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 POSITION OPEN

For 2021-2022 Program Year

Head Start Classroom Aide/Substitute Bus Rider

For Pipestone Area 

Up to 29 hours per week, non-exempt. Responsible for assisting the teacher with the children in various activities at the Center and on field trips. In addition, substitute bus rider to and from the Center, assisting the driver, adhering to transportation guidelines. 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

2021-2022 Program Year

Head Start Classroom Assistant Teacher/Bus Rider

Worthington 

40 Hours per week school year and 20 hours per week summer, non-exempt. Responsible for assisting the teacher with the children in various activities at the Center and on field trips.  In addition, responsible for riding the bus to and from the Center, assisting the driver, adhering to transportation guidelines. Minimum Education Requirements AA/AS degree Early Childhoood or a related field. Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations for special needs will be will be furnished upon request. Starting Fall 2021. Application deadline is open until filled.

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

Applications are available online, www.smoc.us, emailing lgunnink@smoc.us or at:

SMOC Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant 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" 


 

 
 

 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" 


 

 
 

 POSITION OPEN

Bilingual Classroom Center Assistant/Bus Rider 

Assisting parents in the role as their child's first and most important teacher by being responsible for assisting the teacher with the children and with various activities in the center and on field trips. In addition, being responsible for assisting in the transportation of children to and from the center and on field trips, adhering to transportation guidelines.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Child Development Associate credential, or willingness to obtain credential, minimum prefer Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree Parent or past parent of Head Start child preferred.

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

Applications are available at:

Lori Gunnink

Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant 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" 


 

 
 

 POSITION OPEN

Head Start Center Teacher 

This position is primarily responsible for the classroom and implementing curriculum based on knowledge of families' and children's needs and interests.  Work with parents to assure that the educational, health and social services needs of individual children and their families are met.  Work with component coordinators to assure planning, organization, implementation, and follow-through with comprehensive services. Teachers are free to use personal choices in teaching within the bounds of the Head Start Program curriculum, Performance Standards, MN DHS Rule 3, and best practices in early childhool care and education.

Education & Experience:  Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or A.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field with experience teaching in a preschool setting. Must meet Head Start Teacher qualifications. 

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

Applications are available at:

Lori Gunnink

Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant 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" 


 

 
 

POSITION OPEN

2021-2022 Program Year

Head Start Classroom Aide/Bus Rider

Worthington

40 hours per week school year and 20 hours per week summer, non-exempt. Responsible for assisting the teacher with the children in the various activities at the Center and on field trips. In addition, responsible for riding the bus to and from the Center, assisting the driver, adhering to transportation guidelines. Miniumum Education Requirements AA/AS degree Early Childhood or a related field. Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accomodations for special needs will be furnished upon request. Starting Summer 2021. Application deadline is open until filled, with first review of applications June 20.

Career Advancement Opportunities

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

Applications available online , www.smoc.us, emailing lgunnink@smoc.us or at:

SMOC Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-727-1613 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 




 

 
 

POSITION OPEN

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council Head Start Home Visitor

for Nobles County

 

Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Head Start/Early Head Start Program (HS/EHS) at SMOC Head Start in Nobles County tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision they've made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fullfilled HS/EHS associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves.

If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a compassionate, mission-driven organization that works for individuals and community well-being for all, for a better us. 

Must have transportation available for work use. Former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accomodation for special needs will be furnished upon request. 

Application deadline is open until filled.

Career Advancement Opportunities

To apply, send SMOC employment application, resume & college transcripts. 

Applications available online , www.smoc.us, emailing lgunnink@smoc.us or at:

SMOC Head Start

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.

1077 Pleasant Avenue

Worthington, MN  56187

Telephone Number - 507-727-1613 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444

TTY - 507-372-7279

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER" 





 

 
 

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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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