Teamwork. Integrity. Excellence. We are Aspire. Voted as one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work for in Chicago in 2015, 2016, and 2017 we know that Together, We’re Better!
In addition to our robust benefits package, we offer a starting pay rate of $11.50/hr.
Direct Support Professionals assist adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in a residential living environment.
Tasks for a Direct Support Professional include:
Helping adult participants with daily activities
Accompanying adult participants to doctor appointments
Cooking and serving meals
Performing light housekeeping duties
The ideal candidate should display in his or her resume the following assets: an attitude of respect for people with disabilities, physical fitness, a high degree of professionalism, effective communication, attention to detail, and pro-activity.
High School Diploma/GED.
Valid Driver’s License with good driving record.
Ability to maintain PACE driver certification.
Minimum 23 years of age.
Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities preferred.
Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence.
Teamwork. Integrity. Excellence. We are Aspire. Voted as one of the ‘Best and Brightest Companies to work for in the nation, in 2015, 2016 and 2017, we know that Together, We’re Better!
Aspire was founded in 1960 and is recognized as a leader in providing bold, pioneering, and uncompromising services to kids and adults with developmental disabilities, their families and the community through our four enterprises: Aspire Kids, Aspire Living, Aspire Careers and Aspire CoffeeWorks. We are one of the most innovative human service non-profits in the Midwest with an incredibly talented and dedicated team of more than 200 that serves nearly 1,000 kids and adults every year.