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Title Direct Support Professional
Salary $11/hour
Location Kansas City, MO
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Realize YOUR full potential while helping others realize theirs!


Open Options, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is now hiring hardworking individuals who are committed to supporting people with disabilities realize their full potential. We currently have full-time, part-time, and as-needed opportunities working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their homes. Shifts include day, evening, overnight, and weekend-only. We offer benefits and paid training.


Pay starting at $11/hour

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Safe driving record and insured, working vehicle
  • Must have the ability to push/pull/move adults with physical disabilities and lift a minimum of 25 pounds


Position Summary:

Provides for the health, safety and welfare of persons-served with disabilities in their homes and in the community. Implements supports and services as delineated in individual person-centered plan(s).  Monitors and completes all necessary program data, documentation, and reports to ensure compliance with all applicable regulating agencies.  Maintains professional relationships with persons-served and members of support teams.


Essential Functions:

  • Provides for the health, safety, and welfare of persons-served in their homes and in the community.
  • Implements, monitors, and reports on persons’-served Individual Service and Support Plans as stated in the Individual Plan.
  • Monitors and completes all necessary program data, documentation, and reports to ensure compliance with all applicable guidelines and regulations, including all Open Options policies and procedures.
  • Maintains respectful and professional relationships with persons-served, employees, guardians and family members, and all other members of support teams.
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Title Direct Support Manager
Salary $14.61/hour
Location Kansas City, MO
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Direct Support Manager

Pay starting at $14.61/hour, based on years of experience


  • Minimum of 2 years related experience, such as providing services to people with disabilities, illness or other related services
  • Highly developed communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Possess a working knowledge of computer software with an emphasis on word processing
  • Strong judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and manage time effectively
  • Must have clean driving record, personal vehicle, carry current auto insurance, and be able to pass criminal background check


Position Summary:

Responsible for staff supervision in designated division of Community Living and ensuring quality delivery of services.


This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for all elements of staff supervision for designated locations, including hiring, training, and performance management as well as staffing.
  • Oversees and ensures adequate completion of progress notes and outcome data.
  • Reviews MARs weekly to ensure safe and accurate medication administration.
  • Works with Division Directors to ensure all sites are managed in a fiscally responsible manner, providing oversight and monitoring of cost center spending, person-served finances, and reconciliation of ledgers.
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