Huck House is Hiring!


Since 1970, Huck House has been opening doors for Central Ohio’s youth. We shelter, support, and guide youth facing challenges with hope and opportunity. Our vision is a community where all youth thrive, no matter their journey. We show up each day to live our values – with youth and with our co-workers: 

Advocacy – We champion youth experiencing challenge and we promise to elevate their needs in our community with dignity and respect.

Solace – The housing we provide is more than a roof over their heads, it is a safe haven where youth can heal, recover, and grow.

Authenticity – We meet youth where they are, build connections, and are adaptable in our approach to navigate their unique needs and circumstances.

Compassion – All are welcome through our doors, regardless of their backgrounds, with a spirit of inclusivity and belonging.

Impact – Our programs are informed by the lived experiences of the youth we serve, our decisions are based on research and data, and we are innovative leaders in our fulfillment of mission.

We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefits. What you can expect from Huckleberry House: 

  • An organization structure that guarantees support from your immediate supervisor, team members, and the entire collaborative management team
  • Professional development opportunities tailored to your goals
  • Generous PTO schedule
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Short term disability
  • Parental leave policy
  • No on-call expectations (management team excluded)
  • Mileage reimbursement for community based work


If you are looking for a place where your expertise will make an impact and be celebrated by your co-workers, we hope you will consider joining our team.

Assessment Specialist/Crisis Case Manager

Crisis Program

Huckleberry House is seeking a full-time Crisis Case Manager to conduct high quality, diagnostic, clinical assessments for clients. The Case Manager will provide crisis intervention, counseling (skill building), case management services, and direct supervision to youth, ages 12-17, participating in the crisis program. For more information about this position, click here. See below to apply.

Human Resource Manager


Huckleberry House is seeking a full-time Human Resource Manager responsible for collaborating with management on all human resource milestones in the employee life cycle, including hiring, onboading, evaluating, compensating, and terminating agency staff.  The full job description is available here.

Crime Victim Specialist

Transitional Living Program

Huckleberry House is seeking a full-time Crime Victim Specialist to provide comprehensive crime victim education and advocacy for all youth seeking services.  The pull job description is Available Here

Crisis Intervention Specialist (CIS)

Crisis Program

Huckleberry House is seeking to hire individuals to work directly with teens in our Crisis Shelter. P/T position with flexible schedule.

Crisis Intervention Specialist Job Description Click to view

Crisis Intervention Specialist Job Description,  Over Night, Click Here.

Effective November 1 2023, it is recommended but not required that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19.

To apply, mail resume to:

Human Resources,
1421 Hamlet Street,
Columbus, OH 43201

Fax: 614-294-6109

It is the policy of Huckleberry House to provide a harassment-free and equal employment opportunity work environment for all applicants and employees. Huckleberry House is committed to complying with all applicable federal, state and local regulations which provide protection from discrimination for various groups of applicants and employees.

Items we need:

Clothing and Personal Items

  • Underwear
  • Sweatpants (Youth M – Adult XXL)
  • Sweatshirts (Youth M – Adult XXL)
  • Shorts (Youth M – Adult XXL)
  • T-shirts (Youth M – Adult XXL)
  • Socks
  • Wallets
  • Earbuds

          Please note that we are unable to accept any used clothing items.

General Supplies

  • Composition notebooks/journals
  • Adult coloring books
  • Colored pencils
  • Art supplies
  • “Smell goods” (i.e. Bath & Body Works)

Toiletries and Hygiene Products

  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo and conditioner*
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Body soap*
  • Tootbrushes and toothpaste*
  • Brushes and combs
  • Ethnic hair care products

    The * denotes that the item must be in a full size bottle.

Misellaneous Items

  • Baby items
  • Pillows
  • Solid color twin comforters and sheet sets
  • Kitchen utensils, general cleaning and laundry supplies, picture frames
  • Non-perishable food items for youth outreach (crackers, cup of soup, fruit snacks, chips)
  • Gift cards from $5 to $25 for fast food restaurants, grocery stores, gas stations
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