Job Details

Juvenile Counselor I

Washington County, Hillsboro, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 02/17/2019

Do you work well in a team environment? Do you have a genuine desire to work with high risk youth to help them develop life skills and to provide a valuable service to our community? If so, Come Lead with Us within the Washington County Juvenile Services Department.

We are actively recruiting for a pool of candidates to fill several variable-hour Juvenile Counselor I vacancies at Harkins House.

Harkins House is a short term temporary residential shelter care and evaluation program. The program provides evaluation and individual care for youth pending alleged violations of the law who volunteer to participate in lieu of detention.

In this position you will provide supervision and counseling to juvenile offenders in shelter care, home detention, community service, and custody services. In addition, you will conduct needs assessments; interview and make referrals to community resources; monitor client activities, progress, and caseload records; document behaviors and incidents; as well as accompany juveniles to court.

Education and Experience
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

A Bachelor's Degree in counseling, psychology, sociology, social work, or related field; AND
Completion of a one-year practicum OR one year of supervised work experience in the counseling of juveniles and families.

If you are interested in applying for this opening, please visit our website at and search for job #2019-31 before the deadline of February 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

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