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.”
EMERGENCY SHELTER – YOUTH CARE WORKER
DOQ. Full time non-exempt position with excellent benefits. Weekday, evenings, and every other weekend hours. Some holiday hours required.
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.
AA degree in social services, child development, elementary/secondary education and/or related experience preferred.
At least 3 years 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.
Must have valid Driver’s License and pass DHS Background Check.
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
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, or fax at (651) 224-5136. For more information about the Ain Dah Yung Center, visit us at adycenter.org.