Direct Support Professional in Erie, PA

Erie, United States
Direct Support Professional (DSP): Provide direct support services, companion services, and/or respite care to adults 21+ with Autism/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assists individuals in learning and developing new skills that will enhance opportunities for independence and inclusion. Support may occur in the home of the individual, or out in the community.
Community outings can include places such as recreational facilities, volunteer sites, grocery stores, medical appointments, and specialized therapies.
Ensure the safety and well-being of the participant, and maintains a safe environment at all times.
Assists with attaining independence goals as described in the individual’s ISP in order to progress with their independence as adults.

Weekend hours in Erie County
Part-time · $15 - $17 / hour