Youth Advocate
Lakes and Pines Community Action Council, Inc. is hiring a full-time Youth Advocate/Street Outreach. The Youth Advocate is responsible for meeting the Agency’s mission as a team member in a comprehensive approach to community building by providing services to at-risk or homeless youth and conducting Street Outreach to all homeless populations. Integral to this position is continued support for the mission of the Agency and advocacy for low-income persons in addition to basic knowledge of all Lakes & Pines CAC, Inc. programs and community resources. • High school diploma or GED required; post-secondary degree preferred or 2-4 years of experience working in a related field. • Position is full-time, Monday through Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm. • Starting salary range is $19.94-$20.86 per hour, depending upon qualifications. • Thirteen (13) paid holidays which includes a floating holiday. • Earn two hours of annual leave and two hours of sick leave for every 40 hours worked the first year. • Up to 5% retirement contribution match after meeting enrollment requirements. • Multiple opportunities for training and advancement within the organization. For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org. Applications are due by 4:00 pm on June 14, 2024 to 1700 Maple Avenue E, Mora, MN 55051. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes & Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Application deadline is Friday, June 14, 2024 at 4:00 PM


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Youth Advocate
Child Care Partnership Teacher (Milaca)
Head Start Child Care Partnership Teacher Center located in Milaca, Office located in Mora As a Child Care Partnership Teacher you will make a difference in the lives of children and families by • Implementing a classroom environment for up to twelve preschool children in conjunction with a community-based child care program • Providing classroom supervision • Conducting parent-teacher conferences for enrolled families • Providing families with follow up activities to be completed at home • Ensuring requirements for each enrolled child are met based on the requirements set in the Head Start Program Performance Standards We are excited to offer you • $21.30/hour • Medical, dental and life insurance • Retirement with up to 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • 13 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday) • Work mileage reimbursement at the current federal rate • Education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also many professional development opportunities Qualifications • Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education (An Associate’s degree in a related field with coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching pre-school aged children may be considered) • Must be teacher qualified under DHS Rule #3 and have experience working with preschool children • Must have ability to work with parents and children in the classroom and home environments • Must be able to relate to and manage children on an individual and group basis For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org/employment. Applications are accepted until position is filled to 1700 Maple Avenue E, Mora, MN 55051. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Position is open until filled.


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Child Care Partnership Teacher
Classroom Teacher Chisago City
Classroom Teacher Chisago City As a Classroom Teacher, you will be: Responsible for implementing a pre-school classroom of up to twenty children. Duties include providing classroom supervision on a daily basis, conducting one home visit per child, and three parent-teacher conferences for enrolled families. We are excited to offer you: • $21.98 per hour • Medical, dental, and life insurance • Retirement with 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • Paid holidays, including one floating holiday • Work mileage reimbursement at the current Federal rate • Education reimbursement opportunities and professional development opportunities Qualifications: • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education • More than one year of experience working with children ages 0-5 • Must have reliable transportation • Must have valid driver’s license and current auto insurance coverage in compliance with Minnesota State guidelines on the vehicle used for work related travel • Ability to effectively work across differences, especially socio-economic and cultural differences For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org/employment. Applications are accepted until position is filled to 1700 Maple Avenue E, Mora, MN 55051. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Position is open until filled.


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Classroom Teacher
Early Head Start Assistant Classroom Teacher (Chisago City)
It’s not “work” if you love what you do Lakes and Pines’ Head Start is seeking an amazing person to fill the position of Early Head Start Assistant Classroom Teacher at the Head Start Center located in Chisago City. Early Head Start Assistant Classroom Teachers not only work directly with children and families, they complete a lot of behind the scenes work. They are professionals who work in a collaborative team to complete lesson plans, ensure screening deadlines are met and attend meetings. Complete job description available upon request. We are excited to offer you: • $20.97/hour • Medical, dental and life insurance • Retirement with up to 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • 13 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday) • Work mileage reimbursement at the current federal rate • Education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also many professional development opportunities Qualifications: • Position requires an Early Infant/Toddler CDA within two years of hire – Lakes and Pines provides training opportunities to obtain this certification. • Must have experience working with preschoolers and be willing to work with families and children in classroom settings, be sensitive to the lifestyles and needs of low-income clientele, and must be a team player. For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org/employment. Applications are accepted until position is filled to 1700 Maple Avenue E, Mora, MN 55051. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. *Substitute opportunities also available – please contact Lakes and Pines for additional information.
Position is open until filled.


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Early Head Start Assistant Classroom Teacher
Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Teacher
Center located in Pine City, Office located in North Branch As a Child Care Partnership Teacher you will make a difference in the lives of children and families by • Implementing a classroom environment for up to twelve preschool children in conjunction with a community-based child care program • Providing classroom supervision • Conducting parent-teacher conferences for enrolled families • Providing families with follow up activities to be completed at home • Ensuring requirements for each enrolled child are met based on the requirements set in the Head Start Program Performance Standards We are excited to offer you • $21.30/hour • Medical, dental and life insurance • Retirement with up to 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • 13 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday) • Work mileage reimbursement at the current federal rate • Education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also many professional development opportunities Qualifications • Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education (An Associate’s degree in a related field with coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching pre-school aged children may be considered) • Must be teacher qualified under DHS Rule #3 and have experience working with preschool children • Must have ability to work with parents and children in the classroom and home environments • Must be able to relate to and manage children on an individual and group basis For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org/employment. Applications are accepted until position is filled to 1700 Maple Avenue E, Mora, MN 55051. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Position is open until filled.


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Child Care Partnership Teacher
Head Start Assistant Classroom Teacher (Mora)
It’s not “work” if you love what you do Lakes and Pines’ Head Start is seeking two amazing people to fill the position of Head Start Assistant Classroom Teacher at the Head Start Center located in Mora. Assistant Classroom Teachers not only work directly with children and families, they complete a lot of behind the scenes work. They are professionals who work in a collaborative team to complete lesson plans, ensure screening deadlines are met and attend meetings. Complete job description available upon request. We are excited to offer you: • $20.97/hour • Medical, dental and life insurance • Retirement with up to 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • 13 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday) • Work mileage reimbursement at the current federal rate • Education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also many professional development opportunities Qualifications: • Position requires a Preschool CDA within two years of hire – Lakes and Pines provides training opportunities to obtain this certification. • Must have experience working with preschoolers and be willing to work with families and children in classroom settings, be sensitive to the lifestyles and needs of low-income clientele, and must be a team player. For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org/employment. Applications are accepted until position is filled to 1700 Maple Avenue E, Mora, MN 55051. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. *Substitute opportunities also available – please contact Lakes and Pines for additional information.
Position is open until filled.


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Head Start Assistant Classroom Teacher
Head Start School Partnership Teacher in North Branch
As a School Partnership Teacher you will make a difference in the lives of children and families by • Developing and Implementing a classroom of up to 10 preschool children • Providing classroom supervision for multiple day classroom sessions each week • Conducting 2 parent-teacher conferences for enrolled families • Ensuring requirements for each enrolled child are met based on the requirements set in the Head Start Program Performance Standards • Working cooperatively with school districts to ensure requirements are met We are excited to offer you • $21.64/hour • Medical, dental and life insurance • Retirement with up to 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • 13 paid holidays per year (including 1 floating holiday) • Work mileage reimbursement at the current federal rate. • Education reimbursement opportunities for approved education plans and also many professional development opportunities Qualifications • Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education (An Associate’s degree in a related field with coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching pre-school aged children may be considered) • Must have ability to work with parents and children in the classroom and home environments • Must be physically able to relate to and manage children on an individual and group basis • Requires a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org/employment. Applications are accepted until position is filled to 1700 Maple Avenue E, Mora, MN 55051. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Position is open until filled.


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School Partnership Teacher
Supervising Classroom Teacher
As a Supervising Classroom Teacher, you will be: Responsible for leading and supervising a team to provide a positive learning environment for sixteen-month to five-year-old children, maximizing the involvement of families to support the learning process. Duties include providing classroom supervision on a daily basis, conducting two home visits per child and three parent-teacher conferences for enrolled families, acting as a liaison between the main office and the assigned classroom and maintaining the inventory of supplies. We are excited to offer you: • $23.99 per hour • Medical, dental, and life insurance • Retirement with 5% match after meeting enrollment requirements • Vacation and sick leave • 13 paid holidays per year, including one floating holiday • Work mileage reimbursement at the current Federal rate • Education reimbursement opportunities and professional development opportunities Qualifications: • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Bachelor’s Degree in related field • More than one year of experience • Experience working with children ages 0-5 • Must have reliable transportation • Must have valid driver’s license and current auto insurance coverage in compliance with Minnesota State guidelines on the vehicle used for work related travel • Ability to effectively work across differences, especially socio-economic and cultural differences • Supervisory, administrative, and communication skills to supervise 4 to 7 other employees For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org/employment. Applications are accepted until position is filled to 1700 Maple Avenue E, Mora, MN 55051. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Position is open until filled.


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Supervising Classroom Teacher
Weatherization Crew Lead
Weatherization Crew Lead ENERGY – HOUSING DEPARTMENT Based in Mora, MN Entry Level Position Job Type: Full-time, 4 days a week, Monday- Thursday 10 Hour Shifts, 7:00AM – 5:30PM Salary: $19.94 - $29.38 per hour (depending on experience) Benefits: Paid vacation, Sick leave, and 13 Holidays, Retirement and Health Care Benefits Package Job Duties: • The Crew Lead is responsible for performing energy conservation measures to homes, such as insulating and air sealing. • Provide leadership while directing the daily crew activities. • Keep accurate and legible records of work orders and inventory sheets. Requirements: • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position, including but not limited to, lifting, bending, twisting, climbing ladders and lifting required equipment. • Valid driver’s license • Favorable background check • Must be 18 or older to apply • Experience in residential construction helpful, but not required • Ability to work with diverse cultures and economic backgrounds. For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes & Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Position is open until filled.


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Lead Crew Worker
WEATHERIZATION CREW WORKER
WEATHERIZATION CREW WORKER Energy – Housing Department Based in Mora Entry Level Position – No Prior Experience Required Job Type: Full-time, 4 days a week, Monday – Thursday 10 Hour Shifts, 7:00AM – 5:30PM Salary Range: $17.83 - $24.57 per hour (depending on experience) Benefits: Paid Vacation, Sick leave, and 13 Holidays Retirement and Health Care Benefits Package Job Duties: • Weatherization Crew worker is responsible for performing energy conservation measures to homes, such as Insulating and Air Sealing. Requirements: • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position, including but not limited to, lifting, bending, twisting, climbing ladders and lifting required equipment. • Valid Driver’s License • Favorable background check • Must be 18 or older to apply • Experience in residential construction is helpful, but not necessary. • Ability to work with diverse cultures and economic backgrounds. For more information, questions, full job description and/or application please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org. Resumes are not accepted. Lakes & Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Position is open until filled.


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Crew Worker I

Crew Worker II
Weatherization Field Manager
HELP WANTED Weatherization Field Manager ENERGY-HOUSING DEPARTMENT Based in Mora Weatherization Field Manager Salary Range: $19.84- $30.15 Paid vacation and sick leave, retirement and health care benefit packages. • Responsible for completing inspections (pre, interim and post) • Producing work specifications • Supervising work of crews • Maintaining warehouse inventories • Any training associated with the effective operation of the department’s housing & weatherization programs. • Providing assistance in the development, implementation and evaluation of all assigned programs and projects as they relate to the Weatherization & Housing Department. • Major Qualifications: Three years’ experience in residential construction or an associate degree in residential construction • Must be age 18 or older to apply. • Favorable background check and drug test required. No resumes accepted. FT, Year Round, 40 hours/week, Monday - Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM with benefit package. For more information, an Agency Application, or special accommodations, please call our office at (320) 679-1800 or visit our website at www.lakesandpines.org. Lake and Pines is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encourage to apply.
Position is open until filled.


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Field Manager
In accordance with federal and state laws, Lakes and Pines CAC is an equal opportunity employer, contractor and provider of services. 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.