MFIP Counselor

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 7 days ago(2/13/2018 12:11 PM)
# of Openings
Health/Human Services Workforce
Hiring Manager
Truc Pham


Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities.




Rise offers competitive salaries, a fun, fast-paced work environment, and the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives!


The purpose of this position is to assist low-income adults in overcoming barriers and obtaining suitable employment.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist low-income, unemployed and underemployed individuals to determine their employment goals, preferences, capabilities and support service needs. 
  • Develop individualized employment plans based on the person served for successful transition to employment and manage accurate case notes.
  • Counsel persons served during the course of their job search, training and employment to assist in the development of positive work habits and attitudes leading to successful acquisition of new skills and improved employability.
  • Maintain accurate records of persons served in County, State and Federal Management information systems
  • Determine compliance of individual with program requirements, employment plans and process sanctions.

Qualifications & Benefits


  • Requires equivalency of a bachelor's degree or two years direct related experience managing a case load in an employment and training related field.
  • Training related to career counseling techniques; preferred
  • MFIP experience and GCDF preferred and working with diverse populations desirable.
  • Requires a valid driver's license and a reliable means of transportation for the performance of work responsibilities.


Benefits:  Medical- 90% of employee coverage premium paid by Rise. Dental. 4% matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.



An Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer


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