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:

Case Manager (Permanent Supportive Housing, Opportunity Housing Partnership Program)
This position will provide case management to residents at Aeon’s OHP properties. OHP is a set of Aeon buildings that provides 143 formerly homeless adults with a safe and permanent home and provides support services to help residents regain and maintain stability in their lives, homes and the community. This energetic and adaptable employee will work as part of a team to assist residents to maintain housing, support access to community resources, and foster engagement.
Hours will be primarily during business hours (9-5pm) on Mondays to Fridays.

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.

Family Advocate (Permanent Supportive Housing)NEW!
This position provides case management services and crisis intervention to families experiencing long-term homelessness. This position works with families to improve the quality of individual lives, strengthen family functioning, and educate for more effective community living. This position is part of the supportive housing team at Simpson Housing Services. The goals of the team are to provide stable housing and effective support services to long-term homeless families.
Hours will be primarily during business hours (9-5pm) on Mondays to Fridays.

Housing SpecialistNEW!
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.

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.

 

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 Fall 2018 and 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

 

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.