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  Direct Support Professional (Port City-Weekdays) #2017-4422
Company: Albertina Kerr Centers
Location: Portland, Oregon   97277
Salary: $11.22 - $0.00/Hourly
Employment Type: Full-Time
Education Level: High School
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Job Description
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 Direct Support Professionals/Caregiver for our Volunteer Program within our Day Services and Employment Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Responsibilities include the support of participants with cognitive and physical disabilities in regard to skills development, creative pursuits, activities planning, medical needs, hygiene, toilet assistance (including changing adult Attends), transportation to local places, positive behavioral support and assistance with eating.

Direct Care Staff will also be responsible for maintaining and accurately recording tracking, and time sheets daily, completing accident/injury/seizure reports, progress notes, working as part of a team to develop Individual Support Plan objectives and providing creative and positive strategies to best support the needs of our program participants.

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED; 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 MUST possess a valid driver's license and be able to meet agency driving requirements. A criminal background check is required.

Hours: Full-time; Weekdays

Pay: $11.22/Hr with a generous benefits package including 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision coverage; a matching 401k plan; generous paid time off and professional developmental opportunities.

Location: Portland, OR 97227

Apply online at - The nature of the services we provide prevents us from allowing in-person applications or inquiries. Albertina Kerr 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.

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