Community Inclusion Specialist
Schedule: Tuesday— Thursday, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm; Fridays 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (until 5 pm on the 3rd Friday of every month); Saturdays, 10:00 – 3:00 pm; and 30 minutes at the beginning or end of the day once a month for supervision.
Pay/Benefits: $12.00-$16.00/ hr. (Training pay for individuals with no prior experience begins at $12.00/hr.) Tri-Met Discount. Self-care program. Strength’s Finder profile.
Joining On-the-Move means you 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. Regardless of how each of us shows up in this world, when we work, we do it because we envision a society that relies upon the diverse expressions of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities—a society that sees neurodiversity as fundamental to a strong community. We hold one another to high standards of care, and we care greatly for one another.
Candidate Qualities: The Community Inclusion Specialist ensures the safety and engagement of 2-3 participants through direct support while out in the community every day. The position encompasses skills training, creativity, and a commitment to health, wellness and environmental sustainability. Our ideal candidate is responsible, reliable and flexible, has a warm and upbeat personality, and takes initiative. The position requires excellent safety judgment, problem-solving skills, direct and tactful communication, and a genuine sense of fun and adventure.
Inclusion Specialists must be able to provide adequate physical, social and emotional assistance and direct personal care (i.e. using bathroom, eating, etc.) for participants, as needed. This includes the stamina to be in the community every day, walk up to 2 miles at a time, and lift 40 lbs. Driving is not required for this job as we take public transportation (Staff are provided with bus fair when working).
This position requires passing a criminal background check, maintaining First Aid/CPR certification, maintaining minimum competency requirements outlined during orientation, and complying with mandatory abuse reporting.
To apply, please express your interest in the form below using the title "Inclusion Specialist April 2017" for the subject line.