Current Vacancies

Behavior Specialist

PURPOSE: Assist and/or facilitate positive behavior support plans, intervention (when necessary), and instructional teaching of direct staff regarding agreed upon plans and/or intervention plans. Will be working with a diversified community where a wide variety of day service activities with a focus on choice, enrichment, variety, and community inclusion are provided.

Must be over 18 years of age and possess a valid Oregon driver's license and be insurable by Step Forward Activities' insurance carrier;
Pass various State and Agency tests and training, including criminal background investigation designated as a Behavior Professional, 1st Aid and CPR certification, and others as maybe required;'Have or be able to obtain OIS Trainer Certification and participate and facilitate training as needed;
Previous support of those with developmental/intellectual disabilities;
Development of a positive behavior support plan describing the procedures and intervention needed to support the agreed upon strategies;
Teaching the plan to one or more direct care staff working with the identified person so they can implement the positive support plan;
Monitoring and reviewing the plan as needed.

Possess a Bachelor of Arts or Science (or equivalent in experience) in one of the following fields:

-Human Services
-Social Work
-Or human services related field.

Position requires travel within the service delivery area;
Physically able to lift up to 20 pounds (materials/equipment);
Effective use of laptop, cell phone, projector, and other mobile devices to exchange information within remote travel areas. 

Submit completed application and resume as follows: 

  • email:;
  • fax: (541)523-4136
  • mail: Step Forward Activities, Inc., PO Box 1070, Baker City, OR 97814
  • in person: 3720 10th Street, Baker City, OR 97814

Direct Support Professional - Respite (On-call)

Direct Support Professionals provide supports in the home and community. 

Must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver's license, and pass a criminal background check. 

Starting wage: $11.92/ hour