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  • Direct Support Professional I

    Do you enjoy being able to help others and truly make a difference while also having the freedom to spend your NIGHTS and WEEKENDS relaxing or spending time with friends or family? As a Direct Support Professional with United Disability Services, you get all this and more!

    As a DSP, you will fulfill an instructor/trainer role and be directly involved in the instruction, training, and supervision of the individuals served, while assisting with personal care as needed. You will be helping the individuals served to learn and develop the skills needed to be included in the community.


    Become a part of our team and take part in many great benefits:

    • Paid Vacation and Sick
    • Health Insurance (Starting date of hire!)
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • HSA
    • 11 Paid Holidays (This includes a week-long Winter break!)
    • Employer Match Retirement Plan
    • Paid Life Insurance
    • Employee Referral Program ($250 per person referred!)
    • Hiring Bonus ($750 for full-time! $375 for part-time!)
    • Employee Assistance Program


    • This position is Monday through Friday **NO NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS**
    • Hours of Operation: 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Full-time and part-time available


    • High School Diploma / GED
    • Must pass a Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), physical and drug screen
    • Must have valid driver’s license
    • Two years driving experience with no more than 2 points
    • Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities desirable, but we will provide PAID training

    Pay: Starting at $12.84

    United Disability Services is a social service not-for-profit agency that has been meeting the social, vocational, community living, low vision and transportation needs of people with disabilities since 1949.

    Apply Now 

    Or send resume to: Selena (HR Generalist)

    Or mail to:

    Attn: HR (DSP I)
    United Disability Services
    701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311

    We provide and support inclusive, life-enriching options through person-centered programs and advocacy
    Equal Opportunity Employer
"My reward is watching people learn new things, making long lasting friends and the pure emotion I receive." A quote from Patty about working for UDS.

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