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Outside In hiring Youth Specialist

March 13, 2017

Youth Specialists assist in facilitating the day to day services offered in the Day Services Program and the Housing Program. Support for Day Program and Housing Program services can include assisting with youth skill building activities including healthy recreation and art activities, food preparation, and helping ensure a safe and respectful program spaces.  Youth Specialists are also responsible utilizing a harm reduction and trauma-informed approach and responding to crises. The long-term goal of the Day Program and Housing Program is to help youth build the skills needed for self-sufficiency and to be successful in their plan to exit street life.

This position is on-call and pay is $13.38/hr. The application deadline is 03/24/2017. 



  • Two years relevant experience working with at- risk youth, homeless youth and/or in a drop-in, shelter, or transitional housing program.
  • BA/BS in related field preferred.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Maintain professional boundaries and performance at all times.

At Outside In, we’re guided by a belief in each individual’s potential for change and growth.  Since 1968, we have been successfully empowering homeless youth and other marginalized communities to become healthy and self-sufficient. With a stable leadership team and a collaborative approach to community partnerships, we value hope, integrity and compassion.  We believe our people are our greatest asset and we value their competence.  Oregon Business Magazine ranked us as “One of the 100 Best Nonprofits to work for in Oregon” seven times.  At Outside In, your time and talent truly make a difference.


We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity.  Multicultural and intersecting diversities are highly valued.


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