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Shelter Mental Health Therapist

Why work for Tubman?


Tubman’s vision represents the future we want for our clients and the wider community: thriving people, healthy relationships, and peaceful communities. Our mission is to advance opportunities for change so that every person can experience safety, hope, and healing. These key strategic directions guide our work:

Provide streamlined access to exceptional, relevant services

Engage the community to take action

Invigorate organizational culture to sustain innovation, engagement, wellbeing, and diversity

Strengthen the agency’s infrastructure in order to better serve


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 nearly 25,000 people of all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds 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.



Tubman offers a mission centered culture that values integrity, respect, innovation, partnership, and social justice. Our programs are strength-based, client-centered, and rooted in hope. Our work environment focuses on flexibility, self-care, and work-life balance for all employees.


Tubman’s Commitment to Diversity and Equity


Tubman is an affirming workplace that values people’s identities and multiple dimensions of diversity. We are fiercely committed to equity and inclusion. Tubman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to hire a diverse workforce that reflects the people we serve. Tubman believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion amongst our staff are vital to both Tubman’s and our clients’ success. We strive to hire, develop, and retain the best people from a diverse pool of candidates. Black, Indigenous, and people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all gender identities, people with disabilities, and veterans are all encouraged to apply.





· Provides individual, family, and group therapy; in addition to coaching and related supportive services to participants in the shelter program.

· Completes case notes and discharge summaries.

· Participates in peer reviews and other quality assurance activities.

· Develops and maintains professional, collaborative relationships with participants, colleagues, and others within and outside the agency.

· Provides guidance to shelter staff on culturally relevant mental health concepts and intervention strategies.

· Conducts diagnostic assessments and develops treatment plans when appropriate or requested.

Minimum Qualifications

·Experience in providing crisis support and individual/group therapy and working with a range of issues including affective disorders, personality disorders, trauma, and co-occurring mental and chemical health disorders, preferably in a residential setting.

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·Must maintain professional licensure and/or certification throughout employment with Tubman.

·Must maintain agency, coworker, and client confidentiality and abide by the Data Privacy Act and the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act.

·Ability to welcome and engage a diverse group of stakeholders with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

·Pass a DHS fingerprint criminal background study as required by program licensing.

Preferred Qualifications

·Licensed at a Master’s level in social work, psychology, or marriage and family therapy.


Compensation & Benefits

The starting salary for this position is $22-$25/hour, dependent upon experience, licensure status, and qualifications. Tubman provides sick and safe time. Tubman is a qualified employer under the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program. In addition, you will have multiple professional development and personal growth opportunities while at Tubman.

To apply:

Send resumes and cover letter to: Or Tubman Center East, Attn: HR Dept. 1725 Monastery Way, Maplewood, MN 55109. Resumes preferred by 1/03/2022.