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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.
Family Advocate & Engagement Specialist: provides case management to young families who have been referred by coordinated entry services and are participating in the Avenues for Young Families Program (AYF). This position helps the young adults identify and pursue life goals, supporting them as they develop new skills, and assisting them in accessing community resources to stay stably housed. Learn more here.
Youth Advocate Engagement Specialist, Shelter and Transitional Housing: The Youth Advocate Engagement Specialist will coordinate care, support individualized goal-planning for ten youth ages 16 to 21 who are living in a 21-bed Shelter and Transitional Living Program. The goals of this position is to help youth find housing stability, work on education, employment, physical and mental health, life skills, and healthy relationship goals. 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.
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.