Careers with Westside Community Focus


Now Hiring Direct Support Staff

If you enjoy helping to make a difference in the lives of others, this  is the job for you! We are a great  non-profit organization looking to  hire some  fantastic staff to work with our developmentally disabled  clients. 

At Westside Community Focus we teach independent living skills, provide  housing (group homes), advocacy and other basic life skills and services  for adults with developmental disabilities. We strive to promote the  confidence and capability of our clients, encouraging them in obtaining  valuable life skills necessary to live successfully and productively in  the community. We have a large Independent Living Program and three  Group Homes.  We are seeking Full-Time staff for  Supported Living Program.      

Westside Community Focus is currently recruiting  Direct Support Staff for our Supported Living Program.

Clients in our Supported Living Program live independently in and around the Portland metro area.  Direct Support Staff, under the guidance of a Residential Coordinator, work to support the goals of the client, which could mean light housekeeping, community inclusion, nutrition and meal prep, grocery shopping, doctor's appointments and everything else which goes into basic living support.

We encourage people from all walks of life to apply. We will provide you with the training to do the job. 


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must pass a criminal background check per State of Oregon standards
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Driver's License and clean driving record are a plus! Preference will be given to those who can drive and own a car.


This job starts at $13.00 per hour.

Benefits for Full Time Staff Include:

  • 100% Paid Kaiser Permanente Medical, Dental and Vision the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
  • Generous PTO
  • 401K with 3% employer match after one year of FT employment.
  • Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance after one year of FT employment.
  • Mileage reimbursement if you drive your own vehicle.
  • Access to Supplemental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Worker's Advantage Discount Program

Benefits for Part-Time Staff Include:

  • Generous PTO
  • Mileage reimbursement if you drive your own vehicle.
  • Access to Supplemental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Worker's Advantage Discount Program


Please visit our booth at the following career fairs:

April 18, 2019 - Mt. Hood Community College Vista Dining 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham 11-3

April 30, 2019 - PCC Cascade Campus Gymnasium 600 N. Killingsworth Street 11-3

May 2, 2019 - Clark College 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA -  O'Connell Sports Center Gym 11-3



Please send your resume and cover letter to

No phone calls please.