- Hood River County
- Hood River, OR, USA
- Full Time
We provide fantastic 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.
Community Access Services is currently hiring for a full-time Human Services Direct Support Professional to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a private home setting in the Hood River, OR area.
This Direct Support Professional position in residential care earns a competitive wage of $17 - $18/hour.
In addition to competitive pay and our positive culture, we offer our Human Services Direct Support Professional the following benefits:
- Medical, dental, vision
- Short- and long-term disability
- A 403(B) pension plan
- A flexible spending account (FSA)
- A health reimbursement account (HRA)
- n 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 an entry-level Community Living / Direct Support Professional (DSP) in residential care, you provide the necessary support to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Most of your day is spent assisting individuals with their personal needs in a private home setting, which includes lifting them in and out of wheelchairs as well as helping with self-care and hygiene. You also take residents out as needed for appointments or activities. 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. You stay informed of our emergency protocols in case of a crisis. 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 human services position!
ABOUT COMMUNITY ACCESS SERVICES
Community Access Services is a private nonprofit organization that provides residential, community, and employment services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who live and work in our community. Serving Oregonians for more than 30 years, we are a trusted service provider dedicated to the advocacy of individuals living with IDD and protecting their human rights. We pride ourselves on our local, grassroots culture, and our strong historical involvement in the deinstitutionalization of IDD services. Our mission is to respect all individuals and help them create healthy and fulfilling lives in their homes, communities, and workplaces.
In addition to providing person-centered services to individuals, we are also dedicated to offering our more than 230 employees opportunities for career development and advancement. We value family and strive to create a positive team-oriented environment where our employees feel valued and are proud of the work that they do.
OUR IDEAL HUMAN SERVICES DIRECT SERVICES PROFESSIONAL
- Respectful - Treats others with kindness and dignity
- Kind-hearted and compassionate - Has patience and also eager to provide care
- Takes pride in their work - Has a high standard of quality of work
- Reliable - Shows up to work on time and prepared
- Customer service driven - Eager to help customers find solutions regardless of challenges
If this sounds like you, keep reading about this opportunity in residential care!
REQUIREMENTS FOR A HUMAN SERVICES DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
- 18+ years old
- Valid driver's license and a clean driving record
- Reliable transportation
- Ability to pass a background check upon hire
- A heart for serving people with intellectual disabilities
If you meet the above requirements, we need you. Apply today to join our residential care team as a Human Services Direct Support Professional!