Direct Support Professional – Willmar Area (DSP)

Fourth Avenue Homes

Direct Support Staff (DSP) in a group home setting. The DSP will report to Program Coordinator, Program Director, Human Resources, Administrator.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Advocate and provide support to promote the needs, interests, and preferences of the person(s) served
  • Have an understanding of the person, respecting each person’s history, dignity, preferences and cultural background

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Display appropriate and safe techniques in activities of daily living
  • Implement the person’s active treatment plans including the desired service outcomes
  • Medication administration
  • Effectively de-escalate difficult situations
  • Perform daily duties and responsibilities as assigned, such as but not limited to: Household duties, laundry, household errands, appointments, shopping, leisure activities, etc.


  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing; A DSP must possess basic problem-solving skills, have a strong desire to help others and improve the quality of life of the people they are working with
  • Must be able to pass a background study
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be over the age of 18

Job Type: Full or Part-time including asleep and awake overnights. This position is great for college students as locations are close to campus and our company is very flexible around school schedules.

Pay: $15 – $20 per hour based on experience and consumer needs

Benefits: Flexible schedule


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Willmar, MN 56201: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Caregiving: 1 year (Required)


  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: In person

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