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Perks of Working with GoodLife
• Unique and traditional schedules (3, 4, and 5 day workweeks)
• Weekly and On-Demand Pay
• Management Opportunities
• Paid Training
• Health care benefits (health, dental, vision)
• Matching retirement plan
• Paid time off
What Does It Mean To Work At Goodlife?
Watch our brief overview video of what Direct Support Staff do at Goodlife.
Career Development and Training
Working at GoodLife is more than just a job. We understand and support your growth and career advancement which is why we provide relevant, comprehensive, and hands-on paid training, starting day-one. Our staff are GoodLife’s backbone and we love to promote from within. Your starting position at GoodLife can lead to many different career paths, all without leaving the company!
What Our Staff Have to Say
"I have had such an awesome and amazing year here at GoodLife. I have learned so much and have grown in more ways than not, since last year. I love meeting so many new people and getting to interact with the folks here at the company."
Chief Talent Officer
“GoodLife direct care professionals, family teachers, and professional neighbors not only support individuals at home and in the community, but also act as advocates in communicating their needs, self expression and goals.”
"One of my greatest joys is coming into a resident's home and seeing them smile at me. It means everything to know they trust me to take good care of them. To serve a purpose to someone is what is necessary in my life to be fulfilled."
"Working at GoodLife is far more than a job. It's more like a family where every day is enriching and rewarding. I love using my background as a teacher to help my friends learn new skills, but they teach me a lot too."
What to Expect as a DSP
A career with GoodLife provides meaning and opportunities to make a real difference in the lives of persons with disabilities. The work is rewarding, valuable, and provides a great chance to serve your community. That said, the work is not without its difficulties. To get an idea of what to expect from a Direct Service role, check out our Realistic Job Preview video.
GoodLife's Professional Family Teaching Model
Shared Living (also known as GoodLife's Professional Family Teaching Model) is a living arrangement where an individual, couple, or family share their home with a person who has an intellectual or developmental disability. When an individual with I/DD experiences one-on-one care, respect, love, and learning in a consistent family-like environment, their quality of life improves—that's when we see everyone truly thrive.
Our Shared Living contractors (also known as Professional Family Teachers) are our program's most valuable resource! If you are interested in becoming a Professional Family Teacher, we'd love to hear from you!Become a Professional Family Teacher