Direct Support Professional-Supported Community Connector
Cheyenne Village, Inc., a local 501(c)(3), the largest and oldest provider of residential services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Colorado Springs is seeking qualified applicants for DSP-SCC positions. As a DSP-SCC you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 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.
As a Supported Community Connector 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, and swimming or gym activities.
Promotes individual choice in all activities, relationships, and services.
Competitive wages and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, and a 401(k) Safe Harbor plan. Cheyenne Village pays $7,560 annually toward annual benefit premiums for each employee.
Cheyenne Village is a qualified Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer. For more information, visit https://studentaid.edu.gov/sa/
Skills / Requirements
Experience in human services or related field preferred. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and e-mail.
Maintains acceptable criminal background and Department of Motor Vehicle checks. Maintain valid US driver's license.
Must be 18 years of age. Must become CPR, First Aid and QMAP certified. Certifications and training are paid for by Cheyenne Village, Inc.
Pay: $18.54 to $21.78/hour
Job Status: Full Time