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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  11/20/2014

Youth Care Specialist (Internal) – Oak Bridge - 32 hours Swing position; Sunday through Wednesday – oversees the overnight operation of the facility.  The Youth Care Specialist oversees the day-to-day and/or overnight operation of the facility.  The position provides 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 works work closely with community services to facilitate connection and referrals to youth and family-like support with other community agencies, juvenile court, and other support services.  The position participates in team decisions regarding treatment of clients and issues to facility operation.  Click here  for full position announcement. Beginning pay is $10.25/hour; excellent benefits including medical, dental, life & long-term disability insurance, EAP, 401(k), and paid time off. Various voluntary options also available.  Benefit programs have varied waiting periods for eligibility, depending on contract. Please submit resume and cover letter to Candy Lowe at clowe@janusyouth.orgThis position is open only to current employees with our Oak Bridge and Oak Grove Youth Shelters.  Position closes on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Temporary Residential AdvocateStreet Light/Porch Light Youth Shelters - Position/s scheduled hours: 1.Thurs, Fri, Sat 8:15pm – 12:00am (or longer depending on need). 2.Fri 5:30pm – 12:00am, Sat, Sun 8:30pm – 12:00am (or longer depending on need).The Temporary Residential Advocate (Willamette Bridge Shelter Services) oversees the operation of the facility and provides individual client response, including supervision of nightly routines; interpretation and guidance regarding program agreements; crisis intervention; and close supervision. The primary responsibility of this position is providing a safe, nurturing environment for clients. This position is expected to end on March 31, 2015 unless extended, although this is not a guarantee of employment throughout this period. Click here  for full position announcement. Beginning Pay Rate:  $10/hour Please submit cover letter and updated resume to Ryan Sotomayor at rsotomayor@janusyouth.org.  These positions are open only to current employees with our Willamette BRIDGE Programs (Street Light, Porch Light, Bridge House, Access, and YBR/Street Outreach programs).  Positions close on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Farmer's Market Manager - Village Gardens - The Village Market Manager Position will work to 1) increase access to locally produced agricultural products through farmers market expansion and the development of sustainable market management infrastructure, 2) expand the customer base of the farmers market through improved outreach and marketing, and 3) expand and diversify vendor participants.  During the market season, The Farmers Market Manager will be responsible for all aspects of market operations including: managing the market application process and vendor selection, managing vendor relationships, coordinating market set-up and break-down each day, assisting vendors with sales, market counts, supervising volunteers, and managing the promotion of the market. Project outcomes will include 1) increased access to locally produced foods, 2) increased marketing opportunities for local food vendors, 3) expanded customer base, 4) long-term market sustainability, community engagement and vendor participation, and 5) improved economic opportunity and social cohesion. Click here  for full position announcement.  Wage is $15.00 per hour. Excellent benefits including medical, dental, life & long-term disability insurance, EAP, 401(k), and paid time off.  Optional voluntary coverage also available.  Benefit programs have varied waiting periods for eligibility, depending on contract. Please submit cover letter and your  resume to Melissa Allen at mallen@janusyouth.org or mail to her  c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, Oregon 97232.  Position closes Monday 12/1/2014 at 9:00 a.m. 

Case Manager - Harry’s Mother -is a responsible for providing a range of crisis intervention, case management, and counseling services with an emphasis on solution focused outcomes to high-risk and troubled adolescents and their families and for providing back-up supportive services to both the Juvenile Reception Center and Garfield House shelter program components and, on occasion, provide back-up support to Athena House. The position will work closely with community services staff to facilitate connection of adolescent and family to other community agencies, juvenile court, Department of Human Services/Child Welfare, and other support services.  This position may also provide on a limited basis back-up support to the after-hours child abuse hotline. Click here  for full position announcement. Beginning salary is $14.42 per hour; excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and long-term disability, 401(k), EAP, and paid time off program.  Options for additional voluntary benefit programs are also available.  Benefit programs have varied eligibility waiting periods, depending on contract.  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 .  This position closes on Friday, November  21, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

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 Overnight Direct Care Staff - Annex I & II -is responsible for carrying out the overnight routines of an independent living treatment program for males, ages 18-24, who are re-entering the community from a structured residential setting.  The position provides low supervision and requires an extensive exercise of independent direction and judgment when necessary.  The position provides quality youth support and guidance to its clients.  This position reports to The Annex Supervisor regarding client progress, activity planning, and house management.  Substitute Workers do not work any specific schedule but do fill in for regular staff who are unable to work their shift and/or during temporary vacancies.  There is currently a specific need for those available, willing and able to work overnight shifts. Click here  for full position announcement. Beginning pay is $10.00/hour. Please submit cover letter and resume to Jack Davidson at jackdavidson@janusyouth.org or via mail 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 her 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

SUBSTITUTE RESIDENTIAL COUNSELORS needed at CSEC Shelter.  Substitute Residential Counselors work on an as-needed, sporadic basis to fill shifts that are available due to staff absences or temporary vacancies.  The program is staffed 24/7 so flexibility in availability to cover a wide variety of shifts, including overnights, weekends and holidays,  is strongly desired.  The CSEC shelter program serves youth identified as Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) between the ages of 14 and 21 in a coed facility.  The position provides individualized youth care, planning, supervision of daily routine, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and close intensive supervision of clients.   The Substitute Residential Counselors provide oversight to program operations and client supervision and may work with community service providers such as Life Works Northwest, the Sexual Assault Resource Center and the Department of Human Services to provide wrap around services to youth.  Please click here    for full position announcement.  Starting rate of pay for this position is $10/hour.  Submit resume and cover letter to Andrea Siede, asiede@janusyouth.org or mail to her c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, 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.  

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