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    Direct Support Professional (C)

    Chantilly, VA 20151
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Do you want to make a difference in someone's life, and give back to the community? Why join MVLE?

    MVLE is Working with Purpose to employ and support individuals living with disabilities.

    Since 1971 MVLE has believed in and created

    • Opportunities for individual with disabilities to find their independence through community-based social activities, supported employment, and customized skills training
    • Strong business and community partnerships;
    • Relationships with government and affiliate agencies;
    • a competitive and reliable workforce to build inclusion in our community.

    Our Mission: To create futures one person at a time for people with disabilities and other barriers through employment and support services.

    Our Vision: Utilizing best business practices, MVLE will encourage personal and professional growth for people living with disabilities.

    Position Summary for Essential Functions

    We are currently seeking Direct Support Professionals to employ. This position is full-time. Shifts are 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. In this role, the employee trains persons with disabilities in acclimating within a work environment and offers guidance and support for the individual to appropriately transition into work. As a Direct Support Professional, you will also provide training, coaching, mentoring and counseling to adults with disabilities in the areas of appropriate work attitudes, employee ability, work skills specific to individuals’ employment, and social and communication skills.

    Education: Associate degree in human services, behavior management, psychology, or related field, or equivalent experience preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of one year of customer service experience required. One year or more of working with persons with disabilities in vocational, residential, a vocational program or setting is preferred. A valid driver’s license with fewer than -6 points is required. Will be required to drive a company vehicle for group outings. May need US Citizenship if working a federal site that is secure.

    MVLE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy that we will not discriminate against any person based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability or veteran status.

    We provide a drug-free and smoke-free workplace for all employees.

    Company Description

    MVLE is a private not-for-profit 501(c) 3 tax exempt organization, incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia. MVLE is CARF accredited; licensed by the State of Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; an approved Ability One vendor; an authorized vendor for the Department of Rehabilitative Services and the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services; and a recipient of United Way funding and support. Additionally, MVLE has long established purchase of service relationships with the Community Services Boards of Arlington County, City of Alexandria, Fairfax County/ Falls Church City and Prince William County.
    Posting ID: 563109224Posted: 2021-01-25