Are you the person who can complete the picture for an individual seeking a new direct support professional (DSP)? We would love to see if you’re a fit!

Below we have highlighted some people who are seeking DSPs. If you are interested and available to work with one of the following individuals, please use the contact form below to contact the staffing coordinators.

DDR is always seeking qualified people to train to work one-on-one as direct support professionals (DSP) with the individuals we serve.  The nature of the services we provide make it such that our DSPs have quite a bit of flexibility to determine their schedules and how frequently they wish to work.  This is a great option for both full-time and part-time work.

Please feel free to share this page with anyone who you believe would make a good DSP and encourage them to apply!

MW = Marlo Wallace
JJ = Jason Jenkins
KH = Kenia Hernandez
MS = Margarita Sheelor


Female needs total care assistance
7 days per week as needed
Davidson Area, 28036
Provider must be CNA2


14 year old Male
Tuesday 1pm-7pm; Every other weekend Saturday 9am-6pm & Sunday 11am-6pm
Ballantyne Area
Female Provider with no visible tattoos, no body piercings, punctual, non-smoker and active


20 year old male & 19 year old male
Group IHSB & Group Respite
Weekdays 1:45pm-8:45pm/9:45 pm; Weekends periodically
Matthews/Indian Trail Area, 28104
DSP should be a laid back and active person who is capable of working with two individuals at the same. Must have understanding of Autism. Able to take and follow directives.


14 year old male
Community Living & Support
Every other weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
Ballantyne Area
DSP needed to work with 14 year old male with autism every other weekend (Sat & Sun) from 8am – 5pm and provide additional back-up as needed.  DSP should have experience with autism, be physically fit and strong, not alarmed by aggressive behavior/meltdowns and willing to change pull-ups.  Reliable DSP needed to establish long-term relationship with family.


7 year old male
Respite Thursday and Friday evening hours
Waxhaw Area, 28173
Prefer male provider, energetic, fun, active, young and strong


16 year old female
Respite on weekends
Monroe Area, 28110
Prefer female provider who is energetic and reliable


40 year old female
Respite hours (one day during the week and one day during the weekend)
Charlotte Area, 28270
Female who likes to participate in local community events


18 year old male
Charlotte Area, 28270
Prefer male provider who could be like a mentor and provide encouragement


19 year old female
Gastonia, NC
Hours are: Weekends and overnight weekends as needed ASAP

Guardian wants services to be done in the individual’s home only and in community. Family wants female provider to assist with bathing and toileting. Provider must be able to lift the individual for transfers. Individual is very sweet loves arts, crafts and going on outings.  Family will let provider use their wheelchair accessible van.


16 year old Female
IHSB, PC & Respite
Lincolnton, NC
Hours are: Mon-Fri 3pm-7pm/school days, 9am-5pm/non school days, every other Saturday 10-5ish and occasional Sundays. ASAP

Family wants a female DSP.


34 year old male
Residential Supports
AFL (RS Level 3) home needed in Gaston or Lincoln County, NC

Can be a home with a couple with children or a male with children.
Details will be discussed with all that inquire about this position.


16 year old male
B3 Respite
Hickory, NC
Hours are: Saturdays and Sundays for up to 8 hours

Family wants a female DSP. He needs some verbal and physical assistance to complete daily living activities. He loves skating and knows what he likes to do for fun.


53 year old male
Personal Care
Gastonia, NC 28052
Hours are: every other Saturday and Sunday 9:30am – 7:30pm &  Monday – Friday 5p-7p or 5:30p-7:30pm

Family would like a Male or Female DSP. Individual needs total physical assistance with all daily living activities. DSP should be comfortable using a hoyer lift.  RN training will be provided on hoyer lift.  Individual uses a manual wheelchair. Individual loves visitors, listening to gospel music and going to outings in his community.


Use this form to contact the staffing coordinator:
Seeking Provider Contact Form
Currently Seeking Direct Support Professionals as of 2/24/17

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