Career Opportunities

Discover the Rewards of a career in Direct Support

Our Human Resources Office is at the heart of the Agency. We select quality staff and provide them with training in a positive and productive atmosphere. Scheduling screening interviews gives us a good opportunity to meet applicants while also providing valuable information about any available positions.

Open Positions

  • Assistant Director Habilitation Services

    Description: Full-time position (40 hours per week); schedule to be discussed at interview.

    Under the direction of the Program Director, the Assistant Director is responsible and accountable for the following:

    • Supervising department staff
    • Program operation
    • Service provision and documentation of such
    • Regulatory compliance and oversight
    • Ensuring adherence to Federal, State, and agency/department policies and regulations.

    Qualified candidates must have:
    • a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Special Education, or other related field;
    • minimum three years’ experience with developmentally and intellectually disabled people;
    • at least two years supervisory experience; and at least one year of residential services experience.
    • Must have strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
    • Candidate must also have a clean, valid New York State driver’s license, and reliable transportation.
    • Must be proficient in computer documentation to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and database software.

    Salary: $60,000.00 per year

  • Direct Support Professional

    Description: DSPs provide support and care to people with disabilities in accordance with their individual needs, desires, and goals. DSPs implement individual program plans, provide supervision, and intervene as needed to maintain the health, safety, and well-being of the people the Agency supports. DSPs support people at work, at home and in the community.

    Job duties include but are not limited to: completing required documentation, assisting persons supported with activities of daily living (may include transfers/lifts and personal care), helping people build relationships within the community, and providing emotional support, advocacy, and guidance regarding safe and healthy choices. 

    Schedules may include evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidays.

    Full-time, part-time, and relief positions available.

    Requirements: A High School diploma or equivalent and a clean and valid driver’s license are required. Six or more months of experience with people with intellectual or developmental disabilities is preferred.

  • Direct Support Supervisor

    Description: Full-time position (40 hours per week); schedule to be discussed at interview.

    Under the direction of the PATH Assistant/Director, oversees staff and individuals as needed. Assists with scheduling, staff meetings, documentation, direct care, activities and other duties as requested.

    Completes required documentation for proper billing.

    Requirements: High School Diploma. Two (2) years of experience with the MR/DD population. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Clean and valid New York State Drivers License. Must be able to bend, twist, kneel, climb stairs/ladders, and lift up to 50 pounds.

    Note: If a current staff member is interested in being considered for the above position, please notify the Human Resources Department in writing along with a current resume or list of qualifications and a phone number where you can be reached. A current staff member must have six (6) months of service in their current position to request a transfer (this does not apply to part-time and relief staff).

  • Bus Driver

    Description: Our Bus Drivers transport people supported to and from agency program facilities on regularly scheduled runs, ensuring the health and safety of passengers. Bus Drivers are also responsible for maintaining awareness of the needs of their passengers, and complying with the program plans for individuals receiving transportation assistance.  Drivers monitor the safety and functionality of the vehicles utilized and report any concerns to the Transportation Director as needed.

    Full-time and part-time positions available.

    Requirements: A high school diploma or equivalent and clean and valid New York State Class B-P Driver’s License (must also be able to comply with DOT regulations for physical and drug/alcohol testing).  Drivers must also be able to pass and maintain DMV 19-A Physical and Bus Driver certifications.

  • Relief Staff

    Description: Relief employees are needed in all departments within the agency. You will work as a replacement for a full-time or part-time employee on an as-needed basis. Relief employees will receive training for specific departments based on assignment. Requires a High School Diploma/GED or equivalent and a clean and valid driver's license. Experience preferred.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Advocacy and Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We are committed to the provision of equal opportunity employment for all qualified persons in all job classifications in recruitment, selection and promotion without regard to race, color, sex/gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, lawful political affiliations, arrest/conviction record, citizenship status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, pregnancy, marital, familial, veteran or military status, recently separated veterans, victims of domestic violence and stalking, predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, or any other basis protected by law. 

Health, Dental, Vision, Term
Life & Cancer Insurance

NYS Statutory Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability Insurance

Paid Training, Paid Vacation Time, Sick Time, Holidays, and Floating Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement
& Scholarships

403(B) Retirement &
Employer Match

Employee Assistance Program &
Employee Discounts and Perks

Family Medical Leave
& Paid Family Leave

Advancement Opportunities

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