Opportunities with New Leaf Academy

New Leaf Academy offers a dynamic, progressive and supportive work environment for those interested in holding a job in the helping industry.  Located in beautiful Bend, Oregon we are nestled in the high desert at the base of the Cascade Mountains. Our facilities are located just outside of Bend, Oregon, a town that offers educational options, theater and arts, a robust outdoor community and a thriving downtown.  

New Leaf provides its employees with an extensive training program and a full benefits package including a generous paid time off program. We are dedicated to harnessing our staff’s passions and allowing them the opportunity to thrive in their interests. We employ over 30 full time employees to serve our student population of 25-28.

New Leaf Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity both in our student body and staff. We actively promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity and gender expression.

List of open positions:



New Leaf Academy Therapists are responsible for providing individual, family and group therapy in the milieu setting for a caseload of approximately 7 students.  

Candidate Requirements:
• Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field
• Minimum Licensed Intern in counseling or related field
• Ability to work as a team member within a complex program
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented and strong commitment to follow through on tasks
• Ability to build rapport with youth and families and conduct therapy while supporting complex family systems
• Develop, implement and update treatment plans in a timely fashion
• Ability to present information to groups of staff or families
• Availability to participate in a week long on-call rotation every 4-5 weeks
Candidate Preferred:
• Licensed Therapist or Clinical Social Worker
• Experience working in a residential facility with a middle school population
• Experience with case management duties of a milieu-based program
• Experience with girls who have social deficits, especially with Social Thinking Curriculum
• Experience running and facilitating youth and family retreats
• Certifications in various therapeutic modalities
• Ability to be flexible and take occasional overnight trips
• CPR and First Aid Certified
Position is full-time, 40 hours/week.  Hours vary but are primarily afternoons and evenings and may include one weekend day. 
Health, vision, dental, life, and other supplemental insurance plans available after 60 days of employment.  Generous PTO plan available after 90 days of employment. 
Salary commensurate on experience.


Food Services Manager

Do you love healthy food? 
Do you love feeding people well-balanced meals? 
Do you love cooking from scratch?
Do you love to be creative in the kitchen? 
Do you love kids?
If you answered yes to any of these questions then a job at New Leaf Academy
may be perfect for you!
New Leaf Academy is a therapeutic boarding school for girls, ages 10-15.  We are seeking a full-time Food Services Manager.  The Food Services Manager oversees all aspects of managing and providing meals for the 28 residential students and the staff members who work with them.  We serve high quality, from scratch, nutritious, and complex food to our students. 
Specific responsibilities include:
o Plan weekly menus in accordance to age appropriate dietary guidelines
o Conduct inventory, order and shop for food, kitchen supplies, and home supplies
o Supervise one other part-time cook
o Prepare and serve from scratch, nutritious meals and snacks for up to 35 people
o Ensure that all food preparation, storage and cleaning methods follow health department regulations
o Manage and monitor Food Services budget
o Supervise and support students while they are helping in the kitchen
o Develop and maintain positive, healthy relationships with students
o Weekly attendance at All Staff meetings
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience preparing and cooking high quality, healthy food
• Ability to work independently
• Experience supervising staff
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Experience working within a budget
• Strong communication skills and experience working with a team
• Flexibility
• Exceptional cooking and baking skills
• Experience working with youth
• Experience and knowledge around how diet affects health and wellness
• Experience preparing vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free, and kosher meals
It is our mission at New Leaf Academy to model and teach young girls how to care for their body from a holistic approach.  Through therapy, relational support, individual work, exercise, and nutrition we believe we are shaping each student’s future.  We are looking for a candidate who has a passion for understanding how nutrition may affect mental health and is hoping to share this with our community.
A current driver’s license and Oregon Food Handlers Card is required as well the ability to pass a background check.
Salary commensurate on experience.
Position is full-time, year-round (including holidays) and includes a combination of early morning and evening shifts. 
Health, vision, dental, life, and other supplemental insurance plans available after 60 days of employment.  Generous PTO plan available after 90 days of employment. 
Closing date of position is April 27, 2019.



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