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Adolescent After School Program-Direct Support Professional

Company: Paragon Community Services
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Grow with us while providing care for the people who need it most.West Green Bay and Kewaunee locations available2pm-6:30pmMon-FriCan be flexible with days and hoursOur participants have many needs that brought them to us. Your work will empower our participants to endless possibilities - all while carving a career path for yourself. We ensure people with challenging special needs and those who serve them have the support they need to thrive.You will:Be part of a reliable, caring team that provides direct care and supervision to participants in an Adolescent Day Service with intellectual and developmental disabilitiesStrive to maximize personal growth, self-esteem, and happiness in every participantProvide greater independence and improve the lives of the people we serveAt Paragon Community Services, a MyPath company, we want you to succeed. When you join our team, you will be part of a supportive and engaging work environment built on Integrity, Accountability, and Team work. This program helps you meet the job requirements as well as build your career with us.Find your place. Be part of something bigger.Responsibilities:To succeed in this role, you must understand the emotional and developmental disabilities of the people you serve. You will be trained to use proper interventions and approaches while helping our participants with their daily needs.As a direct support professional, you will:Provide direct care and supervision for participants with disabilities related to activities, outings, personal cares, lunch, and transportationContribute to the overall health, safety, and welfare of those we serveEnsure focus on person centered goalsComplete essential paperworkParticipate in team building and attends team meetingsComplete required trainingsQualifications:To be considered for this job, you must meet the following requirements:Be 18 years or olderHave a High school diploma, or equivalentHave a valid Wisconsin Driver's licenseHave an acceptable driving record per company insurance guidelinesPrevious work experience preferredWAGES & BENEFITSSalary is based on experience and educationAll full-time employees of Paragon Community Services are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including:Paid trainingHealth, vision, dental, short-term disability, life and even pet insuranceHealth Savings Account or Flexible Spending AccountPaid time off - a new employee working 40 hours/week will earn about 168 hours of paid time off each year - more than four weeks401(k)Employee Stock Ownership PlanEmployee Assistance ProgramOUR CULTUREThere s more to Paragon Community Services than competitive pay and benefits. Paragon Community Services is part of MyPath companies, a 100% employee-owned organization that transforms lives. We do this by offering residential, educational, vocational and day programs for people with special needs.Each year, after your first year of employment with us, you will receive a part of your income in MyPath stock, making you an employee owner. This stock allocation is a company-funded benefit - no investment from employees is required. Yet, employee ownership goes beyond simply stock.At MyPath, we support an ownership culture throughout the organization. Our culture is based on our five beliefs and behaviors:PassionAccountabilityTeamworkOpennessContinuous Learning and InnovationAs an employee owner, you can expect transparency, respect and appreciation. You ll impact the place you work and map a career within Paragon Community Services or other MyPath companies. With your passion and our breadth of services, your options are nearly limitless!We are an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. M/F/D/V

Keywords: Paragon Community Services, Green Bay , Adolescent After School Program-Direct Support Professional, Other , Green Bay, Wisconsin

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