At your core, you believe that everyone has the right to direct their own life.
You understand that each
person is born with value and rights. You genuinely care about people,
and want nothing more than to see
those around you not only succeed, but thrive in what they do. You know that
takes effort and team work, and you are eager to do your part.
You like to communicate with people - on the phone, in person and in group
settings. You enjoy being part of a team - collaborating on issues, sharing
what you learn and asking others for help. Yet, you are self-motivated and
organized. Creatively looking at situations and problem-solving solutions
is fun for you.
Key tasks of the Personal Agent:
Identify the customer's strengths,
interests and abilities with a focus on their goals and dreams. Occasionally
helping customers see new possibilities for their lives.
Assess areas of need with consistently applied standards.
Develop person-centered plans; ensuring the customer's interests and
goals drive the process.
Connect customers with local resources that match their interests
Monitor the success and effectiveness of these supports; helping the
customer make adjustments as necessary to meet the their goals.
Wondering if you might be who we are looking for?
We are looking for someone with these skills and qualifications:
A bachelor degree in a Human Service Related field with relevant experience is
preferred. Minimum qualifications require at least 3 years
of experience in Human Services.
Knowledge of case management principles and the Oregon IDD service system.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. (bilingual abilities are a plus)
Comfortable and capable with computers.
Professionalism in both attitude and appearance.
Accepting of shifting and changing processes and procedures.
Courage and openness to receive constructive feedback.
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
while working under multiple deadlines.
Willingness to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
Reliable transportation, good driving record and ability to attend meetings
in various locations.
What can you expect from us?
A supportive and flexible
The resources, equipment and materials needed to do the job and do it well.
A commitment to manageable workloads.
An accessible work space.
Competitive wages and benefits package.
Even if you don't meet the requirements exactly, let us know why you think you
are the perfect candidate for this job. All applicants must submit a cover letter
(we actually read them and consider them in our decision-making process).