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. Laura Baker Services Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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

QDDP/Behavior Analyst+

QDDP / Behavior Analyst

Seeking a self-motivated, compassionate person to join our team. Duties include collecting and analyzing programmatic data, writing behavior support plans, monitoring psychotropic medications, and some direct care. This is a full-time position with full benefits package.

Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and experience working with people who have developmental disabilities preferred.

  • By June 25, 2018 submit
  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Three Professional references
  • Salary requirements
  • to jobs@laurabaker.org

Successful candidates must pass criminal background and drug screenings

ONLY email submissions accepted.
NO PHONE CALLS

Art Specialist+

Art Specialist

  • Inspire creativity, learning, community building, and self-expression in people with disabilities through a variety of art forms.
  • Collaborate with community partners and work directly with LBSA clients.
  • 15 hours per week.
  • Knowledge of developmental disability services preferred.
  • Degree in art or related field preferred.
  • Submit letter, resume and three references to jobs@laurabaker.org by June 25, 2018

    Only email submissions.
    No Phone calls.

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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