The Mentor Network Direct Support Professional in Portland, Oregon

Direct Support Professional Primary Location: United States-OR-ORPortland Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) MENTOR Oregon Description

Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people workhere. Our Direct Care team is fun, creative, and dedicatedto making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. Theheart of what we do is support people with Intellectual and DevelopmentalDisabilities of all ages.

“My favorite outings with the individuals I support includepretty places in nature, such as waterfalls and lakes, which allow them toenjoy the outdoors.” –Kelsie, Direct Support Professional

“I love working alongside the individuals we support to helpthem attain greater joy in life and then seeing that joy when I’m greeted witha great big beaming smile,” - Anthony, Direct Support Professional

“I love helping individuals we support reach their fullpotential, enjoy life and have the best quality of life!” -Danielle, DirectSupport Professional.

These are just a few examples of what our incredible DirectSupport Professionals (DSPs) have to say about their job. We seek Caregiversto provide assistance to adults with disabilities in acommunity-based setting. DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as mealpreparation and planning; medication administration; and personal care. OurCaregivers may also facilitate community involvement by accompanyingindividuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work orother activities. DSPs partner withclinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans. Our Direct Support Professionals arereflections of the wonderful mission-driven work we do here every day. Ifyou are seeking a rewarding, life-changing role, check out these fulfilling jobopportunities.

We are currently looking for Full Time , Part Time ,and On-Call Direct Care staff members. We have various shiftsavailable including days, evenings, overnight, weekends. If you arepassionate about working with individuals with disabilities, apply today. Whether you have previousexperience in a role like this or this just sounds like the type of career pathyou would like to pursue…we want to hear from you!