Program Supervisor – Orchard group home


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Community Access Services (CAS) is a non-profit organization that provides residential services and employment opportunities to individuals who experience intellectual, and developmental disabilities. We are seeking to hire an experienced, energetic and inspired individual to manage our Orchard group home in Clatskanie, Oregon.

The Program Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the daily operations in a home serving five individuals who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities. The primary responsibilities of this position include supervision of Direct Support Professionals, daily program management duties, and most importantly, oversight of the implementation of supported persons’ Individual Support Plans.

This position is also responsible for ensuring person centered services are delivered on a day to day basis, personnel and hiring responsibilities, coordinating/conducting staff training, and cultivating a work environment that contributes to the success of the agency’s mission. The Program Supervisor is responsible for the program’s compliance with all Oregon Administrative Rules as well as CAS’ Policies and Procedures, and must ensure that the living environment provided is consistent with supported individuals’ needs, preferences, and choices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as liaison to all agencies involved in services for individuals, i.e. vocational supports, Day Support Activities, other services requested or used by the individuals
  • Ensure maintenance of the home is completed in accordance with the schedule
  • Maintain contact with individuals’ families, advocates, community supports, and others who support the individual
  • Responsible for the management of individuals’ medications (e.g. maintain supply, supervise passing of medications, and documentation)
  • Act as an advocate for individual rights and choices
  • Is accessible to and monitors the services of consultants and other professionals providing services to the program
  • Supervise Direct Support Professionals
  • Coordinate trainings for staff to ensure their certifications are current
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings
  • Participate in required trainings
  • Process payroll
  • Make sure the assigned duties of staff are completed, including ISP Records and Tracking
  • Responsible for fiscal management of the home
  • Oversee resident funds
  • Oversee resident’s schedules and weekly appointments
  • Set staff schedule
  • Maintain required records
  • Adhere to OARs and relevant agency rules and regulations
  • Follow and uphold CAS policies and procedures
  • On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Perform other duties as directed/required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in the Social Services or related field, or has at least 3 years of experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including 1 year in a lead or supervisory role. A combination of the above may be considered.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office, and the ability to use a printer/scanner
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to qualify as a company driver (Licensed at least 2 years with no more then 3 driving infractions in a 3 year period)
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check (conducted by the State of Oregon DHS—more information about disqualifying crimes can be found here: (
  • Must be comfortable and able work in a home where a pet resides

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Perform work in a timely fashion
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to cope well in stressful situations
  • Outstanding written skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Work well with a variety of personalities

How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed application to Community Access Services, Attn: Heather Salek. We also welcome resumes and cover letters; however they aren’t required to apply with us. You are welcome to email your submission to Heather (at), fax to (503) 217-2127, mail or drop off in person to our satellite office located at 4506 SE Belmont Street, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97215.

An application can be downloaded here: If you are unable to print out the application, please let me know and I can mail you one.

Questions about the position? Please contact Rondi Grace,, Coordinator for Columbia County or (503) 380-2156 or Susan Gustavson, Associate Director: Susan (at), or (503) 268-9705

Benefit Package (Available to those working 30+ hours per week):

  • Medical/Dental/Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life
  • TDA/Pension Plan
  • Flex Spending Account (Medical/Child Care Options)
  • Paid Leave (PTO) includes 6 recognized holidays and anniversary day
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Training and Mileage

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