Become an Direct Support Professional

Looking for good people!

At Creating Community Impact, we are looking for compassionate, hardworking, dependable and dedicated staff members to join our team!

As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) your job is to provide personal support, skills training and/or assistance to individuals in their residence, community, and/or work location. To increase individual’s skills in adaptive self-help, communication, socialization, and independent living while assisting with the supervision and guidance – ensuring physical/emotional health and safety (and productivity requirements for supported employment) – while facilitating and participating in Community Living Support/Supported Employment Service activities.

Pay begins at $15.00 per hour with a wage increase after six hours of required training and your First Aid/CPR is complete. Pay immediately increases to $16.00 hour. Benefits include accrued sick time and paid training.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

You must be able to be bonded and pass criminal background history check.
Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification. (A condition of employment. Required to obtain prior to working.)
Ability to complete required Oregon’s Core Competencies both Tier 1 (prior to working independently) and Tier 2 (within one year of hire).
Must possess a current Oregon driver license, have access to a personal vehicle, carry appropriate vehicle insurance, and comply with CCI’s driving policies.
Must have access to personal cell phone.
Must be 18 years or older.

Additionally, you must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must have dependable, regular attendance for normally scheduled hours and be flexible to work other shifts as necessary.
Must arrive on time and maintain a neat, clean appearance.
Must be able to evacuate the premises independently in case of an emergency and assist individuals to do the same.
Lift up to 30 pounds using safe physical management techniques.
Ability to tolerate general household dust, grease, mildew, mold, pollen, trash, and recyclables; and use cleaning products and equipment with a capability of wearing protective gloves, masks or other protective clothing as required or when appropriate.

If this sound like you, please email your resume to gwyn@creatingcommunityimpact.org.