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Life Without Limits For People With Disabilities


United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Oregon & SW Washington is a non-profit based in Portland, Oregon. We've been improving supports for people who experience disabilities since 1955.

 

Our mission is advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

 

We offer individualized supports, information, and advocacy services for people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities and their families throughout our region, and are committed to discovering new ways of helping them lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, that are full of personal choice and rich in community experiences and relationships.

 

Our values are:

 

  • Full Inclusion

  • Empowerment

  • Family Solidarity

  • Diversity

  • Teamwork


Awesome Summer Jobs!

Are you looking for a rewarding summer job—one where you get to work with kids and gain valuable resume-building skills? If so, United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon & SW Washington (UCP) might have the perfect job for you!

UCP is one of the top ranked non-profit employers in Oregon, and we’re currently seeking several “Summer Children’s Support Professionals” who will support kids who experience disabilities. You’ll get to make a difference everyday by supporting kids in attending camps, summer classes, and engaging community outings.

Note: This job is ideal for college students that are seeking a rewarding and skill-building position.

 

Why This Job Is Great:

  • We have work available in lots of areas, such as Beaverton, Clackamas, Canby, Gresham, and Portland.
  • We have many different hours available, such as days, evenings and/or weekends. You’ll probably average around 20-40 hours a week.
  • You’ll gain valuable resume-building skills such as learning how to implement behavior support plans, work with communication devices, and supporting kids to develop verbal, social, emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and motor skills.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to plan engaging recreational and community activities that help kids learn social, cognitive, and motor skills.

 

For more info and to apply, click here.