Employment & Internships at Simpson Housing Services

 

Why work for Simpson?

Our Mission is to house, support and advocate for people experiencing homelessness. We believe that everybody has the right to safe and affordable housing; we strive to strive to create a collaborative community with the individuals we serve, within Simpson, and with the greater community; and we advocate against the injustices of society that cause homelessness and poverty. On a daily basis, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and dignity of every person and encourage people to draw upon their strengths and promote the power of self-advocacy.

 

Commitment to Diversity & Racial Justice:

Simpson Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. Diversity continues to be our primary focus in staffing and hiring, as it is important to us that our staff demographics be representative of the population demographics whom we serve. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, Black and Indigenous People/Person(s) of Color (BIPOC), persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

 

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

Family Advocate: Full-time         –         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 for this position are Mondays through Fridays, 9-5pm

Volunteer Coordinator: Part-time         –         NEW!
This position will serve as a public face for the agency and interacts extensively with faith communities, schools and universities, community partners, local businesses, and individual volunteers and donors. The Volunteer Coordinator assists with implementing all aspects of the in-kind donation program including obtaining donations, distributing donations, issuing receipts, and maintaining the Raiser’s Edge database with accurate contact information and notes. 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.
Hours for this position are Mondays through Fridays, flexible, with occasional evenings and weekend hours.

Early Childhood Specialist
Closed as of 6/13/2019

 

 

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)
  • Sick and Safe Time (for on-call 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

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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 Summer 2019

 

Accounting Internship
STATUS: On Hold for Summer 2019

Administrative Internship
STATUS: On Hold for Summer 2019

Human Resources Internship
STATUS: On Hold for Summer 2019

Marketing and Communications Internship
STATUS: Filled

Shelter / Social Work Intern
STATUS: TBD

Youth Support Advocate
STATUS: Filled for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

 

Equal Employment Opportunity 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, gender identity, gender expression, 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.

Simpson Housing Services prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, gender identity and expression, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law.

SHS Affirmative Action Plan 2018/2019

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