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Direct Support Professional
● This position is responsible for developing a primary support and teaching relationship with people receiving services. Must demonstrate professionalism by respecting persons served rights. Able to think independently and complete all responsibilities with minimal supervision. Help person served set goals, make informed choices, and follow-through on responsibilities. Must have an understanding of HIPAA and how to maintain confidential information.
● Must be creative, able to problem solve, take initiative, have strong communication skills, create a positive learning environment, and the ability to relate to others with emotional intelligence. Learn and stay current with technology used for documentation, communication, and other work activities.
Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma/GED, have held a valid Driver’s License, able to pass a physical/drug screen, able to pass criminal background check, has own personal vehicle with proof of insurance, and able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
Preferred education: Associates or Bachelor’s degree (B. A.)
● Social Guides facilitate community-based activities for small groups of adults with developmental disabilities. This position helps people receiving services identify and participate in a variety of activities that promote increased independence, social skill development, and community inclusion.
● Must be able to advocate for the interests of others; have strong communication and problem-solving skills, maintain interpersonal relationships and organizational support of the program, and demonstrate the ability to teach and empower others.
Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma/GED, have a valid Driver’s License, able to pass a physical/drug screen, able to pass criminal background check, has own personal vehicle with proof of insurance, and have basic computer proficiency skills
Preferred education: Associates or Bachelor’s degree (B. A.); one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.