Organization Summary:

Family Pathways is a 501©3 nonprofit dedicated to working with communities to develop supportive, caring relationships to help people meet their basic needs through the provision of Hunger Relief Services, The Refuge Network (Domestic Abuse Program), Aging Services, Youth Services and Thrift Stores.  


Men’s Advocate, Located in Isanti, Chisago, and Kanabec County

The Refuge Network

Full time (32-40 hours/week) – Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (some nights and weekends)

Must be able to commit to on-call rotation.

Wages $15.00/hour depending on qualifications


Key responsibilities:

The Refuge Network is a program whose mission is to provide supportive services for people who are currently involved or have been in an abusive relationship. Men’s Advocate – Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault advocacy with direct services, criminal and civil court advocacy, crisis intervention, support group facilitation, facilitate trainings and community education around domestic violence and sexual assault, hospital advocacy, child protection visitation supervision. Coordinate and facilitate the men’s batterer’s program. Focus working with male victims but not limited to.


Required skills and abilities:

· Experience providing advocacy

· Excellent communication and listening skills

· Comfortable with public speaking

· Ability to problem solve and multi tasks

· Works well independently or with others

· Works well under pressure



· High school diploma. College degree preferred.

· Valid driver’s license, car insurance and clean driving record

· Ability to pass criminal background check and drug screening


Physical demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle, feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 



This is to affirm Family Pathways policy of providing Equal Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directive and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies.  Family Pathways will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.  Family Pathways also takes affirmative action to employ, and advance in employment protected veterans.


How to apply:

Applicants should mail a cover letter and resume to Family Pathways, 6413 Oak Street, North Branch, MN  55056 or E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls please. Position will be open until filled.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.