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OPEN POSITION - OUTSIDE IN - posted 05/16/2011


Youth Engagement Specialist - Open Until Filled, first review 05/25

Exciting opportunity to engage with and support culturally diverse,
homeless youth, ages 16-24. Work in a dynamic group setting; help meet
basic needs for homeless youth; and provide one-on-one crisis
intervention and support for youth to identify goals and work on the
initial steps to accomplish them.

Required qualifications include: at least three years experience and
competency working with adolescents and young adults, knowledge of
homeless resources, experience with case management activities, and
experience or familiarity with Harm Reduction and Positive Youth
Development approaches. Excellent organization, follow-though, and
communication skills a must. Skills and knowledge in crisis
intervention, mental health issues and alcohol and drug concerns, skills
development, service coordination, and homelessness desired. Bilingual
Spanish/English preferred. 36 hrs/wk. $12/hr + full benefits.
Schedule includes some evening and weekend hours.

Cover letter and employment application required.

Full position description & application instructions:

1132 SW 13th Ave | Portland, OR 97205

503.535.3800 | 503.223.6837 fax | www.OutsideIn.org