Job Details

Mobility Specialist - Bilingual

Ride Connection, Inc., NE Portland

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 12/24/2019

Mobility Specialist - Bilingual

At Ride Connection we’re passionate about moving people. Transportation lies at the heart of equity, allowing people access to the things they need to survive and thrive. Last year we provided over half a million free rides for older adults, people with disabilities, low-income individuals, rural residents and general public. We have built and continue to develop programs that allow us to provide the best option for each individual, suited to their level of need.

We are looking for someone who has a desire to impact our ability to provide more transportation options in the community by becoming a Mobility Specialist - Bilingual.

As Mobility Specialist - Bilingual you will be co-located with social service resources in an effort to provide wrap-around supports to eligible participants. The Mobility Specialist will serve as the Ride Connection representative at multiple Latino non-profit organizations. The overarching goal of this effort is to provide for a coordinated, comprehensive approach to enhancing an individual’s knowledge and ability to access appropriate transportation options independently..

Ride Connection is a nonprofit agency serving a diverse population and we place a high emphasis on diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Staff and volunteers are valued for the experience and unique viewpoints they bring to the job. Excellent benefits include healthcare for employee and dependents (partial paid) with generous paid time off.

Required Qualifications
• BA Degree in a related field with a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Additional education may be substituted for experience, and educational qualifications may be waived depending on work history
• Bilingual English/Spanish
• Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is it relates to public transport
• Demonstrated skills in group facilitation and effective public speaking

Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with Portland Metropolitan area public transit system
• Working knowledge/experience with paratransit eligibility processes

To apply, visit www.rideconnection.org/about-us/careers for an application and full job description. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter to jobs@rideconnection.org. Compensation is $19.27 per hour. Position is open until filled.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Complete details: https://rideconnection.org/about-us/careers