Lifetime Assistance Inc.
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • 15.50-15.92 per hour Commensurate with experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits eligible

Job Title: Direct Support Professional

Locations: Various sites in Chili, Greece, and Spencerport

Schedule available: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Position Type: Full-time or Part-time

About Us: Lifetime Assistance, Inc. is a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive support services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. With a mission to empower individuals and promote their independence, we have proudly served our community since 1978. As the 8th largest employer in Rochester, we are committed to building a team of compassionate professionals who share our vision of enhancing the lives of those we serve.

Position Overview: Lifetime Assistance, Inc. is seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our team as Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). As a DSP, you will play a pivotal role in supporting individuals with disabilities to live meaningful and fulfilling lives. This is an opportunity to make a positive impact in our community while building a rewarding career.

Care and Support:

  • Assist individuals with daily living activities, including personal care, meal preparation, and medication administration.
  • Provide emotional support, companionship, and encouragement to promote independence.
  • Foster a safe and inclusive environment that respects the dignity and rights of each individual.

Communication and Documentation:

  • Maintain clear and open communication with clients, their families, and the interdisciplinary team.
  • Document client progress, health records, and incidents accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Report any changes in client behavior or health to the appropriate supervisors.

Community Engagement:

  • Plan and engage individuals in community-based activities, outings, and social events.
  • Encourage participation in vocational and recreational opportunities to enhance social skills and community integration.

Training and Development:

  • Attend mandatory training sessions and stay updated on best practices in the field of developmental disabilities.
  • Seek opportunities for professional growth and skill development.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is a plus.
  • Previous experience in caregiving, healthcare, or a related field is a plus.
  • Compassion, patience, and a strong desire to make a positive impact on individuals' lives.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Basic computer skills for documentation purposes.
  • CPR and First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain).


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick leave)
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Employee referral bonus of $1500 or $2000 for RNs
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Meaningful and rewarding work experience, making a difference in the community

If you are passionate about improving the lives of individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and meet the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

Lifetime Assistance, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce. We welcome candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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