Direct Support Professional (Family Supports)

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for several Part-Time Direct Support Professionals in sites located throughout Rensselaer County. Our Family Services and Supports departments provides respite services and skill building for individuals with disabilities that still live at home with their families. Responsibilities for this position include supporting these individuals with community involvement and various activities, daily living activities, forming friendships in the community, and assisting with skill building. These are excellent part time opportunities for individuals looking to get non-profit or human services experience.

EOE

Salary: $11.81 per hour

Schedule: Various, between 5 and 20 hours per week

Work Site Locations Available: Troy, Hoosick Falls, Poestenkill, Averill Park, Brainard, Schaghticoke, Watervliet

Requirements:
A HS Diploma or GED
Valid Driver's License with at least one year of non-permit driving experience.
Must have vehicle for use in this position.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Must be comfortable giving individuals direct care including assisting with personal hygiene tasks if necessary.

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About
The Arc of Rensselaer County

The Arc of Rensselaer County is a non-profit agency located in Troy, NY supporting individuals with disabilities and their families throughout Rensselaer County. We are an association of people with disabilities, parents, professionals and community members dedicated to building the capacity of the community to fully include persons with disabilities.

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