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TLC’s mission is to empower individuals of all abilities to live their fullest life. Through a collaborative and engaging process throughout the organization, we have created the first three years of our strategic plan called Building Possibilities. Focused on three pillars: Quality, Access, and Equity, we are working toward a 20-year vision to create pathways to a world of possibilities. Founded as Tammy Lynn Center in 1969 by three local families committed to creating better options for their children, we are building on a 53-year    history of serving individuals of all abilities and all ages and their families in Wake County.  

TLC currently serves over 700 children and adults and 1,800+ of their family members – parents, siblings, and family caregivers. By 2040, our community will have an estimated 38% increase in people living with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD).

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Job Description

Community Residential Direct Support Professional  (Full Time, Part Time, and PRN)
Department: DSP-Community Residential

Brief Description of Work Performed:

Caring for individuals with severe/profound developmental disabilities and assisting with all daily life activities. 

Minimum Education / Experience:

High school graduate or GED certificate. No experience is necessary.  Paid training to all who apply.  Preference is given to applicants with training or experience working with persons with developmental disabilities. TLC will provide training for these positions. All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.

A valid North Carolina driver’s license is required.

Job Stability: 

No layoffs, overtime pay, guaranteed hours, job security, additional bonus pay for working shifts outside the normal schedule. 

New Pay Rate: $15 per hour. 

Hours/Days of Work:

Full-time, Part-time, and PRN shifts - 1st, 2nd, 3rd,, and weekend shifts available.  Must be available to work alternating weekends.


Excellent benefits package for full-time employees including –Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Paid Holidays, Short/Long Term Disability, PTO, EAP, and 403b retirement plan.  

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TLC is an equal opportunity employer. TLC does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, physical or mental disability (provided the physical or mental disability does not prevent the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation from completing the essential functions of the job), Genetic information, military status, or any other status protected by law. Proof of identity and work authorization will be required upon employment in accordance with federal regulations.

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