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 – Bilingual, Spanish
The position is part of the Hennepin County Single Adult Shelter Collaborative which coordinates the Hennepin County Adult Shelter Connect. This position will provide assessment and placement into emergency shelter beds in single adult shelters in Hennepin County. This energetic and adaptable employee will work as part of a team to assist individuals access and understand the single adult shelter system. 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.
Family Advocate – Rental Assistance Program
This 25 hours per week position provides support services and crisis intervention to families experiencing homelessness. This position works with families to improve the quality of individual lives, educate for more effective community living, and secure permanent housing. This position is part of the supportive housing team at Simpson Housing Services. The goal of the team is to provide effective support services to homeless families in transition.
Housing Advocate for Women
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.
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: