Bilingual Juvenile Counselor II

  • Washington County
  • 222 N First Avenue, Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Jun 07, 2021
Full time Government Other

Job Description

Are you passionate about working with adolescents and looking to take the next step of your career path? Do you enjoy collaborating and working in a team environment? Do you possess a good understanding of the needs of our Latinx community in Washington County? If so, Come Join our Team within the Washington County Juvenile Services Department as a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Juvenile Counselor II!  

Juvenile Services has two (2) full-time vacancies in the following divisions:

Harkins House:

Harkins House is a basic residential facility that is designed to provide residential care services based on an individual’s needs.  Harkins House serves youth 12–17 years of age while providing individual and group skills training, recreational activities, counseling, and the opportunity to participate in a culinary arts program. Youth in the program are pending alleged violations of the law or are on probation.

In this position you will provide supervision and direction for the youth at Harkins House. Responsibilities will include managing a small caseload and meeting deadlines for Behavioral Rehabilitation Services including, but not limited to, an Individual Service Plan, Assessment and Evaluation, Master Service Plan and complete Aftercare when youth depart our facility. In addition, you will also provide counseling and individual skill building to youth in our facility and parent training, coordinate and lead transition planning meetings with youth,  parents, and community partners, and provide direction regarding service planning and support to the Juvenile Counselor I staff working with the youth. The schedule for this position will be 7:00 am - 5: 30 pm, Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

 

Beaverton Region: 

A Juvenile Counselor II that works in regions supervises, case manages, and supports youth who are either on formal probation or informal supervision. This position requires a person to be working in the Beaverton region doing home visits, school visits, collaborating with community partners, and resource brokering. This position is ideal for someone who likes a fast-paced job and has a passion for working with high risk youth and experience supporting parents. It requires one to be able wear many hats, including preparing and presenting in court, providing skill-building to youth, developing case plans with families, and in some cases, taking a youth into custody. The hours of the position are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday, though some flexibility with early mornings or later evenings may be needed on occasion.

 

VIRTUAL INFORMATIONAL Q & A SESSION (Optional): All candidates are invited to participate in an (optional) virtual Informational Q&A Session. During this informational session, you will have the opportunity to learn about a day in the life of a Juvenile Counselor II and what you can expect as an employee in this role.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 15th  | TIME: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | WHERE: Click here to join the meeting with Microsoft Office Teams

To learn more about the services and programs we provide, please visit our website: Juvenile Services

Experience and Education:

  • Possession of a Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, sociology, social work, or a field applicable to the practice of juvenile justice; AND one (1) year of experience working with juveniles and families in the counseling and case management of juveniles and families; OR
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, sociology, social work, or a field applicable to the practice of juvenile justice; AND three (3) years of experience working with juveniles and families in the counseling and case management of juveniles and families.

Questions (?) Regarding This Recruitment:
Iyali Osuna, Talent Acquisition Business Partner
Iyali_Osuna@co.washington.or.us

 

If you are interested in applying for this opening, please visit our website at www.washcojobs.org and search for job #2021-138 before the deadline of June 27, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.