Careers

Welcome to De Paul Treatment Centers’ employment page, where you will find the latest job openings and information about how to apply for an open position.

At De Paul we employ a team of passionate, diverse and caring individuals who are committed to carrying out our mission to create freedom from addiction for individuals, families, and communities. We are seeking dedicated individuals to join our experienced team of professionals in the fight to overcome the stigma of addiction and mental health. Come join one of Oregon’s largest and most reputable providers of substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health treatment for adults and youth serving the greater Portland Metro area since 1977 with three locations in Portland and Hillsboro.

We offer competitive wages, on-site supervision for licensure, continuing education training, opportunities for internal career advancement as well as a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes:

BENEFITS:

  • Regence BlueCross BlueShield medical insurance
  • Comprehensive dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K plan with Employer Matching up to 6%
  • 4 weeks paid vacation & sick leave
  • 10 observed holidays, paid bereavement and paid jury duty days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted 24 Hour Fitness membership from $6.99/month
  • Discounted meals ($2) on site
  • Online education tools for CEUs

LOAN FORGIVENESS BENEFITS:

Employees may be eligible for the following education loan repayment programs:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all applicants to find out more about our centers by viewing Our Story and De Paul Program Information.

Career Opportunities

Addictions Counselor - Outpatient

We are currently seeking a full-time Addictions Counselor for our Adult Outpatient program. The Addictions Counselor provides professional, compassionate treatment services for adults with substance use disorders. Duties and responsibilities include: providing individual and group counseling; performing intake assessments that utilize both ASAM and DSM5 criteria for diagnosis and placement at the appropriate level of care; collaboration with clients on the creation of an individualized treatment plan based on assessed needs, goals, and objectives; and care coordination with treatment team members, community partners, and referents as needed.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Addictions Counselor
  • Department: Adult Outpatient
  • Employment Status: Full-Time, non-exempt
  • Pay: starting at $18.90 depending on education, experience and certification

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must hold a current CADC I or higher
  • Knowledge of Trauma Specific Services, Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, and strong interdisciplinary team skills
  • Proficient and timely with required productivity and clinical documentation standards

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Addictions Counselor - Residential

We are currently seeking a full-time Addictions Counselor. The Addictions Counselor position provides professional, compassionate treatment for clients with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders enrolled in our Residential Program. The Addictions Counselor works closely with the mental health and outpatient programs to provide integrated care for clients. Duties and responsibilities include: managing a client caseload, assess and triage clients’ substance use, mental health and physical needs and make appropriate referrals, treatment plan client needs and find the necessary resources to meet those goals, and provide substance use individual and group counseling.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Addictions Counselor
  • Department: Adult Residential
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Pay: starting at $18.90 depending on education, experience and certification

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current CADC I or higher is required
  • Candidates must be familiar with strength-based counseling and have knowledge of dual diagnosis, SOC and MI

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Admissions Outreach Worker

The Outreach Worker will assist in the development and implementation of outreach services for individuals and families with alcohol and drug diagnoses. This person will provide access to services and serve as a bridge between the community and the system of health and social services. Outreach efforts are conducted primarily in hospital emergency departments and psychiatric units. Outreach Worker is responsible for engaging with patients whose use of costly acute care services, such as the emergency department and hospital, is driven by complex psychosocial issues.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Outreach Worker
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Hours are flexible depending on organizational needs
  • Pay: starting at $22.50 per hour, DOE

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in counseling psychology, social work, or other behavioral health field
  • Current QMHP or CADC I (or higher) as verified by MHACBO
  • Knowledge of trauma informed care, SUDs and MH
  • Knowledge of ASAM placement criteria
  • CRM or CADC certification strongly preferred
  • Experience with motivational interviewing preferred

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Bilingual Spanish MAT Program Coordinator - Hillsboro

De Paul Treatment Centers is seeking a Bilingual Spanish MAT Program Coordinator for its Hillsboro-based outpatient substance use disorder treatment program.  MAT Program Coordinator will be a core member of a new multi-disciplinary team charged with expanding access to medications to treat addiction in the Hillsboro area, with a particular focus on improving access to care for the Latinx population.  The Coordinator will be expected to work in an interdisciplinary team with a medical provider, addiction counselors, mentor, admin staff, supervisor and community partners to coordinate evidence-based behavioral health interventions to Hillsboro patients seeking medication to treat their use disorders. The Coordinator should have a foundational understanding of trauma-informed care, medication-supported recovery, and harm-reduction.  The right candidate has a high level of comfort coordinating and providing outreach and aftercare services; to include meeting patients in the community, screening for program entry, coordinating access to services with the mentor, identifying applicable resources, and meeting community partners at their place of business. Essentially, the coordinator is the “glue” for the MAT Hillsboro program.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Bilingual Spanish MAT Program Coordinator
  • Department: Hillsboro Outpatient
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Pay: $18.90 per hour

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree, preferred, with relevant experience in healthcare or behavioral health discipline areas, preferentially with substance use disorder and underserved population experience. Relevant experiences include but are not limited to care coordination, case management, treatment of substance use disorders, community mental health, chronic illness management, patient education and complex social issues.
  • A qualified mental health associate (QMHA) must meet the following minimum qualifications:
    o Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral sciences field; or
    o A combination of at least three years relevant work, education, training or experience; and Demonstrate the competency necessary to communicate effectively; understand mental health assessment, treatment and service terminology and apply these concepts; provide psychosocial skills development; implement interventions as assigned on an individual plan of care; and provide behavior management and case management duties.
  • If does not qualify as a QMHA applicant needs to be certified at minimum as a CRM, PSS or PWS through a recognized certification board that may include and is not limited to MHACBO, NAADAC, and/or the State of Oregon upon hire.

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Bilingual Spanish Recovery Mentor - Hillsboro

De Paul Treatment Centers is seeking a bilingual, bicultural recovery mentor for its Hillsboro-based outpatient substance use disorder treatment program. The mentor will be a core member of a new multi-disciplinary team charged with expanding access to medications to treat addiction in the Hillsboro area, with a particular focus on improving access to care for the Latinx population. The mentor will be expected to work closely with a medical provider, addiction counselors, and community partners to provide evidence-based behavioral health interventions to all Hillsboro clients. The mentor should also have a foundational understanding of trauma-informed care, motivational interviewing, medication-supported recovery, and harm-reduction.  The mentor needs to also have a high level of comfort with providing outreach services; to include meeting patients in the community, assisting patients with transportation, and meeting community partners at their place of business.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Recovery Mentor
  • Department: Hillsboro Outpatient
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Pay: starting at $16.59 per hour, DOE

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Bilingual Recovery Mentor will need to be certified through a recognized certification board that may include and is not limited to MHACBO, NAADAC, and/or the State of Oregon upon hire.
  • Provide culturally specific services to the Latinx population.
  • Be flexible to work a variety of shifts including early morning, late night, and weekend with required hours on Saturdays.

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Client Services Specialist

The Client Service Specialist (CSS) plays an integral role facilitating client intake into DePaul. This position is a key part of our organization, collaborating with clinical staff, quality, billing and most importantly our clients. The CSS will be interacting with clients to identify the most appropriate fee structure incorporating insurance plans and payment assistance programs. They will also be managing data intake and documents within Electronic Health Record system and working directly with insurance payers to confirm coverage eligibility and coverage mandates.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Client Services Specialist
  • Department: Program Operations
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Pay: $15.00-$16.00 per hour, DOE

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 Years’ experience working in fast paced professional work environment
  • Knowledge of substance-use & mental health disorders preferred.
  • Experience reviewing on-line insurance data and communicating with insurance payers to retrieve specific information.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Strong computer skills (must be proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Understanding of consumer plan insurance terminology
  • Attention to detail

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Cook

We are currently seeking a full-time Cook. The Cook will work with our dietitian and food services staff to prepare and serve a variety of nutritious and diverse meals, meeting the needs of both Youth and Adult Residential clients. The cook will also oversee clients in completion of their kitchen duties, ensuring they are completed in a manner consistent with their treatment needs.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Cook
  • Department: Food Services
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Shifts: Flexible days/hours
  • Pay: $15.00 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A current food handler’s card and driver’s license are required
  • Experience with large batch, institutional cooking (up to 100 clients) preferred

Custodian

We are seeking a full-time Custodian. The duties include general housekeeping, sanitizing rooms, responding to custodial emergencies, damp moping, vacuuming, and refilling bathroom dispensers. Applicants should be able to identify and perform basic assessment of janitorial issues, with good problem-solving skills being essential. Other duties might include assisting the maintenance team in areas where qualified.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Custodian
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Shifts: Monday-Friday, 7:00AM-3:30 PM
  • Pay: $15.00 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Able to walk up and down stairs frequently and lifting/moving furniture up to 75lbs
  • Able to identify and perform basic assessment of janitorial issues
  • Applicants must be able to work on a stepladder and clean overhead
  • This position also requires the ability to work in multiple Portland area facilities

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Dual Diagnosis Counselor

We currently have an opening for a full-time Dual Diagnosis Counselor. This position provides professional, compassionate treatment for adults with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders. Duties and responsibilities include: treatment planning for dual diagnosis, providing mental health assessments and diagnoses and individual and group counseling.

The Dual Diagnosis Counselor works closely with the residential and outpatient programs to provide integrated care for the clients and helps to foster development of staff’s knowledge of mental health conditions. Counselors have clear and manageable caseloads with clear expectations of service requirements. Additionally, candidates must be proficient and timely with required productivity and clinical documentation standards.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Dual Diagnosis Counselor
  • Department: Adult Residential
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Pay: starting at $49,920 depending on experience and certification

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in counseling psychology, social work, or other behavioral health field
  • Current QMHP or CADC I (or higher) as verified by MHACBO
  • Must have knowledge of Trauma Specific Services, Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, and strong interdisciplinary team skills

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Dual Diagnosis Counselor - Hillsboro

We currently have an opening for a full-time Dual Diagnosis Counselor. This position provides professional, compassionate treatment for adults with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders. Duties and responsibilities include: treatment planning for dual diagnosis, providing mental health assessments and diagnoses and individual and group counseling.

The Dual Diagnosis Counselor works closely with other programs in transitioning patients to our outpatient program including residential and medication supported treatment/recovery.  Helps to foster development of staff’s knowledge of mental health conditions. Counselors have clear and manageable caseloads with clear expectations of service requirements. Additionally, candidates must be proficient and timely with required productivity and clinical documentation standards.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Dual Diagnosis Counselor
  • Department: Hillsboro Outpatient
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Pay: starting at $49,920 depending on education, experience and certification

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in counseling psychology, social work, or other behavioral health field
  • Current QMHP or CADC I (or higher) as verified by MHACBO
  • Must have knowledge of Trauma Specific Services, Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, and strong interdisciplinary team skills

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Education Program Manager (Part Time)

De Paul Alternative High School is seeking an Education Program Manager who will design and implement individualized academic curriculum (7-12) as well as provide GED tutoring and career and technical education.  Additionally, the Education Program Manager will design and implement Social and Emotional Learning instruction and behavior intervention plans in coordination with Treatment staff utilizing a variety of de-escalation techniques.   This is a supervisory role requiring direct supervision of 1.5 FTE. The position requires being able to balance the academic and treatment needs of each student, by working closely with members of the clinical staff, and participating in appropriate clinical meetings and recognizing when treatment and educational issues overlap or diverge.  The Education Program Manager is responsible for maintaining compliance with the Portland Public School District, accrediting bodies and the Oregon Department of Education.  The Education Program Manager will represent DPAHS in any external professional meetings or organizations dealing with educational matters.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Education Program Manager
  • Employment Status: Part Time, 20 hours/week
  • Pay:  Starting at $24.00 hourly, DOE

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Education or Teaching
  • Candidates with an Administrator’s License preferred
  • Experience or training in trauma-informed approaches, motivational and strengths-based interviewing, PBIS and behavioral coaching
  • Experience working independently in a classroom with high-risk students who often have a history of failure in traditional school environments preferred
  • Must be comfortable practicing self-care and recognizing signs of compassion fatigue

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Executive Assistant

De Paul Treatment Centers is seeking an Executive Assistant to support the CEO and Board of Directors.  The Executive Assistant will provide exceptional support to include managing the CEO schedule, managing executive events, tours and occasions, meeting attendance and minutes for the Board of Directors and Board Committees and managing a variety of projects and key initiatives of the executive office.  The Executive Assistant must be an excellent communicator and skilled at relationship management.  The individual must be confident and capable working with high level community leaders and elected officials and their support teams.

Must have exceptional proficiency in MS Office suite and able to produce spreadsheets, presentations and complex documents.  Must have demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Executive Assistant
  • Department: Administration
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Pay: $50,000 – $58,000 annually and dependent on experience.

The primary role of the Executive Assistant (EA) is to support the Chief Executive Officer so that the day-to-day business of the agency runs smoothly. The EA must be able to maintain confidentiality, exercise good judgement and discretion, be able to manage multiple priorities, and have strong interpersonal skills. This includes support of the office of the CEO, support executive led events, board committees, and general office administration. The EA must often act with urgency to provide exceptional service to internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serving as support staff to the CEO and the Board of Directors
  • Monitoring the administrative needs of the Officers and assisting them with special projects.
  • Functioning as official recordkeeper for the Board of Directors
  • Managing special projects, conducting research, handling information requests, preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, or similar field.
  • 3-5 years of related administrative experience required.
  • Ability to organize time, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Family Therapist

We currently have a full-time opening for a Family Therapist. This position provides education, and treatment through couples therapy, family therapy and group therapy to adult residential and outpatient enrolled patients and their significant support(s). Duties include assessment of family history/functioning, family therapy, couples therapy, facilitation of clinical groups, treatment planning, documentation, collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, and some program coordination responsibilities.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Family Therapist
  • Department: Family Therapy
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Monday-Friday; including some evening hours
  • Pay: starting at $49,920 depending on experience and certification

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in counseling psychology, social work, or other behavioral health field
  • Current QMHP or CADC I (or higher)
  • At least one year of supervised experience providing strength-based family and group counseling with MI and Addiction/Recovery focus
  • ability to work some evenings to accommodate family and significant supports schedules
  • Knowledge of systems and experience working with families and couples
  • Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical Behavioral strategies
  • Ability to provide trauma informed care

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CADC I or higher
  • Bilingual Spanish skills

Family Therapist - Youth

We currently have a full-time opening for a Family Therapist at our Youth & Family Center. This position provides education, and treatment through individual, family therapy and group therapy to youth patients and their families. Duties include assessment of family history/functioning, family therapy, facilitation of clinical groups, treatment planning, documentation, collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, and some program coordination responsibilities.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Family Therapist
  • Department: Youth Residential
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Pay: starting at $49,920, depending on experience and certification

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in counseling psychology, social work, or other behavioral health field
  • Current QMHP or CADC I (or higher) as verified by MHACBO
  • Must have knowledge of Trauma Specific Services, Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, and strong interdisciplinary team skills

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Medical Services Manager

We are currently seeking a Medical Services Manager to join a growing medical team dedicated to the care of vulnerable individuals seeking to decrease their use of drugs or alcohol.  A primary function of the Manager is to assure De Paul maintains a full census and provides exceptional quality of care to deliver on our mission to serve as many patients as possible.  The Manager’s biggest asset to achieve this is the nursing team who they will lead, supervise and train.  As part of a multidisciplinary team of counselors, recovery peers, and other providers the Medical Services Manager will collaborate in building systems to deliver superlative care for people wishing to address their substance use.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Position Title:  Medical Services Manager
  • Department: Residential and Withdrawal Management Services
  • Reports to: Chief Medical Officer
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Pay: Salary dependent on experience and skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • RN, LPN, EMT or similar certification in Oregon preferred.
  • Prior management experience required.
  • Knowledge of substance use disorders, harm reduction, and trauma informed care preferred.
  • Deep respect for diversity and collaborative care.

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Medical Technician

Come grow with us!  We are hiring CNAs to work  Medical Technicians  to join an expanding, multidisciplinary medical team dedicated to the compassionate care of individuals seeking to decrease their use of drugs or alcohol.

Responsibilities are varied and include:

  • assisting nurses in the care of patients in the withdrawal management program
  • triaging medical needs for patients in withdrawal management and residential care
  • documentation of patient care in patient charts
  • phlebotomy and wound care
  • accurate medication reconciliation from screening to admission to discharge.
  • ensuring medication is stored, documented and disposed of according to policy.
  • monitoring and support patients receiving medical services.
  • reviewing missed medication report and follow up as needed
  • following nursing orders in a timely and accurate manner

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Medical Technician
  • Department: Withdrawal Management
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Pay: starting at $18.75 per hour and depending on experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • State certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Significant CNA experience highly preferred

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Nurse (LPN), Withdrawal Management & Urgent Care

We are currently seeking full-time and on-call Licensed Practical Nurses to join a growing medical team dedicated to the care of vulnerable individuals seeking to decrease their use of drugs or alcohol. Responsibilities include assessment of clients in the withdrawal management program, adherence to our developed withdrawal management protocols, and basic nursing care of residential clients including medication administration, medication order entry, reading and evaluating lab results and medical records, triaging medical needs, performing diagnostic testing as ordered. 

POSITION DETAILS

  • Position Title: Nurse
  • Department: Withdrawal Management
  • Employment Status: On-Call
  • Shifts: 7:00pm-7:30am or 7:00am to 7:30pm
  • Pay Rate: $28.00 per hour (plus shift premium for night and weekend hours)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current LPN license in Oregon
  • Experience with SUD and detox/withdrawal preferred
  • Flexibility with scheduling

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Nurse (RN), Withdrawal Management & Urgent Care

We are currently seeking RNs to join a growing medical team dedicated to the care of vulnerable individuals seeking to decrease their use of drugs or alcohol.  Responsibilities include assessment of patients in the withdrawal management program, adherence to our developed withdrawal management protocols, and basic nursing care of residential clients including medication administration, medication order entry, reading and evaluating lab results and medical records, triaging medical needs, performing diagnostic testing as ordered. Current RN license in Oregon required.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Position Title: Nurse
  • Department: Withdrawal Management
  • Employment Status: On-Call
  • Shifts: 7:00pm-7:30am or 7:00am to 7:30pm
  • Pay Rate: starting at $38.00 per hour (plus shift premium for night and weekend hours)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current RN license in Oregon
  • Experience with SUD and detox/withdrawal preferred
  • Flexibility with scheduling

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Peer Mentor

We are seeking a full-time Peer Mentor. The Peer Mentor acts as a role model for sober living. Mentors offer support to current residential and outpatient clients as they navigate treatment and aim to connect clients to the outside recovery communities through individual and group activities. The Mentors aid the transition from residential to outpatient services as well as create visibility for De Paul programs through outreach.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Peer Mentor
  • Department: Adult Outpatient
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Shifts: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Pay: $15.00-$15.75 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Certified Recovery Mentor (CRM) or Peer Support Specialist (PSS) certification
  • Traditional Health Worker (THW) certification through the Office of Equity and Inclusion
  • Flexibility in scheduling, including evening and occasional weekend hours
  • Valid driver’s license for transporting clients in De Paul vehicles
  • GED/High School diploma
  • Proficient and timely with required productivity and clinical documentation standards

We require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

Residential Counselor - Adult

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team of Residential Counselors at De Paul’s Adult facility. Residential Counselors (RCs) play an integral role in De Paul’s Residential Program by providing oversight and support to clients. The RC is responsible for maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment for our clients, demonstrating healthy models of communication, ethics, and professional boundaries. Responsibilities include administering medication and assisting with day-to-day activities. Duties also include monitoring the behavior of our clients and intervening when necessary. Candidates must demonstrate strong initiative and problem-solving skills, be organized, show attention to detail, and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Residential Counselor
  • Department: Adult Residential
  • Employment Status: On-Call/Part-Time
  • Shifts: Flexible
  • Pay: starting at $15.00 per hour (plus shift premium for swing/graveyard shifts)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must demonstrate strong initiative and problem solving skills, be organized, show attention to detail, communicate effectively, and have the ability to remain calm and focused under pressure
  • Flexibility, organization, and problem solving skills

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience working in a residential setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field
  • Knowledge of substance-use & mental health disorders, intervention strategies and trauma-informed care
  • Bi-cultural and bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Residential Counselor - Youth

The Youth RC staff are the most critical component to a successful residential program. Youth Residential Counselors (RCs) play an integral role in De Paul’s residential program by providing oversight and support to clients. The RC is responsible for maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment for our clients, demonstrating healthy models of communication, ethics, and professional boundaries. RCs help facilitate and engage youth in pro-social activities, teaching them that life can be fun and rewarding without the use of substances. Responsibilities include administering medication, assisting with day-to-day activities, supporting groups, taking clients for off-site outings, updating documentation for clients during each shift, and supporting and/or facilitating classes. Duties also include monitoring the behavior of our clients and intervening when necessary. The RC plays an important role by working closely with the mental health and addictions counselors to keep them aware of the clients’ specific struggles on the milieu. The interactions that RC staff witness the client having are often used in developing a client’s treatment plan.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Position Title: Residential Counselor
  • Department: Youth Residential
  • Employment Status: Full-Time and On-Call
  • Shifts: Flexible days/times
  • Pay: starting at $15.00 per hour (plus shift premium for swing/graveyard shifts)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 years of experience working with substance-use disorders/or in a behavioral health environment OR a bachelor’s degree
  • Must demonstrate strong initiative and problem-solving skills, be organized, show attention to detail, communicate effectively, and have the ability to remain calm and focused under pressure
  • Flexibility, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Candidates must possess valid driver’s license and be able to drive a 15-passenger van

We encourage applications from those in recovery, but we require 2+ years of continuous sobriety for candidates who identify with being in recovery. A DHS criminal background investigation is conducted on all new employees. Convictions are evaluated for each position and are not necessarily disqualifying.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of substance-use & mental health disorders, intervention strategies and trauma-informed care
  • Previous experience working in a residential setting
  • Bi-cultural and bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Diversity Statement

De Paul Treatment Centers is an equal opportunity employer and considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. The clients of De Paul Treatment Centers represent a diverse group and we strive to recruit staff members who embrace and reflect the inclusivity of our organization We uphold a very strict antidiscrimination policy throughout every aspect of the employment relationship. Respect for the dignity of others is of utmost importance and the guiding principle for our relations with each other.Abstinence Requirement for Those in Recovery

De Paul Treatment Centers employs a diverse workforce and we especially encourage applications from those who are in recovery. Please note, Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 309-019-0125 (12)) state that “program staff, contractors, volunteers and interns recovering from a substance-use disorder, providing treatment services or peer support services in alcohol and other drug treatment programs, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.”