CAREERS AT THE ARC
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
The Arc of Cape May County, Inc., is known for its dedication and excellence in working for and on behalf of people with developmental disabilities. We are seeking applicants who can work either full-time, part-time or on a substitute basis. We have seventeen residential programs located throughout Cape May County. Available shifts are usually 3pm to 11pm and 11pm to 9am.
Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s) provide education, training, and support in life activities such as work, daily living skills, recreation, and connections with family members and friends. Direct Support Professionals also carry out behavioral and health interventions and treatment plans. Direct Support Professionals must be able to maintain records properly, act responsibly in emergency situations, and interact positively with residents.
Watch this short video for a preview of what it’s like to do the work of a Direct Support Professional: DSP JOB PREVIEW
- Direct Support professionals start at $20.50 per hour after completion of all training at $16.07 per hour.
There are many benefits to working at The Arc such as good health, prescription, vision, and dental plans, retirement plan with matching contributions, paid time-off days, employee assistance program, Employee of the Month recognition awards, holiday pay, direct deposit, and more. More importantly, if you become employed here you’ll have the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities.