Opportunities With Passages

Careers:

Thank you for your interest in working with Passages Family Support. The following positions are now currently open.

Please call 509.252.0856, or e-mail smaike@passagesfs.org if you have questions regarding any of these positions, or if you would like to see a complete job description.  

If you’re interested in applying, please start by sending a cover letter and resumé in the form below. Any attached documents must be in PDF format only. You can also send a cover letter and resumé to smaike@passagesfs.org 

 

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a Master’s Level Therapist. The Intensive Residential Treatment (IRT) program was created by the Legislature to facilitate the transition of individuals currently being treated in inpatient hospitals back into their communities. The IRT will also serve as a resource to help divert civil commitments to inpatient care. Individuals discharged or diverted often need added support to be successful in their transition. The goal of these teams is support individuals who still require added support. Teams will work with the individual and their facility to help support them in their in transition to the community. The Therapist must have a Master’s degree in social sciences (MSW, MFT, Mental Health Counselor) with at least one year of experience serving intensive adults with
mental health challenges. Previous experience working in public mental health is desired. This position requires experience with adults with serious mental illness.  

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a mental health Peer Specialist who will be a member of the Intensive Residential Treatment (IRT) Program. The IRT facilitates
the transition of individuals currently being treated in inpatient psychiatric hospitals back into their communities. The IRT will also serve as a resource to help divert civil commitments to the state hospitals. Individuals discharged or diverted often need added support to be successful in their transition. The goal of these teams is support individuals who still require added support. Teams will work with the individual and their facility to help support them in their in transition to the community. The Peer Specialist will be part of the treatment team and provide mental health peer support to individuals enrolled in the program. Applicants must identify as mental health peers and will be required to obtain certification as a peer within 90 days of hire. Travel throughout Spokane County will be required.

 

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a WISe Family Peer Specialist. As a member of a Passages’ WISe team, the family peer will promote engagement and develop positive relationships with clients and their families; model and teach behaviors that lead to healthy choices, the development of resiliency, and recovery. The peer will provide
one-on-one peer support to assist primary caregivers of enrolled clients in realizing the goals identified in their individual treatment plan. Coordinate services with the
individual’s other treatment providers, schools and other organizations. Participate as a member of a wrap around with intensive services clinical care team in providing services to children and youth. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but not required if the person has past experience as a peer specialist. Peer Specialists must self-identify who either in the past has received or currently is the recipient of mental health services and who has been in recovery for at minimum two years or self-identify as the primary caregiver of a child with complex mental health needs and the family identifies as having been in recovery for at minimum two years. 

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a WISe Master’s Level Therapist. The Passages WISe team provides wraparound with intensive services to children and youth. The WISe team is comprised of a facilitator, therapist, and family/youth peers. The therapist will:

• provide psycho-education to clients and families;
• provide individual and family therapy to children and youth assigned to the WISe team;
• administer CANS assessments;
• coordinate admissions and discharges;
• complete psychosocial assessments and screening tools;
• coordinate care with the other members of the WISe team.

Master’s degree in social services, family therapy, or mental health counseling is required or must be within 6 months of graduation.

 

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a Housing Specialist. As an HS you will assists clients who have behavioral health challenges to obtain permanent housing.  The Housing Specialist researches housing availability, talks with landlords, assists clients to prepare for housing, including applications, documentation, understanding leases, etc.  The Housing Specialist should be a peer counselor and have one year of housing experience. 

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a Employment Specialist. As an ES you will assist clients who have behavioral health challenges to obtain employment.  The Employment Specialist researches employment opportunities, talks with business owners and non-profits, assists clients to prepare for employment with job coaching, resume building, shopping for appropriate attire, etc.  The Employment Specialist will need to be proactive in finding employment opportunities; and matching employers with potential employees.

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Internships:

Passages Family Support offers internship opportunities at our office in Spokane, WA through partnerships with Eastern Washington University and Gonzaga.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume below.  You can also have your faculty field advisor contact us to discuss internship opportunities.

 

Volunteers:

We are always looking for volunteers to assist with our Recovery Through the Arts program.

To get more information about how you can help, please complete the form below.

Enrollee Advisory Council:

Do you like to share your opinion? Passages is now recruiting 3 adults, and 3 parents of enrolled children, to advise us on how our services could be better provided. 

Meetings will be held via Zoom, 3 times a year with Passages Executive Director, Becky Hammill. Participants will also receive a $25 gift card.  

The Passages’ Advisory Council is open to current enrollees and those who have discharged from services in the last six months.  If you would like to apply, please complete the “Enrollee Advisory Application” at the bottom of the page. 

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