Employment Opportunities

Why Southwest Health and Human Services?

Current Openings

Child Protection Social Worker – The primary purpose of this position is to provide child protective services while ensuring the agency’s permanency responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in social work, psychology, sociology or closely related field.
    • or
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in any field and one year of experience as a social worker in a public or private social services agency.
  • Location:  Redwood Falls and Marshall
  • Starting Rate of Pay:  $23.59/hour
  • Deadline to Apply:  Tuesday, October 15th
  • How to Apply:  Need to complete an application through Merit System and also SWHHS.
    1. Submit a SWHHS application and email to Jodi Robinson at Jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com.  Applications for SWHHS are available online at; http://swmhhs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/3-Application-for-Classified-Personnel-Positions-Fillable.pdf
    2. Submit an application through Merit System.  Applications for Merit System are available online at; http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm.

    Refer to job: County Agency Social Worker – Child Protection – SWHHS

    For more information, contact Kristin Malin, Lyon County Supervisor, at 507-537-1261, Mandy Holzapfel, Redwood County Supervisor, at 507-637-6061, or Jodi Robinson, HR, at 507-532-1320.

Instructions to apply for openings at SWHHS:

  1. Review position and qualifications
  2. Apply for the position through Merit system at; https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mnmeritsystem
  3. Submit a SWHHS application and email to Jodi Robinson at Jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com.  Application available here; Application for Classified Personnel Positions Fillable

Internship Opportunities:

Are you looking to complete an internship?  We can provide internships in a variety of program areas including; Social Work, Public Health, Human Resources.

For Internship Opportunities, Click Here


Not sure how, reach out to Jodi Robinson

Jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com or 507-532-1320.

Don’t see a position currently available that you are interested in and would like to be notified when one is?  Get on an active list on the Minnesota Merit System and you will!              

Minnesota Merit System:   

All applicants interested in positions with Southwest Health and Human Services must be registered with the Minnesota Merit System. 

Applications for Merit System are available online at; http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem.

When a vacancy exists with Southwest Health and Human Services, a request for a list of eligible applicants from the Merit System will be made.  The names of applicants who successfully complete all required examinations are listed as eligible applicants.

For more information contact Jodi Robinson at 507-532-1320.