Youth Housing Coordinator
What Boys & Girls Aid can offer you:
- A commitment to your professional development through enhanced trainings 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 who are in foster care, are involved with juvenile justice, or are experiencing homelessness
What you’ll do as a Youth Housing Coordinator for The Nest Program:
- Provide trauma-informed care to vulnerable youth who are less than 10 years of age
- Implement our Core Service Principles to ensure the best possible care for youth
- Oversee the Nest Stabilization Home and related operations, supervises Youth Care Specialists and the clients they serve, and ensures follow through of daily/weekly/monthly programming
- Work with a team of Therapeutic Care Counselors and Skills Trainers to help youth succeed in their daily lives and prepare for their futures
- Teach youth skills for communication, relationships, personal empowerment and overall well-being
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 Degree (BA/BS) in relevant a field (such as social work, psychology, sociology, early childhood development etc.) and three (3) years of experience OR a Master’s degree with one year of experience. Some of the relevant experience may have resulted from work, internships, or volunteering with young children.
- 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.
All cultures, races, disabilities, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities are welcome at Boys & Girls Aid.
Position Open Until Filled
Please apply online at www.boysandgirlsaid.org/about-us/careers/