Join our Tubman team
Youth and Family Worker (Inspiring Youth)
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.
- Provide comprehensive services primarily to BIPOC youth of all genders, ages 10-17, and their children or families who have been impacted by violence, including criminal justice system involvement
- Promote well-being of youth and families by serving clients in pursuit of their goals within a youth development framework
- Promote trusting relationships with clients and other providers
- Foster goal attainment through coordinated case management and education
- Provide resources to support effective service delivery
- Uphold professional boundaries and client-centered approach
- Manage data entry and reporting to meet grant goals and deadlines
- Engage in marketing to ensure awareness about comprehensive agency services and additional community resources
- Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, youth development, human services or related field, or equivalent years of experience.
- Experience and proficiency in the coordination of data to include client case management, summary reports, and other related assignments
- Ability to manage multiple tasks independently and as a team
- Demonstrated ability to use basic computer programs such as google, social media, and open/edit word documents
- Ability to implement effective program evaluation
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to engage individuals and families in services to inspire and create positive changes
- Experience and knowledge about violence(including sexual exploitation), complex trauma, cultural and gender diversity, and homelessness
- 2 years group facilitation or case management experience with diverse youth from historically marginalized communities
- Openness to work with a wide range of relevant community resources
- Reliable transportation and a good driving record
- Graduate degree or equivalent years of experience in related field
- Experience working with social and community services in collaborative or system-change efforts
- Ability to speak more than one language
Compensation & Benefits
The starting hourly rate for this position is $20.50, dependent upon experience and qualifications. Tubman provides a quality benefits package that includes a highly competitive paid-time off program, multiple health plan options, employer paid dental, short and long-term disability and life insurances, as well as other optional health and wellness insurances to meet diverse employee needs, and a 401(k) plan. 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.
Preference given to applications received by Friday, November 5th.
Send resumes and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or Tubman Center East, Attn: HR 1725 Monastery Way, Maplewood, MN 55109.