Park Avenue Center

  • Minneapolis, MN


  • $47,400-55,000 per year

  • Permanent

  • Part-time

Join an Extraordinary Team and work within a culture that is both supportive and nurturing! We are here to Empower People to Improve Their Lives and do so by living our core values of Clients First, Own It, Believe It, Get Better, and Got Your Back. Our vision is to be A Place where People Want to Work and Clients Want to Come. Our staff work here because:

  • We are mental health
  • co-occurring since 2008
  • on-site mental health clinic
  • support beyond treatment
  • Our extraordinary team
  • multi-year StarTribune top workplace
  • multidisciplinary
  • dedicated support team
  • We get issues
  • mental health
  • addiction
  • legal involvement
  • homelessness
  • family dynamics
  • Clients first programming
  • gender specific
  • African-American specific
  • individualized care
  • complex programs

Position Summary:

Responsible for leading a variety of psychoeducational and activity group curriculum, along with other duties that provide support for clinical staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate a variety of gender-specific groups including, but not limited to, activity and psychoeducational
  • Maintain consistent communication with primary counselors and clinical supervisors regarding client progress and/or issues that may arise during group sessions
  • Maintain accurate documentation of clients’ participation and progress while attending group sessions in the electronic medical record system
  • Comply with MN Statute Chapter 245G requirements regarding timely paperwork and documentation
  • Regularly meet with direct supervisor and attend regular team meetings
  • Provide support and intervention in crisis situations
  • Maintain professional interaction with clients, staff, interns and community partners while following a strict code of ethics
  • Work alongside peers to offer and receive support when needed

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must demonstrate competence in working with clients with co-occurring disorders; through education, training and experience
  • Knowledge of MN Statute Chapter 245G and licensing and its application to the department and company’s policy and procedures
  • Ability to work in alignment with company values, goals, policies and procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships with co-workers
  • Ability to maintain excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and electronic medical record system; or the ability to achieve proficiency after training

Education/Licensure/Certification:

  • Must qualify as one of the following: Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), an individual with a temporary permit (ADC-T) or have the ability to obtain an Alcohol and Drug Counselor Temporary permit (ADC-T), Mental Health Professional, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Licensed Nutritionist, Licensed Registered Dietitian, Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Chiropractor, Licensed Acupuncturist, or Medical Doctor)
  • Must obtain and maintain required continuing education units and training

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be free of problematic substance use for at least the two years immediately preceding hire
  • Must pass a background check through the Minnesota Department of Human Services

Additional Information:

We are hiring for both full-time weekdays and part-time weekend positions.

Hiring bonus for the full-time role is $5,000 with a salary range of $47,400 – $55,000 DOQ. Hiring bonus for the part-time role is $1,000 with a wage of $25.00/hour.

Full-time positions offer a comprehensive benefit package including generous paid time off, a training stipend, a 401k match up to 4%, employer paid life insurance and short-term disability, and a variety of voluntary benefits that include medical, dental, vision, voluntary life, and voluntary long-term disability.

Park Avenue Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Park Avenue Center