Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

YOUTH PROGRAM STAFF

Assist with after-school and summer programming for school aged youth living at affordable housing communities throughout the Twin Cities.  This position requires regular interaction with youth and families from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Essential Functions:
  • Supervise students K-8th grade in age-appropriate activities
  • Collaborate with coworkers and community partners to provide a safe and enjoyable experience to all program participants
  • Provide homework help to students
  • Develop daily curriculum
  • Assist in special programs and activities

Qualifications:
  • Experience working with and leading youth in a group setting
  • Knowledge of youth development principles
  • Ability and interest in working with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Self-directed, motivated, organized, creative and energetic
  • Strong communication and mediation skills
  • Ability to perform a variety of physical activities with program participants which may include, but is not limited to, walking, standing for long periods of time, running, throwing, swimming and lifting up to 50 lbs.

How to Apply:
If you are interested, please contact Perry Lofquist at perry@opportunityneighborhood.org.



AMES AFTER HOURS VOLUNTEERS

We are seeking adult volunteers for Ames After Hours, a free after-school program for K-5th grade children who live at Ames Lake Neighborhood, an affordable housing community on St. Paul's Eastside.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to develop positive relationships with children through homework help and fun activities. Volunteers are needed Mondays-Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. and are required to pass a background check.

If you are interested, please contact Kacee Moua at kacee@opportunityneighborhood.org or 651-259-4370.



COURTESY STAFF

This part-time position is responsible for patrolling housing complexes in the evenings, deterring nuisance activities, building rapport with residents, completing daily logs, responding to resident calls, helping with onsite programs and attending meetings.

Applicants should have experience in community building, case management, and/or security. Ability to work alone, be a self-starter and excellent problem solver. Ability to work evenings and/or weekends and have reliable transportation. Commitment to work at least one year after training.  $13-$15/hour.

If you are interested, please contact Perry Lofquist at perry@opportunityneighborhood.org.