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To apply for this position, email us at jobs@nwfs.org. Be sure to attach your cover letter & resume.


Want to share what you’ve learned about parenting? We have a new program helping Latino/a/x youths with substance abuse issues. This position will help youth and their families in the recovery process.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The average caseload for this position is 15 to 20 families (approximately 30 service hours).
  • Working in conjunction with the CADC counselors, assist with case management as well as identifying the participant’s strengths in order to facilitate recovery.
  • Provide participants with culturally appropriate parental education in Spanish.
  • In conjunction with the CADC, identify participant goals and assist them in achieving those goals.
  • Complete timely and accurate billings and submit on a weekly basis.
  • Provide participants with appropriate referrals for services and activities.
  • Create and maintain a robust and relevant referral network.
  • Share mental and physical health resources and education with community members.
  • Participate in the on-going development of the project and in planning for follow-up projects.


Education / Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Bilingual/bicultural English and Spanish is required.
  • Hold a current Certified Recovery Mentor or Peer Support certification through MHACBO or be willing and able to obtain and maintain either of these certifications.
  • Prior experience working with youth and families is preferred but not required.
  • Experience facilitating groups and participating on committees is preferred.


Diversity Statement

Northwest Family Services, through our mission, practices and the services we offer, are committed to the belief that all people deserve dignity and respect. As we serve our communities, we will continue to work together to listen, to learn, and to act to overcome historic values and structures that have led to discrimination and inequities.

We are committed to creating a culture of belonging, where all staff are valued and given opportunity to grow and succeed equitably. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, primary language, ethnic background or socioeconomic status. NWFS pursues policies, strategies, and programs which promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in our daily work. We seek staff who share our vision and commitment to our communities.


Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment. 

Up-to-date Covid 19-vaccination is required for new hires unless the employee is granted a medical or religious accommodation. Employees can request an accommodation once an offer of employment has been made.

 

To apply for this position, email us at jobs@nwfs.org. Be sure to attach your cover letter & resume.