Position Site/location Direct Service Professional New Options – 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: $15.00/hour
Benefits: PTO/Paid Holidays Medical/Dental/Life/LTD 401(k) Plan with company match

ProAct Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

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