Position Id

Direct Care Worker - $15+/hour DOE
Mesa, AZ

Supports members on their individual goals and daily routine. Provides care and love to the members in the home, offering support daily. Uses behavior management techniques to help de-escalate or redirect member behaviors. Responsible for cleaning household, preparing meals, and documenting daily logs. Provides a therapeutic approach during daily routine. Serves as a role model, servant leader, and surrogate parent for the members under his/her care.

Primary Functions:

  • Document daily progress notes
  • Prepare meals for members
  • Transport members to outings, appointments, and visits (if driver)
  • Provide support to and builds relationships with members in the home
  • Clean, do laundry, and any other household chores
  • Administer medications
  • Re-direct and de-escalate member behaviors
  • Able to safely and appropriately utilize Prevention and Support behavioral intervention standards when necessary
  • Provide assistance with member’s daily routine and goals

Additional Responsibilities, include but are not limited to:

  • Participate in monthly team meetings and agency wide trainings
  • Assist with client admission and discharge
  • Follow an assigned schedule for daily activities
  • Oversee members’ completion of daily living tasks
  • Follow house rules and schedules to provide consistency
  • Dispense medications
  • Complete daily progress notes
  • Maintain all DDD licensing standards
  • Grocery shopping and meal planning
  • Adhere to Article 9
  • Exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects
  • Use abdominal & lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing
  • Other duties assigned by House Manager


  • 18 years or older
  • Must be flexible
  • Must have reliable transportation and means of communication
  • Must be able to pass a background check to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance card from Arizona Department of Public Safety
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Google Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Must display and uphold Ohana company values at work and on any social media platform
  • Minimum training required: Prevention & Support, CPR, First Aid, Article 9

For more information, contact Christine Hawn at 602 788-5890 ext 123 or email at