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Direct Support Professional - Overnight Care

Jill's House Inc
Pompton Plains, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description

Direct Support Professional - Overnight Care

Part Time - Weekend Camps

Seasonal (3 weekends per year)

We are currently hiring for our brand new camp location in New Jersey's Garden State camp which is located at Camp Shiloh in Hewitt, NJ. We will be serving kids with intellectual disabilities in the greater New York / New Jersey area.

We are looking to grow our Direct Support Professional staff with great people to work weekend caring for children with special needs so that their parents and caregivers get time to focus on renewing themselves, their families, and their marriages. Although we do not run every weekend, there are many weekends throughout the year available for you to join us (frequency varies). If you are 18 or older and love kids with special needs, we have part-time weekend positions available. We will also have weekday shifts starting in June for our summer camps.

The Direct Support Professional joins us all weekend at camp from Friday to Sunday and is responsible for:

  • The guidance and supervision of the children to whom they are assigned.
  • Performing a combination of basic care, assistance with activities of daily living and activity guidance duties in safe, nurturing environment.

Location: Camp Shiloh in Hewitt, New Jersey.

Time Commitment: Friday at 5:00PM until Sunday at 2:00PM

Camps Currently Held: Camps are currently held 3 weekends a year.

The Overnight Direct Support Professional at our Garden State camp would stay inside a cabin with at most 8-10 campers…

  • Complete bed checks every hour
  • Assist with activities of daily living- such as toileting and showers
  • Ensure safety of all campers during the night
  • Assist Friday night with check in.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 and be a high school graduate or GED.
  • At least three months successful experience in working directly with children.
  • Patience, good oral and written communication skills.
  • Great team skills, willingness to learn and grow.
  • Passion for working with children, physical strength and stamina to participate in camp activities.
  • Affirm the McLean Bible Church Vision and Values as well as Standards of Christian Conduct.

Click on the following you tube link to catch a glimpse of our camp program -

Please review and sign the attached Vision and Values statement and upload it with your resume and cover letter.

The goal of Jill’s House is to share Jesus’ love with children with special needs and their families through professional excellence.

Jill’s House is a Christian non-profit organization that loves and serves families raising children, adolescents, and young adults (ages 6-22) with intellectual disabilities through short-term, overnight respite care and holistic family support services. As long as their children can be safely served at Jill's House, all families (regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, or any other characteristic) will be unconditionally welcomed, served, and loved. To learn more, please visit our website at

Jill's House Inc


Pompton Plains, NJ
07444 USA


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