation of the child’s best interests.

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.

Familiarity with issues and dynamics that impact American Indian Children and families such as historical trauma, child abuse, domestic abuse, chemical dependency and developmental disabilities.

Ability to identify American Indian community resources available for providing culturally appropriate services.

TO APPLY: Complete the online application at the employment website at: and attach your cover letter and resume. Application deadline for bidding, internal and external application is Tuesday May 11, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Please allow approximately 45 minutes to complete the on-line application process.

The Guardian ad Litem Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of diversity. We actively seek and encourage applications from persons of diverse backgrounds.



Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School

COMMUNITY HEALTH NAVIGATOR: Full-time 10-month school year position.

  • Coordinate and monitor all aspects of health related student services throughout the K-12 system. (mental/behavioral health, AODA, appointments/assessments, school wide health screenings for vision, dental, hearing, concussion protocols, athletic physicals).
  • works in collaboration with the primary care provider and all members of the health care team.
  • Assesses healthcare needs and identifies community resources.
  • Coordinate health related community resources.
  • Serves as patient advocate and assists in identification and improvement of service delivery.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field preferred.
  • Two years of nursing, social work, counseling or therapeutic work and experience in community Preferred.
  • Strong written, oral and communication skills.
  • Experience working with children and families in schools or communities preferred.
  • CPR Certification required.
  • Experience with utilization review and discharge planning required.

FOOD SERVICE MANAGER/COODINATOR:Full-time 10-month school year position.

    • Plan, organize and direct school nutrition program operations to assure compliance with school, federal and state requirements of nutrition, procurement, menu planning, and food safety and sanitation.
    • Oversee and manage entire DPI Food Service Program.
    • Review and approve all free and reduced price meal applications, and coordinate staff to help household’s/families complete applications in a timely manner.
      • Directly responsible for the procedure and accurate daily student count.
      • Manage, evaluate, coordinate Food Service Staff.
      • Consolidate meal count data and prepare monthly claims for reimbursement.
      • Work with the Food Service Assistant Manager to plan menus that meet school’s selected USDA menu planning option, well-balanced, nutritional, and within a budget.

Please submit a letter of interest, LCO School-Waadookodaading job application forms, resume and credentials to: Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School, ATTN: Preston Larson-HR Director, 8575 N Trepania Rd. Hayward, WI. 54843-2191


Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School
Vacancies and new positions for the 2021-2022 school year

6-12 GIFTED & TALENTED TEACHER: Full-time 10-month school year position.

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement program goals and objectives with the Superintendent/K-12 Principal.
  • Develop a record-keeping system for documentation and necessary reports.
  • Assists in the development and implementation and analysis of pre/post testing of students in the program.
  • Work collaboratively with 6-12 content area staff to support and create environment learning opportunities.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education with prior experience in Gifted and Talented programs preferred.
  • Stem, math or art background preferred.
  • Valid Teacher Certification.
  • At least 3 years of successful classroom experience preferred.

3rd GRADE TEACHER:  Full-time 10-month school year position.Wisconsin Elementary Teacher license required.

5th GRADE TEACHER: Full-time 10-month school year position. Wisconsin Elementary Teacher license required.

K-12 MATH INTERVENTIONIST: Full-time 10-month school year position.

  • Knowledge of math and instructional strategies to improve math through coaching, co-teaching, direct instruction and collaborative work with teachers.
  • Must be experienced, creative and flexible.
  • Must have a strong commitment to improving student math skills.
  • Must support classroom teachers in providing instruction to allow students success in the subject areas.
  • Responsible for facilitating a math intervention component for K-12.
    – Knowledge of Ojibwe music, dance and outdoor cultural activities.
    – Must be able to teach music, dance or related cultural arts.
    – Willingness to collaborate with general education and culture/language staff.
    – Experience teaching or working with K-12 students preferred.
    – Must have strong organizational skills
    – Experience with educational technology and communication.
  • Instructor will work with special needs students in grades K-8 in pull-out and inclusion settings.
  • Must have knowledge of Special Education Process Law, I.E.P. Development and Student Support Team Process.
  • Maintain Special Education documentation, lead IEP meetings, data collection and administer select assessments for evaluations.
  • Involvement with Special Education portion of ISEP count.
  • Ability to work in team approach with regular education/counseling staff assisting mainstreamed students in their education plan.
  • Ability to collaborate in team approach with special ed. colleagues, regular education staff, parents, support services staff and therapists to meet SWD needs and services.
  • Knowledge of life skills, career planning, and adapting Ojibwe culture-based and other curriculum to the Special Education Programing.
  • Responsible for record-keeping of the aforementioned classes, i.e.: attendance, grade reports, quarterly reports, class scheduling, progress reports, etc.
  • Responsible for ordering classroom, curriculum and resource materials.
  • WI. certification in any of Cross Categorical #1801, Emotional Disabilities #1830 or Learning Disabilities #1811 required.A minimum of a high school diploma or GED and willingness to continue educational training.

K-8 SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER: Full-time 10-month school year position.

  • Wisconsin Indian Language certification, or willing to work toward certification.
  • Knowledge of the Ojibwe language and double vowel system.
  • Experience teaching or working with K-12 students preferred.
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Experience with educational technology and communication.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED and willingness to continue educational training

Please submit a letter of interest, LCO School-Waadookodaading job application forms, resume and credentials to: Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School, ATTN: Preston Larson-HR Director, 8575 N Trepania Rd. Hayward, WI. 54843-2191



Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School
NEW POSITION: 2021-2022 school year
K-12 PRINCIPAL: Full-time 12-month position.

  • Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Acts as instructional leader; supervises all instructional programs within the school. All teachers and aides within the k-12 are responsible directly to the k-12 principal.
  • Works towards instructional improvement; assists in collection, monitoring and analysis of data related to student performance and accountability; initiates response to intervention process
  • Leads and coordinates academic programming including enrichment and intervention programs, curriculum mapping and curricular coordination across grade levels and subject areas.
  • Coordinates and supervises instructional professional development through establishment of professional learning communities, walk troughs and observational feedback and regular staff meetings.
  • Annually reviews and evaluates all staff under the principal’s supervision.
  • Assists in design and creation of schools’ master schedule; assigns teachers and students using current technology.
  • Assists in assessments and duties of specialized staff members
  • Represents the school in communications with the School Board and community
  • Attends Monthly Parent Advisory Meetings
  • Assists in promotion and development of parent engagement initiatives
  • Develops working relationships among school staff and across community resources available to the school.
  • Supervises the preparation of school reports, student records and oversees database records.
  • Makes recommendations to the superintendent regarding policy, practice or personnel for the purposes of school improvement.
  • Assists with planning and supervision of school events
  • Assists in recruitment and evaluation of prospective staff members.
  • Provides support to the Dean of Students with regard to student behavior expectations and helps to maintain discipline standards in the school and at school functions.
    – Responsible for the classification, promotion and retention of students; assists in planning and supervision of high school graduation.
    Assists in planning new staff orientation, induction and mentoring programs.
    Mediates and resolves conflicts among staff.- Conforms to the ethics of the American Association of School Administrators
    Performs other tasks as assigned by the superintendent.
  • Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Educational Administration.
  • Valid principal Certification.
  • Five years of successful teaching experience, preferably with Native communities.
  • Strong communication skills; able to work well with other administrators, staff, students, and parents.
  • Proven ability to work with Native American communities and communities with at-risk student populations.
  • Ideal Candidate:
  • Great communication skills
  • Flexibility in rapidly changing situations
  • A positive attitude and growth mindset
  • Team player
  • Good listener
  • Preference for:
  • Knowledge of Ojibwe Cultural Practices
  • Trauma Informed training and or certification
  • Comprehensive background investigation, drug test
  • Experience working with native children preferred.
  • Must be supportive of the philosophy, concept, policy and procedures of the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe-Waadookodaading School.
  • Native American preference in employment.

Please submit a letter of interest, LCO School-Waadookodaading job application forms, resume and
credentials to:
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School, ATTN: Preston Larson-HR Director, 8575 N Trepania Rd. Hayward, WI. 54843-2191

Closing date: April 26, 2021




  • School Operations Manager: 7:30am-4:30am Monday-Friday, 52 weeks
  • Qualifications: Valid WI teaching license and 5+ years of classroom experience or valid WI administrators license. Experience working with K-8 students. Must be able to work with others, lead meetings and trainings. Ability to use the Ojibwe language to interact with Waadookodaading students and staff at all times. Proficiency with computers and other classroom technology, including student information management systems (Infinite Campus). Dedication to revitalization of Ojibwe language through Indigenous language medium education at micro and macro levels.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Post-secondary education, experience, and/or coursework in language immersion education. Advanced oral and written communication skills. Understanding of the unique needs of bilingual children and effective teaching methods for immersion classrooms. Experience incorporating Ojibwe culture and philosophy into teaching approach and curriculum.
  • Full job descriptions available. Job descriptions may be modified upon Board approval. All applicants must submit to and pass a full background check and drug test.

Open until filled. Please submit a letter of interest, LCO School-Waadookodaading job application forms, resume and credentials to: Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School
ATTN: Preston Larson – HR Director, 8575 N Trepania Road, Hayward, WI 54843-2191.



Tribal Tobacco Use Project II

Urban Interviewer Position Description
Position Title: Tribal Tobacco Use Project (TTUP II) Urban Community Interviewer
Reports To: TTUP II Research Specialist: Anna Webber (
Job Overview: TTUP II Community Interviewers work with the TTUP II Research Specialist to complete TTUP interviews/surveys with urban American Indians on traditional and commercial tobacco use and related health behaviors and opinions. Each interviewer is responsible for verifying participant eligibility, securing informed consent and completing individual interviews by reading survey questions and prompts via a computer tablet. Interviews will primarily be completed virtually over video chat or phone call.
Responsibilities and Duties:
● Verify the individual meets eligibility requirements to participate in TTUP II
interview/survey and has a valid coupon
● Communicate informed consent process and confirm participant consent before survey
● Inform participants that they may refuse any question or end the interview at any time
● Read through the interview questions and prompts as written
● Contact (email/text/call) the TTUP II Research Specialist as surveys are completed
● Interviewers are requested to complete 10 or more interviews per week
● American Indian
● Aged 18 years or older
● Live in Hennepin or Ramsey County
● Successfully complete TTUP Community Interviewer Training Session
● Review, understand, and sign the TTUP II Interviewer Confidentiality Agreement
● Be comfortable with using and troubleshooting computer tablet technology
● Maintain confidentiality with every participant (names and responses)
● On a monthly basis, Community Interviewers will receive $20* for each survey
(*Note: Incentives will be in the form of a gift card. Interviewers are required to complete
an interviewer gift card tracking form and return the form via mail or email to AICAF staff
within 2 weeks)
If you are interested, please contact Anna Webber at or 612-562-4947.



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