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Open Positions

  • Instructor

    Location: Glisan Office
    Classification:

    Instructor

    Location: Glisan Office and Various Locations

    Classification: On-Call Non-Exempt

    Ride Connection seeks dynamic and experienced instructor to join our pool of on-call instructors. The instructors will deliver scheduled classroom training in Portland Metro Area and throughout the state of Oregon. 

    Deliver one or more of the following curriculums:
    • Defensive Driving- Ride Connection curriculum
    • The Best Ride- Customer Service and Passenger Assistance- Ride Connection curriculum
    • First Aid/CPR- AHA or Red Cross certification (Must hold current certification)
    • PASS- Passenger Service and Safety- CTAA (Must hold current certification)
    • Wheelchair Securement- Ride Connection curriculum

    Required Qualifications
    • Experience teaching core subject area/s for which you are applying
    • Current instructor certification for subject areas (As applicable)
    • Ability and willingness to learn Ride Connection proprietary curriculum
    • Willing to travel (including overnight) throughout Oregon to deliver training courses
    • Ability and willingness to work Saturdays
    • Ability to commit to trainings 2-3 months in advance
    • Must have access to reliable transportation for employment purposes which may include evenings and weekends.  If using personal vehicle, must maintain proof of auto insurance and comply with State regulations
    • Maintain a driving record that meets or exceeds Ride Connection’s driver standards
    • Ability to pass a National Criminal Record Check which includes fingerprint identification

    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 on call position, not eligible for benefits. Compensation is $21.52 per hour. This posting is open until filled.

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  • Fiscal Specialist

    Location: Glisan Office
    Classification: Full time

    Ride Connection is looking for a friendly, dependable person who is passionate about helping people in our community lead more independent lives. We are seeking a Full-time Fiscal Specialist to join our team. You must submit a Ride Connection application as well as a resume and cover letter. Please read the job duties which can be found at www.rideconnection.org.  

    The Fiscal Specialist is an administrative confidential position that supports Ride Connection.  This position is responsible for assisting the Chief Financial Officer in the development and oversight of fiscal management and compliance tasks.  The position requires performance of general bookkeeping functions that include Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, Payroll, and General Ledger, Cash management, Reconciliations and preparation of other reports as assigned.  This position also includes service data collection, analysis, database management, report generation and auditing of service partners reports.

    Required Qualifications
    • BA degree in a related field or a High school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of 3 years experience with an emphasis on bookkeeping
    • Ability to pass a National Criminal Record Check which includes fingerprint identification
    • Experience in maintenance of computerized accounting records
    • Knowledge of GAAP
    • Proficient with Microsoft products including Excel spreadsheet formatting and computerized accounting software 
    • Knowledge of confidentiality rules
    • Demonstrated computer skills, and proficient with the Microsoft Office environment and related software
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to exercise good judgment, courtesy, and tact in public contact and handling problems

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience with government and foundation grants and transportation preferred.
    • Proficient with Financial Edge. 
    • Knowledge of RouteMatch software
    • Experience within the transportation field
    • Experience and passion working for a Non-Profit organization

    If you are ready for the challenge of managing multiple funding sources and payroll, join our team. Please visit www.rideconnection.org for an application and job description. In order to be considered for this position, you must submit a Ride Connection application as well as a resume and cover letter. For additional information, contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org.  This position is an hourly non-exempt position, eligible for benefits. Benefits include Employee paid medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and annual TriMet Pass. Compensation is $17.85/hr. 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 20 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 $16.30 per hour and benefits are available. This position is open until filled. 

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  • Driver - Gresham

    Location:
    Classification: Part Time

    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 a Part-time Driver to provide safe, reliable and courteous transportation services to older adults and people with disabilities.  This position only requires a Class C (Regular Driver’s License.) This position will average 20 hours a week working Monday through Friday. It is located in East County, Gresham. We are looking for trustworthy, dependable driver with a sense of humor and passion for helping people in our community lead more independent lives. 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 to speak and read 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. Compensation is $16.30 per hour and benefits are available. This position is open until filled.

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  • Travel Trainer

    Location: Glisan/Wilsonville
    Classification:

    Ride Connection is looking for a friendly, dependable person who is passionate about helping people in our community lead more independent lives. We are seeking a full-time Travel Trainer to join our team. This position will be working out of Wilsonville after the training has been completed. Training will take place in the Glisan office and should last up to 3 months. You must submit both an application as well as a resume and cover letter, in order to be considered. 

    The primary responsibility of the Travel Trainer is to conduct in-person assessments of customers seeking training and to instruct customers to travel safely and independently by accessing public transportation and other transportation alternatives as appropriate.

    Required Qualifications
    • High school diploma or equivalent, and three years’ experience in travel training or a related field 
    • Demonstrated training skills, comfortable leading groups of people, and speaking in front of people. 
    • Ability to adhere to competencies set forth in the Best Practice – A Guide to Travel Training. 
    • Strong interpersonal skills that allow effective working relationships with a diversity of people.
    • Demonstrated computer skills, and proficient with the Microsoft Office environment and related software.
    • No criminal history conviction including but not limited to any crimes committed against a person.
    • Maintain a driving record that meets or exceeds Ride Connection’s driver standards.
    • Ability to access reliable transportation.
    • Ability to organize and manage time effectively.
    • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends.
    • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience working with older adults and people with disabilities.
    • Familiarity with Portland Metropolitan area public transit system.
    • Spanish/English bilingual skills.

    If you are ready for the challenge of showing transportation options to older people and people with disabilities, join our team. In order to be considered for this position, you must submit both an application and a resume. Please visit www.rideconnection.org for an application and job description. To submit your material or for additional information, contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org.  This position is an hourly non-exempt full-time position, eligible for benefits. This position will be Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM and may require some evenings and weekends as needed. Compensation is $ 14.87 per hour with 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.