Walk-in InterviewsEvery Tuesday in October & November2pm-5:30pmThe Arc Wayne, 150 Van Buren St, Newark, NY 14513The Arc Wayne of Newark, NY is seeking to hire full-time, part-time, and per diem/relief Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to support adults with developmental disabilities in obtaining their life goals. The role of the DSP is to teach, encourage, inspire, mentor, influence, instruct, nurture, and praise the individuals that you support. Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others and your community? If so, you may be perfect for this position!Full-time and part-time Direct Support Professionals earn a starting wage of $11.85/hr and per diem/relief employees earn $11.15/hr. We also offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with company match, paid holidays, and paid sick and vacation time. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!ABOUT THE ARC WAYNEThe Arc Wayne, a parent-based organization, advocates for and supports persons of all ages with or without disabilities. We assist individuals in taking their full, independent, productive place in society through an array of quality, individualized services. With compassion, understanding, and support, we connect individuals and families to a world of possibilities that promote independence. We are person-centered, respectful, reliable, inclusive, and dedicated to our community!At The Arc Wayne, you'll have the opportunity to make a positive difference in someone's life while working with other great employees. We invest in our employees and help them achieve individual as well as team goals to reach their maximum potential. If you would like to begin a rewarding career in your community, we would love for you to join our team!A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALAs a Direct Support Professional, you support individuals with daily living skills including housekeeping, cooking, hygiene, and self-administration of medications. While supporting people with disabilities, you learn their individual differences in ability, personality, interests, learning, motivation, and likes and dislikes. After learning each Individual's Life Plan, you follow it closely to ensure health and safety and achieve goals. You assess their needs, positively influence behavior, and provide skills that will all assist them in integrating into their community in the least restrictive environment. It is rewarding to see your work as a DSP pay off when the people you support achieve their goals."The best thing about this job is the rewarding feeling I get in knowing that what I do every day helps make a difference in someone else's day." - Residential Team MemberQUALIFICATIONS* High school diploma or equivalent* Current, valid NYS driver's license for at least 2 years and a safe driving record required for most positions* Ability to pass a background and reference check* Ability to lift up to 50 lbs* Ability to physically assist individuals who use wheelchairs and/or walkersPrevious experience as a Home Health Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a plus! Are you dependable? Can you assist in the full care of adults including accurate medication administration? Do you understand the importance of timely documentation? Do you enjoy working with individuals with disabilities? If so, we want to meet you!WORK SCHEDULEWe have full-time, part-time, per diem/relief, evenings, weekends, or overnight shifts available.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this job as a DSP, please fill out our application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!