Join the Aspire Team!

Now Starting at $16.25 an hour
$1,000 Hiring Bonus!

Open Positions

As a Direct Support Professional, make a difference every day as you:

  • Support people in going out to lunch and/or shopping adventures
  • Support people who love to participate in Pokémon Go, Geo-caching, Fishing, bowling, going to the theatre, and much more! – Company pays for you to attend these activities
  • Help prepare meals for the whole house
  • Assistant with medications, peri-care, bathing, dressing, and personal daily activities
  • Educate and inspire individuals to fulfil their goals!

Requirements for positions:

  • Be 18 years & older, have HS Diploma or equivalent, and a current Driver’s License
  • Be able to lift 65 pounds
  • Have the ability to navigate around computers or tablets
  • Have a COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exception
  • Be able to pass pre-employment drug screen for illegal drugs and a criminal history background check.

As a Job Coach, make a difference every day as you:

  • Provide skills training in our landscape and/or janitorial crews
  • Develop safe and supportive relationships
  • Maintain a clean, and safe working environment
  • Meet contract partner expectations while providing great service
  • Direct people’s work according to their abilities
  • Provide transportation and assistance so individuals can gain valuable employment skills

Requirements for positions:

  • Be 18 years & older, have HS Diploma or equivalent, and a current Driver’s License
  • Be able to lift 65 pounds
  • Have the ability to navigate around computers or tablets
  • Have a COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exception
  • Be able to pass pre-employment drug screen for illegal drugs and a criminal history background check.

As a Assistant Residential Manager, you will assist to lead teams in supporting adults with intellectual/Developmental Disabilities to live the life they choose.

You will make a difference every day in the lives of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities as you:

Assist the Manager and oversee the residential department staff
Ensure that adults with Intellectual/Developmental disabilities receive the services that are consistent with their individual health and personal needs
Oversee accurate documentation and help develop Individual Support Plans (ISP)
Coordinate with other service providers, families, and other support systems to ensure participant’s success. 


To thrive in this career, applicants will:

  • Have a heart and a passion to make a difference and help people become the best version of themselves.
  • Be team builders
  • Have prior experience working with adults with Intellectual/ Developmental disabilities
  • Be great communicators
  • Have compassion towards all others

Requirements

  • Have HS Diploma or equivalent and a current Driver’s License.
  • Higher education degree preferred in the social sciences, psychology or related field.
  • Experience may be substituted for degrees.
  • Have two or more years experience in the supervision of paid staff, ideally in caregiving/supporting adults with disabilities
  • Be able to pass pre-employment drug screen for illegal drugs and a criminal history background check.
  • Be able to lift 65 pounds
  • Navigate in and around computers and tablets

Start a career with Aspire and change your life today!

The role of Community Employment Director is to ensure individuals with disabilities have access to quality “Pathway to Employment” programs and services with Southern Oregon Aspire and to provide oversight of those programs and services. The Director assists supported individuals, employees, advocates, case managers and other stakeholders in understanding the goals and objectives as they relate to employment in the community.

The Community Employment Director oversees the day-to-day operations to include employee training, staffing requirements (work schedules), work methods, employee oversight, and troubleshooting of issues with employers
and/or staff and supported individuals.

  • Essential Functions Basic Duties:
    Advocates for the Community Employment (CE) program and establishes positive, pro-active relationships with community partners and employers that lead to gainful employment for supported individuals
  • Oversees all CE services including discovery, employment path services, job development activities, job site
    training, job coaching, and any other related necessary services or supports as defined in Oregon’s Employment First Guidelines and I/DD Employment Policies
  • Ability to perform all requirements of CE Job Coach including providing direct service as necessary
  • Assists in the assessment of potential new job sites and individual needs to ensure a good job match
  • Assists with initial setup and training of employees/individuals with disabilities and ensures job coaches are provided with training on individualized supports
  • Ensures fees for service authorizations and contracts are commensurate with individual needs for support while ensuring accurate and timely billing processes are adhered to
  • Participates on ISP teams representing Community Employment
  • Maintain active contact with all referrals and referring agents/agencies
  • Works as the liaison (internal and external) in the development of specific jobs and the program overall,
    ensuring a positive perception and image of Southern Oregon Aspire and the CE Division
  • Manages day-to-day activities of staff including payroll records, performance management, schedules and
    time off
  • Full responsibility of department assets and equipment
  • Will be required to perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, psychology or related field, demonstrated exceptional experience
    may be substituted for the required education
  • Three to Five years of progressive management experience in the supervision of paid staff and programs
  • CESP or ACRE certification or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License with a good driving record
  • Prior working experience in a similar organization working with Developmentally Disabled individuals is a plus
  • Willingness and ability to maintain regular attendance for normally scheduled hours and the ability to work
    overtime and be flexible
  • Valid Driver’s license with a good driving record

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • Methods and techniques of job development and client placement, current practices in vocational education,
    local labor market trends and employment opportunities in both the private and public sectors markets
  • Customer service strategies
  • Safety Compliance and OSHA regulations
  • General supervisory concepts and practices
    Ability to: Plan, design and make presentations to small groups including potential employers, community members,
    business representatives, and program participants
  • Plan design and present to small groups, including potential employers and community members and partners
  • Communicate in the English language in writing and orally with individuals in a face-to-face, one-to-one or
    group setting or by telephone
  • Create partnerships with community employers and service providers to improve services for people with
    disabilities

Working Conditions:
Ability to tolerate, use, works with or in:

  • Florescent lighting, dust and pollen
  • Extended hours to include evenings and weekends
  • Desktop computer, display terminals, keyboard, mouse, general business equipment
  • Travel to multiple local locations in one day meeting scheduled appointment times
    Sit or stand for extended periods of time and climb multi-level stairs, indoors and outdoors.
  • External work environments such as community job sites, which could have a variety of working conditions.

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If you have questions or need assistance, please contact our Human Resource team:

Russ Bohnert – HR Director 541-237-3044 rbohnert@soaspire.org
Jessica Eldred – HR Manager 541-237-3016 jeldred@soaspire.org
Alyshia Pacino - HR Assistant 541-237-3031 apacino@soaspire.org