Umatilla County
  • 10-Nov-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Pendleton, OR, USA
  • 4191 per month
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits, including PERS, health, dental, and life insurance

CARE Specialist- Pendleton

SALARY: $4,191.00/ Month - Plus Excellent Benefits

CLOSING: Open Until Filled



The employee provides organizational support and representation for the CARE Program in Umatilla County. This employee works in partnership with and directly supports the efforts of local schools and community programs to provide the CARE program for Umatilla County. This position is located out of the Pendleton Office.


  • Possess a High School diploma/GED
  • Associate's Degree from an accredited institution in Social Services, Human Services, or related field preferred
  • At least two years of experience working with children and families in a social service related setting
  • Experience working with children and family trauma preferred
  • Possess a familiarity with agencies and services available in the community to provide support to children and families
  • Possess a valid Drivers' license
  • Ability to travel within the County.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills
  • Must have good daily attendance
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationship with supervisor, schools, the public, other county departments, and other community partners
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must have strong professional boundaries and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent knowledge/experience with computers and software programs such as Word, Excel, Google applications and scanning
  • Good telephone and in-person etiquette interacting with general public, school staff and community partners in a cooperative, pleasant and positive manner
  • Ability to be intuitive and work independently and as part of a team
  • Follow written or oral instructions
  • Good organizational skills
  • Must successfully pass a background check and drug screen.

*This position under State of Oregon mandates is required to provide proof of full COVID vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception as a qualification of employment.*

Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY and must be submitted via our online portal at Anyone who qualifies for Veterans' Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department.


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