One third of the people who live in the city of Duluth are living in poverty or are considered to be working poor. Community Action Duluth is doing whatever it takes to help people who are struggling to cover basic needs.

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Bridge to Employment: Employment Counselor

Bridge to Employment at Community Action Duluth, is designed to serve families receiving MFIP (Minnesota Family Investment Program) in a culturally-specific and family-friendly way. Our program serves Native American and African American families and provide comprehensive services including: Employment coaching, family advocacy and a variety of connections to services within CAD and within the larger community.  

The Position
The Employment Counselor + Family Advocate, is funded by a contract with St. Louis County, 40 hours/week position.  Work hours are flexible (usually ranging between 7am-8:30pm Monday-Friday) and dependent upon the needs of the participants served. Various night and weekend commitments should be expected. Hourly wage $16.80/hour. Benefits include: PTO, holiday pay, health, dental and life insurance, 403b with company match and access to an Employee Assistance Program.  

Application Deadline
January 5th , 2018

We will not review applicants without a cover letter, resume and three references via e-mail to and put “Employment Counselor in the subject line. Please also indicate how you heard about the position opening.

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Community Action Duluth is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We believe that diversity of background and perspective are strengths, and seek to continue to grow a diverse, highly committed, skilled, and collaborative staff. 

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