Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.
Sheltering Arms is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals for our Day Hab and Residential Facilities in the Bronx and Manhattan, to provide Direct Support Services to our adult residents in the program. The Direct Support Professional will ensure the safety and well-being of the residents with Developmental Disabilities, by providing consistent and quality comfort, care, training, and support, and empowering them to engage in day-to-day activities. This includes toileting, feeding, showering, dressing, and maintaining health and hygiene.
Comprehensive benefits package included. This is a Union position.
Employment at Sheltering Arms is contingent on background checks as required by our funders and Sheltering Arms policy which may include: Drug Test, Criminal Conviction History, Sex Offender Registry Search, State Central Registry Check, Employment Verification, Education Verification, and Professional References.
It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual's perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.