Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Washington is a Non-profit, Community Action Agency (CAP) organization providing Economic Development and Career Training Programs through federal, state, and local agencies. Locations include Mt. Vernon, Moses Lake, Pasco, Sunnyside, Ellensburg, Wenatchee, Omak, and Yakima.

Our Mission is to help eliminate unemployment, poverty, illiteracy, and racism so all people can live with greater human dignity. We have been providing education and employment support to communities since 1971.

Our vision is to improve the world by empowering people.

We are proud to employ a diverse workforce to deliver job training in communities where the need is great.

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Support Services Counselor (F/T) - Yakima  (Full Time)
Select Location: Yakima

Position Overview:

The Support Services Counselor will assist Family and Childcare Services Manager in achieving programmatic success in Yakima. Under the supervision of the Family and Childcare Services Manager, this position will implement the academic, recreation and childcare activities. This position will support training education and instructional material development and distribution. This position will support and mentor students in internship and work experience opportunities at childcare centers to equip them for careers in family and childcare industries.

Essential Duties:

·       Maintain a safe educational and recreational environment;

·       Observe and monitor children and youth engagement activities;

·       Communicate with children??s/youth??s parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues;

·       Support children??s/youth??s emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts;

·       Care for children/youth??s in institutional setting, such as community centers, residential facilities, and youth shelter;

·       Must work in partnership with the Career Counseling staff to ensure that students are making progress in achieving their Individual Success Plan (ISP);

·       Will work with internal and external training partners and employers to place students; 

·       Provide counsel, comfort, or encouragement to individuals or families.

·       Provide train-the-training and direct service instructional training programs and services;

·       Facilitate and support parent and work experience training and modeling sessions;

·       Other duties as assigned.

Our generous benefits package includes:






Retirement (OIC of WA contribution)

403b employee contribution

Paid Time Off (PTO)

11 Paid Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement

Agency Wide Training

Agency Wide Community Events

Wage: $20.57 (starting) per hour

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