Employment

Direct Support: Working with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This video shows real direct support workers at work, describing their job duties and talking honestly about the rewards and challenges of their work. Watching this video can help job applicants decide if a direct support position working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is right for them. The total run time is about 20 minutes.


To Apply

If you are interested in becoming an Instructor (Direct Care Staff) at Reach Unlimited, you can click on the “Apply Online Now” button below.  You will be prompted to complete an online application and 3 brief assessments. Please set aside at least 30 minutes to complete this process. You may also apply by visiting our administrative office between 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, Monday through Thursday and between 8:30 am – 2:30 pm on Friday.

Sharing our Commitments

Every member of the Reach staff shares the goal to assist our clients in leading more independent lives. We seek, respect, and value the diverse qualities and backgrounds our staff bring to the agency, and are committed to utilizing the richness of knowledge, ideas, and experience our diversity provides.

Summary of Benefits

In addition to competitive salaries and wages, our full-time staff members have access to a benefit package that includes medical insurance, dental and vision plan, life and AD&D insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plan, and paid time off.

Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for residential direct care positions include a high school diploma or GED and a current and valid driver’s license. Minimum requirements for direct care staff working at the Learning Activity Center are the same but also include experience working with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in a training or educational setting.

Notice to Prospective Employees

Post-offer/pre-employment screening includes criminal history background check, motor vehicle report, and urinalysis drug screen.

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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS (as of 7.6.2018)


ADAMS RUN: (Cypress Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: MON-FRI, 3P-7P

ADMINISTRATION: (Cypress Area)
FULL-TIME HR DIRECTOR:  MON-FRI, 8A-4:30P
FULL-TIME HCS RESIDENTIAL COORD:  MON-FRI, (Flex)
FULL-TIME HCS CASE MANAGER: MON-FRI, (Flex)
PART-TIME HCS RN: MON-FRI (Flex)

CREEKSTONE VILLAGE: (Cypress Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SAT/SUN, 9A-9P
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SAT/SUN, 8A-8P

CYPRESS COTTAGE: (Cypress Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SUN, 7A-7P

LEARNING ACTIVITY CENTER: (Cypress Area)
FULL-TIME INSTRUCTOR: MON-FRI, 8A-4:30P
PART-TIME DRIVER/INSTRUCTOR: MON-FRI, 9A-3P

LIMERICK LANE: (Tomball Area)
FULL-TIME INSTRUCTOR: WED, 9P-9A, SAT/SUN, 9A-9P

LINNFIELD: (Cypress Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SAT/SUN, 9A-9P

LONE OAK (Cypress Area)
FULL-TIME HOUSE MANAGER: MON-FRI, (Flex)

MOORBERRY: (Spring Branch Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: MON-FRI, 3P-7P

MORLEY: (Cypress Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: MON-FRI, 3P-7P
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SAT/SUN, 9A-7P
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: MON-THUR, 3P-7P
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SAT/SUN, 9P-9A

MUELLER HOUSE (Cypress Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: MON-THUR, 3P-7P
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SAT/SUN, 2P-10P
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SAT/SUN, 8A-6P
FULL-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SUN/MON/TUES, 10P-10A

SHADY VILLA PLACE: (Spring Branch Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: WED, 10P-10A, SAT/SUN, 10A-8P

STABLEWOOD (Cypress Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SAT/SUN, 9P-9A
FULL-TIME INSTRUCTOR: MON-FRI, 3P-11P

THE COTTAGE (Cypress Area)
FULL-TIME INSTRUCTOR: MON-FRI, 3P-11P

WHITE RIVER: (Tomball Area)
PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR: SAT/SUN, 10A-6P

VERDE PARK (Cypress Area)
FULL-TIME INSTRUCTOR: MON-FRI, 3P-11P


Reach Unlimited, Inc., is the most comprehensive provider of programs and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the greater Houston Northwest area. Prospective candidates should apply online or in person at 11832 Mueller Cemetery Rd. Cypress, TX 77429 or fax resume to: (281) 213-4545. Email: kpetersburg@reachunlimited.org


Summary of Primary Job Duties – Instructor Position

(Direct Support Professionals)

  • Provides supervision and assistance to assigned individuals to ensure their safety and well-being.
  • Assists with daily living activities and assistance in the areas of personal hygiene and grooming, money management, meal preparation, socialization, and domestic (housekeeping) activities.
  • Implements training and behavioral programs and relevant service objectives as outlined in the client’s individualized plan.
  • Provides safe transportation in company–owned vehicle as needed for client medical appointments, job attendance, recreational activities, etc.
  • Assists clients in meeting dietary needs by following physician and dietician directed orders and menus. Assists clients with meal preparation to include proper food preparation and storage.
  • Supervises clients with the self-administration of medications as ordered and specified. Accurately documents medication administration. Notifies the appropriate personnel when medication needs to be re-ordered.
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation substantiating the delivery of services to clients as outlined in their individualized plan and company policy and procedures.
  • Reports facility maintenance issues so that regulatory standards are met and a comfortable and safe living environment is provided.