Relief Youth Care Counselor- Neighborhood
What Boys & Girls Aid can offer you:
“All cultures, races, disabilities, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities are welcome at Boys & Girls Aid.”
- A commitment to your professional development through enhanced training on a wide range of topics including Trauma-Informed Care, attachment, and best practice approaches
- A focus on your health and well-being, including medical and dental coverage, that includes alternative, holistic care, and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
- An opportunity to promote social justice for youth in its programs who have behavioral issues or a history of trauma
What you’ll do as a Relief Youth Care Counselor:
- Provides role-modeling behavior, facilitates appropriate communications, models and develops suitable problem solving and conflict resolution skills for youth.
- Maintains accurate documentation, records, and files in accordance with quality assurance standards; documents daily activities and services provided
- Provides individual and group skill-building activities to youth as assigned or when needed
- Documents incidents, run reports, and other emergency situations, and immediately notifies Case Manager and/or Supervisor
- Maintains efficient scheduling and transportation of youth to medical, dental, and other necessary appointments, including pre-scheduling vehicles by way of usage logs
Who we are:
Since 1885, Boys & Girls Aid has improved the lives of Oregon’s most vulnerable children and youth through our foster care, adoption, and residential programs. Our goal is to ensure that children and youth ages 0-24 find permanent connections, stable families and safe places to live. The Youth Housing Coordinator plays a vital role in achieving this goal. If you have a desire to help our community’s young people while continuously learning and taking on new challenges, then the Youth Housing Coordinator position may be a great fit for you.
- Bachelor’s or Associate degree OR two (2) years of experience in a social service, mental health, or care giving setting which may have resulted from work, internships or volunteering, OR related experience where skills necessary to perform the job is demonstrated, OR any combination of education and experience with children, youth, young adults or the special needs population, equivalent to two (2) years of experience.
- Must be able to provide appropriate services and interact appropriately with people from diverse socio-economic, racial, ethnic, and other cultural groups.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license from state of residence (Oregon or Washington), personal automobile liability insurance, reliable personal transportation, and pass a DMV driving record check.
- Must successfully pass pre-employment reference checks, criminal background check, including fingerprinting.
Position Open Until Filled