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 – Evening Hours
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 hours for this position includes a rotating schedule of evenings, both during the week and weekends.
Case Manager – Women’s Housing Partnership (WHP)
This position will work as part of a team that utilizes a Harm Reduction/Housing First Model to assist long-term homeless women in finding and maintaining housing. Team members will respond to each participant’s unique needs and goals by providing on-going support, advocacy and assistance in accessing community services to ensure stability in housing and integration in the community. Case Managers must be knowledgeable about and able to respond effectively to the complexities of participants’ lives and the co-occurring challenges and conditions associated with long-term homelessness.
Middle School Mentoring Coordinator
This position will oversee the Middle School Mentoring Program which serves 20, 5th-8th grade students in our Family Housing Program. The mission of the program is to build on the inherent potential of our youth through exploration, connection, and support.
This position will start full time in May 30, 2017 with approximately 40 hours of training beginning early May.
Shelter Advocate (Mornings)
This 12 hours per week position provides hospitable, safe, secure, clean, supportive, and affirming environment for single adult men and women in need of overnight shelter. The shelter advocate provides advocacy, support, direction, resources and referrals to shelter guests, as needed.
Youth Advocate – 66 West
The Youth Advocate will provide case management services to youth experiencing homelessness. This position works with youth to improve the quality of individual lives through safe stable housing, employment, community connections, leadership, education and wellness. Through building trusting relationships and focusing on youth’s unique strengths, the Youth Advocate guides youth towards independence. This position works intensively with youth ages 16-24 in non-time-limited, site-based housing. The hours for this position are business hours, some evenings and Saturday hours.
Simpson Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides an excellent benefit package to all full-time employees, including: