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Direct Support Professional

Sid Jacobson JCC is seeking a Full-Time Direct Support Professional candidate who is kind-hearted, caring, patient, and possesses strong interpersonal skills, which include the ability to effectively relate and communicate with our program participants. He/She/They will be an active participant in our life skills and social programs. As a Direct Support Professional, you will play a vital role in supporting individuals with diverse needs, ensuring their well-being and enhancing their quality of life.



  • Ensures the safety of program participants while in program.
  • Facilitates life skills training, volunteer and social activities for participants on a daily basis.
  • Reports significant incidents to Supervisor(s) as they occur.
  • Prompts participants to interact appropriately with peers and with all persons in program, and at community sites.
  • Appropriately completes all required documentation.
  • Attend all mandatory trainings and personally ensure that their attendance is scheduled per deadlines.
  • Assist clients with activities of daily living as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor(s).



  • Experience working with those with Special Needs a plus.
  • Communication skills including strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to speak, read and write effectively.
  • Ability to maintain HIPAA confidentiality and exercise discretion when discussing clients.
  • Demonstrate detail orientation.
  • Exhibit patience, initiative, enthusiasm, adaptability, and resourcefulness.
  • Reliable and team player.
  • Able to effectively develop and document behavior management protocols.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000 per year

Experience Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)

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