Requisition Number: STLOU-INDCT-H-08-2020-02
Job Title: Weekend Companion Direct Support Professional
City: St. Charles
State: MO

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $175.00 per day

Weekend Companion Direct Support Professional

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Description/Job Summary

SHARED LIVING WEEKEND DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) 

You will be an independent contractor partnering with RHD’s Shared Living Program. RHD specializes in providing true person-centered services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.It will be your responsibility to assist clients in facilitating a meaningful and successful life in their communities. You will contract with RHD to provide daily and/or partial day support assignments with clients for whom RHD serves as a Shared Living Provider.

BENEFITS & PERKS:

  • Opportunity to Positively Impact Another’s Life
  • Flexible Schedule
  • FREE On the Job Training and Support
  • No Experience Necessary
  • Weekend Compensation Packages Valued Up to $175 Per Day to Start!

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Report to the client’s home for contracted support assignment.
  • Provide companionship/friendship/mentorship to the client as a positive role model.
  • Provide support and assistance to the client, including but not limited to:
    • Personal Hygiene
    • Medication administration
    • Meal Preparation
    • Housekeeping to maintain a clean and safe home
    • Household Budgeting
    • Assist in pursuing personal interests and goals
  • Complete documentation in compliance with requirements.
  • Schedule and attend medical appointments with the client and provide support in reporting any health concerns or changes to physicians and to RHD.
  • Honor choices and preferences as identified in the client’s Individual Support Plan.
  • Implement treatment protocols according to the client’s Behavior Support Plan as necessary.

Required Experience

  • Experience supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred, but NOT required
  • FREE training and support is provided by RHD

Required Education

High School Diploma/GED

Required Qualifications

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Reliable vehicle with current car insurance
  • Background check with no felony convictions (some misdemeanor offenses may disqualify)
  • Candidates must successfully complete required training

Program Summary

Resources for Human Development 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.


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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.