Emergency Bed Program Coordinator

Employment Status



Open until filled


Des Moines


The Emergency Bed Program Coordinator will provide intensive one-on-one case management services to nine young adults, 18-22, who are experiencing homelessness and residing in the Youth Opportunity Center Emergency Bed program. Duties will include admission of participants, informal and formal assessment of self-sufficiency needs, assisting participants in goal setting, providing individual assistance and guidance to participants while promoting self-efficacy.  In addition, the Coordinator will provide crisis intervention and make referrals to appropriate agencies/individuals for services as needed. The Coordinator may take on youth advocate duties by supervising and caring for participants and potential participants during assigned hours as needed.


A full job description is available within the application process.



A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, or related field is required.

One year of experience in programs which serve youth in addition to some supervisory or leadership experience is required.


For more information, please contact Elizabeth Patten at

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE