As Lead Mentor/Direct Support Professional you will help make a difference in a person’s life! This position entails working with individuals in a residential setting with developmental disabilities. Responsibilities include assisting with activities of daily living (i.e. cooking, housekeeping, self-care), helping individuals to become more active in the community (i.e. recreational activities, shopping, etc.), and financial assistance (i.e. budgeting money). You will help individuals learn new skills and become more independent. As Lead Staff you are responsible for overall household tasks, appointments, and activity schedules.
Hours are full time Monday through Friday 2pm - 10pm.
The ideal candidate will have experience working with individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities and behavioral strategies. Experience working in child care, elder care, CNA/nursing or social services are also desirable. A high school diploma or equivalent is required as well as the ability to pass criminal background checks. A valid drivers is license is also required.
We provide State of Illinois mandated training DSP and First Aid/CPR.
Please contact Ashley or Denise at 773-594-0921 or send resume to email@example.com or fax to 773-594-1238.
Active Visions, Inc. serves more than 500 children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. We strive to empower individuals and families, tailoring our services to meet unique needs. Our services include residential (CILA) management and oversight, facilitation of the Home Based Program, individual and group counseling services, and Customized Employment.