- Nevada GH (The Dalles)
- The Dalles, OR, USA
- Full Time
We provide excellent 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 of The Dalles, OR is calling all go-getters to apply to join our amazing nonprofit team as a full-time Program Services Lead!
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN OUR HUMAN SERVICES TEAM
We are a leading company that cares about its employees. We pay our Program Services Leads a competitive salary of $50,000 - $53,000. Our nonprofit team also enjoys 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. Plus, we make it easy to apply with our initial quick mobile-optimized application. If we have your attention about this position in human services, please continue reading!
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.
ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?
Ask yourself: Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? Are you able to remain calm in stressful situations? Can you balance multiple tasks while demonstrating good time management? Are you able to inspire and motivate others to put forth their best effort? Do you work well both independently and as part of a team? If so, please consider applying for this opportunity in human services and work with individuals with developmental disabilities today!
YOUR LIFE AS A PROGRAM SERVICES LEAD
As a Program Services Lead, you play an essential role in overseeing the daily operations of an assigned residential program. You ensure the program complies with state rules and regulations as well as meets the individual needs of each person it serves. Each day, you respectfully interact with individuals with developmental disabilities, making sure they are treated as adults by encouraging them to make their own personal choices. You implement objectives as outlined in the individual service plan (ISP) as well as assist individuals when necessary to meet their personal needs which can include lifting individuals in and out of wheelchairs, repositioning, and helping with self-hygiene.
Closely following our set procedures, you administer medications and complete the necessary documentation that goes along with it. You provide support to individuals by promoting participation in the community to help them gain new experiences as well as assisting them with the care and maintenance of their personal property. Safety is of the utmost importance, and you take great care to ensure that the well-being of individuals in your care is a top priority, including when in and around company vehicles. In addition, you closely communicate with your co-workers, supervisors, residents, and family members when needed while always maintaining a respectful and friendly demeanor.
You also respond to internal and external customers in a timely and proactive manner. Using your exceptional organizational skills, you respond to emails and voicemails as well as maintain our schedules and attend any necessary meetings. You advocate for large-scale goals that benefit our organization as a whole and communicate any important corporate decisions to your team in a detailed and positive manner. Providing a trusting atmosphere that encourages creativity and teamwork matters to you, and you use your strong leadership skills to ensure your team upholds these values and feels comfortable. You enjoy having a job where you serve in such an important role, which is why you excel in this human services role with our nonprofit working with individuals with developmental disabilities!
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU
- Bachelor's degree OR 3+ years of working with persons with developmental disabilities
- 1+ years of experience in a supervisory role
- Ability to become a company driver
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
- Ability to pass a background check and drug test upon hire
- Strong English language skills
- Leadership skills
If you can meet these requirements and perform this human services job as described above, we would be happy to have you as part of our nonprofit team!