Outreach Assistant


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3455 Bloomington AvenueMinneapolis, MN 55407


HOME Line is seeking an intern to assist with community outreach in the Somali Community.

Primary duties may include:

  • Identify and develop collaborative relationship with community agencies throughout Minnesota that work with Somali speaking renters.
  • Recruit volunteers who can speak Somali and are culturally proficient to provide tenant advocacy through the tenant hotline services.
  • Provide outreach to the Somali-speaking community in order to identify tenant issues affecting the community and to connect Somali-speaking renters to the tenant hotline for services and support.
  • Translate HOME Line materials into Somali, and provide interpreting for HOME Line community organizing and advocacy meetings when needed.
  • Assist HOME Line in adapting our rental advocacy programs to the specific needs of Somali speaking renters.


  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English and verbal fluency with Somali required.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours as needed.
  • Access to transportation is extremely helpful, but not required.
  • Effective public speaking skills and excellent phone skills.
  • Individuals with legal, organizing, or housing backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience working with and understanding of the issues important to urban, rural, low-income communities, communities of color, and other oppressed and/or vulnerable populations.


  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach
  • Translation
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 hours per week preferred
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