Our locations are currently open and operational during the COVID-19 situation. Interviews and intakes are being considered on a case by case basis. The safety and health of our residents, staff and families in need are our top priority.
Reach us with general inquiries
Resident mail and packages
Volunteer or apply for an internship
Annual reports and recent newsletters
Notice of privacy for Hope Harbor
Want to join our team? Apply here and change lives!
PO Box 26
Marshall, MN 56258
Fax (888) 291-1697 firstname.lastname@example.org
Site Director Melissa Bruns
PO Box 55
Parker, SD 57053
Fax (888) 291-1697
Site Director Nash Eickholt
Residents may receive mail from those on their contact list. Contact the resident's parent to be added.
Resident mail should be addressed to:
PO Box and Site Address
Families, churches and resident supporters are welcome to send a group gift or donation in honor of an individual resident, to be shared with fellow residents, as often as desired. Residents do not receive care packages or gifts individually.
We may serve teens with severe allergies and past traumas. For safety reasons, we screen incoming donations and request that givers make arrangement with the site prior to sending gifts and packages.
Volunteers pour into Hope Harbor in countless ways. Please pray about how to use your gifts to volunteer with us!
Never underestimate the impact of giving your time, talents and energy!
Direct Care Volunteer Ideas
Your time and attention allows our teens to practice social skills and build positive relationships under the guidance of staff through activities such as:
Indirect Care Volunteer Ideas
Behind the scenes work supports our administration through tasks such as:
Volunteers are vital to this ministry, bringing interests and talents from all walks of life. Our volunteers have a commitment to further God's Kingdom and show the love of Christ to this generation.
You can volunteer one time, occasionally or more. Contact us below to get started!
Internships are available to students from many educational areas. Most applicants at are pursuing higher education in social work, psychology, sociology, criminal justice, education, ministry or related fields.
Hope Harbor offers unpaid internships in a supervised job-shadow capacity with Direct Care Staff in direct-care service. Interns over age 21 may be considered for paid fill-in work if available. There may be opportunity for observation of Group Teaching and Parenting Class. Observation of individual biblical counseling sessions (parent or teen) is limited to students pursuing their masters degree in counseling.
Intern applicants must be: students, currently enrolled in higher education, at least 20 years old, who pass a background check and who are interested in learning about family reconciliation and healing of teens through Jesus Christ in a Christian ministry.
Applicants must mail or email a resume, cover letter and three recommendations, and complete the Volunteer Application online through the link above (or print version below). Applicants are encouraged to include a statement of faith with resume.
Please note that not every site employs a licensed social worker, however local universities have found exception for social work interns. Speak with your professor or have your professor contact us, for clearance.
Job descriptions and open positions available below.
God is faithful to staff our homes with incredible people committed to serving Him as they serve the teens and families in our care.
Working at Hope Harbor is truly a life changing experience. Staff pour into the lives of our clients, community and each other as we grow together. This ministry is a unique experience you won't find anywhere else.
We are always accepting applications for Direct Care Staff at Hope Harbor sites. Direct Care Staff work directly with teens in our locations, serving in a parenting/mentoring role in a ministry that provides family style care in a small setting. Part time and full time positions are available. Direct Care Staff work shifts: weekdays 2:45pm-11:45pm, 11:45pm to 8:30am (awake overnight) and weekends 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am, 12am-8am (awake overnight).
Applicants for all positions must pass a background check, be 21 years of age or older, and have a passion for serving youth in a Christ-filled environment.
Winona Site (girls): Direct Care Staff (full or part time may be available)
Parker Site (boys): Direct Care Staff (full and part time are available)
Marshall Site (girls): Direct Care Staff (Part Time Overnight 2-3 shifts a week currently available and needs to be filled immediately)
We are always accepting applications for employment in all our sites Marshall and Winona (girls) and Parker (boys).
Submit an application for employment as well as a resume and cover letter online through the link below.
Submit materials attention:
Marshall Site Director Melissa Bruns
Winona Site Director Mary Meyer
Parker Site Director Nash Eickholt
Email and Mailing List Privacy Notice
Your privacy is important to us, and we desire to protect it. Hope Harbor maintains an opt-in policy for email communications. We only want to send mail to those who have requested participation or with whom we have an ongoing individual or business relationship.
Your right to control what mailings, if any, you receive from Hope Harbor is important to us. We may include messages from partners or third parties in mailings, but these will come directly from us and we will not share, sell or rent your email address ever.
Hope Harbor residents have the right to have information about them kept private. It is our policy to ensure that operations, activities and affairs of the ministry are kept confidential, unless the sharing of information is required by law, ordered by the court of law, required by the licensing body of the organization or an essential part of the treatment plan or is for the protection of the clients or ministry.
Confidential information includes, but is not limited to: information regarding past, current, and future residents and their families, internal reporting and Hope Harbor’s intellectual property. Release of information to other professionals outside of Hope Harbor may be done only when parent(s)/guardian sign a release form and only by persons authorized on the release form.
Statement Regarding HIPAA
(1) Hope Harbor is not a covered entity under HIPAA and is not required to be HIPAA compliant. (2) Hope Harbor can request information from HIPAA covered entities, and covered entities can release that information via fax or ground mail. HIPAA protected information may not be shared via email. (3) Covered entities may also require a signature of their own HIPAA compliant releases before releasing information.