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 POSITION OPEN

For 2021-2022 Program Year

Head Start Home Visitor for Murray County, MN

 

The Home Visitor provides home visiting and family support services in the Early Head Start & Head Start home base program. The Home Visitor (HV) will partner with the parents to provide early childhood education in the family's home, maintain enrollment, connect with services, and outreach and coordinate services for EHS & HS families.

Recognizing the family as the child's first teacher, the Home Visitor works in the homes of participating families, building positive relationships with them to support their parenting roles. 

Position is part-time, year round, up to 20 hours per week. Home Visitor to assist parents with birth to 5 year olds in the role of being the first and most important teacher of their child by planning, implementing and documenting an individualized curriculum for each child assigned.

Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply. Reasonable acccommodations for special needs will be furnished upon request. Application deadline Open until filled. 

Career Advancement Opportunities

To apply, a Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council application must be completed. Applications are available online, www.smoc.us, or at:

SMOC Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant Avenue, PO Box 787

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number:  507-727-1759 (Ask for Lori)

Email:  lgunnink@smoc.us

 

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 



 

 
 

 POSITION OPEN

For 2021-2022 Program Year

Head Start Bus Driver - Part time Position

Worthington, MN

9 month position for 2021-2022 program year to provide safe transportation for three and four year old children in the Head Start Bus. Minimum of a Class C Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement (willing to help you obtain CDL). Must be able to pass a DOT physical, and enter into mandatory drug and alcohol testing. 

Part time position with potential for additional duties to become full time.

Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accomodations for special needs will be furnished upon request. Starting Fall 2021. Application deadline is open until filled.

Career Advancement Opportunities

To apply, a Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council application must be completed. Applications are available online, www.smoc.us, or at:

SMOC Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant Avenue, PO Box 787

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number:  507-727-1759 (Ask for Lori)

Email:  lgunnink@smoc.us

 

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 



 

 
 

 POSITION OPEN

For 2021-2022 Program Year

Nutrition/Cleaning/Bus Driver

Worthington, MN

Assisting parents in the role as their child's first and most important teacher by assisting the teacher with the children in the various activities at the center, and on field trips. Prepares and serves nutritous meals which meet the Child and Adult Care Food Program meal pattern requirements.

Part time Kitchen Staff:

* Prepares, serves and stores food utlizing safe food handling practices, including food tem.

* Assists with CACFP paperwork completion

* Cleans up before and after meals and snacks

* Assists in Center cleaning as assigned

Part-Time Bus Driver:

Assures the safe transportation of all Head Start children, staff and volunteers.

* Follows all agency, and state rules and federal regulations regarding transportation; abides by all highway laws; practices safe driving procedures

* Adheres to established procedures and policies as outlined in the transportation manual and personnel policies

* Maintains vehicle in condition that provides complete safety for children, staff, and volunteers

* Provides ongoing education on safety of children being transportatep; completes three bus evacuation drills per program year

* Uses effective and developmentally appropriate discipline techniques with children to maintain order on the bus at all times

* Maintains and submits timely, complete and accurate records as indicated on the driver's timelinel

* Arranges working hours to include those resulting from schedule changes; attends transportation/staff meetings, trainings and workshops

* Partcipates in mandatory drug and alcohol testing procedures

* Manages the transportation system providing all information necessary to parents and staff.

* Participates in feild trips providing assistance to teachers as requested

* Adheres to the Head Start Performance Standards. 

Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accomodations for special needs will be furnished upon request. Starting Fall 2021. Application deadline is open until filled.

Career Advancement Opportunities

To apply, a Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council application must be completed. Applications are available online, www.smoc.us, or at:

SMOC Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant Avenue, PO Box 787

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number:  507-727-1759 (Ask for Lori)

Email:  lgunnink@smoc.us

 

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 



 

 
 

 POSITION OPEN

Community Development Director

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council (SMOC) is seeking an individual to oversee the daily administration of all programs in it's Community Development Department.

Job duties include:  Planning, developing and monitoring all the budgets under the Community Development Department. Supvervise department personnel and ensure job performance standards are met. Analyze and organize program operations and procedures while coordinating activities among staff.

Requirements:  College graduate with a degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field. Minimum of three years experience in managerial position is desired. Must have good organizational skills along with excellent written and communication skills. Must be a self-starter, be able to meet deadlines and be able to interact with a variety of personalities. Work is normally sedentary.

Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement program and paid time off. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified persons interested in applying must submit a completed agency application form, along with a cover letter and resume to: Executive Director, SW MN Opportunity Council, 1106 Third Avenue, PO Box 787, Worthington, MN 56187.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Forms are available at our Worthington office, or by calling 507-376-4195, or 1-800-658-2444 or at www.smoc.us. TTY 507-372-7279. EO/AA Employer. 

 

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


 

 
 

 POSITION OPEN

Family Planning Billing Specialist 

Seeking a Part-time Billing Specialist for our groiwing Family Planning-STD clinic. Requires detail-oriented individual to process all medical billing claims for payment; and monitor billing & payments throughout the billing cycle. This position provides an essential function in reporting data using the electronic medical record (EMR) system for client demographics, client visit information and billing, monitoring of 340B revenue and all reportable data as required. 

Candidate must have backround in medical billing and coding, experience with EMR data mining and EXCEL for accounts management. This position will learn the front desk role to assist clients with scheduling.

Post high school health care education in Coding, Billing and health records management required, certification preferred. Bilingual in English and one other language preferred, not required. Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation, travel may be required. 

Application open until September 7, 2021 or until position is filled. 

To apply, a Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. application must be completed.

Send resume, cover letter & completed application to:

Terri Janssen, Health Services Director

SMOC Family Planning - STD Clinics

909 4th Avenue

tjanssen@smoc.us

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

www.smoc.us

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


 

 
 

 POSITION OPEN

Family Planning Lead RN 

Registered Nurse (RN-BSN) Part-time position with Family Planning Programs at Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council (SMOC). We are expanding and may have potential for additional hours with the year.

Duties include supervision of clinics in two clinic locations. Ability to provide patient education, lab functions, inventory control of medications and 340B program after training. Maintain compliance, assist with policy and procedure development, supervise other staff working in clinic, assist Director with grant work plans, deliverables, budget & reporting. Attention to detail with nursing, billing and office operations. Applicants must be highly organized, motivated to work without supervision, have basic understanding of computer software systems and Excel required.

Bilingual ability in English and Spanish preferred, but not required. Other languages welcome. Travel is required, home office will be Worthington. Current driver's license and MN Nursing Licensure required.; BSN preferred. Credit given for coursework in progress. 

Application open until September 7, 2021 or until position is filled. 

To apply, a Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. application must be completed.

Send resume, cover letter & completed application to:

Terri Janssen, Health Services Director

SMOC Family Planning - STD Clinics

909 4th Avenue

tjanssen@smoc.us

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

www.smoc.us

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


 

 
 

 POSITION OPEN

Family Planning Community Health Worker 

Community Health Worker (CHW) Bilingual Part-time position for our expanding Family Planning Programs at Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council (SMOC).  There is the ability for the right candidate to work part-time and obtain their Community Health Worker certificate as well through a grant obtained by SMOC.

Community Health Worker (CHW) must be a bi-lingual person in English and one other language, trusted in his or her community and comfortable among all populations to build trusting relationships with families and community. Ability to maintain confidentiality, communicate both orally & written. Good time management & organizational skills.

CHW will assist clients by reducing cultural and linguistic barriers while navigating health care systems within the SMOC programs and other community programs.  The CHW will work in collaboration with Family Planning staff to improve quality outcomes and cost-effective care of underserved populations to reduce health disparities.   

Travel is required. Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Current CHW certficate required or the ability to obtain CHW Certificate within 18-24 months of hire, dependent on class offerings for completing. Course work and position designed for the the right candidate with a High School diploma and or GED. Understanding of Electronic medical records and computer software helpful. 

To apply, a Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. application must be completed.

Send completed application and resume to:

Terri Janssen, Health Services Director

SMOC Family Planning - STD Clinics

909 4th Avenue

tjanssen@smoc.us

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

www.smoc.us

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


 

 
 

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Earn money as a SMOC Homemaker

$11.58/hour with Flexible hours

Cleaning Duties

Ask for Cherie: 507-376-4195 

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1106 3rd Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

www.smoc.us

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


 

 
 

 

Prairieland Transit System

Full-time and Part-time Bus Drivers 

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC) is currently accepting applications for Full-Time and Part-Time Bus Drivers.

Drivers operate a 15-18 passenger bus to transport passengers on a public transit routes throughout the City of Worthington Monday-Friday and county routes throughout Nobles County; Full-time is 32-40 hours each week; Part-time driver hours are flexible. No weekend hours.

 Minimum requirements include the ability to attain a CDL with passenger endorsement. Ability to life and carry packages up to 30 pounds in weight. Ability to operate and maintain a wheel chair lift. Ability to communicate with a large diversity of clients including persons with disabilities, elderly, children and persons with limited English. Must pass pre-employment Drug Test (subject to random Drug and Alcohol Testing thereafter) and DOT medical examination upon hire.

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1106 3rd Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

www.smoc.us

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 


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