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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  4/16/2014

Parenting Case Manager - Bridge House - is responsible for direct services, staffing and supervision of a group home residential program for homeless street youth.  The position provides group client supervision and individualized client response, including interpretation and guidance regarding program agreements; crisis intervention; intake; assessment; case planning; and progress monitoring. Programming is structured using a youth involved “self-government” model based on Community Youth Development practices.  Information tracking using both computerized and paper systems and facility clean-up and maintenance routines are also part of the position’s responsibilities.30-40 hours per week (Specific schedule to be determined but will include weekends and involve swing shifts). Click here for full position announcement. Beginning pay is $11.25 to $12.50/hour, depending on experience and education; excellent benefits including medical, dental, life & long-term disability insurance, EAP, 401(k), and paid time off.  Optional voluntary coverages are also available.  Benefit programs have varied eligibility waiting periods depending on contract. Please submit cover letter and resume to Mikah Rotman at mrotman@janusyouth.org.  This position closes on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 5:00 p.m.  

Residential Counselor  – Athena House - (Approximately 30-34 hours per week; specific shifts to be determined but will include a combination of day and swing-shift hours and may include week-ends). oversees the day-to-day operation of Athena House, a shelter serving youth identified as commercially sexually exploited children 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 Residential Counselor will work closely 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.  This program operates 24-hours per day, 365 days per year. Click here  for full position announcement. 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. Submit resume and cover letter to Laurel North, c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch St., Portland, OR 97232 or e-mail to her at lnorth@janusyouth.org.  

Overnight Youth Care Specialist – Oak Bridge (Tuesday-Friday overnight shifts) - oversees the overnight operation of the facility.  The position provides individualized youth care, planning, supervision of 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 Alaire de Salvo at adesalvo@janusyouth.org

Part-time Overnight Youth Care Specialist – Oak Grove - Thursday & Friday overnight shifts – (18 hours per week with possibility of additional hours providing relief coverage) oversees the overnight operation of the facility.  The position provides individualized youth care, planning, supervision of 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/hours. Since this is a less than half-time position, Agency benefits do not apply other than EAP and eligibility to participate in 401(k). Please submit resume and cover letter to Alaire de Salvo at adesalvo@janusyouth.org. 

Overnight Residential CounselorAthena House -  oversees the overnight/early morning operation of the CSEC shelter facility.  The CSEC shelter program serves youth identified as Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) between the ages of 14 and 17 in a coed facility.  The position provides individualized youth care, planning, supervision of  nightly/early morning routine, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and close intensive supervision of clients.   The Residential Counselor will work closely 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. This position is approximately 39 hours per week and will include weekend overnight. Click here  for full position announcement. Beginning salary is $10.25/hour; excellent benefits, including medical, dental, life & long-term disability insurance; EAP; 401(k) and paid time off; eligibility waiting periods vary.  Voluntary optional coverages are also available. Submit resume and cover letter to Andrea Siede at asiede@janusyouth.org or mail to her c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR 97232.   

Overnight Skills Trainer - Imani House - is responsible for providing ongoing supervision and care for male adolescents.  The positions 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 collects, enters and files program data including daily progress notes and BRS service tallies. This position requires active participation as a member of a skills training team.  Click here  for full position announcement. Beginning wage is $10.25/hour and shifts are Sunday-Wednesday Overnights (11 pm to 9 am). Beginning wage is $10.25/hour; excellent benefits, including medical, dental, life & long-term disability, EAP, 401(k), paid-time-off, and voluntary options.  Differing benefit plans have varying eligibility waiting periods, depending on contract.Please submit cover letter and resume to Melissa Allen, c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR 97232 or e-mail to her at mallen@janusyouth.org.  This position closes Tuesday, April 15, 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 Youth Care Specialists - Oak Bridge & Oak Grove - work on an as-needed basis to provide coverage for staff absences or during temporary vacancies.  Substitute Workers are expected to keep their supervisor(s) informed of their availability and any changes in their availability and are expected to respond to requests to fill shifts according to work-site policy and/or procedures.  Substitute Workers who do not work for six consecutive months are normally removed from the substitute list and must go through a re-hire process before resuming employment. 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 Youth Care Specialists 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. Click here  for full position announcement. Beginning rate of pay is $10/hour.Please submit cover letter and resume to Candy Lowe at clowe@janusyouth.org.  Positions are open until filled.

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/hrSubmit cover letter and resume to Craig Gerke, c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch, Portland, OR 97232 or email to him at cgerke@janusyouth.org.

Substitute Residential Counselors - Garfield and Athena House -  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 the facility and provide supervision of daily routines, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and close intensive supervision of clients.Click here for a full position announcement. Beginning pay is $10.00/hour. Submit resume and cover letter to Laurel North, lnorth@janusyouth.org or mail to her c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR 97232.

Substitute Skills Trainers - Cordero - needed for residential facility providing individual and group skills training, family coaching, recording daily observations, targeting treatment goals, and maintaining a safe, structured living environment in accordance with program expectations.  Program is staffed 24/7; individuals filling this position must be able to work overnight shifts; strong advantage for those having flexible schedules allowing them to work on short notice & a variety of shifts (but ability to work overnights is mandatory). Click here  for full position announcement.  Driving is preferred but not required.  Bachelor's degree in a related field or 2 years experience is preferred. Please submit cover letter and resume to Catherine Hughes at chughes@janusyouth.org.  Beginning pay is $10/hour; excellent opportunities for professional training.

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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