The Arc of Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • $12.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time



If  You Want A Career That Makes a Difference

In the Lives of Others- We Want to Hear From You!

Just complete our initial 3 minute questionnaire for this positions, and submit your work history or resume on-line. We will review your information and get back to you asap! Most of our openings are entry level direct care positions that start at $12.00 per hour - No Experience Necessary.

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The role of the Direct Support Professional Staff is to support individuals with disabilities, in a variety of settings, to live/work as independently as possible, reach their personal goals, develop skills and become members of their chosen communities. Types of support may include, but are not limited to: support in community settings, personal care, support with health and wellness, and supporting people to gain and maintain integrated community employment, based on their unique interests, talents and abilities; and other meaningful activities.

These are Full Time Positions which pay $12.00 per hour, with a work schedule of M-F 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. 


While this is an entry-level position, one year experience supporting people with  developmental disabilities or a similar population is preferred. High School Diploma/GED required. Must also be 18 years old or older, and have a valid driver's license along with two (2) years of driving experience and good driving history.

The successful candidate must be able to attend our paid specialized training (held M-F 8:30 am 5:00 pm) for your first several weeks. Applicants also need to pass a reading comprehension and math test, a background check, and pre-employment screenings which include a drug screen and physical/fitness test. Position requires lifting and transferring (at least 50 pounds), and the ability to provide direct care and implement proper restraint techniques to ensure the health and safety of the persons served. 



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