Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Downingtown, PA
Job Details
Achieve Program - Downingtown, PA
Full Time
High School or Equivalant
$16.00 - $18.00 Hourly
Nonprofit - Social Services


Make a difference every day by joining CCRES as a Direct Support Professional (DSP)!


The Direct Support Professional (DSP) is a direct service (face to face) provider in the adult day program supporting consumers in community settings using a person-centered planning approach to assist individuals in acquiring, maintaining, and improving self-help, domestic, socialization, and adaptive skills.


  • Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm. 
  • Flexible to consider a DSP to work 2-3 days between Monday-Friday.
  • Location: Achieve program, 150 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 430, Downingtown, PA 19335.
  • 11 paid holidays! 
  • 10 days PTO!


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 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 or GED
  • Reliable Transportation required to take a consumer out for community-based activities.

  • Physical & proven ability to safely lift 50+ pounds

  • Due to the population of clients this program supports, proof of full Covid-19 vaccination is required. 


Credentialing Requirements:

(Clearances, TB & physical must be current within 12 months)

  • PA Child Abuse (Act 151) Clearance
  • PA Criminal (Act 34) Clearance
  • PA Department of Human Services (DHS) Federal Criminal History Report (Use DHS Code: 1KG738)
  • TB Screening
  • Physical examination 
  • Education Documentation - Diploma OR Official Transcripts 


About CCRES:

  • 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.

CCRES Perks:

  • Benefits for employees working 30 or more hours per week will be eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental & Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, FlexCare, Short-Term disability and Life insurance.   
  • CCRES 403 (b) Retirement Savings Plan – 3% matching contribution.
  • Educational partnerships with Saint Joseph’s University, Eastern University and Capella University.
  • Employees are eligible to receive compensation for required trainings.
  • Milestone service award (5 years, 10 years, 15 years) 
  • Gift card raffle on pay-day Fridays.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


The pay rate for a Direct Support Professional (DSP) is $16/hour and progresses to $18/hour. 

(W2 employment)


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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