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:

Adult Shelter Connect Advocate – On-call
This position is part of the Hennepin County Single Adult Shelter Collaborative, which coordinates the Hennepin County Single Point of Entry. The 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. Multilingual candidates, especially native Somali and Amharic speakers are encouraged to apply.
This position will primarily work day-time shifts on weekdays.

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.

Shelter Advocate – On-call, Mornings ONLY
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.
This position will primarily work early morning shifts, 6:30am to 9:30am.

Shelter Advocate – On-call, Overnights ONLY
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.
This position will primarily work overnight shifts; 11:00pm to 7:00am.

 

Internship 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: Recruiting for Summer 2018

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: Recruiting for Summer 2018

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 summer (May to August) with the potential to continue in the Fall (September to December).
STATUS: Recruiting for Summer 2018

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: Recruiting for Summer 2018

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 for Spring 2018

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

 

Employee Benefits

Simpson Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and 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

 

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