Resources For Human Development, Inc. PT Art Studio Direct Support Professional in Bridgeton, Missouri
FINE LINE STUDIOS IS HIRING CREATIVE PEOPLE!
Part-Time Direct Support Professionals Needed!
Being a Direct Support Professional at Fine Line Studios (FLS) is more than just a job, it's a rewarding opportunity to work in a creative environment by assisting people with special needs to explore the arts and express themselves. A DSP art staff is a creative and responsible individual able to collaborate with studio management, studio staff, and the artists we support in order to assist FLS artists in developing, organizing, and promoting their artwork both at the studio and in the community.
The schedule for this position is 2-3 days per week, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
How You Can Make a Real Impact:
Support individuals with disabilities in the activities of their daily life
Advocate for the dignity rights of every individual
Promote development and outcomes as outlined in the individual care plan
Support access to community resources
Uphold the RHD mission, vision, and values
What We Offer You:
Commitment to maintaining a values-based and trauma-informed environment for all
Scholarship program and tuition discounts at local and online colleges and universities
Employee Assistance Program
Competitive wages at $16.50 per hour
We Are Hiring Dynamic Team Members Who:
Are 18 years of age or older
Have a current, valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
Posses a high school diploma or GED
Are dedicated to enriching and improving the lives of others
Embody and uphold our organizational values
What You'll Love About RHD:
Commitment to Values: We are committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to the flexibility to meet the changing needs of all our partners and those we serve
Dedication to Wellness: We value and prioritize our employees' mental, physical, and emotional health by providing free, online fitness classes, nutrition services, counseling sessions, and webinars on various health-related topics
Investment in Growth: We offer programs and workshops to our staff that support furthering education and the development of leadership skills
A FLS Direct Support Professional Art Staff will be able to do the following:
-Facilitate groups of adults with disabilities in creating art with various art mediums.
-Provide supervision of individuals in accordance with the person-centered ISP; supporting someone to work towards outcomes identified in ISP and other Person-Centered Support Plans
-Complete required documentation Administer Medication Provide transportation to consumers Support consumers in activities of daily living, meal prep, toileting, hygiene, as appropriate
-Assist in Community Integration Activities and access to community Supports including medical appointments, social security access, etc.
-Complete all other miscellaneous tasks as assigned by supervisor
-Complete other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Program Director
Experience is not required, but creativity and art experience preferred. Experience in working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is not required, but also preferred.
High school diploma or GED
Valid driver's license
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to focus and multi-task, be flexible, and maintain composure during crisis.
Ability to exercise good judgement and initiative in providing services and supports to the artists.
Reliable and punctual.
RESOURCES FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT-MISSOURI
WHO WE ARE
Resources for Human Development (RHD) is a national human services non-profit founded in 1970, specializing in creating innovative, quality services that support people of all abilities and challenges wherever the need exists. We support more than 160 programs across 14 states, serving tens of thousands of people of all abilities every year. RHD maintains a corporate office in Philadelphia, which provides fiscal supervision, management oversight, support and encouragement, and technical assistance to its programs. RHD prides itself on its history of innovation, not only in the services we offer but also in our management approach rooted in RHD's Values. RHD is committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to the flexibility to meet the changing needs of all our partners and those we serve.
OUR MISSION RHD's mission is to provide caring, effective, and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as they work to achieve the highest level of independence possible and build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.
WHAT WE DO LOCALLY
Resources for Human Development has been delivering trauma informed, person centered services to people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri since 2008. RHD Missouri's Residential Program meets people's needs in a way that treats people with respect and dignity and places a premium on their quality of life. We provide residential services and community integration, as well as arts based day programs in St. Louis County, Saint Charles, and Kansas City.
WORK WITH US
At RHD Missouri, you can build a career you're proud of. With RHD you're a partner. We work together to help people to build successful lives both client and caregiver. RHD Missouri's day and residential programs strive to give individuals the opportunity and ability to create their own services and to be able to offer a support that fits their needs and preferences. We believe that RHD demonstrates its commitment to employees by listening and responding to employee concerns and inviting an ongoing dialogue to improve culture.
Together We Are Better, Together We Are RHD.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status