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FT -Temporary Youth and Family Worker

Position Announcement

 

Tubman is seeking a FT- Temporary Youth and Family Worker- Housing  to provide resources and connections to comprehensive services for clients in shelter, housing, and community-based settings. In this role you champion youth and young adults as a direct services staff to provide mentorship and resources to help them maximize their potential by highlighting their individual strengths.  You will also serve as a systems change advocate to ensure relevant services for youth and families who represent historically marginalized communities.  Join us in pursuit of driving positive changes and be a part of helping to foster thriving people, healthy relationships, and peaceful communities.

 

Responsibilities

Provide comprehensive support and mentorship to youth and young adults and their families who have experienced various forms of violence and/or homelessness

Promote safety and healing of youth, young adults, and families through crisis management, early intervention, and prevention

Promote youth and family healing through creation of a positive environment and provision of comprehensive activities to support goals

Promote trusting relationships

Foster healthy relationships through coordinated service delivery methods and systems advocacy

Provide resources to foster meaningful client outcomes

Uphold professional boundaries and client-centered approach

Manage effective and efficient data practices and communication

Engage in marketing to ensure awareness about comprehensive agency services, partnerships,  and additional community resources

 

Preferred Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in related field or equivalent lived or field experience

Experience providing crisis response services and direct services advocacy in community settings

Two years direct service experience related to relationship violence, including sexual assault and exploitation

Ability to engage diverse youth, parents, and families in activities that promote meaningful relationships and goal attainment

Ability to foster an inclusive and responsive environment

Experience working with multi-disciplinary systems change initiatives addressing overrepresentation of marginalized communities in prisons, shelter, and child welfare responses

Demonstrated effectiveness in upholding a youth development framework within the context of experiences related to historically-based trauma

Experience in implementing interventions to support complex trauma

 

Salary range is $17- $18 per hour, dependent upon experience and qualifications, and is accompanied by a quality benefits package and opportunities for professional growth.

To apply:  Send resumes and cover letter by to:  jobs@tubman.org.  Or Tubman Center East, Attn: HR Dept. 1725 Monastery Way, Maplewood, MN  55109

Preference will be given to resumes received by Friday 12/18/2020.   

 

About us: Tubman’s philosophy is rooted in our inspiration and namesake, Harriet Tubman. Facing unrelenting adversities, Harriet Tubman encouraged others to simply "Keep going." Each year, Tubman offers safety, healing and hope to over 25,000 people of all ages who are facing violence, exploitation, homelessness, addiction or mental health challenges. Our culturally responsive services are rooted in decades of research, innovation, experience, and partnership. Incorporating feedback from the people we serve and the community, Tubman provides countless ways to help. To learn more, please visit www.tubman.org.  We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, men, women, veterans and people with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.