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

Sol House – On-site Youth Advocate

Job Title: On-Site Youth Advocate
Position Type: Full-time non-exempt (hourly)
Schedule:  Wednesday – Sunday – 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Salary Range: $15.00 – $17.00 hourly, commensurate with experience
Benefits Package: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, retirement, PTO, holiday pay
Reports to: Sol House Program Manager

SUMMARY:  Builds therapeutic relationships and provides intensive supervision of youth residing in Sol House and The Loft as needed, in order to assist them in achieving housing stability, recovery from complex trauma, setting and reaching personal goals, family reunification and/or independent self-sufficiency.

Focus area duties and responsibilities – On-site Youth Advocate:

  • Provide supervision of program residents on-site at Sol House, The Loft, Life House and/or in the community to ensure the safety and well-being of
  • Conduct regular bed checks to ensure the safety of residents.
  • Maintain clear communication with Sol House program staff to facilitate consistent, appropriate responses to youth
  • Assist in household disputes and conflict resolution between residents in order to foster a safe, positive living
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed; respond to crisis situations following outlined procedures including proper notification, documentation, and programmatic follow
  • Monitor progress toward established goals and action steps outlined in the Independent Living Plan to assist youth to move toward stabilization, independent living, and self-sufficiency.
  • Maintain the daily routine, supervise chores, assist in meal planning and preparation, assist with light cleaning and other household tasks as
  • Ensure compliance with regulations per DHS license, including administration of medications, case note documentation, safety planning, room checks,
  • Ensure that Safe Harbor program recordkeeping and reporting systems are accurately maintained; complete progress notes and program-related reporting as
  • Engage youth in positive peer relations, group building, recreational and leisure time activities and outings; with input from youth, Life House team members, and community partners develop and implement support groups and group
  • If necessary, utilize personal vehicle, in good working order, to transport clients to appointments as
  • Maintain confidentiality of all client

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 / On-site Youth Advocate
102 W 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802

or Email HR@life-house.org
Subject: On-site Youth Advocate

Northern Lights Housing Case Manager

Job Title: Northern Lights Housing Case Manager
Position Type: Full-time non-exempt (hourly),
Schedule: Monday through Friday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm with occasional evening and weekends
Salary Range: $16.00 – $18.00 hourly, commensurate with experience
Benefits Package: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, short-term disability, and retirement plan 
Reports to: Community Housing Program Manager and Program Director

SUMMARY:  Builds therapeutic relationships with homeless youth ages 18-24, and their children, enrolled in the Northern Lights Safe Harbor Housing Program in order to assist them in achieving housing stability and recovery from the harms of commercial sexual exploitation. Provides case management services to address multiple complex needs and reduce barriers, including referrals to other Life House programs and/or community resources.

 Focus area duties and responsibilities – Case Manager – Housing:

  • Meet with youth/heads of households to determine housing eligibility, service preferences and assess barriers to successful tenancy.
  • In conjunction with 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 housing goals.
  • Provide case management and support to homeless youth enrolled in the Northern Lights Program, providing services and supervision on-site to assist residents in accessing needed services in the community; utilize personal vehicle, in good working order, to transport clients to appointments as indicated.
  • Assists youth to obtain benefits they are or may be eligible for, such as Medical Assistance, General Assistance, Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income, food support, child care/respite, etc.
  • Assist youth in maintaining their subsidized housing unit by completing all subsidy requirements, within 14 days of any changes (income / household size), and annually thereafter.
  • Meet with youth at least once / week (more often when needed), including home visits, to monitor progress and /or barriers toward achieving Independent Living Plan goals and to ensure proper housekeeping and condition of apartment.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed and/or when requested by property management; address disputes or differences between residents and property management; assist in household disputes and conflict resolution between residents.
  • Ensure that Housing Program recordkeeping and reporting systems (i.e. Apricot) are accurately maintained; complete progress notes and program-related reporting as required.
  • Facilitate Circles of Security parenting curriculum to all interested parenting youth in the program.

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 / Northern Lights Housing Case Manager
102 W 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802

or Email HR@life-house.org
Subject: Northern Lights Housing Case Manager

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.