2018 Major Vendor List

Job Opening: Full-Time Social Worker

Job Opening:  Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Social Worker-CPS:  Child Protection/Children’s Mental Health

Hours:  Full time, 35 hours/week, M-F

Salary:  Starting $22.45/hour plus full benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:  Child protection;  Intake, assessment and case management for families and children who need intervention and services to ameliorate conditions of abuse & neglect and engage them in strength based, solution focused planning in an interactional helping model.  Also provide services under children’s mental health case management.

 

Apply on-line at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm

Closing date for application:  December 9, 2019

Examination process:  Test score is based on rating of your education and experience.

Contact for information:  Kirsten Gloege, Director; Phone #320-598-7594

Lac qui Parle County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

2018 Major Vendor List

Minnesota Family Investment Program 2020-2021 Plan

Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center is developing the Minnesota Family Investment Program Plan for 2020-2021.  Citizen participation is invited in the development of this plan.

The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) [Minnesota Statutes 256J.626 requires counties to submit a biennial service agreement to the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to receive these public funds. The primary purpose of the Biennial Service Agreement is to establish agreed upon outcomes and identify strategies counties will use to achieve these outcomes.

Copies of the proposed plan will be available at the Family Service Center at 930 First Avenue, Madison, MN or will be sent to you upon request by mail or email. The draft of the MFIP Biennial Service Agreement will be available for review and comment until October 15, 2019.

We encourage citizens of Lac qui Parle County to participate in the development of these plans by submitting written comments and suggestions to Kirsten Gloege, Director, Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center, P.O. Box 7, Madison, MN  56256.

2018 Major Vendor List

Lac qui Parle County Curfew

How Old Is Old Enough To Be Left Home Alone?

Lac qui Parle County Guidelines:

  •  Children age 7 and younger must be supervised at all times!!!!

It may be acceptable for children:

  • Ages 8-10 to be left alone for short periods of time. (Not to exceed 3 hours).
  • Ages 11-13 to be unsupervised or to babysit with the expectation that the parent/caretaker returns within 12 hours.
  • Ages 14-15 to be unsupervised or to babysit with the expectation that the parent/caretaker returns within 24 hours.
  • Ages 16-17 to be unsupervised or to babysit for more than 24 hours if an emergency plan & adult backup is in place.

REMEMBER:

  • There is no magical age to leave a child home alone.
  • Maturity, development, handling emergencies & being responsible varies for each child.
  • The child should also feel confident & safe when alone.

Curfew for the City of Madison

  • All children ages 0-14 have a 10:00 p.m. curfew always. They may not be present at any public place, street, road, alley, park, playground or any vacant property or unsupervised place in the City unless accompanied by his or her parent/guardian.
  • It is unlawful for any parent, guardian or other person having lawful care, custody or control of any Child under the age 18 to allow or permit the child to violate the City of Madison’s curfew.
  • All Children ages 15-18 have an 11:00 p.m. curfew Sunday-Thursday. Friday and Saturday the curfew is 12:00 a.m. They may not be present at any public place, street, road, alley, park, playground or any vacant property or unsupervised place in the City unless accompanied by his or her parent/guardian.

Have A Wonderful Summer!


Lac qui Parle County Family Services
PO Box 7  •  930 1st Ave
Madison, MN 56256
Phone: 320-598-7594
2018 Major Vendor List

Job Opening: Full-Time Eligibility Worker

Job OpeningLac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Eligibility Worker – (EW)

Hours:  Full-time, 35 hours/week

Salary:  $19.61/hour

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:   Determines financial eligibility for Food Support program (SNAP), MN Family Investment Program (MFIP) or Diversionary Work Program (DWP) and provides ongoing case maintenance. Provides training to clients on use of their electronic benefits (EBT) for food support. Determines cost effective insurance for the Medical Assistance program for other workers. Processes applications for child care assistance program (MEC2) and monitors cases.

Preferred Qualifications:   Good communication skills both orally and in writing; Ability to pay attention to detail; Ability to read and understand complex written instructions; Ability to keyboard and use a computer efficiently;  Ability to utilize on-line state networks to process applications and renewals; Ability to accept supervision and direction from others; And ability to work cooperatively with clientele and contracted providers.

Apply on-line athttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mnmeritsystem/jobs/2426750/eligibility-worker-ol-lac-qui-parle-county

Closing date for application:  May 8, 2019

Examination process:  In order to be considered for this job, you must take and pass an examination, which is offered online.  The examination consists of seven (7) sub-sections measuring arithmetic, eligibility determination and reading comprehension.  You will need a calculator and scratch paper in order to complete this exam. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: You must complete the exam within 3 days of submitting your application, or if you wait until the closing date, you must complete the exam no later than midnight, May 14, 2019. Several of the modules/examination sections are not compatible with Apple products at this time and must be completed in a Windows-based computer system, so you may need to use another Windows-compatible computer to complete the exam(s).  

Contact for Information:  Kirsten Gloege, Director; Phone #320-598-7594

Lac qui Parle County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

2018 Major Vendor List

Job Opening: Full-Time Social Services Supervisor

Job OpeningLac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Social Services Supervisor

Hours:  Full-time, 35 hours/week

Salary:  $4,743/month plus benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:   To supervise the Social Services Unit including social workers and case aide working with all social service programs; Administer social services according to current state & federal policies; Ensure clients meet eligibility requirements for access to programs; Ensure referrals are screened, applications taken, assessments are completed and case management and care coordination is provided according to established guidelines.  Provide good customer service and address complaints timely.  Ensure both children and vulnerable adults receive protection services.

Apply on-line athttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mnmeritsystem/jobs/1209835/social-services-supervisor-lac-qui-parle-county

Closing date for application:  March 25, 2019

Contact for Information:  Kirsten Gloege, Director; Phone #320-598-7594

Lac qui Parle County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

2018 Major Vendor List

Job Opening: Full-Time Human Services Director

THIS POSITION IS NOT A CLASSIFIED POSITION UNDER THE MERIT SYSTEM.

Lac Qui Parle County, Madison, MN, is currently seeking an individual for the full time position of Human Services Director. Under the supervision of the County's Social Services Board, the Human Services Director is responsible for the overall administration of the Family Services Department, including management of a staff of 24 and an annual operations budget of around $3 million.

Current salary range is $75,000 – $113,000 per year, depending on applicant qualifications.  Other benefits include health insurance, PERA pension, retirement savings plan, and more.

Please visit http://lqpco.com/index.php/contact/employment-opportunities/​ for an application and job description. Submit job application form directly to: Lac qui Parle County, Auditor-Treasurer-Coordinator Jake Sieg, 600 6th Street, Suite 6, Madison, MN 56256. For more information, contact ATC Jake Sieg at (320) 598-7261 or jake.sieg@lqpco.com.

Application Deadline: 4:30 p.m., January 11, 2019

Examples of Duties

The Human Services Director is responsible for the planning, implementing and administration of services and programs for the County Family Services Department; the county's largest department. The director supervises department operations and activities through unit supervisors in social services and income maintenance and provides direct supervision of the child support and fiscal officers. In addition, the director is responsible for the department's compliance with regulations and direction from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) and health plans with delegated agreements with Lac Qui Parle County.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with a major in social work, psychology, sociology, or closely related field and four years of line staff experience including two years of supervisory experience in the human services field. Alternatively, candidates may possess a bachelor's degree with a major in business, public administration, healthcare or related field and six years of line staff experience including two years of supervisory experience in the human services field.

2018 Major Vendor List

Get Involved in National Rx Take Back Day

Unused or expired prescription medications at home are a public safety issue and can lead to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse. Unused prescriptions thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused or illegally sold. The misuse and abuse of over-the-counter medications and illicit drugs affect the health and well-being of millions of Americans.

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in partnership with federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement, businesses, medical offices, agencies, and first responders, will host events to collect and safely dispose of unwanted medications.

Removing unwanted or expired medications from the medicine cabinet is an easy and concrete step that everyone can take to make a difference in the opioid crisis.

National Take Back Initiative Collection(s) Site

Saturday, October 27, 2018
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

LAC QUI PARLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, MADISON, MN

DAWSON-BOYD POLICE DEPARTMENT, DAWSON, MN