EMERGENCY SHELTER – YOUTH CARE WORKER

AIN DAH YUNG CENTER
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.”

SALARY:

DOQ. Full time non-exempt position with excellent benefits. Weekday, evenings, and every other weekend hours. Some holiday hours required.

SUMMARY:

Primary responsibilities include assisting team members with overall operations of shelter facility and responsible for the direct care, behavior management and supervision to shelter residents, ages 5-17. This includes; monitoring personal hygiene, health, medication administration, client intakes and discharges, meal preparation, kitchen clean-up and maintenance, assistance with the planning and facilitation of daily cultural & physical activities for the youth. Will facilitate house meetings, talking circles and table time. Reports directly to Shelter Coordinator and assists other staff as needed.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

AA degree in social services, child development, elementary/secondary education and/or related experience preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

At least 3 years of experience working with youth in a residential, therapeutic, group or classroom setting. Must have experience working with youth with a variety of emotional, personal or social concerns. Knowledge of the Native American culture, values, and family systems preferred.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants required to be 21 years of age per DHS Licensure.
Must have valid Driver’s License and pass DHS Background Check.

CLOSING DATE: December 5th, 2019

If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Jill Ross at [email protected] or mail to Ain Dah Yung Center, 1089 Portland Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55104. For more information about the Ain Dah Yung Center, visit us at adycenter.org.