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Join Our Team of Direct Support Professionals

Build meaningful connections, support living lives unlimited and be part of something truly powerful.

Direct Support Professionals are the Heart of Our Services for People with Disabilities

Life Unlimited is one of Kansas City’s leaders in providing support services to people with disabilities and their families and caregivers. As a direct support professional (DSP) you’ll be the heart of delivering those services.

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As a DSP, You’ll:

Make a real difference in people’s lives every day through giving essential support, building meaningful connections and watching remarkable personal growth.

Be part of a purpose-driven team and a community dedicated to inclusion, empowerment and celebrating individual achievements.

Have a rewarding career backed by pay starting at $18-20/hr., benefits, flexible scheduling, paid training and a supportive work environment.

Enjoy the power of human connection with all the joy, laughter and challenges that come with building relationships and fostering independence.

To be a DSP with Life Unlimited, You Need to Meet These Qualifications:

    • Be at least 18 years of age with proof of high school diploma or G.E.D.

    • Be able to communicate effectively in English – both in writing and orally.

    • Must not have been convicted of any disqualifying felony and must not have been substantiated for abuse or neglect in the state of Missouri, as recorded by the Department of Mental Health’s Employee Disqualification List.

    • Must have reliable transportation for transporting clients.

      • Must demonstrate safe practices in all areas and exemplify positive professional standards.

      • Must obtain a Class E driver’s license during new hire orientation and carry minimum coverage applicable by law for auto insurance.

    • Must receive seasonal flu vaccination.
    Images of DSP with clients.
    Image of MJ, a Direct Support Professional with pictured with Kyle.

    Be a Hero in Someone’s Story

    There are thousands of stories of triumphs—big and small—from DSPs at Life Unlimited who bring meaning to each day for a meaningful, fulfilling life for people with disabilities. 

    “This job has saved my life by introducing me to so many amazing people and opportunities. We get to change peoples’ lives for the better as they do the same for us! Extremely rewarding!”

    MJ, Direct Support Professional, pictured with Kyle

    Ready to help people with disabilities live their best lives? Join our team of terrific DSPs!

    Life Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer

    We will consider all applicants and all positions equally without regard to their race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

    Life Unlimited complies with Federal and Missouri Labor Laws.

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