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  Creative Direct Support Professional (Employment Prgm-Days) #2017-4287
Company: Albertina Kerr Centers
Location: Portland, Oregon   97277
Salary: $11.00 - $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 creative Direct Support Professionals/Caregiver for our community inclusion programs for people with developmental disabilities at our Port City program. Port City, a program of Albertina Kerr, is dedicated to providing quality activity programs and a community environment for people with developmental disabilities. Participants engage in craft projects and create hand made goods for sale using re-purposed fabrics and donated materials. We also promote motor skills, independence, creativity, sense of community and social relationships through art activities, adaptive yoga, games, music, and visits to local destinations.



Direct Support Professionals 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 personal hygiene, bathing, food preparation, laundry and house keeping; scheduling activities and accompanying persons served; ensuring ISP goals are met and the information is documented; completing paperwork for program documentation; and similar and related tasks.



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 be able to meet agency driving requirements. A criminal background check is required.



Hours: Full-time; Weekdays; Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm

Pay: $11.00/Hr

Location: Northeast Portland, OR 97227

*MUST pass a DHS driver's clearance test



Apply online at http://www.albertinakerr.org/. 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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