Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.
Our LifeSet Transitional Living Specialists provide their 16-22 year old clients with the knowledge to utilize all available community resources. These counselors are able to help clients become self-sufficient by assisting them in locating and learning how to use community resources such as housing, employment and education.
In addition to providing LifeSet transitional living services to young adults, our specialists may also provide case management services to traditional Independent Living Program (ILP) youth. ILP provides an opportunity for a young adult to remain in foster care up to age 21 and receive resources and support to ensure better outcomes. ILP services include case management, placement support, and judicial oversight.
Provide individual services to clients in the home and community setting to assist client with transition to adulthood, specifically obtaining and maintaining safe and suitable housing, continuing their education, learning independent living skills, obtaining and maintaining employment, building a support system, and remaining free from legal involvement.
Why Youth Villages?
Our programs in Oregon:
Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage
Bachelor's degree in social services field is required.
Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
One year of related experience in counseling and/or case management is preferred.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement