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PCL is a nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1988. PCL’s mission is to expand the horizons and enhance the quality of life of those we support. We offer supports in multiple counties, including Marion, Polk, Lane, Linn, Benton, Yamhill, Jackson, and Josephine.

There are amazing opportunities for everyone at PCL. So if you are creative, motivated, quick on your feet, and/or love having a good time at work, PCL is the place for you!

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Our Mission:
Expand the horizons and enhance the quality of life for those we support.

Questions?

Desiree Smith
Hiring and Recruiting Specialist
(503) 838-2403 ext 327
recruiting@pclpartnership.org
Processes Applications for Marion, Polk, Linn, and Benton Counties

Dayna Staples
Lane County Administrative Assistant
(503) 838-2403 ext 601
recruiting@pclpartnership.org
Oversees Applications for Lane County

Melissa Hughes
Public Relations and Human Resources Coordinator
(503) 838-2403 ext 508
recruiting@pclpartnership.org
Oversees Applications for Jackson and Josephine Counties

Payroll Department
(503) 838-2403
payroll@pclpartnership.org

What’s important to us:

Integrity:
Doing the right thing even when no one is watching. Being accountable for actions and decisions. Transparent in actions. Seeks win-win solutions.

Tenacity:
A devotion to purpose. Including taking initiative and a willingness to dive in and take charge without overpowering others.

Humility:
Promoting the idea of group success over personal advancement. Strong commitment to working hard with the team. Willing to apologize. Takes responsibility for mistakes.

Levity:
Having a positive attitude. Believing that people are their at their best when we work hard and have fun together. Giving people latitude to be themselves. Having gratitude.

Abundance Mentality:
Having a positive belief that opportunity is right around the corner. Having a collaborative spirit and being respectful of each person’s gifts and talents.

What we offer:

  • Competitive monthly pay, with medical and dental benefits for full time employees
  • Training and advancement opportunities
  • Great Company Perks, such as:
    • Gym fee reimbursements
    • Access to sketchers discounts
    • 401k plan with match
    • Life Insurance for Full Time Employees
    • Cell phone discounts
    • Auto Repair Discounts
    • Opportunity to join different committees
    • Annual events open to friends and family
    • Pay-or-Play for your birthday
      • Pay – get a check for 8 hours of pay
      • Play – take 8 hours off
    • Supplemental insurance, such as Aflac, Legal Shield, etc
    • Employee Assistance Program, including legal and financial assistance
  • Employee appreciation opportunities, including but not limited to:
    • Free turkeys for Thanksgiving (Vegetarian/Vegan alternatives available) Subject to cancellation
    • Annual Holiday Celebration open to family and friends (Free pictures with Santa) Subject to cancellation
    • Paid Team Building Days
    • All Staff Meetings
    • DSP Appreciation Week
    • Annual Team Member Appreciation Banquet
    • Annual Anniversary Gifts
    • Opportunity to attend Annual Learning Institute.
      • Time when a portion of the agency attends a multi-day retreat to do trainings, team building activities, and networking

Position Openings

Click for position information on the following tabs:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have and show basic computer skills
  • Must be able to lift and transfer 25 pounds minimum, some positions may require more
  • Must pass required DHS background check. Fingerprints may be required.
    Please click here for a list of potentially disqualifying crimes and conditions.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a minimum of six (6) months of driving experience and be insurable through our organization’s insurance company. Please click here for a guide to driver acceptability
  • Complete and maintain all certifications as required by the position, PCL and other governing agencies
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain certification in Oregon Intervention System (training provided if hired)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain certification in CPR (training provided if hired)
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening. After employment, random, and reasonable suspicion drug testing.
  • We expect our employees to represent those we support and our agency in a professional manner
  • We have a variety of positions that may involve one or all of the following job duties: distributing medications, cooking, house cleaning, yard maintenance, handling challenging behaviors, and intimate care (including providing services to both males and females in the listed areas).
  • PCL’s Team members must be dependable and reliable. This includes arriving at work at the scheduled start time and following PCL’s Attendance and Punctuality Policy.
  • Able to schedule and coordinate multiple projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Well organized and attentive to detail
  • Cooperative and willing to learn
  • Able to operate all related computer applications and business machines
  • Ability to interpret various instructions
  • Ability to perform basic math skills
  • Ability to read a variety of books, magazines, instruction manuals and other related writings
  • Ability to prepare written reports using proper punctuation, spelling and grammar
  • Promote and implement PCL’s mission in the lives of those we support
  • Provide a stable living environment by promoting and attending to the individual’s right to respect and dignity, individual choice and input, and health and safety needs at all times.
  • Dependable, reliable and regular work attendance
  • Take pride in meeting deadlines and the quality of work they produce
  • Complete all duties related to being a Mandatory Abuse Reporter
  • Responding to emergency and/or crisis situations (may require physical intervention)

We provide an initial New Hire Orientation consisting of two (2) weeks of classroom and on-site training.

  • Typically the training is Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm
  • New Hire Orientation and On-Site Training is paid
  • Training must be completed within 60 days of hire
  • Training for Northern Oregon Division is held in Monmouth
  • Training for Southern Oregon Division is held in Grants Pass
  • PCL pays its Team Members one time a month, typically on the first business day of the month.
  • New Hire Training is paid at Orientation wages, which is minimum wage. After successfully completing New Hire Orientation and Core Competencies wages start from $13.00/hour-$14.00/hour, depending on location and service department.

Locations

This is a list of the different locations that we provide services.

Benton County: Corvallis and Philomath areas
Jackson County: Medford and Central Point areas
Josephine County: Grants Pass and Merlin areas
Lane County: Eugene area
Linn County: Albany, Lebanon, and Scio areas
Marion County: North Salem, South Salem, East Salem, and Keizer areas
Polk County: West Salem, Monmouth, Independence, and Dallas areas
Yamhill County: McMinville area

Shift Types

This is a list of the different types of shifts that we have available

Swing Shift: Hourly shift that generally starts between 2pm and 5pm and finishes between 8pm and 10pm

Weekend Shift: Hourly shift that is generally both Saturday and Sunday with each day starting between 7am and 10am and ending between 8pm and 11pm

Flex Shift: This is a shift where exact hours are based on the needs and activities of the person(s) living in the home. Generally, you will sit with your supervisor and people supported to review what activities and supports are needed in the upcoming week to two weeks to determine hours. The total flex hours listed are a guide to general hours per week, but specific times can vary.

Awake Overnight Shift: This shift has a $0.25 differential per hour. Hourly shift that generally starts between 8pm and 11pm and finishes between 6am and 9am. You are required to be awake for the entire shift to provide support to the people living there.

Live In Shift: This shift has a $0.50 differential per hour. This is generally a full time position in which you “live in” the home for the listed days/nights.

Each home has a live in room (a private bed, bedding, and storage for your personal items during sleep hours). There are 8 hours allocated to sleeping each night of the scheduled shift. These hours are not paid, but will be compensated in the event you are woken for assistance, or you will be given more set hours for sleep.

Direct Support Professional

A primary purpose of the DSP is to assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities and nation. This emphasis on empowerment and participation is critical because the prejudices of society form powerful barriers that prevent many people with mental or physical disabilities from enjoying a high quality of life. It is the mandate of the DSP to follow the individual path suggested by the unique gifts, preferences, and needs of each person they support, and to walk in partnership with the person, and those who love him or her, toward a life of opportunity, well-being, freedom, and contribution.

Types of Available Positions: Swing, Weekend, Live In, Flex Positions
(See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)

Direct Support Professional – Individualized Services

An Individualized Support Professional will support people with intellectual disabilities to live their lives as they choose and participate within their community. You may assist people with food preparation, personal health and hygiene needs, personal and household shopping, personal funds management and all required documentation. Successful candidates will be ethical, patient, reliable, communicative, compassionate, able to work independently, and adaptable.

This department has a $1.00 an hour differential
Must be able to drive your own vehicle and be reimbursed monthly for mileage

 

Types of Available Positions: Flex Positions
(See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)

Direct Support Professional – Transition & Children’s Services

This position will require advanced knowledge of mental health and positive behavioral support, advanced training expectations and when appropriate and necessary, sharing of overall department/team goals. This position must encourage the best practice of supporting people using evidence-based therapeutic models and environmental change to achieve consistent, stable and productive lives.

This department has a $1.00 an hour differential

 

Types of Available Positions: Swing, Weekend, Live In, Flex Positions
(See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)

Direct Support Professional – Area Relief & Mentor

A primary purpose of the DSP-AR is to assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities and nation. The DSP-AR is generally utilized when there are long-term openings or there is a need for additional staff. It is the role of the DSP-AR to provide a feeling of reassurance, stability, and support to the team members and people supported. They are role models, mentors, and ambassadors to the team members they work with and people they support.

This position requires that you be able to work a variety of shifts. Including, but not limited to, swings, awake overnights, and live in positions. (See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)
Working weekends (Saturday and Sunday) is a requirement for this position. The working location of your schedule is varied. You will receive your schedule at least two weeks in advance from your supervisor. You will also need to provide on-call support for one week every four to six weeks.

Wages start $16/hr, $17/hr after 6 months in position, 18/hr after 1 year in position

Other Positions

Listed below are other positions that PCL has available in the agency.
Please click on the button to view more information about the position.

Direct Support Professional – Individualized Services

An Individualized Support Professional will support people with intellectual disabilities to live their lives as they choose and participate within their community. You may assist people with food preparation, personal health and hygiene needs, personal and household shopping, personal funds management and all required documentation. Successful candidates will be ethical, patient, reliable, communicative, compassionate, able to work independently, and adaptable.

This department has a $1.00 an hour differential
Must be able to drive your own vehicle and be reimbursed monthly for mileage

 

Types of Available Positions: Flex Positions
(See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)

Other Positions

Listed below are other positions that PCL has available in the agency.
Please click on the button to view more information about the position.

Service Team Coordinator

The Service Team Coordinator in Training (STCT) is responsible for learning all the associated responsibilities for leading teams of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who provide services in the homes of people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and sometimes co-occurring mental illness. This position requires an individual with strong, or developing leadership/management skills: and ideally, a human services background. A successful STCT will be able to demonstrate how to ensure quality service delivery as well as compliance with State regulations and all agency policies. Additionally, a STCT will be able to learn/demonstrate the ability to lead through team development, open communication and also promote and challenge learning indicatives for those supervised and the people we support. This includes promoting a positive team attitude and be able to effectively respond to unexpected changes or demands.

As this STCT is an in-training position, it is expected that, upon completion of training and an open STC caseload occurs, that the person in this position will fill the open caseload and will transition to a new position of STC Apprentice (STCA) (salaried exempt, up to $3,300/monthly DOE).

Additional Essential Functions and Basic Duties

  • Effectively supervise assigned personnel, ensuring optimal performance and dedication to purpose
  • Provide leadership to assigned personnel through effective delegation, communication, and respect
  • Take pride in meeting deadlines, producing quality work and implementing PCL’s mission and values
  • Willing to recognize and promote an environment of high expectation and a supportive approach to conflict resolution
  • Promote and challenge learning initiatives for those supervised and those we support
  • Dedication to education and growth. Willing to modify, adapt and innovate
  • Willing to accept the role of “mentor and example” to other emerging professionals

Additional Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to multitask and define priority with scheduled duties
  • Extraordinary interpersonal communication skills and ability empathize with people experiencing challenges
  • Developed ability to remain organized, attentive to detail, and understanding of professionally ethics
  • Sound understanding of mental health diagnosis, support modalities, and co-occurring disorders
  • Effectively able to utilize computer and assistive technologies as required by the position standard
  • Understand and implement principles of the Oregon Intervention System (including use of Protective Physical Intervention)

Other Positions

Listed below are other positions that PCL has available in the agency.
Please click on the button to view more information about the position.

Direct Support Professional

A primary purpose of the DSP is to assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities and nation. This emphasis on empowerment and participation is critical because the prejudices of society form powerful barriers that prevent many people with mental or physical disabilities from enjoying a high quality of life. It is the mandate of the DSP to follow the individual path suggested by the unique gifts, preferences, and needs of each person they support, and to walk in partnership with the person, and those who love him or her, toward a life of opportunity, well-being, freedom, and contribution.

Types of Available Positions: Swing, Weekend, Live In, Flex Positions
(See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)

Direct Support Professional – Area Relief & Mentor

A primary purpose of the DSP-AR is to assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities and nation. The DSP-AR is generally utilized when there are long-term openings or there is a need for additional staff. It is the role of the DSP-AR to provide a feeling of reassurance, stability, and support to the team members and people supported. They are role models, mentors, and ambassadors to the team members they work with and people they support.

This position requires that you be able to work a variety of shifts. Including, but not limited to, swings, awake overnights, and live in positions. (See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)
Working weekends (Saturday and Sunday) is a requirement for this position. The working location of your schedule is varied. You will receive your schedule at least two weeks in advance from your supervisor. You will also need to provide on-call support for one week every four to six weeks.

Wages start $16/hr, $17/hr after 6 months in position, 18/hr after 1 year in position

Other Positions

Listed below are other positions that PCL has available in the agency.
Please click on the button to view more information about the position.

Direct Support Professional

A primary purpose of the DSP is to assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities and nation. This emphasis on empowerment and participation is critical because the prejudices of society form powerful barriers that prevent many people with mental or physical disabilities from enjoying a high quality of life. It is the mandate of the DSP to follow the individual path suggested by the unique gifts, preferences, and needs of each person they support, and to walk in partnership with the person, and those who love him or her, toward a life of opportunity, well-being, freedom, and contribution.

Types of Available Positions: Swing, Weekend, Live In, Flex Positions
(See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)

Direct Support Professional – Area Relief & Mentor

A primary purpose of the DSP-AR is to assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities and nation. The DSP-AR is generally utilized when there are long-term openings or there is a need for additional staff. It is the role of the DSP-AR to provide a feeling of reassurance, stability, and support to the team members and people supported. They are role models, mentors, and ambassadors to the team members they work with and people they support.

This position requires that you be able to work a variety of shifts. Including, but not limited to, swings, awake overnights, and live in positions. (See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)
Working weekends (Saturday and Sunday) is a requirement for this position. The working location of your schedule is varied. You will receive your schedule at least two weeks in advance from your supervisor. You will also need to provide on-call support for one week every four to six weeks.

Wages start $16/hr, $17/hr after 6 months in position, 18/hr after 1 year in position

Service Team Coordinator

The Service Team Coordinator in Training (STCT) is responsible for learning all the associated responsibilities for leading teams of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who provide services in the homes of people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and sometimes co-occurring mental illness. This position requires an individual with strong, or developing leadership/management skills: and ideally, a human services background. A successful STCT will be able to demonstrate how to ensure quality service delivery as well as compliance with State regulations and all agency policies. Additionally, a STCT will be able to learn/demonstrate the ability to lead through team development, open communication and also promote and challenge learning indicatives for those supervised and the people we support. This includes promoting a positive team attitude and be able to effectively respond to unexpected changes or demands.

As this STCT is an in-training position, it is expected that, upon completion of training and an open STC caseload occurs, that the person in this position will fill the open caseload and will transition to a new position of STC Apprentice (STCA) (salaried exempt, up to $3,300/monthly DOE).

Additional Essential Functions and Basic Duties

  • Effectively supervise assigned personnel, ensuring optimal performance and dedication to purpose
  • Provide leadership to assigned personnel through effective delegation, communication, and respect
  • Take pride in meeting deadlines, producing quality work and implementing PCL’s mission and values
  • Willing to recognize and promote an environment of high expectation and a supportive approach to conflict resolution
  • Promote and challenge learning initiatives for those supervised and those we support
  • Dedication to education and growth. Willing to modify, adapt and innovate
  • Willing to accept the role of “mentor and example” to other emerging professionals

Additional Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to multitask and define priority with scheduled duties
  • Extraordinary interpersonal communication skills and ability empathize with people experiencing challenges
  • Developed ability to remain organized, attentive to detail, and understanding of professionally ethics
  • Sound understanding of mental health diagnosis, support modalities, and co-occurring disorders
  • Effectively able to utilize computer and assistive technologies as required by the position standard
  • Understand and implement principles of the Oregon Intervention System (including use of Protective Physical Intervention)

Other Positions

Listed below are other positions that PCL has available in the agency.
Please click on the button to view more information about the position.

Direct Support Professional

A primary purpose of the DSP is to assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities and nation. This emphasis on empowerment and participation is critical because the prejudices of society form powerful barriers that prevent many people with mental or physical disabilities from enjoying a high quality of life. It is the mandate of the DSP to follow the individual path suggested by the unique gifts, preferences, and needs of each person they support, and to walk in partnership with the person, and those who love him or her, toward a life of opportunity, well-being, freedom, and contribution.

Types of Available Positions: Swing Position
(See Shift Types tab for shift descriptions)

Other Positions

Listed below are other positions that PCL has available in the agency.
Please click on the button to view more information about the position.

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