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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).


This position is for a youth development program apprentice for the FamilyMeans Cimarron Children’s Program and Teen Center in Lake Elmo, Minn. Apprentices are hired three times a year with application deadlines being August 15, December 15 and May 15 for the following term. This opportunity will 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 Cimarron Youth Programs, FamilyMeans, 1875 Northwestern Avenue, Stillwater, MN 55082.


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