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  Artist/Direct Support Professional (Art From the Heart) #2017-4544
Company: Albertina Kerr Centers
Location: Portland, Oregon   97086
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Job Description

Req No. 2017-4544

Job Locations US-OR-Portland

Category Direct Care/Caregivers/Skills Trainers

Type Regular Full-Time

Shift Hours Full-time: Mon-Fri 9:00am-3:00pm


Albertina Kerr strengthens Oregon families and communities by helping children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges - empowering them to live richer lives.

We're seeking a Creative Direct Support Professional/Caregiver for Art from the Heart, a day services program for people with developmental disabilities. Direct Support Professionals/Caregivers provide direct care and support to the people we serve to help them achieve desired lifestyles and increased levels of independence, productivity, and social/physical integration.

Tasks include assisting with personal care including medication administration, personal hygiene, food preparation, scheduling activities and accompanying persons served; ensuring goals are met and the information is documented; completing paperwork; and similar and related tasks.

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED; Art/Teaching experience is strongly preferred so as to motivate and inspire individuals with developmental disabilities in creation of visual artwork in a hands on manner in classes and open studio.

Applicant should be able to lift, push, and pull 75 pounds consistently throughout the shift; have the ability to relate effectively with the people we serve; be able to respond to crisis situations; and be able to meet agency driving requirements. A criminal background check is required.

Pay: $11.22/Hr

Hours: Full-time; Mon-Fri 9:00am-3:00pm

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The nature of the services we provide prevents us from allowing in-person applications or inquiries. Albertina Kerr Centers maintains a drug-free workplace. Albertina Kerr Centers is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, age, or other factors protected by law. Individuals with disabilities can request accommodation in the application and employment process by contacting 503-262-0145.PI98188739

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