Milieu Counselor-SAGE

Milieu Counselor
Portland, OR
Full Time, Full Benefits
Job Code: MC-157

(2 Open Positions)

JOB SUMMARY:
Seeking Milieu Counselors to mentor adolescent girls (11-16 years) youth in a residential facility.  The SAGE program fosters long-term stabilization for survivors of commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC). SAGE is intensive therapeutic program equipped to provide support to 12 girls at a time.  The program provides access to psychiatric care, therapy, and Portland Public school teachers on site.

Milieu Counselors guide youth, by teaching them vocational and daily living skills.

As a Milieu Counselor at SAGE you’ll make a meaningful contribution to the program and the youth served by:
• Providing individual skill building and group work as needed
• Effectively supervising the milieu and daily activities utilizing a daily schedule
• Assisting in outings, providing active support and supervision of clients in the community
• Completing clinical critical incident reports as required

Available Shift: Overnight (Grave) shift available, please indicate your preference on application materials. A $0.50 /hour pay differential will be applied for hours worked between 11:30pm-7:00am.

Schedule Options:
10:30 pm-7:00 am FRI/SAT off
10:30 pm-7:00 am WED/THURS off

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides individual skill building and group work as needed
• Effectively supervises the milieu and daily activities utilizing a daily schedule
• Assists in outings, providing active support and supervision of clients in the community
• Completes clinical critical incident reports as required

Available Shifts: Overnight and swing shift, please indicate your preference on application materials. A $0.50 /hour pay differential will be applied for hours worked between 11:30pm-7:00am.

Education and Work Experience:
• High school diploma or equivalent required
• 1 year experience working with youth. Or a combination of education and experience related to working with youth
• Basic computer skills using word processing, spreadsheets, databases and email

Other Requirements:
• Meet agency driving requirements
• Must pass a DHS criminal background check.
• Language testing if applicable.
• Facility is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Shift may require day, evening, overnight and weekend

Starting Pay Range:
Milieu Counselor: $14.50- $14.83
Milieu Counselor (Bilingual): $15.81-$16.17

About Us:
Morrison Child and Family Services is a non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive array of services to children, adolescents, and their families. As an agency Morrison, its team members, and clients commit to the following values of trauma-informed care:

Nonviolence – being safe and doing the right thing
Emotional Intelligence – managing our feelings so we don’t hurt ourselves or others
Social Learning – respecting and sharing ideas of our teams
Democracy – shared decision making whenever possible
Open Communication – saying what we mean and not being mean when we say it
Social Responsibility – everyone makes a contribution to the organizational culture
Growth and Change – creating hope for our clients and ourselves

Program: SAGE

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
• Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@morrisonkids.org and reference job code “MC-157” in the subject line of your email and in your cover letter. Indicate that you’re applying for the Milieu Counselor position.
• Alternative: Fax your cover letter/resume to Morrison Child and Family Services following the directions above to 503-736-9759.

To be considered for this position you must follow this application procedure.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Position Open Until Enough Qualified Applicants Have Responded

We strive to Create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to Better Serve our Clients.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@morrisonkids.org