Does this sound like you?

“I have a desire to name and dismantle social inequities people with disabilities experience in our society.” 
“I can ensure the safety of others through good judgement and decision-making.”
“I can facilitate conversation between two parties.” 
“I can teach life skills through creative, dignified support.”
“I can model a commitment to health, wellness, sustainability, and social justice.”
“I can be described as responsible, reliable, and flexible.”
“I have great problem-solving skills.”

Then it’s time to join our team!

Become part of a team of unique individuals united and driven by our core values of social justice, diversity, inclusion, empowerment, personal health, environmental sustainability, and fun. We work hard because we envision a society that is prepared to include everyone.


Current Openings:

Community Inclusion Specialist (full-time)

Our work is centered around adults who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities. On-the-Move supports program participants in accessing the community through meaningful and engaging activities. The individuals we support drive the decisions and direction of each and every day. 

The role: The Inclusion Specialist supports a small group of 2-3 participants at a time while navigating the community and engaging in participant-preferred activities. This job requires the stamina to provide adequate physical, social, and emotional assistance and direct personal care (i.e. using bathroom, eating, etc.). Driving is not required for this job because we take public transportation and/or walk to our destinations (Staff are provided with bus fare when working). 

A must: This position requires passing a criminal background check and completing First Aid/CPR certification. Also required for employment: excellent safety decision-making and judgement, maintaining minimum competency requirements outlined during orientation, and complying with mandatory abuse reporting.

Benefits: Medical, vision, and dental benefits available to full-time team members (25 hours/week minimum eligibility).

Pay: $14 starting pay. Incremental pay increases available depending on demonstration of knowledge and application of core direct support professional competencies (please reference https://nadsp.org/15-competency-areas/ )

Schedule: 32 – 34 per week, Monday through Friday. Direct support hours are between 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. Additional time for team meetings, documentation, and supervision require staff to occasionally be available as early as 9:00 am and as late as 5:00 pm. Shifts typically do not exceed 7.5 hours. 

To Apply: email your letter of interest and resume to hire@onthemovepdx.org with the subject line: Inclusion Specialist [last name]. We will be accepting applications through July 5th.