Direct Support Professional – Group Home


Easterseals UCP, a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia, seeks compassionate, caring, and dedicated individuals to become part-time Caregivers (internally called “Direct Service Providers” or DSPs) to our clients living with developmental disabilities or mental health challenges.  We are hiring for the following locations and shifts:

Part time: 

Part time: every other weekend from 8am on Saturday till Monday at 8am. Total hrs. would be 32. You are required to stay on site for the duration of your shift & clock out to sleep each night for 8hrs. In the event you had to get up in the night to assist a resident you would be compensated for your time. This would be working at our Mental Health Group Home located in Albemarle.

hat You’ll Do

Your care will make a huge difference in the lives of the people you will be helping. You will help our clients with their daily living activities, including employment support, as well as keep them socially engaged in activities so their days are enjoyable and meaningful. Daily documentation and reporting are required.

How You’ll Benefit

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. We offer a competitive hourly rate, flexible schedules, and paid training for completing the required courses below to provide you with key skills to help serve our clients:

  • CPR / First Aid
  • Crisis Intervention Techniques
  • Medication Administration
  • OSHA/Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP)
  • Seizure Management
  • Other training courses relevant to this position and your growth.

 Plus, if you regularly work more than 30 hours a week, you’ll receive the following fabulous benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must have a willingness to provide care in various community settings. We require a High School Diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license, good driving record and current auto insurance. You must also be willing to successfully complete a background check.

If you’re kind-hearted and seek a rewarding career opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, then please apply now at our website: OR by sending your resume to: 

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!