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Daily Living Skills Direct Support Professional / Caregiver

  • Opportunity Enterprises
  • 09/23/22
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • 46385
  • 12.00 / Monthly
  • Full-Time
Opportunity Enterprises in Valparaiso, IN is looking to hire a full-time Daily Living Skills Direct Support Professional / Caregiver to help implement a full day of social interaction, communication, mobility, and motor skills for our clients. Do you have a calm and caring demeanor? Would you like to join a well-respected human services organization and make a difference in your community? If so, please read on!

This entry-level caregiving position earns a competitive wage of $12/hour. We provide fantastic benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off (PTO), 8 paid holidays, a 401(k) with 5% company match, paid mileage, health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), an employee assistance program, and supplemental insurances. Additionally, we offer employee discounts on cell phones, employee recognition events, and casual Fridays. If this sounds like the right human services opportunity for you, apply today!


Founded in 1967, we are a nonprofit organization that strives to help individuals with developmental disabilities reach their fullest potential and live full, enriching lives. Recognized as one of the premier agencies serving those with disabilities, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a supportive environment where individuals can learn, increase their skills, and reach their maximum potential. We understand that every one of our clients has their own unique strengths and challenges. As such, our staff works one-on-one with each client and their family members to develop a comprehensive plan for care, support, and growth.

Our staff members are the lifeblood of our organization. We couldn't provide the exceptional services we do without them. To show our appreciation, we strive to create a positive team-oriented environment where our employees feel valued and are proud of the work that they do!


As an entry-level Daily Living Skills Direct Support Professional / Caregiver, you support people with developmental disabilities to live their best lives as independently as possible. You provide this caregiving service as part of our Daily Living Skills program. With enthusiasm, you provide for the personal care needs of those enrolled in our services. You carefully administer medication to clients on a routine or as-needed basis. Using effective teaching and mentoring techniques, you help our clients with setting and achieving goals. As necessary, you perform housekeeping duties to ensure a clean facility and sanitary equipment.

Conscientiously, you keep accurate and up-to-date documentation as well as promptly report any concerns about health or safety. In crisis situations, you are quick to intervene. You are a team player and are quick to offer support to your fellow staff members. You assist in maintaining operational and financial records for our clients and administer assessments as directed. Following the program schedule, you provide active treatment and execute the curriculum program. Helping individuals with developmental disabilities to lead self-fulfilling lives feels good, which is why you're perfect in this caregiving role!


18+ years of age
Ability to pass a background check, drug screening, and TB test upon hire
A heart for serving individuals with disabilities
Are you discreet with confidential information? Can you show compassion while maintaining professional boundaries? Do you have a "never give up" attitude? If yes, you might just be perfect for this entry-level human services position!


If you feel that you would be right for this entry-level human services job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Location: 46385

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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