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Direct Support Professional - Community First

Company: Developmental Services Center
Location: Champaign
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Discover. Self. Community.Make a difference with DSC!Founded in 1972, DSC provides educational, professional, residential and behavioral support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Champaign and Ford counties. We have an excellent work environment where you will be part of a team that is positive, caring and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the people to whom we provide services. If you are seeking a rewarding and fulfilling job, we are currently hiring for the position of Direct Support Professional in the Community First Program. RESPONSIBILITIES:As a Community First DSP at DSC, you will support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through recreational activities, social events, educational groups, volunteering, and other areas of interest to enhance personal fulfillment and make greater connections with their community. Additionally, you will develop and lead small groups based on the expressed interest of program participants in areas of recreation, education, and art as well as facilitate the development of hobbies and interests through experiential opportunities in the community.REQUIREMENTS:High School diploma or equivalent. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Fundamental computer skills, including general web browsing and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel).Sufficient physical stamina and mobility for lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling.Valid driver's license and ability to drive DSC van.Full COVID-19 vaccination required.HOURS:40 hours a week WHAT WE OFFER YOU:All benefits start day 1 of employmentFREE Dental, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance80% of single health insurance coverage paid by the company401(k) with company matchHealth Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Dependent Care Account (DCA)VSP Vision Insurance STD, Critical Illness and Accident InsuranceLegal and Identity Theft Protection InsuranceEmployee Referral Program (up to $1000 per referral)21 days of paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays and 6 days of paid reserve sick leave per yearEmployee Assistance ProgramEOE

Keywords: Developmental Services Center, Champaign , Direct Support Professional - Community First, Other , Champaign, Illinois

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