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Direct Support Professionals (DSP)

DSPs 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
$14 + hourly rate of pay
Knowledge of autism a plus

Please send your resume using the form.

    Intake Coordinator, Part-Time 

    Autism Delaware seeks a part-time Family Support Intake Coordinator to serve as the first point of contact between our clients and the agency. As such, this position often provides a client’s first impression of our agency and calls for someone who is calm, detail-oriented, has excellent listening skills, and can communicate a thorough understanding of the services offered by Autism Delaware.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: responding to new requests for services from families and other callers; explaining the agency’s services; scheduling callers’ first service appointments; tracking and documenting the intake process for each potential client; and working closely with the Authorization/Billing staff to secure the necessary documentation to request authorization for family support services. Accurate and consistent collection of utilization data is essential. The Intake Coordinator adheres to Autism Delaware’s policies and procedures, maintains client confidentiality, and adheres to all HIPAA requirements. Outstanding communication and organizational skills are required.

    View full job description here.

    E-mail cover letter and resume to Liz Carlisle, liz.carlisle@delautism.org.


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

    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


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