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Family Coach (Contractual)




To start, please download the Model Cities Employment Application


Organization: Model Cities of St. Paul, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating transformational, community-driven opportunities that address root causes of racial and socio-economic inequities. Founded in 1967, our mission is to promote social and economic prosperity by providing access to opportunities that stabilize and develop families and communities. Model Cities provides an array of services including those that address barriers related to homelessness, affordable housing and homeownership, economic development, personal wealth and asset building and youth development.


Our organization is committed to promoting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace, which ensures our services respond effectively to the evolving needs of our community. Our Board, leadership team and staff are broadly representative of the 65% BIPOC communities we serve.


Salary: $25 per hour (all inclusive)


Job Summary:The Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood (SPNN) has engaged Model Cities of St. Paul to carry out Family Coaching services to assist SPPN in meeting the terms and conditions of the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood Legislative Grant.  Model Cities will provide wrap around services that aim to reduce multigenerational poverty through increased supports for families. Coaches will provide opportunities to reduce inequalities while improving outcomes for students and families that increase their likelihood to maintain stability and support learning.


Family coaches will monitor, support and connect families to culturally specific community-based services and activities that help them prevent crisis and learn how to successfully navigate challenging life situations that impact their children’s ability to learn. Coaching services will be tailored to meet the immediate needs of the family and are intended to reduce children’s absences from school, while also increasing family stability.



  • Baccalaureate degree or at least 5 years of progressive experience working with families and children or a related human services field.
  • Previous experience working with “highly mobile “populations, a plus.
  • Applicant must have a good driving record, a valid Minnesota driver’s license and valid auto insurance as required by Model Cities.
  • Applicant must also be able to transport clients as needed for activities and upon contracting, be able to meet requirements of a DHS Net Study background check.


How to Apply:


Send cover letter, resume, and two professional references to:

Attn: Youth Services Manager

Model Cities, Inc.

839 University Ave West

St. Paul, MN 55104

Fax: 651-293-1928


OR e-mail to:


Model Cities is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

No telephone calls please.




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(651) 632-8350