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DSP / Adult Learning Program

Search, Inc. Mount Prospect, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Direct support professionals are people who provide care and support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our DSPs help individuals to lead a better quality life, including helping them be more accepted in the community.Our DSPs offer their services in different places, from residential homes and adult learning programs to jobs in the community. While a DSP plays a crucial role in the lives of others, they are not a boss. DSPs bear a lot of responsibility in helping a person become self-sufficient and lead an independent lifestyle.

The role and responsibilities of our AMAZING DSPs include, but are not limited to:

  • teaching life skills
  • supporting with daily living skills and personal support needs
  • supporting individuals to be active members of their communities
  • maintaining a safe, healthy and comfortable environment
  • respecting and supporting dignity, privacy and confidentiality
  • providing and seeking out opportunities for choices
  • assisting to develop healthy relationships
  • assisting with conflict resolution
  • providing opportunities for activities various settings and transportation as needed
  • completing needed reporting and documentation
  • assisting with medication administration
  • driving agency vehicles

We are hiring for full and part time positions at our Mount Prospect, Norwood Park, Waukegan, and Chicago sites. The schedules are Monday - Friday, day hours. Also, full time employees are offered a generous benefits package including:

  • health and dental insurance
  • paid vacation time
  • paid sick time
  • paid holidays
  • two retirement plans
  • life insurance
  • paid training
  • employee appreciation program
  • EAP
  • employee referral bonus program

Come join our long term Search employees, come join the Search team!


Search, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Dedicated social service agency, great employees and awesome benefits!

Search empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to achieve their full potential, accept a valued role in their community and lead rich, rewarding lives. Search provides a wide range of flexible, personalized services and supports for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These include supported living arrangements, adult learning and employment programs, as well as medical, behavioral, therapy and home-based services. Outstanding Services, Life-Changing Experiences Search makes a promise to each person we serve to provide exceptional services and truly memorable experiences that inspire and empower. This is reflected by our vision of a world where all people live, learn, work and play alongside one another, bringing their unique abilities to the community. Search is a community-based nonprofit Our programs serve more than 600 people and their families annually at locations stretching from the southwest side of Chicago to the northern suburbs of Waukegan and Mount Prospect. Search has provided high-quality services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for 45 years. Experienced and Certified Search, Inc. is licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services and is accredited by the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL). CQL accreditation means Search has passed an in-depth review of its services. It is your assurance that we meet rigorous guidelines for service and quality -- an endorsement that Search conforms to nationally and internationally recognized service standards and is focused on delivering the most favorable results for you. Leadership Our board of directors is a dedicated group of some of Illinois finest business, community and civic leaders. Through their dedication and service we are able to provide people with intellectual disabilities the quality of life they so truly deserve.


Mount Prospect, IL