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Hiring Event - NMWC in Silver City - May 10, 2023

Updated: Apr 27, 2023

New Mexico Workforce Connection in Silver City is partnering with An Open Door for a Hiring Event.

Join us on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at An Open Door located at 6 Peterson Dr. in Silver City, NM.

An Open Door is hiring Direct Support Staff

An Open Door provides assistance to people with developmental disabilities with the everyday functions of life. An Open door has bridged the gap between the clients they serve and the community since 2012.

To learn more about An Open Door, visit their website at

JOB DESCRIPTION - Direct Support Staff
  1. Know well, the desired ISP outcomes for each individual served as well as their likes, dislikes, preferences, choices, interests, gifts, needs, etc.

  2. Know the desired ISP outcomes for each individual served.

  3. Communicate effectively and respectfully with each individual served.

  4. Collaborate with the team coordinator and onsite supervisor your ideas to support day habilitation individuals in achieving desired ISP outcomes, as well as contribute to developing and implementing purposeful activities that meet individual’s definition of a meaningful day.

  5. Assist each individual, assigned to your daily/weekly caseload, to identify desired activities throughout the day and actively help the individual accomplish them.

  6. Provide, to each individual assigned on your daily caseload, instruction to facilitate the development of new skills and generally support each individual learning and development.

  7. Identify and become familiar with any community resources and options needed to fulfill ISP Outcomes, Action Plans and personal Meaningful Day definitions.

  8. Communicate effectively with community members, other staff, and IDT members to accomplish individual’s desired outcomes.

  9. Effectively communicate daily progress toward achievement of desired outcomes as well as identify barriers or concerns encountered.

  10. Maintain safety standards at all times to ensure health and wellness of individuals served.

  11. Understand and implement crisis or emergency responses needed for individuals served, especially when assigned to your daily/weekly caseload.

  12. Understand when to ask for help when needed.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma

Visit representatives to answer all your questions.

Interviews will be conducted on site.



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