Direct Support Professional

Launch your career as a DSP & receive a $1,000 Sign-on Bonus!

Make a Real Difference: Enrich Lives and Foster Independence

Location: Capital Region

Base Pay: $15.30 - $17.50 / Hour

Plus, Secure a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus:

  • 25% or $250 after 3 months
  • 25% or $250 after 6 months
  • 50% or $500 after 1 year

Your Role in Empowerment:

As a Direct Support Professional at Catholic Charities Disabilities Services, you'll play a pivotal role in individuals' lives by:

  • Providing essential care and support
  • Administering medications responsibly
  • Upholding our mission and values

Mission-Driven Excellence and Comprehensive Benefits:

At Catholic Charities, we're dedicated to service and offer:

  • A supportive work-life balance
  • A diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement planning options
  • Employee Assistance Program for comprehensive support
  • Generous Time Off (Up to 23 days off in your first year)
  • Employee discounts for various entertainment and services
  • Monthly Employer Funded HRA for your well-being
  • Tuition Reimbursement to support continuous growth

Elevate Your Earnings:

  • Starting minimum salary: $15.30/hour
  • Maximum salary: $17.50/hour (*based on program*)

Enhanced Opportunity:

  • $1.50/hour differential for hours between 3pm Friday and 7am Monday

Ready to Thrive? Your Opportunity Awaits:

  • Full-time and part-time options, including morning, evening, and overnight shifts
  • Comprehensive training including Orientation, SCIP CPR/First Aid, and Medication Administration Certification, with a $1.20/hour increase upon completion


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check and fingerprinting

⭐ Join Our Team and Be Part of a Transformative Journey! ⭐ 

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Law:

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)