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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  9/15/2014

Residential Counselor - Athena House - 37 hours/week: Wednesday-Saturday (2pm-11pm on Wed and 3pm-12am on Thurs-Sat) - oversees the day-to-day operation of 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. Strongly preference for those with personal or professional experience with exploitation. Click here  for full position announcement. Beginning salary is $10.25/hour; excellent benefits program including medical, dental, life & long-term disability insurance; EAP; 401(k) and paid time off.  Benefit programs have varied eligibility waiting periods. 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. 

Program Supervisor - Imani House is responsible for all facets of the supervision of Imani Skills Trainers, facilitating effective communication and working relationships among all staff, facilitating on-site implementation of the Imani Residential Treatment Program and insuring the safety of staff and clients by maintaining the facility. In addition, the Supervisor provides supervision, training and support to Skills Trainers and Clients by working two eight hour online shifts. The position reports to the Program Director regarding administrative, personnel and ongoing program and policy implementation, supervision and training of staff and facility maintenance and safety issues. The Program Supervisor participates in the Imani Clinical Team meetings and oversees the medical services at Imani. A typical background for the person who can fulfill the duties of this position is as follows: A.Master’s Degree with major study in social work or a closely allied field and one (1) year of experience in the care and rehabilitation of youth, OR a Bachelor’s Degree with major study in social work, psychology, sociology, or a closely allied field and two (2) years of experience in the care and rehabilitation of youth.  B.Minimum of two years' experience working with adolescents and families, including at least one year of residential treatment experience, preferably working with youth who are identified as sexually aggressive. C.Supervisory experience preferred.D.Experience working with the Oregon Department of Human Services or Juvenile Justice  system is preferred. Click here  for full position announcement. Beginning salary is $2340/month.  This position is eligible for Agency benefits that include medical, dental, life and long-term disability, EAP, 401(k), and paid time off.  Varied optional coverages are also available.  Benefit programs have varied waiting periods for eligibility. Please submit cover letter and resume to Melissa Allen at mallen@janusyouth.org or c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch St., Portland, OR  97232.

Street Outreach Specialist - Portland-Outreach & Engagement/Willamette Bridge Programs (32 hours per week) - position provides critical engagement with street affected youth as well as businesses, community partners and other stakeholders for the purpose of crisis intervention, information sharing and referrals to services. The purpose of this position is to engage and develop professional, trusting relationships with street-entrenched youth, 25 and younger in order to transition them off the streets and into shelter, stable housing and/or introduce them to employment or educational opportunities. This position involves making regular outdoor contact with homeless and street-dependent youth primarily but not limited to the downtown core and requires going to where youth congregate (under bridges, forested areas, abandoned buildings, schools, service agencies, and other areas where youth camp on a daily basis). The position requires extended outdoor walking in inclement weather conditions with a small team of Outreach Specialists, peer advocates and volunteers. The Outreach Specialist coordinates with the Associate Director to determine a flexible work schedule that best meets the needs of vulnerable youth. This may require occasional evening and early morning shifts as well as occasional weekend shifts. The Outreach Specialist coordinates with the Volunteer Coordinator and Associate Director to provide regular ongoing training and coaching for our volunteer teams and may participate in volunteer interviews. Click here for full position announcement. Beginning salary is $13.50 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.  Please submit cover letter and resume to Dennis Lundberg at dlundberg@janusyouth.org.

Second Overnight Skills Trainer  – CORDERO - (Position is 18 hours a week; Saturday/Sunday 2:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. plus possible additional hours for staff meetings and supervision). This position will work early morning hours (shift is 2:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. but exact hours may vary). The Second Overnight Skills Trainer 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. Beginning salary is $10.25/hour; benefits may apply. Submit cover letter and resume to Catherine Hughes at chughes@janusyouth.org

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 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 Garfield.  These positions provide oversight of day-to-day or overnight operations of shelter facility and supervision of youth.  Flexibility and availability to work varied shifts is important.  The Substitute Residential Counselor oversee the day-to-day or overnight operation of our shelter facility and  provides 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.  Please click here  for full position announcement.  Starting rate of pay for this position is $10/hour.  Please submit cover letter and resume to Laurel North at lnorth@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.  Please submit cover letter and resume to Laurel North at lnorth@janusyouth.org

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 Trina Strand, c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc., 707 NE Couch, Portland, OR 97232 or email to him at tstrand@janusyouth.org.

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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