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Volunteer, Job Opportunities and Internships

 Merrick Community Services is hiring quality people to fill key positions that are currently open:

Manager of Youth and Family Services
The Manager of Youth and Family Services is responsible for the management, supervision, planning, coordination and implementation of all aspects of MCS’ Youth and Family Services. This position reports to the Executive Director.  Primary responsibilities include the supervision of Youth and Family Services staff and creating, planning and implementing programming that incorporates MCS’ three pillars: Life-long Learning, Holistic Health and Wellness, and Community Empowerment and Leadership Development. The ideal candidate will have supervisory and program administrative experience; the ability to provide direct service to economically and ethnically diverse populations; and, possess knowledge and understanding of the multiple needs and barriers of individuals and families living in poverty. Creative thinking and problem-solving skills are critical, as is familiarity with compliance issues associated with county and state agencies, ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, managing grants and contracts.
For more information, please follow the link. Manager of Youth and Family Services
To apply for the position, please send your cover letter and resume to HR@merrickcs.org with "Manager of Youth and Family Services" in the subject line.


Senior Services Aide

The Senior Services Aide will assist with daily operations for the Meals on Wheels Program, deliver meal routes in the absence of volunteers, and provide support to the Senior Services Assistant by way of attending to participant need. This individual will also answer phones, retrieve voice mail, and complete new participant intakes.  For more information, please follow the link.  Senior Services Aide

To apply for the position, please send your cover letter and resume to Jennifer Anton at janton@merrickcs.org or call 651-771-6325 with questions.



INTERNSHIP POSITIONS OPEN: Youth Development Intern (2 positions) Open until filled. 

 See file at bottom of page for full description.


MERRICK COMMUNITY SERVICES

        SENIOR CHORE PROGRAM


  • INDIVIDUALS MUST BE RELIABLE
  • HAVE A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE
  • WORKING LAWN MOWER  
  • DEPENDABLE VEHICLE TO GET TO JOB SITES
GUARANTEED HOURLY COMPENSATION 
$11.50 PLUS A $2.00 PER JOB EQUIPMENT REIMBURSEMENT
HOURS ARE VERY FLEXIBLE
INTERESTED PERSONS MAY CALL              
651-771-6325 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO APPLY 


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WE LOVE OUR VOLUNTEERS!  THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME, TALENT AND SERVICE!

On June 6, 2013, over 150 individuals attended our Volunteer Recognition Event! We are grateful for the many dedicated and passionate volunteers who freely give of their time and talent in support of Merrick's Mission. We couldn't do this without you! 

Several Volunteer opportunities exist at Merrick Community Services. Please see list of positions and programs below.

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?  The first step is to complete the
Volunteer Application online or download and submit a Volunteer Application (PDF) in person.   GROUPS are ALWAYS WELCOMED!
If there is a volunteer position that you are interested in, but may not be listed,   please contact Angela Rankin at 651-771-9339 or by email at arankin@merrickcs.org.
 

INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Looking to meet new people or better understand the complex problems facing our community? Have a knack for playing with kids or chatting with seniors? Volunteer! 
 

We are especially looking for volunteers to assist us at our new food shelf. Work as a shopper, stockers, or greeter.

Meals on Wheels

Help keep seniors independent in their own homes! Deliver meals once a week or once a month, on your own timeline, alone or with a friend! Delivery usually takes less than an hour. We'll accommodate your schedule to be convenient for you, but you have to provide your own car.

 Help with Kids Cafe, homework help, or work on structured activities. Monday - Friday, 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Both individuals and small group support are encouraged!

Other Youth Services

Mentor a child in your community. MCS provides year-round programs for youth ages 5-17. Want more information? Contact our Youth program staff at 651-771-9339, and we'll help you find your place!
 
 
Interested? Contact Angela Rankin at 651-771-9339 or by email at arankin@merrickcs.org.

GROUP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Need Service Hours? Boy and Girl Scouts, church confirmation requirements, and school service requirements can all be accommodated through the many volunteer opportunities at MCS!

Merrick Community Services would love to help your work site or school volunteer in the Eastside community.
Call to set up a one-day or long-term volunteer commitment. 

Some group opportunities include:

Flexible schedules are available October - December.
Interested? Contact Angela Rankin at 651-771-9339 or by email at arankin@merrickcs.org 

INTERNSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
 
Build your resume, make professional connections, and gain real-world experience while working and serving with your Saint Paul neighbors.  Merrick Community Services (MCS) has internships available for interested college students throughout the school year and summer months. MCS internships provide students with valuable experiences and opportunities to work in the nonprofit sector. Students are assigned real work responsibilities - from programming and research to marketing, communications and administration. Several internship models are available.

Applicants will be requested to send a cover letter, resume and completed internship application once they have contacted our office. We look forward to your call! 

 Interested? Contact Angela Rankin at 651-771-9339 or by email at arankin@merrickcs.org 

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