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Direct Support Professional

Albany, NY 12205
Email
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Phone
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Job Function
Education, Training, & Library, Personal & Home Services
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Experience
1 – 3 Years
Education
Associate's Degree
Employment Type
Any Position Type
Salary
$20-50k
Citizenship
U.S. Citizen
Member No.
44253516
Last Activity
01/20/2013

Resume

JOB TARGET: Direct Support Professional



OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position that will utilize and challenge my ability to enable people with disabilities to take as much control of their lives as possible by providing appropriate support, while maintaining efficient operations, and supporting staff.

CAPABILITIES:

Develop supportive therapeutic relationships with guardians and service providers.
Plan, organize, and lead group activities.
Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
Provide special needs adults and children with therapeutic supervision.
Prepare general reports and maintain accurate records.
Technically proficient in word processing, graphic arts, and accounting programs.


ACHIEVEMENTS/AFFILIATIONS:

• Certified member of North Country Search and Rescue team.
• Created and maintain a task force for a local missing child.
• Parsons Child and Family Center-previously served and was certified as a foster parent.
• Provide respite care and foster services for emotionally troubled youth with special needs
• Created, maintain, and train a volunteer search and recovery team with over ••••• members working closely with law enforcement, forest rangers, and media.
• Serve as a volunteer leader for Empty Bowls, a non-profit national organization that raises funds for local food pantries.
• Wrote an award winning investigative article for a New York Times syndicate which prompted an ACLU suit pertaining to unconstitutional and discriminatory practices.
• Lead preschool teacher certified in Florida.
• Fundraiser for St. Baldricks’s Foundation for childhood cancer research.


EXPERIENCE:

Daily Living Support Worker

••••• - Present Independent Contractor Colonie, New York
Provide appropriate physical and emotional support for children and adults with disabilities including: supervising self-administering of medications, enabling clients to maintain personal levels of hygiene, ensuring the environment is safe, secure, and clean, providing and/or supervising meal preparation, enabling clients to participate in community life.


Federal Government Enumerator

••••• Federal Government Albany, New York
Served as an investigator regarding the noncompliant. Conducted interviews and recorded information for the ••••• U.S. Census.

Office Manager

••••• Right Way Contracting, Inc. d/b/a The Plumber Niskayuna, New York
Handle all aspects of office operations: customer service, personnel, payroll, sales, dispatching, quality control, vehicle maintenance, accounts receivable, accounts payable, marketing, purchasing, estimating, scheduling, billing, implemented training/education.

Customer Service

••••• Right Way Contracting, Inc. d/b/a Roto-Rooter Latham, New York
Handled all aspects of customer service including: sales, dispatching, quality control, vehicle maintenance, accounts receivable, marketing, purchasing, estimating, and scheduling.




Education

Siena College, Loudonville, New York

St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Florida

SPVTI, St. Petersburg, Florida