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Reaching For Independence, Inc. was founded in 2005, and provides support for adults with developmental disabilities in achieving their goals in a community based setting. Our dedicated staff assist people in finding employment, develop independent living skills, access community resources, and practice community safety skills.

The Direct Support Staff position is an especially important role at RFI. The objective of this role is to support people while they work to achieve the goals that they have identified as important to them. The DSP helps identify community activities and resources that will assist in developing the skills that will advance the person towards their goals.

RFI is looking for self-starters who can manage their time effectively. This position requires drive, flexibility, and a sense of accountability due to the always changing day-to-day working environment.
The role of a DSP will consist of supervision and transporting clients to job sites, community locations, and educational opportunities. Applicants must be 21 or older, able to pass a background check, pre-employment physical, drug test(including marijuana), have a clean driving record, and reliable transportation.
Must be COVID-19 vaccinated by employment start date as well as follow state guidelines for booster requirements.

RFI provides and pays for all initial training and continued on-the-job training.

RFI is looking for full time DSP available Monday through Friday 8-5pm as well as some positions with flexible schedules based on the needs of the person being supported.

Wage range: $17.50 and up based on experience.
Full time includes benefits: Low cost health plans, vision, life insurance, Aflac, health club membership, AirMedCare, paid holidays, sick leave, company paid COVID sick leave, vacation, attendance bonus (up to $400 per year) and year end bonuses. After six months, free dental plan, after one year, company matching 401k program.

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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Physical
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $17.50