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:

Family Advocate (Young Parent Program, Dept. 23)
This position works in the Young Parent Program to provide case management services and crisis intervention to families experiencing homelessness. This position works with families to improve the quality of individual lives, strengthen family functioning, educate for more effective community living, and secure permanent housing. This position works intensively with young parents, ages 18-24, with young children who have repeatedly stayed at Hennepin County shelters.

Shelter Advocate – Bilingual, Spanish
The Bilingual Shelter Advocate will provide hospitable, safe, secure, clean, supportive, and affirming environment for single adult men and women in need of overnight shelter. This position also provides advocacy, support, direction, resources and referrals to shelter guests as needed. This position works afternoons/evenings on weekdays.

Shelter Advocate – PT/OC
The Shelter Advocate provides hospitable, safe, secure, clean, supportive, and affirming environment for single adult men and women in need of overnight shelter. This position also provides advocacy, support, direction, resources and referrals to shelter guests, as needed. This position works on overnights and weekend shifts depending on shelter needs.

 

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 will ideally start in the summer and continue on part-time during the fall (August to December) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).
STATUS: Filled for Summer 2017, recruiting for Fall 2017

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 will ideally start in the summer and continue on part-time during the fall (August to December) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).
STATUS: Filled for Summer 2017, recruiting for Fall 2017

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 will ideally work part-time during the fall (August to December) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).
STATUS: Filled for Summer 2017 & Fall 2017

 

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.