Career Opportunities

We are currently recruiting team members that will work to house, support and advocate for people experiencing homelessness. Our team has the following openings:

Adult Shelter Connect Advocate, On-call
This position is part of the Hennepin County Single Adult Shelter Collaborative which coordinates the Hennepin County Adult Shelter Connect. The position will provide evening assessments over the phone and placement into emergency shelter beds for single adults in Hennepin County. This position will be located at the Simpson Shelter initially and may be moved to an alternate office location as necessary. Advocates must be knowledgeable about and able to respond effectively to the complexities of individual’s lives and the challenges and conditions associated with homelessness. The person(s) in this position will work a rotating schedule of mornings, afternoons and evenings, both during the week and weekends.
Schedules will be approximately 10-15 hours per week.

Shelter Advocate, Overnights ONLY
This position works to provide hospitable, safe, secure, clean, supportive, and affirming environment for single adult men and women in need of overnight shelter. In addition, the shelter advocate provides advocacy, support, direction, resources and referrals to shelter guests as needed. The hours for this position are 11pm to 7am on Mondays and Tuesdays (approximately 16 hours per week).

 

Internship Opportunities

Accounting Internship
The Accounting Intern will provide support to the Director of Business Operations, Accounting Manager and HR. They will assist in a multitude of accounting-oriented tasks such as: business planning, budgeting, accounting and finance. They will also assure agency compliance and accountability to Generally Accepted Accounting Practices, Risk Management and Employment Law, amongst others.
This position requires a minimum commitment of 8-12 hours per week; and will ideally work during the fall (August to December) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).
STATUS: Filled for Fall 2017

Administrative Internship
The Administrative Assistant Intern will provide administrative support to various Simpson Programs, HR department and Administrative office. This position will serve as the primary point of contact with the public at our administrative offices. This involves answering phones and greeting incoming traffic in a friendly, professional manner; general clerical duties such as photocopying, scanning, filing, faxing, mailing and other miscellaneous projects. This position requires an organized and detail-oriented team player with excellent oral and written communication skills, strong relationship-building skills, and a commitment to social justice.
This position requires a minimum commitment of 8-12 hours per week; and will ideally work during the fall (August to December) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).
STATUS: Filled for Fall 2017

Communications Internship
The Communications Intern will work closely with the Development and Volunteer department’s team members to assist with communications and outreach efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of communications while working for a well-known community based nonprofit organization. This involves answering phones and greeting incoming traffic in a friendly, professional manner; general clerical duties such as photocopying, scanning, filing, faxing, mailing and other miscellaneous projects as they arise. This position requires an organized and detail-oriented team player with excellent oral and written communication skills, strong relationship-building skills, and a commitment to social justice.
This position requires a 8-12 hours per week, 6-month commitment (until December 31st) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).
STATUS: On hold for Fall 2017

Human Resources Internship
The HR Intern plays an important role for the agency by providing administrative support to the HR department and Administrative office. They will provide support towards one or more HR functions such as staffing, benefits administration, employee relations, internal and external mailings, data entry, distribution of mail, developing and implementing training curriculums, etc.
This position requires a minimum commitment of 8-12 hours per week; and will ideally work during the fall (August to December) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).
STATUS: Filled for Fall 2017

Shelter / Social Work Intern
STATUS: Coming Soon!

 

Employee Benefits

Simpson Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides an excellent benefit package to all full-time employees, including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Discount Plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Health and Wellness tools
  • Paid Time Off (prorated for part-time staff)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan with a 3% employer match
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Flex Benefits
  • 9 Paid Holidays

SHS Employment Application

 

As of 6/21/2017, Simpson Housing Services participates in E-Verification of ALL newly hired employees.