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Direct Support Professional

Company: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.
Location: Moscow
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Our work environment includes:
* Growth opportunities
* Flexible working hours * *_Sign-on Bonus after 30 days!_*
* Flexible schedules. Perfect for College Students or as a second job.
* Paid internship opportunity for College Students in Social Science studies such as, Psychology, Sociology, Human Development and many others. Opportunities Unlimited, Inc (OUI) is a private, non-profit corporation that serves individuals with disabilities and/or disadvantages. We aim to improve people's lives by promoting their independence and inclusion within our community. At OUI our Caregivers have the job title Direct Support Professional. The 3 possible rolls of a Direct Support Professional 1. *Teach our group classes.* Groups run in our center Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm with up to 12 adult participants per class. Class topics include current events, communication, money and budgeting, personal boundaries, and more. 2. *Provide one-on-one services for our clients in their homes or in the community*. During this time, you will help the client achieve their self-determined goals including, budgeting, grocery shopping, cleaning, socializing in the community, etc. *Very flexible hours!!!**3. Lead group community classes.* Community classes last 1.5 hours each. We keep a one staff to three client ratio in these classes. DSPs take the clients out in the community to teach them about safety issues, such as crossing the street, stranger-danger, etc. You may lead a volunteer group or find fun activities to do in the community, such as walk around downtown, go to lunch, or play in the park! Many of our DSPs work in 2-3 of these rolls, though some choose to only teach classes or only provide 1:1 services. We want you to be in the job that fits your strengths! All positions require excellent communication skills, patience, problem-solving, attention to detail with documentation, safety awareness, and a genuine interest in the welfare of our clients. Opportunities Unlimited has offices in Lewiston, Grangeville and Moscow and is proud to be a regional leader. Employees are eligible for performance bonuses, paid mileage, and multiple care giving and training certifications payed for by the company. As a member of the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals, OUI is committed to the continual growth and training of it's employees as we recognize how impactful our Direct Support Professionals are on the lives of the people they serve. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: $14.00 - $21.00 per hour Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* Day shift
* Night shift Work Location: One location

Keywords: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc., Coeur d'Alene , Direct Support Professional, Other , Moscow, Idaho

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