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Direct Support Internship

Elkhart, Indiana
$12.00 Per Hour
Job Type
5 Aug 2022
Come work for ADEC Inc. Voted the best Charity of Elkhart by the Elkhart Truth Readers

Ready for your next PAID internship? Internships at ADEC Inc provides students with the skills and knowledge with individuals we serve with disabilities. Our Direct Support Internship Program will give you a rewarding experience you will never forget. Interns will be paired with Direct Support Professionals in a variety of settings in our residential locations. Come join where you will impact the lives of others while learning new skills and knowledge. We have a well-respected staff, long term employees, and a culture of appreciation, equality, diversity, and inclusion for all.

The Company:

ADEC s services revolve around one mission: Helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities find informed choice and possibility. We serve more than 1,200 individuals each year through more than a dozen programs, ranging from music therapy for children to supervised group living for adults.

The Position:

ADEC Inc is looking for Direct Support Interns (caregivers/DSP) to increase the independence of persons with disabilities living in group homes by providing active treatment and personal assistance while maintaining a clean and comfortable home-like environment.

Job Responsibilities:

Personal Care - bathroom needs including showering and toileting needs, brushing teeth, shaving and more
Meal Preparation
Household Duties including laundry and cleaning
Fun activities in the home including board games

Job Requirements:

Must work a minimum of 16 hours each week, including on shift each weekend in order to maintain internship status
Cannot work more than 29 hour in a week
Ability to lift 60 pounds
Valid driver s license
Proof of car insurance
Pass background and negative drug test

Why Should you Apply?

ADEC has been providing services to children, adults, and families with developmental disabilities for nearly 70 years. ADEC is a stable well respected active member of the community employing people in both Elkhart and St. Joseph counties. ADEC s Code of Ethics ensure we treat employees with the same dignity and respect we extend to our individuals served.

ADEC is required to comply with the Center for Medicaid Services (CMS) Health Care Staff Vaccination Requirement which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption.

ADEC is an equal opportunity employer
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  • Job Reference: 678539123-2
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: ADEC INC.
  • Location: Elkhart, Indiana
  • Salary: $12.00 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Permanent