First Resources

Direct Support Professional (Burlington)

Date Posted
January 15, 2020
Full Time
Salary Range
11 - 13

Job Details

Are you looking for a career where you can make a positive impact on the lives of others? Our team is growing and we are searching for dedicated and energetic part-time Direct Support Professionals in Burlington

First Resources Corp. is a private nonprofit organization with locations throughout southeast Iowa. We provide community based programs with integrity and respect that inspire hope and contribute to the well-being of the people we serve. The ideal candidate would be responsible for daily services for people with a mental health diagnose in 24- hour site homes in the Burlington area.


As a Direct Support Professional, you will work with an individual with an intellectual disability and/or chronic mental illness. The individuals we work with require 24-hour support, either in their home or out in their community. A DSP is there to provide support, assistance, and instruction in learning independent living skills like:

            - Money management

            - Socialization

            - Cooking

            - Personal hygiene 

  - Goal Setting and achieving

  - Communication and self-expression needs


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record and show proof of auto insurance.
  • Satisfactory results on background check pertaining to criminal and abuse registries including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check
  • Experience is preferred, but not required. We provide the training and tools that you need to be successful at First Resources Crop.

Contact Information

Did you know we offer:

Paid training &  a fun work environment

Pay at $10.00 - $12.50 / hour depending on education, experience, and placement

PTO accrual beginning day 1 (full-time employees)

403b 3% employer match (full-time employees)

Flexible scheduling for a better work-life balance

Part-time positions that can easily lead to full-time positions with GREAT benefits package including, but not limited to, health & dental insurance options, paid holidays, sick and vacation time, and retirement.



Applications available through our website or sop into any of our locations in Burlington or Ottumwa apply.

Call Allison (Hiring and Recruiting Coordinator) directly at 641-224-2827

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