Garten's mission is to support people with disabilities in their effort to contribute to the community through employment, career, and retirement opportunities.
Our actions increase society's awareness of human potential.

Program Assistant - Dallas, OR

Responsibilities Include:

- Assisting participants who desire to perform recreational or skill building activities
- Documenting and record keeping
- Assisting in administration of medications and associated record-keeping
- Providing assistance and personal care to participants in use of the restroom and in clean-up
- Ensuring confidentiality
- Effectively communicating and providing excellent customer service
- Acting as a positive role model
- Ensuring safe work practices and compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations are met


- Must have valid ODL and acceptable driving record
- Physically able to walk, stand, bend, twist, reach overhead, handle, stoop, kneel, grasp, and make repetitive motion of arms, hands, and wrists regularly throughout normal work shift
- Able to push/pull wheelchairs up to 200 lbs. and lift up to 100 lbs. with assistance frequently during normal work hours.
- Six months work experience, with preference given to those with experience working with seniors, fragile adults, and/or individuals with disabilities. 
- Must pass pre-employment drug test and criminal history background check. 

Our company offers excellent benefits including retirement, paid leave/holiday, medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance.  This is a full-time position (Schedule is Monday-Friday 7:30 am-4:00pm)

Applications are available at or may be picked up at:

500 Hawthorne Avenue SE, Salem, OR 97301

Submit applications and resumes to:

Mail: PO Box 13970, Salem 97309/Email: (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/Fax: (503)566-3434
AA/EOE/ADA Garten Services is an EarthWise certified corporation.

Position is open until filled.

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Apply at:
Garten Administration
Human Resources Office
500 Hawthorne Ave SE
Salem, OR 97301
Mail resume to:
Garten Services, Inc.
Human Resources Office
PO Box 13970
Salem, OR 97309
FAX resume to:
Fax # 503-566-3434