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AYS Social Service Assistant - On-Call/Relief Worker - Eugene, OR

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Company Name:Looking Glass Community Services
Location:Eugene, OR
Employment Type:On-Call / Relief
Pay:$15.00 - Hourly
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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 are in charge of maintaining sight and sound supervision of our teenage clients within the Ajuicated 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.
  • Flexible schedules that works around your other life priorities. Some regular open availability is required, please list your availability on the application.
  • On-Call SSAs have the benefit of a flexible schedule and the ability to be considered for full-time positions as seen fit by supervisors


As a 24-hour residential facility, staff are present in the facility at all times. Shifts run in three rotations:

  • Day shifts - approximately 7:00am - 3:00pm.
  • Swing shifts - approximately 2:00pm - 11:00pm.
  • Awake overnight shifts - approximately 10:00 pm - 8:00 am
  • On-call staff are scheduled both in advance, for pre-planned absences, as well as with short notice when unplanned circumstances arise.
  • On-call staff much complete a minimum of four (4) shifts per month and one (1) staff meeting per month to remain active.


  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, corrections, or 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, including but not limited to, equity and inclusion for all.
  • 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.

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.

To view the full job description and to apply please visit our website:

Apply TODAY through October 11th to be considered for our November Training Module, beginning on November 1st

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

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