Day Program - Direct Support Professional
Are you interested in joining the team of the oldest and largest provider of residential services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Colorado Springs? Cheyenne Village, Inc. is that place. Everyday we help people with disabilities lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. The work is both rewarding and fulfilling because of the positive impact we make on the lives of the people we serve. Our wages are competitive and we offer a comprehensive benefit package. How many jobs do you know where at the end of the day you can say I went bowling, swimming, and attended a cooking class while making a difference in the life of a person with disabilities.
As a DSP-SCC you support individuals with IDD in group and individual settings in pursuit of community involvement through leisure, volunteer and recreational activities in the community. This position assists and supports individuals to contribute to and participate in community activities, locations and relationships and promotes and supports individual choice in all activities, relationships and services. Activities may include such things as volunteering to deliver "Meals on Wheels", bowling, cooking classes, swimming or gym activities.
Ensures individual’s health and safety is monitored and protected at all times. Follow operational procedures regarding safety. Work with a team to address individual risks.
Skills / Requirements
Experience in human service or related field required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and e-mail. Maintains criminal and driving checks acceptable with State of Colorado, insurance carrier and Cheyenne Village, Inc. requirements. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Pay: $12 to $14.10/hour
Job Status: Full Time