Direct Support Professional

Also known as Personal Support Worker

Work one on one with individuals that we serve. We have part time to full time work available.

This would be perfect for anyone wanting flexible night and weekend work as well.

(a) Be at least 18 years of age. 
 (b) Be legally eligible to work in the United States demonstrated by: 
 (A) A completed U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Form I-9; 
 (B) Other documents that prove legal ability to work in the United States; or 
 (C) A notarized letter from the Executive Director or Board of Directors acknowledging the agency understands the responsibility to maintain I-9s for all employees and attesting the agency has a completed I-9 for each employee. 
 (c) Hold a current, valid, and unrestricted professional license or certification where services and supervision requires specific professional education, training, and skill. 
 (d) Understand requirements of maintaining confidentiality and safeguarding individual information. 
 (e) Not be on the list of excluded or debarred providers maintained by the Office of the Inspector General. 
 (f) Be literate and capable of understanding written and oral orders. 
 (g) Be able to communicate with individuals, health care providers, case managers, and appropriate others. 
 (h) Be able to respond to emergency situations at all times services are being delivered. 
 (i) Be certified in CPR and First Aid by a recognized training agency within 90 calendar days of employment.  

(j) Receive 12 hours of job-related in-service training annually.  
(k) Have clear job responsibilities as described in a current signed and dated job description. 
 (l) If transporting individuals, have a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance in compliance with the laws of the Department of Motor Vehicles. 
 (m) Additional qualifications required by applicable program rules for the staff of an agency endorsed to those rules. 

Lead DSP - Shadowing

Train other workers in the field.

Have you been working in this field for a while? Are you proficient at what you do? Do you want to help others grow in this field?

We are looking for highly qualified providers looking to model the skills they have learned.

Must meet the DSP's job requirements plus 5 years experience as a DSP or PSW.

Executive Director

Looking for the one!

We are taking applications for an Executive Director Position. 

Executive Director

Reporting to the Owner, the Director provides leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure their business has the proper operational guidelines, administrative procedures, and personnel systems in place to effectively maintain organizational strength and efficiency. The Director also serves as liaison to community partners, collaborating to build and improve relationships and services when appropriate. The Director accomplishes their responsibilities through a collaborative, constructive and compassionate style, guided by 1st Choice mission and vision statements.


  • QED for all Crims background checks

  • Assist Owner in planning for growth and development Establish Client needs via Family Intake conferencing – working in conjunction with Clients, Family Member(s), and Personal Agents or Service Coordinators

  • Oversee recruitment of DSP’s

  • Ensure that each client has a personalized goal plan, protocols, missing person sheet as assigned in their ISP team

  • Manage all shift notes for services rendered into DCI billing system and check for fraud

  • Works directly with the bookkeeper to maintain a health budget

  • Maintain relationships with external entities to secure and expand services and revenue streams, as well as to promote 1st Choice mission and vision statements

  • Oversee Client services, ensuring the meaningful provision and delivery of program services to Clients

  • Provide day-to-day leadership and management for all employees, ensuring that all company activities operate consistently and ethically within company mission and vision statements

  • Foster a respectful, efficient, and positive work environment

  • Help with all office upkeep and cleaning

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management/Education/Human Services or at least 10 years of overall professional experience, and at least 5 years of program management and leadership experience

  • Reference and Background check approval, legal ability to work in the United States

  • Successful completion of Mandatory Abuse, HIPAA, Blood-borne Pathogen, and Person-Centered Language trainings

  • CPR/First Aid certified

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational management with the ability to develop and manage diverse teams

  • Adept in developing and implementing program strategies and leading teams to new levels of programmatic impact

This position is full time salaried position with travel throughout central Oregon required.

Time split between our Bend and Madras offices with the ability to work from home as well.

This position is paid salary as determined by the Owner.

Benefits include: See Benefit Package Options page


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541-699-6521 Bend Office

541-699-6521 Madras Office

Bend Office

2570 NE Twin Knolls Dr, Ste 125

Bend, OR 97701

Madras Office      

116 SE D Street, Ste D

Madras, OR 97741

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