Community Supports Careers

What’s our Vision? A community in which all people are valued and accepted and have control over their own destinies.

What’s our mission? To strengthen communities primarily by enabling people facing physical, developmental, or economic challenges to achieve independence, inclusion, and stability.

About Community Supports

Pathfinder Community Supports is the developmental disability services division of Pathfinder Services and began impacting lives in 1966. Pathfinder Community Supports offers Supported Independent Living, Group Home Living, Community Integration/Day Services, and Structured Family Caregiving for children through adulthood.

About Creative Abilities

Pathfinder Creative Abilities Art Studio, located at 2806 Theater Ave, Huntington, IN 46750, provides creative opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities who are served by Pathfinder Community Supports’ Day Services program.  This program offers adults full or part-time person-centered activities to facilitate life skills through community and center-based activities.  The Creative Abilities Art Studio is an expansion of the current art program at Pathfinder Community Supports and provides a space within the community where artists can paint, sculpt, sew, draw and craft jewlry.

Interested in our Featured Position?

Pathfinder Services, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer.

Featured Position

Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s):  Will work directly in the homes of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities or at our day services program sites for Pathfinder Community Supports. DSP’s act as a mentor, teacher, and support to people with intellectual and other types of developmental disabilities, to assist them to live, learn, and work successfully as an active part of their communities. DSP’s also provide supports as needed, whether in their homes, day service locations, and/or community settings, to assist clients to reach their ultimate potential, while always taking into consideration their dreams and goals for their own lives.

 

Job Qualifications
Individual must be of unquestionable character as determined by personal references and background checks. Applicant must supply sufficient recommendations to support the fact that maturity, integrity, and dependability are hallmarks of his/her personality. Preferably one full year successful experience working with people with Intellectual Disabilities and/or other types of Developmental Disabilities. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, or be working toward a GED that successful completion can be achieved within a one year period of time from hire. Must have ability to effectively express one self in written reports, including electronic reporting of documentation. Ability to project a professional image while contacting community resources. Possesses valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record. Ability to occasionally climb stairs. Ability to physically restrain, lift and/or assist clients.