Careers

JOB APPLICATION

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Submit your application to hr@life-house.org
You can also mail your application and any additional materials to:
Life House, Attn: Human Resources, 102 West 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55802

Accountant

Job Title: Accountant
Position Type:
Full-time (non-exempt), 30 to 40 hours per week
Schedule:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Salary:
$18.00 – $22.00 hourly, commensurate with experience
Benefits Package:
Medical, Life, 401K, STD, PTO and Paid Holidays
Reports to:
Finance Director
   
SUMMARY:   The Accountant supports the mission of Life House by maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely processing of accounting transactions and financial reporting for the organization.  Carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, employee benefits, other as needed.

Focus area duties and responsibilities – Accountant:

  • Pay invoices and bills by check or ACH upon proper authorization, document, file and code payments.
  • Collect credit card receipts from staff, document, file and code payments.
  • Process incoming checks, scan, and record deposit receipts.
  • Process online deposits received through Blackbaud, GiveMN, Square and other online payment systems.
  • Provide back-up support to the Finance Director for semi-weekly payroll processing.
  • Prepare and submit local, state and federal regulatory filings, as necessary.
  • Process enrollments and terminations of employee benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, STD, 401k).
  • Assist Finance Director with annual W2/1099 preparation and delivery.
  • Assist Finance Director with annual budget preparation, audits, monthly bank reconciliations and financial statements.
  • Other tasks as assigned and appropriate to candidate’s skills and interests

For more information, please view the job description here.

To apply send your completed application (available above), cover letter, and resume. Open until filled.

Life House
Human Resources / Accountant
102 W 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802

or Email HR@life-house.org
Subject: Accountant

Housing Wellness Advocate

Position Type: Full-time; schedule includes weekend and evening hours
Salary Range: $16 – $17 hourly, commensurate with experience
Benefits Package: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, short-term disability, and retirement plan 
Reports to: Wellness Program Manager / Mental Health Professional

SUMMARY:  Reporting to the Wellness Program Manager, The Housing Wellness Advocate builds therapeutic relationships with youth, focusing with youth in the Life House Housing, Safe Harbor and transitional housing programs, enabling them to achieve and maintain stability and functioning when their abilities are impaired by the symptoms of mental illness, or at risk of losing significant functionality or being admitted to more restrictive setting without these services, and to address multiple complex needs and reduce barriers, including referrals to other Life House programs and/or community resources.

Focus area duties and responsibilities – Housing Wellness Advocate:

  • In conjunction with the Housing Case Managers and youth, develop a service plan to establish goals and action steps toward stabilization, independent living, and self-sufficiency; assist youth in identifying and accessing services necessary to reach wellness and housing goals. 
  • Offer weekly or bi-weekly wellness groups on site at each housing location. Topics may include, but not limited to, DBT skills, healthy relationships, and coping skills.
  • In conjunction with the Housing Case Managers, organize recreational activities such as community meals, movie and game night, and outings to sober activities.
  • Meet with youth weekly (more often when needed), to identify and de-escalate mental health concerns in order to avert crisis when possible, and connect youth to crisis services when necessary.
  • Monitor progress and /or barriers toward achieving positive health goals outlined in their Individualized Treatment Plan.
  • Provide effective health-focused support to youth including:
    • Identify and connect residents to the Life House Mental Health and Wellness team and to suitable community-based services as needed;
    • Advocate on behalf of youth to assure access to needed health services including public benefits;
    • Utilize personal vehicle, in good working order, to transport clients and attend appointments with youth as indicated;
    • Facilitate communication and coordination between care/service/support providers; and
    • Perform follow-ups assessing the quantity and quality of services provided.
      Attend and participate in trainings related to health and wellness; if applicable, maintain licensure.
  • Maintain timely communication with the Mental Health Professional, Housing Program Manager and Staff and collaborative partners through meetings and required documentation.
  • Facilitate weekly “Life of Pride” groups in the Youth Center; document attendance and participation.

For more information, please view the job description here.

To apply send your completed application (available above), cover letter, and resume. Open until filled.

Life House
Human Resources/ Housing Wellness Advocate
102 W 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802

Or
Email: HR@life-house.org

INTERNSHIPS

Interns must be at least entering their final year of an undergraduate in social work or human services and willing to make a commitment of at least 400 hours.

If you are interested in an internship with Life House, please contact Luke Morcomb at luke.morcomb@life-house.org.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, sex, religion, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partnership or marital status, age, national origin/nationality, citizenship status or disability/handicap, veteran status or any other protected classification.

Life House is a drug free work environment.