• Direct Support Professional - 3rd Shift

    Job Locations US-WI-Oconomowoc
    Job Type
    Advertised Salary
    $14-$15/hourly + $1/hr shift differential
    Genesee Lake School
  • Overview

    Grow with us while providing care for the people who need it most.



    Genesee Lake School, an ORP company, is a nationally recognized employee-owned provider of educational, vocational, and therapeutic residential services for children, adolescents, and young adults dealing with a variety of challenges and behavioral issues.


    We specialize in working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and complex trauma.  Your work will help them live their best lives, all while carving a career path for yourself.  As a part of our community/team you will:

    • Be a part of a reliable, caring team that provides therapeutic and educational services to kids and teens with neurodevelopmental and/or complex developmental trauma disorders.
    • Ensure students and your peers have the support they need to thrive.

    Find your place.  Be a part of something bigger.



    To succeed in this role, you must show an understanding of the emotional and developmental disabilities of the people you serve.  When you join our team, you will be enrolled in our training program designed to build the skills and confidence needed to meet your job requirements and build your career with us.


    As a Direct Support Professional, you will:

    • Monitor students in our dorms during the night-time hours
    • Address needs of students who may awaken in the night
    • Provide personal cares assistance if needed
    • Work proactively to build relationships and be a positive role model
    • Assist students with daily living skills and self-care management
    • Potentially be trained in to assist with medication administration



    Wage & Benefit Information


    • $14.00/hour with a High School Diploma or equivalent
    • $14.50/hour with an Associate's Degree
    • $15.00/hour with a Bachelor's Degree
    • Additional $1/hour shift differential between the hours of 11pm-7am.
    • All full-time employees of Genesee Lake School are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including:
      • Health
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Medical FSA
      • Dependent Care FSA
      • 401(k)
      • Education Assistance
      • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Employee Discount Program
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) - a new employee working 40 hours/week will earn over 4 weeks per year
      • Holiday Pay
      • Company Paid Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
      • Company Paid Life and AD&D
      • Voluntary Life Insurance
      • Pet Insurance
      • Emergency Travel Assistance
      • Guardian Angels Program (GAP)
      • Student Loan Paydown Assistance
      • Free coffee




    • Must be at least 21 years old
    • High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor's in Psychology, Social Work, or related field preferred
    • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred
    • Valid WI driver's license with an acceptable driving record meeting company standards is also preferred
    • Tolerance, understanding, and patience
    • Must be available for approximately one month of training that occurs during 1st and 2nd shift hours prior to settling into a consistent 3rd shift schedule

    Our Culture


    There's more to Genesee Lake School than competitive pay and benefits.  Genesee Lake School is part of ORP, a 100% employee-owned organization that transforms lives.  We do this by offering residential, educational, vocational, and respite services.


    At ORP, we support an ownership culture throughout the organization.  Our culture is based on our five Beliefs and Behaviors:  Passion - Accountability - Teamwork - Openness - Continuous Learning and Innovation


    Each year, after your first year of employment with us, you will receive a part of your income in ORP stock, making you an employee owner.  This stock allocation is a company-funded benefit--no investment from the employees is required.  Yet, employee ownership goes beyond simply stock.


    As an employee owner, you can expect transparency, respect, and appreciation.  You'll impact the place you work and map a career within Genesee Lake School or other ORP companies.  With your passion and our breadth of services, your options are nearly limitless!



    ORP has eight business units filled with people who are called to help children and adults with the most challenging special needs.  From residential treatment to day schools, we have many opportunities to transform lives.  To search ORP jobs at all of our businesses, visit orp.com/careers



    We are an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



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