COARC Direct Support Professional Supervisor; For Current Coarc employees only in Hudson, New York

Direct Support Professional Supervisor; For Current Coarc employees only

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Full Time




$13.94 hr, depending on education and experience with an additional $2.00 hr for hours worked between Friday 11:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 pm

Job Description




Hudson, New York

Job Title:

Direct Support Professional Supervisor; For Current Coarc employees only

To Start:



35 hours per week

Wednesday 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Thursday & Friday 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm


Non Exempt

Are you looking for:

  • A position where you are truly appreciated?

  • A place where you can really make a difference?

  • How about 23 days off your first year PLUS your birthday off PLUS a paid day off to volunteer?

  • Low cost College opportunities (for you and your family!)

  • Low cost health, dental and vision insurance?

Voted best non- profit/community organization of Columbia County 2015 AND 2016

For More Information: Coarc Employment Services Representative at or 518 672-4451 ext 2143 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please complete an application in full with entire work history and include Job number: RV-DSPS-35-160929


Minimum Starting Salary:

$13.94 hr, depending on education and experience with an additional $2.00 hr for hours worked between Friday 11:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 pm

Duties & Responsibilities:

In conjunction with the Supervisor, oversee the day-to-day operations of the designated program location and ensure appropriate staff coverage.


  • Oversee and support the development of staff; provide training to program staff on all aspects of their role; conduct routine meetings with program staff to allow for the exchange of issues, concerns, plans for significant events and updates of Agency policies and procedures; ensure proper use of individuals’ funds per program requirements; ensure that staff is educated about individuals’ needs, behaviors and procedures; provide supervision and guidance to all DSPs assigned; develop a shared relationship with the individuals that supports the unique personal desires and needs of each individual served; provide assistance to the individual with decision-making, problem solving and providing encouragement to become as much of a self-advocate as possible; assist the individuals served to know their own personal strengths and worth; assist the individual in sharing those personal traits with others in a variety of community settings; support the individual in making friends within their natural community settings; support healthy living practices, inclusive of diet, exercise, stress reduction and emotional support, medical and dental health practices as needed or requested by the individuals served; understand and report all instances of physical or emotional harm to the individual by others in accordance with Agency policies and procedures relative to OPWDD Part 624 regulations;; be familiar with all safety measures and procedures for on-site and off-site activities, assist the individuals served in maintaining a comfortable, orderly and clean environment; support the individuals in enjoying life by teaching them to care for their surroundings, inclusive of house cleaning activities; encourage and support the individuals to take part in volunteer, educational, recreational and work activities in their community; as needed, provide medication administration support; participate in the development and review of each individual’s service planning meetings; safely operate Agency vehicles per policy and per NYS Traffic Laws and attend all required trainings and maintain all required certifications necessary to support the individuals.

.May be required to work beyond scheduled hours when mandated to ensure adequate staff coverage. May also be required to provide coverage for alternate individuals in a different location per program management or AOD request.


HS diploma or GED required; 2 year degree in Human Services preferred. One year of experience with disabilities required. Valid driver’s license required. Must be able to be certified in Adult CPR and Adult First Aide, and as determined by the individuals assigned: ability to be certified in OPWDD medication administration and/or Insulin Certification; ability to be certified in OPWDD PROMOTE and/or SCIP training/certification; ability to be certified in Pediatric CPR/First Aide training/certification; and/or OCFS Child Abuse Registry Clearance. Must be able to regularly lift up to 25 pounds and frequently up to 50 pounds.

This position requires the ability to transfer, ambulate and give physical assistance to individuals and to implement physical intervention techniques per OPWDD SCIP training.

Employer Details

Company name:



(800) 888-4451






New York


Hudson, New York