Head Start Family Advocate – Blue Earth and Brown County – Temporary Position

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Applications will only be accepted for currently open positions.

Current Openings

Minnesota Valley Action Council has an opening for

Head Start Family Advocate – Blue Earth and Brown County – Temporary Position

Responsibilities include:

Temporary position opens now thru May 2022. Responsible to provide Head Start services to support family well-being and family engagement to enrolled participants. Direct services include family assessment, family goal setting, parent engagement, health, mental health, and nutrition. Provide referrals and connect families to community resources. Conduct outreach, recruitment, and family partnership visits in the home. Develop and maintain professional working relationships with families, partners, co-workers, and supervisors. Degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field required; LSW preferred. Experience working with families is required. Must demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills. Bilingual beneficial. 1 position – 40 hours/week with time split between Mankato and New Ulm office locations. Travel required for position. $18.34/hour with degree or $17.61/hour with no degree. Submit application to MVAC HR, 706 N. Victory Dr., Mankato, MN 56001. Application available online at www.mnvac.org. MVAC is an EEO/AA Employer

Deadline for Applications:

until filled


Please submit a letter of interest or resume, plus application using one of the options below:

Click on the online job application button at the top of the page to apply online.

Or to mail in your completed forms send to the address below:

Human Resources
Minnesota Valley Action Council
706 North Victory Drive, Mankato, MN 56001
Printable application – Click on the pdf below (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Application For Employment MNVAC

Please note – MVAC requires separate applications materials for each position for which you wish to be considered.

MVAC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

For more information contact

Minnesota Valley Action Council
1-507-345-6822 or
1-800-767-7139 (toll free)
706 North Victory Drive
Mankato, MN 56001

Benefits and Insurance

MVAC offers a comprehensive benefit package, including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Pre-tax medical spending and dependent care accounts
  • 403(b)
  • Vacation, Personal Leave and Holidays
  • Optional supplemental insurance

**Coverage may vary dependent on full time vs. part-time employment. Contact HR for details.