Mat-Su Services for Children & Adults
  • 08-Jul-2022 to Until Filled (AKST)
  • Wasilla, AK, USA
  • 14.00-14.58 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Become a Local Hero Today!

Direct Support Professional

Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Do you want a job that is personally fulfilling, creative, flexible, and rewarding? Does diversity, inclusion and advocacy matter to you? Then we want you to come check out MSSCA! We are looking for caring, creative, and energetic individuals to provide individualized services to people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their homes, out in the community, or in group homes.

MSSCA is a home grown non-profit that has been serving the Mat-Su Valley community since 1985. Direct Service Professionals at MSSCA receive extensive paid training, great job benefits, and the chance to make a lasting difference in someone's life.

As a Direct Service Professional, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Care for of the health and safety of MSSCA individuals we serve.
  • Help expand the freedom and independence of individuals while developing lasting relationships with other members of the community
  • Travel around the valley to provided needed support for individuals activities in personal or agency vehicles
  • Become a frontline journalist documenting individuals personal growth
  • Help and support individuals with their banking, budgeting and other financial needs
  • Be a mentor, friend, and cheering advocate

Hours of Work: Part-Time And Full-Time Positions

Must be available to work flexible hours, as needed. Evenings, weekend and holiday work required.

Here is the good stuff we offer (*conditions apply):

  • Paid Vacation & Sick leave (amount increases with tenure & accumulates based on hours worked)
  • Seven Paid Holidays
  • Paid Jury Duty & Funeral Leave
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Extensive Paid Training Program
  • Agency Paid Life Insurance*
  • Dental and Medical Insurance*

What you need to become a Hero:

  • Be 18+ years old & have High School Diploma or GED
  • Have a Driver's license for two (2) years and a car covered by insurance
  • A Current TB Test
  • Will need to agree to and pass a State of Alaska background check.
  • Two (2) Professional and Three (3) Personal references.

Apply Now!

MSSCA is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and consumer need.

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