Clinically Informed Life Coach

Pacia Life - Portland, OR

Part-time$13 - $16 an hour

Job Description:

Pacia Life is seeking talented, well-rounded professionals to work as Clinically Informed Life Coaches with our growing student-base of young adults in Portland, Oregon.

Our Life Coaches guide students through a process of discovery, awareness, and self-acceptance in order to facilitate authentic and lasting growth. By helping students set realistic goals based on their unique, personal interests, Coaches activate a desire for change and betterment.

As a Life Coach at Pacia, you can expect a diverse, engaging, and autonomous work environment. Because our Coaches are largely expected to lead by example, we provide a culture in which our employees are actively involved in their own process of self-discovery and improvement. We are looking for individuals who possess a dynamic skill set - adaptable, innovative, patient, motivated, and solution-oriented. As we encourage our students to prioritize full-body wellness, a passion for fitness, nutrition, the outdoors, meditation, yoga, and similar activities is ideal.


-Model healthy and appropriate interactions, conflict resolution, and life skills

-Meet with students throughout the week in order to:

-Develop realistic goals

-Assess progress

-Discuss and help implement strategies and resources to promote student-specific success

-Schedule out student’s week intentionally to maximize progress

-Outline all expectations and measures of accountability

-Follow-up throughout week, as needed

-Collaborate with team of life coaches, case managers, therapists, and residential mentors to discuss and receive feedback on action plans

-Be available for parent calls, as needed

-Problem-solve and resolve crisis, as needed

-Transport students, as needed

Established Skills:

-Capacity to teach, guide, and motivate

-Solution-focused and goal oriented

-Strongly collaborative, able to give and receive feedback

-Experience with motivational interviewing and life skills coaching techniques

-Able to craft student-specific, measurable goals

-Actively invested in personal growth and wellness

-Superior communication skills via email, texts, phone calls, and in-person meetings

-Creative problem solver

-Highly patient and empathetic

-Efficient and organized while multi-tasking

Qualifications and Requirements:

-Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of relevant experience preferred

-Ability to be flexible with time based on agency and students’ needs, including some nights and weekend hours

-Clean criminal background check

-Possess a smartphone and laptop computer

Pacia Life is a real-life, community-based academic and experiential learning experience with Clinically Informed Life Coaches, College Education Specialists, Entrepreneur Coaches, international GAP experiences, Wellness Specialist, Business Coaches, and a strong community network of clinical staff as needed.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $13.00 to $16.00 /hour


  • Similar: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)