Family Support Specialist
April 23, 2014

Family Support Specialist
Portland, Oregon
Part Time, Pro-Rated Benefits

Outpatient Services

Job Summary:
The Family Support Specialist provides direct support services to family members and caregivers of clients. This individual will provide peer support, organize family social activities, facilitate workshops for families, and provide assistance to families in navigating the mental health/behavior health systems.


A typical background for the person who can fulfill the duties for this position is as follows:

  • Experience as a family member of behavioral health and mental health services
  • Working knowledge of Oregon’s mental health system
  • Knowledge of family-driven care principles and system of care principles
  • Bilingual capabilities: reading, writing and speaking preferred
  • Personal transportation allowing for travel within the Portland metropolitan area in a timely manner required
  • Must pass a criminal history background check

Family Support Specialist:
Pay Rate:  $13.36 - $13.66
Pay Rate (Bilingual): $13.76 - $14.07

  • Email a cover letter and resume to and reference job code “FSS-426“in the subject line of your email and in your cover letter.  Indicate that you’re applying for the Family Support Specialist position.
  • Alternative: Fax your cover letter/resume to Morrison Child and Family Services following the directions above to 503-736-9759.

To be considered for this position you must follow this application procedure and you must meet all position qualifications/requirements.


Position Open Until Enough Qualified Applicants Have Responded

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