Summer Direct Support Professional
Location: Whitehouse, OH Pemberville, OH

Position Description
Job Summary
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 seasonal summer 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 help educate, mentor and positively impact the lives of individuals with.

No experience necessary; paid training provided and the potential for continued employment after summer months if desired. Must be 18 years of age to apply with a high school diploma or equivalent.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Provide person-centered supports which requires flexibility, creativity and commitment
• Work in partnership with participants
• Document service delivery accurately, thoroughly and in a timely manner
• Promote communication, choice, independence, socialization, and empowerment for the participants

Qualifications and Skills
• Possess and uses empathy in all actions and interactions
• Effectively work in teams with co-workers and participants
• Ability to express patience in difficult situations
• Exceptional and adaptable oral communication

• Starting wage from $9.40 - $10.40 per hour based on experience
• Additional $0.40/hour paid for evenings, nights & weekends
• Potential to earn an additional $1 per hour within one year
• Flexible Scheduling
• Benefits package and paid holidays available based on job status.

Job Type: Seasonal
Salary: $9.40 to $10.40 /hour

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