Current Job Openings

Guardian ad Litem: Multiple Positions Available

Location(s): Stanley, Devils Lake, Williston, Wahpeton, Valley City, Fargo, & Bismarck

Job Summary: A Guardian ad Litem (GAL) is assigned by the court to advocate for the best interest of children who typically have been removed from their home due to abuse or neglect.

  • Rewarding part-time job assisting children in your community.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Many duties can be accomplished from your home.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Attend court hearings
  • Review records pertaining to the child
  • Interview children, parents, teachers and other appropriate parties
  • Create a written report, including recommendations to the court

The ideal candidate for this position would have experience with the child welfare and juvenile court systems, have good verbal and written skills, and be very organized. Many of the duties for this position can be accomplished from home. The selected candidate must have a home computer with internet access, a home printer and a cell phone.

Qualifications and Skills

A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a human service, education or related field; or an associate degree in an academic field related to child care, child development, or children’s services and at least three years of experience in the delivery or supervision of child care or children’s services, child development services, or in the education of children.

A thorough criminal background check is required to obtain this position.

Pay: $16.50 – $22.00 per hour

Short Term Care and Assessment Center Staff: Multiple Positions Available

Location(s): Fargo, Bismarck, Minot

Job Summary: Do you have a heart for working with at-risk teens? Youthworks is seeking applicants to provide basic care and supervision for youth at its Short Term Care and Assessment Centers. These positions entail direct supervision of youth, performing initial intakes, being a positive role model, and participating in structured activities. The program is staffed 24-7 on a scheduled basis, with day, evening, and overnight shifts available. Applicants must be at least 20 years of age, be able to pass a background check, and attend mandatory training.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Be at least 20 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • CPR and First Aid certification (training provided)
  • Be reliable and independent.
  • Work some weekends and holidays

Pay: $15.00 – $20.00 per hour

Youth Cultural Achievement Program Mentor

Location: Bismarck

Job Summary: Are you a person who knows how to connect with young people? Do you believe that young people need to be supported, cared for, challenged, given opportunities and shown new possibilities? Do you want a paid opportunity to help struggling youth in Bismarck/Mandan area thrive? Youthworks is looking to hire mentors to provide supportive services to youth in the Bismarck area. Mentors should have strong relational skills and should be adept at managing their own schedules. The ability to receive feedback and maintain confidentiality is a must. Travel in town may be necessary.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Participate in weekly activities outside of the home to expose mentees to new experiences and opportunities, connecting mentees to outside resources
  • Provide emotional, social, and practical support within limits
  • Role model healthy, trusting relationships by using clear communication and setting appropriate boundaries
  • Assist mentees in meeting their individualized goals
  • Acknowledge mentee’s strengths and talents, find opportunities to use them
  • Empower mentees to resolve personal issues through problem-solving model
  • Complete thorough documentation of weekly activities
  • Engage in clear communication with mentee, family, and case manager
  • Participate in pre-match, follow up, and other ongoing trainings
  • Utilize supervision when needed and participate in quarterly meetings
  • Incorporate skills taught in mentor trainings, supervision, and meetings
  • Complete other duties and activities, as assigned


  • Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance needed to operate agency vehicles
  • Ability to commit to group and individual mentoring times—evenings and weekends
  • Individuals identifying as Indigenous are strongly encouraged to apply.

Time Commitment:

Mentors are asked to commit to a year of mentoring. Each mentoring match has a minimum expectation of 1 hour per week. Mentors can have multiple mentees at the same time. Afterschool program mentoring may also be available. Afternoon, evening, and weekend availability is required.

Pay: $15 per hour

Mentors will be paid for one-to-one support, group participation, training, supervision, and meetings.

Youth Engagement Specialist

Location: Minot, ND

Job Summary:

Youthworks is seeking applicants for the youth engagement specialist position. Your role would be to provide mentoring and support for homeless youth in the Minot area. We are looking for motivated individuals who can commit to spend 1:1 time with youth in a mentoring capacity as well as help with group or team-based activities. Young adults with lived experience of homelessness are strongly encouraged to apply. College students majoring in social work or a related field are also encouraged to apply.


  • Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Valid ND driver’s license and insurance needed to operate agency vehicles
  • You must be at least 21 years old

Time Commitment:

Work time varies based on individual schedules and may be 8 – 10 hours per week

Pay: $15 per hour

Mentors will be paid for 1:1 support, group participation, training, supervision, and meetings.

How to Apply

You may fill out application below, or drop off in person @ 315 S Main St, STE 105 | Minot, ND 58701

You can also email your resume to Tesa Curtiss @