Careers at The Village Family Service Center

As a multi-disciplinary regional human service center, The Village Family Service Center offers many career tracks: entry-level social service positions, mental health professionals, administrators, consultants, financial counselors, and business experts.

Fargo, ND

If you are searching for a mission-driven organization that is passionate about improving the lives of children and families, The Village Family Service Center has an exciting opportunity available. We are looking for a Director of Development, who shares our passion, to manage a team of Development officers and to create and execute annual and long-term fundraising strategies. The Village was founded 124 years ago as a home for orphaned children and now serves clients of all ages through an unparalleled continuum of care for behavioral and mental health issues. Village services include individual and family counseling, child care, mentoring, adoption, financial counseling, workplace programs, and substance abuse treatment.
The successful applicant will:
     • Have a broad background in fundraising – with 10+ years in designing and implementing campaigns, impeccable leadership skills, proven donor relations, history of top notch staff development, close relationship with board members and CEO’s, and working with Major Gifts, Corporate Giving,  Planned Giving, and Capital Giving Campaigns
     • Be a visionary leader with a history of managing a successful development program 
     • Have five or more years experience managing a team, with the ability to develop and build a creative team, and organize them to maximize opportunities 
     • Share our passion for improving the lives of children and families

Warmth, intelligence, energy and integrity is needed in full supply! Please send resume and cover letter to:  C Haugen, The Village Family Service Center, 1201 25th St. S., P.O. Box 9859, Fargo, ND 58106 or email by August 21, 2015, If you have questions, please call Gary at 701-451-4929.  Background checks completed. EOAAE. 

Moorhead, MN
Join a great team of people passionate about helping children and families! The Village Family Service Center is looking for a confident, caring and professional person to answer phones, greet & schedule clients. Typical schedule will entail approximately 20 hours a week with a focus of the hours being in the afternoon and one evening.  Some mornings may be needed. Schedule is flexible. Excellent customer service and communication skills and a great telephone presence are necessary. Must be dependable, punctual, and able to work independently or with a team. Computer experience is a must.  This position will also be responsible for doing support work as assigned during shift.  Send resume and cover letter to Amie Lahren, The Village Family Service Center, 1401 8th St. S. Moorhead, MN 56560 or by August 7, 2015.  No phone calls, please.  Background checks completed. EOAAE

Alexandria and St. Cloud MN
Due to expansion, The Village offices in both Alexandria and St. Cloud are each offering exciting supervisory positions!  Each of these full-time positions will provide direct clinical services as well as supervision of Minnesota based clinical staff. Qualified candidates must have a passion for leading a team, a license in the state of MN (LMFT, LICSW, LP), and experience working with children, individuals and families.  Licensure for length of time to be an approved supervisor in licensure area is strongly preferred.  A strong understanding of trauma informed practice and early childhood mental health would be beneficial. When submitting application, please indicate which site you are applying for.  Send cover letter and resume for either position to Waneta Perkins 4140Thielman Ln, St. Cloud MN.  Electronic submission can be emailed to:  Submissions due by 8/14/15.  

Williston, ND
Would you like a position that makes a difference, uses your best skills, and yet has flexibility so you don’t have to always be in the office from 8-5?  If you are willing to work full or part-time – we want you!  Position is available in the Williston area. A Master’s degree plus licensure in a mental health field is preferred, a Bachelor’s degree in social work with licensure and experience will be considered  A passion for making a difference for at-risk children and their families is necessary.  Travel is required and will include some evenings.  Submit a cover letter and resume by Aug. 7, 2015 to Christine Bushy at The Village Family Service Center, 20 1st St. SW Suite 250, Minot, ND 58701 or email  Background checks completed.  EOAAE

Devils Lake, ND

PAY OFF STUDENT LOANS IN 2 YEARS! It can happen!  The Village Family Service Center, a top notch non-profit agency, offers the possibility of student loan re-payment through the National Health Service Corps for an Intensive In-Home Family Therapist position in the Devils Lake area.  This is a part-time or full-time position.  A Master's degree plus licensure in a mental health field is necessary.  Successful candidates must demonstrate an ability to be self-directed, highly motivated and passionate about serving at-risk children and their families.  Submit a cover letter and resume by Aug. 7, 2015  to Christine Bushy, The Village Family Service Center, 224 4th St. NW, Suite 5, Devils Lake, ND 58301 or email:  Background checks completed.  EOAAE. 

Fargo, ND

Nokomis II Child Care Center of The Village Family Service Center is looking for remarkable individuals to be full-time Teachers at our centers. A desire to see each child reach his/her full potential is mandatory. Nokomis provides exceptional child care within the Fargo/Moorhead community to children ages 0-9. Priority enrollment is given to children with developmental delays, behavioral challenges, or financial obstacles. Send resume and cover letter to Jane Greminger, Nokomis I Child Care Center, 618 23rd St. S., Fargo, ND 58103 or call 701-232-5635. Background checks completed. EOAAE

Alexandria, MN

Want to work in a city where the peaceful beauty of the lakes catches your eye and captures your heart? Then Alexandria is the place for you! The Village Family Service Center, a century old, top-notch non-profit agency, has an opening for a Mental Health practitioner to serve families in this wonderful Alexandria region. Successful candidates must be passionate about serving children and families, demonstrate an ability to be self-directed, highly motivated, team-driven and timely with paperwork. Bachelor’s level professional with one year of mental health experience required. Position involves flexible hours of day and evening work. Submit cover letter and resume to: Sarah Flaten at The Village Family Service Center, 4133 Iowa St, Alexandria, MN 56308 or email No Phone Calls please! Background checks completed. EOAAE.

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