Arc Herkimer
  • Herkimer, NY, USA
  • Other

We have part-time, full-time and relief positions available. Positions are located in Dolgeville, Little Falls, Herkimer, Mohawk, Ilion, and Frankfort.

Enrich....encourage....make a difference....join our team today!!!

Arc Herkimer is looking for energetic and motivated staff to work with individuals with disabilities and help them achieve their goals!!! Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) promote positive self-esteem of individuals in a community through consistent positive interactions, support, encouragement, and unconditional respect of individuals' rights. We have part-time, full-time and relief positions available.

Activities/duties include:

  • help individuals in the community increase independence and integration
  • assist individuals to achieve goals through community activities as well as site based settings
  • develop and maintain positive, open communication with individuals' family members, and project a caring, professional image which fosters confidence in staff's ability to provide care
  • direct care duties as necessary, including assisting individuals with toileting, medication needs, illness issues, fire evacuations, or other emergent situations
  • assist with the daily routine which may include meal preparation, lifting and transferring

Position requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver's license
  • Positions in the community and classroom require a vehicle
  • Associate's and Bachelor's degrees in a related field such as psychology, sociology, etc. are compensated at a higher rate
  • No previous experience is required - we provide paid training!

DSPs must complete all program requirements within designated time frames, such as in-service trainings. Positions are located throughout Herkimer County.

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Arc Herkimer
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