Sample Supports was established in 2010 and is a rapidly growing agency that offers comprehensive programs to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are looking for people who are excited about consistent changes and growth. We maintain high standards and exhibit a pattern of excellence by hiring competent and passionate staff members.
Sample Supports provides services to a behaviorally intensive community. We specialize in clients with dual diagnoses including mental illness and substance abuse in addition to their cognitive disability. We continually promote our philosophy that "every client deserves to be in the community” and build programs and teams that reflect this.
Sample Supports in the news: Gallery 1874 Grand Opening!!!!!
Carmen and Mark Sample are seen here with the Arvada Chamber of Commerce doing the ribbon cutting for the grand opening of Gallery 1874. The building is the oldest in Arvada, located in historic Olde Town Arvada. The event center is the perfect location for wedding receptions, corporate events, private parties, and more! Local art is also strewn about the walls of the Gallery.
The location will offer integrated and competitive employment opportunities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities with Sample Supports. And award-winning meals will be offered through catering from Samples World Bistro.
This tightly-knit group of partnership businesses work to provide life and job experiences for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Become a Host Home Provider!!
Sample Supports is actively seeking energetic and professional Host Home Contractors in the Denver/Longmont/Loveland Area to work with adults with developmental and cognitive disabilities in your home. This position is to serve clients with high behavioral needs. Applicant must be willing to work with a variety of behaviors including but not limited to physical and verbal aggression, trauma-related responses, and limited independent living skills.
The ideal candidate possesses the following characteristics/skills:
Must be at least 18 years old
Must have a GED or diploma
Must have dependable and reliable transportation with the ability to safely transport
Ability to pass multiple background checks
Ability to lift 50-75 pounds
Excellent social skills to interface with families and clients with developmental disabilities
Detail-oriented and task-oriented
Reliable, dependable and motivated
Must have appropriate living environment with at least one available bedroom
Must have experience and knowledge working with the developmentally disabled population
In addition, Sample Supports providers need to possess the following characteristics:
Passion for actively working to improve the lives of persons with disabilities
Knowledge and understanding of developmental disabilities, mental health, and trauma
Skilled in providing behavioral interventions in an effective, calm, and caring manner
Desire to work closely within a community network of family members, clients, and agencies
Contractors receive competitive stipends to provide care to individual(s) in the provider’s home. This position is responsible for 24/7 care in the provider’s home either through provider or trained respite providers. All necessary training is provided by Sample Supports.
Compensation ranges $1500-$5000/month and is tax free income.
"Sample Supports is always just a phone call away from assisting in any way possible. I have never felt like I was abandoned or without immediate support in a time of need. Each day is different for a provider and you never know when you may need some coaching or advice to handle a new behavior or an abnormal happenstance. The security that is offered allows for the provider to offer continual care knowing that each action is being reinforced and supported by its governing body. I would not give back the year I have dedicated to my host home as it has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. " Tyler P - Host Home Provider