Employment

Model Cities is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Accounting Manager:

 

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Administration, performs management level finance and accounting functions in accordance with established generally accepted accounting principles as well as agency’s policies and procedures. This includes financial forecasting and proforma analysis, budgeting and cash management, financial reporting, A/R and A/P analysis and processing. This position oversees the work of the Accountant and Accounting Clerk.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, with previous work experience, preferably in a non-profit environment. Strong analytical skills. Ability to read and understand financial data and reports. Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Familiar with or can easily learn MIP accounting software. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Organizational skills and ability to handle multiple duties. Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

 

Compensation

$60k with full benefits (403B; Life, LTD, and health insurance; paid holidays, vacation, medical and other leaves)

 

How to Apply: To be considered for this position, email resume, list of 3 professional references and copy of college transcripts to:

jobs@modelcities.org

No telephone calls, please.

 

Director of Community Services:

 

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, performs upper level management and administration of Model Cities’ human services and community engagement services. Oversees the daily operations of the Community Services division, which include planning, organizing, and directing the functions, activities and services of the division; coordinating grant and contract development; and developing and carrying out community engagement activities. This position supervises department managers and is a member of the Leadership Team. The Director of Community Services works to develop new initiatives and community partnership and collaborations in accordance with Model Cities’ strategic plans, ensures that client services are well managed and meet quality standards, and ensures that Model Cities’ human services are integrated into community development activities.

 

Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of theory and practice of human services that target high risk or at risk populations, particularly populations of color; knowledge of county and state government, particularly community human services and community corrections and familiarity with government regulations and funding requirements; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with partners, funders, representatives from other community based agencies and the general public; demonstrated ability to work with persons of various income groups and ethnic/racial backgrounds; demonstrated oral and written communication skills, including preparation of clear and concise reports; strong knowledge of budget development and management; demonstrated ability in issue/problem identification and resolution.

 

Qualifications

Graduate degree in nonprofit management, public administration, or related field. At least five years previous experience in management, preferably nonprofit management. Previous supervisory experience and at least four years progressively responsible experience in upper level management and administration, preferably in nonprofit agency. This job often involves meetings in the evenings, and applicants must have the ability to work flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends. Driver’s license and criminal background check required.

 

Salary/Benefits

Competitive salary and full benefits (403B, life, LTD, and health insurance; paid holidays, vacation, medical and other leaves)

 

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please email resume, list of three (3) professional references and transcripts to: jobs@modelcities.org

 

Administrative Assistant:

 

Job Summary

The Administrative Assistant performs day-to-day tasks that support a smooth flow of office operations. This includes providing clerical front desk support; assisting with marketing and promotions, including assisting with special events; data entry for accounts payables and third-party billings, office supply and equipment purchasing, and inventory management; maintaining administrative filing systems and database systems including website and social media network updates; coordinating and scheduling conference room usage.

 

Timely completion of initial certification for new move-ins and annual certification for current tenants. These includes meetings with tenants to complete the application packages of household questionnaire, lease, lease addenda, verification of income and assets, and any other appropriate forms per the relevant housing program; ensuring 100% collection of rent sending correspondence of delinquencies and certification notices; maintaining confidential tenant records.

 

Other related duties as included in the job description.

 

Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated skills and experience in office software packages (spreadsheets,word processing, and desktop publishing), other office equipment, and the Internet.

Demonstrated ability in written and oral communication and ability to write clear concise reports; skills in office equipment; strong problem solving skills and attention to detail; ability to work independently as well work with a team and demonstrate initiative and creativity; strong arithmetic skills; ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, ability to multitask and complete projects in a timely manner.

Valid Minnesota Driver’s license required, and must be able to drive own vehicle or company vehicle on occasion.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, or related field of study or Associates degree with completion of Certified Apartment Manager or Certified Resident Manager coursework. Previous experience working in real estate or property management office environment is a plus. Valid Minnesota Driver’s license required, and must be able to drive own vehicle or agency vehicle in performing duties. Be able to work on evenings or weekends as needed.

 

This position requires a Criminal Background Check.

 

Salary/Benefits

$31,200 with full benefits including life and health insurance; LTD; 403 B; paid medical, vacation, and other leaves;

 

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please email resume, list of three (3) professional references and transcripts to: jobs@modelcities.org

 

Youth Case Manager:

 

Job Summary

The Youth Case Manager performs services to support Model Cities’ community-based programs that serve youth ages 5-18 years old. Current youth programming focuses on early interventions and case management with high risk youth and includes mentorship/coaching activities, employment readiness and parent support around improving children’s school attendance and academic achievement. Programming done in partnership with the St. Paul Promise Neighborhood (SPPN) and Ramsey and Dakota Counties Community Correction Departments.

 

Responsibilities: Provide youth centered, culturally competent case management services that aim to address the ongoing needs of youth who face barriers related to school attendance, juvenile delinquency and employment readiness. This includes but is not limited to needs assessment, case planning and coordination of services.

 

Other duties include:

  • Working in partnership with Program Manager, local schools, and partnering organizations to recruit youth to participate in youth programming;
  • Providing short-term intensive case management to support youth, including advocacy and coordination of supportive services (i.e. mental health, chemical health, housing, academic support, and job placement);
  • Conducting needs assessments and develop and monitor goal plans to address problems/concerns;
  • Performing weekly face-to-face meetings to ensure youth and/or their parents/guardians work towards achieving their desired goals;
  • Leading and facilitating groups or group-based activities for youth and their parents/guardians;
  • Developing and maintaining client data and records for all youth.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Youth Development, Criminal Justice or related human services field. Previous experience working with high risk youth populations is preferred. Qualified applicants must have a valid Minnesota driver’s license, automobile, auto insurance, a good driving record, and have the ability to transport students or youth as needed. For this position, applicants must be able to meet required Department of Human Services Background Check.

 

Compensation

Mid to high 30s, depending on qualifications and experience.

 

How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and transcripts to:

Attention: Manager of Youth Services
Model Cities, Inc.
839 University Avenue W., St. Paul, MN 55104
Fax: 651-293-1928
Email: jobs@modelcities.org

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

No telephone calls, please.

 

Housing Case Manager:

 

Job Summary

Provides intensive case management services to formerly homeless families living in our various supportive housing programs. This includes but is not limited to needs assessment, case planning and management and documentation of services provided.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing intensive case management and outreach to homeless families;
  • Conducting assessments for program participants and developing and monitoring family support plans to address problems/concerns;
  • Perform weekly home visits to ensure families are reaching their desired goals;
  • Providing advocacy and coordination of supportive services (i.e. mental health, chemical health, parenting support, financial capability and employment training).
  • Developing and maintaining client data and records for all program participants.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in social work or related human services field. At least 2 years direct services experience working with high-risk populations, special needs populations of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. Experience working with high-risk families and diverse populations. Applicants who are bilingual in Hmong, Spanish, Karen or ASL (American Sign Language), are a plus.

 

Qualified applicants must have a valid driver’s license, automobile, and valid automobile insurance. Must have a good driving record and be able to transport individuals as needed. Background Check required for this position.

 

Compensation

Mid 30s to low 40s, depending on qualifications and experience.

 

How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and transcripts to:

Attention: Manager of Family Support Services
Model Cities, Inc.
839 University Avenue W., St. Paul, MN 55104
Fax: 651-293-1928
Email: jobs@modelcities.org

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

No telephone calls, please.

 

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.

 

Compensation

$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:

jobs@modelcities.org

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

No telephone calls, please.

 

 

 

 

Contact:

Manager of Family Support Services
(651) 265-6167
info@modelcities.org

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