Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Job Details
Aspire Chicago - Chicago, IL
High School Diploma / GED
Nonprofit - Social Services

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Position Summary:

Direct Support Professionals assist adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in a residential living environment.

  • Helping adult participants with daily activities
  • Accompanying adult participants to doctor appointments
  • Cooking and serving meals
  • Performing light housekeeping duties
  • Running errands
  • Providing companionship.

The ideal candidate should display in his or her resume the following assets: an attitude of respect for people with disabilities, physical fitness, a high degree of professionalism, effective communication, attention to detail, and pro-activity.



  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Valid Driver’s License with good driving record.
  • Ability to maintain PACE driver certification.
  • Minimum 23 years of age.
  • Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities preferred.


Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence.