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.

 

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 – Tri-counties (Multnomah, Washington & Clackamas)

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, Multnomah, 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.

Part Time (11 hours per week)  Family Support Specialist – Lane County

The Family Support Specialist is a peer with lived experience who works with families raising a child with developmental, emotional, behavioral or other mental health challenges. The Support Specialist’s primary role is to provide short term, individual parent support, information and referral though various engagement activities. These activities include but are not limited to: maintaining a toll free, (1- 800) ‘warm line’, facilitating support groups, coordinating community activities and respite programs. The Support Specialist uses personal and professional life experience to provide orientation and mentoring of families to increase awareness and maximize parent/caregiver voice, choice and involvement in systems of care and policy making committees and councils.

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

Job Duties will include the following:

  • Attend staff meetings twice month
  • Facilitate a monthly support group
  • Attend all events (including respite, support group, parent info night, family fun nights, picnic, and winter party)
  • Manage sign-up sheets for events
  • Make reminder calls to families the day before each event
  • Make sure we have necessary forms for all participating families
  • Schedule Youth Activity Leaders for events (including CPS class)
  • Be responsible for activities / supplies / food for events
  • Be involved in the recruitment / hiring process / orientation of new Youth Activity Leaders
  • Facilitate a monthly Youth Activity meeting
  • Track Youth Activity Leaders training needs and communicate those to Regional Director
  • Enter Journyx for YAL’s
  • Participate in planning meetings for summer picnic and winter party

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.