Here We Grow Again! Find a Direct Care Schedule to Fit Your Needs!
Here we grow again! I Am Boundless, Akron is growing, and we are looking to expand our direct care team! Will you join us? Apply today!
Would you like to help make a difference, enjoy excellent benefits, and join a fast-growing company? We might have a job for you. We are looking for a dedicated Direct Support Professional who shares our passion for helping others to join the I Am Boundless, Inc. team! Boundless is a fast-growing CQL- and CARF- accredited nonprofit organization with nearly 40 years of expertise. We are focused on supporting people with complex needs associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges to live a Boundless life.
Variety of Schedules and Excellent Pay
We have various openings to fit your schedule—Full-time, flex, PRN, and weekend specialist. Pay starts at $13 per hour and our weekend specialist make $15 per hour. Our flex and full-time positions are benefit eligible. We also offer on-site/on-call positions, where you get paid to sleep (sleep pay is $8.70 per hour).
As a part of Boundless, our DSP team members help to provide programs, services, and supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges. At Boundless, we value the person-centered approach to care celebrates each individual and encourages them to become active participants in the communities where they live, work, and play. Our mission is to inspire the potential of people. We invite you to become a part of our Boundless team. Join us and see the change happen.
Working for Boundless has many perks. Not only do we inspire the potential of those we serve, but those that are members of the Boundless team! We treat our team like family and offer advantages that allow you to focus, thrive, and grow. Enjoy excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a flexible spending plan, LegalShield, and generous paid time off. Are you looking to develop your skills? Boundless can offer you hard to find training, flexibility, and personal and professional opportunities.
What You Will be Doing
Do you enjoy outings, like bowling, shopping, or trips to the zoo? As a Direct Support Professional with Boundless, you will have the opportunity to engage in the lives of the individuals we serve by being a part of their day-to-day life. This part of the job is not only fun, but it ensures that those we serve are living their best lives and are a critical part of this role! As a person-centered organization, we are seeking individuals to join our team that embrace the same values we do--love, excellence, respect, empowerment, and well-being. These values guide everything we do.
Additionally, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing direct programming and dietary, laundry, toileting, housekeeping support. Our DSP team members work in conjunction with the extended Boundless team to ensure those that we serve can live a Boundless life. We'd welcome the opportunity to review your application and consider you for the Boundless team.
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Must be able to communicate in English, including both spoken and written
- First Aid, CPR - adult, child and infant; delegated nursing
- Valid Ohio Driver’s License with Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles--no more than five points on your driving record.
- Proof of auto insurance.
- One-year experience working with intellectually/developmentally disabled individuals.
Special Skills and Requirements:
- Must be detail oriented and have competent literacy and writing, documentation, communications and interpersonal abilities.
- Must be able to use tools and equipment as required – including pushing/pulling wheelchairs, lifting consumers with Hoyer lift
All candidates who have received an offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and health screen as applicable for the role.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.