WorkSource Oregon Living Skills Coordinator in Portland, Oregon

The Living Skills Coordinator is responsible for carrying out the daily routines of an independent living program for males, ages 18-24, who are re-entering the community from a structured residential setting. The position is responsible for assessing Independent Living Skills Levels for all clients entering the program, as well as coordinating the delivery of this work, to include working with the team to identify the appropriate packet work and to assist the client in achieving mastery of Independent skills. The position provides quality youth support and guidance to the clients to include client community safety planning, activity planning, and skill development 3 hours per client per week. In addition the position requires that the Living Skills Coordinator be responsible for supervision, skill development, crisis intervention, and follow through with clients regarding their case plan, for up to six clients at any given time. This could include crisis management while still covering the floor and attending to the safety of other clients as well as tracking community clients all at the same time. Therefore it requires extensive exercise of independent direction and judgment as the Annex is primarily a single coverage program. QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position is qualifying. This would typically include: ' Bachelor's degree in mental health, social work, juvenile justice, or related field, or two years' experience working with at risk youth is required. ' Experience working in a residential setting or with clients served by Oregon Youth Authority is preferred. ' Preference may be extended to current employees of Janus Youth Programs, Inc.