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Serving Those in Need

Professional experience as an SJW is a transformative part of the program. Each volunteer will serve in an area nonprofit organization that is related to the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Current placement opportunities are described below. Placement site options are not limited to listed placements and are subject to change. For additional information, follow the links.

Community Placement Site Possibilities 2017-2018


Healthcare and Public Health

Carondelet Village
A St Joseph Worker at Carondelet Village works with seniors to promote independence and wellness, and coordinates services that help manage chronic and complex conditions. The position focuses on health and holistic wellness (physical, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, vocational and social) with aging populations through a personally designed approach that recognizes and builds on each individual's unique strengths. 
Program Description

St. Mary's Health Clinics
As a Health Related Services Assistant with St Mary's Health Clinics, work in community healthcare clinics as a Spanish Language interpreter, assist with intake and assess eligibility and help facilitate the day to day of a program bringing healthcare to the uninsured. Additional special projects are created with the St Joseph Worker based on interest and need.
Position Description


Dakota Child and Family Clinic

Serve with Dakota Child and Family Clinic in their holistic approach to healthcare, helping to plan events for participants and supporting the lead care coordinator in guiding the undeserved population in finding the health care they deserve. Dakota Child and Family Clinic is an independent primary care and mental health nurse practitioner operated clinic, with position opportunities based on individual's skill and interest in the health care field.
Position Description


Direct Service, Community Outreach and Advocacy

Sarah's....an Oasis for Women
Sarah’s...an Oasis for Women provides hospitality for women in transition who are seeking housing, community and safety.
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Project for Pride in Living
As a Child Enrichment Specialist at PPL’s Children's Program, work with staff and volunteers to plan, prepare and lead program activities for children and youth to provide safe, nuturing, enriching opportunities for growth and learning.   

At PPL, this new position as Communications Coordinator will coordinate PPL’s social media communications, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, engaging with PPL staff, residents, and participants to develop and distribute social media content and create graphics and audio-visual content using Adobe Creative Suite, video editing software, and photography helping people to help themselves.  

Jeremiah Program
Work with Jeremiah Program in providing single mothers and their children with support for a career-track education, quality early childhood education, a safe and affordable place to live and empowerment and life skills training. 

The Advocates for Human Rights
Work with the Advocates in volunteer coordination and community education and outreach to support the work of women’s human rights, human trafficking, refugee and immigrant rights and diaspora community engagement. 

Learning In Style • The Children's Room
As a Teacher's Assistant at Learning In Style and The Children's Room, work with Adult Learners in the classroom and the computer lab to further their learning and work with their children, supervising the care of the children, paying close attention to their health, safety and developmental needs and the cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds of the families served.  

Catholic Charities • Opportunity Center
As an Employment Navigator, you will help Catholic Charities program participants one-on-one and in group settings increase their employability, find gainful employment, and ultimately strengthen their financial stability.
Position Description 

Open Arms of Minnesota
Work in Client Services to support the mission of Open Arms of Minnesota, to provide meals to the chronically ill and their caregivers. 
Position Description  

The Emily Program Foundation
Work with The Emily Program Foundation as a Community Educator, helping conduct classroom presentations to middle school, high school and college students about eating disorders, media and healthy living at every body size.  Also, help maintain the organization's online presense and manage volunteers. 
Position Description 

The Lift Garage
The Lift Garage offers people a vehicle out of poverty by providing free or low-cost quality car repair, offering skilled job training in the field of auto mechanics and connecting with community partners to strengthen the support network. 
Position Description 

Mary's Pence
Mary's Pence is a grassroots organization that invests in women across the Americas by funding community initiatives and fostering collaborations to create social change. Service with Mary's Pence includes communications, development and grant writing.
Position Description 

Catholic Charities • New American Services/ Refugee Resettlement
As a New American Services Case Aide, work with pre-arrival planning (Bridging scheduling, shopping, apartment set-up, groceries) with program staff and coordinate and assist with client core service delivery (may include driving clients to appointments) and assist clients in filing petitions to bring their families to the U.S. 



Education and Students

CSJ Justice Office
The Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet focuses on promoting awareness and education, taking action and providing opportunities for others to take action that leads to systematic change. 
Position Description 

Cretin-Derham Hall High School- Campus Ministry Team
At Cretin Derham Hall, serve the students and community as part of the campus Ministry team, engaging in group service projects, justice programming throughout the year, serving as a mentor to justice groups on campus, helping plan and lead liturgies and be involved in retreat and specialized projects based on need and your unique skills. 
Position Description 

Risen Christ School
At Risen Christ Catholic School, a Catholic bilingual Spanish-English Immersion K-8 school, leverage and develop your business, marketing, communications and administrative skills in the fast-paced and vibrant world of philanthropy and Catholic education. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to make an immediate impact in the community while gaining invaluable knowledge and experience in philanthropy.
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The St. Joseph Worker Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, ability, ethnicity or sexual orientation.
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