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Position Site/location Direct Service Professional New Options- ProAct- Shakopee


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 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 flexible and open to learning new skills.

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

*Must pass DHS background study.

*Must possess valid class B 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.

*May be required to pass DOT Physical; drug and alcohol testing.

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

Job Description: You will provide on-going support to participants enrolled in enrichment programming, life skills classes and/or at the work place. These supports are provided at either ProAct or in the community. Reporting and fact-to­ face counseling are also responsibilities of the Direct Service Professional. 

Assists individuals with development disabilities (high needs/high medical) with daily living skills, hygiene, community integration and social skills/job skills. Supervises and trains individuals in work settings. Completes and maintains daily records, charting, timecards, etc. 

Is required to provide transportation for individuals served including pick-up and drop off at residential programs and work sites; transportation on community outings, etc.

Hours: 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Monday- Friday 35 hours per week
Pay Scale: $14.00/hour-$15.00/hour
Benefits: PTO/Paid Holidays Medical/Dental/Life/LTD 401(k) Plan

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