Careers

a rewarding career

Join a team that makes a real difference in the lives of others. We’re helping our clients with developmental disabilities reach their dreams. There isn’t a more fulfilling job anywhere.

Working at LBSA

Current Openings

Below are our current employment opportunities at Laura Baker Services Association. If you have questions about a job, please contact dixie@laurabaker.org or call 507-645-8866. Employment offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check and drug screening. Laura Baker Services Association is an equal opportunity employer.

Payroll Manager/HR Specialist+

Payroll Manager/HR Specialist

Manages and performs bi-weekly payroll processing and daily HR functions. Requires full understanding of payroll, benefits, taxes, HSA and 401K administration. Must have working knowledge of State and Federal regulations for FMLA, HIPAA and COBRA. Full-time position with full benefits.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Paychex Payroll & HR experience
  • Exceptional verbal & written communication
  • Microsoft Office including strong Excel skills
    Excellent time management & problem solving skills
  • Highly organized
  • Collaborative and professional demeanor
  • Submit letter and resume to jobs@laurabaker.org by August 23, 2019

    NO PHONE CALLS

Direct Support Professional – On Campus & Community Homes+

Full-time, Part-time and Occasional Positions Available Including Asleep & Awake Overnight Positions

Primary responsibilities: providing support for clients in a variety of settings, including community homes and on campus. Paid orientation and ongoing professional development is provided.

  • A variety of schedules and shifts available (including overnights, days, mornings, evenings, and afternoons)
  • $10.50+ per hour, depending on experience
  • Must be 16 years of age or older

To apply: Complete an application online.

As a Direct Support Professional, you will have the ability to:

  • Help individuals lead self-directed lives
  • Promote emotional, physical, social and personal well-being
  • Encourage a community of inclusion
  • Advocate for those we serve

Direct Support Professional - In-Home Program+

Part-time and Full-time Positions Available

Primary responsibilities include working 1:1 in community with individuals who have a developmental disability in order to support their skill-building and community access goals.

  • Flexible possibilities for part-time and full-time positions;
  • Opportunities include: some mornings and afternoons (M-F); weekday evenings (through dinner time); and weekends
  • $10.50+ per hour, depending on experience
  • 1+ year of experience preferred
  • After 90 days, possibility for promotion to Lead status and $11.50+ per hour, depending on experience
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Valid driver’s license with dependable vehicle preferred
  • Comfortable using mobile technology (or if not, willingness to learn)

To apply: Complete an application online. Please specify “in-home” on your application, when selecting position.

As a Direct Support Professional, you will have the ability to:

  • Help individuals lead self-directed lives
  • Promote emotional, physical, social and personal well-being
  • Encourage a community of inclusion
  • Advocate for those we serve

Household Director - Woodridge/Harrison+

Full-time Position Available
25 hours per week, with the option of adding 15 hours per week of direct support. Full benefits for schedule of 30+ hours per week.

  • Provide quality services to adults with developmental disabilities in a community home in Northfield
  • Hire and supervise staff, manage budgets, coordinate medical care, and promote clients’ strengths and interests

Submit letter and resume to jobs@laurabaker.org

What is a Direct Support Professional?

Direct Support Professionals, or DSPs, are part of the amazing staff at LBSA. DSPs play an essential role in ensuring that people with disabilities have the supports necessary for living independent lives full of possibility and rewarding experiences.

The Direct Support workforce is made up of over 3.6 million workers in the United States (ANCOR). The demand for direct support workers is expected to increase by 35% from 2008 to 2018. Be a part of this rewarding work and make a true difference!

Current DSP opportunities and more details are included above.

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