Direct Support Professional - Mentor in Acting

Location: New York, NY

Department: Westside Connections

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life.

We are currently looking for a staff to assist a young man with developing his professional career as an actor. He is currently engaged with a theater company but would like assistance with taking the next steps.  Individuals interested or have experience with developing as a professional actor are strongly encouraged to apply. 

He would also like assistance with:

  • Household chores
  • Errands and shopping
  • Cooking, cleaning and organizing his home
  • Exploring events in the community together, including going to theater, classes at local community centers and libraries. 

About the individual: He enjoys theater and social events. He enjoys playing the piano and singing and would enjoy working on this with a staff. He possess a technical theater degree and would enjoy acting classes or practicing at home with staff. 

Looking to hire a staff person part time, about six hours a week. The schedule could be split between days or could occur all on one day.  The weekly schedule is flexible.

Salary: 25.00/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 and meeting the hours requirement

To Apply: Job Path seriously reviews all application materials with an emphasis on the content of the cover letter.  Please detail your hobbies and interests in the cover letter, as it will assist in the matching process. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and dates of availability via our job board,

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path 
Attn: Lauren Enos
256 West 38th Street  2 floor
New York, NY 10018

*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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