Direct Support Professional in Wadena and Itasca Counties
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 primary job or second job for those over 18.
Keeping a home tidy
Written and verbal communications
Ability to make the most out of opportunities
Benefits Include: (dependent on status)
$150 sign-on bonus
Life, STDI, ADA insurance
Quarterly bonus opportunities
Shift differential pay
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."