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 Loss and Transition, 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. 


We are currently looking for a full-time or part-time Mental Health Therapist Independent Contractor for the Center for Grief, Loss and Transition in St. Paul, MN.  This position will provide contracted outpatient services specializing in grief, loss and trauma for all ages, families, and groups.  The Center for Grief, Loss, and Transition provides specialized therapy and education in the areas of complicated grief, trauma, and life transition. The Center has a dedicated team who are not only trained in the most current methods of grief therapy and trauma, but are passionate and genuine in their commitment to the clients and community served. Qualifications: Experienced, Licensed Professional, LP, LICSW, LMFT, LPCC preferred. 


This position provides supervision for mental health practitioners and providers, and provides outpatient Mental Health services. Our service population includes children, teens, families, adults, couples, groups,with opportunities for Collaborative Divorce, and School Based Mental Health. Options for full-time or part-time. Qualifications: Master’s or Doctorate, Board Certified Supervisor.  Experienced LICSW, LMFT, LPCC or LP required. 


We are seeking a Mental Health Therapist to work in the Stillwater Outpatient Clinic and School Based Mental Health.  Responsibilities include providing individual, couples, and adolescent and child therapy.  Additional opportunities are available for group therapy and Collaborative Divorce Coaching and Child Specialists.  Options for full-time or part-time. Qualifications: Master’s or Doctorate, Preferred Licensed LICSW, LMFT, LP or LPCC.


We are seeking two full-time School Based Mental Health Therapists.  The Therapist position will provide school based mental health services.  Depending on interest and work experience of applicant, opportunities are available for grades K-12.  Qualifications: Master's or Doctorate; experienced LICSW, LMFT, LP or LPCC preferred.  


Our community-based Cimarron Youth Program offers free, year-round, choice-driven opportunities for youth to learn, thrive, connect and contribute. The part-time Kidspace Program Assistant (20 hours per week) will work closely with our Kidspace Program Coordinator in planning, providing, and assisting in evaluating age-appropriate youth development programming for 5-12 year-old youth living in the diverse Cimarron mobile home community in Lake Elmo, Minnesota. The Program Assistant will plan and implement activities to foster positive personal and social development through activities and mentoring; track, acquire and organize the resources necessary for programming; help establish and maintain connections with participants’ families and the greater community, assist in managing and operating our commercial kitchen; and help collect the data necessary to maintain the program. This position offers great opportunities to develop supportive, meaningful and rewarding relationships with youth. The work schedule is typically Monday through Friday afternoons, along with evening and weekend assignments.  Minimum qualifications: A high school diploma. Preferred qualifications: Associate (or greater) degree in human services (school-age child care, Child/Youth Development or Elementary Education). At least one year’s experience in a direct service staff position for a youth development program or one year in providing youth development activities in a non-youth focused organization. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. 

The hired candidate will need to acquire First Aid/CPR and Certified Food Manager certification, and become authorized to operate a 15-person bus. 


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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