Family Resource Specialist
      Lakes and Pines C.A.C., Inc. is excited to announce a new position in Aitkin County, and is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter to join their team as a Family Resource Specialist. This new position was created as part of a collaboration project between Aitkin County Health and Human Services and Lakes and Pines, C.A.C. The Family Resource Specialist will conduct home visits and will work directly with parents to provide resources and outreach opportunities.

Position requires a High School Diploma or equivalency. Preferred education includes a Bachelor’s degree in the fields related to Social, Education, Human and/or Family Services. Must be highly organized and have the ability to work independently. Requires a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

The starting wage for this full time position is $15.75/hour and includes full benefits. For information, job description, and application contact Lakes and Pines C.A.C., Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer, 1700 Maple Avenue East, Mora, MN 55051-1227; (320) 679-1800 x147 or www.lakesandpines.org. Reasonable accommodations made upon request. Minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. Thursday, August 13, 2015.

Early Head Start Home Visitor
      Head Start is looking for a dedicated, caring person to join their team as a Home Visitor. Home Visitors assist preschool children and families with school readiness activities, co-planned with parents, to prepare them for school and life during weekly home visits and regular socializations. Home Visitors help families with goal setting and resource acquisition to support their efforts towards self-reliance. Home Visitors empower parents to be their child's first and most important teacher.

      Position requires a High School Diploma or equivalency. Preferred education includes a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child and Family Studies, Early Childhood Licensure, or Child Development Associates (CDA) Credential. Must have experience working with infants and toddlers, willingness to work with parents and children in home and classroom settings, be sensitive to the lifestyles and needs of low-income clientele, and must be a team player. This is a full time position with competitive salary and full benefits. For information, job description, and application contact Lakes and Pines C.A.C., Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer, 1700 Maple Avenue East, Mora, MN 55051-1227; (320) 679-1800 x138 or www.lakesandpines.org. Reasonable accommodations made upon request. Minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is 4:30 p.m.Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Applicants to complete Agency’s Employment Application.
Program Receptionist - Full-time, Temporary Position
Lakes & Pines' Community Services Department is hiring a full-time, temporary Program Receptionist to greet and conduct brief intake screenings of potential clients, make appropriate referrals of incoming visitors, clients and callers, perform basic secretarial and data entry work.

Applicants must be able to type at least 40 words per minute, possess good written and verbal communications skills, be able to follow directions; have a courteous manner both on the phone and. directly, have experience using Microsoft Office; have awareness of social service programs; be organized and able to multi-task; and have the ability to build relationships and work with people of different cultures and backgrounds. Experience working in crisis situations. and low-income populations preferred.

This is a full-time, temporary position, 5 days per week, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in. Mora. Salary range $13.77-$14.13, depending on qualifications. Lakes & Pines is an equal opportunity employer/contractor. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply:

Application deadline is 4:00 p.m. 7/31/2015

      Lakes and Pines CAC is an equal opportunity employer. The Agency will maintain a policy of non– discrimination with all employees and applicants for employment. All aspects of employment within the Agency will be governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, public assistance status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity,status as a parent, familial status, or in a local human rights commission or any other legally protected status.

      If an applicant needs reasonable accommodations for the employment application process, please contact Lakes and Pines either by phone, mail, email or in person and request such consideration. (Such as sign language, interpreter, materials in large print, accessibility)

      Individuals are encouraged to complete an Employment Application form whether or not a vacancy currently exists. Employment applications will be kept on file for one year and will be considered for appropriate job vacancies.