Youth Services

Do Work that Matters: Equip Youth to Improve Their Lives

We’re looking for employees who have a heart for young people and want to help them achieve their hopes and dreams. Here, you can put your values to work every day. Great career opportunities are available across the state. Get started in a meaningful career with us!

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Working with young people is as challenging as it is rewarding! Our LSS Youth workers support the healthy development of youth, provide supportive shelter and housing options for youth experiencing homelessness, work to restore and strengthen families, and help set youth on a path to success. Youth workers provide a positive relationship with a caring adult that youth can view as an ongoing resource and advocate to positively impact their life.

This is not your "typical" Monday to Friday job. You will not be bored working in Youth Services! Begin your career as a Senior Youth Worker and receive:

  • Flexible schedules
  • Paid training – no experience necessary
  • Supportive teams and managers
  • Opportunities to advance and grow your career

In one day, you could make a difference in the lives of youth by helping them:

  • Access adequate food, shelter, and basic needs
  • Develop a plan to continue their education
  • Look for an apartment
  • Create a budget, develop a resume, or apply for jobs
  • Learn independent living skills
  • Gain knowledge on how to develop healthy relationships, and
  • So much more!

Youth workers also have opportunities to make presentations in the community, with volunteers, and other social service organizations.

What sets LSS apart?

Our employee vision is for all employees to have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives. We’re also proud to be named a 2018 Top Workplace in Minnesota – a special designation that recognizes organizations whose employees give them high marks as a great place to work.

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is a faith-based organization that serves and employs people of all cultures and faith traditions. Employment opportunities are available to all regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age.