Company Description: Pathlight Group is a non-profit organization in Western Massachusetts that has been creating opportunities, building relationships, and improving the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families for 60 years. We are a dynamic organization with a deep commitment to our mission. We have a strong reputation for high quality services. Additional information can be found on our website, www.pathlightgroup.org.
Creating opportunities, building relationships, improving lives for children and adults with developmental disabilities are the heart and soul of the work we do at Pathlight, Inc.
Pathlight is known for high quality services for children and adults with developmental disabilities, and support for their families and for others who will benefit from our services. Pathlight is also known as a leader and innovator in our field.
Individuals and families feel listened to and respected, and have information needed to make decisions to meet their goals through their lives.
Services are responsive to the ethnic and cultural diversity of the communities we serve.
Employees feel valued, demonstrate competence, and are supported in their professional growth.
Internal operations are efficiently structured to deliver quality services, growth and innovation.
Direct Support Professionals (Greenfield, MA)
$13.13 Per Hour
High School or Equivalent
Up to One Year
Nice to have
CPR, First Aid, MAP, Safety Care - Preference: Nice to have
Pay Rate: Starts at $13.13/hr
Looking for meaningful work that allows you to make a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities? At Pathlight, we believe that all people want to live fulfilling, happy lives. Our goal is to provide the individual and family with those services that support individual choice and maximize independence.
As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) you will provide aid, with the aim of helping each individual realize their fullest potential.
What's in it for you?
Helping others to live safe, happy and dignified lives!
No experience necessary, we provide paid on the job training for the right candidate!
Smiling faces of the individuals who are happy to see you every day - leaving you with the most rewarding feeling.
Full Time and Per Diem positions available
Benefits Offered: *for eligible employees after applicable wait periods*
Paid Time Off/Paid Sick Time
Paid AAA Membership
Verizon Wireless Plan & Accessory Discounts
Short Term Disability
403(b) MassMutual Retirement Services
Essential Job Functions:
Attend appointments and community outings - at no expense to you!
Provide care which may include feeding, dressing, bathing, restroom assistance, support with walking, and lifting.
Administer medications and utilize assistive medical devices.
Implement the ISP/goals of individuals.
Remain fully available to individuals served.
Complete related records, as assigned and applicable.
Provide First Aid/CPR and seek emergency medical care if necessary.
Apply organization policies and procedures.
Participate in housekeeping, laundering and general maintenance.
Apply online or come see who we are and apply in person at either of our office locations!
101 Munson St. Greenfield, MA 01301. Monday-Friday 9a-5p.
220 Brookdale Dr. Springfield, MA 01104. Monday-Friday 9a-5p.
18 years or older with High School Diploma or equivalent
Valid driver's license/acceptable driving record & reliable transportation
2 professional references