Ain Dah Yung Center – Weekend Evening Youth Care Worker

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

“The Ain Dah Yung Center provides a healing place within the community
for American Indian youth and families to thrive in safety and wholeness.”


DOE. Part-time on-call hourly position. No benefits. Hours vary within our day/evening/overnight and weekend shifts. May be asked to work holidays. Requires flexibility in schedule. May be able to cross train with other ADYC facilities for additional hours.


Primary responsibilities include providing security and responding to Residents’ needs and enforcing the guest policies at the front desk of Mino Oski Ain Dah Yung, a 42 unit permanent supportive housing program for youth ages 18– 24 years old.


A minimum of a high school diploma or GED is required. AA degree in social services, child development, elementary/secondary education or related field preferred.


  • A minimum of 1 year experience working with youth in a residential, therapeutic, group or classroom setting.
  • Excellent organizational and communication (verbally & written) skills.
  • Strong people skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds and ability to climb several levels of stairs.
  • Must have experience working with youth with a variety of emotional, personal or social concerns.
  • Provide corrective interactions around enforcement of Mino Oski rules, policies & procedures.
  • Provide security monitoring of the building inside and out, with rounds several times per shift.
  • Establish and maintain positive and appropriate relationships with residents.
  • Respond & provide assistance with emergency situations and crisis intervention including de-escalation and if necessary calling the authorities & appropriate staff.
  • Knowledge of the Native American culture, values and family systems preferred.
  • Cognizant and sensitivity to the needs of homeless youth, at-risk families and to the needs of the American Indian Community is a must. American Indian candidates encouraged to apply.
  • Set up and secure the after hours desk as needed and appropriate.
  • Ability to use: Office equipment including telephone systems, multifunction copier, MS Office and Outlook and learn the use of security camera and door system software.

Experience working with youth who exhibit varying degrees of difficult behavior in a residential, therapeutic, group or classroom setting. Knowledge of the Native American culture, values, and family systems preferred.


Must be at least 21 years or older and pass DHS Background Check.

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Jill Ross at [email protected] or For more information about the Ain Dah Yung Center, visit us at