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Youth and Young Adult Worker

Tubman is seeking one Full-Time Youth and Young Adult Worker to provide resources and connections to comprehensive services for clients in shelter, housing, and community-based settings. In this role you champion youth and young adults ages 10-24 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. 

 

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

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience providing crisis response services and direct services advocacy in community settings
  • Two years direct service experience related to violence, including gang involvement, 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

 

Preferred Candidate

  • 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

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