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Current Job Openings
We are seeking part-time Youth Care Worker to provide direct care to at-risk youth from 3pm to 11pm rotating every other weekend at the Ain Dah Yung Center’s Emergency Shelter where we provide culturally specific crisis refuge to American Indian youth from ages 5-17 who are homeless, runaway, in a family crisis, or involved with juvenile corrections. Applicants required to be 21 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license. Salary for this position starts at $19.50/hr, depending on experience.
The Ain Dah Yung Center is seeking part-time Youth Care Worker to provide direct care to at-risk youth and young adults from 10pm to 10am Sunday and Monday at the Youth Lodge, where we provide culturally specific crisis refuge to American Indian youth from ages 16 to 21 who have no parental substitute, foster or institutional home to which they can safely go. Applicants required to be 21 years of age or older. Salary for this position starts at $19.50/hr, depending on experience.
Meaning "Our Home" in Ojibwe, Ain Dah Yung Center provides a healing place within the community for American Indian youth and families to thrive in safety and wholeness. The Ninijanisag (Meaning "Our Children") program is a culturally responsive afterschool group for children and teens that specializes in the prevention of suicide, chemical dependency, and commercial tobacco use. This program offers mentoring to American Indian youth teaching them problem-solving, leadership, and communication skills.
The overall goal of the Commercial Tobacco Prevention Advocate within the Ninijanisag program is to decrease the risk factors of commercial tobacco use among participants by engaging them in American Indian cultural education activities centered in the traditional use of tobacco. This position will be responsible for engaging community youth and facilitating groups focused on the prevention of commercial tobacco use through policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change initiatives with youth ranging in ages of 12 -17 years old. In addition, this position will be responsible for outreach to schools, other agencies, and the larger Native community. The salary for this full-time position starts at $40,000 annually depending on experience.