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.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
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!
This host offers accommodation and payment.
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.
you will be provided a place to live as a caregiver (your own room in a very cozy, clean home).
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Flexible- max 40 hours/week, 5 days