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.



The controller is the senior finance position reporting to the Executive Director and is responsible for oversiing all financial and operational functions of the agency. For more information, click here.


Crisis Program Coordinator

Crisis Program

The Crisis Program Coordinator supports and assists the Crisis Program Manager with the day to day operations of the Crisis Shelter Program, including the direct supervision of Crisis Intervention Specialists. Click here to view.


Youth Outreach Specialist

Youth Outreach Program

The Youth Outreach Specialist works with a team to seek out high risk teens in the community who are disconnected from resources and to address their immediate needs. This can include improving behavioral and physical health, providing employment and educational opportunities, and/or reunifiction of families or helping youth find safe, alternative housing. Click to view.

Housing Coordinator

Transitional Living Program

Huckleberry House is seeking an individual responsible for the day-to-day activities and operations of the various housing projects at Kenmore Square and Jeffeson Place. This individual will provide supervision and support to Community Support staff and the Jefferson Place Community Coordinator.  Click to view

Crisis Intervention Specialist

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

Community Support Assistant (CSA)

Housing Program

Huckleberry House is seeking to hire individuals to work directly with youth in our Housing Program. P/T position with flexible schedule.

Community Support Assistant Job Description Click to view

Effective August 20, 2021, all employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

To apply, mail resume to:

Human Resources,
1421 Hamlet Street,
Columbus, OH 43201

Fax: 614-294-6109

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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