Work in Ames

Direct Support Professional

Company Name:
Mainstream Living, Inc.
Company Description:

Mainstream Living provides housing, medical, employment, community integration, and a variety of other supportive services. Serving you and your loved ones drives us to offer unique programs in a broad range spectrum. While we help individuals to realize their potential, their needs determine our services. We are the bricklayers in the path that support the people we serve, constantly making forward movement to fulfill our mission and impact lives. Mainstream Living is a vibrant, relevant, and lasting establishment; guaranteeing care long after today has passed.

Job Type:
Part Time
Posted Date:
August 11, 2023
Deadline Date:
December 19, 2023
Job Categories:
Health Care, Nonprofit, Social Services
Home Base Iowa Company:
Job Description:

Mainstream Living is looking for compassionate and dedicated individuals to provide in-home and community support to adults with intellectual disabilities.  Whether helping others has always been your calling or you're looking to try something new, we invite you to be a part of something that we think is pretty awesome. 

Each individual we support has unique goals and needs, and that makes every day at Mainstream exciting and different.  As a Direct Support Professional, you’ll help our members work towards greater independence in their homes and in the community, all while gaining valuable experience and making a difference in the lives of others.  Full or part time shifts of all kinds are available including, day, evening, overnight, paid sleep shifts, and more.  We work with you to find a schedule that suits your needs. 

At Mainstream Living, we believe in flexibility, rewarding outstanding work, promoting from within, and building long-lasting relationships with our employees and those we serve.  Our culture makes these things possible.  It's challenging, fun, supportive, and a great place to grow. 

We are pleased to provide eligible employees with fantastic benefits which include: 

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with match
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays and sick time
  • Regular wage increase evaluation
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Education grants
  • Life insurance, cancer coverage, and flexible spending accounts
  • Opportunities for bonuses/incentives and internal recognition programs

We can’t say enough about the amazing things our staff do each and every day to enhance the lives of people with disabilities.  They’re able to carry out instructions, take responsibility for their work, and find creative ways to empower members to reach goals and enjoy life. They always keep the best interest of our members a top priority, and they work to develop positive relationships. If you possess a strong work ethic, good values, and common sense, we can teach how to do the job!

Resume Required:
2012 E 13th Street
Contact Person:
Jess Lundquist
Contact Email:
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