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St. Mary’s Home (dba: St. Mary’s Home for Boys) is a residential treatment facility with 128 years of exceptional service to Oregon’s underprivileged youth. Join our team of professional staff and experience the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of some of Oregon’s most troubled youth.

St. Mary’s offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, including paid health, vision, dental and life insurance, long-term disability insurance, vacation, personal days, 9 paid holidays, a Tax Shelter Plan and a corporate membership in 24 Hour Fitness Centers.

St. Mary’s recognizes the cultural diversity of our clients and families and strive to provide a diverse workforce that is knowledgeable and sensitive to their needs.

St. Mary’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




St. Mary’s Home for Boys has openings for counselors to work with at-risk boys between the ages of 11 and 17. This fast-paced job requires the ability to make quick, authoritative decisions based on standards and protocols within the St. Mary’s environment, providing consistent leadership and quality guidance to the clients.

Note: St. Marys’ is not a CMI or D & A facility.

General description of responsibilities:

    • Supervises emotionally disturbed & behaviorally delinquent adolescent boys.
    • Functions as a counselor in a cognitive/behavioral/relationship setting umbrellaed by a token economy system.
    • Documents via logs and reports.
    • Participates in planning and directing activities to meet living and treatment needs.
    • Implements Individual Service Plans via treatment strategies (individual and group).
    • Serves as a primary counselor for assigned residents.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

    • BA/BS in Psychology, Sociology, Administration of Justice or other Behavioral Science field. Combination of years of education in stated fields plus experience may qualify.
    • Prior experience (paid or volunteer) in a residential treatment facility or similar setting is desired.

Additional Information:

    • Effective 7-1-17: $14.00/hr to start; performance incentive increase to $15.00/hr available after six (6) months upon completion of requirements.
    • Primary shift: 2:45 p.m. – 10:45 p.m., includes weekends. Two consecutive days off during the week. May include some day shifts: 6:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
    • Some part-time shifts available: Generally 2:45 p.m. – 10:45 p.m., including weekends. Preference for regularly scheduled three shifts per week.
    • Valid driver’s license with good driving record required.
    • Tobacco & Drug free campus.
    • Hired employee must pass State and FBI background check.

Full-time positions include employer paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance; vacation and personal days; a Tax Shelter plan and a 24-Hour Gym Membership as an added bonus.

Starting Salary:    $14.00 / hour   =   $29,120 / year

First Year Agency Paid Benefits – VALUE:

Health/Vision: $5,873.40
Vision: $83.16
Dental:* $593.40
Life Insurance/AD&D/LTD: $146.76
Nine (9) Vacation Days:** $1,008.00
Five (5) Sick/Personal Days:** $560.00
Nine (9) Holidays:** $1,008.00
24 Hour Fitness Membership $399.99
Total Paid Benefits per year: $9,672.71

* Optional plan (employee’s choice)  $681.36
**Increases with years of service and/or higher salary

See application procedure below.




Full-Time – 40 Hours – Temporary Position

Approximate dates: November 27, 2017 – February 18, 2018.  May extend beyond 90 days.  Full benefits available after 90 days.

Institutional/school experience preferred.

Meals, made “from scratch” to serve approx. 100 clients & staff, are served family style.

Not a line-cook or “fast food” position.

Requires ability to communicate with English-speaking adolescent clients.

Minimum 1-year experience in similar position.

Core schedule: 5 days/week   Hours: 5:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.  May include some        10:30 am — 6:30 pm shifts.  Ideal candidate will have flexibility in scheduling.

Salary dependent on experience.

Hired employee must pass State and FBI criminal history checks.

Hired employee must pass job-related physical.

See application procedure below.




Full-time position working within our Day Treatment Program. Position requires BA/BS degree in education, psychology or closely related field. Experience with similar clients in day treatment setting preferred. This position requires excellent writing skills and the ability to compose and present case reviews. Hours: Monday –Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. May require working swing shifts (2:45 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.) or weekends (day or swing shifts) in the Residential Program during non-school days.

Hired employees must pass State and FBI criminal history background checks.

Starting salary: $14.00/hour with potential to $15.00 after 6 months.

Full-time positions include employer paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance; vacation and personal days; a Tax Shelter plan and a 24-Hour Gym Membership as an added bonus.

See application procedure below.




E-mail your cover letter and resume to;
Call 503-649-5651 for an application or select application (PDF format) to download

Fax cover letter, resume and application to 503-649-7405 or mail your completed application to:

St. Mary’s Home for Boys
16535 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy.
Beaverton, OR 97003-5143


Benefits – St. Mary’s Home for Boys


Health/Vision/Dental: Providence Health, Willamette or Lincoln Financial for Dental.

Employees are eligible the first of the month following 30 days of employment. St. Mary’s pays the entire premium for employees. Employees may add dependents by paying the premium via payroll deduction.

Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance are provided for employees by St. Mary’s the first of the month following 90 days of employment.

Vacation Policy – Accrual begins on date of employment; available 91st day of employment.

9 days accrual during 1st year

15 days accrual beginning 2nd year

20 days accrual beginning 5th year

Personal – Sick Days (Illness, emergencies, scheduled days off) – Accrual begins on date of employment; available 91st day of employment.

5 days available beginning 91st day of employment

6 days beginning 2nd year of employment

8 days beginning 5th year of employment

10 days beginning 10th year of employment

12 days beginning 15th year of employment


9 Holidays – Available beginning 91st day of employment.

Dependent Care Assistance Program

Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars for reimbursement of child-care expenses.

Tax Shelter Plan (TSA)

As a not for profit agency, we provide a Tax Shelter Plan for employees.

Employees may join at any time after 90 days of employment.

After 2 years of service, St. Mary’s will contribute to the TSA as a retirement benefit. Employees must contribute a minimum of half St. Mary’s contribution.

24 Hour Fitness Gym Corporate Membership

To encourage employees to pursue a healthy life style and relieve stress in a positive manner, St. Mary’s currently offers a 2-year membership to 24 Hour Fitness, available after 90 days of employment.


St. Mary’s is a Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free agency.

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