DSP 35 Hrs Autism Program

The Direct Support Professional - 35 hour position provides services to consumers in both the classroom setting and in the community.  The position provides quality direct care services to individuals with developmental disabilities who live in the surrounding community and adults with Autism in a classroom setting.You will develop and maintain positive open communication with participants, their families, other service agencies and the community projecting a caring, professional image which fosters consumer confidence in the staff and program's ability to provide care. Acknowledge and respect participants' choices and preferences in providing experiences and activities.  


High School Diploma/GED, a valid driver’s license and working vehicle are required.  Previous experience or background in working with autistic individuals is a plus.  Must be able to complete a mandatory two week training period, which takes place Monday through Friday, 8:30a - 3:30p.  

Full time, 35 hours a week with a full benefits package:  Work Thursday/Friday/Saturday, and have Sunday through Wednesday off.  $9.64 per hour. M/F/Disabled/Veteran/EOE.

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Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Associate

The Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable position is responsible for performing all functions associated with the processing of the accounts payable/receivable process.  This includes matching, preparing and inputting purchase orders, invoices and receipt acknowledgements for payment.  Also, preparing cash requirements and scheduling of check distribution for approval by the VP of Finance, and processing and producing checks for payment, insuring validity of claims.  The Associate also maintains vendor files, assists in audit preparation, and performs petty cash audits on a quarterly basis.  This is a high volume position which requires multi-tasking and the ability to prioritize.    

A.A.S. in Accounting and two (2) years of accounting/auditing experience or high school diploma and four (4) years of accounting/auditing experience.  Computer experience is essential, along with experience in Excel, FundEZ or related software.  Full time, Monday through Friday, 8a - 3:30p.  $11.01 - $14.87 depending upon experience.  M/F/V/D.

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Direct Support Professional - Residential

Direct Support Professionals – Residential promote positive self-esteem of residents in a loving home atmosphere through consistent positive interactions, support, encouragement, and unconditional respect of individual resident rights. Assist with the daily routine of the house, which may include meal preparation, lifting, transferring, assistance with activities of daily living, transportation to medical appointments, counseling, and/or behavioral interventions. Responsible for direct care duties as necessary, including assisting individuals with toileting, medication needs, illness issues, fire evacuations, or other emergent situations. Develop and maintain positive, open communication with residents' family members, and project a caring, professional image which fosters customer confidence in staff's ability to provide care. DSP must complete all program requirements within designated time frames, such as in-service trainings. Many part-time and weekend hours available. Shifts are usually afternoon/evening, i.e., 4pm-12a, 2pm-10pm, 3pm- 9pm, etc. Positions are located in HARC’s Residential homes in Dolgeville, Little Falls, Herkimer, Mohawk, Ilion, and Frankfort. 

Wage: Beginning January 1, 2014, the hourly rate is $10 per hour with shift differentials.  Candidates with a Bachelor's Degree start at $11.76.


High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Must have accessible telephone number and agency approvable driver's license.  M/F/Disabled/Veteran/EOE.

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Residence Manager

The Residence Manager position is responsible for the day to day operations of a residential home for adult individuals with developmental disabilities. The Residence Manager ensures that quality direct care and support is given to residents and ensures efficient operation of shifts. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

This working supervisor position will assume responsibility for the operation of the residence including scheduling staff coverage, meal preparation, grocery shopping, recreation, assistance with activities of daily living, transportation, consumer counseling and/or behavioral interventions, and documentation in consumer records. They will have direct care duties as well as role modeling and training for staff and consumers.

Ensure and provide care of residents following program procedures, treatment plans, ISPs, including assisting individuals with toileting, medication needs, illness issues, fire evacuations and/or other emergent situations.

Directly supervise staff including directing the daily activities of staff; providing staff with guidance and instructions; counseling and discipline issues; performance appraisals and time off requests.

Promote positive self-esteem of residents in a loving home atmosphere through consistently positive interactions, support, encouragement, and unconditional respect of residents' rights.

Associate's degree and one (1) year of related experience preferred. Experience with persons with disabilities and supervisory experience. Must have accessible telephone number and Agency approvable driver's license. This is a full-time position, generally afternoon/evening hours with some weekend hours required.

Previous experience in a Residential setting with supervisory experience preferred.

There are two positions available; one located in Mohawk and the other located in Frankfort, NY.

Candidate must be able to make independent decisions, multi-task, complete required paperwork and be computer literate.  Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

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LPN

Maintain filing and/or charting as required. Participate as a member of the treatment team in development of nursing care plans and other service delivery plans. Responsible for direct care duties including but not limited to assisting individuals with toileting, illness issues, fire evacuations, or other emergent situations. Promote positive self-esteem of consumers through consistently positive interactions, support, encouragement, and unconditional respect of individual resident rights. Successful completion of the Medication Administration course and subsequent competent administration of medication, including all related documentation. Perform Advocate duties in such a way that reflects the individualization, integration, and fulfillment of individual potential for the person(s) advocated for. Develop and maintain a positive and cooperative partnership with other program staff to ensure a team approach to best possible care is utilized. Assist with the daily routine which may include but is not limited to meal preparation, lifting, transferring, assistance with ADLs, counseling and/or behavioral interventions up to and including physical intervention.

Full time with full benefits.  Sunday/Monday 6a - 2p; Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 1p - 9p; Friday/Saturday OFF.  $12.61 per hour.

Requires valid NYS LPN license and previous experience helpful; valid driver's license. M/F/D/V.

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Bus Driver

Door to door transportation for individuals with disabilities throughout Herkimer County.   Bus Drivers are also responsible for assisting passengers as necessary in boarding and departing vehicles.

Requirements:  High School Diploma/GED preferred but not required, and a current NYS CDL Class B driver's license or permit.  Year round, full-time, Monday - Friday, split shift.  Positions come with a full benefits package which includes medical, dental and life insurance, paid time off, paid sick time, and paid training.  $10.00 per hour. 

$2,000 sign on bonus after first six (6) months of employment!!!!

 M/F/Disabled/Veteran/EOE.

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