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Direct Support Professional

Location: Muskogee
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationMuskogee Location - Muskogee, OKPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelNoneTravel PercentageSome TravelJob ShiftAnyJob CategoryHealth CareDescriptionDirect Support Professional - Full TimeAre you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? If so, Volunteers of America Oklahoma (VOAOK) may be the right organization for you. Join our dedicated and talented team and make a personal, and fulfilling, contribution to the lives of the people we serve.We are looking for a Direct Support Professional to join VOAOK. The Direct Support Professional is primarily responsible for supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in their development of basic living and social skills with the primary goal of integrating them into the community to the best of their ability. Most work is done in the service recipient's home and will vary by the home and service recipient.Various shifts available - this program runs 24 hours a day / 7 days a week, 365 days a year including holidays.Perform, or assist service recipients in, basic domestic duties as needed (e.g., cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping).Transport service recipient to and from work, scheduled appointments, and recreational activities in a safe and timely manner.QualificationsRequirements:Possess a valid Oklahoma Driver's License, Auto Insurance, and a Social Security Card. Maintain an acceptable driving record, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation criminal history checks, and Community Service Registry Record checks. Have reliable transportation.Possess and maintain a working telephone contact number.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The ability to walk, stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl is required. Must be able to frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Frequent pushing and pulling (vacuums, wheelchairs, van doors, etc.) is also required.Preferred Education / Experience:High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred but not required.Experience providing services to people with developmental disabilities is preferred but not required.What we offer:A Collaborative Team EnvironmentA Culture of Acceptance and SupportProfessional DevelopmentEmployee Discount ProgramHealthcare BenefitsDisability and Life InsurancePaid Time OffAsk about qualifying for FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESSWhat are you waiting for? Apply today and come be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition! Learn more about us and apply at Us: VOAOK is a ministry of service dedicated to helping Oklahoma's most vulnerable including veterans, the aging, the homeless and the disabled. Our core strengths focus on providing safe, quality, affordable housing and supportive services to help individuals meet their basic daily living needs, thereby achieving steadily improving individualized levels of greater self-sufficiency. To learn more about Volunteer of America Oklahoma's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, click on the following link: #DEIatVOAOK EOE, including disability/vets

Keywords: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA OF OKLAHOMA, Broken Arrow , Direct Support Professional, Other , Muskogee, Oklahoma

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