Direct Support Associate - Day Program
Easter Seals New Hampshire | Manchester, NH
For 80 years, Easterseals NH has provided exceptional services to ensure we change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day.
Direct Support Associates work one on one or in small groups with 2-3 individuals who have developmental disabilities to help them work towards achieving greater independence and community integration within all aspects of their lives. This includes facilitating high quality programming such as volunteerism, employment, socialization, recreational activities and daily living skills within their immediate community. In addition to facilitating and transporting clients to these activities, Direct Support Associates may also be responsible for physical assistance, personal care as well as behavioral support.
This position requires a High School Diploma or GED and 2 years of solid work experience and be at least 18 years of age. Employees are required to have a reliable vehicle and adequate insurance as well as a valid driver's license. A motor vehicle and criminal record check is a required part of our hiring process. This position is full time, Monday through Friday supporting an adult male with high risk behaviors in the community. This position is based in the Manchester and Nashua areas.
Full time positions offer benefits, including medical, dental, matching retirement, life insurance, potential for tuition reimbursement, a comprehensive paid orientation program as well as ongoing professional development with substantial room for growth within a nation wide human services agency. EOE