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Bilingual Family Coach:


Job Summary

Family coaching is a Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood legislative initiative engaging Model Cities of St. Paul in carrying out Community Coaching services to support its Alternative to Detention (ATD) program. The Family Coaching program targets elementary and middle school aged children experiencing chronic absenteeism, along with varied additional barriers to academic success. The goals of the program are to reduce chronic absenteeism among school-aged children, to connect families to community resources, as well as to link children to educational services and pro-social activities to help improve academic outcomes.


Minimum Qualifications

Bilingual in Hmong and/or Spanish. Baccalaureate degree or at least 5 years of progressive experience in youth development or related human services field. Previous experience working with youth, preferably “high risk” populations, a plus. Applicants must have a good driving record, a valid Minnesota Driver’s License and valid auto insurance as required by Model Cities. Applicants must also be able to transport children as needed for activities and upon contracting, be able to meet requirements of a background check that minimally includes the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) and a Minnesota Social Services record check for vulnerable adult or child maltreatment findings.



$22 per hour


How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and two professional references to:

Attn: Youth Services Manager
Model Cities, Inc.
1821 University Ave, Suite N461
St. Paul, MN 55104
Fax: 651-293-1928

or e-mail to:


Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

No telephone calls, please.






Manager of Family Support Services
(651) 265-6167

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