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 Specialist-Salem

Duties Include:

• Coordinating and conducting site-specific tours for prospective clients
• Assessing skills, capabilities and interests of individuals receiving services
• Training program participants to ensure achievement of ISP goals
• Ensuring implementation, documentation and tracking of ISP goals
• Providing team building, mentoring, and coaching
• Developing and maintaining proactive and positive relationships with all customers
• Ensuring all recordkeeping for caseload is current and accurate
• Ensuring medications are administered properly and that medical administration record keeping (MARS) is maintained

Specific Requirements:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent customer service, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
• Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Attentiveness to detail
• Ability to conduct assessments and identify barriers
• Ability to maintain accurate record keeping/documentation and generate reports
• Knowledge of training techniques with ability to train/instruct diverse workforce
• Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
• Skills in judgment, decision-making, and balancing multiple priorities
• Physical and mental ability to operate computer (Microsoft Office)
• Valid ODL, acceptable driving record, and proof of current vehicle insurance

Education and/or Experience Required:

• Minimum of 2-3 years experience working with/providing training to people with disabilities
• Associate Degree in rehabilitation, social work, or communication (equivalent training in a related field may substitute for 1 year of experience)

This is full-time, the hours are 10:30am-8:00pm, (M-F).  Starting wage is between $10.50/hr.-$12.00/hr.
A generous benefit package is available after a probationary period.

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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