Head Start Mental Health and Disabilities Advisor – Mankato, MN

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Current Openings

Minnesota Valley Action Council has an opening for

Head Start Mental Health and Disabilities Advisor – Mankato, MN

Responsibilities include:

Responsible for overseeing the delivery of mental health and disabilities program services to all Head Start children ages birth to 5 years old and families. Responsible for overseeing and coordinating early intervention and preventive mental health and disability services. Ensure completion and follow up of the child mental health and disabilities program requirements. Responsible for overseeing mental health consultation services and provide coaching to staff using reflective practice. Develop and maintain professional working relationships with families, partners, co-workers, and other service providers. Must demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills.  Bilingual beneficial.  40 hours a week.  In area travel required for position.  Applicant must have BA/BS degree in psychology, mental health and /or disabilities services, or qualifying related degree; licensed professional clinical counselor preferred; a strong understanding of typical and atypical development of children from birth to age five; experience with early childhood services and with families with complex needs; knowledge of and experience with mental health resources and referral agencies.  $25.09/hour. with degree. Health insurance is offered, and benefits include paid holidays and vacation.  Submit application to MVAC HR, 706 N. Victory Dr., Mankato, MN 56001. Application available online at www.mnvac.org.  MVAC is and 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
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation, Personal Leave and Holidays
  • Optional supplemental insurance

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