On Call Parent Educator #368

The Parent Educator-OnCall works with youth and/or their families to promote healthy development and deter negative behaviors such as substance abuse or juvenile crime. Services are given in fully virtual delivery methods at this time. 

Location: This position is based out of LifeWorks NW's Beaverton site. Services are given in fully virtual delivery methods at this time. 

Pay/Benefits: $23.10 starting hourly pay. This is an on call position. 

As a behavioral health organization, LifeWorks NW employees are required to have had their COVID 19 vaccination (or have an approved medical/religious exemption) per State of Oregon rules. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required upon hire. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Facilitate or co-facilitate parenting education and family engagement programs.
  • Coordinate with service partners regarding parenting programs.
  • Responsible for maintaining contact with referral source(s) and/or other staff regarding the program participants. 
  • Responsible for records maintenance including mandatory requirements (e.g., reports of child abuse) and LifeWorks NW required reporting.
  • Provide referral services to program participants, e.g., schools, health, mental health services, employment services, etc.  Maintain awareness of community referral resources. 
  • Participates in regular meetings with supervisor and attends informational meetings which may include all-agency meetings, consultation meetings with community partners, intra-agency and on-line trainings, etc. 
  • Continually increase level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency.
  • Completes critical incident reports when indicated within 24 hours of a critical incident.
  • Checks e-mail/voice mail daily when working. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be certified in Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14. 
  • Must have bachelor's degree in human services or related field or equivalent experience.  A greater degree of experience and/or education level may be required for greater risk populations.  Training in prevention, substance abuse, or related topics helpful.
  • Previous child development experience required.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and ability to provide culturally competent treatment services to diverse client populations.
  • Basic computer skills including keyboarding, use of mouse, ability to navigate website and use common web browser.

LifeWorks NW is a private, non-profit organization providing prevention, mental health, substance use treatment, and related social services to youths, adults, and older adults in over fifteen locations throughout Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties. LifeWorks NW promotes a healthy community by providing quality and culturally responsive mental health and addiction services across the lifespan.

Our core values-Recovery and Relationships, Resilience, and Results-inform the work we do. The four pillars of the strategic vision include Compassionate, Impactful Care, Holistic Health, Passionate Team, and Thriving Organization. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are critical to successfully achieving the mission. We know that "life works" when people get the help they need and are dedicated to changing lives.

Equal Opportunity Employer

www.lifeworksnw.org

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