GIVING HOPE HAS ITS REWARDS
Edwards Center is a non-profit organization that prides itself on providing outstanding support and care for adults with developmental disabilities in both residential and occupational settings. And we’re always looking for caring, dedicated people to help in our mission.
At Edwards Center, we embrace human variety among our residents, participants, and employees alike. We encourage job candidates of all kinds to apply to join us, and we equally support all employees in realizing their potential.
We’re Always Looking For Caring,
Dedicated People To Help!
DAY SUPPORT ACTIVITIES
Join our Day Support Activities (DSA) program to actively support our participants in skill building and working towards their personal goals out in their community. Activities are tailored towards each individual’s likes and interests and could include outings in the park, going to the store, or exploring nearby attractions and museums.
Join our Employment Program to actively assist our participants in finding and keeping jobs in the local community by providing one-to-one coaching at their place of work.
Join our Residential Program to support our participants in all aspects of their daily home life and living the life they most want to live. The DSP roles in Residential are all about engagement with the individuals we provide services for, whether it be activities within the house or community-based adventures.
Conact us today to learn more about our exciting, flexible, and rewarding career opportunities!
If you’re interested, please contact us. But before you do, here are answers to a few common questions.
Previous experience is certainly helpful, but not required to work with Edwards Center. We provide training that begins before you’re assigned to a position, and which continues during employment. We also have a mentorship program which provides comprehensive leadership for those interested in growth, professional development and possible advancement. To be eligible to work at Edwards Center, you must pass a criminal history check (conducted prior to pre-service training). A good driving record is also required for most positions. Applicants must be 18 or older.
We currently offer programs in Aloha, Beaverton, Clackamas, Gladstone, Hillsboro, Milwaukie, Oak Grove, and Oregon City.
Edwards Center provides services 24 hours a day so schedules can range anywhere from day and swing hours to overnight, weekend and block shifts. Schedules are typically student-friendly and fit easily with other employment. Although the majority of shifts are full-time, part-time and relief shifts are also available.
WAGES & BENEFITS
Most of our jobs are hourly, and entry-level wages start at a competitive rate. We offer health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, one personal day each calendar year, short and long-term disability, life insurance, a 403B tax-sheltered annuity, nine paid holidays, and an Employee Assistance program.
To apply for employment with Edwards Center, contact Human Resources by phone at 503.466.2171, X 118. Interviews are conducted by appointment, Monday through Friday from 9 am until 3 pm at the Edwards Center Corporate Office in Beaverton or at the Edwards Center Milwaukie location. If you’d like to contact Human Resources by email, please fill out the form below.