Job Details

Milieu Counselor - SAGE

Morrison Child and Family Services, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 04/30/2020

Milieu Counselor
Portland, OR
Full Time, Full Benefits

Job Req: 1125

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

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

Schedule Options: You’ll work four 10-hr shifts and have three days off

A $0.50 /hour pay differential will be applied for hours worked between 11:30pm-7:00am; for staff who work a minimum of  4 hours of the overnight shift

Need to work less hours and have a more flexible schedule? We also have On-Call/Relief Milieu Counselor position available!
On-Call Position: Shift and hours determined by staff availability combined with program needs

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: $15.50 - $16.48
Milieu Counselor (Bilingual): $16.90 - $17.97

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


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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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