ALSO (Advocates for Life Skills and Opportunity, Inc.) is a not for profit organization that provides support services to people with developmental challenges locally in the Portland metro area. We are always looking for motivated, team oriented, positive people that want to impact the lives of others. We were recently voted #15 in Oregon Business Magazine’s “100” Best Non-Profits to work for in Oregon!
We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits as well as a variety of locations and work hours to choose from. We provide comprehensive, on the job training and although no experience is necessary, it is preferred. We prefer applicants that reside in Oregon and SW Washington with a valid driver’s license.
Our full-time employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages offered including: Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, Life Insurance, Matched Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program and more. ALSO offers many opportunities for professional growth, advancement and promotes a supportive and safe work environment.
As a Direct Support Professional you will directly impact the lives of the people we serve by providing direct care and support that promotes independence, social interaction and person centered lifestyle choices. You will receive on the job training while assisting people in their day to day lives. Some tasks include: assisting with personal care including but not limited to: personal hygiene, administer medication, housekeeping duties, laundry, meal preparation, grocery shopping, accompanying persons served on social outings/activities or appointments.