The Mentor Network Direct Support Professional in Gresham, Oregon
Direct Support Professional Primary Location: United States-OR-ORPortland Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) MENTOR Oregon Description
Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here. Our Direct Care team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. The heart of what we do is support people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages.
Our Direct Support Professionals are reflections of the wonderful mission-driven work we do here every day. If you are seeking a rewarding, life-changing role, check out these fulfilling job opportunities.
MENTOR Oregon is seeking Float Direct Support Professionals (Caregivers) to provide assistance to adults with disabilities in a community setting. Our DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as medication administration, and personal care. DSPs also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. DSPs will also partner with clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans to enhance the lives of those we support.
We are currently seeking a full-time Direct Support Professional Float for ourVocational Day Programsin the Portland Metro Area. Our DSP Float's cover shifts at our Portland, Gresham, and Hillsboro Vocational Day Programs. Primary coverage of shifts will be in our Portland area vocational day programs but floats may be required to commute to Hillsboro and Gresham for various shifts. Our programs run Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM. Activities covered in the program include: community outings, arts and crafts and various other educational and recreational activities. Direct Support Professional's may also provide basic personal care to clients and will assist in transportation to and from activities.
If you are passionate about working with individuals with disabilities, apply today! Whether you have previous experience in a role like this or this just sounds like the type of career path you would like to pursue…we want to hear from you!