Thank you for your interest in employment with FamilyMeans!  FamilyMeans' staff is committed to the mission of our agency - strengthening communities by strengthening families.  We offer a friendly work environment and a fulfilling work experience. Because we recognize the importance of each position's role in the overall success of our work, we strive to have the right person in each of the agency's respective positions.  FamilyMeans is an equal opportunity employer with competitive salary and benefits. FamilyMeans offers the following benefits to eligible employees:

Please submit cover letter and resume to Patti Hanlon, 1875 Northwestern Ave., Stillwater, MN  55082 or at  An employment application can be downloaded, printed and submitted at the time of applying.

Below are our current job opportunities: 



The position of Psychiatric Provider (Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse) is a part-time Independent Contractor based in our Stillwater office, with occasional consults at the Center for Grief and Loss, in St. Paul.  FamilyMeans’ 25 mental health therapists serve over 2,000 clients per year.  The Part-Time Psychiatric Provider will have the opportunity to maintain a client base and join the mental health consultation meetings. Hours and time commitment are flexible.  This is an excellent opportunity for providers in all phases of their careers seeking a flexible position in an outpatient clinic setting. 


The primary work of this position (32 hours/week) will focus on developing, implementing, supervising and evaluating year-round opportunities that equip 12-18 year old youth to learn, thrive, connect and contribute throughout their lives.  This work takes place in the Cimarron mobile home community in Lake Elmo, MN, located approximately 12 miles east of downtown Saint Paul.  The center is a free, drop-in, choice-driven site.

The work of our Cimarron Teen Center involves building strong interpersonal relationships with teens that lead them to explore interests and hone passions, build self-identity and community, and gain knowledge and support toward making appropriate post-secondary life decisions.  The Coordinator will contribute to our immediate work of developing and implementing a post-secondary pathways program that will prepare teens to be ready to enter the adult world.  The Coordinator may also supervise program assistants and guide volunteers toward impactful and satisfying experiences.

Cimarron has a diverse youth population, so strong connections to Latino, Asian and/or African-American community and culture along with bi-lingual fluency are desired.  Candidates will be expected to earn certification to drive the FamilyMeans' bus.

The Cimarron Teen Center is part of our larger Youth Development Initiative, which provides free, year-found programming to youth ages 5-18 in both Cimarron and the City of Landfall. 

Minimum qualifications: a high school diploma or it's equivalent; two years' experience working with youth, preferably in a youth center or recreation setting.  Preferred qualifications: strong knowledge of youth development theory and best practices; leadership training or experience in youth program management and/or supervision; a Bachelor's Degree in human development, recreation, education or other youth-related fields; oral and writing fluency in English and Spanish.  Required certifications: Adult First Aid/ CPR; Minnesota Food Manager's License (can be earned after hire).


FamilyMeans is searching for an experienced, reliable and task-oriented Executive Assistant. The ideal candidate should be highly self-motivated, professional and capable of managing their workload and prioritizing tasks.  This full-time position will provide confidential administrative support to the President, the Board of Directors and the fund development department.  Candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office programs, have excellent verbal and written communication  skills, attention to detail and strong organizational skills.  An ability to cultivate relationships and work effectively with others is required.

Minimum requirements: High school graduate, with a minimum of five years' experience providing administrative support to senior manager or executive required.  Preferred requirements: A vocational degree in business administration or related field preferred.


FamilyMeans is seeking a talented Licensed Social Worker to join the Caregiving and Aging staff team. 

FamilyMeans Caregiving and Aging programs provide education, counseling, information and referral, support groups and in-home and group respite to informal, unpaid caregivers of children and adults with functional limitations. We educate and involve the community in emerging issues related to aging, and engage people of all ages in meaningful volunteer activities. Our Caregiver Support Social Workers coach and counsel individual caregivers, guide families, facilitate support groups, lead education programs, and connect people with resources. With our help, people find hope and develop confidence as they move through aging and caregiving experiences.

 This is currently a part-time position; future program growth is anticipated.  Minimum requirements: A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with significant experience related to caregivers is required. Preferred Experience and Certification: Strong candidates will have experience working with children and adults with disabilities, older adults in need of care, and their families. Experience in facilitating groups is preferred. Previous training in these specific caregiver support methods is highly desired: Minnesota Caregiver Coaching Skills, Powerful Tools for Caregivers, Memory Club, REACH.


Youth development program internships are available at FamilyMeans' children and teen programs in Lake Elmo and Landfall, Minnesota.  Interns are selected three times a year with application deadlines being August 15, December 15 and May 15 for the following term. These opportunities provide tangible experiences creating learning and social development environments for youth ages 5-18 in an out-of-school setting. This is an unpaid position that offers flexible hours and invaluable experience.  The mission of our youth development initiative is to equip youth to learn, thrive, connect and contribute throughout their lives.  Click HERE for more information. Send resume and cover letter to Youth Program Internships, FamilyMeans, 1875 Northwestern Avenue, Stillwater, MN 55082.


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