Boys & Girls Aid
  • 02-Apr-2021 to 01-May-2021 (PST)
  • Safe Place
  • Hillsboro, OR, USA
  • $14.79 - $16.25
  • Hourly
  • On Call

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

Safe Place in an emergency shelter for youth ages 12-20. Youth can access essential services while longer-term housing is found. Staff assists youth with meeting basic needs, educational support and helping to find stability. The program focuses on permanency and strives to rebuild and secure stable housing after their stay at Safe Place.

What you'll do as a Relief Overnight Youth Care Counselor:

  • Work with a team of staff and volunteers to help youth succeed in their daily lives and prepare for their futures.
  • Implement our Core Ideology to ensure the best possible care for youth.
  • Provide trauma informed care to vulnerable youth.
  • Supervise and interact with residents ages 12-20 in a shelter setting to maintain their safety, security and well-being; assist youth in meeting individual needs and developing life skills.
  • Work in conjunction with outside agencies such as The Department of Human Services and local School Districts
  • Work alongside full-time staff to facilitate youth's self-identified service plans.
  • Advocate for services for youth through various community, county, state, and federal programs, including educating youth in self-advocacy, eligibility, and other relevant information.

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 with access to 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.
  • Guidance from knowledgeable, attentive supervisors who will help you succeed in your job.

Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS 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 equivalent to two years.
  • 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.
  • 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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