Job Details

Milieu Counselor – Group Home

Morrison Child and Family Services, Portland, Oregon

Full Time - Non-Profit

Salary Range: $14.00-$14.89

Close Date: 12/01/2020

Our Milieu Counselors provide support to adolescents (ages 15-17 years old) in a co-ed behavioral health residential facility setting. Milieu Counselors mentor youth and teach them vocational and daily living skills. Milieu Counselor are positive role models for the youth in program. They play an role integral to helping the youth transition into self-sufficient adults. This position will work out of a residential facility

The Specifics:
• Actively monitor the youth to ensure the safety of all participants in the milieu setting
• Promote skill building for the youth
• Plan activities and field trips, assist with schoolwork and extra-curricular activities, and maintain a supportive environment for youth
• Provide transportation to youth to attend scheduled appointments using agency vehicle
• Assemble and serving nutritious meals; and administer medication to youth if needed
• Effectively diffuse or de-escalate potentially volatile situations using behavior management techniques

Who You Are:
You’re a team player who values culturally sensitive, trauma informed care and enjoys working in a dynamic environment. You communicate effectively with other staff, and client care representatives. You have a keen ability to maintain composure and professional boundaries in chaotic situations, while simultaneously building rapport with teenage youth.

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