We were recently gifted with a story sent to us from Thomas "Tom" Wemlinger, EPI direct support professional since 2006. Tom shares what began as just a sketched out idea in early 2020 ended up as the fulfillment of a dream for someone he supports.
Check out these 7 resume building tips and tricks to help you stand out when applying at EPI!
EPI workforce, health care professionals invited to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through community partnership.
For years Exceptional Persons, Inc. has made it an absolute priority to advocate on behalf of our staff for better pay and professional opportunities, because what you do matters.
As a society we need to be critically invested in making sure organizations like EPI stay healthy for the people they support. We must continue to share their stories and tell our lawmakers they can no longer overlook people with disabilities and the critical services they rely upon.
Each year we take one week to celebrate and recognize our outstanding Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and others like them throughout the world.
“Every DSP has a purpose, a calling to do something to make a difference in the world, but some of us go through times that redefine our lives and our abilities to go much further than we ever thought possible and come out on the other side stronger for it. I would do it all over again if needed.”
On Friday, June 19, we will be hosting a "Walk-In" Interview event virtually to help maintain the health of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I have been following The Courier's COVID-19 coverage and want to share the story of invisible but essential workers who are providing care and support for our neighbors with disabilities during this crisis.
We are pleased to announce our very own, Trang Conrad has been awarded with Iowa Direct Support Professional of the Year by American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR).
We recently asked our staff, "What does it mean to you to be a Direct Support Professional?". Read what Wilson Oburra, DSP 4, had to say.
Help make a difference in the lives of many and join us for EPI's Walk-In Interviews event on Tuesday, June 4.
Read how Thomas Wemlinger, DSP 4 of 12 years, has turned an old Christmas tradition into his new tradition.
Direct Support Professionals do the real work in organizations that provide community services. They help people acquire needed skills to live successfully, get jobs, develop social networks, and explore interests that turn into activities that lead to true participation and inclusion. DSPs are often the cultural guides that help people with IDD navigate their communities and find their places in them.
What's a walk-in interview, you ask? It's a little like speed dating - we'll each get a good idea if this working relationship will be a good fit. Unlike speed dating, we'll spring for lunch. Want some more tips? We sat down with our HR Specialist (aka recruiter-extraordinaire) to get answers to your most frequently asked questions.
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