Community Participation Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Downingtown, PA (155)

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TitleCommunity Participation Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Downingtown, PA
Posting ID155


Direct Support Professional 


Make a difference every day by joining CCRES as a Direct Support Professional Substitute!


We are accepting applications for Direct Support Professionals Substitutes to work within the Adult Services Program at Milltown in Downingtown, PA!


The Direct Support Professional positions are a direct service (face to face) provider in the adult day program and in community settings using a Person-Centered Planning approach to assist individuals in acquiring, maintaining, and improving self-help, domestic, socialization, and adaptive skills.





Primary Responsibilities for Direct Support Professionals:

  • Provide 1:1 - 1:6 ratio (face-to-face) services in adult day program and community settings to assist individuals in acquiring, maintaining, and improving self-help, domestic, socialization, and adaptive skills.
  • Provide support in the general areas of self-care, communication, fine and gross motor skills, mobility, therapeutic activities, personal adjustment and recreation.
  • Provide transportation as necessary to enable the individual’s Community Participation Service in accordance with his or her ISP.
  • Support the individual to participate in community events, associations, groups, functions, volunteer associations or a community work projects.
  • Bridge communication gaps and facilitate meaningful social connections within the individual’s community with the ultimate goal of employment.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • High School Diploma required.
  • One year of related work experience preferred.


Why is CCRES the BEST decision for YOU:

CCRES is a non-profit industry leader providing educational and behavioral health HR/staffing services within Southeastern PA. We work in partnership with the Home & Community Services (H&CS) program of the CCIU to provide the highest quality behavioral health services to individuals with special needs.

  • Receive support from a CCIU program specialist.
  • Caring and compassionate CCRES HR team!


Credentialing Requirements:

  • Education documentation – Degree or official transcripts.
  • PA Child Abuse Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • PA Criminal Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • PA Department of Education FBI Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • TB screening (Current within 1 year)
  • Physical & proven ability to safely lift 50+ pounds
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Medication Administration

CCRES Perks:

  • Benefits for employees working 25 or more hours per week will be eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental and Life & Short-term Disability Insurance. 
  • CCRES 403 (b) Retirement Savings Plan – 3% matching contribution.
  • Discount Membership at the YMCA.
  • Educational partnerships with Saint Joseph’s University, Eastern University and Capella University.
  • Employees are eligible to receive compensation for required trainings.
  • Longevity bonus awarded to employees for 5-years of service.
  • Gift card raffle on pay-day Fridays.
  • 11 paid holidays

 Direct Support Professional pay rate is $16/hour, with a cap of $18/hour


(W2 employment) 

Employees are eligible to receive compensation for required trainings, supervision and travel stipend (between client locations).

403 (b) with employer match.

YMCA membership discount.




CCRES is an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.




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Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$16.00 - $18.00 / Per Hour
LocationChester County, PA

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/22/2020

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