Job Descriptions


Direct Support Professional


Make a difference in someone's life. Feel good about on your contributions to our society. Guide our residents on Independent Living Skills, teach them hobbies, share outings with them, and mentor them on getting the most out of life.​

Beneficial Qualities in a candidate would be empathy and patience.

Hard working individuals are encouraged to join our team! Work as little as 1 or as many as 6 shifts a week during evenings or overnights or weekends. Great main job or second job for all of you over 18.


Skills needed:

  • Basic cooking

  • Keeping a home tidy

  • Written and verbal communications

  • Ability to make the most out of opportunities


Benefits Include:

  • $150 sign-on bonus

  • Paid training

  • PTO

  • Wellness plan

  • Referral bonuses

  • Shift differential pay 

  • $600 annual incentive plan

Designated Coordinator/Manager


This position is for someone who wants to make a difference in our residents' lives. As a DC you will oversee the program coordination of the 2 Wadena homes. You will assure each resident is provided with the guidance, encouragement, support, security and safety while working on their independent living skills. You will serve as their advocate for their health and wellness needs. You will monitor and administer medication and medical treatments.


You will be coordinating and working directly with the residents, their legal guardians, county workers, rep payees, medical professionals and RLS's support team members. You will be implementing and monitoring the residents plans, outcomes and guiding them to fulfill their goals, hopes and dreams.


You will be encouraging resident inclusion into their community through vocation, social events and volunteering opportunities.


The Designated Coordinator works with their team members with recruiting, training, and coaching. You will be responsible to maintain the required documentation and record keeping for the program, the residents and your team members.


This is a full-time position on mainly weekdays. You will need to work limited overnights, evenings, weekends and holidays. You will also need to remain on call for emergencies.

Position is available immediately.



  • College degree or diploma as required per state regulations

  • Two years of full-time work experience in providing direct care services

  • One year of experience in a supervisory role

  • A valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

  • Reliable transportation

  • Successfully meet the requirements of a background check

  • CPR/First Aid certification can be obtained after hire.


Benefits include:

  • $150 sign-on bonus

  • PTO

  • Wellness plan

  • Referral bonuses

  • Shift differential pay 

  • $600 annual incentive plan


What it means to you to be a DSP and why you love your job...

"Being a DSP to me means helping provide a happy and enjoyable environment for people and making a difference and good impact on lives in the community. I love being a DSP because seeing people happy brightens my day and makes me very happy for the,. Making a difference in their lives matters and having happy people to be around makes life so much more pleasant."

"Being a DSP to me means being able to provide a safe living environment, teach/help them with daily living skills, be here for them when they have problems or are going through a tough time.  Also be able to help them achieve their goals and wishes.The reason I love my job is because I love to see them smile and joke around. I love to interact with the girls and make a difference in their lives.  I love being able to help others."

"Being a DSP to me means serving the people that live here, ensuring what they need to fulfill their goals and be functional people in society. I love my job because I have a sincere passion for helping others."

"DSP is rewarding to me because I know I am here to help when needed. Even though I work the night shift I don't get to see the girls much,  it makes me happy I'm here if they need to talk or have a problem.  I've been in this field of work for many years and I love every minute."

"Being a DSP means assisting residents with everyday tasks as well as providing moral support through the ups and downs of their lives.. I love  my job as a DSP cause I get a chance to help change the lives of others by making their lives fun and exciting. I also enjoy helping residents fulfill their wishes and seeing a smile on their faces."

"Being a DSP has me assisting those  in need.  There's nothing like getting met at work with a smile and leaving with a house full of goodbyes. I can rest better knowing I made a difference."

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We offer paid training, flexible hours, advancement opportunities, a good working environment and an opportunity to build rewarding relationships. Residential Living Solutions, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.


Contact Human Resources

Call: (320) 351-4583

Fax: (320) 352-4300