Job Description

Job Details
La Grande, OR - La Grande, OR
Full Time
Bachelors/Equivalent Yrs in Rel Field
$37,250.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%
Nonprofit - Social Services

Do you have experience in leadership or management and are looking to make a bigger impact in the lives of people with disabilities?

We are looking for a driven leader in the La Grande, OR area who is skilled in handling high stress situations, focused on team building, has strong written and verbal communication skills and is knowledgeable on people with disabilities.


What does this role entail?

Your role will supervise the Direct Support Staff working in the program and administrative oversight of the program's success. Ideally, you are someone who is a team player, goal-oriented, and focused on providing a person centered approach towards people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.. Daily tasks will be managing the program's weekly schedule, working 1:1 with clients in the home, managing and/or delegating household chores to staff, and managing client's medical and financial care. We understand this might be a growth opportunity for you and we will help you achieve your goals by continuous professional development and regular career progression sessions.


Who are we?

RISE is a non-profit organization that specializes in home and community-based support services for children and adults with developmental and other disabilities, children with mental health challenges, and aging adults. For over 30 years, our purpose has remained constant. We create opportunities for and with the people we serve, their families, and for the men and women who work in the direct care profession.



  • Responsible to recruit, hire, coach, train, evaluate, supervise and discipline Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). Verify and approve timecards.

  • Train DSPs on safety and financial plans and appropriately carrying out strategies outlined including emotional and cognitive support, activities of daily living, role-modeling, positive behavior supports, personal protective interventions, promoting choice, and maintaining safety.

  • Develop, write, and update Individual Support Plan (ISP) documents in partnership with the individual’s team.

  • Oversee client financials and monthly budget for the program.. 

  • Act as representative and advocate regarding any medical or financial matter for the clients in the program.

  • Develop and maintain supportive relationships and professional boundaries with team members, DSPs, and clients.

  • Quickly and effectively respond to and guide staff during emergency situations and natural disasters per RISE guidelines such as fire, application of First Aid, CPR, approved medical protocols, behavior intervention, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

A desire, interest and experience in working with people with disabilities or special needs required.
Experience working in a group home setting required.
One year of supervision of group home or other related supervisory experience preferred.
Responsible for supervising staff, scheduling, leading team meetings, recruiting, training, grocery and meal planning, monitoring medications and developing plans of support for the individuals we serve
Strong multi-tasking, communication and problem solving skills required
Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision is a must.
Detail-oriented and able to work with and abide by state and organizational rules and policies
Must pass a criminal background check, pre-employment drug test, be 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and good driving record
This position is considered a healthcare worker by the State of Oregon and requires a COVID-19 vaccination or to have a valid medical or religious exemption.

RISE is driven to break the model of institutionalized care for individuals with disabilities by providing exceptional 1:1 care to the individuals we get to serve. We live this mission by providing various programs to grow and support our staff. We offer thorough in person and online training to all staff, tuition reimbursement programs, generous time off package (13 paid holidays!), paid parental leave, ongoing career opportunities and more! 

Join the RISE team today and know you are making a stand to make the difference in your community!

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.

Application Instructions

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