Independent Living Counselor

Part Time
Independent Living Counselor

Job description

Location: Fridley, MN, Anoka, MN and surrounding areas

Hours of Position: Flexible scheduling depending on your availability and clients’ needs. Typically Monday – Friday. Days and evenings.


BRIDGES = Building Relationships and Independence through Determination, Guidance and Educated Supports. The BRIDGES (ILS) Counselor works 1:1 with adults that have disabilities by providing a variety of billable services such as, but not limited to, housing stabilization, independent living services, Individualized home supports, behavior specialist and supported living services. Primary goals are to develop, maintain and improve the community skills of the consumers you are working with. This could be assisting with self-care, communication skills, community living and mobility, reduction /elimination of maladaptive behavior, sensory/motor development and socialization.
This position is perfect for future social workers, case managers, and other human service workers.


·Two years (4,174 hours) of supervised experience working with individuals who exhibit challenging behaviors as well as co-occurring mental disorders or neurocognitive disorder.
(Preferred) A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related field
(preferred) An Associate’s Degree in a Social Services Discipline

·A valid Driver’s License, pass an MVR check and provide proof of insurance. You will be using your personal vehicle to transport clients.

·The ability to pass a MN DHS background check.

·A working phone that you are able to be reached at by supervisors and clients in case of scheduling changes. You must have a portable device to download applications on for time keeping and documentation purposes.

·The ability to make independent decisions based upon standard policies and procedures, as well as use good judgment in day-to-day activities. Reliability and flexibility are necessary for success in this position.


· Group dental and supplement insurance

· Flexible scheduling M-F!

· 1.5x pay for holidays worked

· Performance-based increases

· Longevity bonuses

· Opportunities for advancement in a growing, hire-from-within company. *Future human services and social worker graduates are encouraged to apply!

· Rewarding position working with residents to provide excellent services and a comfortable home!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $17.00 per hour

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