Human Solutions counters the forces that keep people and communities in poverty by building relationships and assets that create opportunity – today and for future generations. East Portland and wider East Multnomah County, Oregon, is our home and the heart of our investments, advocacy and programs.

Our programs are effective thanks to the amazing people who staff them. If you are or know of someone who would be a strong fit in our trauma-informed and anti-racist culture, please apply and spread the word!

Current Openings

Reception Assistant
The person in this position will be responsible for greeting clients, answering phone calls (using a multi-line phone).  Provide general office support to Human Solutions staff and direct building visitors to five other partner agencies as appropriate. Provide assistance at reception area at the Rockwood Building and Gateway Office, filing, and route phone calls…. Read More and Apply

Lead Shelter Kitchen Specialist
The Lead Shelter Kitchen Specialist will be the on-site point person to oversee operations related to food management, meal preparation, and overall kitchen service in the absence of their supervisor. They will work with several people to accomplish this, including the Shelter Food Program and Donations Coordinator, up to one staff kitchen Specialist, 1-2 JOBS Plus temporary employees and interns (as available), and volunteers…. Read More and Apply

Shelter Kitchen Specialist
The Shelter Kitchen Specialist will work with the Lead Shelter Kitchen Specialist to prepare, cook and transport three meals daily for the approximately 220 residents of Human Solutions’ Gresham Women’s Shelter, Lilac Meadows Family Shelter and the temporary Chestnut Tree Inn Motel Shelter. The Shelter Kitchen Specialist is based primarily at Lilac Meadows Family Shelter and works alongside the Lead Shelter Kitchen Specialist to organize and meal plan three meals daily…. Read More and Apply

Employment & Engagement Specialist
This position is expected to serve at DHS location (TBD), during the DHS hours of business (with flexibility to meet and respond to participants’ needs outside those hours/locations on an exceptional basis). Employment & Engagement Specialists at CWP are responsible for guiding their participants toward stabilization and self-sufficiency through individualized plans focused on job readiness and placement and assistance with referrals and navigation of services for other non-medical needs (e.g. housing, child care, etc.)…. Read More and Apply

On-Call Shelter Engagement Specialist
Provide staffing for the Chestnut Tree Inn Shelter, Gresham Women’s Shelter or Lilac Meadows Family Center. The shelters are intended to provide a safe and warm space for homeless families and women and are designed to provide easy, low-barrier access for people who would otherwise be sleeping outdoors or in vehicles…. Read More and Apply

Family Advocate
Provide strengths-based family advocacy with families and individuals who may be homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or in need of other supportive services. Deliver services that are culturally responsive within the framework of Assertive Engagement and Trauma Informed Care to help them achieve their aspirations. Read More and Apply