Easterseals Midwest helps individuals with developmental disabilities live in homes of their own in the community. We currently offer these services in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Springfield, MO. We are seeking Direct Support Professionals to provide assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities in a community-based setting.
Learn more about our Community Living program
Community Living Instructor (CLI) - Community Living Instructors can be full-time or part-time and work in a variety of settings throughout St Louis. Our staff provides assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning; medication administration; and personal care. Staff may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, staff support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.
Community Living Management positions - The CLIs are supported in the homes by various leaders and supervisors. Team Leads are a subject matter expert in the house or work site, Supervisors directly work with 2-3 homes doing scheduling, doctor appointments, working with families and guardians. Managers oversee 4-6 homes developing the Person Centered Plan, supervising staff, etc.
Nurses - Our nurses are responsible for the medical oversight and coordination of care for the clients on their caseload. For Easterseals Midwest the nurses that carry out this rewarding, care giving support play a crucial role in the successes of our clients and the organization as a whole.