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Education and Employment Coordinator

Compensation: $20 - $24/Hour

This position serves at-risk youth ages 12 to 24 years old who are not engaged in school or work and/or at risk for gang involvement.
Date posted: 12/20/2023

What You'll Do

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer a caseload of 20 program youths.
  • Individual case management for program youth with referrals for mental health/substance use counseling referrals, job readiness, social support, education, and basic needs assistance.
  • Provide job preparation and assist program youth with job searches and job applications.
  • Build and maintain effective and positive relationships with program partners, including but not limited to schools, colleges, the Juvenile Justice Department, law enforcement, etc.
  • Provide Family Empowerment classes in Spanish to parents and teens.
  • Conduct outreach for NWFS East Multnomah programs.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Other duties as required.

General Responsibilities

  • Follow the protocol, policies, and procedures of the department and agency.
  • Maintain accurate documentation on a consistent basis.
  • Complete and submit reports as needed.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information and comply with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Provide culturally responsive services that are equitable, respectful, and relevant to people from a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and orientations.
  • Attend meetings and trainings as required.
  • Regularly participate in professional development.

Who You Are

Education and Experience 

  • A high school diploma or equivalent and two years of work with at-risk youth.
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish/English.

Skills and Abilities

  • Best practices knowledge for drug and alcohol and gang prevention.
  • Basic coaching, interviewing, and group facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of adolescent development and working with at-risk youth.
  • Aware of legal requirements for reporting abuse as well as national and local youth courts.
  • Able to build and maintain rapport with youth and adults from diverse backgrounds and personalities.
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
  • Complete tasks within an assigned deadline.
  • Consistently enter data accurately.
  • Have effective and flexible communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors, and customers face to face, online, and on the phone.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • If using a personal vehicle on company business, one must have a valid driver’s license and meet minimum automobile insurance requirements.
  • Skill in using a personal computer and various software packages.

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