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Click Application for Employment (PDF) to download an application.  Send completed application to: Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., 1414 North Star Drive, Zumbrota MN 55992 or email to jobs@threeriverscap.org, or fax to 507-933-4481.

May 22, 2019 - Assistant Teacher – Northfield Child Care Center

Position open for Assistant Teacher in Northfield Child Care Center.  29 hours per week.  This position is responsible for the assisting in the care of infants and toddlers in a classroom setting.  Assistant Teacher will assist in planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum, assessment, and activities for children and families.  Assistant Teacher must have ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Infant/Toddler CDA Credential or a willingness to obtain a credential.  Related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.  Position open until filled.  Application instructions available on agency website: www.threeriverscap.org/about/jobs.

Three Rivers is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

5/20/19 Hiawathaland Transit Part Time Driver – Faribault

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • 1.5 - 2 Years professional driving experience
  • Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement (preferred)
  • Current DOT Physical
  • Negative pre-employment drug test
  • Submit to ongoing random drug/alcohol tests
  • Background/Criminal Study Check (drivers are hired contingent on results)
  • Motor vehicle driving experience of at least 10,000 miles
  • Courteous and effective communication
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and log sheets
  • Knowledge of all state and highway safety rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of Daily Maintenance Checks (Pre-Trip/Post-Trip Inspections)
  • Knowledge of roads and major activity centers in service area
  • Knowledge of the use of the handicapped lift and security devices (preferred)
  • Demonstrates compassion for riders and rider safety

Will train, but must be able to perform the below certifications:

  • Maintains Driver Training
  • Passenger Assistance
  • Maltreatment Awareness
  • Defensive Driving
  • First Aid/CPR

Online application preferred. However, a paper application form may be requested at our Zumbrota, Faribault or Rochester office; by calling 507-316-0610 (toll free 800-277-8418); or by emailing jobs@threeriverscap.org.

Three Rivers is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

5/17/19 Bilingual Office Assistant - Positions Available in Rochester and Faribault

Great position for outgoing, friendly, helpful individuals! Responsibilities include but are not limited to: greet guests in person; answer phone calls; interpret/translate; process Energy Assistance applications; basic office housekeeping; contact office equipment technicians; complete procedures related to the daily opening/closing of the office; and complete assorted word processing, data entry and spreadsheet maintenance. (Full position description will be shared with applicants selected for in-person interviews; to request full description, email jobs@threeriverscap.org or call 507-316-0610 (toll free 800-277-8418).)

Three Rivers Community Action, Inc. is a non-profit agency providing economic opportunities that strengthen individuals, families and communities in southeastern Minnesota.

This full time position (40 hours per week).

Excellent benefit package.

Job offers are contingent on a reference check and a criminal background check.    

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in written and verbal English as well as written and verbal Spanish and/or Somali.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • One year experience working in an office environment or post-high school schooling preferred.
  • Basic computer proficiency with accurate typing and data entry skills from school or work experience.

Online application preferred. However, a paper application form may be requested at our Zumbrota, Faribault or Rochester office; by calling 507-316-0610 (toll free 800-277-8418); or by emailing jobs@threeriverscap.org.

Three Rivers is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

4/25/19 Early Head Start Home Visitor (Bilingual Preferred)

Strengthen the parent-child relationship by helping families recognize the satisfaction and value of engaging with their children and supporting their learning through daily, routine experiences in the home and community by providing weekly home visits to the families and providing social experiences at a socialization site. Provide families with assessments and link them to community services and resources. Develop and maintain professional working relationships with families, partners, co-workers and supervisors. (Full position description will be shared with applicants selected for in-person interviews; to request full description, email jobs@threeriverscap.org or call 800-277-8418. For more information about this position, you may contact Early Childhood Coordinator/Coach Marin Rodewald at 507-322-4058.)

This full time position (40 hours per week) will be based in Zumbrota with frequent travel throughout Rice, Goodhue and Wabasha Counties. Excellent benefit package.

Job offers are contingent on a Background Study and fingerprinting through the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS).    

Qualifications:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associate of Arts (AA) in Family/Parent Education, Early Childhood Education or related field of study
  • Experience working with expectant women and/or families with infants and toddlers and linking them to appropriate services
  • Working knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strongly prefer proficiency in Spanish and/or Somali, as well as English
  • Ability to lift/carry 50 pounds, reach above shoulder level, bend/stoop, squat, crawl, sit on floor, climb stairs, kneel, balance and push/pull

Click to apply online.   Click to download an application. Send completed application to: Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., 1414 North Star Drive, Zumbrota, MN 55992; email to jobs@threeriverscap.org; or fax to 507-933-4481.

Three Rivers is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

4/2/2019 Transportation Team Leader/Coordinator – Hiawathaland Transit – Northfield & Faribault 

Transportation Team Leader/Coordinator will lead a team of full time and part time Transit Operators (bus drivers) who help people of all ages get safely to places around Northfield & Faribault – school, work, grocery store, doctor’s office, pharmacy and library – and sometimes even between cities in the region. May also drive bus as needed.  

Regular weekday bus routes plus 7-day-a-week Dial-A-Rides (except major holidays).

Full Time with excellent benefit package.

Drug testing required before and during employment.

Position Summary:

Recruit and hire new Transit Operators (bus drivers); supervise Operators; provide extensive training for both new and existing Operators; develop transit driving service schedules in compliance with FTA, FMCSA and DOT regulations; modify schedules due to absenteeism, equipment breakdown, etc.; verify driver logs and monitor pre/post trip inspection forms; conduct and document on-board observations of Operators; and complete a variety of other supervisory, training and administrative responsibilities. The Team Leader/Coordinator will be part of a team that includes other Coordinators, a Transportation Operations Manager and the agency’s Transportation Director. (Full Position Description will be shared with applicants selected for in-person interviews; to request full description, email jobs@threeriverscap.org.)

Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree in business/management or related field preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience supervising and training 5+ people
  • Strongly prefer public bus driving experience and familiarity with FTA, FMCSA and DOL regulations, documentation requirements, etc.
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Instructor Certification and train staff on topics such as First Aid, CPR, Child Passenger Safety, Passenger Assistance, Defensive Driving, Maltreatment Awareness, etc.
  • Class C Commercial Driver License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement (must be obtained within 6 months of hire date)
  • Current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate (“Med Card”)
  • Detail-oriented and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Ability to enforce company policies and procedures; uphold state and federal regulations; and meet strict requirements related to maintaining confidentiality
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Ability to thrive in a disruptive, high stress, and fast paced environment

Application instructions available on agency website: www.threeriverscap.org/about/jobs.

Three Rivers is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

3/25/19 Head Start Teacher/Family Advocate

Head Start Teacher/Family Advocate is needed to work with preschool children and their families in Faribault.  Be part of dynamic teaching teams and a supportive organization.  Must relate well to children and be open to working with families.  Teacher/Family Advocate requirements: Bachelor or Associate Degree in Early Childhood/Child Development. Position is 40 hours/wk. for program year and involves teaching 17-20 children and remainder of time spent planning, preparing, and engaging with their families.  Apply on line at www.threeriverscap.org on our jobs page, or send completed application to: Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., 1414 North Star Drive, Zumbrota MN 55992 or email to jobs@threeriverscap.org, or fax to 507-933-4481.

Three Rivers is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

3/15/19 Long Term Substitute Teacher: Infant/Toddler Center - Northfield

Overview of Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Assures a safe, secure and nurturing environment for children within the program.
  • Uses and provides guidance for parents, children and staff on effective and developmentally discipline techniques.
  • Plans and implements developmentally appropriate learning environment and curriculum by combining activities that promote intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development in a manner that is appropriate for the children’s age and development.
  • Supports, encourages and advocates for families.
  • Welcomes parents and provides direction for activities.
  • Assures open communication with parents regarding child’s participation within the program.

This is a limited term full time (40 hours per week) position to cover for a leave of absence that is anticipated to end approximately early June 2019. No benefits.

All job offers are contingent on a Background Study through the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS).

Qualifications:

  • AA degree in Child Development / Early Childhood or Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification. 
  • Certification in sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) and abusive head trauma (AHT). 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Prefer bilingual skills in English/Spanish.
  • Able to lift up to 70 pounds – 50 pounds frequently.
  • Able to reach above shoulder level; bend/stoop; squat; crawl; climb; kneel; balance; push/pull; sit on the floor; and move quickly in the event of an emergency.

Click to apply online. Click Application for Employment (PDF) to download an application.  Send completed application to: Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., 1414 North Star Drive, Zumbrota MN 55992 or email to jobs@threeriverscap.org, or fax to 507-933-4481.

 

2/26/19 Part Time Transit Operators or Operators-in-Training – Hiawathaland Transit

 

** Various Shifts in Faribault, Northfield, Lonsdale, Winona & Red Wing **

Starting rate is $17.50/hour if individual has CDL with Passenger Endorsement; otherwise, starting rate is $16.50/hour. Extra $1.25/hour on weekends and after 6:00pm Monday-Friday.

Transit Operators (bus drivers) help people of all ages and abilities get safely to places in and around their communities: school, work, grocery store, doctor’s office, pharmacy, library, etc.

Drug testing required before and during employment. Offers are contingent on background check. 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:  

  • Safely operate and maintain transit vehicle, following all traffic laws and Federal/State regulations for commercial motor vehicles
  • Communicate courteously and effectively with passengers and the public
  • Cater to specialized needs of senior citizens, persons with disabilities, etc.
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Attend required meetings and training

(Full Position Description will be shared with applicants selected for in-person interviews; to request full description, email jobs@threeriverscap.org or call 800-277-8418)

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • 1.5+ years of professional driving experience preferred
  • Prefer Class C Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement (must be obtained within three months of employment); if no CDL, Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) must be obtained prior to first day of employment

TRANSIT OPERATOR-IN-TRAINING: Applicants without Class C CDL, Passenger Endorsement and 1.5+ years of professional driving experience will be hired as TRANSIT OPERATOR-IN-TRAINING. Once hired, employee will need to obtain Class C CDL & Passenger Endorsement, complete required training, demonstrate safe & proficient skills, and be deemed competent in order to be promoted to TRANSIT OPERATOR position. Failure to be qualified for promotion in approximately 90 days will result in termination of employment.

  • Current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate (“Med Card”) must be obtained prior to first day
  • Ability to use an electronic tablet
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language
  • Demonstrated compassion for riders and rider safety
  • Courteous and effective communication

Click to apply online. Click Application for Employment (PDF) to download an application. Send cover letter, application, and resume to  jobs@threeriverscap.org or mail to: Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., 1414 North Star Drive, Zumbrota, MN 55992.

10/29/18 Coordinated Entry Navigator

Deadline: November 14, 2018 or until filled.  Hiring Range:  $12.50-16.00, Full Time, Non-exempt. Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., a private non-profit corporation located in Zumbrota, Minnesota, is currently seeking a Coordinated Entry Navigator. The Coordinated Entry Navigator is part of the Continuum of Care team, which supports a broad multi-agency response system for people experiencing homelessness/housing crises. The Coordinated Entry Navigator will play a key role in creative problem-solving to help individuals and families access or maintain housing.  Primary activities include:

  • Developing and maintaining working knowledge of housing, employment, and services programs in the region

  • Speaking to clients to understand assets and needs to resolve housing crises and identify potential solutions

  • Helping clients collect documentation of eligibility and prepare applications for housing, employment, or services

  • Making warm referrals for mainstream and community-based services before or after finding housing

  • Recording all referral activities and outcomes in the Homeless Management Information System (database)

  • Working with Coordinated Entry and Continuum of Care staff to continually improve referral processes and outcomes

Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience with case management/service coordination or nonprofit customer service/intake, preferably with programs serving people experiencing homelessness (Associate’s degree/ some college in a related field may be accepted in lieu of experience)

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or other common language in service area preferred

Click to apply online. Click Application for Employment (PDF) to download an application. Send cover letter, application, and resume to jobs@threeriverscap.org or mail to: Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., Attn: Coordinated Entry Navigator position, 1414 North Star Drive, Zumbrota, MN 55992.  EOE/ADA