Job Openings – Portland Metro

Direct Support Professional – Supported Employment & Community Inclusion Services

Compensation: $14.25/hour (Monday-Friday; 8am-4pm)
Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are people who work directly with people with physical disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities with the aim of assisting the individual with job coaching, leaning skills to effectively communicate with their supervisor & co-workers, independently follow & perform job tasks, skill building and small group community activities.

We have employment contracts with a variety of local businesses to provide services in document destruction, janitorial, and landscaping.  We offer employment path community services to individuals that are interested in finding out more about community jobs.  We provide small group and 1:1 attendant care services both in our facility and in the community.  All consumers in our program are able to socialize, participate in preferred community activities, and work on skill building while attending our programs.

  • No experience necessary as we do training internally.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license and be insurable.
  • Experience or sincere interest in working with adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities within a setting promoting community integration, normalization, and treatment of all persons with dignity and respect.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, lift, and carry at least fifty (50) pounds of weight without assistance when performing household duties, shopping, or assisting individuals served.
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer physically challenged individuals who require such assistance to remain active and mobile while engaged in community activities.
  • To actively participate in developing and implementing plans to meet the needs of the individuals served.
  • To document on proper forms all activity relative to the operation of the home or work site.
  • Assist with medication management.
  • To follow written behavior support strategies, including completion of all written documentation requirements.
  • Please specify Vocational Services when applying.

Direct Support Professional – Residential Services

Compensation: $16.00/hour
Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are people who work directly with people with physical disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities with the aim of assisting the individual to become integrated into his/her community.

  • No experience necessary as we do training internally.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license and be insurable.
  • Experience or sincere interest in working with adults or children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities within a setting promoting community integration, normalization, and treatment of all persons with dignity and respect.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, lift, and carry at least fifty (50) pounds of weight without assistance when performing household duties, shopping, or assisting individuals served.
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer physically challenged individuals who require such assistance to remain active and mobile while engaged in household or community activities.
  • To actively participate in developing and implementing plans to meet the needs of the individuals served.
  • To document on proper forms all activity relative to the operation of the home or work site.
  • Assist with medication management.
  • To follow written behavior support strategies, including completion of all written documentation requirements.
  • Please specify Residential Services when applying

Home Manager

Compensation: $39,000 – $42,000/year
Qualifications: Previous work experience with adults and/or children which is relevant to programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; interest in working within a setting promoting community integration, normalization, and treatment of all persons with dignity and respect; have basic skills in administration and operation of specialized programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; some previous management experience required.

  • Able to complete all the tasks of a DSP and Assistant Manager in addition:
  • To provide regular, documented, and specific feedback about performance to Direct Support Professionals both positive and critical.
  • To maintain current and complete employee files.
  • To consistently implement Company personnel policies.
  • To establish a sound and properly structured bi-weekly staff schedule, consistent with contracted hours for the home, with attention to
    twenty-four (24) hour coverage, staff/consumer ratios, overtime, special staffing requirements.
  • To listen and respond to concerns expressed by home and other staff members.
  • To communicate information to all Direct Support Professionals members, on a regular basis and as needed in a clear, concise, understandable manner.
  • To monitor Direct Support Professionals for the daily scheduling and implementation of active treatment programs.
  • To provide a safe, healthy, clean, and attractive home environment.

Community Employment Specialist

Compensation: $15.00 – $18.00/hour DOE
Community Employment Specialists are people who work directly with people with physical disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities with the aim of finding employment in his/her community through job development and job coaching

  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to Marketing and/or Public Relations or a minimum of two years’ experience as a job developer
  • Previous work experience with disabled adults and/or children which is relevant to programs for people with developmental disabilities
  • Interest in working within a setting promoting community integration, normalization, and treatment of all persons with dignity and respect
  • Basic skills in administration and operation of specialized programs for the developmentally disabled; some previous management experience
  • Effective communication with the County/Brokerage/Voc Rehab personnel, families, home and work
  • Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office products