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Oregon Youth Authority

OREGON YOUTH AUTHORITY
SOCIAL SERVICE SPECIALIST 1 – FOSTER CARE CERTIFIER
Portland, Oregon – Washington County Parole & Probation Office (REQ-25181) and Multnomah County Parole & Probation Office (REQ-24441)

Join our team of world class Foster Care Certifiers today!

The purpose of the Foster Care Certifier position is to recruit, train, certify and manage OYA Youth Foster Homes that provide service to youth in the custody of the Oregon Youth Authority.  Foster Care Certifiers are responsible for ensuring that all OYA Youth Foster Homes comply with applicable procedures, policies, rules and standards for this level of care.  Foster Care Certifiers are also responsible for certification of proctor homes associated with contracted residential providers serving youth in the custody of the Oregon Youth Authority.

To learn more about the position and/or to APPLY, please visit oregonjobs.org and search REQ-24441 for Multnomah County or REQ-25181 for Washington County.

THE OREGON YOUTH AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO SELECTING, TRAINING, SUPPORTING AND EMPOWERING A COMPETENT AND DIVERSE WORKFORCE.

A Little About OYA:

The Oregon Youth Authority is a national leader in the juvenile justice field, pioneering the implementation of a positive human development framework for its work with staff and youth, and using data to match the right youth with the right services. The mission of OYA is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments.

Please take a moment to watch this quick video about Oregon Youth Authority, our team and our culture bit.ly/work4OYA. For more information please visit www.oregon.gov/oya.

What’s in it for you:

OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the office is as valuable as it is inside the office. We offer a great work/life balance with flexible work schedules and a competitive benefits package which includes:

Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
Grow your career with us – we offer unlimited growth potential in a variety of disciplines.
Come work in an environment where employees feel welcome and have developed friendship among their co-workers. OYA values diversity and inclusion and welcome those that bring different skills, strengths, background and views that makes us unique within ourselves and will bring value to the workplace. If you want to help contribute to making OYA a great place to work, WE WANT YOU!






☆ Dont forget to tell your interviewer that you heard about this opportunity from the Urban League of Portland ☆