Direct Support Professionals assist individuals residing in specific homes in their daily living routines in such activities as dressing, shopping, meal preparation and personal hygiene through direct assistance and/or skills training. They provide individual guidance in health and safety, budgeting and money management, personal relations and developing social connections in the community. They also assist the Residence Manager in the cleanliness and general upkeep of the home.
Salary: $13.06 per hour
Current Schedules Available - all shifts include at least one weekend day:
Days & Evenings
**Schedules are not rotating. Candidates must be able to regularly work weekends and attend daytime trainings if hired.**
A HS Diploma or GED or successful completion of a Pre-Employment Test
Valid NYS Driver's License with at least one year of non-permit driving experience for daytime and evening shifts. Some openings may require having use of a vehicle for the purposes of the position.
For certain overnight shifts only - we can accept applicants who do not have a driver's license
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Must be comfortable giving individuals direct care including assisting with personal hygiene tasks.
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.