Employment Opportunities

Direct Support Professional - currently hiring for full time, part time, and overnights

Direct Support Professionals assist people with developmental disabilities with maintaining an independent lifestyle. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with personal care, bathing, mealtime, positioning, lifting, assisting with housekeeping and cooking, shopping, social activities, employment activities, and involvement in the community.

Overnight DSPs ensure safety of people with developmental disabilities during sleeping hours. Some duties are: light housekeeping, cooking and getting people ready for the day.

  •  $11.00 hourly
  • $12.00 for overnight positions
  • Full Time and Part Time positions available
  • Benefit package for Full Time and Part Time positions  
  • 3, 4 or 5 day work weeks
  • Evening, weekend, and overnight schedules
  • Set schedules 
  • Paid on the job training
  • Casual dress
  • Fun work environment
  • Make a difference in peoples’ lives

Employment Specialist  - submit an online application and include a resume

The Employment Specialist position is a non-exempt position at Career Connections.  Knowledge of Vocational Rehabilitation programs is a plus.  An Associate or Bachelor degree in Human Services is preferred, but not required.  Must be able to pass the CESP certification test after 6 months of hire.  Candidate must be outgoing and willing to advocate for the hiring of people with disabilities.  Must be organized, possess good communication and computer skills, comprehensive report writing, and able to work independently.  Candidate must have excellent follow through with personnel from the Voc Rehab office, employers, teachers, and supervisor.  Typical hours are 8-5 pm Monday thru Friday, however, there are occasional weekends and nights when providing job coaching, situationals, or follow along.

All applicants must be 18 years old, have a valid drivers license, and have a High School Diploma or GED.

To protect the interests of the people we serve, all job offers are conditional pending acceptable results of a criminal background check, a substance abuse screening, a tuberculin screening, and a motor vehicle record check. 

APPLY NOW: http://www.lifequestsd.com/joinourteam/onlineapplication/

Benefit Summary:BENEFIT.doc