Community Skills Coach (Jackson Services, Medford)

Date: November 9, 2017

Kairos is a non-profit mental health agency that is dedicated to providing mental health services to youth, young adults and their families while utilizing trauma informed collaborative treatment methods in a variety of treatment settings. Our employees enjoy a rewarding career with an agency that values mental wellness, offers a casual work environment while maintaining professionalism, provides opportunities for development and offers real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the youth/young adults that we serve as well their families.

Community Skills Coach/ Medford, OR                                       
Hours
: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm                             
Compensation:
$12.45-$17.27per Hour DOE
Benefits: 2.4 weeks paid time-off, 1 week of paid sick-time the first year of employment, 6 paid holidays per year, health, vision and dental insurance, 401k with up to 6% employer contribution. Agency is qualified for federal student loan repayment program.

About this position:
The Community Skills Coach will be working with at-risk youth who struggle with emotional and behavioral challenges in various treatment environments including home and community. They will be working with youth and their families teaching new skills to facilitate the development of appropriate behaviors, self-expression and social interaction plus teaching, modeling and coaching life skills while working as part of a Care Team in assessing the needs of the youth and in the coordination of services.

Successful candidates will have:
QMHA required (a combination of either 3 years' related work experience and/or education) and previous work at non-profit, out-patient, community setting and/or with treatment foster care, in-home support services, trauma-informed care, family-driven and youth guided practice preferred. As well as the ability to pass a background check and Medicaid fraud check, have a valid driver's license with 3 yrs. min. driving experience with safe driving record required.

 HOW TO APPLY
For a full job description and fillable application please visit: http://www.kairosnw.org/employment

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to apply@kairosnw.org

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a Background and Medicaid fraud check as well as a safe driving check in order to operate agency vehicles.

 

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