MENTOR Oregon supports adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury and other complex needs in a variety of community-based programs throughout the state. Through a range of individualized programs including Residential Services, Supported Living, Vocational Services and Foster Care for children with medical and behavioral support needs, MENTOR Oregon strives to help individuals of all abilities live life to the fullest in the communities they call home. MENTOR Oregon also operates an innovative Brokerage Services program, which coordinates self-directed support services to over one thousand Oregonians with developmental disabilities so they may live as independently as possible.
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.
"My favorite outings with the individuals I support include pretty places in nature, such as waterfalls and lakes, which allow them to enjoy the outdoors." –Kelsie, Direct Support Professional
"I love working alongside the individuals we support to help them attain greater joy in life and then seeing that joy when I'm greeted with a great big beaming smile," - Anthony, Direct Support Professional
"I love helping individuals we support reach their full potential, enjoy life and have the best quality of life!" -Danielle, Direct Support Professional.
These are just a few examples of what our incredible Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) have to say about their job. We seek Caregivers to provide assistance to adults with disabilities in a community-based setting. DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning; medication administration; and personal care. Our Caregivers may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. DSPs partner with clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans. 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.
We are currently seeking a Full Time DSP (Direct Support Professional) Float for our Vocational Day Programs in 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!