Make a profound difference in someone’s life, the community and society. Become part of our team that has been providing hope, passion and purpose to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, and their families, since 1951. Shore Community Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, an unfavorable discharge from military service or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)

Full and part-time positions available supervising and training adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in Shore’s group homes and Community Integrated Living Arrangements (CILAs) in Skokie and Evanston.  Duties include:

  • Facilitate community outings using Shore vehicles.
  • Facilitate group activities by running curriculum based activities
  • Supervise individuals working on production, teach work skills, instruct individuals on packaging and assembly jobs, ensure accuracy of work and complete payroll.
  • Support individuals to reach their personal outcomes.

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 and basic computer skills.  Seeking candidates for afternoon positions e.g. 3-11 p.m., overnights and weekends.

Shore is convenient to mass transit, offers an outstanding benefits package, including a generous time off policy and pension, and proudly has one of the highest employee retention rates in the industry.

Developmental Trainer (Direct Support Professionals)

The Developmental Trainer will assist with providing the clients in care with gaining, retaining or improving self-help, socialization and adaptive skills in the Adult Services Day Programming.

– Assist individuals in activities within the Adult Day Services 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: MondayFriday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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