Direct Support Professional

Job Locations US-MN-Anoka
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/1/2018 11:11 AM)
# of Openings
Health/Human Services Workforce
Hiring Manager
Jodi Blume


Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities.



Rise offers competitive salaries, a fun, fast-paced work environment, and the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives!


Our Direct Support Professionals work directly with people with disabilities in a center-based setting so they can live a life filled with purpose.


Keywords: DSP, Direct Support Professional, Direct Care, Human Services, Social Services, Caregiving, PCA, Health Aide, Health Care, Full time. Andover, Ramsey, Champlin, Coon Rapids.


  • Provide direct support for people with disabilities
  • Supervise production jobs and provide training and resources to advance the work and social skills of persons served
  • Model appropriate behavior and interactions
  • Position may include lifting and transferring adults to/from wheelchairs and assist with personal care
  • Continually inspire personal growth in the people you support by establishing and achieving personal goals and implementing person-centered practices
  • Input information into Care Director database
  • Design innovative community integration activities (volunteering, outdoor, social) and support persons served on these community outings
  • Provide daily transportation of persons supported in Rise vans and buses

Qualifications & Benefits


  • Hardworking, flexible and ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Patience, kindness, and organizational skills
  • Open to or experience working with people with disabilities
  • Maintain calm demeanor in handling occasional difficult situations 
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds
  • Valid drivers license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required
  • Previous experience is helpful, but we are willing to train the right person!


Wage: 12.75 - no evenings or weekends 

Medical- 90% of employee coverage premium paid by Rise. Dental. 4% matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.  



An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer


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