What is a Direct Care Worker? A Direct Care worker is someone
who cares about the lives and happiness of the individuals we
serve. They feel accomplished and rewarded knowing they made some
one happy today or helped someone achieve a personal goal they have
been working toward.
Do individuals with developmental disabilities have goals just
Yes, they do. Those may vary in what they are, just like
everyone else. The individuals we serve take great pride in making
their lives their own. The individuals we serve may need
assistance, just like everyone else, to achieve those objectives.
That is where you come in. As direct care staff at Pathlight, you
will be directly involved in helping to achieve those goals.
Think of how happy you felt the last time you reached a goal.
You could be the one who helps individuals with developmental
disabilities feel that same happiness and sense of
* 18 years of age or older * Acceptable CORI * Provide two
professional references * Ability to lift or move up to or greater
than 60 pounds
Additional preferred qualifications:
* High school diploma or equivalent * Valid driver's license *
Acceptable driving record
The responsibilities of Direct Care workers:
You will assist the adults we serve with:
* Personal Care * Cooking * Cleaning/Laundry * Display an
eagerness to support their interest through outings and programs
offered in the community and throughout the agency
* We have many small group homes throughout Hampden, Hampshire,
and Franklin Counties. Our staff get to work with the individuals
we serve in a small, comfortable home-like setting
Pathlight has demonstrated a commitment to issues of diversity.
We welcome all applicants. EOE