The Arc of Genesee Orleans
  • Human Services
  • Batavia, NY, USA
  • Full Time/Part Time

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of others? If so, we welcome you to consider an employment opportunity with the Arc of Genesee Orleans.

We are currently hiring for Direct Care position as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) for our Residential program.  A Direct Support Professional provides assistance with everyday living for adults with developmental disabilities.  Join our team and make a difference in the lives of others and yourself!  We have several shifts available.  


Main Function: Support individuals with developmental disabilities, in their residential home, to achieve their highest level of ability to independent living.

Job Duties:

  1. Assist with household management, shopping, meal preparation, laundry, cleaning, budgeting, and transportation to maximize the individual's skills, abilities, and independence.
  2. Promote the health and wellness of all individuals through health maintenance and prevention strategies, accurate medication administration, knowledge of general health and safety rules, and first aid and emergency procedures.
  3. Work as a team member.
  4. Administers and charts medication accurately and in accordance with agency policy and procedures.
  5. Represents the agency in a positive manner to families and community members.
  6. Participates in organizational activities.
  7. Implement individualized plans, utilizing behavior modification techniques and various instructional strategies as appropriate for the individual.
  8. Support and protect the emotional, physical, spiritual and physical well-being, recognizing autonomy and values each person, ensuring the individual's rights to make an informed decision. 
  9. Identify community services that offer new experiences and present individual with options to try new experiences.
  10. Uses modes of communication that are appropriate for the individual.

Location:  Current openings in Genesee and Orleans County

Shifts:  We have several openings which include:

  • Full-time, part-time, and relief (work hours as needed)
  • Evenings and/or overnights
  • Weekdays and/or weekends

Rate:  $11.66 (evening), $11.93 (overnights), $11.60 (relief)


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 30 pounds.
  • Must be able to become SCIP-R certified.
  • Evening/Day positions require a valid NYS driving license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the agency.

POSITION AVAILABLE:  This position is available immediately


We have many rewarding opportunities available and an attractive benefits package for both full-time and part-time staff including: 

  • Generous Paid Time Off and sick time
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401K w/ Agency Match
  • Affordable Health Insurance (must meet eligibility)
  • Dental Insurance (must meet eligibility)
  • Vision Insurance (must meet eligibility)
  • Paid life Insurance (must meet eligibility)
  • Voluntary Life, Disability, Cancer, and Accident Insurance (must meet eligibility)
  • Workers' Compensation Insurance
  • NYS Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Education Aid Benefit
  • Employee Assistant Program

Come Join Our Team!

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