Help at an intentional community for people with intellectual disabilities in Portland, Oregan, USA


United States

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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a community where people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together. We invite you to become an assistant. Joining the community is an experience and adventure that will benefit you for the rest of your life, changing your outlook on life, human relationships, and what it means to be fully human.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Elderly Companion
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Charity work

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We provide a unique working experience where caregivers/assistants are constantly encouraged to learn, grow, and share their gifts. Beyond this, you will learn how to be a part of an inclusive and intentional community and live in the heart of beautiful Portland, OR!

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    If you are authorized to work in the US, Share life with individuals with and without intellectual disabilities. As an assistant, you will provide care for people with intellectual disabilities while sharing life with them in an intentional community. You will provide support in all sorts of ways, such as cooking, cleaning, administering medication, and supporting with the fostering of gifts, leadership, and goals of your housemates with intellectual disabilities.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    you will be provided a place to live as a caregiver (your own room in a very cozy, clean home).

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our homes are conveniently located in the Montavilla neighborhood, next to the base of Mt. Tabor, a beautiful urban park. Montavilla neighborhood is full of charming restaurants and things to do and is a short 15 minute bus ride from downtown and even shorter bus ride from other popular areas in E Portland. Assistants (or caregivers) are constantly engaging in fun outings and activities such as picnics, trips to the zoo, trying new restaurants and food carts, and just exploring Portland.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Flexible- max 40 hours/week, 5 days

Host ref number: 111681496948