Current Openings

Direct Support Professional – Residential (Group Homes)

Opportunity Partners is a Minnesota non-profit that provides services to adults with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries. We have been loving what we do for 65 years and we serve 2,000 individuals annually! Join the Opportunity Partners team and make a lasting difference in the lives of the people we serve. Earn competitive wages, on the job training, and excellent benefits at one of Minnesota’s most respected social service agencies. Help us #RedefineAbility. Opening Minds. Changing Lives. Together.

Title: Direct Support Professional- Residential

Location: We have locations throughout the Twin Cities, including Bloomington, Richfield, Crystal, Golden Valley, Minneapolis, and Coon Rapids! See our openings below!

Hours: We have full time, part time, weekday, weekend, overnight, and on call positions! See our openings below for specific hours!

Location Hours
Richfield Sat: 8:00a-2:00p, Sun: 10:00p-8:00a
Richfield Fri: 2p-10p, Every Other Sat & Sun 8a-10p or Combination thereof
Richfield E/O Sat & Sun: 8:00a-10:00p
Richfield Sat & Sun: 10:00a-6:00p
Richfield Sat & Sun: 10:00a-6:00p
Richfield Fri & Sun: 3:00p-10:00p
Richfield Mon-Thurs: 2:30p-10:30p, Fri: 2:30p-10:00p
Richfield Tues-Thurs: 2:30p-8:00p, Sun: 11:00a-5:00p
Richfield Friday 10p-9a, Saturday 10p-8a, Sunday 1030p-9a
Richfield Sat & Sun: 8:30a-2:30p
Richfield Sat & Sun: 10:30p-8:30a
Richfield Mon, Tues, Fri: 4:00p-8:00p, Sat: 10:00a-6:00p
Richfield Sun-Tues: 10:00p-8:00a
Richfield Fri-Sun: 10:00p-8:00a
Bloomington Mon, Tues, Thurs: 2:00p-10:00p, Sun: 12:00p-10:00p
Bloomington Sat & Sun: 8:00a-5:00p
Bloomington Fri: 4:30p-10:00p, Sat & Sun: 2:00p-10:00p
Minneapolis Mon: 2:00p-10:00p, Wed: 3:00p-10:00p
Minneapolis Sat & Sun: 2:00p-10:00p
Minneapolis Wed-Sun: 4:00p-8:00p
Minneapolis Sat, Sun 9:00a-2:00p
Crystal Sat, Sun, & Mon: 11:00p-9:00a
Crystal Every Friday 3p-11p Every other Saturday and Sunday 4p-10p
Coon Rapids Sat & Sun: 8:00a-3:00p
Coon Rapids Sat & Sun: 2:00p-8:00p
Coon Rapids Tuesday 2:05p-10:05p, Saturday and Sunday 3:00p-10:00p
Coon Rapids Sunday: 8:00a-4:00p
Golden Valley Mon-Fri: 2:30p-10:30p
Golden Valley E/O Sat & Sun: 2:00p-10:00p

Purpose: To provide supportive services to adults with developmental disabilities in a group home setting.

Responsibilities: As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) with Opportunity Partners, you will get to spend time with a group of adults with developmental disabilities in one of our group homes. You will be assisting the residents with daily living activities, such as preparing meals, passing medications, personal cares and skill development.  You will also be accompanying residents to community activities and helping them develop their communication and social interaction skills.

Educational and Licensing requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of valid motor vehicle insurance


  • Communication skills, both oral and written
  • Organizational skills
  • Instructing skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • The ability to perform within a team framework
  • Working knowledge or ability to learn behavior management techniques
  • Ability to work independently within a defined set of policies, procedures, and guidelines

Why Opportunity Partners?:

Join our award-winning team where you’ll do life-changing work! As part of a mission-focused nonprofit that values impact, choice, heart and partnership in our community, we will train you for success! As an OP employee, you will earn more than just a paycheck. You will get the chance to make a big impact on your community, while also getting some great perks including:

  • Competitive benefits
    • Medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
    • Paid time off, as well as paid and floating holidays
    • Employee referral bonuses
    • Retirement savings
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Employee discounts
    • Wellness programs
    • Casual dress
    • Bring your pet to the office (depending on location)!
  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Paid on the job training and orientation
  • The opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of the people we serve!

Opportunity Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to affirmative action and a welcoming work environment for people of diverse communities.

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