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Anderson Center for Autism
  • Full Time, Part Time
  • Immediately
  • $15.00-$18.00 Hour
  • P.O. Box 367, Staatsburg, NY 12580-0367
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Direct Support Professionals-Children's Program

Pay Range $15.00-$18.00 with increases for experience, education, and RBT certification

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) assists the Residence Manager and Shift Supervisor with implementing and maintaining residential systems and programs within the house, campus and community settings. The DSP implements student specific interventions as identified in student support and behavior plans. The DSP maintains all appropriate student or classroom related documentation. The DSP is expected to assist students with learning skills that promote the individual’s overall independence.


  • Provides appropriate supervision to ensure the health and safety of students. 

  • Works to increase student independence in daily living, communication, recreation and social skills domains.

  • Takes an active role to ensure preparedness and organization within the residential environment.

  • Assists with training formal and informal student learning goals.

  • Acts as a member of a residential team representing student progress, challenges and abilities in a respectful manner.

  • Demonstrates Professionalism
  • Supports good health (food prep, toileting, hygiene, etc.)
  • Supports safety
  • Promotes being active and productive in society


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • NYS Drivers License preferred
  • Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shifts and weekends
  • Must complete two week orientation and maintain training or qualifications as they relate to Anderson Center for Autism


  • Over 6 weeks of paid time off your 1st year
  • Raises for completion of competencies at 12mths, and 18mths
  • College partnerships that provide discounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Education Incentive Program
  • 403B with company match
  • Agency Sponsored activities (Volleyball, Bowling, etc)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision etc.
  • And much more, see link below

Anderson Center for Autism offers our Employees a generous benefits package:

Pay Range $15.00-$18.00 with increases for experience, education, and RBT certification

This position description in no way states or implies that the responsibilities listed are the only duties to be performed by the person filling this position. The person in the position may be required to perform other duties as necessitated by the situation or requested by his/her supervisor.

Anderson Center for Autism is committed to provide a diverse workforce by ensuring that discrimination barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or citizenship status, unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes a person in one of these protected groups. EOE

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