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Direct Service Professional/Life Skills Instructor

Eagan

Are you passionate about helping others in the growing human services field?  If so, come and join an energetic team committed to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities.  ProAct Inc is a private, non-profit organization looking for talented people with solid verbal and written communication skills and creative problem solving abilities.

Requirements: *High School diploma or general education degree (GED) with further training in health/rehabilitation or production preferred.   Six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

*Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

*Must be able to pass CPR and 1st Aid Certification.

*Must pass DHS background study.

*Must possess valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record; must be insurable at non-risk rates.

*Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis

*Must be able to pass DOT Physical (additional testing required as a result of DOT physical will not be paid by ProAct); drug and alcohol testing.

*Must have personal automobile and be willing to drive for company business.

Job Description: The Direct Service Professional provides ongoing support to participants enrolled in enrichment programming and life skills classes.  These supports are provided either at ProAct or in the community.  Reporting and face-to-face counseling are also responsibilities of the Direct Service Professional.

The Direct Service Professional also plans and prepares class curriculum/lesson plans.  Teaches classes on a daily basis.  Assists with behavior management plans.  Completes all record keeping in a timely and accurate manner, including but not limited to consumer time cards, case notes, behavior observation charts, seizure logs, daily logbook, and accident/injury reports.  Assists with consumer’s personal care needs including but not limited to toileting, feeding, food preparation/set-up, break room supervision, dressing and washing.  Provides daily coverage for bus duty and lunch duty.

Hours 8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Pay Scale: $13.00/hour – $15.00/hour
Benefits: PTO/Paid Holidays

Medical/Dental/Life/LTD/401(k) Plan

ProAct Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

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