Job Description

Job Details
Eugene, OR - Eugene, OR
$13.50 - $13.50 Hourly
Nonprofit - Social Services

RISE Services, a nonprofit human services organization, is seeking a full-time Lead Direct Support Professional with a passion for supporting people with disabilities in the Eugene Family Services Program! Benefits are available and pay is $13.60/hr.


  • Assist the coordinator in the management and implementation of customer supports in a manner that meets and exceeds the expectation of RISE customers. This will include but is not limited to administrative tasks as requested, recruitment efforts, organization, planning and execution of community events, and the training and mentoring of new hires within the family services department. 

  • Plan and implement meaningful activities that promote skill development for people receiving support. 

  • Communicate status of supports and other issues/problems frequently with supervisor and with Director/Assistant Director as needed. 

  • Act as an appropriate role model and support people in using appropriate language, dress, manners, respect, and other behavior as needed. 

  • Maintain necessary records, logs, and other documentation as required by state Oregon Administrative Rules, county regulations, and also RISE policy. 





  • One year experience in the field of developmental disabilities or related field preferred and/or Bachelor's degree. 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 

  • Must pass a background check upon hire as well as annually through the Oregon DHS Background Check Unit. 

  • Must maintain a valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record.

  • Must have access to reliable transportation to get to and from the work site and for transporting others, if applicable. 

  • Must have a passion for working people with disabilities or special needs. 

  • Must have adequate verbal and written communication skills in order to correspond professionally with colleagues, customers, and community partners. 


If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:

(a) Dedicated fax 866-268-8885
(b) Dedicated email
(c) US mail
(d) Dedicated phone - 1-866-242-2714: DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY

RISE is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We embrace diversity in all its form. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Learn more about our DSP position:

The video below shares a realistic job preview for our Direct Support Providers. Please take the time to watch this video prior to applying to ensure that this is the right opportunity for you.

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