Community Skills Coach (Jackson Services, Medford)
Date: November 1, 2019
Kairos is looking for a Community Skills Coach at its Jackson Services Program in Medford, Oregon. 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. This position works 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.
Kairos is a non-profit, multi-service mental health agency that provides a comprehensive array of services and support to children, adolescents, young adults, and families struggling with trauma and other mental and behavioral issues. Known state-wide and nationally for innovation, quality, and accountability in its provision of services, Kairos is committed to continuous learning and grounding of evidence based treatment models and emerging best practices in mental health through partnerships and training opportunities with leaders in the mental health field. Over the years it has grown in scope and now operates out of five counties. Kairos is licensed by the Oregon Department of Human Services and certified by the Oregon Health Authority, and has been accredited by The Joint Commission since 1984.
Candidates must be a certified QMHA to be considered for this position, which consists of 3 years' related work experience, a relevant bachelor’s degree, and/or a satisfactory combination of both. Previous work at a 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 is preferred. Candidates must have the ability to pass a background check and Medicaid fraud check. In addition, qualified candidates are required to have a valid driver's license with 3 years minimum driving experience and hold a safe driving record.
This is a full-time position, working Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm with occasional evening and/or weekend appointments as needed, depending on the needs of the families. Depending on the candidate’s experience, compensation ranges from $12.45-$17.27 hourly. In addition, all full-time employees with Kairos are eligible to participate in a number of agency-sponsored benefits. Kairos offers a comprehensive employee benefits program, including: up to 96 hours of paid time off your first year, up to 40 hours of sick leave your first year, 6 paid holidays per year (after 90 days of employment), health, dental, and vision insurance (on the first of the month after 30 days of employment), life/ AD&D Insurance ($20,000 for employee and $2,000 for spouse and dependents), 401K retirement (up to 3% employer matching and additional 3% contribution from employer after 1 year), and an employee assistance program (EAP) applicable to all members of the employee’s household.
Kairos requires all applicants to complete an employment application to be considered for any open positions. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates who are meet minimum qualifications and are selected for an interview will be contacted.