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Direct Service Professionals (DSPs)

Location of Position


8350 Laramie Ave.
Skokie, IL 60077

Position Type

Full Time

How to Apply

Review the requirements and email your resume and cover letter to or whomever is listed in the position description.

Intake Process

  • Application Review: Screen applications to identify qualified candidates.
  • Initial Contact and Pre-Screening: Conduct brief phone or video calls to assess candidates’ interest and basic suitability.
  • Formal Interview: Perform in-depth interviews to evaluate candidates’ skills, cultural fit, and motivations.
  • Skills Assessment: Administer practical tests or tasks to measure candidates’ job-specific abilities.
  • Reference and Background Checks: Verify candidates’ professional history and credentials through references and background checks.

Position Description

DSPs assist with providing the individuals served with gaining, retaining or improving self-help, socialization and adaptive skills in the Community Day Services (CDS) Program.

– Assist individuals in activities within the CDS Program.
– Assist individuals with goals and tracking progress.
– Develop and implement meaningful group activities.
– Supervise community integration activities.

Requirements: Valid Driver’s License and a clear driving record; One or more years of on the job experience working with individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities; High School Diploma or equivalent; English reading/verbal/writing skills, math, interpersonal, organizational, ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Shifts Available: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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