As a Social Service Assistant (SSA) you are in charge of maintaining sight and sound supervision of our AYS clients. You must be a positive role model and youth mentor for the teens in our care. You will be responsible for observing and recording both positive and negative behavior patterns to aid case managers and therapists in counseling and/or service planning for clients. We are currently seeking a full-time staff, shift and days to be determined but the schedule will include at least one weekend day.
For more information about the AYS Social Service Assistant position, you can download the full job description and apply on our website: https://lookingglass.applicantpool.com/jobs/
AYS (Adjudicated Youth Services) is a specialized residential program that supports female juvenile offenders, from all over the state, ages 12-18, by teaching them new skills and ways to cope with the growing pains of life and individual circumstances. This program combines therapy with 24-hour supervised group living, to enable youth to learn new skills and behaviors appropriate to their recovery process and individual treatment plans.
Click here to learn more about our AYS Pathways Girls Program: https://www.lookingglass.us/pathways-girls-program
People who excel in this program have a passion for helping others. You must be able to build rapport with teen clients while upholding strong professional boundaries and maintaining program rules. A bachelor's degree in a related field, prior experience in a residential facility, or experience working with at-risk youth is preferred.
Our workforce and clientele represent a diverse set of people from all walks of life. As such, we are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion in the agency. All staff must embody and represent these, and other, Looking Glass agency values.
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In accordance with the Oregon Health Authority rule, all healthcare providers and staff working in the Adjudicated Youth Services program must be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption/accommodation before beginning work.
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