Direct Support Professionals

SpArc Philadelphia
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Thu, 01/25/2018
Position Summary: 
The Direct Support Professionals help people make the leap to independence by assisting them as they explore their community and employment opportunities through new and exciting experiences.
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
 Duties include but are not limited to:  Assist assistants with on/off site employment  Safely transport participants in the community  Provide support including but not limited to feeding, bathroom support and general personal support.  Maintain and document progress notes.  Encourage and motivate participants to fully engage in new experiences and accomplish personal goals.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
Job Requirements: • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. • Clear criminal record, child abuse history, medical & drug screen. • Valid driver's license a plus but not required.
More Details: 
Join us Tuesday January 30th @ 10am prompt at SpArc Services 2350 West Westmoreland Street Phila. PA 19140 for a chance to tour our facility, meet our staff & participants and most importantly interview with hiring managers. Please bring your resume and dress for success.
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Register by sending an email including your resume & cover letter including the position DSP in the subject line of the email attendees should arrive @ 10:00am prompt and prepare to be there until aprox. 12:30pm. For more info about SpArc please visit
Additional Application Info: 
We have immediate openings for Direct Support Professionals in several departments. Vocational Training- The training center duplicates a workplace environment, preparing participants for off-site employment. Mon-Fri 8:15-4:14, PT to FT facility based + community based. Cultural Arts-Our goal is to bring a love and understanding of the arts to people with disabilities. Mon-Fri 8:15-4:14, PT to FT facility based + community based. In-Home & Community- Home and Community-Based Services provides assistance for people to achieve a more independent quality of life by providing access to their community in an exciting new way. PT only + per diem/pool opportunity (1:1) ratio, community based program (must be available nights & weekends)