Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Finding a job that fits your desired scope can be difficult at times – that is why we created this page. This page does not show all of the opportunities that are out there – but it does provide you with a great starting point. These positions are sent to us from the companies/organizations themselves, and from SSW Faculty who hear about these wonderful opportunities. 

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Manager/Supervisor Positions 


Integrated Behavioral Health Supervisor - Outside In

The Integrated Behavioral Health Supervisor will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians, medical assistants, and support staff to offer low barrier, trauma informed, harm reduction, and high quality health and wellness services to the most vulnerable populations in the Portland metro area. This person will work within a team in the delivery of services breaking the barriers of traditional settings in order to meet patients where they are at and with patients at the center of care. This person provides clinical supervision, leads program strategies, and dedicates about half of the time to serve patients through clinical encounters.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until filled

 

Executive Director - Call to Safety

Call to Safety is seeking an Executive Director to join in our efforts to end domestic and sexual violence. Our next Executive Director will lead us in our efforts to become an anti-racist organization and bring strong development and financial management skills to ensure that our recent growth is sustained into the future; finding new, creative ways to fundraise. Our next leader will have strengths in team building to help unite us and build trust as we navigate challenging work, and uncertain political landscape, and the impact the pandemic has had on our work and our community. For more information, please see the full Executive Director job description. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@calltosafety.org. The first review of applications will be on November 16th, 2020. This position will remain open until filled.

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Job application open until filled

 

District & Family Liason (Program Manager) - Portland Public Schools

Portland Public Schools (PPS) is seeking a talented District and Family Liaison who is committed to resolving concerns from all of the school system constituents in support of every student achieving academic success and social-emotional wellbeing. We want someone who has a demonstrated commitment to building relationships with multiple stakeholders, and the experience to authentically engage with families and school communities to resolve concerns in an equitable and consistent manner. The liaison will be tasked with working with school administrators to investigate, address and resolve parent and/or community concerns by acting as a conduit between families and school personnel. The District is committed to eliminating systemic racism and its impact on student learning. We seek candidates with a demonstrable commitment to racial equity and social justice. Apply at pps.net/jobs and use job number 21723 to review the full job description and qualifications.

Follow the link for more information. 

Job application open until filled

 

Transition Care Management (Salem) - The VA Portland Health Care System

Primarily working with veterans within five years of active duty service. Recruitments are for entry level and full practice level openings. Generally, starting salaries for entry-level positions begin at ~$56,000 and for full practice level positions at ~$68,000. Candidates must have a MSW from a CSWE-accredited program. Ideally, the MSW will also have a social work practice license, but this is not required for some positions. Interested persons may send me a resume and cover letter.

Contact F. Matthew Schobert, Jr., (Rev.) M.Div., LCSW Chief, Social Work Service F.Schobert@va.gov

Job application open until 1/30/2021

 

Clinical Supervisor I - Refugees Northwest (Seattle)

The Clinical Supervisor I  provides clinical supervision to Mental Health Clinicians and Associates serving multicultural clients; when needed, conducts clinical intakes and develops treatment plans for individuals who are from culturally diverse, low-income backgrounds; and assists with skill development and training of staff as needed. May provide mental health counseling to a small caseload of clients (no more than 3).

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Job application open until 2/23/2021

 

Director of SafeChoice Emergency Services - YWCA Clark County

The Director of SafeChoice Emergency Services manages all aspects of the shelter program which provides comprehensive services to victim/survivors of domestic violence and is responsible for strategic development and implementation of programming for survivors of domestic violence, ensuring all services are trauma-informed and survivor-centered. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a domestic violence emergency shelter and hotline that is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position provides on-site management and overall safety, continuity, and effective operations including; supervision, direction and support for residential service staff, interns, volunteers, and program participants. The Director of Emergency Services directs and plans shelter programming, grant and data management reporting, program policies and procedures, and strategic leadership and management of the shelter program.

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Job application open until 1/31/2021

 

Employee Support Manager - Ground Up PDX

We’re looking for a person-centered, collaborative direct service provider to join the Ground Up team as a full-time resource for our training program. This is not your traditional HR position; this is a rather unconventional role for an unconventional company. You will be responsible for some traditional HR duties such as hiring and onboarding, as well as providing our employees (womxn overcoming adversity) with support and resources to help them overcome whatever obstacles they are facing. This is a unique role for a social service worker to apply their skills at a small and fast-growing social enterprise. At Ground Up, our team is our #1 priority, so this is a crucial role.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 1/20/2021

 

CASA Supervisor (Washington County) - CASA For Children, Inc. 

The CASA Supervisor position manages a team of court-appointed volunteers that serve and advocate for the best interests of abused, neglected and abandoned children in foster care. The position provides support to these volunteers who provide advocacy and early permanency planning in accordance with the Oregon Statute to the children they serve. The full job description and summary of benefits is available on our website.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 1/28/2021

 

PT CASA Supervisor (Columbia County) - CASA For Children, Inc. 

Part-time (20 hrs/wk) position that support court-appointed volunteers who serve and advocate for the best interests of abused, neglected and abandoned children in foster care. A full job description and summary of benefits is available on the website link below.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 1/28/2021

 

Program Manager - PsychPros

The Program Manager oversees the assessment, counseling and care coordination activities delivered by Detoxification and Stabilization Center. The Program Manager will also have specific program development, process improvement and implementation focus as identified by the Director of Operations – Withdrawal Management. The Program Manager provides direct supervision of counselors, peers, and care coordinators and supports both admissions and transitions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • CADCII or CADCIII with a minimum of 2 years direct substance use disorder counseling experience. Minimum of two years supervisory experience in a clinical setting.
  • Master’s degree in human service, public health, or public administration field, or equivalent preferred.
  • If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence for the past two years.
  • Experience working with dually-diagnosed individuals preferred.

Contact Brooke Olson at brooke@psychpros.com for more information.

Job application open until filled

 

Director of Residential Services - PsychPros

The Director of Residential Services is responsible for optimizing the clinical, operational, financial, and programmatic excellence of the residential services provided by the SUDS Department.  In addition to providing comprehensive oversight and leadership, the Director of Residential Services is responsible for ongoing development, maintenance, and improvement of clinical services and systems, using evidence-based and data-driven means. The Director of Residential Services collaborates effectively with the SUDS leadership team to continuously improve outcomes, experience, and efficiency; and with the Health Services leadership team to continuously improve integration of services across the Health Services continuum.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in behavioral health care clinical operations, preferably in a residential setting.
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or similar field of study and credentialed as a QMHP in Oregon. LCSW, LPC, or related licensure preferred.
  • CADC II or higher required.  Must be registered with Oregon board: MHACBO 

Contact Brooke Olson at brooke@psychpros.com for more information.

Job application open until filled

 

Senior Mental Health Services Coordinator - Washington County Mental Health Services

The Washington County Mental Health Services is seeking a qualified and experienced Senior Mental Health Services Coordinator to provide mental health care coordination for adults with severe, chronic, or acute mental illness for the Adult Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) Program. The Adult Intensive Care Coordinator (ICC) will work to ensure Oregon Health Plan members residing in Washington County have access to care coordination regardless of eligibility for specific services. In this role, you will also work with adults to provide needs assessment, connection to service delivery systems, coordination with health and dental providers, psychosocial evaluation and consultation. You may also work with children, youth and families as appropriate. Additionally, you will be utilizing a person-centered approach to facilitate interdisciplinary teams and to coordinate with partners such as Housing Services, Community Corrections, and DHS.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 1/31/2021


Counseling/Therapy Positions 


Therapist/Coach - Mind Body Therapy Center

I'm opening a group practice that specializes in working with people in chronic pain. This has been my professional specialty for nearly 10 years and I'm looking to expand and train others in the specific methods used to treat and cure people of their chronic pain. Before you begin the position, we will start off with intensive training with me and other experts in the field. As a therapist/coach you will be working online from home (for now!) with all clients to help them overcome their chronic conditions. This process is one of the most rewarding in the field of therapy, as you will see patients regain abilities that they thought they had lost! The expectation of the independent contractor position is that you are willing and able to work 18-25 clinical hours a week. I'm also willing to supervise unlicensed people looking to get their hours.

For more information, visit the employer's personal website. The group practice website will be up at the beginning of the year.

Job application open until 1/30/2021

 

Outpatient Mental Health Therapist - Youth Contact, Inc. 

We are currently recruiting for a Mental Health Therapist to work in our outpatient offices. Responsibilities and Duties Provide effective treatment services to youth who experience emotional and/or behavioral problems including substance use and abuse. Provide family, group and individual counseling; case management and coordination, and client advocacy. Maintain client records according to agency policy. Provide treatment services following and agency designated evidence-based approach and complete necessary treatment fidelity/adherence activities. Spanish speaking candidates strongly encouraged to apply Salary Starting Range: $46,000-$50,000

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 1/15/2021

 

Behavioral Health Counselor - Refugees Northwest (Seattle)

RNW is looking for a Mental Health Clinician for 37.5 hours per week based out of our Kent, WA office. The Mental Health Clinician will provide mental health counseling to refugees and asylum seekers through a Medicaid-supported community mental health program that serves over 300 clients per year. This is an opportunity for a candidate to make a difference in the lives of our communities most vulnerable. MSW grad preferred, supervision toward licensure available.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 2/23/2021

 

Behavioral Health Assessment Counselor - Refugees Northwest (Seattle)

The ideal candidate is a seasoned professional who has a flexible communication style and strong interpersonal skills. This role provides mental health intakes for a team of 10 Clinicians (up to four intakes per week). Additionally, manages a small caseload (no more than 3) and provides mental health counseling for families who are from culturally diverse, low-income backgrounds. There is no supervisory responsibility in this role, however, it is part of the leadership team.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 2/23/2021

 

Inpatient Therapist (Full Time) - Rainier Springs

Rainier Springs is a 72 -bed behavioral hospital located in Vancouver, WA. The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment to adults and their families. At Rainier Springs we are dedicated to Changing People’s Lives®. As a Therapist, you will be a member of the clinical services team at Rainier Springs. Our team drives a “Clinical First” attitude to help fulfill our mission of “Changing People’s Lives®”. Our therapists utilize an evidence base approach to meet the individual needs of our patients. Our model includes group, family and individual therapy. As a therapist, you will work closely with all departments to provide an exceptional experience for each patient, their family and support systems. Our patient centric approach delivers superior outcomes for inpatients and outpatients.

Includes Sign on Bonus - $3000

Contact claramaselli@spsh.com or follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 1/31/2021

 

Clinical Assessment/Intake Specialist - Rainier Springs

Rainier Springs is a 72 -bed behavioral hospital located in Vancouver, WA. The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment to adults and their families. At Rainier Springs we are dedicated to Changing People’s Lives®. The Assessment department plays an essential role in helping fulfill our mission of “Changing People’s Lives®”. Assessment team members assess the needs of walk-in and phone callers and completes initial psychiatric assessment on patients seeking treatment. As an Assessment Specialist, you will provide a comprehensive assessment and quality therapeutic care to patients seeking treatment of substance abuse, dual diagnosis or psychiatric or emotional disorders.

Contact claramaselli@spsh.com or follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 1/31/2021

 

Counselor/Therapist - Achieving Change Together Northwest (ACTNW)

ACTNW is a new co-occurring substance use disorder and mental health disorder outpatient program for adolescents in the PDX area. We are seeking a full time master’s level clinician with a CADCI to provide ASAM assessment, individual and family therapy, group facilitation and collaboration of care with Certified Recovery Mentors. We are the first program of its kind in Oregon to combine clinical treatment modalities with alternative peer group (APG) programming. This position can expect a starting salary of $55,000 -$60,000; $1000 per month towards professional development; $50 a month towards self care; and $250 a month towards insurance. ACTNW is scheduled to open in March 2021 with this position scheduled to begin on boarding in February 2021.

Email the clinical director, Diana Latorre, diana@actnw.org and visit our webpage ACTNW.org

Job application open until 2/15/2021

 

Co-Occurring Therapist - Achieving Change Together Northwest (ACTNW)

This full-time co-occurring therapist position is responsible for providing outpatient mental health and substance use disorder assessments, individual and family counseling, and groups for adolescents who are seeking substance use and mental health disorder services with ACTNW. Days and hours of work are typically Tuesday through Saturday, with ability to work evenings and flexibility of hours on Saturdays. Annual salary: $24.00 To $27.00 Hourly Qualifications: Master’s Degree in counseling, social work, or similar field required CADC-I or higher required. Eligible Benefits: Generous paid time off $250 reimbursement per month towards employees’ health insurance $1000 per year towards professional development $50 per month towards employees’ wellness and self-care Free clinical supervision for CSWAs working towards licensure 3% increase in wage to employees who identify with a community of color and an additional 3% increase in wage to those who are bilingual.

Contact Diana Latorre, Clinical Director diana@actnw.org and visit website www.actnw,org

Job application open until 2/12/2021

 

Child and Family Therapist (Outpatient) - Albertina Kerr

As a Child and Family Therapist, you'll coordinate and provide mental health treatment for children served to achieve the best possible outcomes, in the timeliest manner possible, and within the most efficient utilization of available resources.   Additionally, you'll ensure clinical work actively incorporates client and family voice and choice and complies with OAR, license and payer requirements.

Follow the link for more information

Job application open until 1/10/2021

 

Psychotherapist and Health Coach - Mind Body Therapy Center

Mind Body Therapy Center is a cutting edge psychotherapy and coaching practice utilizing the latest research and modalities into chronic pain and other chronic physical symptoms. Our goal with every client is to significantly reduce or eliminate their symptoms, and we do this through exciting new psychotherapeutic methods.

We have 2 open positions for Psychotherapist/Health Coach. We’re a brand new company, so it might take a bit of time (~3-4 months) to get you to a full caseload (20-25 clients), but when we do your annual salary will be between 60k-75k. 

  • We are looking for licensed psychotherapists (LCSW, LMFT, PsyD, etc.), ideally in the Portland area, though therapists in Washington and California will be considered.
  • Pre-licensed therapists (in Oregon or California) looking to get hours will also be considered.
  • Currently all of the work will be remote, so a computer with internet is necessary. 
  • Recent graduates are welcome to apply!

Email cover letter and resume to danielglyman@gmail.com and visit the "under construction" website at: mindbodytherapycenter.org

Job application open until 2/15/2021

 

Social Worker - North Clackamas School District

The purpose of this position is to assist students and families in designated school(s) by developing, coordinating and providing a comprehensive set of wraparound services to address non-academic barriers. Position is responsible for supporting the needs of the student population and ensuring the delivery of services to facilitate the student’s attendance and access to an appropriate education. Position assesses needs of students and families; connects students and families to resources in and out of the district; works as a team member to develop intervention strategies; provides case management; monitors student progress; and makes referrals. Position also acts as a resource to and conducts related training for school staff. Collaborates with school staff to develop interventions for students identified as needing support and develops individualized service plans that promote student success.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 2/26/2021


Care-Giving Positions


Outpatient Primary Care (Portland Metro Community Based Outpatient Clinics - e.g., Fairview, Vancouver, West Linn) - The VA Portland Health Care System

Primarily working with veterans within five years of active duty service. Recruitments are for entry level and full practice level openings. Generally, starting salaries for entry-level positions begin at ~$56,000 and for full practice level positions at ~$68,000. Candidates must have a MSW from a CSWE-accredited program. Ideally, the MSW will also have a social work practice license, but this is not required for some positions. Interested persons may send me a resume and cover letter.

Contact F. Matthew Schobert, Jr., (Rev.) M.Div., LCSW Chief, Social Work Service F.Schobert@va.gov

Job application open until 1/30/2021

 

Inpatient Acute Care (Portland Hospital) - The VA Portland Health Care System

Primarily working with veterans within five years of active duty service. Recruitments are for entry level and full practice level openings. Generally, starting salaries for entry-level positions begin at ~$56,000 and for full practice level positions at ~$68,000. Candidates must have a MSW from a CSWE-accredited program. Ideally, the MSW will also have a social work practice license, but this is not required for some positions. Interested persons may send me a resume and cover letter.

Contact F. Matthew Schobert, Jr., (Rev.) M.Div., LCSW Chief, Social Work Service F.Schobert@va.gov

Job application open until 1/30/2021

 

Residential Counselor - New Narrative

Provides adult individuals disabled by serious mental illness with supportive services. Assist individuals with activities of daily living and individual goals dependent on their Residential Service Plan. Oversee facility safety, sanitation, and cleanliness. Distribute medication in accordance with physicians' orders, and New Narrative policies and procedures. Ensure individuals' rights are being protected. Assist in crisis intervention, respite, and hospitalization. Document all meaningful interactions, as well as critical incidents, in a timely manner. Preferred applicants have prior experience working in the mental health field, preferably in a group home setting. Shifts Available: Many shifts available from 24 hours a day, 7 days a week all throughout the Portland-Metro area.

For more information, contact hr@newnarrativepdx.org

Job application open until 3/31/2021

 

Boys & Girls Aid Foster Parent - Boys & Girls Aid

We are looking for foster parents to help guide children toward a healthier, happier future. If you have room in your heart and home and can offer a safe, stable, and caring home for a child. As a foster parent you will provide care and support at a critical moment. Our Nest Program serves boys & girls ages 4 - 10 who have entered foster care at no fault of their own. The children served at the Nest have complex needs that will require your support. Our intensive, continued training will help you support them. They come from challenging living situations and need the support and stability of committed caring foster families.

  • $3,000 tax-free stipend for every 30 days of care
  • 24-hour on-call support
  • Free trauma-informed training
  • Individual and group support meetings
  • Collaborative support team to meet the needs of the youth and support foster parents
  • Two paid days off per month
  • $500 bonus after training is complete and a child is placed in your home

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 12/31/2020

 

Social Worker MSW - Providence Hospice (Seattle)

Providence is calling a Social Worker (MSW) (Hospice Seattle, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to SCS Hospice in Tukwila, WA. **This position is offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus to eligible candidates.** Hospice caregivers will tell you what a privilege it is to care for patients and their families at the end of their lives. We get to see people where they reside and focus on their goals and improving the quality of their lives. If you are interested in a rewarding career, Providence Hospice might be the opportunity you are looking for! We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 2/28/2021

 

Social Worker MSW - Providence PACE Program (Seattle)

Providence is calling a Social Worker MSW (Pace MLK, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to the Providence PACE Program in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, provides social work services to participants in a manner which is consistent with the mission and core values of Providence Health System. Spends a majority of time in direct service activities within the Center, including one-on-one and group counseling, interaction with other team members, and ongoing assistance to participants to address social issues. Based on comprehensive assessments, provides perspective on the social, emotional, cognitive and ethnic factors that impact the creation of an individualized integrated plan of care. Accesses community and financial resources for participants & assures continuity of care across the continuum.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 2/28/2021

 

Full-Time Swing Shelter Coordinator - Portland Homeless Family Solutions

Build relationships with parents and children who are living in shelter; approximately 50% of our clients are children under 18. Work with staff, volunteers, and residents to ensure that shelter is safe and welcoming to a broad diversity of families experiencing homelessness. This includes people of all races, nationalities, languages, ages, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and family composition. Facilitate the structure of the day; ensure that the daily and nightly routines are observed. Be able to hold boundaries and enforce policies to ensure smooth shelter operation and a safe environment for all families. Support on-site volunteers to have a meaningful experience. Help them find projects to do while they are volunteering alongside staff at shelter. Log daily activities using cloud based software, creating timely and accurate records on services provided.

Contact hiring@pdxphfs.org for more information.

Job application open until 1/31/2021

 

Part-Time Swing Shelter Coordinator - Portland Homeless Family Solutions

Build relationships with parents and children who are living in shelter; approximately 50% of our clients are children under 18. Work with staff, volunteers, and residents to ensure that shelter is safe and welcoming to a broad diversity of families experiencing homelessness. This includes people of all races, nationalities, languages, ages, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and family composition. Facilitate the structure of the day; ensure that the daily and nightly routines are observed. Be able to hold boundaries and enforce policies to ensure smooth shelter operation and a safe environment for all families. Support on-site volunteers to have a meaningful experience. Help them find projects to do while they are volunteering alongside staff at shelter. Log daily activities using cloud based software, creating timely and accurate records on services provided.

Contact hiring@pdxphfs.org for more information.

Job application open until 1/31/2021


Volunteer Positions 


Student Volunteer (Evening Shift) - The PSU Landing at FUMC: "A Community Sheltering Students Through Housing Transitions”

The PSU Landing at FUMC is looking for student volunteers! The mission of The PSU Landing at FUMC is to provide a temporary safe-haven for housing insecure Portland State University students by providing a secure place to sleep, regular meals, various support resources, and personal autonomy.

What are we looking for? This is a volunteer opportunity for students who are interested in working to support the student houseless population. We are looking for student volunteers able to commit to 1 or more weekly 2-3 hour shifts starting February 2021.Evening shift schedule: 6:00-8:00pm, available 7 days a week, and hours can be extended.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 2/28/2021


Other Job Postings


Social Worker - North Clackamas School District

The purpose of this position is to assist students and families in designated school(s) by developing, coordinating and providing a comprehensive set of wraparound services to address non-academic barriers. Position is responsible for supporting the needs of the student population and ensuring the delivery of services to facilitate the student’s attendance and access to an appropriate education. Position assesses needs of students and families; connects students and families to resources in and out of the district; works as a team member to develop intervention strategies; provides case management; monitors student progress; and makes referrals. Position also acts as a resource to and conducts related training for school staff.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until filled

 

Shelter Coordinator - Portland Homeless Family Solutions

Build relationships with parents and children who are living in shelter; approximately 50% of our clients are children under 18. Work with staff, volunteers, and residents to ensure that shelter is safe and welcoming to a broad diversity of families experiencing homelessness. This includes people of all races, nationalities, languages, ages, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and family composition. Facilitate the structure of the day; ensure that the daily and nightly routines are observed. Be able to hold boundaries and enforce policies to ensure smooth shelter operation and a safe environment for all families. Support on-site volunteers to have a meaningful experience. Help them find projects to do while they are volunteering alongside staff at shelter. Log daily activities using cloud based software, creating timely and accurate records on services provided.

Contact hiring@pdxhfs.org

Job application open until 1/31/2021

 

Student Worker (Wellness and Communications) - OHSU Student Health and Wellness Center

As a Student Worker, you will provide general administrative support primarily for wellness and communication projects at the Student Health and Wellness center, as well as other administrative duties as assigned. Some general duties are expected to include:

  • Assisting with wellness and outreach programming and initiatives
  • Assisting with department communications, including creating informational handouts and fliers, website updates, and other written materials
  • Data entry, and periodically assisting with analysis and reporting
  • Other duties as assigned Approximately 10 hours per week. $15/hour. Mostly virtual during the pandemic.

Follow the link for more information.

Job application open until 1/29/2021