- The Dalles, OR, USA
- 19-20 per hour
- Full Time
Our team also enjoys great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, 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.
Do you like to support others and have the drive to build your career on doing good? Would you like to be part of a nonprofit that is passionate about serving people?
Community Access Services is looking to hire a full-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) in the Wasco County are of OR, to assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a 24-hour residential program. The schedules currently available are: Full Time Swing (Tuesday-Saturday) and Full Time Day (Sunday-Thursday).
This social services position earns a competitive wage of $19 - $20/hour, depending on experience. We also offer great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, 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. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you to work in a group home, apply today!
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. 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 280 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.
YOUR DAY AS A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)
As a Direct Support Professional, you work in a group living setting serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You provide the necessary support to enhance their quality of life while following specified individual service plans (ISPs). Some of your day will be spent assisting individuals with their personal needs, like lifting them in and out of wheelchairs as well as helping with self-care and hygiene. You will also be providing support with skill building. You help promote new activities, socialization, and community engagement.
You interact with other staff members and supervisors to provide additional support where needed. You stay informed of our emergency protocols in case of a crisis and 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 social services!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)
- 18+ years old
- Reliable transportation to and from work
- Desire to serve those with intellectual disabilities
Experience supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred. A valid driver's license and willingness to become a company driver is necessary for some openings. Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? If so, you might just be perfect for this social services position with our nonprofit!
JOIN OUR NONPROFIT TEAM!
If you feel that you would be right for this Direct Support Professional (DSP) job, fill out our initial 3-minute application. We'd love to meet you!