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Direct Support Person

Abilities Network, Inc
Columbia, MD
Closing date
Aug 19, 2022

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Help Desk Technician, IT
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Description Have a desire to help others? Enjoy community activities? Want to grow with a multiple year winner of the Baltimore Sun's Top Workplace award? Then Abilities Network is the employer for you! We're looking for Direct Support Professionals to work as part of our growing Community & Employment Partners Team, serving in the Howard County region. As a Direct Support Professional you will support individuals with neurodiversity to work toward personalized goals by utilizing and exploring their community's resources. Abilities Network puts an emphasis on community based participation, development and integration. This is a great opportunity to join a non-profit organization with an amazing culture and team environment. As well as a chance for you to grow with us promotionally, professionally and personally! At Abilities Network, we cultivate inclusive communities through relationships, innovation and high-quality services. We accomplish this by living close to our values of respect, well-being, reflection and courage and using them to guide our decision making. If you want to contribute to an organization of people passionate about using relationships to support the empowerment of others then we have a position where you can make a difference! Abilities Network offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits packaging including: Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Company paid Life/AD&D Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance 403(b) plan Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time Off, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Anniversary Day Off Tuition Reimbursement Mileage Reimbursement and Auto Allowance in every pay Employee Referral Bonus Program - earn up to $1,800 per hire! Also included in every position : A Sense of Pride - Knowing you and Abilities Network are assisting people find their path to independence. Making a Lasting Impact - You're making an immediate difference in someone's life as well as the community they live in. Personal and Professional Growth - Recognized and transferable certification opportunities, flexible scheduling, ownership and responsibility for your position. What will I do at Abilities Network? Assist individuals in working toward personal independence by supporting the acquisition and incorporation of new skills and building a system of natural supports. Deliver customized services tailored to each individual's preferences and personal goals. Provide on-the-job coaching to assist individuals in becoming independent on the job. Encourage the development of individual's interpersonal skills. What does Abilities Network need from me? High school diploma or equivalent, some college is preferred but not necessary. Must have valid driver's license and positive driving record with access to daily use of personal vehicle to travel within assigned region. Excellent understanding of time management. Strong ability to think creatively and develop solid internal and external relationships with resources in the community. Abilities Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, and status as a qualified individual with a disability, sexual orientation, or any other category covered by applicable law. Salary: $20 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

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