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Direct Support Professional (Nashville, TN)
Title:Direct Support Professional (Nashville, TN)
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Are you passionate about helping others? Are you seeking a challenging, yet rewarding career?
Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team as a Direct Support Professional
and play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with Developmental Disabilities.
Your next career starts here at Volunteers of America Mid-States!

As a Direct Support Professional, not only will you see the positive results of the support you provide to our clients every day, you will also have an opportunity for professional development and career advancement. Many of our leaders began their careers as Direct Support Professionals.

Join our team and be a part of creating positive change!

Title: Direct Support Professional – Full-time & Part-time

Responsible for providing direct care, training and assistance in the various aspects of activities of daily living, self care, leisure/recreation, developmental training, prevocational and/or vocational and is responsible for upholding consumer’s rights.

Click the link below to see the day-to-day duties of a Direct Support Professional:


  • The position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Two years post-secondary education preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
  • Must have ability to be CPR/First Aid certified, upon 30 days of employment.


In addition to helping individuals with developmental disabilities live safe, healthy, and engaged lives, you may also be offered:

Competitive pay based on experience

Medical, dental and vision benefits

Paid Time off

Life Insurance

403(b) Retirement Savings Plan

Employee Assistance Program

Suite of voluntary benefits

Volunteers of America - Mid-states helps real people facing real challenges to find real and lasting solutions. Through research-driven programming, our services address family homelessness, addiction, developmental disabilities, HIV infection, and other issues facing individuals and communities.

Volunteers of America Mid-states does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status or sexual orientation.

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