Ruth's House

Ruth's House


Employment Opportunities

We are currently looking for…

Part-Time Family Advocate

Who We Are

Ruth’s House provides transitional shelter and support for women and children in crisis. Domestic violence, poverty, addiction, health challenges, or other issues can lead to homelessness or feeling unsafe in one’s home. Ruth’s House mission is Empowering lives, offering hope through transitional housing and support.

Why You’ll Love Working Here

At Ruth’s House we are passionate about helping the women and children we serve, the work we do, and most importantly having fun while doing it. 

As a Family Advocate said “I love being here and I love being able to interact with residents. I think that the impact they’ve had on me has been more significant than I have on them.”

Typical Day in the Life

A typical shift as a Family Advocate might include the following

  • Getting resident supplies from the basement
  • Playing peek-a-boo with a child 
  • Have lunch with a resident
  • Answer the phone
  • Help the resident fill out necessary paperwork
  • Listen to a resident share their store
  • Light housekeeping
  • Recording donations
  • Maintaining safety in the house
  • Models healthy communication

No day is the same at Ruth’s House.

Who You Are

  • Highschool Graduate
  • Willing to commute to Faribault, MN
  • Compassion for helping families in crisis find stability
  • You are flexible and willing to adapt to change
  • Self-motivated and willing to work independently
  • You hold yourself to the highest professional standards and maintain strict boundaries

Compensation and How to Apply

Pay is $15 per hour, You can apply by sending a resume via email or by via postal mail to:

Ruth’s House
PO Box 593
Faribault, MN 55021

If you have any questions, please call us at 507-334-5043 or e-mail

What to Expect Next

We’ll be in touch! If you look like the right fit for our position someone will be reaching out to schedule a phone interview with you the learn more about your interests and goals.