DSP Companionship for Joan

 Joan is looking for a DSP that is patient, kind, understanding, fast-paced and is willing to help her stay focused.  She enjoys being active and engaged by taking brief walks, viewing nature outdoors, dancing, getting her nails done, and exploring different places. She walks fast so keep up! Joan wants to work with a DSP who can assist with increasing her socialization and awareness skills. This position is 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday from 8:00am-3:00pm. If you are interested in working with Joan, please apply today! 

This is an exciting time to join Providence Center and be a part of our transformation! Direct Support Professionals (DSP) encourage people to experience various activities in community-based locations and to also explore all that is available in Anne Arundel County. Direct support professionals "are the foundation of our work" sharing their passions and talents while providing person-centered supports enabling people to live, work, and enjoy life as independently as possible in their community.  

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $15.25+ per hour (depending upon experience)  



  • Assist Joan with some daily life skills.
  • A supportive companion that will assist Joan to increase her social and awareness skills.
  • Encourage Joan to try new things and take her out in the community.
  • Assist with keeping Joan focused and on track with her current activities.


Must be at least 18 years old 

Valid driver's license; NOT provisional 

Ability/willingness to transport people in personal and/or company vehicle 

High school diploma/GED (Preferred)

Computer skills 

Benefits for Full-Time Employees (30 to 40 hours per week) 

Medical (company contribution 65%-95% toward cost of coverage; plans starting as low as $18 monthly!) 

Dental (company contribution 40%-43% toward cost of plans) 

Vision (company contribution 32% towards cost of all plans) 

Short Term Disability 

Long Term Disability (company paid) 

Term life insurance and AD&D up to 10k (company paid) 

Optional Life and AD&D plans 

Accident & Critical Illness

401k (5% company match) 

Paid Time Off 

Holiday Pay 

Inclement Weather Pay 

Pet Discounts and Insurance

Education Assistance

A full job description is available upon request.