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  • Catholic Charities Human Resources, Colonie, NY 12211
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Direct Support Professional - Colonie



    Direct Support Professional – Residential 

    Position Description: Catholic Charities Disabilities Services is looking for dynamic staff to join our residential team as a Direct Support Professional (DSP).   The Direct Support Professionals work directly with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the purpose of assisting the individual lead a self-directed life. Responsibilities may include providing hands on assistance with daily living skills, household responsibilities, and ensuring individuals have the opportunity to engage in a variety of life experiences inside and outside the home.

    Candidates should also be comfortable meeting the personal care needs of others, including providing assistance with various hygiene and medical routines.  The objective of the Direct Support Professional is to contribute to a positive living environment and to enhance the quality of life for the individual being supported.


    • No experience necessary, paid training available upon hire
    • Valid NYS driver’s license
    • Ability to work independently as well as on a team, demonstrate sound judgement and complete necessary documentation
    • Experience working with persons with Prader-Willi Syndrome, or knowledge of PWS, is a plus

    Colonie Part-time Shifts

    • Friday 7a – 3p, and Saturday 8am – 4pm
    • Sunday 12p – 8p, & Monday 2p – 10p
    • Friday, Saturday 2p – 10p

    Why Catholic Charities? 

    We have the unparalleled privilege to do what we love, with an organization that values work-life balance.  Our competitive benefits plans include,

    • Comprehensive Health Insurance plans; including, telemedicine
    • Low Cost Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Generous Paid Time off and Holidays
    • Reimbursement for Healthcare Expenses (HRA)
    • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
    • 403b Retirement Savings
    • Free Term Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Referral Bonuses
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Strong Career Ladder
    • On-going Professional Development Opportunities

    To Apply: Click the blue "Apply Now!" button below

    To learn more about Catholic Charities Disabilities Services visit our website,