SSB Personal Agent I
Catholic Community Service of the Mid-Willamette Valley - Saint Helens, OR

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Essential Functions
  • Assist persons with developmental disabilities to plan, implement, arrange, and monitor their support services. Address the persons immediate concerns, using a person-centered plan, to identify their needs and wants.
  • Recognize personal strengths, to connect people with natural supports, resources, and professional supports.
  • Coordinate and connects individuals for service, makes initial contact, and monitor follow-up activity.
  • Assist people with finding satisfying solutions to problems and concerns.
  • Provide effective long-term strategies for improving the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities.
  • Develop individual budgets for consumer and monitors expenditures within budgets.
  • Provide information, education, and technical assistance to support individual with developmental disabilities.
  • Provide support to Friendship Connections, meeting community needs, to include developing neighborhood resources, analyzing system needs, coordinating new resources, and resolving access problems.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other agency personnel, community leaders, and neighborhood Friendship Connections members.
  • Coordinate training activity that supports individuals and families and promotes a sense of community.
Secondary Functions

  • Assist Team Leader with projects, programs and meetings as required.
  • Work as a collaborative team member to support and back up other Personal Agents as needed.

  • An undergraduate degree in human services field and 1 yr experience in the area of developmental disabilities,
  • or a combination of 5 years training, volunteer experience and/or other personal experience in the area of developmental disabilities. Experience working in a team setting. Reliable transportation; valid Oregon driver’s license with a driving record that permits coverage under the agency’s corporate auto liability policy; and personal automobile liability insurance. Previous experience in Person Centered Planning and Self-Determination preferred . Previous budget experience is helpful . Previous experience working with neighborhoods & human developmental councils preferred . Ability to communicate in Spanish or another second language is a plus .

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