Community Direct Support Professional

Job: DSP Category: General

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with Headquarters in White Plains, NY. Community Programs of WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 40 hours per week, Community Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to work in our Community Engagement Program. Under the general supervision of the Employment Coordinator, the Community DSP assists in supporting individuals with disabilities in the community in leisure activities, internships and job placements. Other responsibilities include working with individuals to connect to community activities and organizations; providing assistance at volunteer jobs, social events and community classes. This person is also responsible for the completion of documentation and billing in compliance with OPWDD regulations and agency policy.

The ideal candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent with prior experience working with individuals with disabilities. Associates degree in Human Services preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal and group process skills; ability to be accurate, conscientious and flexible with attention to detail; and able to perform job function with ethics, honesty and integrity. Candidates must have a valid NYS driver’s license and able to travel within the community.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the Community Direct Support Professional position please fax your resume with cover letter to [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com. WJCS is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Benefits

The agency provides a dynamic atmosphere of exciting and challenging programs. We also offer very generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage for part-time and full-time employees and dependents with a portion paid by employer
  • Dental insurance
  • AFLAC benefit programs
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Agency-paid Pension Plan
  • Agency-paid Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Agency-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Generous time-off benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • Savings on auto or homeowner's insurance with option of payroll deductions
  • Tuition assistance to help you reach your educational goals
  • Day Care reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing professional training and development
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