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From a previous employee's resume. 

Direct Support Professional
Lakes Homes and Program Development - Fergus Falls, MN
March 2020 - January 2021

Assisted adults with special needs and disabilities with everyday activities like work, driving them to appointments and taking them shopping.  Helping to assist with personal cares and personal goals.  Also gave clients there meds and documented meds. Also documented personal goals and daily t-logs.  This by far was my favorite place to work, I enjoyed the people I worked with the clients are amazing and it felt so good to go to work and create such good relationships

Current Positions Available

Here’s your chance to join a progressive company giving flexible hours providing care to individuals with developmental disabilities.  Education and Experience is a plus; We provide all the training you need.

We offer very generous wages, great benefits and many, many personal rewards.  Apply online @ opportunities (click on the Application link), in person, call for an appointment or fax your name and address to us at the following locations.



Becker County

Lakes Homes & Program Development, Inc

847 US Highway 10 East

Detroit Lakes, MN. 56501

Phone 218-847-5642

Fax 218-847-7276



Mahnomen County

623 Main Street

Mahnomen, MN 56557

Send Inquiries too:

Lakes Homes & Program Development, Inc

P.O. Box 1355

Detroit Lakes, MN. 56502

Phone/Fax 218-847-5642



Otter Tail County

Lakes Homes & Program Development, Inc

1381 Lenore Way

Fergus Falls, MN. 56537

Phone/Fax 218-739-4322



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Staff Development

All staff shall have an orientation period consisting of related job duties, the different developmental disabilities and related conditions, resident programs and activities, and the organization’s operating procedures.

From time to time. Lakes Homes may arrange to have both formal and informal training programs to enable employees to progress in their technical knowledge of our business.

Effective August 1, 2011

All applications for positions involving direct contact with our clients will require the applicant to pay for a criminal background study after your initial interview to determine if you're eligible for a position with Lakes Homes.

Your cost to initiate the Net study is $42.00. If you require fingerprinting it will cost an additional $9.50.

The background study will be completed at Lakes Homes office.  You may pay with a Visa or MasterCard debit or credit card or cash.  Payment is required at the time the study is registered with the Department of Human Services.

You will find an informational sheet of DHS disqualifications by clicking the PDF link to the right. These disqualifiers would prevent you from working at Lakes Homes.  If you have any questions as to whether you should proceed with your application process, please feel free to ask.  Submitting a background application does not guarantee a job offer. 

Click on the button to view the PDF file, MN DHS Disqualifications Information 

Thank you for your interest in Lakes Homes & Program Development, Inc.

Click here or Proceed to the next page to complete your Job Application.

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