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Current Open Positions:

Individual and Family Therapist

Employment, Internships, & Volunteering

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Lakes Center for Youth & Families is always looking for compassionate individuals who want to make a difference. Click below to learn more about what positions are currently open.

Current Open Positions

Individual and Family Therapist

This position provides telehealth and in-person counseling for children, adolescents, individuals, couples, families, and groups at all stages of life. Counseling sessions may occur virtually, in-person at the agency and/or in schools. This is an initial part-time non-exempt position with an exempt full time position being the goal.

 Resumes can be sent to Linda Madsen.

Closing date: June 24, 2021.


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Youth First Site Assistant

We are hiring two Site Assistants! One position will be year round, the other can be year round or seasonal. The primary location where assistance is currently needed is Rush City. Additional locations may include North Branch (summer & school), Chisago City (afterschool), and Taylors Falls (afterschool).

Resumes can be sent to Jenna Jones.

Closing date: June 6, 2021.

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Learn more about Youth First:
Summer Program
After School Program


We would be happy to learn about how your skills can benefit our agency! Contact us.


We have opportunities for college students who need to complete anywhere from 15 to 300+ hours for their college courses. If you are working towards a degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, or a related field, contact us.

Please note: Due to COVID-19, we currently are unable to place MA level interns in our counseling department. For BA or AA/AS degrees, we are currently reviewing the opportunities we will have avaialble. Please check back and contact us towards the end of summer.

Contact LC4YF!


20 Lake Street North, Suite 103, Forest Lake, MN


LC4YF staff are mostly working remotely.

We are open by appointment only.