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Janus celebrates diversity and values the contributions made by every staff to help the children, youth and families we serve. All positions involve working with strong, supportive teams to make a difference in a young person's life. 

We appreciate everyone’s interest in working for Janus and supporting our mission. Unfortunately, due to the large number of responses we often receive to posted job openings, it is not possible to respond to everyone who expresses interest in an open position. We will contact you if you are selected as a candidate for further consideration.

Janus is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Job Openings:

All positions are open until filled or stated otherwise. Postings updated  2/26/2015 

Lead Day Staff (Internal) - Cordero House (Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm) - responsible for providing quality youth care and close intensive supervision of male adolescent clients in a residential treatment setting. This position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of a residential treatment facility. This position will assist in the coordination of services provided by the clinical team. This position is responsible for coordinating medical and psychiatric services and insuring that clients receive quality medical and medication services. This position will complete tasks related to USDA requirements for food purchasing, preparation and documentation on a daily basis.  Click here for full position announcement. Salary:  $10.50/hour; excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, 401(k) and paid time off.  Optional voluntary coverages also available. Application Process:  Please submit resume and cover letter to Catherine Hughes at chughes@janusyouth.org or mail to her c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR 92732.  Position open to current Cordero House staff only.

 Second Overnight Skills Trainer – Cordero House- Shift is Saturday & Sunday, 2:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (includes the possibility of additional hours during school breaks or providing substitute coverage when needed). This position will work early morning hours and is responsible for assisting in the coordination of rehabilitative and residential services provided by the treatment team. The position provides quality youth care and close intensive supervision of male adolescent clients in a residential treatment setting during overnight and early morning hours. This position closely monitors the client’s and the facility throughout the night. In addition, this position prepares meals for the day and assists in maintaining food storage areas in compliance with USDA and sanitation guidelines. Position responsibilities also involve USDA recordkeeping, report writing, and data entry.  This position requires active participation as a member of a skills training team in staff meetings and participates in ongoing trainings. Click here  for full position announcement. Salary/Benefits:  Beginning salary is $10.25/hour; Eligible for the Employee Assistance Program and participation in the 401(k).  Application Procedure:  Submit cover letter and resume to Catherine Hughes at chughes@janusyouth.org.

Temporary Skills Trainer - Imani -(Schedule: Wednesday 2:30 pm-4:00 pm; Thursday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm; Friday 5:00 pm-11:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am-10:00 pm and Sunday 5:00 pm-11:00 pm). This is a temporary position with an expected start date of April 21, 2015 and  end date in July, 2015. The Skills Trainer is responsible for providing ongoing supervision and care for male adolescents.  This position assists in the treatment and supervision of youth in the custody of the Department of Human Services through the provision of individual and group skills training, recording daily observations, targeting treatment goals, and by maintaining a structured living environment in accordance with program expectations.  The position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of a residential facility.  The position provides quality youth care and close, intensive supervision of male adolescent clients. Click here   for full position announcement.  Salary:  $10.25/hour; Ineligible for benefits except as required by law.  Application Process:  Please submit resume and cover letter to Anna Nowickiweiss at  anowickiweiss@janusyouth.org or mail to her c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR 92732.  Position closes March 3, 2015 at 5pm.

Part-Time Skills Trainer - Imani -(Schedule: Saturday 5:00 pm -11:00 pm plus hours for supervision, monthly staff meeting and additional hours maybe possible providing substitute coverage). The Skills Trainer is responsible for providing ongoing supervision and care for male adolescents.  This position assists in the treatment and supervision of youth in the custody of the Department of Human Services through the provision of individual and group skills training, recording daily observations, targeting treatment goals, and by maintaining a structured living environment in accordance with program expectations.  The position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of a residential facility.  The position provides quality youth care and close, intensive supervision of male adolescent clients.  Click here  for full position announcement. Salary:  $10.25/hour; Ineligible for benefits except as required by law.  Application Process:  Please submit resume and cover letter to Anna Nowickiweiss at  anowickiweiss@janusyouth.org or mail to her c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR 92732.  Position closes March 3, 2015 at 5pm.

Residential Counselor - Garfield House - 32 hours per week; Scheduled shifts:  Saturday and Sunday 7:45am-3:15pm; Monday and Tuesday 3pm-11:15pm; additional hours for staff meeting and supervisions. The Residential Counselor oversees the day-to-day operation of our shelter facility.  The position provides individualized youth care, planning, supervision of daily routine, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and close intensive supervision of clients.   Residential Counselors participate in team decisions regarding treatment of clients and issues related to facility operation.  Click here   for full position announcement.  Salary/Benefits:  Beginning rate of pay is $10.25 per hour; excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; EAP; voluntary options, 401(k) and paid time off.  Benefit offerings have varied waiting periods for eligibility. Application Process:  Submit resume and cover letter to Marc Hanks, c/o Harry’s Mother, 738 NE Davis St., Portland, OR 97232 or e-mail to him at mhanks@janusyouth.org.  Closes on Thursday, 2/26/2015 at  5:00 p.m.

Administrative Assistant – Harry’s Mother/Runaway Youth Services Program - 30 hours per week.The administrative assistant is responsible for providing a range of clerical and programmatic support services to the Program Director as well as proving support services to RHY Program Supervisors.  In addition, the administrative assistant will be primarily responsible for regular data collection and data input to Multnomah County through Service Point.  This position reports directly to the RHY Program Director. Click here   Salary/Benefits:  Beginning salary is $11.00/hour; excellent benefits including medical, dental, life & long-term disability, EAP, 401(k), and paid time off.  Benefit programs have varied eligibility waiting periods, depending on contract.Application Procedure:  Please submit cover letter and resume to Kevin Donegan, Program Director, at kdonegan@janusyouth.org or c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc, 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR  97232. Position closes Friday, February 27, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

 Program Supervisor – Garfield House - is responsible for supervising services for at-risk adolescents, adolescents in crisis and their families.  This includes interviewing and hiring, training, and evaluation of new staff.  The position provides direct crisis intervention, case management and referral services to individual clients and their families.  This position is responsible for the day to day operation of an 11-bed 24 hour Crisis Shelter.  This includes program development, ensuring that the elements of Positive Youth Development are included in the shelter milieu.  The position provides staff support back up through participation in rotational supervisor on-call coverage. Click here for full position announcement. Salary/Benefits:  Starting pay is $2,775 - $2,900/month, depending on experience and education.  This position is a full-time position eligible for full benefit program including medical, dental, life & long-term disability insurance, EAP, 401(k), and paid time off.  Benefit programs have varied eligibility waiting periods, depending on contract. Application Procedure:  Please submit cover letter and resume to Mel Jett at mjett@janusyouth.org or c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc, 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR  97232. Position closes  2/27/2015 at 5:00pm.

Relief Workers:

Relief Workers are needed to fill-in for regular staff who are on vacation, ill, attending trainings, or are otherwise unavailable. Currently there is specific need for relief workers at: 

Substitute Direct Care Staff -  Buckman House (Shifts include day, swings,  weekdays and week-ends, overnights and holidays) - works on a sporadic, as-needed basis, to fill in for regular staff who are unavailable to work due to vacation, illness, trainings, etc.  The program is staffed 24/7, so substitutes may be asked to work any shift.  As a result, flexibility and availability is preferred.  Duties of the position include overseeing the day-to-day operation of a residential independent living treatment program for males, ages 17-24, who are re-entering the community from close custody juvenile correction institutions. Click here for full position announcement. Salary/Benefits:  $10.00/hour. Application Process:  Please send resume and cover letter to John Weigel at jweigel@janusyouth.org or mail to him c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch, Portland, OR 97232.

Substitute Residential Advocates – WILLAMETTE BRIDGE PROGRAMS -  requires extensive flexibility and availability in order to provide relief coverage for a variety of shifts, particularly overnights, during both the week and on weekends. The position provides security, supervision and crisis management at both the downtown shelters and at a transitional living residence.  The primary responsibility is to provide a safe, secure, nurturing environment, and guidance for residents/guests who traditionally have been reluctant to access services.  Substitute workers work on an as-needed, sporadic basis to fill in for regular staff who are unable to work due to vacations, illnesses, trainings, etc., and for short-term vacancies. Click here  for full position announcement. Rate of pay is $10.00 per hour. Send cover letter & resume to Ryan Sotomayor, c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch, Portland, OR 97232 or e-mail to him at rsotomayor@janusyouth.org.  

SubstituteSkills Trainers – Cordero House - works on a sporadic, as-needed basis to fill in for regular staff who are unavailable.  There is often a specific need for those available to work overnight shifts. The position is responsible for providing ongoing supervision and care for male adolescents.  This position assists in the evaluation of children served by DHS and/or the Oregon Youth Authority through the provision of individual and group skills training, family couching, recording daily observations, targeting treatment goals, and by maintaining a structured living environment in accordance with program expectations. The position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of a residential shelter evaluation facility.  The position provides quality youth care and close intensive supervision of male delinquent adolescent clients.  Click here  for full position announcement. Salary:  $10.00/hour.  Ineligible for benefits except as required by law. Application Procedure: Please send resume to Catherine Hughes at chughes@janusyouth.org or mail to her c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR 97232. 

Substitute Skills Trainers - Imani House - work on a sporadic, as-needed basis to fill in for regular staff who are unable, for a variety of reasons, to work their scheduled shifts. Imani House is staffed 24-hours per day, 365 days per year, so flexibility in availability is a definite plus. There is currently a specific need for substitutes who are available to work overnight shifts to provide supervision and monitoring of clients and facility and assist in the treatment and supervision of youth in the custody of the Department of Human Services through the provision of individual and group skills training, recording daily observations, targeting treatment goals, and by maintaining a structured living environment in accordance with program expectations.  The position is responsible for assisting in the overnight operations and security of a residential facility serving male adolescents.  The position provides quality youth care and sight/sound supervision of clients. Click here   for full position announcement. Beginning pay is $10.00/hr. Submit cover letter and resume to Anna Nowickiweiss, c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch, Portland, OR 97232 or email to her at anowickiweiss@janusyouth.org.

SUBSTITUTE RESIDENTIAL COUNSELORS - GARFIELD HOUSE - Substitute Residential Counselors work on an as-needed basis to fill in for other staff who are unavailable to work their scheduled shifts, including overnights, weekends, and holidays.  Substitute workers oversee the day-to-day or overnight operation of our shelter facility and provide supervision of daily routines, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and close intensive supervision of clients. They may also work with other service providers to provide wrap-around services to youth.  Flexibility and availability to work various shifts is important.  Click here   for full position announcement. Beginning pay is $10.00/hour. Submit resume and cover letter to Marc Hanks, mhanks@janusyouth.org or mail to him c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR 97232. 

Substitute Crisis Intake Specialist I and II - Juvenile Reception Center - provide referral, initial case coordination and advocacy for youth accessing the runaway and homeless youth system as well as youth referred by police. The Substitute Crisis  Intake Specialist provides initial screening to determine eligibility for services and refer youth to appropriate agency.  As part of the initial screening, the Crisis Intake Specialist will ensure youth follow-through with referral by escorting youth or requesting staff assistance from referral agency. Crisis Intake Specialists II also provide back-up support in answering the Child Abuse Crisis and Information hotline during designated times and document all calls.  Because of the sporadic nature of substitute positions, flexibility in availability is necessary, as is availability to work overnight shifts. Click here  for full position announcement.  Beginning pay is $10.00 per hour for all hours worked as CIS I and $10.50 for all hours worked performing specific CIS II duties. Submit cover letter and resume to Mel Jett, c/o Harry’s Mother, 738 NE Davis, Portland, OR 97232 or e-mail to her at mjett@janusyouth.org.

Substitute Youth Care Specialists - Oak Bridge and Oak Grove Shelters - oversee the day-to-day and/or overnight operation of the facility.  The position provides a variety of services which may include individualized youth care, planning, supervision of daily and/or nightly routines, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention to high risk youth and their family-like support, and behavior management.  The position provides close, intensive supervision to youth and may involve working with community service providers to facilitate connection and referrals to youth and family-like support with other community agencies, juvenile court, and other support services.  Because coverage is provided in a facility open 24/7, it is important that Substitute Workers are flexible in terms of their availability, particularly in terms of providing coverage during overnight, weekend and holiday hours. Substitute Workers work on an as-needed basis to provide coverage for staff absences or during temporary vacancies.  Click here   for full position announcement. Beginning rate of pay is $9.50/hour. Please submit cover letter and resume to Alaire deSalvo at adesalvo@janusyouth.org

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