Become a Support Service Provider
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Support Service Provider with Beyond Interpreting! Please review the Support Service Provider Job Description and complete the form below.
The role of a Support Service Provider (SSP) is to empower the DeafBlind participant to be independent and make their own decisions. The SSP assists by allowing the DeafBlind participant to integrate into the community with guidance and communication assistance. The SSP will provide services to DeafBlind individuals. Services may include, but are not limited to:
Assist with guidance and safety
Relay visual and environmental information
Provide transportation as required
Provide access to information so that DeafBlind participant can make independent decisions;
Abide by MCDHH’s SSP Code of Professional Conduct
Attend and satisfactorily complete required SSP Training
Participate in program evaluations, and
Comply with Missouri’s SSP policies and procedures
Do household chores
Physically lift or move objects
Run errands without physically being accompanied by the DeafBlind person;
Provide personal care services (bathing, cooking, grooming, dispensing medication, etc.); and
Bring their own friend or family member during an appointment with the DeafBlind person.
The SSP must meet all of the following criteria:
Be over 18 years of age
Have a basic knowledge of DeafBlind Culture
Demonstrate the skills necessary to communicate comfortably and effectively with DeafBlind individuals
Have access to the internet and able to use a personal email address
Possess a valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance or state-issued identification; and
Fulfill the requirements of the Background Screening Policy
In addition, please fill out and return the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once all documents are received, someone will be in touch with you!