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:

Assistant Manager/Operations Coordinator – NEW!
This position is responsible for daily tasks that support program and operations functions at the Navigation Center. This position will provide support to and work in coordination with the Navigation Center Shelter Manager and Director of Business Operations in the areas of facilities management, IT management and program management. The Assist Manager/Operations Coordinator is expected to take initiative in leading projects and providing leadership in the fulfillment of all goals and completion of daily duties as well as projects.
This position will work on-site at the Red Lake Navigation Center. This position is a regular, exempt, full-time, 40 hour per week position that offers a complete benefits package. Weekly hours are flexible and evenings and weekends will be required. This is a temporary position that will last from approximately December 2018 to May 2019.

Navigation Center – Case ManagerNEW!
The Red Lake Navigation Center (temporary shelter space) provides a warm, supervised, welcoming, and affirming environment for single adult men or women as identified by collaborating partners from the Hiawatha encampment. This position will provide assistance to single adults staying at the Navigation Center to obtain housing. The Case Manager will respond to each participant’s unique needs and goals by providing advocacy and assistance in accessing community services to ensure stability in housing and integration in the community. This is a temporary position that will last from approximately December 2018 to May 2019.
This position will work on-site at the Red Lake Navigation Center. The Navigation Center will be open 24 hours a day from approximately December 2018 to May 2019.

Red Lake Janitor – Housekeeper – Custodian – NEW!
This position is responsible for daily tasks such as cleaning restrooms, sleeping quarters, offices, food service areas, etc. at the Red Lake Navigation Center. This position will require a great deal of physical labor, will be exposed to the elements and require a person who is self motivated and likes to keep busy.
This position will work on-site at the Red Lake Navigation Center. This position is a regular, exempt, full-time, 40 hour per week position that offers a complete benefits package. Weekly hours are somewhat flexible during the daytime. Some evenings may be required and rotating weekend and holiday shifts will also be required. This is a temporary position that will last from approximately December 2018 to May 2019.
To apply for this position, you can submit a SHS Employment Application in place of a Resume.

Shelter Advocate – Full-time
***** We are currently reviewing applications already received. We are NOT accepting any new applications for this position at this time. *****
The Red Lake Navigation Center (temporary shelter space) provides a warm, supervised, welcoming, and affirming environment for single adult men or women as identified by collaborating partners from the Hiawatha encampment. This position involves providing hospitality to shelter residents and meeting their immediate needs in terms of sleeping space and basic daily needs.
This position works on-site at the Red Lake Navigation Center. The shelter space at the Navigation Center can serve up to 120 single adults. The Navigation Center will be open 24 hours a day from approximately December 2018 to May 2019. This is a temporary position that will last from approximately December 2018 to May 2019.
To apply for this position, you can submit a SHS Employment Application in place of a Resume.

Shelter Advocate – Part-time and/or On-Call
***** We are currently reviewing applications already received. We are NOT accepting any new applications for this position at this time. *****

The Red Lake Navigation Center (temporary shelter space) provides a warm, supervised, welcoming, and affirming environment for single adult men or women as identified by collaborating partners from the Hiawatha encampment. This position involves providing hospitality to shelter residents and meeting their immediate needs in terms of sleeping space and basic daily needs.
This position works on-site at the Red Lake Navigation Center. The shelter space at the Navigation Center can serve up to 120 single adults. The Navigation Center will be open 24 hours a day from approximately December 2018 to May 2019. This is a temporary position that will last from approximately December 2018 to May 2019.
To apply for this position, you can submit a SHS Employment Application in place of a Resume.

Shelter Advocate – Bilingual, Spanish
This position provides 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. Multilingual candidates, especially native Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply.

Custodian
This position provides quality cleaning custodial, laundry and other light maintenance duties at the Overnight Emergency Shelter. Tasks include but are not limited to picking up trash, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, or using cleaning equipment, cleaning and stocking bathrooms, making sure buildings are secure, transporting donations or supplies and minor building maintenance or repairs.
This is an on-call, as needed position.

Housing Specialist
This position provides support to Simpson’ scattered-site housing programs for families through recruitment of landlords, housing search, inspection and rental subsidy administration. This position works with between 150-200 landlords. This position provides intense, short term housing search for about 10-15 participants at any time. Additionally this position provides rental subsidy administration to another 80-100 participants. Participants will be located in scattered site housing throughout Hennepin County.
Hours will be primarily during business hours (9-5pm) on Mondays to Fridays.

 

Internship Opportunities

Business Administration Internship
The Business Administration Intern will by provide operations support to the Director of Business Operations and HR Department. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of business operations while working for a well-known community based nonprofit organization. This position will also assist with donors and visitors, general office duties such as photocopying, scanning, filing, faxing, etc. 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 part-time during the Fall (September to December) with the potential to continue in the Spring (January to May). Also available for those looking for internship opportunities in the Spring.
STATUS: Recruiting for Spring 2019

 

Older 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 part-time during the summer (May to August) with the potential to continue in the Fall (September to December).
STATUS: On Hold for Fall 2018, see Business Admin Intern posting below.

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 part-time during the summer (May to August) with the potential to continue in the Fall (September to December).
STATUS: On Hold for Fall 2018, see Business Admin Intern posting below.

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 part-time during the summer (May to August) with the potential to continue in the Fall (September to December).
STATUS: On Hold for Fall 2018, see Business Admin Intern posting above.

Marketing and 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. In addition to working with communications projects, interns also assist with donors and visitors, general office duties such as photocopying, scanning, filing, faxing, etc. 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, 5-month commitment and will ideally work part-time during the spring (January to June) with the potential to continue in the summer(June to September).
STATUS: Filled

Shelter / Social Work Intern
STATUS: TBD – Coming Soon!

Youth Support Advocate
This is a new opportunity to work with the Children and Youth Services at Simpson! Simpson is partnering with Public Allies, an AmeriCorps program, to offer a 10-month nonprofit apprenticeship. The YSA will increase the capacity of the Passage Education Support program to serve more students with early literacy programming; as well as support streamlining a system for the literacy lessons to more closely reflect the research on how children learn to read, with the goal being that the re-designed lessons will increase the reading growth students achieve in the program.
Hours for this position are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 12:30 – 6:30 pm. Some evenings and weekends required.
STATUS: Filled for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

 

Employee Benefits

Simpson Housing Services 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

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy

Simpson Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer. Simpson Housing Services prohibits the harassment of any employee or job applicant because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, and familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, genetic information, or disability. Likewise, Simpson Housing Services complies with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies or agencies thereof, specifically Minnesota Statutes Chapter 363A.36-.37.

SHS Affirmative Action Plan 2018/2019

 

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