Shelter Therapist/Social Service Staff

Position: Shelter Therapist/Social Service Staff for Parrott Creek Child & Family Services

Our Values: At Parrott Creek we believe that all youth and families are doing the best they can and want to do better. Further, we approach social service from a non-judgmental, respectful perspective. These values extend to how we work collaboratively as colleagues within our agency. We respect and promote the personal and professional growth of all employees of Parrott Creek.

Position Details: Develop assessment/evaluations for designated youth admitted into the Shelter Program. Provide individual and group counseling, and in-program case management. Supervise youth in the program. This is a full time exempt position. Hours are Monday through Friday,  10 am to 6 pm.

Principal Duties:

  • Complete assessment/evaluations for all designated youth in the shelter program.
  • Provide individual counseling for the youth on your caseload in the program.
  • Provide parent training in service of the assessment process and transition.
  • Facilitate therapeutic treatment groups.
  • Formulate treatment plan for youth while he is in the program.
  • Provide in-program case management.
  • Chair required Case Reviews for youth.
  • Participate in supervision with clinical director.
  • Supervise youth in the shelter milieu.
  • Complete all paperwork in a timely fashion including BRS documentation and paperwork requested by HR, i.e., time sheets, etc.
  • Maintain appointments on Google calendar.
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings and trainings.
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by Program Manager.
  • Follow and support Parrott Creek Policies and Procedures, work cooperatively and harmoniously with clients, coworkers, and outside agencies.
  • Meet all required mandatory-reporting duties.

Benefits Offered:

  • Excellent medical benefits
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Supervision for Licensure is available.

Salary Range:   $2,946.78 – 3,466.80 /month DOE

Requirements, knowledge, skills and abilities:

The applicant must have knowledge of basic psychological and sociological theories, clinical application, adolescent development, and understanding of residential treatment. Be able to promote a structured milieu and have the ability to supervise Shelter staff. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Computer experience, proficiency with Microsoft Office preferred. Ability to walk over uneven terrain. Ability to lift 40 pounds. Ability to drive 12-passenger van.

Education, experience and training:

Applicant must have Masters Degree from an accredited college or university with major study in social work, psychology, counseling or a closely allied field and one year of experience in the care and treatment of children and young adults. Acquire First Aid and CPR Certification.

Interested candidates please send resume w/cover letter to or mail to 1001 Molalla Avenue #209, Oregon City, OR 97045 or fax to 503-655-8908.

Equal Opportunity Employer