Direct Support Professional

at Brighter Day Services
Location Canton, Ohio
Date Posted June 15, 2023
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


About us

Our goal is to provide quality direct support in the community and in the home for individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. Through positive interactions, we aim to create an inclusive environment that empowers each person to lead a rewarding life filled with opportunities to learn and grow. We are committed to making a difference by fostering independence, promoting dignity, and enhancing the overall well-being of those we serve. Together, we strive to create brighter days for individuals and their families, one step at a time.


  • Thursday - 11pm to 8:45am
  • Friday - 11pm to 8am
  • Saturday - 11pm to 10am

Other Shifts Available:

  • Saturday 3pm to 11pm
  • Sunday 3pm to 11pm

Our work environment includes:

  • Casual work attire
  • On-the-job training
  • Safe work environment

We are looking for a Direct Support Professional to join our team and provide assistance to individuals with disabilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing direct care and support to individuals, assisting with daily activities, monitoring health and safety, and helping to create an environment that promotes independence and self-advocacy. The ideal candidate will have a passion for helping others, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently.


  • Provide direct support to individuals with disabilities in a respectful and dignified manner.
  • Assist individuals with daily living activities such as dressing, grooming, and eating.
  • Encourage individuals to participate in activities and to make decisions about their lives.
  • Teach basic life skills such as communication, problem solving, and self-advocacy.
  • Provide assistance with personal care needs.
  • Observe, document, and report changes in behavior or health status of individuals.
  • Transport individuals to appointments or activities as needed.

If you are interested in being a part of a growing organization in Stark County, please apply today!

Brighter Day Services is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.