Cultural Broker Job Opening

Watercourse Counseling Center is looking for a part-time Cultural Broker that is fluent in Somali
and familiar with the local Somali community to join our school based therapy team.
Watercourse a nonprofit agency established in 1999 to help improve the emotional health
of the community. Watercourse Counseling Center strengthens our community by
supporting people in the journey toward emotional well-being. We strive to improve
community wellness by:
• creating equitable access to mental health services
• bringing services into the community
• building partnerships to address community issues impacted by mental health
• mentoring mental health trainees in our community mental health model

Position Opening; Cultural Broker
Hours: 16 – 24 hours per week / days

Primary Responsibilities:
• Co-lead student groups for newcomers with a licensed therapist in a school setting
• Provide resource support to parents and families who have recently arrived in MN
• Track enrollment and outcomes for the program
• Participate in team meetings with agency and school staff to address client concerns
• Team with agency clinicians to provide culturally based mental health services to youth
and families.
Experience Needed:
Prefer BA degree but will consider candidates with requisite skills & experience
Experience working with youth and parents
Knowledge of local resources in the Somali community
Strong communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Fluency in English and Somali

Please send resume and cover letter to For further information, please e-mail Martha Olsen: