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Bilingual Skills Trainer

Morrison Child and Family Services, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 04/15/2019

Bilingual Skills Trainer
Full-Time, Full Benefits
Portland, OR

Job Summary:
The Skills Trainer is responsible for providing behavioral and vocational support, as well as training; in a culturally competent manner to youth in the Group Home program. The ideal candidate will be committed to trauma-informed care and will collaborate with other staff members to provide support to adolescent youth who have experienced complex trauma.

Primary duties and Responsibilities:
• Supervises clients and provides skill building activities in a residential setting, that may include classroom settings, recreational outings, educational and community activities as well as activities in the foster home.
• Provides a safe environment for the clients, including therapeutically interacting with clients and setting clear expectations for appropriate behaviors.
• Provides on-going behavioral skill building for identified minors according to their treatment plan or behavioral plan.

About the Program:
Our Long Term Group Home provides services to up 20 adolescents at one time (ages 15-17 years old) in a co-ed residential facility setting. The youth, typically from Latin America and occasionally other countries live in our Long-Term Group Home, while they await family reunification or other placement options. They attend public school and other community activities.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 40-hour work week.

Perks and Benefits: Extensive benefit package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. Company provided Life and Long-Term Disability. Paid vacation and sick time. Access to employee resource groups and much more!

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

• One-year experience working with adolescents
• Bi-lingual in English and Spanish required
• Intermediate computer skills

Valued Experience:
• 4-year college degree in social services or a related field required strongly preferred
• Prior experience with adolescents in a school, behavioral or mental health setting is preferred
• Prior experience with diverse populations
• Prior experience with developing vocational training programs.
• Advanced training in trauma responses, including depression, anxiety and maladaptive behaviors preferred.

Other Requirements
• Pass a DHS criminal history background
• Meet agency driving requirements

Starting Pay Range:
Bilingual (Spanish) Skills Trainer: $16.65-$17.03

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

Visit our website to learn more about  mission and history and our strategy for accomplishing our goal of achieving significant, positive, and long-term clinical outcomes for the clients we serve.

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

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