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Youth and Family Worker

Tubman is seeking Youth & Family Workers to provide resources and connections to comprehensive services for clients age 10-24 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.

Positions Available:

Part Time: Friday-Sunday 10am-6:30 pm

Full Time: Temp. 1 year Schedule Varies

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

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

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.