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

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Open Positions:

Care Coordinator

Lee Carlson for Mental Health & Well-Being, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, is the primary provider of outpatient mental health services in Anoka County and surrounding areas, is recruiting a Care Coordinator to work with its innovative Bridgeview Program.

Each year we offer hope and healing to more than 3,000 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.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities

A.  Resource Utilization Assessment:  Develop care coordination plan and resource utilization plan based on needs assessment process with interested members by reviewing their needs on a quarterly basis.

B.  System Navigation Assistance Assist members with system navigation such as:  health insurance information and applications; economic assistance information and applications; and collaborating with medical and mental health care providers to accomplish system integration of services for the member.

C.  Provide data, program outcomes and demographic data in a timely manner as defined for the program.

D. Member Outreach:  Provide direct outreach to members to promote:  decreased isolation, increased community engagement,

and participation; and intervention and support to promote the least restrictive living situation for members.

E.  Basic Needs Planning:  Develop care coordination plans with interested members that include:  access to employment training and employment; locating volunteer opportunities; information on housing options and methods of accessing those options; and educating members regarding employment resources and job search strategies.

F.  Group facilitation:  Facilitate or co-facilitate member support groups and psycho-educational classes.  Crisis Support:  Assist members in developing crisis and safety plans and creating a support network to resolve crisis situations.

G.  Transportation:  Provide backup transportation to members to and from the Bridgeview Center when regular driver is not available.  Assist members with arranging transportation to and from medical appointments, The Anoka County Government Center, and Blaine Human Services Center. 

H.  Actively participate in regular and periodic Lee Carlson Center Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being staff and committee meetings.

I.   Provide individual and group therapy utilizing eveidence-based clinical competencies to facilitate rehabilitation and restoration of functioning and reduction of symptoms due to mental health disorders, along with required documentation.

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have a Master's degree in Behavioral Health Field and qualify as a clinical trainee actively pursuing professional licensure as an LPCC, LP, LMFT or LICSW.  Experience working with adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) and diverse clinical issues.  Culturally sensitive and knowledge of personal boundaries and professional ethics.  Must be able to work under stress and intervene appropriately in crisis sitatuions. Training in DBT preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Qualified as a clinical trainee actively pursuing licensure as an LPCC, LICSW, LP, or LMFT.

The Bridgeview Program is a psychosocial drop in center for adults with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI).  For its members, Bridgeview provides meals, classes and art programming, outings, informational services, therapy groups, and other services.

Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to jsmith@leecarlsoncenter.org by Wednesday, March 1st.

 

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.