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Direct Support Professional

Company: The Arc Of Steuben
Location: Hornell
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

FLSA STATUS: Full-time, Non Exempt


The Arc of Steuben is a not-for-profit organization that supports people with developmental and

intellectual disabilities so they realize their goals and dreams and become the best they can be.

As an entry-level Direct Support Professional (DSP), you act as an advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You maintain an environment for the people we support that is fun and promotes their growth. You also ensure the health and safety of the individuals in our program. By understanding individual differences in ability, personality, interests, learning, motivation, likes, and dislikes, you can provide the best support possible.

We offer a competitive starting pay of $12.94/hour that will increase to $13.54/hour after mandatory paid training. Our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) also enjoy medical insurance, flexible spending programs, paid time off, discount programs, a 401(k)-retirement plan, associate recognition programs, as well as holiday, bereavement, and jury duty pay. We value education, which is why we offer tuition reimbursement, comprehensive paid training, and by working for a not-for-profit agency you may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply today!

SCHEDULE: Days OR Evenings

  • Varies, dependent on the need of the programs; flexibility required.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience with special needs individuals is preferred
  • CPR/First Aid/ OPWDD regulated crisis prevention, intervention and resolution strategies within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Medication Administration- required within one year of full time status.
  • Valid NYS Driver's license and driving record acceptable to the agency.

HOW TO APPLY: Please apply through our Website:

SALARY: $12.94/hour

$13.54/hour after mandatory paid training

Keywords: The Arc Of Steuben, Rochester , Direct Support Professional, Other , Hornell, New York

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