#10-13c Overnight Relief Youth Care Counselor

Company: 

Boys & Girls Aid

Location: 

Portland, OR

 

Job Title: #10-13c Overnight Relief Youth Care Counselor

Employer: Boys & Girls Aid

Contact Information: Elise Ruiz-Horn at 503-222-9661 or humanresources@boysandgirlsaid.org

Address: 018 SW Boundary Ct, Portland, OR 97123

Web Site:  https://www.boysandgirlsaid.org/careers

Job Location: Portland, OR

Salary/Wages: $12.40/hr. - $13.63/hr.

Job Type: Part-time

Job Description:

  • Join a dynamic, high quality, fast paced nonprofit organization committed to building connections for a lifetime to improve the well-being of children for over 130 years. 
  • Regardless of age of background, we believe children belong in families that are permanent and stable. 
  • While every child deserves a family, not every child has a family. 
  • Between the ages of 0 to 23, we have a focus on making sure every child has a lifelong adult connected to their future.
  • We are the only organization in Oregon committed to this lifelong connection.
  • Every job is important to us in our belief and focus in this power of permanent, stable families.
  • The Relief Youth Care Counselor plays a vital role in this commitment.
  • Overnight Relief position covering 2 or more shifts in Hillsboro, possibility to pick up additional shifts at two other shelters located in SE Portland.
  • Supervise and interact with residents to maintain their safety, security and wellbeing; assist youth in meeting individual needs and develop life skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) in a relevant field, or two years' experience working with youth which may have resulted from work, internships or volunteering or combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Knowledge/experience with child welfare, juvenile justice, or crisis intervention is helpful.

Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to provide appropriate services and interact appropriately with people from diverse socio-economic, racial, ethnic, and other cultural groups, considering their needs and impact of the interaction.
  • 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, if applicable, fingerprinting.
  • Please apply online at www.boysandgirlsaid.org/about-us/careers/
  • We are an equal opportunity employer, including veteran and/or disability status