One third of the people who live in the city of Duluth are living in poverty or are considered to be working poor. Community Action Duluth is doing whatever it takes to help people who are struggling to cover basic needs.

Job Openings

Financial, Education and Employment Coach

Position Description
This position will have an emphasis on working with people who have a long-term goal of homeownership.  You will also work with participants in advancing their employment and educational goals.

You will put participants first in everything you do, by exemplifying radical hospitality (empathy, kindness and patience) while recruiting and helping retain participants (with a strong focus on households of color and indigenous households) interested in gaining long-term financial security.

Our processes are customer-driven and tailored to each individual or family. This self-motivated position requires the ability to be a skilled collaborator, adaptable, solution-oriented and engaging.  A strong understanding of cultural competence and the challenges of poverty is key.

This is a grant-funded, full-time position.  This position is non-exempt with flexible work-hour options that span between 7:00am-8:30pm Monday – Friday.  Full organizational benefits offered.  The nature of this position may include some weekend hours.

You will work directly with other coaching staff, and closely with additional program staff to ensure that participants are getting assistance across all service areas.

Compensation range starts at $16.80/hour.

Please send resume, cover letter and 3 references to    
Insert “Coach” in the subject line. Please indicate how you heard about the position.
Mail:  Community Action Duluth
Attention:  Merle Peterson, HR Director
2424 West Fifth St, Suite 102
Duluth, MN 55806

Position is open until filled.  Resumes will be reviewed beginning on February 14, 2018

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Community Action Duluth is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We believe that diversity of background and perspective are strengths, and seek to continue to grow a diverse, highly committed, skilled, and collaborative staff. 

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