Lee Carlson Center provides exceptional and affordable mental health services for families, children, youth, and adults in our community.

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Who we are:

Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit and the primary provider of outpatient mental health services in Anoka County and surrounding areas.  Each year we offer hope and healing to more than 4,000 individuals and families struggling with a variety of emotional health issues.  Services include clinic, home and school-based counseling and individual, family and group therapy as well as psychological testing, assessment and psychiatry.

A beacon of hope and healing for over 35 years, our mission is to provide exceptional and affordable mental health services to families, children, youth, and adults.

 

PAID POSITIONS:

 

Licensed Therapist (Therapist II)

We are recruiting a licensed therapist for our School-linked and Clinic-based Mental Health Programs.

We are seeking applications who are passionate, self-motivated, and committed about learning and sharing their clinical skills and knowledge with a dynamic team in order to provide mental health services to children and adolescents.   Prefer candidates who thrive on working in a semi-autonomous work enviornment requiring flexibility and priority setting.

The primary objective of this position is to provide mental health assessment and mental health therapy.  Clinical work will occur primarily at school and clinic sites as well as in home when necessary.  This position will practive independently and provide professional and confidential assessment as well as individual, family, and group psychotherapy services to help clients address issues including emotional/behavioral problems, enviornmental conditions and social difficulties, as well as perform other assignments under minimal supervision.  The position will also include working closely with school personnel and other professionals in a mental health care coordination, consultation and training role.

The Therapist: 

  • Provides school, clinic and in home individual, family and group therapy to clients.
  • Completes diagnostic assessment including assessment of mental health concerns, treatment plans, CASIIs, DQQs, and all required charting and insurance documentation in a timely manner.
  • Provides in service training to school staff as needed.
  • Provides referrals to navigators for MN Sure if families do not have health insurance.
  • Collaborates on care coordination with school and other involved professionals.
  • Attends school meetings (IEP meetings, Student Intervention team, etc.)
  • Provides consultations with parents and school staff.
  • Offers mental health crisis intervention for student clients.

Education and/or Experience Required:  Licensure as a Master's level qualified mental health professional in Minnesota including

credential as an LPCC, LMFT, LP or LICSW.  Experience working with children, youth, adults and families with diverse clinical issues.

Competitive salary and benefits provided with many other perks including but not limited to supervision toward licensure, reimbursement of license exam fees, training in evidence-based practicies, integration with our cutting edge innovative practices and dynamic and holistic model of care, credential development and professional development.

Please send a resume and cover letter with interest to rosterman@leecarlsoncenter.org.

 

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS:

 

Marketing Internships (unpaid):

All interns, whether working from home or in our clinic, are required to comply with a short background check and spend one hour going through HPAA (health information privacy) training.

The perks of being an intern or volunteer at LCC include:

  • a warm and nurturing environment where well-being in the workplace is part of our agency culture

  • guidance, but a willingness to listen to new ideas and suggestions to make processes run more smoothly

  • flexibility to work from home

  • free tickets for you and a guest to our fundraisers and events

  • the opportunity to collaborate with other young volunteers and interns

  • references and connections to other organizations within the community

  • opportunities to attend seminars and trainings through the MN Council of Non-Profits.

  • an opportunity to continue on in a paid position for those candidates who perform at a high level

  • an easily accessible location on a main bus line off University Avenue NE

All are 6-12 month service positions, based on a mutual fit and desire to stay on.  The positions can be remote, so you can work from home, but attendance at a weekly meeting at our Fridley clinic is required.  For the right candidate, position could evolve into a paid position.

 

Position #1

Community Development/Outreach Intern

You will work with the Development Director on duties and activities related to building and strengthening the agency's connections to our community. 

Responsibilities:

A.  Research community organizations including small businesses, civic groups, and large companies to determine potential opportunities or partnerships for financial or in-kind funding, sponsorships, volunteering or presentations

B. Cultivate and maintain connections and serve as an ambassador for the agency at key resource fairs and meetings

C. Develope relationships with local retail outlets and businesses to build in-kind opportunities and help us fulfill our wish list

D. Set up and track "Joe to Go" meetings with existing and potential referrals

E. Update and segregate our contact list on Constant Contact to best target outreach to key stakeholders

F.  Build and support our "Community Connections Friday's" list providing lunches and social engagement to Bridgeview and its members

G.  Lead street marketing efforts to support campaigns and fundraisers for the agency

H.  Participate in planning and implementation of key events and fundraisers and attend these activities

Qualifications/Skills:

  • a degree in or currently pursuing a degree in Community/Business Development, Marketing Communications or another related field or a professional or recent grad or student who would like to give back, share their experience, and/or build their resume with a very unique experience

  • is a self-starter who can work independently with minimal oversight, takes initiative, self-manager, flexible, creative, organized and has a strong attention to detail

  •  has a high level of enthusiasm, follow through, and a drive to get things done

  • is passionate about community building

Resumes to: Patty Halvorson at phalvorson@leecarlsoncenter.org

To learn more or to set up a time to talk, contact Patty at 763.230.7836.

Position #2

Marketing/Design Intern

You will work with the Development Director and play an active role in the marketing, communications, and graphic design development for Lee Carlson Center.  This internship will focus on developing and implementing strategies to market the agency to relevant audiences, including the use of viable social media avenues, other resources, and maintaining and/or updating the agency's website. 

Responsibilities:

A.  Contribute to the development and execution of print and digital communications content strategy to build awareness of LCC and its programs with major stockholders.

B. Contribute to content development for social media sites and develop a content calendar for all Lee Carlson Center social media sites

C. Assist with re-design to create new templates for brochures, rack cards, flyers, print ads, e-blasts, and website, newsletters (both print & online)

D. Design print and digital materials for fundraisers and events and for the launch of new programs and services

Qualifications/Skills:

  • a degree in or currently pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Digital Marketing, Marketing/Communications or another related field or a professional or recent grad or student who would like to give back, share their experience, and/or build their resume with a very unique experience

  • is a self-starter who can work independently with minimal oversight, takes initiative, self-manager, flexible, creative, organized and has a strong attention to detail

  •  has a high level of enthusiasm, follow through, and a drive to get things done

  • is passionate about creating great design

Resumes to: Patty Halvorson at phalvorson@leecarlsoncenter.org

To learn more or to set up a time to talk, contact Patty at 763.230.7836.

 

 

Position #3

Fundraising/Special Events Intern

You will work with the Development Director on planning and implementation of special events, fundraising campaigns and donor outreach. 

Responsibilities:

A.  Work collaboratively with the Community Development/Outreach and Marketing/Development interns to create materials and help with outreach for sponsorships, attendance and marketing of events

B. Work with team of volunteers to manage and monitor silent and live auctions, raffles, and other fundraising vehicles tied to special events

C. Update the database of donors and event supporters and send out timely thank-you's to supporters

D. Develop new ideas to expand our donor base and to engage existing donors

E.  Participate in planning and implementation of key events and fundraisers and attend and help at these activities

Qualifications/Skills:

  • a degree in or currently pursuing a degree in Community/Business Development, Marketing Communications, Frundraising, Public Relations or another related field or a professional or recent grad or student who would like to give back, share their experience, and/or build their resume with a very unique experience

  • is a self-starter who can work independently with minimal oversight, takes initiative, self-manager, flexible, creative, organized and has a strong attention to detail

  •  has a high level of enthusiasm, follow through, and a drive to get things done

  • is passionate about special events and fundraising and is a creative thinker

Resumes to: Patty Halvorson at phalvorson@leecarlsoncenter.org

To learn more or to set up a time to talk, contact Patty at 763.230.7836.