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

Benefits Outreach Specialist: Health Insurance + Food Support Enrollment

Benefits Outreach is designed to assist families and individuals to enroll and access affordable health insurance options and food support benefits through MNSure and SNAP.

The Position
The Benefits Outreach Specialist, is a grant funded, full-time, 40 hours/week position. Work hours are generally Monday – Friday between the hours of 7:00am-5:00pm, but may vary to include some occasional evenings and weekend hours as dictated by public events, meetings and trainings. Hourly wage $16/hour. Benefits include: PTO, holiday pay, health, dental and life insurance, 403b with company match option and access to an Employee Assistance Program.

Application Deadline
Sunday July 9, 2017

Applications will not be considered without cover letter, resume and 3 professional references. Please send materials via e-mail to and put “Benefits Outreach Specialist” in the subject line. Please also indicate how you heard about the position opening.

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Childcare Staff

Community Action Duluth prides itself on creating an accessible and welcoming environment for the families who engage with us. A large part of that, is providing a family-friendly environment where parents can engage in learning, training and civic life while their children are being cared for in meaningful and engaging ways. Our childcare staff make that possible.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Greet and welcome all children, volunteers and project staff with empathy, kindness, patience and service
    • Work to understand children’s experiences, and be open and responsive to needs
  • Return messages and respond to communication from the Childcare Coordinator promptly
  • Represent yourself as a positive role model, and Community Action Duluth as a positive organization at all times
  • Handle complaints and criticism from participants and constituents politely and with grace

This position is part-time and best described as “on-call with notice.”

Applications will be taken until positions are filled. Please send an e-mail outlining why you are interested in working with children and connected to our mission. Please also include your contact information. You may submit a resume, but it is not required. E-mails can be sent to and put “Childcare Provider” in the subject line. Please also indicate how you heard about the position opening.

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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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