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Street Outreach Worker - Rural Program - Cottage Grove, OR - Eugene, OR

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Company Name:Looking Glass Community Services
Location:Eugene, OR
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Social Services
Pay:$19.00 per hour
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The Bilingual Rural Street Outreach Worker is responsible for providing education, prevention services, and referral information regarding issues of substance use, sexual abuse, domestic violence, mental health, and other issues relevant to homeless and runaway youth. You will assist in crisis intervention, peer counseling, and de-escalation as needed. You will aid with classroom presentations, outreach to community groups, and participate in regular street outreach shifts. You will complete street outreach in rural areas of Lane County and will work directly with some of the Guatemalan population in Cottage Grove.

For more information about the Bilingual Rural Street Outreach Worker position, you can download the full job description and apply on our website:

The Rural Program is located in Cottage Grove. It is a drop-in shelter for youth, ages 11-21, to seek services related to basic needs, case management, and assistance in obtaining housing and employment. The Rural Program focuses on creating long-term solutions to improve the quality of each client's life.

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People who succeed in this role have a passion for helping youth and are able to relate to teens from all different backgrounds, values, and cultures. You must be a positive youth mentor and role model who can demonstrate strong boundaries. You must be able to maintain confidentiality and handle stressful situations. You must be able to communicate to clients in Spanish.

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.

Follow these links to learn more about Looking Glass and see why our staff love the work they do!

In accordance with the Oregon Health Authority rule, all healthcare providers and staff working in the Rural Program must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18th 2021, or have an approved exemption/accommodation before beginning work.

Apply TODAY through August 15th to be considered for our September Training Module, beginning on September 5th.