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Employment Opportunities

Direct Support Professional (DSP)- currently hiring Residential DSPs 

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.

  •  $16.00 hourly
  • $17.00 hourly for overnight positions
  • Click link to see  DSP positions available
  • Benefit package for Full Time and Part Time positions  
  • 3, 4 or 5 day work weeks
  • Set schedules 
  • Paid on the job training
  • Casual dress
  • Fun work environment
  • Make a difference in peoples’ lives
  • Click link to see a DSP job description  

Director of 401 Create 
This position will help LifeQuest launch a new mission to create a space where all people can share, learn, and express themselves through creativity in meaningful and memorable ways. 
Essential Duties:  
Create an atmosphere of unity, respect and inclusion for all people who spend time at the location. Create and maintain a positive, active presence in the Mitchell and surrounding communities to promote community presence and inclusion. Create a space where people can engage and share with one another by matching the talents, desires and interests of people using services, with members of the Mitchell and surrounding communities. Be familiar with community events and activities and assist people to participate in meaningful ways by partnering with businesses, organizations, and community members. Coordinate and help to schedule various activities at the location for people to engage in. Promote 401 Create through speaking to community members, businesses, organization, clubs, groups.
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in public relations, communication, or the human services field, or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in the area of developmental disabilities. Minimum of one year of professional or management experience. Belief in the dignity and advancement of people with developmental disabilities is important.  Must have the presence, stature, and personality to effectively represent 401 Create to the community and its members.
Salary: 
$47,000 starting dependent on education and experience
Hours: 
Hours for this position vary,  but are typically between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional later evenings or weekends as needed.
To apply:  Submit an online application including cover letter and resume

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