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Direct Support Professional - Nassau County, NY

Westbury, NY
  • Posted: 24 days ago
  • $15 to $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description


Why not join our 4,000+ employees in a career at YAI?!

Working at YAI means effecting real change in people's lives. It means going home at the end of the day knowing you have helped someone accomplish a goal. If you want a career supporting others, creatively finding solutions to life's challenges, and building a more inclusive community, YAI is the place for you!
We are hiring people for our Nassau County locations. The ideal candidate should possess a wide range of skills and are eager to promote YAI's mission of supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live, love, work, and learn in their communities.

About the Position:
Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) work closely with people of all ages who have intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Depending on the supports needed, DSPs may work in a person’s home, in their family’s home, in a YAI residence, at a day habilitation center, or out in the community.

Qualifications and Requirements:  
•    High School Diploma or GED
•    Work or life experience in the I/DD field is a plus but not mandatory
•    Driver's license required for majority of locations


Full Time weekday and weekend positions are available including 40 hour morning, evening, and overnight schedules.

Benefit Highlights:
•    DailyPay available - Work today, get paid today!
•    Tuition reimbursement
•    Medical and dental insurance (with options for family and more extensive medical plans, as well as vision)
•    Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
•    403(b) retirement with employer match
•    Life insurance and long-term disability
•    Discounts on travel, entertainment, wireless services, shopping, and more! Check out our Benefits page to learn more!

Hourly Pay Range:
$15.00 - $18.00


Company Description
YAI has been dedicated to providing innovative services for the intellectual and/or developmental disability (I/DD) community since its founding in 1957 at a time when institutional living was the norm for people with I/DD. Operating in New York State, northern New Jersey, and California, YAI has a team of over 4,000 employees and supports over 20,000 people of all ages in the I/DD community today.



Westbury, NY


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