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Company: Easter Seals of Southern California
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Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 90 years. Whether helping someone simply gain greater independence for everyday living, or secure employment, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.

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Direct Service Associate

Easter Seals, the nation's leading provider of services to adults and children with disabilities has a rewarding career as a direct service professional working with individuals in a residential setting. The Direct Service Associate is responsible for teaching, coaching and assisting adults with intellectual challenges in all aspects of their daily living to foster independence and ensure their quality of life.
The job duties include:

  • planning and coordinating daily activities
  • attending to personal care needs such as feeding
  • grooming, showering, toileting and monitoring and distributing medication.

The Direct Service Associate will also assist in food preparation and maintenance of the facility. The Direct Care Associate will complete paperwork including progress notes and reports and may also transport individuals to appointments or other nearby activities as necessary.


Your foremost purpose will be to make a positive difference in the daily life of our 3 participants in this 3 bedrom private home, run 24/7 by Easter Seals.


Various Shifts and Locations available:  (Burbank, Pasadena, Pomona, Van Nuys)



Evenings (overnight)



Job Requirements

Requirements for the Direct Service Associate:

  • Previous experience working with Adults with disabilities required.
  • DSP I and II training required.


The successful candidate will be able to:

  • communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


  •  The ability to move and transferr residents as necessary.




Keywords: healthcare, HC, CPR, CPR Certified, teaching, coaching, assisting, DSP Certified, DSP, non-profit, social services

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