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  • Title: Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: .. WHO WE ARE.. OUR PROGRAMS.. NEWS & EVENTS.. HOW TO HELP.. FIND HELP.. DONATE.. CONTACT US.. Overview.. Mission and Values.. Board of Directors.. Financials.. Employment.. Contact Us.. Online Giving.. Special Gifts.. Feed Homeless Youth.. In-Kind Donations.. Volunteer.. WHO.. WE ARE.. OUR.. PROGRAMS.. NEWS.. & EVENTS.. HOME.. HOW TO.. HELP.. FIND.. DONATE NOW.. Changing Lives.. Building Futures.. Abused and neglected youth.. Runaway, homeless and sex trafficked youth.. Teen parents and their children.. Low-income families living in inner-city neighborhoods.. These are the children, youth and families Janus Youth Programs has championed since 1972.. Every day we work with 600 youth.. Every night we shelter 200 youth.. Every year we help 6,000 individuals.. From our programs in Oregon to those in Southwest Washington, we are changing lives and building  ...   for 2014.. Nov 15, 2013.. Janus Hosts 41st Annual Dinner.. The 41st Annual Dinner was held November 6, 2013 to celebrate Janus Youth Programs staff and community awards.. Oct 15, 2013.. Portland City Council Approves Village Market Grant.. City Council Members unanimously approved a grant to support Village Market, our healthy corner grocery store in New Columbia.. MORE NEWS & EVENTS.. Stay Connected.. Sign up for our quarterly.. e-newsletter.. Follow Us.. Search Our Site.. Homeless Youth.. Runaway Youth.. Washington State.. Residential.. Teen Parents.. Village Gardens.. Scholarship Fund.. News.. Events.. Feed the Homeless.. Administration.. Program Directors.. 2013 Janus Youth Programs | 707 NE Couch St.. Portland, OR 97232 | Phone: (503) 233-6090.. Staff Area.. | Federal Tax ID: 23-7345990 |.. Privacy Policy.. | Site by.. Wooster Web Design..

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  • Title: Who We Are: Overview | Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: Who We Are.. IN THIS SECTION.. We Believe in Second Chances.. Many Janus programs.. are regarded as best.. practice models and.. have been replicated.. both in and out of the.. United States.. Since originating in 1972 as a Multnomah County demonstration project providing residential care for adolescents struggling with homelessness and drug abuse, Janus Youth Programs has provided a second chance for at-risk youth with few resources, and no  ...   largest nonprofits in the Northwest operating more than.. 40 different programs.. that span Oregon and Washington.. An organizational philosophy grounded in collaboration defines who we are and everything we do.. A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation, Janus is independently audited and meets or exceeds reporting requirements on all of its funding contracts.. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, nearly 88¢ of every dollar contributed goes directly into our nationally recognized programs..

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  • Title: Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: Our Programs.. Since 1972, Janus Youth Programs has grown to become one of the largest nonprofits in the Pacific Northwest.. Our community-based programs in Oregon and Washington are recognized locally, regionally and nationally for building healthy children, healthy youth, and healthy families.. Through partnership, collaboration and innovation Janus' programs are changing lives and building futures.. 6,000.. children, youth and families are served by Janus Youth Programs each year.. Few situations put a young person at greater risk than being homeless where they face exploitation, abuse and violence.. For well over a quarter of a century our homeless youth programs known as Willamette Bridge have been at the forefront of services providing thousands of youth with an accessible and supportive path out of homelessness each year.. Part of.. Portland’s Homeless Youth Continuum.. , Willamette Bridge services include street outreach, assessment, emergency and short-term shelter, transitional and independent housing and case management.. SEE ALL HOMELESS YOUTH SERVICES.. Every year, Janus.. Youth Programs provides more than.. 43,000.. meals to homeless youth.. Responding to the changing needs of runaway youth and their families through collaboration in order to maximize community resources has been a hallmark of Harry’s Mother since 1976.. The crisis triage center model at Harry’s Mother includes three distinct but highly integrated arms of service under a single umbrella creating a 24-hour coordinated system of care for thousands of youth and families in crisis that provides immediate access to service regardless of which “door” they enter.. SEE ALL RUNAWAY YOUTH SERVICES.. Janus’ runaway programs serve over.. 1,000.. youth and families.. each year.. The recognition that Southwest Washington had no community-based services to help homeless and runaway at-risk youth and their families led to the opening of the area’s first-ever emergency shelter in 1996.. That first step to provide safety off the streets and help for Southwest Washington  ...   in our residential programs have experienced abuse.. in the past.. Since 1979, thousands of young parents have built positive parenting and child-development skills through Insights’ best practice programs.. With a philosophy that is both respect and strength-based, Insights’ case management and home visiting programs provide young parents with parenting skills that will lead to a better future for themselves and their children.. SEE ALL TEEN PARENT SERVICES.. On any given night,.. more than.. 130.. teen families have safe housing provided by Insights.. Since 2001, Village Gardens has reclaimed and empowered low income neighborhoods through community food projects.. In neighborhoods characterized by hunger, poverty, crime, school failure and isolation, children, teenagers, adults and seniors are transforming their communities through community gardens, orchards, employment opportunities, a youth-run entrepreneurial farm, a livestock project, community health workers and the Pacific Northwest’s first-ever, community-run healthy corner grocery store.. The program’s motto says it all, “Village Gardens brings a spirit of hope to people by growing and sharing healthy food, teaching and learning skills and empowering community leadership”.. SEE ALL COMMUNITY FOOD PROJECTS.. 400.. families grow healthy food in our Community Gardens to help feed their families.. Since 2001, the Janus Scholarship Fund has helped open the door to higher education for teen parents, immigrant youth and formerly homeless youth who excelled in our programs.. From completing an associate degree at a community college, graduating from a four-year university and even medical school, Janus Youth Programs is changing lives and building futures by creating a bridge to the future through our Scholarship Fund.. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.. ”.. Nelson Mandela.. MORE ABOUT SCHOLARSHIP FUND.. Scholarships for Success has awarded.. 48.. scholarships since its establishment in 2001.. 2013 Janus Youth Programs | Phone: (503) 233-6090 | Federal Tax ID: 123456789 |.. |..

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  • Title: News & Events | Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: News Events.. The Janus Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the ongoing operations of the agency.. All 15 members are dedicated to the Janus mission and have diverse skills and knowledge that contribute directly to the success of our programs.. We thank them for the personal time, energy and resources they dedicate to the children, youth and families Janus serves.. At the November 6 Board of Directors meeting, members approved the following officer and committee chair nominations:.. Kevin Huish, President.. Government Sales Manager, Vista Staffing Solutions.. Jim Strauch, Vice President.. Financial Advisor, Waddell Reed, Inc.. Greg Bauer, Secretary.. Community Volunteer.. Nancy Hurley, Treasurer.. Founder and Senior Consultant, GTM  ...   NW.. Tom Fink, Scholarship Committee Chair.. CLU, ChFC President, Magnacorp.. David Jarman, Advancement Committee Chair.. Senior Vice President – Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC.. The following board members renewed their three-year appointment:.. Csaba Mera, MD.. Deputy Chief Medical Officer and.. Read More.. Sep 10, 2013.. Janus Hosts Third Annual Dinner in the Vines.. More than 125 guests attended the 2013 Dinner in the Vines supporting the children, youth and families Janus serves.. Aug 07, 2013.. 2013 Golf Tournament Raises Awareness and Support.. Thank you to everyone who made the 2013 Herm Gilliam Memorial Golf Tournament for Kids such a success.. NEWS EVENTS ARCHIVES.. Filter By.. News Only.. Events Only..

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  • Title: How to Help | Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: How to Help.. Make a Difference.. We are committed to changing lives and building futures for thousands of local children, youth and families.. Join us.. Get Involved:.. Donate online.. Feed homeless youth.. at our downtown Portland shelters.. Donate items off our.. wish list.. Give a.. special gift.. Attend a.. special event.. Search our job openings.. Follow us on.. Facebook.. and.. Twitter.. Subscribe to our quarterly e-newsletter.. You can give youth a brighter future.. Thank you for caring and getting involved.. For questions contact Rosalie Karp, Advancement Director, at (503) 542-4605 or.. rkarp@janusyouth.. org..

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  • Title: Find Help | Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: Find Help.. Help is Available.. Emergency Help.. Police, Fire, Medical | 911.. Suicide Prevention | 1-800-273-8255.. Child Abuse Hotline | 1-800-422-4453.. Non-Emergency Help.. Portland Police | (503) 823-3333.. Vancouver Police | (360) 487-4700.. Portland Metro Area.. Harry's Mother.. 24-Hour Youth and Family Help Line.. | (503) 233-8111.. Immediate shelter and crisis intervention in Multnomah County for youth 9 to 17 years of age who do not have a safe place to go.. Access Center.. | (503) 432-3986.. The single point of entry for homeless youth ages 14 to 24 seeking services through Portland’s Homeless Youth Continuum.. Screenings can be accommodated 365 days of the year between the hours  ...   Street) at 8:45 pm and in the morning you will be connected to an intake worker.. Yellow Brick Road Portland.. | (503) 789-4011.. Street outreach services and emergency shelter in Portland's Downtown Homeless Youth Continuum.. Southwest Washington Area.. Oak Bridge Youth Shelter.. | (888) 979-4357.. Immediate shelter and crisis intervention in Southwest Washington for youth who do not have a safe place to go.. Yellow Brick Road Washington.. | (360) 314-5716.. Street outreach services and information on emergency shelter for youth in Southwest Washington.. Referral Resources.. 211Info |.. www.. 211info.. Dial 211.. Or (866) 698-6155 in Oregon or (877) 211-9274 in Washington.. Rose City Resource |.. http://www.. rosecityresource.. org/..

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  • Title: Contact Us | Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: We'd love to hear from you.. Call 911 if you are having an emergency.. If you are in need of immediate services visit our.. page.. Administrative Office.. 707 NE Couch Street.. Portland, Oregon 97232.. Phone | (503) 233-6090.. Fax | (503) 233-6093.. feedback@janusyouth.. We value your input and will respond to you in a timely manner.. Name.. *.. First Name.. Last Name.. Email Address.. Subject.. Message.. Mailing List.. Subscribe to our newsletter..

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  • Title: Mission and Values | Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: Our Mission.. Janus Youth Programs is a leader in creating innovative, community-based services which enhance the quality of life for children, youth, and families.. We work in partnership with others to create a safe and healthy community.. Our Values.. Respect.. We share a common humanity and we work to affirm the individual uniqueness, worth and capability of each child, family, staff and volunteer.. Environment.. We strive to create a safe, nurturing environment which promotes trust, honesty, direct communication and personal/professional growth.. Diversity.. We  ...   deserves a family or support network which can provide safety, nurturance, a sense of belonging, teaching and guidance and connection to the larger world.. Creativity.. We encourage creativity, innovation and risk-taking to respond to the rapidly changing needs of children, families and community.. Partnership.. We actively build partnerships to strengthen community planning, advocacy and delivery of services to children, youth and families.. Quality.. We work constantly to improve the quality of everything we do in order to be responsible stewards of community resources..

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  • Title: Board of Directors | Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: 2013 Board of Directors.. Kevin Huish, Board President.. Government Sales Manager, Vista Staffing Solutions.. Jim Strauch, Board Vice President.. Greg Bauer, Board Secretary.. Nancy Hurley, Board Treasurer.. Stageberg, Past Board President, Program Committee Chair.. Schartman, Board Fiscal Committee Chair.. Tom Fink, Board Scholarship Committee Chair.. David Jarman, Board  ...   Tim Heine.. Vice President of Community Banking, The Bank of Oswego.. Brent Keeton.. CEO, Grange Capital, LLC.. Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Executive Medical Director, Regence BCBS of Oregon.. Chad Paulson.. Corporate Counsel, Blount International, Inc.. Stephen McCammon.. Community Volunteer.. Susan Stratton.. President, Norris, Beggs Simpson Multifamily Management..

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  • Title: Financials | Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: Every Dollar Counts!.. We take pride in our financial integrity.. Janus keeps administrative and fundraising costs to a minimum -- 88¢ of every dollar contributed benefits the children, youth and families we serve.. Your tax-deductible donation supports innovative programs for 6,000 children, youth and families each year.. Donate Today.. Financial Information.. 2012 Janus Youth Programs Audit Report..

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  • Title: Employment | Janus Youth Programs
    Descriptive info: Join the Janus Team.. Janus celebrates diversity and values the contributions made by every staff to help the children, youth and families we serve.. All positions involve working with strong, supportive teams to make a difference in a young person's life.. We appreciate everyone’s interest in working for Janus and supporting our mission.. Unfortunately, due to the large number of responses we often receive to posted job openings, it is not possible to respond to everyone who expresses interest in an open position.. We will contact you if you are selected as a candidate for further consideration.. Janus is an equal opportunity employer.. Current Job Openings:.. All positions are open until filled or stated otherwise.. Postings updated 11/20/2013.. Outreach Specialist.. - Washington State Services Program - provides crisis intervention services, information and referral, and assists youth ages 15-24 in eliminating/overcoming potential barriers to services while fostering resiliency and dignity.. Click here.. for full position announcement.. Beginning wage is $11.. 50/hour; excellent benefits including medical, dental, life long-term disability, EAP, 401(k), and paid time off.. Various optional coverages are also available.. Benefit programs have varied waiting periods for eligibility.. Please submit cover letter and resume to Dennis Lundberg at.. dlundberg@janusyouth.. Position is open until filled.. Temporary Residential Advocate (Internal).. -.. Street Light/Porch Light Youth Shelters -.. oversees the operation of the facility and provides individual client response, including supervision of nightly routines; interpretation and guidance regarding program agreements; crisis intervention; and close supervision.. The primary responsibility of this position is providing a safe, nurturing environment for clients.. This position is expected to end on March 31, 2014 unless extended, although this is not a guarantee of employment throughout this period.. Position/s scheduled hours:.. 1.. Thurs, Fri, Sat 8:15pm – 12:00am (or longer depending on need).. 2.. Fri, Sat, Sun 8:30pm – 12:00am (or longer depending on need).. Beginning wage is $10/hour.. P.. lease submit cover letter and updated resume to Ryan Sotomayor at.. rsotomayor@janusyouth.. These positions are open only to current employees with our Street Light, Porch Light, Bridge House programs.. Positions close on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 5:00 p.. m.. Skills Trainer.. - Imani House- is responsible for providing ongoing supervision and care for male adolescents.. This position assists in the treatment and supervision of youth in the custody of the Department of Human Services through the provision of individual and group skills training, recording daily observations, targeting treatment goals, and by maintaining a structured living environment in accordance with program expectations.. Beginning pay is $10.. 25/hour; excellent benefits following established waiting periods.. Submit cover letter and resume to Craig Gerke, c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc.. , 707 NE Couch, Portland, OR 97232 or e-mail to him at.. cgerke@janusyouth.. OVERNIGHT SKILLS TRAINER – CORDERO -.. T.. his position is responsible for assisting in the coordination of mental health and residential services provided by the treatment team.. The position provides quality youth care and close intensive supervision of male adolescent clients in a residential treatment setting during overnight and early morning hours.. Two Positions Available:.. (One shift is 2:30 a.. – 8:00 a.. Monday – Friday; Second shift is Saturday Sunday, 2:30  ...   Youth Programs, Inc.. , 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, Oregon 97232 or email to her at.. mallen@janusyouth.. Relief Workers.. Relief Workers are needed to fill-in for regular staff who are on vacation, ill, attending trainings, or are otherwise unavailable.. Currently there is specific need for relief workers at:.. Cordero:.. Substitute workers needed for residential facility providing individual and group skills training, family coaching, recording daily observations, targeting treatment goals, and maintaining a safe, structured living environment in accordance with program expectations.. Program is staffed 24/7; individuals filling this position must be able to work overnight shifts; strong advantage for those having flexible schedules allowing them to work on short notice a variety of shifts (but ability to work overnights is mandatory).. Driving is preferred but not required.. Bachelor's degree in a related field or 2 years experience is preferred.. Please submit cover letter and resume to Catherine Hughes at.. Beginning pay is $10/hour; excellent opportunities for professional training.. Buckman House:.. Substitute Direct Care Staff works on a sporadic, as-needed basis, to fill in for regular staff who are unavailable to work due to vacation, illness, trainings, etc.. The program is staffed 24/7, so substitutes may be asked to work any shift.. As a result, flexibility and availability is preferred.. Click link for full announcement:.. Beginning wage is.. $10.. 00/hour.. Please send resume and cover letter to Nanci Douthit at.. ndouthit@janusyouth.. or mail to her c/o Janus Youth Programs, Inc.. , 707 NE Couch, Portland, OR 97232.. Oak Bridge Oak Grove Youth Shelters:.. Substitute Youth Care Specialists.. oversee the day-to-day and/or overnight operation of the facility.. The position provides a variety of services which may include individualized youth care, planning, supervision of daily and/or nightly routines, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention to high risk youth and their family-like support, and behavior management.. Substitute Workers work on an as-needed basis to provide coverage for staff absences or during temporary vacancies - particular desire for those available to work overnight and holiday hours.. Click.. here.. Beginning rate of pay is $10/hour.. Please submit cover letter and resume to Candy Lowe at.. clowe@janusyouth.. Garfield and Athena House.. - Substitute Residential Counselors work on an as-needed basis to fill in for other staff who are unavailable to work their scheduled shifts, including overnights, weekends, and holidays.. Substitute workers oversee the day-to-day or overnight operation of the facility and provide supervision of daily routines, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and close intensive supervision of clients.. for a full position announcement.. Submit resume and cover letter to Laurel North,.. lnorth@janusyouth.. , 707 NE Couch Street, Portland, OR 97232.. Imani House:.. Substitute Workers work on a sporadic, as-needed basis to fill in for regular staff who are unable, for a variety of reasons, to work their scheduled shifts.. Positions provide overnight or daily supervision and monitoring of clients and facility and assist in the treatment and supervision of youth through the provision of individual and group skills training, recording daily observations, targeting treatment goals, and by maintaining a structured living environment in accordance with program expectations.. , 707 NE Couch, Portland, OR 97232 or email to him at..

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