Human Services Career Opportunities

If you are looking for the right opportunity to join a great family of professionals, check out our current job opportunities below and fill out the pre-application form and attach your resume and letter of interest for consideration.

Once we receive your application and resume, we will review your qualifications. If you are selected for a personal interview, a representative will contact you.

Thank you for including RS EDEN as part of your job search.

Admissions Supervisor (LADC)

Department: Recovery Services

Hours: Full-Time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is currently seeking a full-time Admissions Supervisor for its Recovery Services program located in Minneapolis. The Admissions Supervisor position coordinates the admission team as a working Supervisor to facilitate the admission of RS EDEN clients. The Admission Supervisor over sees all aspects of admissions from initial contact, to enrollment in the program.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Supervise the admission department staff to include Clinical, and Administrative functions.

· Conduct Annual Performance Reviews

· Function as a working Supervisor, conducting assessments and performing departmental functions related to the assessment and placement of clients.

· Perform intakes, interview prospective clients, and process client referrals

· Coordination of client admissions with referring agents, Eden House clinical staff, service providers, and other outside stakeholders.

· Provide information about the program to referral agencies, prospective clients, service providers, and other outside organizations.

· Function as an Outreach representative, attend conferences and marketing events to promote RS Eden.

· Responsible for maintaining and processing the program's waiting list.

· Oversee and implement the development of funding plans for prospective clients. Completing clinical reviews when needed for HMO preauthorization.

· Act as liaison with other service providers.

· Participate in staff meetings and trainings as required or directed.

· Promote positive action between clinical and admission dept. staff.

· Understand and follow vulnerable adult policy and reporting procedures.

· Understand and follow incident/accident, emergency fire and weather policies and procedures.

· Respond to client emergency medical needs, when required.

· Collect urinalysis samples and perform breath analysis testing to clients, as needed.

· Maintain confidentiality of personally identifiable health information (PHI) in accordance with HIPAA and 42 CFR.

· Attain, maintain and promote a positive, safe, harmonious, productive and challenging work environment.

· Meet requirements to maintain LADC licensure.

· Be able to effectively use DSM V Criteria to diagnose substance use disorders.

· Utilizes American Society of Addiction Medicines criteria for admission, level of care placement, continued stay, and discharge criteria to provide third party reimbursor’s with clinical data in support of payment.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· Valid Minnesota LADC

· 4-yr. degree in social services or related field, or equivalent training and experience preferred.

· Three years of leaderships experience.

· Good oral and written communication skills.

· Excellent customer service skills.

· Must be computer literate including the ability to use, or learn the use of, an electronic health record software

· Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter)

· Ability to convey a positive, courteous and professional image.

· Ability to maintain client confidentiality.

· Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.

· Must be able to pass applicable MDH/DHS background check.

· One year off correctional supervision.

· 2 year’s free of any Substance Use Disorder’s.

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Reentry Technician (Ashland)

Department: Reentry Ashland

Hours: Full-Time, Friday-Monday 7am-5pm


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is currently seeking a full-time Reentry Technician for its Reentry Ashland Program located in St. Paul. In addition, the Reentry Technician is responsible for directly supervising resident actions and movements, thus assuring that all program rules and regulations and contracting sources are followed. The Reentry Technician serves as a liaison between resident and case management staff. He/she informally guides and supports residents and acts as the ongoing contact for residents. The Reentry Technician is responsible for maintaining accountability and a positive atmosphere that promotes client motivation and change. He/she also maintains fire, housekeeping, and sanitation regulations. Based upon agency needs, the Reentry Technician will also be responsible for completing various duties for nonresidential clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Assists in orienting new staff or interns as needed.

· Monitors house activities while directly supervising resident actions and movements. Assures that program clients follow all program rules and regulations.

· Handles discipline of program residents in the event of major/minor program violations.

· Maintains security, safety, and sanitation of the facility in accordance with policy and any ordinances/laws pertaining to the facility. This includes conducting rounds of the facility on a regular basis.

· Conducts intakes for new residents, including obtaining background information, explanation of program rules and expectations, and orientation of the facility.

· Processes and oversees client medication(s) in accordance to facility medication policies and procedures.

· Exercises responsible communication with clients and staff including maintaining daily log, recording client data on bed check sheet, completing incident reports as needed, making appropriate telephone contacts, maintaining client confidentiality, and any other designated record keeping.

· Performs searches of facility and residents and their belongings as needed or scheduled.

· Maintains ethical practices in relationships with clients (PREA compliance), staff, outside individuals, and community agencies.

· Provides clients with guidance and support on an informal basis as needed. Serves as a liaison between clients and case managers, while serving as the ongoing contact to the clients.

· Assists food service staff in ordering supplies, making bag lunches, and supervising meals if applicable.

· Collects urinalysis samples (same sex clients) and perform random breath analysis test to assigned residential and nonresidential clients.

· Issues warrants in compliance with contracting agency directives.

· Participates in staff meetings, in-service training, outside training events, and additional training as deemed necessary to maintain personal growth and development, as well as professional competence.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· High School Diploma/GED. BA/BS degree preferred.

· Education and/or experience and training in human services, corrections, criminal justice or related field preferred.

· Good oral and written communication skills.

· First Aid/CPR/AED training.

· Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter).

· Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.

· Leadership skills and the capability of working alone with very little supervision.

· Ability to act as a positive role model for program clients.

· One year off correctional supervision.

· Discharged from chemical treatment program for period of 2-yrs, if applicable.

· Minimum 2-yrs continuous sobriety, if applicable.

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Lead Case Manager

Department: Housing

Hours: Full-Time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is seeking a full-time Lead Case Manager for it’s Services Program Division. The Lead Case Manager manages the daily delivering of positive and professional support services programming in a permanent supportive housing environment. The provide direct Case Management Services to a caseload of clients. They are responsible for the leadership and management of a small team of Case Managers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Provide primary case management services to a caseload at supportive housing sites in Hennepin County

· Provide leadership to assigned program(s), including monitoring of community milieu, collaboration with collaterals and partners within the site (property management, front desk staff), and support of case management staff

· Cultivate and maintain relationships with community members, resources, and businesses in the community in which the supportive housing site is located

· Facilitate regular team meetings with direct reports and relevant partners

· Support development of programming at supportive housing sites

o In collaboration with the Director of Programs, maintain current evaluation of program outcomes and needs

o Facilitate regular meetings with direct reports and others as needed to develop programming at the supportive housing sites

o Coordinate with Director of Programs, Front Desk staff, and others as needed to implement programming

o Make purchases of programming supplies when needed

· Provide individual supervision to direct reports

· Collaborate with Director of Programs for program staffing and hiring

· Safeguard Personal Identifiable Health Information (PHI) and Personal Identifiable Information (PII) following duties and current agency HIPAA notification statements and standards.

· Maintains a favorable driving record (favorable is left to the interpretation of the employer and any agent acting on behalf of the employer).

· Attains, maintains, and promotes a positive, safe, harmonious, productive, and challenging work environment.

· Performs other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· 4-yr. degree and 2 years of experience or equivalent experience and education required.

· Experience working with homelessness, housing, and familiarity with Hennepin County systems and community providers required.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Must be able to pass a favorable criminal history check.

· Must have a current driver’s license and the ability to pass a favorable driving background check.

· Ability to relate to persons from diverse backgrounds.

· Ability to work independently

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Housing Intake Case Manager

Department: Housing

Hours: Full-Time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is currently seeking a full-time Housing Intake Case Manager for its Single Adult Housing Services Division. The primary role of the Housing Intake Case Manager is to facilitate the initial intake process and success of clients that have been referred to the Single Adult Housing Services Division. This includes but is not limited working closely with Aeon Housing property management staff at the Alliance Apartments and the Alliance Addition.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Screens all potential clients for eligibility for supportive housing programs.

· Collects accurate and consistent intake documentation for each incoming client.

· Completes initial program eligibility documentation.

· Establishes high staff performance standards.

· Approves employee training and development request

· Works closely with Property Management

· Responds professionally to a diverse group of applicants.

· Works collaboratively with multiple team members including but not limited to the RSE Housing Intake Manager, Alliance Support Services staff and Aeon Property management staff.

· Represents RS EDEN housing to the community at large via positive relationships with collateral agencies and community providers.

· Participates in community, agency and division trainings additional training as deemed necessary to maintain personal growth and development and professional competence, as required or directed.

· Problem solve issues or barriers under direction of Housing Services Intake Manager that arise regarding the intake process, client and agency and collaterals.

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QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· 4-yr. degree in Human Service field, or a bachelor’s Degree and 3 years previous experience working with homeless populations.

· Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with homelessness, housing, and familiarity with Hennepin county systems and community providers is preferred

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Must be able to pass favorable criminal history check.

· Must have a current driver’s license and the ability to pass a favorable driving background check.

· Ability to relate to persons from diverse backgrounds.

· Ability to work independently with little supervision.

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Human Resources Generalist

Department: Administration

Hours: Full-Time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is currently seeking a full-time HR Generalist located at its Administrative office in Minneapolis. The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for the processing and maintenance of agency personnel information including agency sponsored benefits, personnel files, policies and procedures, correspondence, and reporting of personnel statistics. The Human Resources Generalist assists the Human Resources Manager in the implementation and management of all agency HR and personnel actions to include: hiring, termination, evaluations, payroll, benefits administration and other employee wellness programs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Ensures personnel and medical records are complete and accurate, properly initiated, maintained and updated in accordance with agency policy and state and federal statutes.

· Processes applicants, new hires and terminations.

· Ensures hiring practices are maintained, procedures are in place, publicized and enforced.

· Disseminates information, to include: personnel policies and procedures, benefits options, retirement, workers compensation, and COBRA information. Acts as a resource to agency on various policy and practice issues.

· Assists employees in effectively utilizing agency benefit options.

· Responsible for coordinating the selection process for all exempt and non-exempt position openings. This includes, posting internal agency opening notices, application administration, candidate screening, and candidate notification, interview scheduling, interviewing, and meeting w/supervisor on selection decision.

· Developing, posting and managing job vacancy announcements on various websites.

· Maintains personnel reference/action files (i.e., retirement eligibility, performance review eligibility dates, seniority listings, COBRA files, and other employee information files).

· Prepares periodic EEOC personnel statistical information for management and Affirmative Action reports. Ensures compliance with Affirmative Action regulations.

· Keeps management informed of agency’s needs, accomplishments and related administrative issues including trouble-shooting and employee relations.

· Manages employee garnishments, remaining current on state regulations, and ensuring payments/deductions are accurate and prompt.

· Manages and filing unemployment insurance information related to terminations. Provides data for and oversee claims with insurers.

· Initiates and monitors COBRA for affected employees.

· Maintains administrative files as directed or required.

· Coordinates recurring staff eligibility requirements.

· Assists in providing coverage for receptionist functions.

· Assists Human Resources Manager as required.

· Processes employment verification requests.

· Implements and monitors the personnel evaluations process.

· Assists the Human Resources Manager in coordinating all new hires and terminations.

· Prepares and distributes HR related policies and procedures to new and current employees.

· Assists in enforcing, administering, revising, and developing management and operational policies and procedures, as required.

· Reconciles monthly health insurance and benefits billings. Acts as liaison between agency and insurance carriers to resolve billing issues.

· Assists the Human Resources Manager in establishing and carrying out organizational goals and objectives.

· Conducts new employee orientations, ensuring new employees understand related policies and procedures, as well as the philosophy and history of the agency.

· Coordinates open enrollment requirements.

· Operates and maintains HRIS and other databases that meet agency data collection and processing needs.

· Provides payroll support. Processes biweekly payroll for approximately 180 +/- employees.

· Verifies pay rates and benefit hours.

· Prepares retirement contribution reports and process electronic transfer of retirement funds.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· 4-yr. degree in HR Management or related field, or equivalent training or experience preferred.

· Experience working in non-profit sector preferred.

· Minimum of 2 years HR generalist experience required.

· Skilled in computer and accounting functions using HRIS and accounting software.

· Excellent verbal and written communication, as well as analytical and organizational skills.

· Demonstrated skill in personnel issues, ability to work well with a diverse employee base.

· Ability to attain and maintain knowledge of current laws regarding employment and benefit plans.

· Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.

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Admissions Coordinator (LADC)

Department: Recovery Services

Hours: Full-Time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is currently seeking a full-time Admissions Coordinator for its Eden House location in Minneapolis. The Admissions Coordinator position coordinates intakes, assists with securing funding prior to admission, and administers Rule 25/Comprehensive Assessments to provide referral recommendations to clients seeking treatment. This position requires the candidate to be a Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor in the state of Minnesota.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Work with clinical staff to determine eligibility for services of prospective clients

· Administers Rule 25 and/or Comprehensive Assessments

· Perform intakes, interview prospective clients, and process client referrals

· Coordination of client admissions with referring agents, Eden House clinical staff, service providers, and other outside organizations.

· Provide information about the program to referral agencies, prospective clients, service providers, and other outside organizations.

· Attend Conferences and Marketing events to promote and provide outreach for RS Eden.

· Responsible for disbursement and completion of all intake paperwork (i.e., consent forms, program policies).

· Responsible for maintaining and processing the program's waiting list.

· Secure funding for new clients prior to admission; completing clinicals when needed for HMO preauthorization in lieu of Primary Counselor

· Act as liaison with other service providers.

· Participate in workshop presentations, public relations/marketing duties for SUD programs.

· Participate in staff meetings and trainings as required or directed.

· Promote positive action between clinical and administrative staff.

· Understand and follow vulnerable adult policy and reporting procedures.

· Understand and follow incident/accident, emergency fire and weather policies and procedures.

· Respond to client emergency medical needs, when required.

· Collect urinalysis samples and perform breath analysis testing to clients, as needed.

· Maintain confidentiality of personally identifiable health information (PHI) in accordance with HIPAA and 42 CFR.

· Attain, maintain and promote a positive, safe, harmonious, productive and challenging work environment.

· Meet requirements to maintain LADC licensure.

· Assists with or works as a stand-in for regular Counseling staff performing group therapy/individual counseling services when needed.

· Be able to effectively use DSM IV Criteria to diagnose substance use disorders.

· Utilizes American Society of Addiction Medicines criteria for admission, level of care placement, continued stay, and discharge criteria to provide third party reimbursor’s with clinical data in support of payment.

· Performs other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· Valid Minnesota LADC

· 4-yr. degree in social services or related field, or equivalent training and experience preferred.

· Good oral and written communication skills.

· Excellent customer service skills.

· Must be computer literate including the ability to use, or learn the use of, an electronic health record software

· Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter)

· Ability to convey a positive, courteous and professional image.

· Ability to maintain client confidentiality.

· Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.

· Must be able to pass applicable MDH/DHS background check.

· One year off correctional supervision.

· 2 year’s free of any Substance Use Disorder’s.

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Recovery Services Intern

Department: Recovery Services

Hours: Internship


Position Objectives

General: Recovery Services Interns will work alongside a licensed alcohol and drug counselor (LADC) to provide substance use disorder treatment services in accordance with 245G requirements for residential and outpatient levels of care. Interns will gain experience with program services and tasks that meet requirements for the 12 Core Functions including, screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, referrals, record keeping, and consultation.

Interns will assist LADCs in providing daily supervision of clients, and coordinate and provide clinical services within a Therapeutic Community (TC) modality. Interns will learn flexibility and effective time management practices. Supervision of client’s educational goals provided by their accredited educational institution in conjunction with RS EDEN.

Duties are under the direct supervision of the Program Director, Clinical Supervisor, and qualified LADCs, and include/but are not limited to:

1. Observe and assist LADCs with tasks related to screening and assessments for placement.

2. Observe and facilitate new client intake process.

3. Observe and facilitate new client orientation.

4. Observe and facilitate with supervision from assigned LADC supervisor: comprehensive assessments, mental health screenings, PREA and vulnerable adult assessments.

5. Prepare individual treatment plans, weekly treatment plan reviews, progress notes, group notes, discharge summaries, and other client documents using ASAM language and criteria, with supervision from LADC.

6. Observe and cofacilitate group and individual counseling sessions with supervision from LADC.

7. Assist clients with accessing resources and systems in the community to meet their individual needs.

8. Facilitate billing and documentation of services.

9. Participates in clinical staff meetings and case reviews as a member of the multidisciplinary team.

10. Provide coordination of services with collaterals such as probation, child protection, and community service providers.

11. Prepare discharge summaries with supervision from LADC.

12. Observe and debrief with LADC supervisor any crisis intervention scenarios which may occur.

13. Follow RS EDEN Policy and Procedure regarding collection of urinalysis and breathalyzer samples and document accordingly.

14. Promote and instill positive attitude and image in clients.

15. Supervise client day-to-day activities and work assignments within a therapeutic community structure.

16. Supervise client recreational and community activities, when applicable.

17. Serve as a role model for clients by displaying responsible behavior and conducting business with a sense of professionalism.

18. Safeguard personally identifiable health information (PHI) in accordance with duties and current agency HIPAA notification statement and standards.

Qualifications/Requirements:

At the time of hiring, must be free of chemical use problems for at least the two years immediately preceding and sign a statement attesting to that fact.

Education/Experience/Competencies:

• 270 Classroom hours in alcohol and drug counseling curriculum.

• Enrolled in an Alcohol & Drug Counseling educational program through an accredited educational institution.

• Ability to connect with, engage, and empathize with people from diverse backgrounds with multiple challenges.

• Strong commitment to equity and inclusion, understanding an individual’s substance use disorder within the context of the larger environment.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong computer skills.

• Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter)

• Must be able to favorably pass applicable criminal history/background checks.

• One year off correctional supervision.

• Two years free of any problems associated with chemical dependency. Employees directly responsible for persons being served by the program are prohibited from abusing prescription medication or being in any manner under the influence of a chemical that impairs the individual’s ability to provide services or care. Individuals in this position may not be in any manner under the influence of a chemical that impairs the individual’s ability to provide services or care.

• Positive driving record (periodic review of driving record required).

• Valid state driver’s license.

• CPR/First Aid training preferred.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position has been categorized as LIGHT WORK (indicating the position requires regularly exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects).

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

• The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach.

• The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance or drive.

• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• While performing the duties of this job, the worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

• The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions (protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes- i.e. warehouses, covered loading docks, garages, etc.).

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices, etc., used for this position: office equipment, office machines, office supplies, packaging materials and PC equipment, cleaning supplies and BA machines.

RS EDEN requires all new hire candidates for this position to successfully undergo and pass a criminal history background check, pre-employment drug testing, and driver record screen (DMV check).

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Board of Directors Member

Call to Action

Every day, RS EDEN's resilient clients work to overcome barriers including homelessness, substance abuse, and past incarceration. Our staff connects the people we support with the resources and tools to find stable housing, get and stay sober, build community, and more. Through RS EDEN's programs, our clients are writing new stories as they build new beginnings.

Our community needs those new beginnings—especially now. From the tragedy of George Floyd’s murder has come an incredible drive to end injustice and institutional racism, reform the criminal justice system, and make a commitment to equity that goes beyond words. RS EDEN has been striving for this change for nearly 50 years, but this moment demands even more. To get there, we are looking for leaders to join our Board of Directors who can drive lasting change for our community and everyone living in it.

*For more information about RS EDEN’s 50-year history of serving members of our community who need it the most, visit www.rseden.org or contact Caroline Hood, President and CEO, chood@rseden.org.

The Role

As part of RS EDEN’s Board of Directors, you will collaborate with the President and CEO to strategize how we can rise to the urgent challenges our community faces. As a board member, above all you will have a duty of loyalty and of care. More technically, the following lists the specific responsibilities and actions required to meet the board’s legal, fiduciary, and ethical duties, and effectively govern the organization.

I. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD

A. GOVERNANCE

1. Adopt, and regularly review, RS EDEN’s Mission and Vision statements, and review management’s performance in achieving them.

2. Adopt, and regularly review, RS EDEN’s Statement of Values, and monitor the organization’s performance in accordance with those principles.

3. Adopt, and regularly review, broad written policies reflecting the Mission and Values of the organization, within which the President and CEO is authorized to manage the organization and to develop and implement operational plans to carry out the Mission.

4. Regularly assess the environment of the nonprofit sector, and develop, in partnership with the President and CEO, strategies to be responsive.

5. Serve as a model for Minnesota nonprofits regarding best practices in governance.

6. Hire, monitor, appraise, advise, stimulate, support, reward, and, if deemed necessary or desirable, replace the President and CEO.

7. Ensure that management succession is properly planned.

8. Meet as a Board no fewer than four times a year. Focus on “what matters most,” and apply the knowledge and experience of individual Board members to the challenges facing the organization.

9. Establish Committee structure; adopt, and regularly review, Committee Charters.

10. Annually review and approve the performance review of the President and CEO and establish compensation.

11. Ensure that the organizational strength and employee base can sustain the Mission and achieve long-range goals.

12. Approve appropriate compensation and benefit policies and practices.

13. Propose prospective board members and fill vacancies as needed. Ensure adequate orientation of new members. Ensure adoption and adequacy of Board leadership succession plan.

14. Periodically conduct self-review of Board performance (including its composition, organization, and responsibilities) and take steps to improve its performance.

15. Ensure that RS EDEN has established policies to define and identify conflicts of interest throughout the organization and is diligent in its administration and enforcement of those policies.

16. Review compliance with relevant material laws affecting RS EDEN and its programs and operations.

B. FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

1. Ensure that RS EDEN’s financial structure and funding plans will adequately support its current needs and long-range strategy.

2. Ensure that the Board is carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities, such as reviews of periodic and annual financial statements, funding plans, budgets and financial goals.

3. Review results achieved by management compared with RS EDEN’s Mission, Strategic Plan, and annual and long-range goals.

4. Approve major actions such as capital expenditures on all projects over authorized limits and major changes in programs and services.

5. Ensure that the Board, its committees, members, donors, and the public are adequately informed of the financial condition of the organization and its operations through internal and published reports, or other appropriate method.

6. Ensure that published reports properly reflect the operating results and financial condition of the organization.

7. Appoint independent auditors, review audit reports, and review management letters with the President and CEO.

8. Ensure that adequate risk management policies are established and implemented.

II. RESPONSIBILITIES OF EACH INDIVIDUAL BOARD MEMBER

1. Be loyal to RS EDEN, always exercising Board powers in the interest of RS EDEN, and not for the interest of the individual Director or others.

2. Be informed about RS EDEN’s Mission and Vision, Strategic and Operating plans, policies, and programs. Work with the rest of the Board to review, approve and oversee RS EDEN’s Mission, and review performance in achieving it. Be an avid proponent of the Mission, and inform others about RS EDEN, its Mission, Vision and programs.

3. Ensure legal and ethical integrity, and maintain accountability and transparency to members, funders, donors, other constituents and the general public.

4. Prepare for, attend, and participate actively in Board and Committee meetings, and special events. Serve on Committees and undertake special assignments willingly and enthusiastically when asked.

5. Provide candid and constructive advice, comments and criticism. Ask timely and substantive questions at Board and Committee meetings consistent with conscience and conviction, while supporting the majority decision on issues decided by the Board.

6. Make a personal, tax-deductible contribution once a year at a level reasonable to the individual.

7. Support and actively participate in fundraising and awareness campaigns set forth to ensure sustainability and Mission.

8. Be familiar with and follow conflict-of-interest policies and submit an annual Conflict of Interest Report.

9. Participate in the generation and approval of policies focusing on mission, finances, and income. Ensure that programs are consistent with the Mission.

10. Suggest possible nominees for election to the Board, who can make significant contributions to the work of the Board and the organization.

11. Keep up to date on developments in and affecting the nonprofit sector.

12. Provide moral and professional support, and be available as resources, to the President and CEO. Respect existing time commitments and priorities of staff.

13. Avoid involvement in all political campaigns in the name of RS EDEN, unless directed by the Board or President and CEO to question or present an advocacy issue on behalf of the organization to a potential candidate.

14. Maintain confidentiality of the Board’s executive actions.

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Drug and Alcohol Testing Coordinator

Department: RSI Labs/Drug Testing

Hours: Part-Time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is seeking part-time Drug and Alcohol Testing Coordinators (MALE AND FEMALE) for its Drug Testing/RSI Labs Program. The Drug and Alcohol Testing Coordinator works with referring agencies in implementing collection, accountability, and transport of female client drug/alcohol testing samples. This individual is trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of urinalysis collection and accountability processes and is an information resource for probation officers and other customer agencies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Maintains client records and demographics.

· Works with referring agencies in implementing collection, accountability and transport of client drug/alcohol testing samples.

· Attains and maintains knowledge in all aspects of urinalysis collection and accountability processes.

· Learns, understands and appropriately utilizes the LIMS system at a level of proficiency appropriate to the role.

· Acts as an information resource for probation officers and other customer agencies.

· Observes collection of urine samples assuring proper procedures and “chain of custody” are followed.

· Responsible for the daily operation of the collection center.

· Works with referring agencies and probation officers in securing sample collections for testing.

· Maintains automated database of collections, transports, and other records and statistical information as directed.

· As required, testifies in court concerning collection proceedings and findings.

· Prepares any required documentation or information for court.

· Maintains collection site and ensuring adequate stock of supplies are on hand. Requisitions needed supply stock as required.

· Transports collection samples to testing laboratory on daily basis.

· Secures samples from point of collection through transport and release to lab technician.

· Maintains professional working relationship with testing laboratory staff.

· Maintains computer records of all samples collected. Prepares computerized reports of results for referring agencies, as required, in a timely manner.

· Collects client fees according to program policy.

· Mandatory reporting to supervisor of any implied request to tamper a urinalysis sample.

· Participates in staff meetings and training as required or directed.

· Safeguard personally identifiable health information (PHI) in accordance with duties and current agency HIPAA notification statement and standards.

· Knows and follows program emergency procedures when necessary.

· Responds to client emergency medical needs, when required.

· Maintains client confidentiality.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· High School Diploma/GED.

· Female (Bona fide Occupational Qualification).

· Ability to work alone with little supervision.

· Ability to relate to customers as well as people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.

· Previous experience with data entry and very good data entry skills.

· Good oral and written skills.

· Must be able to pass applicable favorable criminal history/background check.

· One year off correctional supervision.

· Valid state driver’s license and positive driving record (periodic review of driving record required).

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Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Department: Eden House (Men's Program)

Hours: Full-Time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is currently seeking a full-time CD Professional for its Men’s and Women's Chemical Dependency Program located in Minneapolis. Current LADC is required for this position. CD Professionals provide critical and direct client therapeutic, counseling and assessment services. They provide daily supervision of clients, and coordinate and provide clinical services within a Therapeutic Community modality.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Develops, implements, and supervises client treatment plans.

· Provides individual and group therapy/counseling services.

· Assigns therapeutic learning experiences.

· Maintains contacts and attends meetings with collaborating agencies towards meeting client goals and progress.

· Promotes and instills positive attitude and image in clients.

· Supervises client day-to-day activities and work assignments within a therapeutic community structure.

· Supervises client recreational and community activities, when applicable.

· Monitors and approves use of client privileges.

· Acts as a role model for clients by displaying responsible behavior and conducting business with a sense of professionalism.

· Assists in planning holiday activities.

· Assists Senior Counselor and Program Director in the administrative and physical functioning of the program and grounds.

· Maintains treatment files on assigned clients/caseload.

· Prepares progress reports and termination summaries.

· Acts as liaison with other service providers.

· Makes related court appearances and provisions.

· Participates in speaking engagements or workshop presentations.

· Participates in staff meetings and training as required or directed.

· Assists in data collection.

· Communicates clinical data on program members.

· Presents case conferences.

· Supervises client job role structure.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· Valid Minnesota LADC

· 4-yr. degree in CD Counseling or related field, or equivalent training and experience preferred.

· CPR/First Aid training preferred.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Strong computer skills.

· Ability to structure time well and develop priorities.

· Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.

· Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter)

· Must be able to favorably pass applicable criminal history/background checks. .

· Two years free of any problems associated with chemical dependency.

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Internship - Corrections

Department: Corrections

Hours: Internship, unpaid



Position Objectives

RS EDEN is seeking candidates who share our mission: RS EDEN provides recovery, accountability, and support services; facilitating individual, family, and community movement from non-productive behavior to responsible, self-sufficient lifestyles.

Internships with RS EDEN’s Reentry Services Division offers the opportunity to work side-by-side with professionals in the field of corrections. Interns may be placed in one of our three residential corrections facilities (halfway houses) to receive hands-on professional experience by assisting staff in providing a variety of functions.

Internships are unpaid but can be used for college credit or work experience. RS EDEN will collaborate with you and your academic advisor to meet internship requirements for your university/college.

Primary duties and responsibilities of these internships include:

· Observe and job shadow reentry technicians and case managers to learn about the roles of security and case management staff in a community corrections residential program.

· Effective use of corrections related technology.

· Interact with other community agencies, social service agencies, and criminal justice partners.

· Specific tasks will be assigned in the following areas:

Assisting Reentry Technician Staff / Security Functions:

· Intake of new residential clients

· Facility rounds

· Monitoring where clients are in the community (work, treatment, furlough)

· Answering busy phone lines

· Documenting clients not complying with program rules

· Writing disciplinary reports

· Monitoring chemical use (urine and breath analysis)

· Monitoring medication compliance

· Discharging clients from the facility

Assisting Case Management Staff:

· Assess client risk/needs

· Assess immediate client needs (clothing, medications, hygiene etc.)

· Assisting with goal development

· Meet with clients weekly to discuss goal progress

· Address any facility/program rule violations

· Document pertinent information in client notes

· Maintain client electronic file

· Monitor client progress in case plan

· Monitor client compliance to program rules and conditions of release/probation

The best qualified candidates will have:

· Current enrollment as a junior or senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in corrections, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, social work, and/or other related major

· Ability to commit to required academic internship hours of work

· Ability to work effectively with a diverse client population

· Knowledge of mental health issues and/or chemical dependency

Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience. Internship job offer will be contingent on passing pre-employment requirements to include employment history/reference check, criminal background check, current Mantoux test required to work in residential facilities.

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Reentry Technician (Corrections)

Department: Corrections

Hours: Part Time/On-Call (Hours to be determined by Program Director)


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is seeking part-time/on-call Reentry Technicians for its Community Corrections Programs in St. Paul. The Reentry Technician is responsible for the supervision of residents while maintaining security, safety, and sanitation of an adult residential community corrections facility.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervising residents, while maintaining security, safety, and sanitation of facility.
  • Maintaining and monitoring client accountability and surveillance.
  • Enforcing program rules, policies and regulations.
  • Supervising kitchen personnel.
  • Performing alcohol testing and collecting urinalysis samples.
  • Promoting client motivation and change.
  • Conducting intakes and orientations for new clients.
  • Record keeping.


Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS degree preferred.
  • Education and/or experience and training in Human Services, Corrections or related field preferred.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.
  • Leadership skills and the capability of working alone with very little supervision.
  • Ability to act as a positive role model for program clients.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
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Counselor Technician

Department: Men's and Women's CD Program's

Hours: Part Time/On-Call


Position Objectives

Counselor Technicians supervise and manage resident behavior and crisis intervention. They assist on-duty counselors as required in direct support of program goals and objectives. Counselor Technicians require self-confidence and the ability to exercise individual discretion or judgment. They must possess a high level of crisis tolerance, and the ability to work through crisis situations in a professional, therapeutic and positive manner. They must be able to react to and respond to medical emergencies, which may arise, and must have the ability to convey a positive and professional image to clients, staff and visitors. Counselor Technicians also must be able to maintain client confidentiality.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Understands and follows policies and procedures related to client and program rules and regulations to assure consistency in client services and program.
  • Provides consistency in program by maintaining all client restrictions communicated by counseling staff.
  • Communicates to staff any inappropriate or suspected inappropriate client behavior.
  • Knows and follows program emergency procedures.
  • Transitions duties and responsibilities to Night Managers.
  • Understands and follows incident/accident reporting policies and procedures.
  • Understands and follows emergency fire and weather policies and procedures.
  • Responds to client emergency medical needs, when required.
  • Provides assistance to on-duty counseling staff.
  • Monitors client activities.
  • Transports clients to directed activities or functions and monitoring behavior, attendance and safe return to resident facility.
  • Assists on-duty counseling staff as directed or required.
  • Attains, maintains and promotes a positive, safe, harmonious, productive and challenging work environment.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED. 2-yr degree in CD Counseling or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 2-yrs training or experience in CD counseling or related field.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Training or experience in counseling/First Aid preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to pass favorable criminal history check.
  • Discharged from chemical treatment program for period of 1-yr, if applicable.
  • Minimum 1-yr continuous sobriety, if applicable.
  • Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.
  • Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter)
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Front Desk Associate

Department: Emanuel & Central

Hours: Part Time/On-Call


Position Objectives

The Front Desk Associate is responsible for providing a safe and supportive environment within the building, and maintaining a friendly and professional atmosphere. Responsibilities include monitoring and assisting with resident situations that occur throughout the building, greeting all visitors, supporting the activities and directions of the Support Service and Property Management staff. S/he must have excellent customer service skills, the ability to maintain appropriate relationships with clients as well as the community in which the project is located. S/he must be able to work within the facility and complete tasks with support services and property management. S/he must ensure a positive atmosphere. S/he must be able to work independently. A successful Front Desk Associate must enjoy working with the public. This position requires self-confidence, creativity, and the ability to exercise discretion. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasking’s a must.


Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include/but are not limited to:

  • Provide friendly and professional customer service/front desk coverage as scheduled at the front desk.
  • Answer phones and respond to inquiries of the residents and the general public.
  • Maintain security by becoming familiar with the premises; monitor the front door; and manage the lobby and community room area.
  • Complete regular building rounds to assure the premises are secure and the wellbeing of the tenants.
  • Greet and direct all visitors, including vendors, residents, and others. Responsible for the signing in and out of guests.
  • Serve as an information resource about the programs.
  • Implement all safety and security requirements for the building.
  • Complete and maintain all required staff logs and paperwork as directed by the Front Desk Manager.
  • Uphold and enforce building policy and lease when necessary.
  • Develop and maintain a close supportive working relationship with support service staff, housing manager, and other co-workers.
  • Administer Alcohol Breathalyzer to residents suspected of alcohol intoxication. Log results and alert Front Desk Manager.
  • Triages emergency situations utilizing program policies and procedures
  • Produces accurate and through incident reports and shift logs.
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned by the Front Desk Manager.
  • Promotes and instills positive attitude in employees and clients.
  • Participates in staff meetings, training and in-services and staff development programs as required by the Front Desk Manager.


Minimum Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED certificate.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide accurate information.
  • Ability to perform duties discretely and observe program confidentiality policies.
  • Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems and adapt to a variety of situations as they arise.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office products.
  • Must be friendly, professional, compassionate, and have the desire to be helpful to residents living in a supportive housing program.
  • Criminal background check must show compliance with the regulations required under statute related to the Kari Koskinen law.
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Job Opportunities

RS EDEN is an equal opportunity employer whose mission is to provide recovery, accountability, and support services facilitating individual, family, and community movement from non-productive behavior to responsible, self-sufficient lifestyles.