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Positions available with Janus Youth Programs, Inc.

Employment

Janus Youth Programs has the following positions available. Janus is a nonprofit agency providing community-based services, including residential and shelter care, to youth referred by OYA and/or DHS, as well as homeless and street-dependent youth. We operate facilities in Oregon and in SW Washington. We are an agency that values diversity and values the contributions made by our staff in helping the youth we serve. All positions involve working together with strong, supportive teams to support and make a difference in a young person's life.

All positions are open until filled or stated otherwise. Postings updated 10/28/2009

On-Call Crisis Intake Specialist (half-time) needed with Harry’s Mother/Janus Youth Programs. Position will work as part of a strong, supportive team providing services to youth engaged in the juvenile justice system and runaway youth and their families. Position is responsible for providing both on-site and phone support from 8:30 p.m. Friday evening until 8:30 a.m. Monday morning.  The position involves providing on-site support at our emergency shelter and/or to the Reception Center, a 24-hour immediate intervention service for youth, on an as-needed basis throughout the assigned time period. Duties include a wide range of crisis intervention services and facilitating connection of adolescent and family to other community agencies, juvenile court, and other support services. Bachelor’s degree in social service field or equivalent training and experience working with adolescents and families is required. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred. Pro-rated benefits. Send cover letter and resume to Steve Olsen at [email protected]  No phone calls please.

Childcare Provider/Driver: Insights Teen Parent Program is seeking a part-time Childcare Provider/Driver.  Hours will be: Wednesday, 1-7:00 p.m.; Thursday, 2-8:00 p.m. and every other Monday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  The first and last 2 hours of each shift will be devoted to transporting clients and parents to class site; the middle 2 hours of each shift will be devoted to providing child care activities to children ages 0-5 while parents attending parenting classes. This position requires experience working with children and demonstrating a strong understanding of child development. Driving is required and ability to meet agency’s driving requirements is essential. Food Handler’s certification is also required. Beginning rate of pay is $10 per hour.  Because this position is less than half-time, agency benefits do not apply.  Submit cover letter and resume to Mary Narkiewicz, [email protected]  For additional information about Insights, please visit our website at  www.insightstpp.org.

Relief Workers

Relief Workers are needed to fill-in for regular staff who are on vacation, ill, attending trainings, or are otherwise unavailable. Currently there is specific need for relief workers at:

Willamette BRIDGE Programs - providing coverage at downtown youth shelter providing overnight shelter to street-dependent youth and to provide coverage at a 24-hour residential facility providing transitional living services to youth. Prior experience working with adolescents in a residential or shelter setting is preferred. Beginning pay is $9.00/hour. Submit resume and cover letter to Mel Jordan at [email protected] Buckman House/Buckman Annex, a program providing residential  and independent living treatment program for males re-entering the community from close-custody juvenile correction institutions. Prefer bachelor’s in social services field or related experience. Beginning salary is $9.00-$9.25/hour.  Submit resume and cover letter to Art Viloria, [email protected]

We Value Diversity. EOE

Linda Murphy

Co-Director, Human Resources Department

Janus Youth Programs, Inc.

707 NE Couch Street

Portland, Oregon 97232

Direct Line: 503-542-4610

Fax: 503-542-4623