Opportunity Center

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organization:Macdonald Center
position summary:

The Position
This is a new position to our service center and is located within a team that supports the independence and well-being of individuals living in Old Town/Downtown Portland who live in poverty, suffer from mental illness and/or addiction. The primary goal of this position is to support members’ (clients) access to needed services, maximizing individual ability to self-advocate, choices and preferences, and build relationships and community connections.
The services and support offered are relationship based, supporting and respecting individual abilities, choices and preferences.
Essential Functions:
• Lead the center’s efforts in building a strong support services within the Macdonald Center’s philosophy and mission.
• Supervise staff and volunteers.
• Develop and maintain accurate and up to date information about local support, community and health services.
• Build and maintain a strong and collaborative relationship with community partners.
• Develop program instructions, procedures to assure consistent practice among staff.
• In collaboration with Program Director, develop goals and measurements for program impact and outcomes.
• Provide direct assistance in the field or in the office to members wanting support accessing services.
• Assess needs, identify resources and triage with other service providers to ensure successful outcomes when member is not able to self-advocate.
• Collaborate with other departments on Center events and outreach.
• Adheres to all policies and procedures, maintains strict confidentiality and professional boundaries.
• Other responsibilities as assigned.

Salary / Pay Rate:Compensation and Benefits: Pay Range: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour; fully paid medical, dental and vision insurance for employee; flexible spending account; employer contribution to retirement fund; employer paid life and disability insurance; generous vacation, sick leave and holidays; parking or bus pass paid.

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organization:Portland Community Media
position summary:

Administrative Duties and Responsibilities:

• Hire, train and supervise the overall performance of on-­‐‑call instructors
• Develop partnership with youth services agencies that fit our mission
• Develop and maintain program evaluation methods, data analysis and fulfill
reporting requirements
• Give recommendations and develop strategies on how to improve quality and
expansion of our programs and activities
• Develop work plans to meet organizational goals, vision and program objectives
• Ensure program activities and resources fall within budgetary limits
• Complete grant deliverables and reporting requirements on time
• Create outreach materials and plan events addressed to targeted student
populations, educators, and community-­based organizations
• Communicate with co-­‐‑workers, external partners and community members in a responsive and timely manner
• Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements and work conditions:

Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management including overtime and performing related work
• Able to lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds
• Able to lifts and carries items weighing over 50 pounds in a team setting
Qualifications:
• BS/BA degree or four years of equivalent, relevant experience in Media, Education or related field
• 1-­‐‑2 years experience in media production
• Experience teaching technical workshops; experience working with youth
• Exceptional classroom management skills including the ability to develop
curriculum and lesson plans
• Ability to communicate effectively across differences in age, class, religion and
ethnicity.
• Proficiency with small format video equipment, non-­‐‑linear editing and a clear
understanding of basic television production
• A passion for community media and a strong desire to teach and work with a
diverse population
• Knowledge of the mission, philosophy, and history of PCM
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in but not limited to data collection, evaluation and reporting
• Ability to create brochures, catalogs and other written material as needed
• Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop or other graphic design software
• Bilingual English/Spanish

Salary / Pay Rate:Pay Range: $16 to $21 per hour.
Apply by:December 3, 2014

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organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

Are you driven by a desire to help the most vulnerable populations in our community? CODA currently has an exciting opportunity as a Lead Cook (full-time) in the Portland Metro to join our Residential team.

In this position, you would fulfill the following essential functions:

• Plan nutritionally-sound menus for three meals a day, seven days a week. Menus must accommodate any residents who have special dietary needs.
•Develop and manage the food service budget. Identify, prioritize, and arrange purchase of all food and kitchen supplies needed to prepare daily meals. Develop food vendor relationships and purchase food for multiple sites. As requested, research and select food product vendors.
•Oversee day-to-day operations of kitchens at residential sites, including the training of residents to prepare and cook meals, assisting as needed and assist with donation pick-up.
•In coordination with the Nurse Practitioner and consulting nutritionist/dietician, identify and attend to staff and patient nutrition-education needs specific to a chemically-dependent population.
•Assure compliance with Oregon Health Department institutional food-service regulations.

This position is eligible for a generous benefits program including medical, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k), paid time off and extensive professional development and training. Employees also receive priority consideration for career advancement opportunities.

The following qualifications and experience are important for the success in this position:

•At least two years' culinary-school training or equivalent is required. Bachelor's degree in food and nutrition or equivalent desired. Applicant must possess an Oregon Food Handler's card.
•At least two year's experience in menu planning and food preparation for large groups of people in a health-care environment is required.

All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals in recovery must have a minimum of two years in recovery post-treatment to be considered for employment.

CODA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

https://rew12.ultipro.com/COD1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=567

For additional information on CODA, our services, and our community, please visit http://www.codainc.org

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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organization:Catholic Community Services
position summary:

Catholic Community Services is looking for creative and flexible therapists to join our Portland team. Therapists provide therapeutic interventions to children, youth and families in their homes and other community locations. Includes crisis intervention and extended stabilization as well as long-term, team-based services. Emphasis is on partnering actively with families, natural supports and other community service providers to promote safe, stable and healthy families. Position requires 24/7 on call availability.

Full-time position with benefits. Position open until filled. For full job description and application, please go to www.ccsww.org (click on “Employment” and search for position in the “Southwest region”) or apply in person at 1904 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202.
Please submit an application, resume, and cover letter.
Resumes not accepted in lieu of application.

CCSWW IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER VALUING DIVERSITY.

Salary / Pay Rate:$45,000 - $49,000 depending on experience

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organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

CODA is currently sourcing for a House Manager. The House Manager is a live on-site position. This position provides property management and recovery mentor services for tenants residing in our supported housing program for women reunifying with their children. The House Manager is responsible for proactively communicating with team members, including the facilities manager and program supervisor, regarding tenancy behaviors related to tenant recovery and site needs.

The right individual for this position has a passion for helping others, and is able to deal with difficult situations in positive and constructive ways. This position requires the following qualifications and experience:

•High school diploma or equivalent.
•Two or more years of experience with Oxford or similar substance free housing.
• Effective customer service and conflict resolution skills.
•Understanding of substance use issues in early recovery and recovery management including maintenance of professional boundaries.
•Exercise good judgment in evaluation of tenancy issues.
•Ability to utilize both oral and written communications skills to effectively communicate with tenants, co-workers, community resources, supervisors, and various other individuals encountered in the course of performing work while maintaining tenant confidentiality and professional rapport.
•Ability to accurately perform basic math computations.
•Successful experience in a women's residential program.
•Basic computer skills sufficient to efficiently utilize online forms, word processing, communicate via email, and retrieve information from the internet.
•Valid State of Oregon driver's license.
•Obtain recovery mentor certification within 12 months of hire.
•Adult and Child CPR/First Aid certification within 6 months of hire.
•Ability to safely operate a passenger van.
•Ability to unload and load household supplies; lift up to 25 lbs.

This position is eligible for a generous benefits program including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, life, disability, and extensive professional development and training. Employees also receive priority consideration for career advancement opportunities.

All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals in recovery from substance use disorders must be able to demonstrate continuous abstinence under independent living conditions for the past two years.

CODA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

https://rew12.ultipro.com/COD1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=609

For additional information on CODA, our services, and our community, please visit http://www.codainc.org

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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organization:Hacienda CDC
position summary:

Micro Mercantes works with low income, primarily Spanish-speaking micro-entrepreneurs as they transition from the informal to the formal economy. We offer an affordable commissary kitchen, access to capital, an online sales platform and business advising. Trainings are key components to this effort, connecting clients with experts in the industry and with each other. As a result, their businesses’ practices improve, which helps them better support their families financially and, more importantly in the case of our food businesses, continue important cultural traditions through the creation and sharing of traditional, handmade products. The AmeriCorps VISTA will take the lead in this effort as the Micro Mercantes Training Coordinator as we expand our pilot training to serve more businesses by completing the following major outcomes:

1. Further develop training curriculum so that it 100% of the documents are offered in the Spanish language and it continues to improve one its core goals of being a culturally competent program.
2. Expand the program’s culturally and linguistically competent volunteer base by recruiting at least 15 instructors and mentors that have advanced skills in their fields that are distinct from Hacienda CDC’s core volunteer base.
3.Expand the knowledge of Hacienda’s training program, registering 10 businesses per class (60 in total).

Please note that this position is not a typical job but a term of service with VISTA that will last one year, from February 2015 to February 2016. The Hacienda CDC will be a part of a team of VISTAs coordinated by Mercy Corps Northwest.

Salary / Pay Rate:$11,440 plus some benefits
Apply by:January 3, 2014

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organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

We currently have multiple opportunities as an Alcohol and Drug Service Technician (part-time & on-call) to work a variety of shifts to join our men's and women's residential treatment team in Gresham and Tigard to provide a safe, secure, clean, and comfortable residential treatment environment. This is a great position to build a strong foundation of clinical knowledge and learn more about CODA's programs and services.

In this position, you would fulfill the following essential functions:

•Monitor the health conditions and whereabouts of clients as well as their behaviors and activities, reporting and/or documenting concerns and medical needs.
•Perform security procedures such as conducting and documenting searches of patient rooms, patient property, and personal possessions. Perform safety and security checks of the grounds regularly. Ensure contraband and disallowed items are not present in the facility.
•Assist client with self-administration of medications per protocols.
•Administer and observe client urinalysis (UA); document results.
The benefits for this position include flexible working hours and the ability to apply for career advancement opportunities as internal applicants. Employees have the opportunity to obtain valuable trainings and experience.

The following qualifications and experience are important for the success in this position:

•A high school diploma or GED.
•6 months of education, training, or experience in addictions treatment.
•A minimum of one year work experience in a clinical, medical, residential, office, or similar work environment as a member of a work team.
•Ability to maintain professional communications and boundaries while managing complex situations and interacting with individuals diagnosed with substance use or co-occurring conditions.

All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals recovering from a substance -- use disorder must be able to provide documentation of continued abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the past two years.

CODA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

https://rew12.ultipro.com/COD1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=618

For additional information on CODA, our services, and our community, please visit http://www.codainc.org

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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organization:Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
position summary:

Research and Advancement Supervisor
Regular, Full-Time

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking a Research and Advancement Supervisor who will work on recruitment, hiring, supervision and training of staff as designated (for example, R&D Assistants, Jr. Developers, or Exhibit Developers) as well as facilitate the communication between supervisees and other division staff. The Supervisor also assumes responsibilities related to research and evaluation, proposal development, and project management.

The ideal candidate must have, but not limited to:

• Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and customer service skills to work effectively with people of diverse talents and backgrounds.
• Ability to effectively work independently and with teams on multiple, simultaneous, diverse tasks. Includes ability to learn quickly and meet deadlines.
• Demonstrated organizational, project, and initiative leadership skills working with people of diverse backgrounds while achieving collaboration and measurable results
• Ability to exercise initiative and good judgment in anticipating problems before they arise.
• Strong presentation skills.
• Direct experience with social media networks and communications.
• Hands-on experience with word processing, spreadsheet analysis, database management, statistical software, publishing software, presentation software, computer graphics, and electronic data collection tools and demonstrated proficiency with at least two of these software types.
• Basic understanding of ethics related to intellectual rights and copyrights.
• Understanding of confidentiality protocols.
• Demonstrated understanding of participant research.
• Demonstrated experience advocating for the accessibility, inclusion and safety of educational experiences.
• Demonstrated understanding of museum experiences (e.g. exhibits, programs, cyber).
• Thorough knowledge of science, technology, math or engineering in a variety of disciplines
• Demonstrated oral and written skills for communicating scientific information to a lay audience
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience maintaining research and evaluation integrity
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with techniques for facilitating and making decisions using evidence
• Demonstrated knowledge of experimental design and data collection methods, demonstrated knowledge of qualitative data collection methods and analysis and demonstrated understanding of descriptive and inferential statistics.
• Graduate degree in science or science education; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Must pass pre-employment and/or pre-duty checks, such as a criminal background check, reference checks, and requirements in the MVR Policy including passing Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check.

Bilingual Spanish/English, previous management experience and previous experience generating revenues through fund-raising, grants, or other streams is preferred.

Pay Rate: $44,400 - $56,600 annual salary. For a full description and to apply please visit http://omsi.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-641355.html.

OMSI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Salary / Pay Rate:$44,400 - $56,600 annual salary
Apply by:February 18, 2015

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organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

We currently have opportunities for a Recovery Mentor (part-time) to join our outpatient treatment teams in multiple locations in the Portland Metro area. In this position, you would fulfill the following essential functions:

•Assist patients in accessing alcohol and drug free housing, medical and emergency services and other community resources.
•Facilitate connection to the recovery community and other supports that may reinforce the patient's recovery plan.
•Teach and model positive recovery skills, monitor the recovery environment, and reporting concerns. Respond to emergencies and acting as a mandatory reporter following agency procedures.
•Coordinate therapeutic interventions and report on patient progress to treatment team and invested community partners with proper release.
•Drive patients to community related activities or appointments in support of recovery efforts.

The benefits for this position include flexible working hours and the ability to apply for career advancement opportunities as internal applicants. Employees have the opportunity to obtain valuable trainings and experience.

The right individual for this position has a passion for helping others and is able to deal with difficult situations in positive and constructive ways. This position also requires the following qualifications and experience:

•Mentor Certification with ACCBO within 12 months of hire.
•High school diploma or GED.
•Experience with individuals and/or families with addiction and the recovery community.
•Valid Oregon or Washington Driver's License

All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals in recovery from substance use disorders must be able to demonstrate continuous abstinence under independent living conditions for the past two years.

CODA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

https://rew12.ultipro.com/COD1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=606

For additional information on CODA, our services, and our community, please visit http://www.codainc.org

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

CODA is an organization filled with people who believe in providing patient-centered care delivered by professionals who listen with respect and who stay with patients all along the road to recovery and into a life of health and stability.

Are you driven by a desire to help the most vulnerable populations in our community?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity as a Behavioral Health Specialist (on-call) to provide clinical services to individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders as indicated on individual's treatment plan. The Behavioral Health Specialist will conduct substance use treatment intakes and assessments, and determine medical necessity for substance use treatment including screening for detoxification needs, providing diagnostic evaluation of substance use disorders, and evaluating placement within ASAM criteria.

In this position you will fulfill the following essential functions:

•Conduct substance use treatment intakes and assessments. Determine medical necessity for substance use treatment including screening for detoxification needs, providing diagnostic evaluation of substance use disorders, and evaluating placement within ASAM criteria.
•Assist in the gathering and compiling of information for integrated assessments under direction of a QMHP.
•Develop collaborative strength based treatment plans incorporating relevant treatment interventions indicated by substance use assessment.
•Provide mental health individual and group clinical services including case management, skills training, coordination of care, and medication training as directed by individual treatment plan.
•Provide trauma-informed culturally responsive individual clinical services including case management. Act assertively to include and engage family members as partners in treatment.

CODA's GENEROUS benefits program offers a healthy work/life balance by offering flexible work hours with full-time, part-time and on-call positions available. Full-time positions are eligible for medical, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k), paid time off and extensive professional development and training. All employees also receive priority consideration for career advancement opportunities.

The right individual for this position will possess a combination of the following qualifications and experience:

•At least 2 years of experience in a similar or closely related role.
•Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or closely related area of study OR Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice or closely related area of study and an additional 3 years of experience in a related role (5 years total).
•CADC II certification within 24 months of employment.

All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals recovering from a substance -- use disorder must be able to provide documentation of continued abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the past two years.

HOW TO APPLY:

CODA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is proud to have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. To be considered for this position, please apply online.

https://rew12.ultipro.com/COD1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=582

For additional information on CODA, our services, and our community, please visit http://www.codainc.org

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE