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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

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.

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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.

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Grant Writer, Full-Time: is part of a five person development team. The grant writer will be responsible for researching, writing, and coordinating the grant application process, tracking, and grant reporting.

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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.

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Director of Finance and Administration: is responsible for directing and enhancing the organization’s internal processes and critical infrastructure to support the mission. Specifically, the Director of Finance and Administration oversees and is responsible for all accounting, financial management, human resources, nonprofit administration, and operations of the agency.

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