Direct Support Professional

Owakihi, Inc. is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals to provide assistance to individuals in living an engaged and meaningful life. Examples of this could include using person-centered practices to:

  • Support someone to go grocery shopping
  • Teach someone how to cook a meal
  • Take someone out to visit with their friends
  • Take someone bowling
  • Help someone learn to manage their medications

In addition to providing direct care to the people supported this position will provide support to the designated Coordinator. This position also shares as part of the on-call rotation. Typical hours are evenings or weekends when individuals are not at school or work. We support adolescents and adults who need extra support in their day to day lives, including behavior management support. All training is paid. Basic Requirements for this position are:

  • Must have reached your 18th birthday
  • High-School diploma or equivalent
  • Driver’s License, car insurance, and reliable vehicle
  • Ability to pass a MN Department of Human Services background check
  • Passion and interest in person centered thinking and services
  • Ability to be flexible and think on your feet

We support people in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas. Owakihi seeks to match qualified applicants with individuals and gives consideration to your schedule preferences and location.We offer competitive wages and a person centered work environment that puts our employees first!

When applying for these positions please specify which area you are most interested in working in:

  • West St.Paul
  • South St.Paul
  • Inver Grove Heights
  • North St.Paul
  • Hastings
  • Apple Valley
  • Eagan
  • Forest Lake
  • Coon Rapids
  • Cambridge

While we cannot always guarantee a match to the exact location you are looking for we do try to take this into consideration when matching people with open positions! To apply for a Direct Support Professional position click here!

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