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AYS Social Service Assistant - Eugene, OR

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Company Name:Looking Glass Community Services
Location:Eugene, OR
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$15.00 - Hourly
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Apply TODAY through November 22nd to be considered for our December Training Module, beginning on December 6th.

*applications received after November 22nd will be considered for a January 3rd start date.

The Training Module has been created in order to provide new staff with all of the necessary tools, skills, and information to be successful in this role. The details of the Training Module will be discussed in more detail during the interview process.

Are you interested in joining a leading local nonprofit? Do you want to help serve your community by working to build a better future for children, youth, adults, and families? Do you have a passion for helping at-risk youth? If so, you might just be perfect for this AYS Social Service Assistant (SSA) position with our nonprofit! Please, read on!

Essential Duties:

As a Social Service Assistant (SSA) you oversee maintaining sight and sound supervision of our teenage clients within the Adjudicated Youth Services (AYS) residential programs. You must be a positive role model and youth mentor for our clients. As an SSA you must uphold strict professional boundaries and enforce program rules. Youth can become escalated throughout the day. SSAs are responsible for verbally de-escalating clients and situations while maintaining a safe environment for other clients. AYS is a hands-off campus, meaning physical restraints are not used.

Pay & Benefits:

  • $15.00/hour!
  • One month of, paid, in-depth training is provided to ensure proper support to new staff.
  • Competitive benefits package - including generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) options, and more.


As a 24-hour residential facility, staff are always present in the facility. Shifts run in three rotations: day, swing, or awake overnight. We are currently seeking swing and awake overnight schedules.

  • Swing shifts - approximately 2:00pm - 11:00pm.
  • Awake overnight shifts - approximately 10:00 pm - 8:00 am
  • Full-time staff are provided consistent schedules, which include weekend days. Some flexibility is required.


  • In accordance with the Oregon Health Authority rule, all healthcare providers and staff working in the Adjudicated Youth Services program must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18th or have an approved exemption/accommodation before beginning work.
  • Bachelor's degree in social services a related field is preferred.
  • Previous experience working in a residential setting with at-risk youth is preferred.
  • Ability to uphold professional boundaries and maintain program rules is required.
  • Cultural awareness is a must! Staff must be committed to the mission and values of Looking Glass

About Looking Glass Community Services:

Looking Glass Community Services is honored to be included among the top 100 best nonprofits list for 2020. We greatly value our employees and their dedication to serving our most vulnerable community members each day - this award is representative of their passion.

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we have been dedicated to serving Lane County for the past 50 years! We value providing the highest level of quality services to our clients and we are committed to the pursuit of cultural awareness. We believe in the abilities of individuals and systems that respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, classes, races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, genders, and abilities in a manner that recognizes, affirms, and values the worth of individuals, families, and their communities and protects and preserves the dignity of each.

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If this sounds like the position for you, apply today!

*Applications must be submitted through the Looking Glass website to be considered.*

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