Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Stepping Stones Children's Center, INC. - Sonora, CA

Full-time | Part-time

We are looking for candidates to join our team, as a full-time or relief staff.

Stepping Stones Children's Center, Inc. is a 24 hour non-medical residential/learning facility for children with developmental disability in the Tuolumne county area, we provide 24-hour care and supervision to four female ambulatory children with some behavioral challenges and self help needs. As a DSP you will be assisting children on their goals for the program and empower them to achieve the highest form of independence as possible, despite their disability. This is a rewarding work! As a DSP you will be providing assistance with:

- Life Skills Training

- Social skills Training

- Emotional/behavioral skills training

- Community Integration training

- Residential Care

Job Requirements:

- Have completed high school, or equivalent, plus at least 6 months of prior experience providing direct supervision and special services to persons with developmental disabilities.

- Ability to perform a variety of record keeping activities such as monitoring progress as determined by individual's IPP/ISP goals.

- Ability to clear a finger print clearance background check through (DOJ, FBI and CACI)

- Ability to pass health screening test.

- Must be 18 years old or older

- Have a clean DMV record and willing to drive company vehicle if need be.

- Ability to comprehend and report all aspects of consumer information accurately and clearly and in writing.

- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; understand to follow oral and written instruction; respond effectively to emergencies; work harmoniously with consumers and other staff; work under direction.

- Must possess or have the ability to acquire CPR and First Aid Certification and DSP 1 and 2 certification upon employment.

- Ability to arrive on time for schedule shifts. Communicate effectively and timely if unable to make it to shifts due to unavoidable emergency situations.

- Ability to follow meal guidelines and house keeping activities.

- Must have ability to work at least every other weekend.

-Must have sensitivity, compassion, respect towards people with developmental disability.

-Perform other related duties as required by the Administrator and/or Facility Manager.

If interested, please provide your resume, cover letter and a work history.

Full-time and Relief positions available on all shifts (morning, evening, overnight) candidate should have some flexibility to work on weekends.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $11.50 /hour


  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • dsp: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Sonora, CA (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10
  • 10-19

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly