Mental Health Counselor

300-Counseling · Albany, Oregon
Department 300-Counseling
Employment Type .5 or 1.0 FTE
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $24-28/hour BOE

If you are the kind of person who…

  • Has a background in trauma-focused mental health care,
  • Loves working with children,
  • Is passionate about serving the most vulnerable populations

And you want to…

  • Be a part of a close-knit, supportive team that’s working together to help children recover, heal, and transform from trauma,

You are the Counselor we are looking for!

At ABC House, our people are passionate about breaking the cycle of child abuse and neglect by supporting children as they find their voice, and helping children and families heal and thrive. We envision a world in which every child has the opportunity to be happy, healthy and safe; parents and caregivers understand the impact of their actions on children, and our community actively and vocally stands up to child abuse and neglect. 

What you will be doing:

  • Treating children who have experienced maltreatment
  • Providing family or group therapy to non-offending family members
  • Offering clinical support and consultation for the multidisciplinary team
  • Working for one of Oregon’s Top 100 Non-Profits

What you bring:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or other related field
  • Active license to practice mental health care in the state of Oregon
  • Experience delivering trauma-focused treatment modalities

What we bring:

  • Competitive wages based on experience and an excellent benefits package including 100% employer paid benefits for the employee.
  • Annual budget for training towards continuing education and professional development
  • A tight-knit team with a culture of respect, integrity and values oriented around the goals of our mission
  • A supportive and warm atmosphere, oriented around well-being, growth, and community

Join our team to help make a positive impact in a child’s life today!


To Apply: Please submit a copy of your resume or CV, a cover letter, and minimum 3 professional references. The cover letter should answer the questions "Why are you interested in working at ABC House?" and "What specific experiences do you have working with children who have experienced trauma?".  Cover letter, resume, and references must be received for the application to be complete. By submitting your resume or CV through this portal you are attesting to the accuracy of the information therein. We will contact all candidates who are selected to advance in our application review process within a week of receiving the application.

Compensation: $24-28/hour based on experience. This position is offered at 20 or 40 hours per week, depending on the candidate's availability. Excellent benefits, including medical & dental insurance for the employee, generous paid time off, training opportunities, self-care support, as well as other optional benefits.


ABC House is an equal opportunity employer committed to respectful, quality care to children and their non-offending family members from diverse racial, ethnic, religious, and nontraditional family forms. ABC House is a drug-free work place. Under the provisions of the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, the candidate will be required to provide evidence of identity and eligibility for employment.

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  • Location
    Albany, Oregon
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    .5 or 1.0 FTE
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $24-28/hour BOE