- Sherman GH (Hood River)
- Hood River, OR, USA
- Part Time
We offer great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, a 403(B) pension plan, a flexible spending account (FSA), a health reimbursement account (HRA), an employee assistance program, paid time off (PTO), paid sick leave, 7 paid holidays, and referral bonuses.
Sherman Group Home is currently hiring for a part-time Personal Care Attendant to assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a group home setting in the Hood River, OR area. This direct support position earns a competitive wage of $17 - $18 per hour, depending on experience.
In addition to competitive pay and our exceptional culture, we offer our nonprofit team the following benefits:
- Short- and long-term disability
- A 403(B) pension plan
- A flexible spending account (FSA)
- A health reimbursement account (HRA)
- An employee assistance program
- Paid time off (PTO)
- Paid sick leave
- 7 paid holidays
- Referral bonuses
So, now that you've learned the who, what, where, and why, you may be wondering HOW? It's easy! Just fill out our initial mobile-friendly online application. We hope to meet you soon!
As a Personal Care Attendant for our nonprofit, you play an essential role in working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a group home setting. You are responsible for providing the necessary support to enhance the quality of life for the individuals we serve while following specified individual service plans (ISP). Most of your day is spent assisting individuals with their personal needs, which includes lifting them in and out of wheelchairs as well as helping with self-care and hygiene. You interact respectfully with each person and promote their own individual freedom and choices. By providing support, you help them maintain their personal property as well as promote new activities, socialization, and community engagement.
In addition, you interact with other staff members and supervisors as well as provide additional support wherever it's needed. Each day you come to the group home, you make sure you're aware of any new programmatic concerns or status issues for the individuals you work with. You stay informed of our emergency protocols in case of a crisis as well as ensure that the facility remains clean and all supplies are organized. Safety is of the utmost importance, and you make sure that the well-being of the individual you work with is always a priority. You enjoy having a job that offers such meaningful work, and this is why you love your position in direct support with our group home!
SHERMAN STREET HOME / COMMUNITY ACCESS SERVICES
Serving Oregonians for more than 30 years, Community Access Services is a private nonprofit organization that provides residential, community, and employment services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live and work in our community. Our Sherman Street Home located in Hood River offers our residents a quiet, easy going home atmosphere. Because we only serve a small number of individuals in our home, we are able to provide a relaxed atmosphere where humor and fun are encouraged. Our residents love to be outdoors and we love to provide them with opportunities to enjoy the fresh air.
Our organization is committed to *making a difference* in the lives of the people we serve. This mindset isn't just for our residents but extends to our employees as well. We work hard to foster a *positive work culture* that gives our team *the space to grow fulfilling careers they can be proud of*.
OUR IDEAL PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT
- Career-minded - Looking for more than just a job
- Dependable - Reliable, shows up on time and prepared
- Takes pride in your work - Pays close attention to detail and goes above and beyond
- Team player - Works well with others
- Respectful - Treats others with kindness and dignity
If this sounds like the right direct support position for you, keep reading!
REQUIREMENTS FOR OUR DIRECT SUPPORT TEAM
- At least 18 years old
- Reliable transportation to and from work
- Ability to pass a background check upon hire
- Desire to work with people with intellectual disabilities
Experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred. A valid driver's license and willingness to become a company driver would be a plus. If you meet the above requirements, we need you. Apply today to join our nonprofit team as a Personal Care Attendant!