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Youth and Family Worker (Safe Journeys 121621)

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 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


Compensation & Benefits

The starting salary for the position is $20.50 per hour dependent upon experience. 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.

To apply:

Preference given to applications received by December 30, 2021.

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