Direct Support Professional


Full and part time entry level staff positions providing long-term, direct care services to assist adults with developmental and physical disabilities lead full and rewarding lives in community settings.  Duties include:  supporting individuals in making day-to-day choices that lead to greater independence and community participation; providing personal, medical, and/or behavior management assistance as needed; and teaching and role modeling appropriate behaviors and daily living skills.  High school diploma / GED required.  Evening, overnight, and weekend shifts available.  Hourly wage begins at $11.00, adjusted for experience.


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must have earned a high school diploma (or equivalent) and be able to work independently. Experience in a similar job is a plus. Training is provided.

Employment Application

To be eligible to complete an employment application for ROI, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Background: Ability to successfully pass criminal background check
  • Transportation: ROI operates several programs in Kalamazoo County. It is our expectation that ROI employees successfully arrive at scheduled destinations. Hiring preference will be given to those individuals who meet and maintain the standards for ROI "Driver" status.

1100 South Rose St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001 - Phone (269) 343-3731; Fax (269) 343-2940

Personal Information
Electronic Signature

I understand in filling out this application that Residential Opportunities, Incorporated (ROI) is in no way obligated to offer me employment. I certify that the facts set forth in my application for employment are true, correct, and complete. I understand and agree that any misrepresentation or false statement on this application may be considered cause for the rejection of this application or, in the event I become employed, immediate discharge. I understand if I have a protected disability that affects my ability to do the job I seek, I may ask ROI to attempt to make reasonable accommodation for it. I understand that I must make any request to the Chief Operating Officer as soon as possible after the date I know or reasonably should know about the accommodation. If hired, I agree to report any claim of unlawful harassment or discrimination to a member of management as designated in ROI's anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies within three (3) days of the occurrence and understand that this is an express pre-requisite condition to the filing of any action or lawsuit alleging such a wrongful act. I understand and agree that in signing this job application, I am agreeing to waive any and all statutes of limitation applying to the employment relationship or my application for employment, and instead agree to the shorter of a) a 180-day statute of limitations running from the date of the act complained of, or b) the time prescribed by applicable statute. In the event a court of competent jurisdiction determines that such a statute of limitations of 180 days is invalid as to some or all claims, I agree to the shorter of a) a 301-day statute of limitations from the date of the act complained of, or b) the time period prescribed by applicable statute as to only those such claim(s). This means that I will only have a limited time to bring any type of legal action against ROI or its officers or employees. I waive any limitation to the contrary.

If hired, I agree to comply with the applicable rules and regulations of Residential Opportunities, Incorporated. Every employee has the status of "employee-at-will," meaning that no one has a contractual right, expressed or implied, to remain in ROI's employ.

Reference Check

I hereby authorize Residential Opportunities, Inc., to conduct a thorough reference check of my past work performance and work history. I also authorize any/all employers to release any and all confidential personnel records which are pertinent to my work performance. I also waive any rights which I may have to receive written notice from any employer, institution or reference listed on this release that provides this information to notify me when the requested information is released. I hereby release all individuals connected with such release from liability for providing this information.

To complete the application and submit it to Residential Opportunities, please click the 'Submit Application' button below.