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Direct Support Professional (DSP), Part-Time and Full-Time
Autism Delaware is currently seeking flexible and dedicated individuals to work as DSPs in the New Castle County area.
We have immediate openings for full- and part-time work with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Successful applicants will develop and provide support strategies associated with placing and supporting people with unique abilities to help them find employment and participate in their communities through interning, volunteering and recreation. Autism Delaware provides the best services possible to our participants while allowing our DSP’s to use their skills, strengths, and talents to enrich the lives of those we support.
Advocacy Coordinator, Part-Time
The Part-time Advocacy Coordinator reports to the Executive Director, and works closely with the senior leadership team and other advocacy stakeholders in the community. The individual in this position represents Autism Delaware and the needs of Delaware’s autism community before the General Assembly, partnering with stakeholders and state and other nonprofit agencies to bring key issues affecting the autism community before these bodies; coordinate the activities of team and stakeholder members; draft policy and position statements; and attend key committee meetings throughout the state.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Family Support Provider, Part-Time
FSPs help families navigate educational, therapeutic, and social services systems, coach families on developing advocacy skills and making informed decisions, serve as an emotional support and positive role model to parents and caregivers, and work with families to solve problems related to the care of their child or youth. These tasks require scheduling regular meetings with their assigned families and maintaining documentation of services through an electronic database. Knowledge of Delaware service systems and the range of resources available is essential. The employee must be able to share that knowledge effectively during family meetings and consultation with professionals.