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Current Open Positions:

Individual and Family Therapist

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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

We are seeking a motivated, full time, pre-licensed practitioner (LAMFT, LPC, or LGSW) to join our growing therapy team. This client-centered position will work with all ages, youth, and adults. The therapist position will provide goal-orientated therapy both in-office and on-site at Forest Lake area schools, including Columbus, Wyoming, Linwood, and Scandia. Further responsibilities of this role will be to conduct diagnostic assessments, establish treatment plans, and collaborate to identify resources and coordinate client care. This position will also provide services to in-clinic clients a minimum of two evenings per week.   

Clinical supervision towards licensure is provided. In addition to competitive pay, this position includes training opportunities, a generous benefits package, and accrual of vacation/sick time.  

Candidates must hold MA or MS in Psychology or a mental health-related field and be pursuing a license in the state of Minnesota (LMFT, LPCC, or LICSW). Child/adolescent experience preferred.  

For more information, send resumes and cover letters to Linda Madsen at 20 Lake Street North, Suite 103, Forest Lake, MN 55025.

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We would be happy to learn about how your skills can benefit our agency! Give our volunteer manager a call at 651-464-3685. 

Our Tried and True Small Engines program currently has adult volunteer positions available. 


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, give our volunteer manager a call at 651-464-3685.

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


Monday 8am-9pm
Tuesday 8am-9pm
Wednesday 8am-6:30pm
Thursday 8am-9pm
Friday by appointment