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Job Opening: Full-Time Social Worker

Job Opening:  Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Social Worker: Disability Services and Adult Protection

Hours:  Full time, 35 hours/week, M-F

Salary:  Starting $22.91/hour plus full benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:  To provide Adult Protection Assessments and Case Management for vulnerable adults in need of intervention and services. To provide Mnchoices Assessments and HCBS Waiver Case Management for individuals with disabilities.  

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

Closing date for application:  January 28, 2020

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.

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Job Opening: Full-Time Social Worker

Job Opening:  Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Social Worker: Child Protection

Hours:  Full time, 35 hours/week, M-F

Salary:  Starting $22.91/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.

 

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

Closing date for application:  January 28, 2020

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.

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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.

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Job Opening: Heavy Equipment Operator

 
November 13, 2019 – NOTICE
 
From:   Sam Muntean
Lac qui Parle County Highway Engineer
 
JOB OPPORTUNITY
 
Lac qui Parle County Highway Department is accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator at the Bellingham Shop.  Primary duties will be, under general supervision, being able to operate all or a majority of the highway maintenance equipment required in maintaining and repairing the county roadway system.
 
Minimum qualifications include a high school education, and have a Commercial Driver License (Class A) and able to obtain the tanker endorsement.
 
Good knowledge in highway maintenance procedures and equipment, equipment maintenance, and the ability to do physical activities is desirable.
 
Starting pay is $18.73 per hour going to $20.81 per hour in one (1) year with benefits including insurance, cafeteria plan, and a retirement plan.
 
Application and Position Description may be obtained in person at:
 
Lac qui Parle County Highway Department
422 5th Avenue
Madison, Minnesota 56256
 
Or by telephone request: Phone (320) 598-3878
 
Or on the web site at: http://www.lqpco.com and select Jobs at the top of the page.
 
County application forms are required.  Resumes will not be accepted as substitutes but may be submitted in addition to the application form.
 
Application deadline: December 6th, 2019
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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.

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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