Program Director
Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA)

Program Director Gresham, OR

Full Time Gresham, OR 85000 - 95000 USD ANNUAL 2 days ago
Job description

The Child and Family Services Program Director is responsible for the ongoing development and management of a comprehensive system of care for behavioral health for children, youth, and families. The Program Director will work to ensure collaborative and integrated services for behavioral health, physical health, and culture. The Program Director provides administrative and clinical supervision for all staff working in the program, under the direction of the Chief Clinical Officer.


  • Ensures the cultural appropriateness of services.
  • Management of a comprehensive and integrated behavioral health service to achieve the highest quality of services and best outcomes for clients and community. Services include but are not limited to: DHS contracts (In-Home Safety & Reunification, Parent Support, Relative Support, and Group Parenting), mental health and substance use treatment for children, youth, and families, and wraparound services. These services happen in a variety of contexts, including homes, schools, and other community settings.
  • Supervises all program staff (QMHP, QMHA, CADC, CRM, PSS, and other pre-licensed candidates), and creates opportunities for learning, training and professional development.
  • Assists with grant development and oversees the implementation of program grants and contracts.
  • Provides guidance, direction, and oversight of all services, maintaining collaborative working relationships with the schools, courts, Oregon Youth Authority, DHS, ICWA programs, and other community partners.
  • Develops and maintains relationships within NARA, across community partners, and with tribal partners to ensure their involvement in program design.
  • Represents NARA locally, statewide, and nationally.
  • Works collaboratively with all components of NARA to provide the best services possible.
  • Responsible for risk management, quality assurance, and adherence to compliance programs to achieve the highest standards of care possible.
  • Responsible for working with internal and external evaluators for specified components of grants and contracts.
  • Provides consultation between all disciplines and external sources when needed.
  • Ensures programs meet requirements for documentation, data collection, and report-writing.
  • Facilitates regular team meetings. Participate in agency and interagency meetings.
  • Participates in agency wide program development.
  • Participates and leads agency events and planning efforts.
  • Ensures the maintenance and care of the facility.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree required or Ph.D.
  • Two years with an Oregon Licensure as LCSW, LPC, or LMFT required or Licensed Ph.D.
  • 5 years supervisory/management experience.
  • Must be a certified QMHP with MHACBO Board.
  • Management experience in mental health and substance abuse treatment; child and family experience preferred.
  • High level of cultural sensitivity with knowledge of Native cultures.
  • Excellent communication skills required.
  • Knowledge and experience with Oregon tribes and ability to work with the Native community.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Ability to be effective in presenting ideas, transmitting information, conveying concepts to individuals or groups of people of varying educational, cultural and experience levels.
  • Ability to work flexibly as a part of a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary team.
  • Motivational interviewing skills and ability to engage clients and staff at varying stages of commitment to change
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients, the community, and other staff members.
  • Work collaboratively with clients, other NARA staff, team members, and to treat everyone with respect and dignity at all times.
  • Experience working within the Native American/Alaska Native community is considered a plus.

Our agency follows federal guidelines for Controlled Substances in accordance (Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, part 731 (5 C.F.R. part 731). All employees are required to pass a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug test.

NARA NW is fully committed to supporting sobriety. All employees must agree to model sobriety, both on and off the job, including no alcohol drinking, no illicit drug use, no marijuana use, and no prescription drug abuse behavior. If in recovery, must have been sober/clean for a length of time sufficient to demonstrate that will be able to model sobriety.

EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Gender/Age. Within scope of Indian Preference, all candidates receive equal consideration. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance w/the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 &473).

COVID-19 considerations: The Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc. (NARA) now requires that anyone working for NARA be fully vaccinated from COVID-19.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Gresham, OR 97030: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Master's (Required)


  • supervisory: 5 years (Required)


  • QMHP Certification (Required)

Work Location: In person

Program Director
Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA)
Portland, OR
$5 to $25 million (USD)
201 to 500 Employees
Nonprofit Organization
Civic & Social Services
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