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Employment Opportunities

When you love your job, you never have to work a day in your life!  Woodland Centers has opportunities that can offer you the challenging and rewarding career that allows you to LOVE your job by helping others and making a difference in the lives of many.

Woodland Centers offers excellent benefits that begin the first day of the month after you start:

                Medical/Dental(Low Copay/Deductibles) – Both Single and Family

                Flexible Spending Account Options

                Short Term and Long Term Disability

                Life Insurance

Paid time off benefits begin accruing the from the date you start and there is no waiting time to use these benefits:

                10 Paid Holidays (Including Day after Thanksgiving/ Christmas Eve, and two floating Holidays)

                15 Days vacation (accrued per payroll, increases one day each year to a max of 25 days)

                9 Days sick (accrued per payroll)

                3 Days Personal Leave (accrued per payroll)

Please check our website for more openings at www.woodlandcenters.com.  Resumes along with two references may be submitted to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com, or mail or dropped off at 1125 6th Street SE, Willmar, MN 56201

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MH Practitioner Form 

MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER: FT position in the Crisis Stabilization Youth and Adult programs, rotating shifts with every other weekend and some holidays. Position will provide assessment and support to youth and adults who are experiencing a crisis including groups and skills training.  Requires bachelor’s degree with 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a HS diploma with 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services. Must be able to communicate and relate to others in an effective manner. Computer skills required.  Must pass a background check and possess a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and a clean driving record. Position is open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


DETOXIFICATION/CRISIS STABILIZATION LPN:  FT or .8 position (includes rotating shifts and every other weekend) in the Detox and Crisis Units at Woodland Centers.  Provide nursing services to adults and youth with chemical health and/or acute emotional issues.  Position includes completing health screenings and monitoring, passing medications and processing provider orders.  As a part of our team you will communicate with clients, families and outside agencies while working in a fast paced environment.  Experience in the use of electronic health record is preferred.  Shift differential and competitive benefits package are included.  Must possess a valid MN LPN license or be license eligible.  New graduates are encouraged to apply.  Must also possess a driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance and a clean driving record.  Must be able to pass a background check.  Must be able to document two years freedom from chemical use problems.  Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


DETOXIFICATION/CRISIS STABILIZATION LPN:  On call position in the Detox and Crisis Units at Woodland Centers.  (Minimum one shift every 30 days and live within 30 minutes of Willmar).  Provide nursing services to adults and youth with chemical health and/or acute emotional issues.  Position includes completing health screenings and monitoring, passing medications and processing provider orders.  As a part of our team you will communicate with clients, families and outside agencies while working in a fast paced environment.  Experience in the use of electronic health record is preferred.  Shift differential for evenings and overnights.  Most possess a valid MN LPN license. Must be able to pass a background check.  Must be able to document two years freedom from chemical use problems.  Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


MENTAL HEALTH WORKER PT – (One 7am to 3:30pm Shifts and Two 3pm to 11:30pm shifts and One 11pm to 7am shift every two weeks including every other weekend) Assist youth and their families needing crisis mental health services in a short term residential setting.  Provide direct service to clients in an individual and group setting.  Position is also responsible for screening calls placed to the crisis line at Woodland Centers by answering phones, collecting referral information and dispatching crisis responders. Ability to navigate and complete documentation on a computer is required, as well as the ability to make calm, sound decisions. English Speaking and the ability to maintain confidentiality is required. Option of picking up more shifts when available. Supervision towards Mental Health Practitioner status provided.  Must be 21 years old or older, possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have the ability to pass a background check. Positions open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


RESIDENTIAL/OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT – Fulltime M-F 8-5   This position provides support for two Woodland Centers Board and Lodge facilities.  Employee must ensure license compliance, assist with household chores, grocery shopping etc., and meet the needs of the residents that experience various Mental Health Issues.  This position will also assist administrative staff within the Crisis Stabilization Unit with various office responsibilities including insurance prior authorizations, data collection and data entry.  Must have at least one year experience in working with individuals with Mental Health concerns, preferably in a residential setting.  The ability to navigate and complete documentation on the computer is required along with good communication.  High school diploma/GED, English speaking and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality is required.  Wage starting at $13.10 with a wonderful benefit packaging including Medical and Dental.  Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.  


CMA OR TMA:  FT 3- 11:30 Monday through Friday position in the Detox and Crisis Units at Woodland Centers.  Provide services to adults and youth with chemical health and/or acute emotional issues.  Position includes completing health screenings and monitoring, passing medications in accordance with established procedures and under the supervision of a Licensed Nurse; and processing written provider orders.  As a part of our team you will communicate with clients, families and outside agencies while working in a fast paced environment.  Previous Mental Health experience preferred.  Competitive Wages with additional Shift differential and a wonderful benefits package including medical/dental, 401K, and vacation starting at 15 days a year.  Must possess a valid CMA or TMA certification and be able to pass a background check.  Must be able to document two years freedom from chemical use problems.  Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


CMA OR TMA OnCall/PT:  Various Weekday and weekend shifts in the Detox and Crisis Units at Woodland Centers.  Provide services to adults and youth with chemical health and/or acute emotional issues.  Position includes completing health screenings and monitoring, passing medications in accordance with established procedures and under the supervision of a Licensed Nurse; and processing written provider orders.  As a part of our team you will communicate with clients, families and outside agencies while working in a fast paced environment.    Previous Mental Health experience preferred.  Competitive Wages with additional Shift differential and a wonderful benefits package including medical/dental, 401K, and vacation starting at 15 days a year.  Must possess a valid CMA or TMA certification and be able to pass a background check.  Must be able to document two years freedom from chemical use problems.  Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL: Woodland Centers is currently recruiting a licensed Mental Health Professional or clinical trainee to work in our School Linked Mental Health Program in the RCW and BOLD Districts. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, exciting environment within the schools providing diagnostic assessments and therapy for students and families. This position requires someone who has the ability to work independently, problem solve, and to work as a team player. Clinical trainees receive supervision at no cost.

Woodland Centers offers excellent benefits that begin the first day of the month after you start:

          Medical/Dental(Low Copay/Deductibles) – Both Single and Family

          Flexible Spending Account Options

          Short Term and Long Term Disability

          Life Insurance

          10 Paid Holidays

          15 Days vacation

          9 Days sick

          3 Days Personal Leave

          Recruiting will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of interest and/or resume to Woodland Centers, HR Department, Box 787, Willmar, MN, 56201 (or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.


Updated: 1/16/2018