Careers / Volunteers
If you are a caring, compassionate individual, who really wants to make a difference in someone’s life then we would like you to become a part of the dFs family! We provide opportunities for you to increase your skills through paid training opportunities. In addition to training opportunities, dFs provides a competitive benefit package. You can apply for some employment positions and other opportunities online.
Caring Individuals WANTED
Great Benefits which May Include:
- Medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Paid time off
- Weekend uplifts for residential positions
- Holiday uplifts
- Short-term disability insurance
- 401k retirement plan
- Employee referral incentives
- Discounts on cell phone services
- Travel reimbursement
- Educational leave
- Paid training
- Good opportunities to earn overtime pay
Residential Program Supervisor (RPS)
Residential Program Supervisors are the people who will lead clients to support in developing their individual Support Plan and Outcomes. Residential Program Supervisors write their plan, create charting, monitor their progress, and lead their meetings. Residential Program Supervisors monitor the amount of units clients use in order to help ensure they utilize their budget efficiently. Residential Program Supervisors are responsible for the ongoing monitoring of the individuals’ services and assuring individuals receive services as scheduled, and the ongoing management of the Direct Support Professionals assuring sites are maintained in a safe, secure manner. Clients are typically between the ages of 18 and 70+ years and have intellectual or developmental disabilities. Duties involve serving as an assistant to the Assistant Program Directors in the supervision of Direct Support Professionals. Some afternoon and evening hours required. Also involves occasional on-call responsibilities with other RPS staff, including weekdays, weekends, and/or holidays. Clients should contact their Residential Program Supervisor with any questions or concerns that they have.
Full-time salaried position (40 hours per week.) Includes major medical, dental, and vision insurance, short-term disability, life insurance, and employer sponsored retirement.
Applicants MUST have a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a human services field) and MUST have at least two (2) years of experience working directly with the intellectually and developmentally disabled. Applicants without education and experience as stated above NEED NOT APPLY.
All applicants must have excellent computer skills and be proficient with electronic devices. Applicants also must be a self-starter and be highly organized with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Supervisory experience a definite plus.
Position also requires successful clearances, negative drug screen, valid driver’s license for three (3) years or more, good driving record, reliable vehicle, auto insurance, and successful references.
Applicants without education and experience as stated above NEED NOT APPLY.
- Cover letter summarizing experience and education, referencing code RPS
- Professional resume
Submit the above listed documents to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (724) 346-0366.
Direct Service Professionals
The employees who provide direct care and support at dFs are called Direct Support Professionals. Our agency is committed to providing on-going training for our staff. We are required to give DSPs (24) hours of training per year, but we often surpass this expectation. We are constantly having our staff update their knowledge by having them go to trainings so we remain current with new approaches for support and the State’s philosophy. We also distribute materials for the staff to read and summarize regularly.
dFs has OPEN RECRUITMENT for Direct Service Professionals. See if you pre-qualify for the position!
Pre-application to Be a Lifesharing Provider
A Lifesharer provides a host home to a child or adult who has intellectual disabilities, and offer individuals the opportunity to be part of a family and community.