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“Amy” is an amazing young lady who came to HCRS in 2007; she had been placed in residential school due to her uncontrolled behavior issues and inconsistent home life and had a State appointed legal guardian. With the help of HCRS, Amy was placed in more stable home environment with a family that she had already established a relationship with during emergency respite care. With natural supports and the supports from HCRS; Amy has been able to establish a safe and more consistent relationship between herself and her biological family; she has been able to maintain gainful employment; and just last year was legally appointed to be her own guardian. Amy started working part-time at a grocery store and a department store. In 2010, Amy successfully completed a 3 month internship as a front desk clerk. This internship opportunity really helped build Amy’s vocational skills and professional self esteem. Since this internship, Amy has flourished at work and socially.

Direct Support Professional Community - Developmental Services - Windsor

Job Code 1030
Date Posted February 04, 2019
Program Direct Support Professional Community - Developmental Services - Windsor
Hours / Week 40
Description

Full time (40 hours/week) position is currently available in the Windsor area.

Would you like to work to help people live their best lives? We are looking for people who want to make a difference and help build community. As a Direct Support Professional, you will support the independence of adults who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is an opportunity to help the people we support to learn a variety of skills and to be a part of their community. Unlike many other jobs, no two days are likely to be the same here.

Required Skills In this role, it is important to be comfortable supporting people who use a wheelchair. There may be support needed with some personal care tasks. Compassion for others is crucial, as is the desire to learn. Applicant must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and insurance.
Education Experience and or education in working with adults with Intellectual Disabilities is preferred.
Location Windsor, VT
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