Join our Tubman team

Part-Time Adult & Family Advocate (Minneapolis Shelter)

This position provides essential and supportive care to people and families staying at Tubman. The role promotes positive relationships and healing through creation of a welcoming environment with access to many resources services. Additional responsibilities include: inventory and data entry, help line calls, emotional support, and connecting clients to relevant assistance.

Here’s your opportunity to strengthen our shelter clients’ wellness goals during your shifts. Celebrate all of our clients’ small and large accomplishments and help problem solve and encourage them as they break down barriers to their goals.


This position requires the ability to create a welcoming and healing environment for crisis line callers, walk-in clients, and shelter clients.


Provide exceptional wrap-around services to all ages and genders. Foster positive and effective methods to strengthen teamwork and services to clients. Contribute to positive and exceptional teamwork outcomes.


Enter data and strengthen communication with team. Be able to problem-solve situations and communicate outcomes you accomplished during your shifts with our team.

Minimum Qualifications

·         Undergraduate degree in related field or equivalent experience

·         Two years direct service experience related to violence

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

·         Ability to foster a culturally inclusive environment

·         Understanding of teamwork and the ability to work in partnership with clients and other agencies


Preferred Candidate

·         Experience in implementing interventions to support complex trauma

·         Experience in effectively managing crisis situations and acting out behaviors in a strength-based manner

·         Restorative justice experience

·         Strong de-escalation skills

·         Graduate work in related field and ability to speak more than one language

·         A strong understanding of youth development

·         Is dedicated to Tubman’s mission and demonstrates strong values-alignment with Tubman’s core values and philosophies

·         Ensures clients are empowered to make their own choices and understands the role of the advocate is to facilitate those choices

·         Fosters individual development of healthy boundaries and leadership

Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. 

To apply:

Send resumes and cover letter to: Or Tubman Center East, Attn: HR Dept. 1725 Monastery Way, Maplewood, MN 55109. 

Preference will be given to resumes received by September 23, 2019.

We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all genders, veterans and people with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.