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Lead Direct Support Professional

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Job Description

Lead Direct Support Professional – CHOICES

Community * Hope * Opportunity * Independence * Careers * Empowerment * Success

Are you looking for a meaningful career? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities? If you answered yes, you should apply for a Lead Direct Support Professional with Volunteers of America, Dakotas CHOICES program AND become eligible for a $2,500 hiring bonus!

We are looking for individuals for full time Lead Direct Support Professionals in our residential settings. Primary hours needed are 7am – 3pm and 3pm to 11pm.  

Requirements; High School Diploma or GED, valid driver’s license with a good driving record, must be 18 years of age or older. Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written) with both internal staff and community partners.  A minimum of one year experience.

Primary responsibilities for a Direct Support Professional;

  • Track, document, schedule and transport individuals to medical appointments.
  • Ensure medical needs are reported and documented.
  • Provide safety-sensitive transportation services as needed.
  • Follow individual support plans and document daily.

Benefits:

In addition to finding a meaningful career in making a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities, these benefits may be available to you;

  • Shift Differential for weekend shifts between Friday 3pm – Monday 7am
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Flexible schedules
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending & Health Savings Account
  • Employer paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (5 FREE sessions)

Company Overview

  • Website voa-dakotas.org
  • Headquarters SIOUX FALLS, SD
  • Size 200 - 500
  • Founded 1972
  • Type
  • CEO PAM BOLLINGER
  • Revenue $10M - $50M
  • Industry Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit
  • About volunteers of america, dakotas
  • Our Mission: Volunteers of America, Dakotas is a nonprofit, spiritually based organization that reaches out to empower people of all ages to become healthier, self-sufficient, productive members of their communities. Administrative Office P.O. Box 89306 Sioux Falls, SD 57109-9306 (605) 334-1414 or (800) 365-8336

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