Make a Difference from Day One.

Discover an incredibly rewarding career supporting people with autism and other developmental disabilities as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) with Jay Nolan Community Services.

No degree is required. You will be provided with all the training you need to get started.

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Direct Support Professional (DSP) Jobs
What is a Direct Support Professional?

DSPs assist the people they support to build relationships, live safely in their own homes, and accomplish their goals.

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Support California’s Diverse Communities

Staff at Jay Nolan provide support in a variety of languages including Spanish, Korean, Tagalog, Armenian, ASL, and more.

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Part-Time Work That Changes Lives

Our weekend and part-time job openings are perfect for students and others looking for flexible hours.

Make a Difference. One positive interaction at a time.
A career in direct support services is more than just a job. Just like Benita did, you might find that the best part is the lasting relationships you build with the people you support.

A Rewarding Career
Salaries Start At $19.25 Per Hour

Benefits for DSPs include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Aflac
  • Paid Sick & Vacation Days
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Paid CPR & First Aid Training
  • Retirement Plan with company matching
  • Childcare Support Reimbursement
  • More
  • "I get a good sense that I'm trying to make a difference in someone's life by changing the quality of their life."

    Tony Community Support Supervisor
  • "You're there to support and to help them...and make their day easier. To learn from them and teach them. It's a pleasure working with them."

    Salvador Direct Support Professional
  • "Just knowing that I am a part of something that can make someone happy and at the same time be helping people in their everyday lives. I think it's just awesome."

    Kimberly Community Support Supervisor
  • "I absolutely love working with Jay Nolan with Laurie. It's awesome. We have our routines…and we have a great time together. How can I not love my job working with Laurie?"

    Benita Direct Support Professional
  • "It's just a really great company to work for. It's really hands on every day working with people and helping them grow and it's been really wonderful."

    Amy Job Developer

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About Us

The mission of Jay Nolan Community Services, Inc. (JNCS) is to enable individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities to live fulfilling lives as members of the community by providing support services customized to their individual needs.

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Working at JNCS requires unwavering dedication, stamina, and hard work– both physical and mental. While it is a challenging, it also offers profound rewards for those who look past its demands and approach the job with compassion. Jay Nolan has been supporting children and adults with autism, as well as other disabilities, since 1975.

Make a Difference in Someone’s Life.

Staff Directory

The leadership team at Jay Nolan Community Services strives to assure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities receive the right kinds of supports and assistance so that they can pursue their hopes and dreams and live to their full potential within the community.

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Annual Reports & Memorandoms

Jay Nolan Community Services believes that all individuals we support have the right to effective means of communication and opportunities to have a voice and control in the delivery of their supports and in their lives. All people have the following specific communication rights in their daily interactions.

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Suggestions & Concerns

Feedback submitted through our Employee Reporting & Feedback form is completely anonymous. Your name, email and other personally identifiable information is not required.

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Safety Corner

Safety Flyers & Other Important Information

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990 Information

Jay Nolan Community Services, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. You may view our latest 990 information here.