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LifeScape is an independent, non-profit organization that provides lifelong support for children and adults with disabilities and rehabilitation needs. Through our values of compassion, excellence, and integrity, we provide support for over 4,000 people each year from our centers in Sioux Falls and Rapid City.
Working at LifeScape may not be the easiest job you'll ever have, but it just might be the most rewarding. You'll have the opportunity to work alongside the best in the field, helping individuals with a wide range of developmental and behavioral diagnoses, as well as rehabilitation patients. You'll be well-trained to work with individuals with special needs, and have the opportunity to advance in your career.
Our Human Resources Department is based in our 4100 S. Western Avenue location in Sioux Falls and can be reached at (605) 444-9624 or hr@LifeScapeSD.org. To apply for a career opportunity, click on Open Positions.
Hear about what it's like to work at LifeScape, straight from our employees!
It can be tough knowing what it's truly like to work for any company. That's why we reached out to several of our LifeScape employees to hear from them about why they love working here. From our Training Team, to our Education staff, and more, check out their stories and why some are LifeScape Lifers!
"I get emotional thinking about it, to be honest. When I started seven years ago, I didn't think it was going to lead to a career path like I am currently in."
"We empower people to live their best lives, it's literally our mission statement. So, if that sounds like you, then you would be the perfect person to work here."
"It's the reward. It's not going to be easy, it definitely can be difficult, but at the end of the day, it's about the progress our students are making."
"It's not about the money. It's about the people you work with. It's about the smile on their faces."
"It's been a long time since I can say I love a job and I truly do. I love what I do."
"I look at it as it's not about me, it's about the people we support. Helping them grow and become independent."
"The interdisciplinary aspect of working as a therapist at LifeScape is extraordinary. There is just so much that LifeScape has that many other places don't."
"At LifeScape, you're surrounded by a team that is just as passionate as you are about helping children. We are always supported by loving and kind people."
"My favorite part of the job is my colleagues and the people supported hands down! You look forward to going to work every day and the adventures we get to go on are amazing."
"It's crazy to think 13 years ago, I would have never thought I would be where I am today with LifeScape. But I'm super excited I'm still here, because I'm a lifer! A LifeScape Lifer!"
"It teaches you great skills, it teaches you empathy, and it just helps you be a better person. I feel like people I've worked with have changed my life more than I've changed theirs."
"For people looking to create relationships, LifeScape has several opportunities where you can do that, whether you're working directly with people we support or not."
"I enjoy working at a company that I know cares about me and I'm not there for the paycheck."
"It's an all-around rewarding job. The best thing is seeing the kids smile, that's what gets you."
LifeScape helps people with physical, intellectual, rehabilitation, and behavioral challenges. The person's needs can be very mild to very complex. We offer outpatient therapy, a specialty school, and a rehabilitation hospital for children. We also have residential programs for children and adults, and help adults find work and life-enriching activities. Our subsidiary, RISE Custom Solutions, provides mobility equipment for people of all ages. This includes wheelchairs, walkers, and other special equipment. We also have specialists in fitting braces and artificial limbs.
LifeScape is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
LifeScape invites all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (605) 444-9900.