Recovery Housing Navigator
Full Time, $17-$20 per hour. DOE
Parrott Creek Child and Family Services is seeking a new team member to fill it’s open position of Recovery Housing Navigator
About Parrott Creek
Since 1968, Parrott Creek has been supporting highly traumatized children and families involved in our systems of care. Our mission is to help our participants identify strengths and develop skills that build stronger families and safer communities. We build effective partnerships to align services, maximize resources and provide an equitable and inclusive continuum of care. Our programs range from early interventions and community support to outpatient treatment, recovery homes and intensive residential care. Over 53 years we have served more than 25,000 youth and families and currently serve 800 families per year. Wherever and whenever we can, we prioritize BIPOC communities and LGBTQI youth.
At Parrott Creek we believe that all people are doing the best they can with the skills available to them. Our goal is to help them reach their full potential.
Parrott Creek is a values-based organization with our work centered around a relational model. We approach all interactions with our clients, staff and partners from a trauma-informed, restorative and mindful perspective.
About the Recovery Housing Navigator
The Recovery Housing Navigator will act as Case Manager with clients creating a client led individualized case plan and act as liaison with other services and agencies a client may be engaged with.
The Recovery Housing Navigator will work with clients who are engaged in substance misuse treatment to help them maintain housing and remain in treatment services. The Recovery Housing Navigator will work as part of a collaborative team to help clients access services that will help them maintain housing, they will provide tenant education, create access to financial support around move-in costs, deposits etc; and connect clients to wraparound services in the community that help ensure housing retention and stability.
The Recovery Housing Navigator will also help clients connect to other services that will help them maintain their recovery, such as educational services and helping them apply for other housing entitlements.
Clients will be referred from a number of agencies in Clackamas County that may include CODA, Clackamas County Behavioral Health and other agencies that are working with clients who are experiencing housing challenges while they access drug and alcohol treatment.
The position requires an understanding of substance use and tools for recovery. Good written and verbal communication. Willingness and ability to engage with people who are struggling in various ways without further escalation. Proven ability to remain calm in chaotic situations. Ability to adapt quickly to change and think on your feet. Willingness to take direction and feedback. Knowledgeable in trauma-informed care practice
This position also requires a commitment to building strong relationships with communities and the ability to effectively collaborate with partners to promote success for our clients. This includes collaborative case management with other agencies and providing the necessary information to our finance department to help ensure payments are made in a timely manner to support our clients housing and recovery needs.
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or High School Diploma or G.E.D with relevant experience.
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Certified Peer Recovery Mentor preferred.
- If you identify as a person in recovery, we ask that you have a minimum of two years clean and sober.
- Ability to pass DHS background check and DMV driving history check.
- Valid driver’s license, good driving record, reliable vehicle with insurance in good standing: this position does require client transport in personal vehicles
- 40 hours per week, flexible schedule that includes occasional evenings hours.
Paid vacation, holidays and paid sick-leave. Mileage reimbursement for work-related miles.
Interested candidates please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Parrott Creek Child and Family Services
1001 Molalla Ave, Suite 209
Oregon City. Or. 97045