Check out these opportunities to work for the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy!

Child Welfare Education Partnership Coordinator

This individual will provide programmatic and partnership coordination of the Title IV-E Consortium partnership. This includes tracking and monitoring of grant requirements and deliverables, serving as main point of contact for sites, and leading partnership and administration of the consortium to support its organization, coordination, and collaboration with the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy (MNCWTA). If you have questions, contact Renee Armstrong at This position will be hired by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), the Job ID is 66086, and the Closing Date is 06/07/2023.

Curriculum Media Specialist

The Curriculum Media Specialist (M&C Pro 2-Digital Media, 8342DG) is a 75% FTE University of Minnesota employee. This position is responsible for collaborating to create all video training and promotional products for the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy (MNCWTA), and will provide support in the ongoing operations. Job ID 355681.

Community Trainers (several open positions)

These training positions (Temp/Casual, 0001) are hired through the University of Minnesota (U of M). Job descriptions are linked below:

  • Foundations New Worker Training - lead in-person training for new workers at our Metro Learning Center in Roseville, Northwest Learning Center in Detroit Lakes, and Southwest Learning Center in Marshall.
  • Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) - Must have an in-depth knowledge of Family Group Decision Making (FGDM), as well as experience developing a FGDM service model that reflects the requirements of the state.*
  • Sexually Exploited Youth (SEY) - will provide learners with the skills to identify trafficking and exploitation, assess and respond to potential trafficking and exploitation of youth, coordinate with partners in meeting the needs of youth and families, and to demonstrate culturally responsive practice.*

Apply through the U of M Employment website (button below) using Job ID 348582. Be sure to indicate in your cover letter which training position you are interested in.

*Applicants located near our regional learning centers (northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest) are encouraged to apply!