Are you looking for a stable job that provides great opportunities for growth? Want a job that is considered “essential” so it won’t be eliminated due to COVID-19 challenges? Like the idea of functioning independently while helping other people? If so, a career as a Direct Support Professional may be just what you’ve been looking for.
About Skills of Central PA
Skills of Central PA (Skills) is a non-profit health and human services organization that provides services and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health challenges throughout central Pennsylvania. Skills was founded in 1960 so that people with disabilities could have paid work, gain social skills, and become more independent in the community. Today, Skills is one of the largest human service providers in central Pennsylvania, offering services in 17 counties throughout the region and employing more than 1,100 people in a variety of professional, clinical, and direct support roles. If you’re looking for a place where you can grow your career while helping people, give Skills a closer look!
Not just anyone can work at Skills. There are a few things you’ll need to succeed. But, if you’ve got what it takes, this may be the most rewarding career you’ll ever have.
About the Job
Skills is seeking a Direct Support Professional (DSP) to work in our residential group homes. DSPs are the key to the services we provide for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The job is not for everyone, but it is both challenging and rewarding. As a DSP you will:
Check out the videos on our Career site for more information about what it’s like to work at Skills!
About the Benefits
Skills offers a great benefits package and a work environment to match!
*For positions that qualify
About the Requirements
You do not need prior experience or a college degree to become a Direct Support Professional. In fact, we’ll provide all of the training and certification you need to be successful. There are a few simple requirements you’ll need for the position: