Do you want to make a positive change in your life and in others? As a Direct Support Professional, you will be more than a caregiver. You will help adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities live the life they choose as they actively participate in our community. Southern Oregon Aspire is a non-profit organization located in Grants Pass, Oregon making a vital difference in the lives of adults with Intellectual/Developmental disabilities.
We are hiring Direct Support Professionals for our residential programs, starting at $13.50/hr. FULL-TIME, PART-TIME and SUB positions are available.
Generous Company Paid Benefits:
Medical (Full Time)
Dental (Full Time)
Life Insurance (Full Time)
Short Term Disability
Employer matched Retirement program
Paid Time Off
Fully paid training
Start a career with Aspire and change your life today!
While there’s not a typical day for a Direct Support Professional, some of the things you may do each day include:
Providing personal support, skills training, and assistance to individuals in their residence.
Assisting with daily living activities, including preparing meals and assisting with personal hygiene.
Developing safe, supportive relationships.
Assisting and maintaining a clean, safe, living environment.
Performing personal support as needed. This may include assistance during mealtime, bedtime, dressing, bathing, peri-care, and physical transfers using approved techniques and equipment.
Providing transportation and assistance so individuals can live the life they choose and be an active part of the community.
Assist people to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities
Direct Support Professionals make a difference every day in the lives of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities!
To thrive in this career, applicants will:
Have a heart and a passion to make a difference and to help people become the best version of themselves.
Be Compassionate about the care and well-being of others.
Be 18 years & older, have HS Diploma or equivalent, and a current Driver’s License
Be able to lift 65 pounds
Have the ability to navigate around computers or tablets
Be able to pass pre-employment drug screening for illegal drugs and a criminal history background check.