Direct Support Professional - Meet Up

Location: New York, NY

Department: Westside Connections

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

We are currently looking for staff to support a young man on a part time, flexible schedule. He would like to meet new people and is looking to hire a staff person help him explore social opportunities. 

An ideal candidate is patient, has a great sense of humor and pays close attention to detail. Prior work with people with special needs is not required but a background or interest in psychology/social work is incredibly helpful.

Hours are flexible depending on schedule of individual and support staff but for the most part will be in late afternoons on Wednesdays or Thursday/Friday morning, as well as weekends, about two to four hours per week. 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  • Assist individual with attending the social events  
  • Assist him to prepare for the activity and then debrief afterwards. 
  • Assisting him by helping him to meet new people and create new friendships

Qualifications: Minimum education experience - High school degree.

Salary: 20.00/hr, non-exempt for overtime

Benefits: Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP), ability to contribute to pre-tax commuter and medical FSA plans, 403b pension with employer match after two years of employment 

To Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and dates of availability to via our job board or send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path 
Attn: Lauren Enos
256 West 38th St 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018

Any offer of a position is conditional upon passing a background check as per regulations by OPWDD and the New York State Justice Center. *Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. **Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status. 

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