Mental Health Navigator (Limited Term)

Mental Health Navigator (Limited Term)
Clackamas County Children, Family & Community Connections (CFCC)

$26.38 - $33.24 Hourly/DOE

Clackamas County Children, Family & Community Connections (CFCC) Division is seeking a bilingual bicultural Spanish Mental Health Navigator (MHN) to provide support and connection to low income adults and children to resources, programs and services related to mental health, emotional health and addiction recovery. 

This position will work with families receiving TANF (temporary assistance for needy families) including those enrolled in JOBS Program operated by CFCC.  The individual in this position must possess the skills and competence to establish supportive and trusting relationships with program participants. This is a limited duration position initially funded through June 30, 2023, with the possibility to extend.  Individuals with lived experience are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience in case management or a comparable function with low-income adults and children.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish. (Please note: Language fluency means being capable of using a language easily and accurately. Being "bilingual" means using or able to use two languages with equal fluency.) 
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships and build rapport with individuals experiencing mental health, addiction, parenting challenges, poverty, housing insecurity, job loss, abuse and other stressful life events.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and relate to a wide range of clients and partners.
  • Skill to use Microsoft software – Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Must pass a post offer, pre-employment drug test.
  • Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check.
  • Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An Associate’s degree in a human services field, public health, or health systems, or similar degree.
  • Possession of a Traditional Health Worker (THW) certification with the Oregon Health Authority – The designations most applicable are: THW – Peer Support Specialist (PSS) Adult Mental Health and THW - Peer Support Specialist (PSS) Adult Addictions.

Hours and Duration

This position will work full time 37.5 hours per week.

As this is a limited-duration position initially funded through June 30, 2023, an attractive benefits package is available after 1 full month of employment.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter (limited to one page) and a resume to: Jennifer Harvey at jharvey@clackamas.us. Questions please call 503-867-7500. 

Position will be open until filled.  First resume review date will be: July 21, 2022.

Phone:503-655-8459
Fax:503-742-5468
Email:jobs@clackamas.us

2051 Kaen Road Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For employment verification:
finance-payroll@clackamas.us