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Direct Support Professionals

Description

To support adults with autism engaged in community-based activities through job coaching and social/recreational programming. Positions require a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Must use personal vehicle
Must be at least 21 years old
$13 – $15 hourly rate of pay
Knowledge of autism a plus

Please send your resume using the form.

    Bilingual (English/Spanish) Family Support Provider, Part-Time 

    Description

    Delaware’s leading nonprofit, private agency serving the autism community statewide seeks a parent who is fluent in both English and Spanish and who is the caregiver of a loved one with autism spectrum disorder. As such, they can bring their lived experience to bear in providing one-on-one support and education to both Spanish- and English-speaking families of children with autism. The Family Support Provider (FSP) must have leadership and partnership skills that can teach families how to get the support they need from the complex system of services that can make the day-to-day work of a parent of a child or youth with autism spectrum disorder extremely challenging, especially for those who face language barriers. 

    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.

    View the full job description here.

    Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, application and 3 references to Liz Carlisle, via email at liz.carlisle@delautism.org or postal mail at Autism Delaware, 924 Old Harmony Road. Suite 201, Newark, DE 19713

     

    Live-In Caregiver Opportunity  

    Description

    Autism Delaware, in collaboration with a family in our adult services, supported living pilot program, is seeking to find a live-in overnight caregiver for an individual with autism in exchange for a free room and amenities in the individual’s townhome.  The candidate will reside in their own bedroom/bathroom suite and be onsite Mon-Sun from 9:45p – 8:15a. This is not an awake position, as the individual rarely needs support at night. A great opportunity for someone with a day job in need of lodging!

    Candidate must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record. Before employment, applicants must pass state and federal background checks and COVID, TB tests, and drug screening.

    We prefer that the candidate has some experience as an in-home caregiver or direct support professional with the developmental disability population. 

    This setting is a drug, tobacco, and alcohol-free workplace.  

    This is a non-paid position

    Please click here for further details.

    Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume via email to resumes.power@delautism.org  

     

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