Job Description Help us redefine what is possible with Autism. Bittersweet, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides residential, vocational, and recreational services to individuals with autism.
Bittersweet is seeking employees to work as Direct Support Professionals to help enrich lives and make a difference while providing you with a valuable work experience. Direct Support Professionals teach, mentor and positively impact the lives of individuals with disabilities through skills development in horticulture, culinary activities, janitorial work, our art department, and more. A wonderful career path for those interested in nursing, health care, social work/ social services, criminal justice, direct care, home health and those with a desire to help others.
• Starting wage from $9.40 - $10.40 per hour based on experience • Potential to earn an additional $1 per hour within one year. • Additional $0.40 per hour paid for evenings, nights, and weekends. • Flexible scheduling. • Second shift is from 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm M-F; also includes every other weekend • Enjoy hiking and other community trips while providing life skills to individuals with autism. • Benefits package and paid holidays available based on job status.
Gain valuable experience that can be applied to social work, nursing and education degrees.
REQUIREMENTS: High school Diploma or GED, No experience necessary; paid training provided.
About Bittersweet, Inc. Help us redefine what is possible with Autism. Bittersweet, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides residential, vocational, and recreational services to individuals with autism in a farmstead setting. For the past 30 years, we have found that a farm setting offers rich, varied, and abundant opportunities for self-paced, distraction-free activities that are perceived as immediately meaningful by our participants.
We are seeking employees to help enrich lives and make a difference. Our employees positively impact the lives of individuals with disabilities through teaching, mentoring, and partnering in meaningful activities and positive social interactions.