POSITION AVAILABLE:  School Social Worker or School Counselor
 
POSITION LOCATION:  Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC), with placement at the ELC – Windom located in Windom, MN.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 

School Social Worker – works with families and/or children that have emotional, social, personal or family issues that are interfering with achievement or personal well-being.
School Counselor – responsible for individual student counseling and group guidance functions by encouraging students to obtain the optimum in educational, vocational, and personal development.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 

School Social Worker – Bachelor’s degree required.  MN licensure as School Social Worker from Department of Education and MN Board of Social Work.  Must have good organizational skills and ability to interact with multiple agencies.
School Counselor – Master’s Degree required.  Must be eligible for or hold MN licensure as School Counselor from Department of Education. 
 
SALARY/CONTRACT:  185-day contract for the 2022-2023 school year. Beginning salary dependent upon education, qualifications and experience; includes excellent benefits, including a $3,000 signing bonus.  Position to begin August 23, 2022.
 
APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Complete online application at www.swwc.org/application and include cover letter, application form, copy of licenses, college transcripts, resume, and two letters of reference. 
 
QUESTIONS ABOUT APPLICATION/REQUEST COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUEST AN ACCOMODATION: Contact Kari Bailey, Staffing Coordinator at 507-828-6374 or kari.bailey@swwc.org.
 
QUESTIONS ABOUT POSITION:  Contact Jim Lentz at 507-831-6935, ext. 1812 or jim.lentz@swwc.org .
 
DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:   Position will remain open until filled.
 
WHAT IS THE SWWC?  The Southwest West Central Service Cooperative is a regional service agency committed to advancing the work of our members (schools, cities, counties, and other governmental agencies).  With a focus on leadership, partnership, innovation and services, we are committed to building relationships with our members to ensure our work is about supporting and enhancing their work.  Authorized by MN Statute as a regional resource for our members; we are a public agency that provides a comprehensive range of educational and administrative programs and services to our members.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  It is the policy of the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.
 
DIVERSITY STATEMENT:   SWWC’s mission is to support and enhance the work of our members by providing programs and services to meet their needs.  To support and enhance all of our members, we need to embrace and celebrate all of our members.  SWWC works to identify unique frameworks within the various communities we serve and actively responds by adjusting our practices to meet the ever changing needs.  We strive to recruit diverse and inclusive teams that will have a positive impact on our programs and services and help us better serve our members, customers and employees.