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Direct Support Professional (Urgently hiring for Graveyard shift, weekend shift is required) (56379)

Volunteers of America Western Washington

Volunteers of America Western Washington

Customer Service
Paris, France · Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Details

DS Skagit - Mount Vernon, WA
Not Specified
$20.50 - $20.50 Hourly


Experience working with individuals with challenging behaviors preferred.

Are you an individual committed to making a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities? COME JOIN OUR TEAM, APPLY TODAY!

Volunteers of America Western Washington is seeking compassionate and dedicated employees who care and have a desire to make a difference in others’ lives by supporting and empowering every aspect of the lives of adults with disabilities. Since 1896, Volunteers of America Western Washington have supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, come be a part of what we do, and make a difference every day!


Direct Support Professional: Direct Support Professionals (DSP) provide support and training to the program clients by assisting them in the core service areas of health and safety, personal power and choice, positive recognition by self and others, community integration, and constructive relationships, and building skill competence.

Work Location: Multiple sites in Skagit County

Shifts Available:

Graveyard - 12am-8am and

Swing - 4pm-12pm

(limited availability for day shift on weekends only.)




  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to read and understand program requirements and perform required documentation.
  • Required to obtain an NAR, CNA, or HCA credential within 120 days of employment.
  • Must attend all scheduled training and complete LTC certification within 120 days of employment.
  • Washington State driver’s license and the ability to transport clients in an agency provided vehicle.
  • Must have and maintain an acceptable background check record per WAC 388-101D-0070 guidelines.
  • Must possess basic computer and internet skills.
  • Use a smartphone to clock in and out.


  • While performing the duties of this job, DSP is frequently required to read, speak, stand, walk, and sit.
  • Must be able to fulfill all documentation requirements, including documenting on the computer.
  • May be required to stand for long periods of time.
  • Required to physically assist some clients when transferring, bathing, toileting, and ambulating. Staff may need to physically lift or steady clients using approved methods.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Staff may be required to consent to drug or alcohol testing in the case of an automobile accident or reasonable suspicion.
  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job functions.


  • Vacation and Sick Time: accruals are based on hours worked, available to use after 30 days of employment.
  • Holidays: 8 paid per year
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA) – medical & dependent care
  • Free Employee Assistance program
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan matching
  • Paid travel time between clients; Mileage reimbursement; and free trainings