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Program Assistant

Minnesota Independence College and Community


Organization Summary:

Minnesota Independence College and Community (MICC) is a human services organization for adults with learning differences and autism spectrum disorders.  We are a private non-profit focused on helping individuals to be as personally and financially independent as possible and to achieve their dreams in life! 


Location: Twin Cities Metro Activity Area: Recreation, Sports, Leisure
Category: Health/Human Services Workforce Closing Date: open until filled
Job Type: Part Time Salary: $15-$16 per hour
Hours: Thursdays and Fridays 5pm-10pm and Every Saturday rotating between 11am-5pm and 5pm-10pm 

Primary Duties:

Activity Assistants are responsible for observing and interacting with program participants on a mentor level, providing opportunities for them to interact and learn in classroom and non-classroom situations.

Job Responsibilities

·          Instruction of classes/electives/clubs in an area of expertise (art, technology, wellness etc.)

·          Supervision of students on recreation and leisure activities

·          Assisting members in resolution of issues and concerns

·          Providing transportation and support for regularly scheduled trips to grocery store, YMCA, etc

·          Acting as first-responder in emergency situations


  • Bachelor's Degree in a discipline relevant to the above duties (i.e. Special Education, Youth Work, Sociology, Psychology, Therapeutic Recreation, etc.), be working toward one of the above degrees or possess equivalent experience

• Possess skills in one of the areas indicated above

• Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiating skills

• Positive attitude and desire to work collaboratively

• Current driver's license with a good driving record and able to pass a criminal background check


Additional Info:

Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

How To Apply:

If you believe this rewarding opportunity is a match for your passion, skills and experience, please send your resume, along with a cover letter to Camille Loughlin,  at


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