Direct Support Professional (Residential Program)

Job Description

Are you looking for a fun and flexible job where you can do meaningful work while making a difference? Then consider joining our TEAM! A direct support professional helps indviduals to live their best life!

From shopping, cooking, attending sporting events, watching movies to assisting with personal care and medical oversite as a DSP you will get to play an important role in someone's life.

Direct Support Professionals assist individuals who live in their own home with a variety of supports including-
  • Meal Prepping
  • House Cleaning
  • attending medical appointments
  • Shopping
  • Money Management
  • Developing relationships and social connections
  • Support with personal hygiene
  • Enjoying fun recreational activities


We are a NYS health care worker BONUS employer. This means you could be eligible for up to $3000!
Salary: $17.79 per hour

We have multiple open schedules in which we can accommodate your life style including day shifts, evenings, and overnights. We offer full time hours, Part-Time, and per-diem.. Rachel can help find the right fit for you!!

**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 positions that require driving)
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.

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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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