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Job Opportunity: Direct Support Professional (15715):Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

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Direct Support Professional (15715)

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota


Organization Summary:

Lutheran Social Service MN  is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve .  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and compensates employees.  Consider joining us!
We are seeking for “person centered” employees to join us in our mission.  Is this you?  
Job location: Twin Cities Metro
Activity Area: Health and/or Disease Related
Job Category: Health/Human Services Workforce
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2018
Employment Type: Part Time
income: N/A

Primary tasks:

 As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) you will provide guidance and encouragement, through relationship building and direct interaction with individuals receiving services. You will advocate for the individuals in all aspects of life, including community engagement, while advocating for their distinct choice. You will support individuals in essential living expertise, assuring they are living the life that matches their hopes and dreams. You will provide transportation to appointments and other events. You will be required to maintain documentation, perform record keeping and participate in periodic meetings/training according to regulations and LSS standards.  


   » A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and the capability to pass a Motor Vehicle Check.
   » The capability to prosperously pass a background check.
   » Basic computer expertise.
   » Able to read and write in the English language.
   » The desire to help individuals with disabilities achieve their personal hopes and dreams.
Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or discapability.   We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.

Additional Info:

 This position will work every other weekend from 11:00 am - 8:00 pm (Saturday and Sunday).

Application Process:

An electronic application is required and may be completed at our website:
Once at the website click on the "View Current Employment Opportunities" button and search by Category "Services for Persons with Disabilities" or by requisition number 15715 with the Keyword Search box.
Should you have a need, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota will provide a reasonable accommodation to complete the application upon request. To request an accommodation to support your participation in the application or interview process, please email E-Mail: with your request. 


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Job Location: Minnesota
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 10/17/2018 / Viewed 58 times
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