Boys & Girls Aid
  • 12-Mar-2021 to 12-Apr-2021 (PST)
  • STEP
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $14.79 - $16.25
  • Hourly
  • Full Time 30-40hrs

Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D, Flexible Time Off (FTO), Health Pay, Holiday Pay, 403(b) Retirement Plan

All cultures, races, disabilities, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities are welcome at Boys & Girls Aid.

Essential Functions:

Performing the following will involve travel, including driving, to various locations.

  • Overall supervision of youth in program is assigned.
  • Provide role-modeling behavior, facilitate appropriate communications, model and develop suitable problem solving and conflict resolution skills for youth, supervise and monitor the whereabouts of Assures that youth adhere to specified standards of conduct, assuring appropriate youth interactions and interceding as necessary.
  • Maintainaccurate documentation, records and files in accordance with quality assurance standards. Document daily activities and services provided.
  • Provide Individual and Group Skill Building activities to youth as assigned or needed.
  • Plan and supervise recreational activities for youth, both on-site and in the community.
  • Document incidents, run reports, and other emergency situations, and immediately notify Case Manager and/or Supervisor.
  • Provide on-time and accurate distribution and documentation of prescription medications to youth.
  • Maintain efficient scheduling and transportation of youth to medical, dental and other necessary This includes pre-scheduling vehicles by way of usage logs.
  • Plan and follow-through on details to meet the interests of youth and program Implement behavior management systems (point sheets, level system, etc.). Maintain consistency with program/Agency rules, routines and policies.
  • Maintain clear and respectful communication with other staff, youth, family members, foster parents and outside community partners.
  • Provide appropriate supervision of groups of youths, as determined by ratio standards, before, after school, and at other times when the youth are not in school.
  • Work with counselors and foster parents to provide additional assistance and support services to youth, counselors and foster parents as requested, including providing general errands, as necessary.
  • Coordinate and provide transportation of youth to and from school or other appointments.
  • Prepare youth for court hearings and attend court as needed with youth.
  • Develop daily activities with youth based on age, capability and interest.
  • Participate in provided training, support and communication with other program Participate in trainings as required.


Secondary Functions:

  • Assist other programs when needed in a similar capacity.
  • Assist other shelter programs when needed.

Qualifications and Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to provide appropriate services and interact appropriately with people from diverse socio-economic, racial, ethnic, and other cultural groups.

Bachelor's Degree or 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 years.

  • Requires the ability to manage multiple and conflicting tasks requiring excellent organizational skill, as well as the ability to use diplomacy during difficult circumstances.
  • Requires the ability to drive a 12-passenger van.

Additional Requirements/Preferences, including Licenses and/or Certifications:


  • Must possess a valid driver's license from state of residence (Oregon or Washington), personal automobile liability insurance, and pass a DMV driving record check.
  • Must meet the driving requirements under the Agency Safe Driving Policy, and maintain a good driving record that is eligible for coverage by the agency's current insurance provider.
  • Must successfully pass the Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check and, if applicable, fingerprinting.
  • Must be able to pass the pre-employment reference checks.
  • Must be able to provide official grade transcripts, including the education level, from all educational institutions mentioned in the education section of the employment application.
  • Must be able to provide a copy of his/her own social security card for W-4 documentation.
  • Must be able to provide applicable documentation(s) for I-9 in order to establish identity and authorization to work in the US.
  • Must maintain First Aid and CPR certifications.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Interactions with individuals that can be unpredictable, some personal risks while performing assigned duties.
  • May work in outside weather conditions.
  • May transport up to 5 youths unaided.
  • May work alone on some shifts.
  • Will work with youths that are involved with the juvenile justice systems, either pre- adjudicated or adjudicated.
  • Must be able to lift and transport up to 25 to 30 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • Stands, walks, bends, stoops, and sits in front of a computer screen keyboarding on a consistent basis.
  • You may be asked to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

Note: This job description is representative of the major position requirements and is not intended to be all-inclusive.

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