Part-Time Day Program - Direct Support Professional - THE ARC OF THE SHOALS

Posted: 05/02/2021

As a Day Program Direct Support Professional (DSP) you will be responsible for assisting and providing learning skills, self-direction, receptive and expressive language, etc. to adults in class area(s).
The DSP is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Participating, planning, coordinating, organizing, developing and directing activities in class room settings and community learning experiences
  • Assuring that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet participants' needs as in accordance to the individuals' physical, mental and psychological well-being 
  • The ability to demonstrate and welcome enhancement in problem solving skills and ability to develop conceptual alternatives
  • The ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing activities practices
  • Accept recommendations and directions from others in Leadership capacities
  • Computer and social media friendliness (Zoom setup, etc.)
  • High School Diploma/GED required; some college courses/credits preferred
  • Driver License with good record - Must be 21 years for age for insurance guidelines.  Passing the following screenings according to the guidelines set forth by Alabama Dept. of Mental Health, Medicaid and The Arc of the Shoals.  Screenings:  MVR (driver), Criminal Background, Drug and TB                                                                                                                                                             VACANCIES:  As assigned -  Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 2:30pm - up to 28 hours per wee

We are extending bonuses to recruit and provide incentives to new applicants. 
The Arc of the Shoals is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, gender, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.