• Direct Support Professional

    Posted: 11/07/2021

    Direct Support Professional

    As a Direct Support Professional (DSP), no two days are the same - just like no two people are the same! At WWAARC, We Value You AND the Work You Do! Work where you can have fun and make a difference. Potential to make your own schedule!!! Direct Support Professionals start at $14.50! No Experience Necessary - Extensive/Flexible Paid Training!

    Description: Direct Support Professionals provide direct care to the individuals we support that have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Responsibilities/duties will include but not limited to teaching independence through skills training and building, including daily living activities, preparing meals, and assisting with personal hygiene.

    Qualifications:

    • No Prior Experience Necessary. Professionals who have previously worked as CNA’s (Certified Nurse Assistants) and PCA’s (Personal Care Assistants) are welcome to apply.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Valid driver’s license under WWAARC’s insurability guidelines, some positions can accommodate non-drivers.
    • Must be able to complete extensive paid training.
    • Compassion about the care and well-being of others while fostering independence is mandatory
    • The right candidate will believe in our vision to secure a future where all people with intellectual or other developmental disabilities are respected for their individuality and where their diversity is celebrated.

    Anticipated Shifts: Please visit our website for locations and schedules available.

    We offer: Flexible schedules/the potential to make your own schedule. Generous planned time off, and sick time, group health & dental insurance, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plans, HSA & FSA, positive work environment, advancement potential and more.

    Apply: A WWAARC completed application is required. Applications can be submitted here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/665772
    Paper applications are available upon request or can be picked up at either of our administrative locations; 436 Quaker Rd, Queensbury NY 12804, or 334 Krumkill Rd, Slingerlands NY 12159. Visit our website for a complete list of openings.

    As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, WWAARC will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristic protected under applicable law.

    WWAARC is a CQL certified company. We have been named by the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce as the 2020 Best Place to Work and by the Times Union as one of the 2021 Top Workplaces!

    Warren, Washington & Albany ARC (WWAARC)
    Human Resources