Portage Lakes Career Center


Direct Support Professional (Caregiver)

Full-Time / Part-Time 


Direct Support Professional (Caregiver) (Resident Aide) Flexible Hours, Full-Time/Part-Time (Blick Center)

We offer paid First Aid & CPR and other required trainings, NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Starting Pay: $14.00 per hour

The Blick Center has been helping individuals for 50 years. Serving early childhood, school age and adult individuals with developmental, behavioral, physical, and mental health conditions. Join our amazing team providing rewarding services & support to individuals with developmental disabilities. We value your ability, passion, and desire to make our community better!

What is the position? Direct Support Professional (DSP), Caregiver, Resident Aid
A Caregiver (DSP) is a professional who empowers & supports an individual with a disability by providing skill development, social skills, & assisting with daily living activities (bathing, self-care, etc.).

What is the role? by becoming a caregiver, you can help people with developmental disabilities have quality of life, participate in the community, learn skills, & become self sufficient.

Where is the location? Summit county, Akron Ohio


High school diploma or GED, a valid driver license, able to push & pull or lift up to 50 pounds, are 18 & older. We are a Community Mental Health Center and therefore as of 01/04/2022 our staff are required to be fully vaccinated.


401(k) Matching 100% match for the first 6%
Dental Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Vision Insurance
Become a part of a positive work culture that is achieved by coaching and mentoring through our diverse staff
COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC and ODH guidelines to keep staff and clients safe.

If you have questions, contact us at http://www.blickcenter.org or 330-762-5425


Company Info

Blick Center

640 West Market Street, Akron Ohio 44303


Who To Contact
Nardos Street

330-762-5425  nardos.street@blickcenter.org

Schedule a Tour

We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off!  You would never buy a car without looking at it first.  Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different.  We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!

If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Portage Lakes Career Center is accessible to visitors with physical disabilities. Visitors should contact the Main Office at 330-896-8200 prior to arrival for parking instructions and other information.