The Mentor Network Caregiver in Portland, Oregon
Caregiver Primary Location: United States-OR-ORPortland Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) MENTOR OregonLooking for a job with meaning? At the end of each work day, you know you have made a difference in someone’s life. Come join our MENTOR Oregon team of dedicated Caregivers/Direct Support Professionals who assist individuals in home and community-based settings to live as independently as possible. We have programs in and around the Portland area, providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities and other specialized needs.
MENTOR Oregon is an abuse aware agency.
We believe in transparentcommunication with our dedicated andpassionate team members while celebrating differences, achievements, lessons learnedand change.
“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 team of Caregivers have to say about their job.
- Full-time, Part-time, and On-Call
- Early mornings, evenings, weekends, and overnights
This position provides services to people with a broad array of disabilities, (behavioral, physical, mental health) through assistance with activities of daily living such as:
- Errands to shopping or activities
- Transporting to medical appointments
- Enjoying recreational outings together
- Preparing meals
- Assisting with medication administration
- Personal hygiene and grooming
- Bathing and toileting
- Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible
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! No previous experience needed – You bring the right attitude, we’ll train you for success!