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Why Work At Avenues

Avenues partners with youth experiencing homelessness to achieve their dreams. We strive to do that in a safe and nurturing environment through a social justice lens. Through such service, Avenues seeks to support youth and young families while they define their experiences, life dreams and futures. Our work takes into account historical trauma, systems of oppression and intersectionality while being grounded in the power of resiliency, healing and community.

Our work is grounded by the 9 Evidence-based Principles to Help Youth Overcome Homelessness.

Our Values

Equity
Community
Respect + Dignity
Trust
Liberation
  Anti-Oppression






Current Openings

Director of Finance and Administration

You are a Finance professional skilled at all non-profit finance functions. You have strong attention to detail while relating financial information in every-day language. You work strategically with leadership and the Board to create growth strategies for a secure future. You have a passion for social justice and for partnering with youth who are experiencing homelessness to achieve their dreams. Is this YOU? Avenues for Homeless Youth invites you to work with us as our Finance and Operations Director. As a key member of our leadership team, this role offers you the opportunity to work with a passionate, mission-drive team and shape the future of a vibrant agency. Come join our financially secure non-profit, celebrating 25 years of innovation, growth, and success.

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Youth Outreach Support, ConneQT: is primarily responsible for providing outreach, direct support and resources to young LGBTQI+ people experiencing housing instability and
working with the youth who are/were participating in ConneQT or are interested in applying for ConneQT, helping them identify and pursue personal goals and assisting them in accessing community resources and future housing. Learn more here.


Youth Support Specialist, Part-Time: will provide a positive community environment to help youth heal from the trauma they have experienced and prepare them to secure and maintain stable housing of their choice. Learn more here.


Licensed Mental Health Therapist, Part-Time: will provide mental health services to youth ages 16-21 and families as needed at Avenues' Shelter and Transitional Housing Programs in North Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park. Learn more here.


Youth Support Specialist, On-Call: will provide a positive community environment to help youth heal from the trauma they have experienced and prepare them to secure and maintain stable housing of their choice. Learn More Here.