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Req. No. 18-0398
Program Counselor
Assist people with disabilities
Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Schedule:
Education:
High School/GED
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
Compensation:
Special Note:

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) is responsible for providing direct services to the persons served, including safe transportation to activities, assisting with meals, developing skills and supervision for safety. The DSP is responsible for working cooperatively with the Program Director and other staff in developing, implementing and evaluating care and programming for persons served.

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) is responsible to the Program Director. The DSP should follow up directly with the Program Director on any program or personnel issues within SLS program. The DSP should follow up with the Program Coordinator in areas related to activity or maintenance needs of vehicles and equipment.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a high school diploma or GED certification and some education, training and/or experience in a related area. Must have all of the following:

  • A sincere desire to provide direct service to individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • The ability to make sound judgments when given guidance and priorities.
  • The ability to work as a team member to maintain consistency and quality in programming.
  • The ability to exchange support, constructive criticism and ideas with other staff members.

Communicating effectively with persons served, other direct care staff and team members is a vital part of this job. For this reason, Dungarvin requires both oral and written English language proficiency in this position.

Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.


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