Chariton Valley Association
  • Kirksville, MO, USA
  • 11.85
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Chariton Valley Association is seeking Full-Time Direct Support Professional staff for all shifts. Direct Support Professionals (DSP) assist individuals with disabilities by providing a range of services including community integration, self-help skills, some general nursing care, and overall daily living. Employees will receive paid training and certification in medication administration, CPR, First Aid, and more. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone seeking field experience in health care, mental health human services or the non-profit sector. Qualified candidates will be at least 18 years of age or older, posses a high school diploma or GED, be able to physically pull, push or lift 15-20 pounds on a daily basis and have a strong interest in helping others succeed and a caring disposition. Chariton Valley offers flexible scheduling and competitive wages. All employees receive regular raises, flexible schedules, and access to supplemental Aflac insurance options and a company EAP (Employee Assistance Program). 

As a Direct Support Professional, you will:

  • Help people live more independently and happily in their homes by working with them to achieve their goals
  • Assist with individuals in their day-to-day needs (transportation, preparing meals, etc.)
  • Go with people into the community to do activities (shopping, community events, movies, doctor appointments, etc.)
  • Provide encouragement and coaching to people who are working to develop daily living skills & healthy habits

Career Advancement:

Self-motivated individuals that wish to move forward on their career path will find many opportunities at Chariton Valley Association. From Direct Support to Supervisory and Management, this may be the lifelong career that could enrich your life and secure your future.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Dependable vehicle and valid car insurance
  • Be 18yrs of age or older

Salary: $11.85 /per hour. Direct care staff also receive enhanced pay during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Job Type: Full-Time

Full-Time Benefits Include:

  • Medical health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • 403b retirement and investment options
  • Vacation, Sick, and holiday pay
  • Company Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that includes
    • Discount Center & coupons
    • Legal, health, & Counseling services
    • Wellness Center
  • Supplemental insurance options from Aflac including:
    • Critical Care & Illness 
    • Accident insurance
    • Short Term disability
    • Term Life insurance
    • Cancer insurance
  • ID/Legal Shield 
    • Exclusive discount for Identity Theft and Legal services subscription. 

Schedule/Availability: Based on the needs of the program, including nights and weekends. 

Chariton Valley Association is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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