Hiring Practices

DD Resources takes pride in hiring dedicated candidates to serve our various stakeholders. It is the policy of DD Resources to comply with all applicable federal/state laws and local ordinances that ban discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment, to ensure that all individuals have an equal opportunity for employment. Applicable employment actions may include but are not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoffs, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy (EOE)

The hiring, assignment and promotion of employees shall be based on qualifications and abilities, without regard to actual or perceived characteristics protected by federal, state and local regulations (race, color, religion, sex [including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation], national origin, age [40 or older], disability, military/veterans’ status, hairstyle, protective hair, or natural or cultural hair texture/style, or genetic information.

Americans with Disability Act (ADA)

In compliance with DD Resources' EOE policy (under the direction of federal, state and local legislation), the agency will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities during the application process. Both prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss potential accommodation needs with the Director of HR.

Pre-Employment Screenings and Testing

DD Resources operates as a Drug & Alcohol-Free Workplace. All applicants who have received a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo Drug & Alcohol testing. Additional background screenings are required in accordance with DD Resources, funder, and/or accreditation requirements (i.e. FCSR, OIG, State DMV)

E-Verify Notice

The St. Louis Office for DD Resources participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility. Please visit uscis.gov/e-verify for further details.

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Join our group of dedicated professionals in serving the clients and families of St. Louis Office for Developmental Disability Resources.


I’ve been at DD Resources for over 20 years!

The Board of Directors, Executive Director, leadership, and staff are very accommodating and friendly. The team always makes me feel appreciated with things like departmental appreciation weeks and birthday and work anniversary celebrations.

Annie, Accountant II

DD Resources is a small agency that makes a large impact in our community. The family atmosphere, positive leadership, competitive pay, and benefits make it a great place to work! DD Resources continues to be a pioneer in our field and remains focused on the quality of our services.

Kaitlin, Service Advocate Mentor

At DD Resources, there is a shared understanding that we are all in this together. Our work is meaningful, and we are excited to see our efforts impact the city. DD Resources is a positive and respectful work environment celebrating individual achievements, big and small.

Nate, Director of Agency & Community Relations

I appreciate the autonomy and flexibility I have to complete my daily work tasks. Additionally, the flex time and telecommuting options go a long way in helping me to maintain a healthy work/life balance!

Ebony, Agency Relations Representative

From the Interviews, hiring process, onboarding, and beyond, DD Resources really shows how they respect and value people.

Kelly, Administrative Clerk

DD Resources is a small agency that really connects with consumers on a personal level to ensure they feel heard and supported. As a Service Advocate, I find it rewarding to build a strong system around those we support.

Sha'Tina, Service Advocate

I look forward to coming to work every day!

Dedication to mission, transparency and best practices are refreshing and inspiring. As a parent of an individual with developmental disabilities, IDD is a cause close to my heart and I am happy to be a part of the solution.

Rachel, Executive Assistant

It is an awesome feeling to know that within a month of starting a new job that you work with a bunch of truly great people.

Jeff, Systems Administrator

DD Resources is an exceptional place to work!

Our leadership team is continually working to provide competitive compensation, benefits, flexibility, and overall a fun and productive working environment. The staff and management team are wonderfully supportive and help you learn required job skills and develop within the field.

Jessica, Service Advocate

DD Resources is a people focused employer.

DD Resources has proven to be the most considerate organization I’ve ever worked for. They regularly solicit employee feedback allowing the entire team to weigh in on policies that affect our work arrangements, the performance of agency leadership, changes to our benefit packages, etc. DD Resources’ transparency only increases my trust in them as an employer.

Gabby, Marketing & Communications Coordinator

DD Resources is an excellent employer because of the welcoming family atmosphere and overall agency culture. I enjoy and look forward to showing up for work every day because of my amazing team! I work with some of the brightest, friendliest, and most hard working individuals that strive to make each day better than the next, not just for themselves but also for those we serve.

Samantha, Director of Service Coordination

    Current Openings

    Resumes must be sent via e-mail to HR@stldd.org or mailed to 2121 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139, Attn: Human Resources.

    St. Louis Office for Developmental Disability Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, military/veterans status or genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.