Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome to our Employment Opportunities Page!

Finding a job in 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. 

How To Navigate...

Currently, we are unable to embed a search engine into our site, so to help with load times and accessibility we have cut down on the information shared here. Within the position title line, we have linked the Organizations website to their title. After the title, there is a brief description, which is followed by a "Find out more here!" link that takes you to the online job description/application.


To submit a job posting, e-mail the announcement/details link to sswfo@pdx.edu.

Additionally, nationwide job postings can be found through the Social Work Guide


Dean Search 2018-19

The Dean will engage with a multidisciplinary faculty whose research interests span a wide range of areas, with students, and with constituencies within the academy and in the public sphere. As the chief executive and academic officer for the School, the Dean will set the standard for intellectual engagement and accomplishment by providing a strategic vision for and operational leadership of all school programs.

The Dean will serve as a catalyst to link the work of SSW faculty and students to other disciplines in the academy, and to public and private communities and interests outside of the institution.

Visit: pdx.edu/ssw/dean-search to learn more about this opportunity


SSW Faculty & Staff Opportunities

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - BSW Program

The School of Social Work at Portland State University invites applications for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor tenure-track position. The position is a nine-month, full-time academic appointment. Our School seeks applicants to teach in the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program with an interest and commitment to undergraduate education, service, and research and scholarship. All areas of relevant scholarship are welcome. Interested candidates who demonstrate an ability and interest in participating in realizing and moving forward the mission, values, and vision of the School, particularly those with knowledge of and demonstrated commitment to racial equity and related frameworks are strongly encouraged to apply.

Click Here to Learn More and Apply


Assistant Professor - CYFS Program

The Child, Youth, and Family Studies program at Portland State University invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Our program seeks applicants who bring demonstrated experience and skill in interdisciplinary undergraduate education; commitment to service; and a scholarly agenda integrating commitments to racial equity and social justice with study of topics centering children, youth, families, and their communities. This is a 9-month 1.00 FTE appointment, scheduled to begin September 16, 2019 with possible summer funding available for teaching summer session.

Click Here to Learn More and Apply


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - MSW Program

The School of Social Work at Portland State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The position is a nine-month, full-time academic appointment. Our School seeks applicants to teach in the Master of Social Work program, with a substantive focus on social work practice in aging, immigration, and/or substance use. Candidates who demonstrate an interest in and ability to move forward the mission, values, and vision of the School, particularly those with knowledge of and demonstrated commitment to racial equity and related frameworks, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Click Here to Learn More and Apply


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - MSW Program

The School of Social Work at Portland State University invites applications for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor tenure-track position. The position is a nine-month, full-time academic appointment. Our School seeks applicants to teach in the Master of Social Work program with a substantive focus on research and scholarship, teaching, and service in the area of social work practice in health care. Interested candidates who demonstrate an ability and interest in participating in realizing and moving forward the mission, values, and vision of the School, particularly those with knowledge of and demonstrated commitment to racial equity and related frameworks are strongly encouraged to apply.

Click Here to Learn More and Apply




Community Employment & Volunteer Opportunities


December 2018

Policy, Performance, Research Analyst (Health Plan, JO# 104866) - Clackamas County

The Health Plan Policy, Performance, Research Analyst will focus on the Division’s health plan functions as a risk accepting entity of Health Share of Oregon. Tasks will include monitoring internal functions of the Division, supporting Oregon Health Plan members with investigating and resolving grievances, monitoring subcontracted mental health and addictions providers, in collaboration with Multnomah and Washington Counties and Health Share of Oregon, and processes both member and provider appeals in a timely manner. The position will also assist in the planning, development and coordination of a provider relations function to improve and promote a responsive, high performing delivery system of contracted provider organizations.

Job Type: Full-Time; This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Friday’s off) OR Monday through Friday. Specific hours will be discussed at time of selection.

Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $65,504 - $82,935 Annually. Most employees are eligible to start most benefits after two months of continuous employment.

This position closes on December 18, 2018.

For more information on this position, click here.

Clackamas County accepts online applications only. To complete an online application and for more information, please visit http://www.clackamas.us/ and click on the “Jobs” tab.

Policy, Performance, Research Analyst (CMHP/Privacy, JO# 104867) - Clackamas County

The Health Plan Policy, Performance, Research Analyst will focus on the Division’s health plan functions as a risk accepting entity of Health Share of Oregon. Tasks will include monitoring internal functions of the Division, supporting Oregon Health Plan members with investigating and resolving grievances, monitoring subcontracted mental health and addictions providers, in collaboration with Multnomah and Washington Counties and Health Share of Oregon, and processes both member and provider appeals in a timely manner. The position will also assist in the planning, development and coordination of a provider relations function to improve and promote a responsive, high performing delivery system of contracted provider organizations.

Job Type: Full-Time; This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Friday’s off).

Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $65,504 - $82,935 Annually. Most employees are eligible to start most benefits after two months of continuous employment.

This position closes on December 18, 2018.

For more information on this position, click here.

Clackamas County accepts online applications only. To complete an online application and for more information, please visit http://www.clackamas.us/ and click on the “Jobs” tab.

Foster Family Support and Community Engagement Champion - Department of Human Services

The purpose of this position is to primarily serve as the lead role to improve retention and
recruitment outcomes for foster families in local communities. They will be responsible for
managing, planning organizing and leading assigned projects, programs and activities to
enhance the recruitment, retention, support and engagement of resource families and
Community Program development. This position will also actively participate as a member of the
District Management and the Central Office Foster Care Programs' leadership teams and local
committees. This position will also lead efforts to research, develop, train and establish a
Customer Service approach, culture and framework for DHS Child Welfare staff and achieve the
overall mission of the Department.

This position is responsible for the creation, facilitation, and leadership of local Action Teams to
ensure certain projects progress on schedule and within prescribed budget and timelines. This
position will interpret complex regulations and adapt or design new policies and procedures. The
work requires communication and coordination with the field and state office staff and analysis of
information and data from a variety of sources and geographic locations. This position is
responsible for maintaining effective working relationships with DHS Child Welfare line staff,
DHS management, Central Office staff and community groups. They monitor the program
outcomes, evaluate results, recommend and implement program improvements.

These positions will be supervised from the Central Office Child Welfare Program in Salem but one position will work in each of the following offices:

  • Multnomah County, East DHS Branch 11826 NE Glisan St, Portland
  • Marion County, DHS Child Welfare Branch 4600 25th Ave, NE Salem
  • Coos/Curry County, DHS Child Welfare Branch 1431 Airport Ln, North Bend

For more information or to apply, click here.

Director - Family Promise of Clark County, Camas, WA

FPCC is currently looking for a Director with strong management, program administration and fundraising skills who will lead the organization through the first stages of its development as a human services agency. The ideal Director will be visionary and detail-oriented, creative and analytical, collaborative and highly organized. S/he will be an exceptional communicator, with strong writing and public speaking skills.

This position will coordinate and direct all programs for FPCC. The primary responsibilities will include case management oversight to homeless families in our care as guests in our programs. Additionally, this position coordinates all the program components of the Interfaith Hospitality Network – host congregations, volunteers, referring and supporting agencies, day center and transportation – for the effective provision of services to homeless guests.

Job Type: Full-Time/Exempt. A typical work week is approximately 40 hours. However, staff must be willing to work nights and weekends as needed.

Salary & Benefits: $50,000 - $60,000 Commensurate with experience.

For more information on this position, click here.

Interested applicants need to submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references
to info@familypromiseofclarkco.org

Executive Director - Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

As executive director of APANO, you will lead a team of highly dedicated community organizers and social justice advocates working to realize a vision of a just and equitable world where Asians and Pacific Islanders are fully engaged in the social, economic, and political issues that affect us. Your exceptional leadership and management skills will ensure that APANO effectively fulfills its mission, working collaboratively both within the organization and in a wide variety of Oregon communities. Your sharp strategic planning, change management, and team building skills will be drawn upon to lead APANO during this transformative chapter, which follows the founding executive director’s departure in June. You will receive support from the interim executive director who is committed to ensuring a smooth transition, and you’ll help us define the APANO of today and of the future. We’ll also appreciate your relationship building, equity and inclusion, policy advocacy, and financial management skills, as well as your approachability, passion for our work, mindfulness, and courage.

The Executive Director has full discretionary authority to execute the by-laws and policies set by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and has day-to-day responsibility for managing the organization, guiding administrative and fiscal activities, supervising staff, achieving strategic goals, and setting the overall tone for the organization. The Executive Director also acts as the representative and spokesperson for the organization as directed by the Board.

For more information on this position, click here.

Please send a cover letter and chronological resume to our recruitment consultant, Kathy Kniep, at kathy@kathykniep.com, by December 18, 2018. In your cover letter, please answer these questions, supplying answers up to two paragraphs: What is your biggest social justice accomplishment? Please give us an example or examples of your relationship building skills, whether in fundraising, partnership building, or coalition building.

Domestic Violence Recovery Mentor - Raphael House of Portland, Portland, OR

Under the supervision of the Director of Programs and Services and based at Raphael House of Portland, the Recovery Mentor will work as a liaison between domestic violence services and substance abuse recovery services for survivors accessing assistance locally through the domestic violence continuum of care. This role will provide peer support, systems navigation, and referrals to assist survivors in the different stages of their individual recovery process.

As this position is a peer support role, the Recovery Mentor must be at least two years in recovery from drugs and/or alcohol, and also have personal experience as a survivor of domestic violence.

Pay: $16.50 - $17 per hour, depending on experience

Hours: 40 hours per week; some evenings and weekends

Deadline: Open until filled

For more information on this position, click here.

To access the application form, click here.

To view other employment opportunities at Raphael House, click here.

Please email cover letter, resume, and completed Raphael House employment application form to Nick Guerrero at nguerrero@raphaelhouse.com or mail to 4110 SE Hawthorne Blvd. #503 Portland, OR 97214.

Shelter Coordinator - Raphael House of Portland, Portland, OR

Under the supervision of the Shelter and Housing Services Manager, the Shelter Coordinator provides assistance and supervision to emergency shelter Advocate staff, and offers task support for Youth and Family Advocates working in our shelter. This position is responsible for the daily implementation of safe, quality services at our confidential emergency shelter – which provides refuge for up to 36 domestic violence survivors and their children at any given time.

Pay: $18-$20 per hour, depending on experience

Hours: 40 hours per week, including at least one evening and weekend shift

Deadline: Open until filled

For more information on this position, click here.

To access the application form, click here.

To view other employment opportunities at Raphael House, click here.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed Raphael House employment application form to Christina McGovney at CMcGovney@raphaelhouse.com, or mail to 4110 SE Hawthorne Blvd. #503 Portland, OR 97214.

Bilingual/Bicultural Counselor - Intercultural Psychiatric Program at OHSU, Portland, OR

The Bicultural Qualified Health Professional (QMHP) works closely with
staff psychiatrists of the Intercultural Psychiatric Program (IPP) as part of
an integrated team model to provide comprehensive, holistic care for
individuals seeking mental health services in a culturally sensitive
environment.  This position adheres to the Oregon Health Authority Oregon
Administrative Rules 309 as it relates to Out Patient Mental Health Services.
Currently we are recruiting to provide services to Farsi, Vietnamese and
Cambodian speaking patient populations.

The duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited
to individual counseling, family counseling, group therapy, case management,
client intake, outreach, skills training resource connection and timely
documentation of all clinical services. This position also provides directly
or coordinates the provision of language interpretation to assist staff
psychiatrists and other mental health practitioners at IPP in providing
psychiatric services to non-English speaking adult outpatients.  In addition,
this position provides clinical case management and other clinical support to
non-English speaking patients and potentially other IPP patients, as
specified by the director or manager of the IPP.

Job Type: Full and Part Time positions are available - AFSCME union represented

Schedule: TBD, but typically Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Pay: $20.57+ per hour, commensurate with qualifications

For more information on this position, or to apply, click here.

Volunteer Scribe - HomePlate Youth Services, Beaverton, OR

HomePlate Youth Services is currently looking for a scribe to take minutes during their once a month board meetings. This could be a great volunteer opportunity for someone interested in learning more about Boards and
Non-Profit Management. Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
in Beaverton. This position is a minimum 6-month commitment.

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please contact HomePlate Volunteer Coordinator Amber at volunteer@homeplateyouth.org.

"Get Back to Work Job Fair" Hosted by Embassy Suites/Portland Airport - Partnership with Portland Community College

Date: Wednesday December 5th, 2018, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Embassy Suites/Portland Airport

The "Get Back to Work Job Fair" will bring together a cross section of industries and employers. Public and Private sector employers will join large and small scale employers. The goal is to have multiple employers from many industries, including Sales and Marketing, Production and Manufacturing, Transportation and Distribution, Retail Sales and Warehouse, along with Health Care and Medical Services. There will be career opportunities for everyone from entry level to highend positions.

Validated parking will be offered, and there is no cost for employer registration. Job seekers only need to show up on the day of the event - no ticket required.

For more information on this event, click here.

November 2018

Social Service Assistant - Peer Recovery Services: Oregon Health Authority at Oregon State Hospital in Salem, OR

The Oregon State Hospital, a division of the Oregon Health Authority, has a fantastic opportunity for a SOCIAL SERVICE ASSISTANT  to join an excellent team working to help people recover from their illness and return to their lives in the community.  

The Oregon State Hospital (OSH) provides patient-centered psychiatric treatment for adults with mental illness from throughout the state. The hospital's primary goal is to help people recover from their illness and return to their lives in the community. Employees play an essential role in achieving the hospital's vision to be a psychiatric hospital that inspires hope, promotes safety and supports recovery for all.

What you will do!
You will provide direct support to patients in the implementation of advocacy, patient education, group and individual work, peer-operated services, individual planning, including but not limited to Peer Support Certification, skills related to Recovery International, Wellness Recovery Action Planning and relapse prevention.

What's in it for you?
Collaboration in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year. If you have a "lived experience," that being in recovery from a mental health or co-occurring disorder, don't delay, apply today! 

To learn more about this position or to apply, click here.

Applications close 12/6 at 11:59 p.m.

Program and Development Coordinator - Financial Beginnings Oregon

Financial Beginnings Oregon is looking to hire a Program and Development Coordinator (PDC) to join our team. The PDC will be an essential part of our organization, working with both our Program and Development teams to ensure that we can continue to meet the growing demand for our financial education programs in the community.

On the Program side, the PDC will provide critical coordination services to ensure that our financial education classes are delivered in a timely and efficient manner across the state. They will work with our Program Director and Volunteer Manager to coordinate the daily logistics of our financial education programs – communicating with our partners and volunteers, scheduling classes, and shipping program materials. In addition, they will help us track relevant information about our classes, helping us keep detailed and accurate records of our activities.

On the Development side, the PDC will help raise funds to support our programs. In collaboration with our Development Director, they will learn how to research, draft, and submit grant proposals, and will manage a small portfolio of grant funders each year to help support our programs. They will also assist in making our annual fundraising event – the Financial Literacy Conference – a success.

For more information on this position, click here.

To apply, click here.

Applications received before 11/28/18 will be given priority. Please do not reach out to staff at Financial Beginnings Oregon about this position.

Organizing Director - Opal Environmental Justice Oregon

OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon is seeking a passionate, dedicated individual to join our leadership team.
OPAL’s mission is Building Power for Environmental Justice and Civil Rights in Our Communities. We organize
low income people and people of color to achieve a safe and healthy environment in the places we live, work,
learn, pray and play. The Organizing Director coordinates multiple grassroots advocacy campaigns and works
with organizers and other staff to ensure victory in our campaigns, successful alliance-building, and growth in
our membership.

OPAL recently completed the creation of a new Strategic Plan, to articulate a vision for the five years between
2018 and 2022. The plan makes it clear: OPAL is an organizing powerhouse in the Portland region and in
Oregon more broadly, and we must double down on grassroots organizing to achieve even greater outcomes
following recent great successes, winning hundreds of millions in direct investments in our communities in the
past several years.
The first step in the new Strategic Plan is to hire an Organizing Director to oversee and support staff from
multiple grassroots organizing programs: Bus Riders Unite, the Youth Environmental Justice Alliance, OPAL’s
general membership, and our volunteer base. This position reports to the Executive Director.

For more information on this position. click here.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to jobs@opalpdx.org - please reference in the subject line the position for which you are applying. The position is open until filled.

Youth Crisis Line - Coaching Volunteer

General Description: The Oregon YouthLine, a teen-to-teen crisis hotline, has positions available for a Coaching Volunteer. This intern would have the responsibility of overseeing our peer crisis intervention specialists as they support youth in crisis. YouthLine is a free and confidential peer-to-peer help, support, and
crisis line for youth. Our volunteers support youth with topics ranging from grades and relationships issues to managing mental illnesses, self-injury, and suicidal thoughts. Coaching Volunteers would always be supervised by a masters-level clinician. 

More Information: 

  • Two term, 6 month duration
  • 6 hours/week from 4pm-10pm
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Application provided here.
Contact Kahae Sellers here for more information. 

Mental Health Clinician - Lutheran Community Services Northwest

General Description: We provide outpatient services only, but our clinicians use a community-based approach. Our specialties include - Trauma (especially PTSD), CBT, Culturally sensitive and inclusive services, EMDR, Mindfulness-based therapy, Grief therapy, and support for life limiting illness. We utilize an electronic health record system, Credible, through which all client documentation flows.

*This postion is located in Vancouver, WA. 
*This position is for 37.5 hours per week.

Click here for more information and application details. 

Clinical Research Assistant - Portland Veteran Affairs Health Care System

Full- or part-time clinical research assistant needed for VA merit review study, which is a multi-site randomized controlled trial of compensatory cognitive training for older adults (55 years or older). Ideally, the RA would be a master's or early PhD clinician (unlicensed counselor, SW, or psychologist) who will help run manualized cognitive rehabilitation treatment groups; conduct neuropsych assessments before, during and after the groups; help with screening and recruitment; and, assist with IRB and other admin duties. Individuals with less clinical training who could not run the treatment groups, or those without neuropsych testing experience, may be considered, but one or the other would be strongly preferred. Assistance in the lab with data analysis, papers, and grants would be a bonus, but is not absolutely necessary.

For more information on this position, click here.

To apply, please send CV and cover letter to Marilyn.Huckans@va.gov.

Behavioral Health Clinician - Orchid Health

Looking for a Behavioral Health Clinician to join integrated rural clinic team!

Orchid Health was founded four years ago with the belief that the most effective way to improve the health of our communities is through integrated primary and behavioral health care that takes the time to listen to and build trusting relationships with each patient. We are committed to our communities and each other and are proud of the positive feedback and reputation that we have built.

We now see over 4,000 patients at our two clinic locations and are currently hiring for a full-time behavioral health clinician to provide solution-focused behavioral health services at our Estacada Clinic - which is a 35-45 minute drive from Portland. This position offers a small atmosphere, and a supportive environment.

Benefits include $62-72K DOE, complete benefits package including health/dental/vision insurance, paid medical malpractice and CME, as well as possible student loan repayment assistance.

For more information on this position, visit this link: Behavioral Health Clinician and Program Supervisor Job Posting v2.docx

click here

Training Specialist - PSU Child Welfare Partnership, Salem, OR

Portland State University, Child Welfare Partnership (CWP) is excited to announce that we are recruiting for a full-time Training Specialist, primarily focused on delivery of training statewide for foster, adopt and relative care providers. This position works with a team of trainers to provide curriculum development, training design and delivery for Child Welfare Department staff and certified caregivers with an emphasis on safety, permanency and well-being for children. This position further develops and refines curriculum materials for the training program in response to new projects, newly identified best practices and policy and practice changes initiated by DHS. This position also consults with direct service staff on field practice, consults with field supervisors and managers on training needs and participates on DHS and CWP work groups. The person will have a primary work site at the PSU Salem Center, ensuring interaction with the main training unit and DHS central office staff.

Applicants must have experience working in the Oregon DHS Child Welfare system. Bilingual/bicultural applicants are encouraged to apply. Please contact Michelle Warden, Assistant Training Manager, at 503-584-7106 for more information regarding this posting.


Youth Mentor - Multicultural Integrated Kidney Educaton

General Description: As a mentor, you will act as a guide and positive role model for a group of 3-5 youth. You will join a teacher and MIKE staff to work with your youth along with a team of other mentors and their assigned
youth. Mentors facilitate small group discussions, assist with hands-on activities, participate in a field
trip, and facilitate a final Health Leadership Project as each youth team creates a project to promote
health within their own community.

Meeting Times: Thursdays from 10:45am-12:10pm and 12:20pm-1:30pm in North Portland
*You May apply for one or both positions

For more information and application details email mentor@mikeprogram.org

Second Year Graduate Student Employment Opportunity Student Support Specialist - Resource Center for Students with Children

Come work at the dynamic Resource Center for Students with Children! Provide support and intervention for students with children who are in crisis or in need.

Job Responsibilities:

● Provide crisis intervention and resource and referral for student parents in distress.

● Work with students in our child care subsidy program who are not meeting requirements to develop and implement an intervention plan to help them succeed and meet requirements.

● Learn about campus and community resources and develop tools to help student families find the resources they need.

● Assist with office duties such as greeting students, helping plan, prepare for and run events, processing paperwork

Pay: $14.50/hour

Hours: 10-15 hours/week

For more information on this position, click here.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to wittorff@pdx.edu or drop it by our office at
SMSU 462. Questions? Email List Wittorff, Director of Services for Students with
Children at Wittorff@pdx.edu.

Temporary Case Manager 2 - Department of County Human Services, Downtown Portland, OR

Primary responsibilities include:

Provide services to clients which could include eligibility assessment and intake for Oregon Supplemental Income Program (OSIP), Presumptive Medicaid, SNAP, and the Oregon Health Plan

Assess client needs and risk status through home visits, phone calls, and connecting them with resources

Develop comprehensive, client-centered care plans

Paperwork, paperwork, and more paperwork! Plus quite a bit of data entry

The successful candidate will demonstrate respect and appreciation for ethnic and cultural diversity, expertise in case management philosophies and strategies, commitment to delivering person-centered care, strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills, and have the ability to stay on top of the clerical duties so the client work stays up to date

This position is temporary and won't receive benefits, but the employee will eligible to apply for other opportunities when hiring resumes in the new year. Applicants must be able to begin on November 30.

For more information on this position, click here.

To apply, please send an email with the heading "Temp CM2 Interest" along with a resume and cover letter to Anna Shy at anna.shy@multco.us.

Domestic & Sexual Violence Coordination Manager - Department of County Human Services, Downtown Portland, OR

As the Domestic & Sexual Violence Coordination Manager, you will lead the development of innovative, effective, and coordinated responses to domestic and sexual violence based on local needs, resources, and national best practices. Your ability to collaborate and generate buy-in and respect will be vital when working with elected officials, executive management, community agencies, and civic organizations. Your appreciation of the historical roots of this movement, your local knowledge of issues impacting domestic and sexual violence services, and your focus on policy will allow this office to be a true driver of change.

Salary$79,768.32 - $119,653.92 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Deadline to apply is Thursday, November 29th.

For more information on this position or to apply, click here.

Personal & Academic Counselor - St. Mary's Academy

The St. Mary’s Academy Counseling department seeks to promote student self-awareness, personal growth and responsibility and to help students develop problem-solving and self-reflection abilities. Counselors are available to support students who face emotional, social and academic challenges. As student needs dictate, counselors work alone and with other colleagues in a multi-disciplinary team to determine approaches to best support individual students, communicate with students and families, and offer external referrals. They also work as a team to deliver programming and facilitate groups to address student needs. We seek a candidate who models emotional maturity, balance, and wellness, and one who understands the developmental needs of adolescent girls and will enjoy working in a high-energy high school environment. Excellent communication, collaboration, flexibility, and organizational skills are necessary.

See job description here

Click here to apply

Counselor II (Drug Court) - Volunteers of America

Position Summary: The Drug Court Counselor II is culturally responsive within the African American population and responsible for providing trauma informed services, outpatient individual and group counseling services to clients referred through the Multnomah County Drug Courts to the InAct program. Works under the direct supervision of the Community and Corrections Clinical Supervisor. 

Applications Close 11/28/18

Click here for more information and application details.

Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference, February 8 2019 - Doubletree Hotel Portland, Oregon

Early Bird registration is open for the Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference.

Save over 40% when you register before December. 

The Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference is designed for attorneys and law enforcement, public and private clinicians; healthcare administrators; students of the law, social work, psychology and psychiatry; policy designers and elected officials; and businesses and individuals involved with the care and welfare of people with mental illness.

Twelve engaging & provocative sessions

CLE credit for attorneys through OSB

Agency group rates available with sponsorship

CEU credit for clinicians through NASW

Law enforcement training credit through DPSST

National Keynote Speaker

Buffet lunch with vegetarian option

Oregon Advocacy Award ceremony

Group rate overnight rooms available

Exhibit tables available

Scholarships for full time students and advocates with lived experience

This unique and engaging conference SOLD OUT in 2017 & 2018 and we expect it to sell out in 2019. Get registered early. 

Click here to larn more about the Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference.

Click here to register.

Multnomah County Drug Courts - Counselor II 

Full-Time, $36,266 USD per year
Close Date: 11/28/18
Position Summary: The Drug Court Counselor II is culturally responsive within the African American population and responsible for providing trauma informed services, outpatient individual and group counseling services to clients referred through the Multnomah County Drug Courts to the InAct program. Works under the direct supervision of the Community and Corrections Clinical Supervisor.
Learn More and Apply


Child & Family Therapist - CHILDREN'S CENTER

Exciting opportunity for Mental Health Professionals who are passionate about helping kids and families.

We are expanding our school-based mental health program. MSW or MA with minimum 2 years' experience working with children/adolescents with mental health conditions and their family members in a mental health setting. Requires strong diagnostic/documentation skills and ability to work in a fast-paced outpatient clinic. Position is both clinic and school-based. This is a full-time position. Counselor registration through the Department of Health in State of WA required.

We offer energetic and inspiring supervision and team consultation meetings and the chance to hone your skills. We want you to be the best therapist you can be!

For more information on this position, click here.

Send resumes to management@thechildrenscenter.org.

Social Worker - DaVita

Use your natural gift of education and persuasion to help patients and their families cope with the effects of kidney disease. Life on dialysis can be a difficult transition for many patients-and you'll be there to support and advocate for them. In this vital role, you will help patients understand their rights and responsibilities, and guide them in managing the physical, mental, emotional and financial demands of End Stage Renal Disease.

Click here for more information and application details.

SUN Volunteer & Activities Coordinator - Franklin High School

OB SUMMARY: The Extended Day Coordinator works under the supervision of the SUN Site Supervisor. Provides coordination of the extended day tutoring/mentoring and family night programs for families and youth. This is a part-time position. Work schedule is Mondays to Thursdays from 11:30 to 5:30 pm, with some variation for events and special school schedules.

Entry wage: $15

Status: part-time; 24 hours per week

Click Here to Learn More and Apply


October 2018


Family Advocate - Bradley Angle

The Healing Roots Family Advocate would provide culturally-relevant support and advocacy primarily to African American survivors of domestic violence to promote the cohesion of a safe parent-child relationship, family wellness, and prevent disruption caused by homelessness and Child Welfare involvement. Works in community-based and home settings.

Job Type: Part-Time

Salary: $17.37/hour

Hours: 16-19 hours/week, Monday-Friday

For more information on this position, click the link below:

Healing Roots PT Family Advocate (2).docx

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Anna Woiwor-Bradley, Youth and Family Services Coordinator, at jobs@bradleyangle.org.


Licensed Mental Health Professionals Wanted - Positions Available at Oregon Counseling in Corvallis and at Eugene Therapy

Oregon Counseling is seeking Oregon-licensed, mental health professionals to join our team-based, professional and supportive group practice throughout Oregon.

Our practice is dedicated to providing clinicians with a meaningful and rewarding group-practice experience where providers can focus on clinical work, while the practice manages all clerical, administrative, marketing, billing and scheduing responsibilities. We have opportunities for day, evening and weekend clinical hours; both PT and FT.

Job Type: Full-Time or Part-Time

Compensation & Benefits: Full time MA $75,000 for MA level; to $95,000 for Psychologist. Health benefits with medical, dental and vision. Retirement plan with matching. CEU reimbursement benefit. Licensure reimbursement benefit. Paid sick leave. Complete and comprehensive administrative support.

To apply, click here.

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Advisor for Trauma Sensitive Schools - Education Northwest

We are looking for an Advisor – Trauma-Sensitive Schools to provide training and technical assistance to community organizations and educational institutions.

- Collaborate on design and delivery of technical assistance to clients that include community-based organizations, schools, districts, and state departments of education
- Provide training and coaching to educational institutions interested in implementing trauma-sensitive practice
- Use data and evidence to make recommendations that enable providers to improve their services
- Prepare and make presentations to clients, colleagues, and/or other educators regionally or nationally
- Plan, develop, and facilitate in-person or virtual learning communities
- Develop reports and other forms of documentation for project activities
- Develop new materials and tools for use during technical assistance and site visits
- Develop or locate resources as technical assistance activities dictate
- Contribute to increasing Education Northwest's capabilities, effectiveness, credibility, visibility and growth by staying abreast of developments in trauma-informed school, by participating in meetings and conferences, and by identifying potential projects and partnering opportunities
- Assist in developing new sources of funding to continue this work
- Perform other related duties as assigned

Learn More and Apply


Inner NE Shelter Residential Advocate - Transition Projects

The right candidate for this position has a passion for helping others, is nonjudgmental, and is able to deal with difficult situations in positive and constructive ways. You will actively participate in shelter processes and work as part of a team to provide services to participants. 

Responsibilities: Provide advocacy, information, and referral services to participants staying in emergency shelters. Oversee shelter facility in a manner that is consistent with Transition Projects mission, values, policies and procedures. Actively participate in shelter processes and work as part of a team to provide services to participants.

Hours: Overnight Shelter, Swing & Grave Shifts Available, Full & Part Time Available

Wages: $13.39 per hour

Learn More and Apply


Student Support Coordinator - Open School East, Middle School

Open School East is a partnership between Open School, the University of Portland School of Education, Centennial School District, David Douglas School District, Gresham Barlow School District, Parkrose School District, Reynolds School District and Portland Public Schools. Over 80% of our students are low-income, and over 60% are youth of color. All teachers and staff at Open School are committed to developing strong relationships with students, to know them individuals, and to advocate for their success in middle school, high school and in their post-secondary endeavors.

The Student Support Coordinator will work in partnership with the Middle School Program Director and Associate Principal to develop and advance an effective program preparing students for academic success in middle school and positioning them for successful transition into high school. The position will need to understand how school expectations and culture support academic achievement and growth for each student while developing and advancing that culture so that each student owns their progress and place in the community.

Student Support Services Duties:

*Actively build and sustain a cohesive student culture and an open safe environment for students, and families to support student learning and achievement.

*Develop and implement a daily, weekly, and monthly schedule that outlines specific plans for school culture building opportunities

*Support students by providing meaningful information and opportunities for problem solving, healthy choice making and increasing resiliency, self-direction and motivation.

*Organize, lead and facilitate issue-focused groups.

*Ensure students understand and adhere to school policies and procedures.

*Cultivate leadership and engagement amongst the student body by facilitating student government, group gatherings, and events.  

*Facilitate family meetings, individual student check-ins, and mediations between students/staff as needed.

*Maintain open communication with parents/guardians regarding student conduct and achievement.

*With the Middle School Program Director, Associate Principal and Head of School collaborate regarding student discipline interventions.

STARTING SALARY RANGE: $19.14 - $21.26 per hour (DOE) and full benefits

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter and résumé to jobs@openschoolnw.org.  Please reference position number 2018-36 in the subject line.


Resident Services Coordinator - Innovative Housing Inc.

Innovative Housing, Inc. (IHI) is a non-profit, affordable housing developer that serves the Portland metro area. We provide housing for low and moderate income individuals and families and, because we recognize that quality, affordable housing requires more than just bricks and mortar, IHI invests in a vibrant Resident Services Program. Our Resident Services are designed to build community and help our residents maintain their housing stability, increase their quality of life, and access opportunities.

This position primarily facilitates weekly services which include the following:

•    Identify service needs of residents.

•    Help residents access social services, community resources, higher education, employment supports, etc.

•    Plan, publicize and facilitate on-site community building events and activities.

•    Provide eviction prevention services including development of budgets and payment plans.

•    Communicate and coordinate with community partners and other onsite agencies.

•    Complete general office duties related to position (emailing, phone calls, outreach, flyer making etc.).

•    Provide additional duties and services for residents as necessary.

Compensation: $37,000 annual salary and competitive benefits. If interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to employment@innovativehousinginc.com 


Bilingual Outreach Worker - HomePlate Youth Services, Washington County

The Outreach Worker will provide a consistent demonstration of HomePlate’s values and mission in each contact with an unstably housed young person. Build and nourish mutual relationships, trust and support to promote the strengths and capabilities of young people as they work to obtain permanent housing. Bilingual in Spanish/English is a requirement for this position.

Provide direct outreach services to young people experiencing homelessness in Washington County. Outreach involves going to transit centers, parks, skate parks, forested areas, and other locations where young people congregate. (Typical schedule is 12:30-8:30pm M, W, Th & 10:30-6:30pm Tu & Fri).

Salary: $35,500. Benefits: Employer paid medical (79%) & dental benefits for employee and 50% covered for dependents; $500 HRA; starts with 20 days paid time off.

To Apply: Email a résumé and application questions (below) to: jobs@homeplateyouth.org. Because of the volume of applications, please understand that we will not be able to respond to email or phone inquiries, but all applicants will receive responses regarding the status of the application process. Applications will be welcome until the position is filled.

● Every duty in the job description is based on having solid rapport and trust with the youth. Give an example of your success building relationships and collaborative efforts with and among diverse populations.

● What interests you most about this position?

● What qualities do you think are necessary to make a success of this job? Why do you believe you hold them?

● What do you believe the barriers to ending homelessness are? What do you believe is the reason that homelessness exists in Washington County?

● What does the following mean to you: “Relationships rather than rules – because in the end it’s about people.”


Clinical Therapist - Madrona Recovery, Tigard

The ideal candidate for this position will be passionate about working with adolescents and families and have excellent collaboration and communication skill. Must be at ease completing assessments, treatment planning, all case management, utilization management, and discharge planning efficiently and in a timely manner. Our Clinical Therapists should have exceptional skill in individual, group, and family therapy. Within the scope of their license and discipline, employee acts as the central point of clinical information and decision-making for the internal treatment team, consumers of services, community providers, and third-party reviewers.

Oregon LCSW, LPC, or LMFT and CADC required. Minimum of one year experience working with adolescents, preferably in a residential or comparable treatment setting. Excellent communication skills and ability to work with individuals in crisis, a multidisciplinary team, referral sources, and insurance company reviewers. If recovering from a substance abuse related disorder must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 - $25.00/hour

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Project Manager - Social Justice Fund Northwest, Seattle, WA

Working closely with two other Project Managers in Seattle and the rest of the Social Justice Fund NW program team, you will implement Giving Projects (more information at http://bit.ly/SJFgivingproject). This includes outreach, networking, and relationship-building to bring new people into Giving Projects; skilled facilitation on topics as varied as race and class analysis, grassroots fundraising, and democratic grantmaking; and one-on-one coaching of Giving Project members in their individual fundraising plans. This dynamic position is a great fit for someone who enjoys doing a variety of different tasks and learning new skills.

We envision our staff as a fully collaborative team in service to our mission. As Project Manager, you will have a direct impact for social change – developing new leaders to resource social justice movements, and moving hundreds of thousands of dollars to some of the most inspiring community organizing in the Northwest.

Employment Type: Full-Time Staff, Exempt

Salary: $50,000 – $55,000 plus full benefits

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to hr@socialjusticefund.org by Nov 28, 2018. In your cover letter, please be sure to explain why you would like to work at Social Justice Fund NW and why in this specific position. You can also direct questions to the same email. All applications will be reviewed after November 28, and we hope to schedule first interviews for early December.

We also offer internships, practicum experience and other volunteer opportunities. Contact us if you are interested at info@socialjusticefund.org.

For more information on this position, click here.


Bilingual Housing Advocate - Bradley Angle

Bradley Angle is a dynamic social service organization offering safe shelter and supportive services to survivors of domestic violence and their children since 1975. We offer an array of holistic programs and services focused on economic empowerment, housing assistance, LGBTQ programming, Healing Roots (a culturally-specific program for African American survivors), group support, emergency shelter and youth and family supports. At Bradley Angle, we aim to have our staff reflect the populations we serve and encourage applicants from those communities to apply. We are accepting applications for the Housing Advocate position, based out of the Bradley Angle Resource Center.

Compenstation: $17-$18 an hour/40 hours per week

For more information and application details click here.


Early Discussion and Resolution Program Manager - Oregon Patient Safety Commission, Portland, OR

The Program Manager will support Early Discussion and Resolution (EDR), a statewide program administered by the Oregon Patient Safety Commission. This position will report to the Executive Director and will collaborate with the Director of Early Discussion and Resolution to set priorities and complete tasks. The right candidate for this position will not only possess the necessary skills and work experience but will also bring a passion of improving healthcare for patients and providers. A flexible mindset and creative approach to work are essential in this role.

Compensation & Benefits: $65,000 - $80,000 Annually; Generous benefits package including employer-paid health insurance, vacation and sick leave, 10 holidays, three personal days, flexible spending accounts, and participation in the PERS retirement plan

Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on November 7, 2018

For more job information or to apply, click here.


Childcare Relief Staff - Clackamas Women's Services

The Childcare Relief Staff position focuses on providing supervision and care to children/youth whose parents are accessing services at the Family Justice Center and/or Clackamas Women's Services Confidential Shelter. The position will be responsible for creating a safe space for child dependents of adult survivors of domestic and sexual violence and child/youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence and sexual assault or exploitation and children/youth exposed to domestic violence and sexual violence in our region while they are in CWS' Childcare Program. The position will provide childcare services to a full age range of children/youth (infant-teenager) and will be responsible for working with them simultaneously.

Job Type: Full-Time

Pay: DOE

Hours: On-Call

Full Position Description

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@cwsor.org with the subject line of "Childcare Relief Position".


Shelter Relief Staff - Clackamas Women's Services

Responsible for providing coverage for open shifts when regularly scheduled shelter staff are not available; there are no set schedules or hours. Responsible for providing case management, advocacy and support services to participants of the CWS shelter. The Reilef Staff role requires an ability to provide non-judgemental support with unconditional positive regard, transparent and honest communication as well as the ability to be flexible and creative in a variety of changing situations.

Job Type: On-Call

Pay: DOE

Hours: Relief as needed. Weekdays, evenings and overnights

Full Position Description

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@cwsor.org with the subject line of "Childcare Relief Position".


Advocate: Bilingual (English/Spanish) / Abogada Bilingüe (Inglés / Español) - Clackamas Women's Services

Staff with bilingual/bicultural competencies provide an additional and essential value to our organization and we increase our starting wage accordingly for bilingual/bicultural staff.

The Advocate – Bilingual (Engilsh/Spanish) position is responsible for providing crisis intervention, case
management, advocacy, and support services to survivors accessing services at the Family Justice Center,
specifically providing support for Latina survivors.

Job Type: Full-Time

Pay: DOE

Hours: Primarily weekdays and some evenings

Full Postion Description

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@cwsor.org with subject line "Latina Advocate".


Youth Advocate - Springwater Transitional Living Program at The Inn Home

We are seeking a qualified and earnest individual to work as a Youth Advocate in our transitional living program, Springwater. This federally funded program has been serving our community since 2000. We are looking for someone, who first has a large capacity to understand stress related trauma, Positive Youth Development concepts, who is reliable, who has their own phone and reliable transportation to and from the work site (whatever that may be). Also, someone who has some experience with youth who are at risk. Education is important, however, what we value most, is someone who enjoys working in a team environment and wants to be a significant part of their community. Program solving skills are a must, as well as some passable proficiency using Microsoft applications.

Schedule: Friday 4:00pm to 9:00pm; Saturday 9:00am to 9:00pm and Sunday 9:00am to 9:00pm.

Compensation & Benefits: $12/hr + benefits like medical, dental, vacation, personal time, sick time and vesting in an agency supported retirement account

Please send current resume and cover letter telling the hiring team why you would be a good fit for this job opening. Submissions can be emailed to Director of Housing Services, Steve Olsen, at solsen@theinnhome.org.


Residential Housing Coordinator II - Community Resource Program at Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency, Salem, OR

The Residential Housing Coordinator (RHC) will be responsible for providing assessment, goal planning, case management support and housing placement assistance to homeless veterans with severe mental illness. The RHC will interact closely with landlords and clients to negotiate potential rental opportunities and to resolve housing related issues / barriers effectively. The Residential Housing Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Peer Support Specialist to provide the encessary supports and advocacy to encourage positive tenancy by participants.

Elligible participants will include veterans (and their families) who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. The RHC will work with each participant to develop an individualized action plan with the goal of self-sufficiency and long term housing stability. The RHC will coordinate with Salem Housing Authority to provide financial assistance and supports to assist participants in stabilizing their housing. The RHC will work closely with partnering community porgrams to enhance supports for the participant and will assist the Housing Assistance Program Coordinator in ongoing data management and reporting.

Pay: $16.50/hour

Job Type: Full-Time grant funded position (funded through June 30, 2019)

Position Description


Applications can be submitted to jobs@mwvcaa.org, or sent by mail to Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency HR 2475 Center St NE, Salem OR 97301.


Behavioral Health Consultant - Family Health Center, Southwest WA

We are looking for Behavioral Health Consultants to provide services in a professional, positive, consumer-friendly, and recovery-focused manner, as a core member of a collaborative care team that includes the patient's primary care provider; a consulting psychiatric provider; other behavioral health staff; and other primary care support. Candidate must have a working knowledge of evidence-based psycho-social treatments for common mental disorders, familiarity with brief, structured intervention techniques (e.g., Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation), and a basic knowledge of psychopharmacology. Experience working with under-served, transient populations and working with patients who have co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and physical health problems is required. Experience working with safety net providers within the community and knowledge of community resources.

To apply, follow these steps:

1. Go to this website

2. Fill out the Washington Practitioners application and FHC disclosures completely - no blanks

3. Send your FHC forms, Resume, and Cover letter to jobs@cfamhc.org. Indicate BH Consultant in the Subject line

If you have any questions, please call Brynne Beverly at (360) 353-3256, ext 2646.


Meditation Co-Coordinator - Resolutions Northwest

The mediation co-coordinator position is responsible in sharing responsibilities with the other co-coordinator for the development, coordination and oversight of the mediation program, including fee-based services.

• Mediation case management from intake through closing

• Supervision and mentoring of volunteer mediators

• Outreach for increasing and/or expanding mediation related service opportunities

Salary & Benefits: $34,000 Annually + health and dental benefits

Job Type: Temporary Position through June 30, 2019

Start Date: TBD (End of October)

Please send a resume and cover letter to info@resolutionsnorthwest.org with Subject “Mediation Co-Coordinator” that answers the following:

This position centers equity in mediation. What about this role excites you?

What experience do you have that would be helpful in a position sharing a co-coordinator role?

More information on this position can be found here.


Family Seeking Psychotherapy/Clinical Social Work Graduate Student - Near SE Hawthorne and 28th Ave., Portland, OR

We are looking for a male psychotherapy/clinical social work grad student to be a roommate for our 28 year old son who is recovering from Bipolar Disorder and OCD. Our son's psychiatrist and therapist recommend companionship, to re-develop social skills, for supervision of medication, support to regain his strength, and to build independence.

Compensation for this service would include free rent - one bedroom in a two bedroom apartment near SE Hawthorne and 28th. Utilities and internet are included, and a weekly stipend will be paid for companionship duties. The apartment is spacious and light, in a lively neighborhood. 

For more information on this position, please contact Dr. & Mrs. Kahn at tmkahn@gmail.com.


Quality Specialist - De Paul Treatment Centers' Quality Management, Downtown Portland, OR

The Quality Specialist plays a critical role in documentation review for all levels of care for all of
our locations. This position provides a link between clinical and billing staff to further the
mission of De Paul and to support De Paul’s clients. The Quality Specialist will review clinical
documentation for completeness and accuracy. They will review and prepare monthly and
quarterly reports and communicate with varied internal and external parties to solve identified issues.

Pay: $15/hour

Job Type: Full-Time

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@depaultc.org.

More information about this position can be found here.


Temporary Evaluation Assistant - Oregon IDA Initiative at NP Office (2501 SW 1st Ave., Portland, OR) with some opportunity for working remotely

The Research Assistant will have the opportunity to clean and analyze data related to who the IDA is reaching and the outcomes it is achieving. We are looking for temporary assistance while we complete an annual evaluation report. Working closely with the Manager of Data Analysis and Evaluation, this will include:

Use SPSS syntax to clean large administrative data sets, prepare data for analysis

Check problematic records in the administrative database and identify records that need correction by initiative providers

Write SPSS syntax to merge large data sets and conduct descriptive analysis

And use Dedoose to code participant interview data.

This position is 8 hours per week for 9 weeks.

For more information about this position, contact Janey Byrd at janetvacationbyrd@gmail.com.


Bilingual Outreach Worker - HomePlate Outreach

The Outreach Worker will provide a consistent demonstration of HomePlate’s values and mission in each contact with an unstably housed young person. Build and nourish mutual relationships, trust and support to promote the strengths and capabilities of young people as they work to obtain permanent housing. Bilingual in Spanish/English is a requirement for this position.

Salary: $35,000 Annually

Start Date: Mid-November 2018

More information about this position can be found here.


Field Therapist - Outback Therapeutic Expeditions

The Field Therapist collaborates with the Primary Therapist on how to empower adolescents, maintain a healthy and functioning group culture, and take therapeutic gains to the next level. The Field Therapist does this by:

Camping with a group of teens in the wilderness for an 8 day/night shift and get 6 days/nights off

Participating in the staffing milieu to ensure the highest safety standards are maintained at all times

Providing group and individual therapy sessions every day of your on-shift

Doing co-therapy with the primary therapist during their time in the field

Helping students each day by providing skill building techniques, psycho-education, crisis-intervention, assessment, and continuity of care by being with the students before, during and after the primary therapists meet with them each week

Salary: $35,000 - $45,000 Annually

More information about this position can be found here.


Program Supervisor - Community Services

The Community Services Program Supervisor position supports Home Forward's strategic and operational objectives in the following way: To supervise and coordinate the organization, staffing, activities and operations with an asssigned Home Forward program area; staff training to ensure compliance with Home Forward and mandated rules, regulations, policies and procedures; coordinate assigned activities with other departments, divisions and outside agencies; and provide highly responsible staff assistance to assigned management staff.

Qualified Candidates Will Have:

A Bachlor's degree with major course work in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, or related field. A Master's in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Psychology is preferred. 

Five years of public housing program experience

One or more years of supervisory experience


Apply for this position using the following link, https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hapdx/jobs/2233511/community-services-program-supervisor?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


High Lakes Health Care, in Bend, OR is seeking an LCSW to join our primary care team as a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC).

Guaranteed salary with comprehensive benefits package plus opportunity for production incentives. HLHC is looking for a provider who can provide brief, problem focused assessments/interventions to address a wide range of health problems and participate in implementation of clinical protocols and quality improvement initiatives as we integrate behavioral health into primary care. To apply for a position with our team, contact Jason Prinster, Primary Care Behavioral Health Director, High Lakes Health Care, jprinster@highlakeshealthcare.com, 541.389.7741 or visit https://highlakeshealthcare.com/about/careers/


Development Associate - HomePlate

General Description: The Development Associate works with the Development Director and the Executive Director to provide support for fundraising and grant-tracking. The candidate will be expected to: help build and maintain relationships with donors, prepare reports for grants, implement special events, manage social media, manage donor and volunteer databases, coordinate thank you mailings and annual appeals. It is important for candidates to possess an essential quality of “meeting people where they are", whether homeless youth, staff, volunteers, Board members, or potential major donor.

More information and application details provided here.


Personal Support Worker for Autistic Young Man - West Portland

As a PSW you will be paid through the county's appointed payroll service. The current rate is about $16/hour. If you are not currently registered with the state/county as a PSW, I can assist walking you through the process of applying.

Most of the time this young man is an angel. There are times however, of high anxiety that can cause some aggressive behavior. Compassion, tough love and medication will win the day in those cases.

Duties May Include: * Prompting for certain tasks. * Cleaning his glasses. * Keeping him occupied. He spends a lot of time on his computer, so there will be some downtime. * When you are both comfortable, taking him on outings; the mall, zoo, Shopping, amusement park, etc.

Requirements: * Must have own transportation. * Must have a strong sense of self. * Must be experienced in dealing with behavioral issues, or willing to learn * Must not be easily intimidated.

Text Riven at 503.756.7619 if interested.


Multiple Employment Opportunities - Multnomah County 

Detailed information regarding employment opportunities and how to apply can be found with this link.


Research and Date Analyst - Workforce Southwest Washington

The Research & Data Analyst will be responsible for research and data analysis from various sources; will develop and present findings to help the organization cultivate strategies to meet the workforce needs of local businesses; will research known challenges, such as skills gaps and worker shortages in key industries, and provide analysis that will aid in the development of programming solutions. The Research and Data Analyst will be responsible for providing ad hoc reports to help businesses gain or maintain a competitive advantage in the labor market and will be responsible for tracking, reporting and analyzing key organizational performance metrics.

This link will lead you to further information and how to apply 


Volunteer Mentor for the ASPIRE Program - Milwaukie High School

ASPIRE is the state of Oregon’s mentoring program to help youth access education/training beyond high school. The program matches trained adult mentors with high school students to develop a plan to help them meet their
future career/education goals.

If interested please contact Lisa Boyd at boydli@nclack.k12.or.us


Technology Assistant - May Reeves

General Description: May Reeves is a Beaverton, Oregon resident who is seeking a social work student who can help her with technology needs. She has a disability which restricts her access to technology and hopes to find someone who can place online orders and handle some data entry/transcribing.

Hours are flexible and negotiable

Wages have not yet been determined

For more information - Please contact May Reeves at: (971) 804-2773


Social Worker/Primary Care Integrated Behavioralist - Columbia Hospital 

General Description: The Social Worker (Primary Care Integrated Behavioralist) (PCIB) works as a clinical member of an integrated primary care team providing brief assessment, intervention, and onsite consultation regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change.  The PCIB works to improve population health outcomes by ensuring patients of all ages have access to behavioral health expertise as a usual part of primary care.   PCIBs working in primary care are matrixed with the Care Management department at Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) for clinical supervision and cross-coverage; however the primary responsibility is in serving primary care patients.

More information and application details provided here.


Masters Social Worker/Family Transitional Care Planner - Columbia Hospital

General Description: The MSW/FTCP intervenes with patients who have complex psychosocial needs, require assistance with eligibility determination for social programs and funding sources, and qualify for community assistance from a variety of special funds and agencies.  In addition, offer crisis intervention to patients and families with psychosocial needs and coordinates and facilitates the development of a discharge plan of care for high risk patient populations.  This role receives referrals from individuals for at risk populations from interdisciplinary team members and outpatient services.

More information and application details provided here.

Crime Victim Advocate - LCS Northwest

General Description: Lutheran Community Services Northwest is looking for a 30 hour/week Crime Victim Advocate who will provide support, advocacy and crisis intervention for people who are primary and/or secondary victims of crimes other than sexual assault and domestic violence. This individual will develop, coordinate and facilitate outreach efforts, particularly in marginalized and underserved communities. 

More information and application details provided here.

Research Assistant for a Qualitative Study

General Description: Are you interested in building your resume/CV with a mentored research assistant experience? I’m a PSU doctoral student in social work looking for an enthusiastic PSU student for the Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 terms (5-10 hours/week max) to assist me with a National Institute of Health (NIH)-supported qualitative research project focused on examining the narratives of military sexual trauma (MST) survivors. For more details about the position, contact Maria Carolina Gonzales-Prats at mgonza2@pdx.edu. 

Paid Fellowship Opportunity - Team Bus

About Team Bus: The Bus Project was founded in 2001. We’re an innovative nonprofit organization that mobilizes young people to move Oregon forward through civic engagement, leadership development and advocacy work. We register and turn out thousands of young voters every year by working on issues like election reform, and economic, climate and housing justice, all while training hundreds of young leaders to create change.
More information and application details provided here.