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Open Positions

  • Training Specialist

    Location: Glisan Office
    Classification: FT

    Training Specialist
    Location: Glisan Office
    Classification: Full-Time; Non-Exempt

    Ride Connection seeks dynamic and experienced trainer to join our professional training team. The Training Specialist works in collaboration with the training team to deliver Ride Connection’s training programs and curriculums.  This position’s focus is on classroom instruction and may also provide backup for behind the wheel training and coaching as needed. 

    Required Qualifications
    • BA degree in a related field with a minimum of three years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience
    • 4 or more years of professional driving that includes coaching other drivers and training experience (including one-on-one instruction and formal instruction with groups of 20 or more) may be substituted for formal education
    • Demonstrated training skills and experience providing classroom based instruction
    • Ability and willingness to work an occasional Saturday 
    • Willing to travel as needed (including overnight travel) throughout Oregon to deliver training courses
    • Demonstrated computer skills and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office software

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Ability to speak other languages in addition to English
    • Current instructor certification in PASS, First Aid/CPR and/or other transportation related topics
    • Experience driving a larger passenger or other vehicle
    • Experience with older adults and/or people with disabilities

    If this sounds like you, please visit www.rideconnection.org for an application and job description. A cover letter, resume and application must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. For additional information or to submit your application material contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org. 

    This position is an hourly non-exempt full time position. Compensation is annualized at $40,851.00 and includes 12 paid holidays and 2 weeks paid vacation annually. The benefits package includes employer paid medical, dental, vision and long term disability insurance as well as an annual TriMet Pass for the employee. This position includes opportunity for professional development and growth. Additionally, Ride Connection ranked in the top 100 best non-profits to work for in Oregon in 2017 and is proud to have earned the When Work Works award for the past 6 consecutive years. This position is open until filled.

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  • Driver - Beaverton

    Location: Beaverton
    Classification: PT

    Do you have some time on your hands? Do you like driving? Do you want to give back to your community? We have a job for you. Ride Connection is seeking a Part-time Driver to provide safe, reliable and courteous transportation services to older adults and people with disabilities.  This is located at Beaverton. This position will average 30 hours per week. We are looking for trustworthy, dependable driver with a sense of humor and passion for helping people in our community lead more independent lives. You only need a regular driver’s license, not a CDL. A Ride Connection application must be submitted.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Customer service experience
    • Ability to work as a team member with a diverse group of people
    • Ability to work independently
    • Able to maintain a driving record that meets or exceeds Ride Connection’s driver standards
    • Experience operating a large vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license with five years driving experience and excellent driving record as recorded by the Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Ability to pass a national criminal record check which may include fingerprint identification.
    • Must be proficient in English

    Preferred qualifications: 
    • Ability to speak other languages in addition to English
    • Experience working with older adults and people with disabilities
    • Knowledge of the geographic area

    If this sounds like you, please visit www.rideconnection.org for application and job description. An application must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. For additional information or to submit your application material or to contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org.  This position is an hourly non-exempt part time position, eligible for benefits. Compensation is $14.87 per hour and benefits are available. This position closes at 5 pm on Thursday, September 14th. 

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  • Driver - Glisan - Floater

    Location: Glisan Office
    Classification: On Call

    Ride Connection is seeking an Floater Driver to provide safe, reliable and courteous transportation services to older adults and people with disabilities.  The driver will be working out of our Glisan Street office in Portland. We are looking for trustworthy, dependable driver with a sense of humor and passion for helping people in our community lead more independent lives. You only need a regular driver’s license, not a CDL. A Ride Connection application must be submitted. This position will have a schedule for 11 - 15 hours a week with the possibility of additional hours filling in for others. 

    Required Qualifications:
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Customer service experience
    • Ability to work as a team member with a diverse group of people
    • Ability to work independently
    • Able to maintain a driving record that meets or exceeds Ride Connection’s driver standards
    • Experience operating a large vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license with five years driving experience and excellent driving record as recorded by the Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Ability to pass a national criminal record check which may include fingerprint identification.
    • Must be proficient in English

    Preferred qualifications: 
    • Ability to speak other languages in addition to English
    • Experience working with older adults and people with disabilities
    • Knowledge of the geographic area

    If this sounds like you, please visit www.rideconnection.org for application and job description. An application must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. For additional information or to submit your application material or to contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org.  This position is an hourly non-exempt on call position, no benefits are available for the employee. Compensation is $16.36 per hour. This position is open until filled. 

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  • Driver - Mid + East County

    Location: Portland or Gresham
    Classification: PT

    Do you have some time on your hands? Do you like driving? Do you want to give back to your community? We have a job for you. Ride Connection is seeking two Part-time Drivers to provide safe, reliable and courteous transportation services to older adults and people with disabilities.  One is located at our Glisan Office and the other is at our Gresham Office. These positions will average 20 or 30 hours per week. We are looking for trustworthy, dependable driver with a sense of humor and passion for helping people in our community lead more independent lives. You only need a regular driver’s license, not a CDL. A Ride Connection application must be submitted.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Customer service experience
    • Ability to work as a team member with a diverse group of people
    • Ability to work independently
    • Able to maintain a driving record that meets or exceeds Ride Connection’s driver standards
    • Experience operating a large vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license with five years driving experience and excellent driving record as recorded by the Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Ability to pass a national criminal record check which may include fingerprint identification.
    • Must be proficient in English

    Preferred qualifications: 
    • Ability to speak other languages in addition to English
    • Experience working with older adults and people with disabilities
    • Knowledge of the geographic area

    If this sounds like you, please visit www.rideconnection.org for application and job description. An application must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. For additional information or to submit your application material or to contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org.  This position is an hourly non-exempt part time position, with benefits. Compensation is $14.87 per hour and paid benefits. This position is open until filled. 

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Ride Connection is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Ride Connection shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Ride Connection take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.