Job Details

Peer Mentor

Morrison Child and Family Services, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 03/31/2019

Peer Mentor
Portland, OR
Part-Time
Job Code: PM-157

JOB SUMMARY:
The Peer Support Mentor provides direct support services to survivors of commercial sexual exploitation, their family members, caregivers, and other natural supports. This individual will also co-lead groups for survivors and their families, organize family social activities, facilitate workshops for families, and provide resources to assistance family members impacted by trauma related to CSEC survivors.

Program: SAGE

Primary duties and Responsibilities:
• Establishes contact with families/survivors upon admission into services
• Facilitates peer trainings to both staff & family members as needed
• Provides education/support/advocacy services to families & adolescent survivors within the organization’s programs
• Participate in clinical staff meetings to communicate survivor and family perspective and advocate for their needs

Education and Work Experience:
• Survivor of commercial sexual exploitation who has sought out and successfully utilized behavioral/mental health and/or addiction services directly related to this experience
• Working knowledge of Oregon’s mental health & addictions system
• Basic computer skills using word processing and email
• Experience with assisting & empowering individuals to seek out and access community resources
• Experience working with people in high conflict situations

Other Requirements:
• Must pass a DHS criminal background check
• Meet agency driving requirements
• 2 years minimum clean time if in recovery from addictions and stay clean

Staring Pay Rate:
Peer Mentor: $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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
• Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@morrisonkids.org and reference job code “PM-157” in the subject line of your email and in your cover letter. Indicate that you’re applying for the Peer Mentor 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.

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.

Complete details: https://morrisonkids.org/job/peer-mentor/