Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

 Welcome to our Employment Opportunities Page!

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. 

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. 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



PDX SSW Staff & Faculty Employment Opportunities


Training Specialist - Child Welfare Partnership in Salem

This position works with a diverse team of trainers to plan, design, and deliver complex
curriculum for Child Welfare Department staff, caregivers, and community partners,
including tribal child welfare staff. Training has an emphasis on Safety, Permanency, and Well-being for children using a trauma-informed and social justice framework. The 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 the State Department of Human Services, in an effort to assist with workforce development that is in alignment with their strategic goals.


  • Three years of experience as a trainer which included responsibility for assessing, planning, delivering, and evaluating training needs in an organization; AND
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Education, or Human Resources (Personnel) Management; or three more years of pertinent experience.

Application Screenings Begin: 03/16/2020

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


Adoption and Foster Family Therapy Certificate Project Manager - Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services (CCF) in Salem

This position is based in Salem, OR. The Project Manager for Adoption and Foster Family Therapy Certificate provides oversight for and assures delivery of programs that increase the adoption/foster family competence of mental health and child welfare professionals in their delivery of services that strengthen families.

This position provides expertise in the administrative operations of the certificate program and Ongoing Professional Development for Caseworkers, including planning and promoting. This position requires discretion and independent judgment.

The Project Manager works closely with the Field-Based Training Manager at the Child Welfare Partnership, as well as representatives of Portland State University School of Social Work, the Oregon Department of Human Services, the Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center (ORPARC) and other community partners.

PAY RANGE: $50,748 - $58,500/year DOE

For more information and to apply, click here.



Community Employment & Volunteer Opportunities


May 2020


School-based Child and Family Therapist - Orchid Health

In January, 2020 we opened our third clinic in Blue River, Oregon and have formed a close partnership
with the McKenzie School District. Our mission in partnering with the schools is to provide accessible,
youth-friendly mental health services located on the school campus and we are looking to hire a
School-based Child and Family Therapist in support of this.

Follow this link for a more detailed position description, as well as information on the application process.


Phlebotomist (w/ Paid Phlebotomy Training) - American Red Cross Blood Services

Follow the link for more information on job opportunities with the American Red Cross Blood Services.


Disaster Program Manager - American Red Cross Blood Services

Follow the link for more information on job opportunities with the American Red Cross Blood Services.


Timekeeper/Payroll Coordinator (Blood Collections Staff) - American Red Cross Blood Services

Follow the link for more information on job opportunities with the American Red Cross Blood Services.


CDL Driver Phlebotomist (w/ Paid Phlebotomy Training) - American Red Cross Blood Services

Follow the link for more information on job opportunities with the American Red Cross Blood Services.


Sales & Event Coordinator (Seattle, WA) - American Red Cross Blood Services

Follow the link for more information on job opportunities with the American Red Cross Blood Services.


Children's Behavioral Health Coordinator - Umpqua Health

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Children’s Behavioral Health Coordinator is a member of the Behavioral Health team for Umpqua Health Alliance (UHA) Oregon Health Plan (OHP) enrollees and Medicare members. This position is part of the Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) program which is a collaborative, comprehensive, integrated and interdisciplinary-focused Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) program staffed with team members focused on addressing interrelated medical, social, cultural, developmental, behavioral, educational, spiritual and financial needs in order to achieve optimal health and wellness outcomes for each member in need. This position may have their assignments changed based on member population changes and departmental needs.
This position is responsible for member-focused, individualized intensive care coordination plans (ICCP) and providing community-based care coordination for members with high health care needs, including members with complex behavioral concerns, severe and persistent mental illness, substance use disorders, and/or receiving facility based, in-home or community-based psychiatric services. The Children’s Behavioral Health Coordinator utilizes clinical expertise in behavioral health conditions and knowledge regarding the children’s system of care to provide coordination that member focused, strengths based, trauma-informed and culturally and linguistically appropriate.

Follow the link for more information on position qualifications and instructions on how to apply. 


Resident Services Specialist II - Human Solutions 

Want to help make a difference?  Human Solutions counters the forces that keep people and communities in poverty by building relationships and assets that create opportunity - today and for future generations.  

We partner with people and communities impacted by poverty so they can achieve long-term housing and economic security. We invest in affordable housing and community assets that contribute to strong, inclusive neighborhoods. We advocate with our community for policies and investments that expand housing and economic opportunity, eliminate wealth inequality and end poverty.

East Portland/East Multnomah County, Oregon is our home and the heart of our investments, advocacy and programs.

Human Solutions envisions vibrant, healthy neighborhoods where all people can share in the security, hopes and advantages of a thriving, supportive community.

Human Solutions operates as a nimble, financially strong organization driven by our passion, strategic goals and guiding principles.

Diversity, inclusion and equity are fundamental values for Human Solutions, both internally and externally. HSI has an Anti-Oppression Diversity Committee, which serves as a sounding board for new internal policies and procedures to make sure that we’re taking into account diversity and inclusion. It also helps with diversity-related projects, such as coordinating staff diversity trainings and providing ongoing input into our equity work.

Human Solutions is working to end homelessness and poverty in our community because everyone deserves a safe place to call home.

JOB SUMMARY: This position will provide services to residents of permanent affordable housing, owned by Human Solutions (HSI). The Resident Services Specialist II (RSS-II) works with residents, on-site property managers, Human Solutions’ staff and community partners to prevent eviction, encourage self-sufficiency and provide programs and activities for children and/or adults.  Housing stability is a prime focus of this position. The RSS-II will identify resident needs, coordinate and implement programs and services, foster community cohesion, and provide information and referral.  This position requires creative thinking and the desire to work with low-income families and individuals. The RSS-II will work independently, will carry out specialized programs; and/or will implement more complex partnerships with community organizations.

HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday; this is a non-exempt position that frequently requires a flexible schedule involving occasional evening or weekend hours depending on programs and activities.

Follow the link for a more detailed job description. 


LCSW or CSWA Position - LaPine Community Health Center (LaPine, OR)

The LaPine Community Health Center in LaPine, Oregon is looking for an LCSW or a CSWA to work in their integrated care clinic.  Anyone interested should contact Brad Guthrie, HR Manager, at bguthrie@lapinehealth.org.


April 2020


Behavioral Health Staff -  Multnomah County Social Distancing and Medical Shelters

There a total of seven shelters all together and all are in need of extra hands.  Please find the job description in the attachment above.  Please note that regarding the pay rate, there are differentials added to the swing and graveyard shifts.  The day shift is $22/hour, the swing shift with the added 10% differential is $24.20 and the graveyard shift with the added 20% differential is $26.40/hour.  We will provide PPE for each team member.

Understanding that Behavioral Health is a part of the course study for your Social Work students and acknowledging that Multnomah County is seeking Behavioral Staff with this experience and/or social work experience, I was compelled to bring this opportunity to your attention as I believe that it may be a good fit for students participating in your graduate program.  Please feel free to share this information liberally with your graduate students.  Any interested candidates may contact me at Lenannem@allstarlabor.com.  This is a very urgent need as we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19 on our community so please have your students reach out to me as soon as possible.  Additionally, let me know if you have any questions or concerns.


Behavioral Health Clinician, LCSW - Central City Concern Blackburn Center

Blackburn Center is a new six-floor building in East Portland, Oregon (clinic and housing) that will give vulnerable people access to integrated housing, employment and health services, and provide support they need to stabilize and rebuild their lives.

The Behavioral Health Clinician provides a variety of urgent and ongoing behavioral health services for patients receiving services at CCC. 

For more information, visit their site. 


Office Manager for the Retirement Association of Portland State University - RAPS

The RAPS Office Manager will organize and coordinate office administration and procedures that are essential to the function of this office, the Board Members and the other members of RAPS.

The RAPS OM must be an energetic student who doesn’t mind wearing multiple hats and is experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks, can work independently with little or no supervision and be well-organized.

Follow this link for more information. 


Home Office Writers - Good Book Summary

  • Must have excellent writing and editing skills, with strong spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Familiar with special requirements of writing for the Web (use of keywords, hyperlinks and navigation).
  • Must have a good eye for detail.
  • Able to work effectively with suppliers, designers and web personnel.
  • Must be organized and able to meet tight deadlines.

Previous experience in an editorial or Web-related position strongly preferred.

As Good Book Summary we publish daily book summaries written in English. We have a team who send us book summaries. We are looking for a teammate to paraphrase of our written book summaries.

TO APPLY: Email Resume to info@goodbooksummary.com


Miscellaneous Positions Open - Madrona Recovery

Madrona Recovery, a residential treatment program for adolescents is expanding in the next few months. They are hiring positions that are appropriate for new grads (and benefits include group and individual supervision toward licensure). They are also recruiting milieu workers, which could fit well for current students (especially if they might be looking for an employed social worker option in future). 

Follow the link for more information. 


Senior Program Specialist (Operations and Policy Analyst 4) - Oregon Department of Education

As our Senior Program Specialist , you lead efforts within the Early Learning Division’s Program Unit to develop, implement and analyze performance measures for programs (state funded Early Head Start, Oregon Pre-Kindergarten, Preschool Promise, Baby Promise, and Relief Nurseries) with the goal of instituting a continuous cycle of data-driven quality improvement. You will work with Program Specialists to use performance measures to make recommendations for program improvements, systems changes and policy recommendations.

Follow the link for more information on job qualifications as well as instructions for applying. 


Behavorial Health Treatment Services Program Director - Community Outreach, Inc.

STATUS: Full time, salaried

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Executive Director. Supervises Behavorial Health staff of counselors, interns, volunteers


Oversee the Behavioral Health Department of Community Outreach, comprised of the
Alcohol & Drug Treatment Services Program and Outpatient Mental Health Program.
Ensure quality delivery of services to meet state and professional standards. Provide
direct supervision to Behavioral Health staff. Represent the Behavioral Health
Department on the Community Outreach Management Team and in the community.



 Supervise Behavioral Health staff, including hiring, training, evaluating,
 Coordinate all programmatic aspects of the treatment programs.
 Oversee Behavioral Health client records and maintain them in compliance
with state and agency standards.

 Coordinate services between Behavioral Health Department and other
programs in the agency.
 Maintain relationships with universities and other governing bodies to
facilitate placement and progress of interns in our programs.
 Network with partner service providers in community for continuum of care.


 Provide clinical supervision to counseling staff when supervision is
unavailable through other mechanisms or staff or work closely and regularly
with a clinical supervisor contracted by the agency.
 Perform mental health, substance abuse and other risk assessments in
accordance with program standards.
 Provide individual and group counseling.



 Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or closely related field, with 5 years
of experience providing direct service to mental health and substance addicted
 Minimum of 2 years of direct alcohol and other drug counseling experience.
 CADC certification or ability to attain certification within 2 years of employment.
 Experience working with marginalized/vulnerable populations and issues of
poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, and family dynamics.
 Previous experience as a supervisor or administrator in a behavioral health or
related setting.
 No abuse or misuse of addiction substances, or, if in recovery, a minimum of five
years of abstinence from alcohol and other drugs prior to employment.


 LPC, LCSW or LMFT licensure in state of Oregon, with Clinical Supervision
 Experience in supervision, program coordination or program development.


 Ability to make well-reasoned decisions affecting clients and the agency
 Ability to maintain clear professional and personal boundaries with clients and
 Ability to communicate effectively with clients, staff, donors, other agencies, and
the community at large

 Ability to understand and consistently follow the rules and policies of the
treatment programs as defined by State Addictions and Mental Health Division
Administrative Rules (OARs).
 Ability to create and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality when dealing
with client information and sensitive situations.
 Ability to maintain and oversee the MOTS electronic health records system.


 This is a full-time, exempt position. Salary range $50-63,000 and offer will be
dependent on experience.
 We believe in work-life balance, and try to provide flexibility regarding hours

 We provide 18 days of Paid Time Off, 9 paid holidays, and a flexible, family-
friendly schedule.

 We provide medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and life
insurance with COI covering 80% of the premium for medical and dental
 Qualified employees are eligible to apply for National Health Service Corp’s loan
forgiveness program.


Submit applications to Ben Danley, Executive Director, Community Outreach, Inc., 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis, OR 97330


Bilingual Outreach Worker - Homeplate Youth Services

The Outreach Worker will provide a consistent demonstration of HomePlate’s values and mission in each contact with an unstably housed young person. While youth ages 12-24 are the main population, you may encounter adults and offer them appropriate resource information. 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.

Click on the following link for more information. 


Webinar for Job Openings - Youth Villages

Youth Villages is one the largest non-profits for youth social services.  We provide mental health services to emotionally and behaviorally at-risk youth and their families through a variety of residential and community-based programs, including transitional living services, intensive in-home family counseling, crisis intervention, and foster care. We are located across the country in 16 states as well as Washington, D.C and are continuing to expand.  

We are hosting a webinar for upcoming grads for our current openings April 8th from 1:00pm-2:00pm and all throughout this month. This 30 minute session with a recruiter will provide an overview of our programs and career opportunities, along with time for questions.

Click on the following link for more information. 


Medical Social Worker - Partners in Care

One of Central Oregon's premiere employers is seeking an experienced Medical Social Worker (LCSW) to join our
team in Central Oregon. Are you searching for an employer who values their employees? Well search no more we provide work life balance, generous paid time off, exceptional benefits AND a family of coworkers that are making a difference! A bit of information about us, we are the community leader in hospice care. We’ve most likely supported one of your neighbors or a friend. Central Oregon patients and their families have chosen Partners In Care for hospice services for the past 40 years.

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE: The Medical Social Worker provides counseling and related support services to assist in meeting the identified psychosocial needs of patients and families enrolled in Hospice, home health and other Partners In Care programs/services.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Completes comprehensive psychosocial assessments on patients/families referred for Home Health and Hospice services.
 Contributes to the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care by establishing goals and interventions based on patient/family psychosocial issues and needs identified in the assessment process.
 Provides a range of professional Social Work services to referred patient/families appropriate to address
identified needs, including, but not limited to ongoing assessment services; counseling; emotional support;
home care planning; patient/family education; resource identification; information and referral; advocacy and
other supportive services.
 Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team; coordinates / consults with other Team members to
ensure timely and appropriate deliver of Social Work services to patients and families and ongoing continuity of
 Collaborates with Bereavement services to complete risk assessments for identified primary bereaved both prior to and after a patient’s death as indicated. Assists with follow-up Bereavement support as indicated. Assists with facilitating Bereavement support groups as indicated.
 Collaborates with other Departments such as Transitions and Volunteer services to assists in meeting identified needs of patients/families.
 Establish/maintain collaborative relationships with related community agencies/resources to support
patient/family care and identified psychosocial needs.
 Promote and assist with education and support activities to related community agencies/resources.

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.



 Graduate of a Master’s program in Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.


 1-3 years of applicable experience in the treatment of end of life care in a hospice or hospital setting.
 Experience/understanding of psychosocial issues related to illness and end of life care.
 Experience/ability to work as part of an Interdisciplinary Team.


 Valid State of Oregon Clinical Social Worker license (LCSW)
 Current automobile insurance required. Valid Oregon driver’s license and/or reliable transportation
 Current CPR required


Knowledge of Federal, State and Local regulations and Medicare Conditions of Participation
Knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules and regulations
Knowledge of electronic medical records systems
Expertise in discharge planning
Knowledge of Hospice Services to include Hospice Medicare Benefit
Demonstrate basic data entry skills
Demonstrate excellent organization skills
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to take initiative and utilize innovative techniques and ingenuity
Ability to interact with various departments throughout the organization
Ability to work flexible hours, if needed
Ability to participate as a team player to coordinate projects
Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate multiple projects


Full time position (32-40 hours week) - normal shifts are Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm. You may be called
upon to flex your hours (up or down) to meet the needs of the business. Additionally, you may be required to assist in providing on-call coverage when necessary, and as assigned by the Supervisor.


Full time employees who successfully complete their first 60 days of employment are eligible for benefits which
include Health, Dental, Vision, Paid-time off (vacation, holiday, and sick pay) 403(b) retirement plan (employee
contribution) and Life Insurance.


$26.75 – $41.60 Hour DOE


For more information on how to apply, follow the link.


Student Leaders for Service Member Role - PSU Student Community Engagement Center

Join a cohort of service leaders on campus and spend 4-6 hours each week serving with a community organization in Portland that aligns with your interest, study, and/or passion! Connect your community partner back to PSU and help facilitate Days of Service, inspire new volunteers, and promote a culture of community engagement at PSU

Click on the following link for more information on position qualifications as well as instructions on how to apply.


Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Lead - PSU Student Community Engagement Center

Plan, organize, and lead a week-long immersive service trip for PSU students that brings together a diverse group of people with the common goal of service and education. Team themes have centered around Hunger and Houselessness, Social Isolation, Youth Environmental Education, Food Justice, and more. 

Click on the following link for more information on position qualifications as well as instructions on how to apply. 


MAPS Mentorship Lead - PSU Student Community Engagement Center

Support a team of your peers in serving as mentors and “lunch buddies” for elementary school students at Alder Elementary School on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings.

Click on the following link for more information on position qualifications as well as instructions on how to apply.


Serve Your City Project Leader - PSU Student Community Engagement Center

Assist in developing projects and recruiting students for “Serve Your City” volunteer opportunities each term with local community organizations, both for one-time shifts and recurring weekly or bi-weekly service for the same group of students.

Click on the following link for more information on position qualifications as well as instructions on how to apply


Mentorship and Service Program Assistant - PSU Student Community Engagement Center

Run our MAPS mentorship program matching PSU mentors with students at Alder Elementary School, coordinate our Service Recognition Program, and support additional Days of Service! 

PAY: $14.75/hour, 12 hours/week

Click on the following for more information on how to apply


Service Leadership and Education Graduate Assistant - PSU Student Community Engagement Center

Co-facilitate our Student Leaders for Service program by developing curriculum rooted in social justice and leadership for social change, teaching Friday leadership classes, and supporting student leaders; help coordinate large Days of Service and support our Alternative Spring Break trip leaders. 

PAY: GA rate of $15.87/hr and full tuition remission; graduate level only

Click on the following link for more information


Economic Empowerment Advocate

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 are accepting
applications for the LGBTQ Program Coordinator position. The ideal candidate will have
experience providing culturally-relevant support and advocacy to LGBTQ people of diverse
identities and communities who have been impacted by domestic violence. If you have
experience working with LGBTQ communities, domestic violence survivors, and want to be
part of a dynamic and growing organization with a strong legacy of innovation, then we
want to hear from you!

STATUS: Full time, 1.0 FTE

SALARY: Starting hourly range $17.37/hour; retirement; generous paid time off; medical and dental insurance and other insurance options available

HOURS: 1.0 FTE, Monday-Friday, flexible schedule; includes occasional evenings and/or weekends

SUPERVISOR: Economic Empowerment Coordinator

OBJECTIVE: To ensure & implement financial literacy & provide employment
support advocacy with self-identified goals to survivors.


1. Work with a caseload of participants to encourage financial stabilization for individuals &
families through supportive services.
2. Assist & provide Co-Advocacy by providing employment/financial advocacy to participants
across all Bradley Angle programs, including participants living in Emergency Shelter and
those engaged at the Resource Center. This includes: resume creation, employment
searching, interview preparation, IDA’s, Matched Savings, scholarship access, credit
building, etc.
3. Assist with the preparation and implementation of the Job Fair with other Bradley Angle Economic Empowerment Program staff & Emergency shelter.
4. Assist with preparation and implementation of quarterly Financial Empowerment Clinics
with a variety of community partners.
5. Provide requested community and organizational trainings on the intersections of various
cultural backgrounds, i.e. LGBTQ & African American
6. Recordkeeping & documentation of services provided using Bradley Angle file standards and
comply with program reporting requirements.
7. Attend required Bradley Angle meetings and external community meetings with partners and
relevant committees.
8. Attend monthly supervision with the Economic Empowerment Coordinator.
9. Work with participants, co-workers, supervisor, community partners, and all other relevant
stakeholders in a manner that is consistent with, and promotes, Bradley Angle Ethical
Commitments and Bradley Angle Organizational Values.
10. Maintain good communication with all Bradley Angle Advocates and other service providers
to ensure seamless service delivery for participants and their children.
11. Comply with Bradley Angle policies and procedures, including maintaining strict
confidentiality protocols.
12. Other duties that may be agreed upon with the supervisor.


All employees are expected to demonstrate: 

1. Ability to relate to individuals from diverse backgrounds.
2. Reading and writing skills which include the ability to access and utilize a variety of
resource materials in a timely manner and an ability to maintain accurate records.
3. Respectful listening and verbal communication skills.
4. Commitment to working with survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence and
knowledge of violence and its effects on society.
5. Commitment to social change—including working to end domestic and sexual
violence and all forms of oppression: racism, transphobia, homophobia, sexism,
classism, etc.
6. Understanding the linkages between domestic and sexual violence and other forms
of oppression.
7. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team.
8. Working knowledge of computers.

Additional preferred qualifications for the Economics Empowerment Advocate: 

1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; or at least three years relevant education
and work experience.
2. Demonstrated knowledge of Portland area resources, in particular, employment and/or
financial programs and job development tools.
3. Previous experience in job development, career training, or other similar program.
4. Direct service/lived experience working with marginalized populations.

5. Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
6. Ability to speak Spanish (Preferred).


Please review the qualifications we are looking for and take the time to look at our website
to become familiar with our mission and programs. We want to read resumes from
qualified and interested candidates who take the time to respond to the specific dimensions
outlined in this job announcement.

Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@bradleyangle.org. Include Economic
Empowerment Advocate in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
We will contact qualified candidates as applications are submitted to schedule the first round of
interviews. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply no later than April 24th 2020.


Social Worker, Music, PE, and Other Specialty Areas - Beaverton School District

The Beaverton School District is accepting applications for a Social Worker in the Special Education Department for the 2020-21 school year.  The school social worker position assists with student behavioral and mental health needs, positive behavioral support, and consultation with teachers, parents, and administrators. School social workers provide direct service to help students strengthen peer relationships, ties to the community, at home, or in school, social skills, coping strategies, and to find positive solutions. They Facilitate groups on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy ?DBT?, grief, anxiety, executive functioning, parenting, Collaborative Problem-Solving, healthy relationships, mindfulness, staff professional development, and peer relationships. School social workers Provide evidence-based parent education and psychoeducation around medical, mental health, social justice and resource navigation. Must have a social work license. 

For more information on job qualifications, as well as instructions on how to apply, follow the link. 


Social Worker - St. Helens School District

The Social Worker will work as a team member whose primary goal is to engage families and partner with them to promote children’s healthy development and school readiness and success. In this specialized role, the Social Worker will provide specific guidance and support to some of the most vulnerable families in our district. Social Worker’s caseloads will include families experiencing [current] significant crisis, families who find themselves recently homeless, have connections with DHS and/or the foster care system, as well as families affected by drug abuse, violence, or mental health concerns.

In order to effectively support these families, the Social Worker will be expected to establish and maintain relationships with community providers to provide the resources, counseling, treatment, or other interventions needed to assist them to stabilize their circumstances and enhance their overall well-being.

For more information on job qualifications, as well as instructions on how to apply, follow the link. 


Licensed Mental Health Specialist - Sherwood School District

This position provides social and behavioral supports to students whose significant social, emotional, and behavioral challenges severely impede their educational progress. The Specialist participates with the educational team to functionally assess the needs of each child and collaborates with the team on the development of individualized behavior support plans, and the integration of special education and social/emotional skills training services. The Specialist assists the classroom team in implementing skill development strategies designed to facilitate learning.

For more information on job qualifications, and instructions on how to apply, follow the link!


Social Worker-English Learner and Newcomer Program - Hermiston School District

Hermiston School District is seeking a 2-full-time, Social Workers-English Learner and Newcomer program focused.  The successful candidate(s) will be properly licensed or have the ability to obtain licensure prior to the start of the school year, and possess the ability to serve as a licensed Social Worker.  One candidate will work at the elementary level, grades K-5, the other will be assigned to the middle/high school level grades 6-12.  Positions begin with the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

The principle tasks of the School Social Worker is to help students and families make the best use of available opportunities and resources and to fully develop each student's individual potential. The School Social Worker brings to the educational process an understanding of the psychosocial development of children and the influences of family, community, and cultural differences as they interact with the educational process.

Follow the link for more information on job qualifications, as well as instructions on how to apply. 

Social Services Associate - Office of Children's Services (Kotzebue, AK)

As a Social Services Associate you will work closely with families and children, helping to provide services that will enhance families' capacities to give their children a healthy start, to provide them with safe and permanent homes, to maintain cultural connections, and to help them realize their potential.  You will be supporting professional staff by providing information for assessments, case planning and evaluation, while performing duties that can include providing parenting support during family contact to enable parents to practice parenting skills in a safe environment, accessing electronic databases, and providing necessary referrals for families to other agencies.

Follow the link for more information and instructions on how to apply. 


Adoption Worker - A Family for Every Child 

Have you considered working for yourself? Do you want to be in control of your own schedule? Do you want the support of an established, respected agency behind you?  Do you want the opportunity to be a part time stay at home parent?  DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Under the direction of the Executive Director and the Adoption Agency Program Director, the Adoption Worker is responsible for assisting in recruiting families interested in adopting a child or children from foster care, and serving families assigned to them through the agency. The Adoption Worker is responsible for assessing, training and providing support to families within their caseload during the entire duration of the adoption process from orientation through finalization, while ensuring compliance with agency policies and procedures, and all federal and state requirements and laws.

This contract position might be the answer you’ve been looking for. We are offering independent contractors the opportunity to work with our established adoption agency to serve families in your area (statewide) seeking to adopt from foster care. It is an opportunity for you to build your own position and hours worked, be in charge of your own caseload, and still have support.

This is a paid per task position.

Follow the link for more information on job qualifications as well as instructions for applying. 


Multiple Positions - American Red Cross Blood Services

In this unprecedented situation, blood donations are still needed, and we are still hiring. We offer excellent benefits and opportunities for growth. 

For more information on job opportunities, follow the link. 


Social Worker - North Clackamas School District

Social Worker (1.0 FTE), Full-Time, Permanent, 2020-2021 School Year. Four positions available across the middle and high school level.

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.

For more information regarding position specifications, as well as instructions on how to apply, follow the link. 


Family Resource Specialist - North Clackamas School District

The Family Resource Specialist is responsible for the linkage of social services agencies and the school in order to connect needed resources for students, families and school-based interventions for non-academic barriers.  The Student & Family Resource Specialist works within the internal school environment with families and staff and works with community agencies in assisting schools in establishing effective social supports that will enhance the ability of students to be successful in school. 

Employees may be transferred or reassigned to other Family Resource Specialist positions or locations, depending upon the needs of the district.

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Family Partnership Coordinator and Part-Time Specials Teacher


St. Andrew Nativity School is a tuition-free Catholic, Jesuit middle school serving young people of all
faiths from low-income backgrounds and empowering them in their spiritual, intellectual, and personal
development toward college and career readiness and becoming people for others.
Our engaged, energetic faculty is committed to helping students be successful academically and in life.
Our school is a special place where faculty and staff get to know each student and his/her family
personally. With small class sizes, teachers are able to personalize instruction and build relationships.
Our faculty and staff work as a team with cross curricular planning, field trips, and programming aimed
at expanding students’ horizons.
Visit our website for more information about our school.


The Family Partnership Coordinator provides leadership and training for our families and serves as our
key liaison between the school, families, and community partners. The Coordinator also serves as a
part-time specials teacher to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students; summer programming
coordinator; and collaborator in the effective operation of a Catholic education program by supporting
the goals and spirit of Catholic education in general and the school programs in particular. Part-time
teaching subject matter will depend on Coordinator’s expertise and experience.


As the family partnership coordinator (about 30 hours per week):

  • Facilitates parent and family participation in all aspects of school community including: academics,
  • athletics, development/ fundraising, faith formation, Christian service, and graduate support
    • Coordinates family engagement activities (i.e., workshops, monthly grade-level family
    • meetings, volunteer opportunities, cultural heritage celebrations, incoming families’
    • orientation, etc.) that promote functioning and lasting relationships within the school
    • community
    • Coordinates and/or serves as an interpreter and translates documents as needed
    • Provides assistance with parent and family advocacy in student/school related matters
    • Leads the school in fostering a family-friendly school climate
  • Establishes and supports a Parent Advisory Council
    Works with community partners to identify appropriate resources and shares these resources across
    the school community
    Maintains files and documents related to family and community partnerships and responds to
    Coordinates a 3-week summer program for rising 7th and 8th graders

As a specials teacher (about 10 hours per week): 

  • Teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th graders each 1-2 times per week. Subject matter will depend on school
  • needs and match teacher’s experience and expertise.
  • Demonstrates evidence of prior planning and preparation, presenting classes clearly and effectively
  • and re-teaching as needed
  • Evaluates student progress effectively, maintains students' records consistently and accurately, and
  • communicates student progress in a timely manner
  • Maintains an atmosphere conducive to learning through a predictable and healthy physical
  • environment; effective classroom routines and discipline practices; and respectful, fair, and
  • professional interactions with students
  • Assists with extended day programming and supervision

As a St. Andrew Nativity employee:

  • Supports and furthers the mission of Catholic Jesuit education and the school
  • Possesses and demonstrates an openness to the Jesuit tradition of which St. Andrew Nativity School
  • is a part and a willingness to continue growing in Jesuit formation
  • Gives evidence of lived Gospel values, an attitude of service, a sense of mercy and justice in dealing
  • fairly with students and parents, and a spirit of reconciliation when participating in problem
  • situations affecting the community
  • Respects the cultural and socioeconomic diversity of the school and actively works to reduce biases
  • / stereotyping
  • Collaborates with principal, counselor, student support coordinator, teachers, and families to
  • address student needs
  • Attends weekly staff meeting and other professional development activities offered, or as requested
  • by supervisor
  • Performs public relations and other duties as assigned, particularly student supervision and
  • development efforts necessary to maintain a tuition-free school exclusively for low-income students
  • Reports any knowledge or suspicion of child abuse as required by law
  • Demonstrates a sense of professional responsibility and maintains a reasonable record of
  • attendance and punctuality


  • Possess appropriate educational experience
  • Preferred but not required Bilingual Language Skills – proficiency in English and Spanish
  • Flexibility in filling the gaps at a small school
  • Ability to work flexible hours in order to attend, participate and coordinate various afterschool,
  • evening and weekend family and community events
  • Accurate use of a computer word processing program, as well as office machines and
  • audio-visual equipment as needed
  • Ability to motivate and work with middle school students
  • Ability to work with and respond to students and parents from diverse backgrounds and a variety
  • of family situations
  • Ability to work with colleagues and to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing) with
  • school personnel
  • Ability to work proactively and positively with individuals and groups
  • Ability to plan and organize materials and events
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information
  • Practicing Catholic with knowledge of Jesuit spirituality a plus
  • Ability to drive students in the school’s activity bus preferred


Moderate degree of physical stamina, with occasional lifting of up to 10 pounds. Ability to move freely
to various locations within the classroom and other supervisory settings. Frequent standing, walking,
sitting, and bending. Exposure to noise and activity of a school setting. Exposure to outdoor weather

Multi-Cultural candidate preferred. Bi-Lingual candidate preferred.


Per school policy all offers of employment shall be contingent upon the successful passing of a criminal
background check.


Send your cover letter, resumé, and three professional references to Lizzie Petticrew, principal:
Lpetticrew@nativityportland.org. No phone calls, please. References include name, professional relation
to you, phone number, email. Position open until filled.