Employment

OFSN is a 501(c)3 Family-Run Organization, and a Chapter of the National Federation of Families on Children’s Mental Health. OFSN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law. OFSN values those who have direct lived experience raising a child with significant mental and behavioral health challenges and gives hiring preference to individuals who have this direct lived experience.

Regional Director – Lane County

The Regional Director is responsible for consistently demonstrating OFSN’s values in all business interactions and performance.  The Regional Director exhibits a spirit of cooperation, showing adaptability and flexibility while supporting organizational goals, assisting co-workers and developing trusting relationships with contractors and partner providers.  The Regional Director is responsible for using all resources of the office and position effectively and demonstrates independence and initiative.  The Regional Director must demonstrate creativity in problem solving and contribute new ideas and solutions to the organization.  The Regional Director is responsible for supervising staff under the contracts they manage, including regular staff and youth activity leaders.

This is a 30 hour per week position, with benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate building personal and professional contacts and coalitions
  • Proficiently work with software, data systems, web sites and social networking and train other staff members to utilize this technology and data systems.
  • Help plan, implement and maintain family events, support groups and large group events
  • Manage and support employees and contractor positions
  • Help develop and improve newsletters, website and promotional materials to improve network communications & increase the organization’s visibility.
  • Attend various county meetings and local mental health provider meetings.
  • High attention to detail while also maintaining a big picture perspective
  • Ability to effectively work across diverse groups (operations, cross geographies)
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records and providing monthly reports as requested in a timely manner.
  • Attends agency staff meetings, management meetings and Board/Committee meetings as required
  • Participates in required training programs as required.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, assist, attend and/or participate in supportive services for parents/caregivers (e.g., support groups, family activities, recognition events, training).
  • Participate in policy committees and work groups as requested to effect system improvement, integration and collaboration.
  • Assist with and attend special events.
  • Prepare and submit timely quarterly reports based on contract deliverables.
  • Communicate effectively with family members, wrap-around team members, community supporters, educators, staff, peer partners and others in order to develop respect and trust, facilitate collaboration, and progress towards goals using a strengths base approach.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BA degree in a related field with a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Additional education may be substituted for experience, and educational qualifications may be waived depending on work history.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Record Check.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office environment (knowledge of Excel helpful).
  • Considerable knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and mathematics.
  • Strong experience in a leadership role in a community relations/community service organization. Experience in program development, fundraising, volunteer relations and staff management

Click here to read a more in-depth job description:  Regional Director Position Overview. Please submit the Application for Employment, Regional Director Supplemental Questions, and a current resume and cover letter to:  jobs@ofsn.net.

Full-time Bilingual/Bi-Cultural Family Partner – Multnomah County

The Family Partner is a peer with shared lived experience who works with families raising a child with emotional, behavioral, mental health, developmental or other health challenges. The Family Partners role is to support the family, help them to engage and actively participate on their team and/or treatment process and make informed decisions that drive the process. The Family Partner uses personal and professional life experience to provide consultation and coaching to increase awareness and improve parent/caregiver-professional partnerships and maximize parent/caregiver voice, choice and involvement.  This is a 40 hour per week position, with benefits.

Click here to read a more in-depth job description:  Family Partner Position Overview. Please submit the Application for Employment, Family Partner Supplemental Questions, and a current resume and cover letter to:   jobs@ofsn.net.

Full-time/Part-time Family Partner – Portland Tri-County Area

The Family Partner is a peer with shared lived experience who works with families raising a child with emotional, behavioral, mental health, developmental or other health challenges. The Family Partners role is to support the family, help them to engage and actively participate on their team and/or treatment process and make informed decisions that drive the process. The Family Partner uses personal and professional life experience to provide consultation and coaching to increase awareness and improve parent/caregiver-professional partnerships and maximize parent/caregiver voice, choice and involvement.

Click here to read a more in-depth job description:  Family Partner Position Overview. Please submit the Application for Employment, Family Partner Supplemental Questions, and a current resume and cover letter to:   jobs@ofsn.net.

Part-time Family Partner – Jefferson County

The Family Partner is a peer with shared lived experience who works with families raising a child with emotional, behavioral, mental health, developmental or other health challenges. The Family Partners role is to support the family, help them to engage and actively participate on their team and/or treatment process and make informed decisions that drive the process. The Family Partner uses personal and professional life experience to provide consultation and coaching to increase awareness and improve parent/caregiver-professional partnerships and maximize parent/caregiver voice, choice and involvement.

Click here to read a more in-depth job description:  Family Partner Position Overview. Please submit the Application for Employment, Family Partner Supplemental Questions, and a current resume and cover letter to:   jobs@ofsn.net.

Part Time – Youth Activity Leader – Marion, Washington, Yamhill & Lincoln Counties

Position Summary:  Youth Activity Leaders (YAL’s) work with children with emotional, behavioral, mental health, developmental or other health challenges.  The Youth Activity Leaders role is to engage with children while parents attend support groups, family fun activities, respite programs, boards and committees, advocacy activities and other family centered programs.  The Youth Activity Leader uses personal and professional training and experience to provide a positive, engaging and socially expected environment for children who experience behavioral health challenges and their peers.

Click here to read more in-depth the: Youth Activity Leaders Position Overview.  Please submit the Application for Employment, and a current resume and cover letter to:  jobs@ofsn.net.

OFSN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.  OFSN values those who have direct lived experience raising a child with significant mental and behavioral health challenges and gives hiring preference to individuals who have this direct lived experience.