Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Direct Support Professional (Full Time/Part-Time/Per Diem)

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/15/2022 3:48 PM)
# of Openings
Community and Social Services


Care with me in mind. 


Toomey is a not-for-profit organization providing community-based clinical treatment services and programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, youth in foster care and youth with mental health needs in the Central New York region.  Our mission is to help individuals achieve their highest level of capability and increase opportunities for their future success. We are committed to person-centered, family-focused services.


Employees working at Toomey Residential and Community Services can enjoy these benefits:


Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Insurance and Paid Time off Benefits

Paid Trainings

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion



Multiple positions open for Full Time, Part-Time and Per Diem at our locations throughout Onondaga County. 1st, 2nd and Overnight shifts available.

The Direct Support Professional will serve as an advocate for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Assist with personal care needs, provide supervision, and act as a role model to clients who reside in a group home setting or out in the community. Assist clients in their day-to-day routines and teach them skills necessary to achieve their maximum potential as defined in their care plans. The Direct Support Professional will help in maintaining the household including, but not limited to, meal preparation, cooking, cleaning and shopping. Serve as a positive liaison between outside service providers, parents, and others who have a relationship with clients. Provide transportation for program needs/recreational activities. The Direct Support Professional is someone who enjoys creating and maintaining a meaningful environment to help others live their best possible life. 


Must be 21 year's old and have a valid NYS driver's license with 4 points or less. High School Diploma or GED required; Associates in Human Services preferred. Experience working with individuals with disabilities or in another human service area or in a health care field OR Associates degree in Human Services or related field required. Will be required to successfully complete the OPWDD fingerprinting clearance.


Toomey Residential and Community Services believes that individuals have a unique value and should be treated equally according to their human rights. Caring for and listening to those affected by inequality is important to us because we serve and employ a diverse group of individuals. We are actively seeking applicants whose values align with our mission to promote diversity, equity and inclusion as we work to empower vulnerable and underrepresented community groups.

Toomey Residential and Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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