Hiring Full- and Part-Time Direct Support Professionals: Earn more than a paycheck!

Debbie and Allie enjoy sharing an evening of food and fun.

TITLE: Full Time/ Part Time Direct Support Professional

PRIMARY LOCATIONS: South Side / Brookline / Dormont / Mt. Lebanon / Scott Twp./ Bethel Park / Castle Shannon / Reserve Twp. / Greater Pittsburgh Area


Mon. thru Fri. 9am-2pm / 9am-5pm / 2pm-10pm / 5-10pm / 10pm-9am / block shifts
Weekends 9am-2pm / 9am-5pm / 2pm-10pm / 5-10pm / 10pm-9am / block shifts

START DATE: Immediately

STARTING SALARY: $11.50 / hour

GED/ HS Diploma or above
Driver’s License
Act 33/34 clearances & FBI clearance
Physical w/ mantoux prior to date of hire
Experience is helpful, but not required; training is provided


  • Provide direct support to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (mental retardation).
  • Be able to work as a team member, follow directions, and agree to supervision by Residential Advisor
  • Be able to carry out the mission and support the values of the Emmaus Community
  • To enter into respectful and meaningful relationships with the residents
  • Menu planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation (special diets must be followed)
  • Medication administration
  • Assist with medical appointments
  • Assist with personal hygiene
  • Help to develop and carry out goals and implement ISP; appropriate documentation
  • Attend staff meetings as required
  • Participate in Community celebrations such as birthday parties and holidays
  • Maintain compliance with all State and County mandated regulations
  • To plan and provide residents with opportunities for socialization and recreation both at home and out in the community
  • Helps with the upkeep and maintenance of the home and the residents rooms and belongings
  • Conducts and records monthly fire drills
  • Assists residents with money management, and follows strict policies on protecting and safeguarding client and agency funds
  • All DSPs are cross trained at least one other Emmaus location

Emmaus does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin (including limited English proficiency), age, or sex.

Ruth Casey – 412-381-0277 or RCasey[at]EmmausPgh.org
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