Making a difference for children

Secret Harbor is looking for exceptional individuals to join our team in providing safe places to succeed for at-risk youth and their families.

P/T Case Aide

Work with children and families including transportation to appointments, recreation and supervised visitations. Also help with coverage in group homes. Flexibility is essential. Must be 21 to apply. All positions must pass Washington State Criminal Background Check. BA in Human Services or related field is preferred.

Please email resume with cover letter to kaelen.grimes@secretharbor.org

Group Care Counselor- FT or PT

Work takes place in either of our group homes located in Burlington or Sedro Woolley, providing care for children of all ages with emotional/behavioral difficulties. Job duties include building relationships and interacting with the clients, direct supervision, vehicle transportation when appropriate, and routine household maintenance. Full time/part-time/on-call positions available. Starting salary depending on education/experience. BA in Human Services or related field is preferred. Must pass WA State Criminal Background Check.

Please email resume with cover letter to kaelen.grimes@secretharbor.org

Respite Care Provider

Offer occasional relief to foster parents by watching children a few days each month. Applicants must be willing to become licensed as foster parents – or they are already licensed. Background checks required.

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Residential Night Watch

Please visit Indeed to view the job description and apply:

https://www.indeed.com/job/night-watch-faa226222d0e08fd

Residential Manager

Secret Harbor seeks a Residential Manager to join our team. A unique agency serving an unmet need for 74 years, Secret Harbor is the ideal place to be a pivotal part of a team, gain valuable experience and most importantly, make a difference.

What we’d love to see in a candidate:

* Masters Degree in Social Work or related field. (required by the State of Washington)

* Expertise in Child Welfare and professional experience working with youth.

* Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable with simple tech stuff like email, text messaging and Zoom.

* We are people- people, seeking other individuals who thrive in team settings.

* A knack for multi-tasking will get you far!

* We are eager for fresh and unique perspectives and creative problem solving!

* Flexible and adaptable. That’s human services in a nutshell, isn’t it?

Email kaelen.grimes@secretharbor with cover letter and resume or for full job description and/or more information.

Assistant House Manager

The Assistant Manager must have at minimum one or more of the following:

A master’s degree in social services or a closely related field from an accredited school and one year of experience working with children or youth OR;

A bachelor’s degree in social services or a closely related field from an accredited school and two years of experience working with children or youth OR;

Five years of successful full-time experience in a relevant field working with children or youth; and

  1. Supervisory abilities that promote effective staff performance; and
  2. Relevant experience, training and demonstrated skills in each area that he or she will be managing or supervising.

This is a full time position, with a hybrid day/swing shift schedule. The Assistant Manager will take over supervisory responsibilities when the Program Manager is not on site.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide all aspects of daily care of youth and ensure the maintenance of a safe, orderly environment encompassing the values of family-driven, youth-guided care.
  • Provide leadership and, in conjunction with the Program Manager, direct supervision of the group care staff.
  • Assure, document and communication that a healthy environment exists for youth being served and their caretakers, according to Agency philosophy and contract and licensing requirements.
  • Assist with assuring and documenting that staff have received adequate supervision and that they are evaluated on a regular basis.
  • Communicate clearly and openly with staff and youth, as well as outside professionals and parents/gaurdians.
  • Oversee shift administration of youth medication , making sure of its proper distribution, ingestion or disposal. Monitor and report any concerns to the Program Manager.
  • Observe, monitor, evaluate, and record youth behavior and communicate with other team members.
  • Motivate and encourage youth in personal self-help and living skills in order to develop independent self-care.
  • Motivate and encourage staff.
  • Must be included in the on-call rotation.

Email cover letter and resume to kaelen.grimes@secretharbor.org