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Direct Support Professional, Developmental Disabilities

Direct Support Professional, Developmental Disabilities

Job Location 
Developmental Disabilities
Regular Full-Time

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Position Overview

Company Overview


Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.


For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.


We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.


Program Overview

The Program Specialist provides individuals with developmental disabilities with skills for independent living in a safe environment.


  • HS Diploma or GED required, Associates Degree preferred
  • One year’s experience providing direct services to developmentally disabled persons preferred
  • Valid NYS Driver’s license
  • Preferred Certifications: AMAP, SCIP-R, CPR & First Aid