Jay Nolan Community Services

Direct Support Professional (DSP) Jobs

In Los Angeles and San Jose

Jay Nolan Community Services

What does a Direct Support Professional (DSP) Do?

A career as a DSP is more than just a job; it is a relationship based on mutual respect and understanding. Sophia describes her experience working at Jay Nolan.

Also known as Home Support Workers, Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) at Jay Nolan Community Services work directly with adults with special needs, including autism and other intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Unlike a caregiver, a DSP assists in supporting individuals in accomplishing their own tasks needed to live in their home and community safely. For example, instead of buying groceries for the person served, a DSP would go with the supported individual and offer them assistance while they buy groceries for themselves.

Ultimately, the role of a DSP is to guide the individual served to live independently without any supports or assistance. Support is always one-on-one and customized to individual needs. Full-time, part-time, weekend, and overnight positions are available in Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley, and San Jose areas.

A career as a DSP is more than just a job; it is a relationship based on mutual respect and understanding. Sophia describes her experience working at Jay Nolan.

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Our organizational training department at Jay Nolan Community Services has a threefold mission. First, to provide training to new employees so that they are equipped with the information and skills they need to be successful on the job. Second, to provide ongoing training and skill set that aid in the professional development and retention of incumbent staff. And third, to develop and create events and opportunities for community outreach through our educational programs and advocacy involvement.

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Volunteer at JNCS

Do you have a special talent or gift? Become more involved and share your talents and gifts with us! We are always looking for people to help. Whether it is joining a committee, helping to plan a fundraiser, doing some office work, or helping to paint a house, our volunteers provide an important service.

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Promotional Programs

Promotional programs allow you to use your favorite services while helping support Jay Nolan Community Services. When you shop with one of our partners, a percentage of your purchase on eligible products, is donated to Jay Nolan Community Services.

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Become a Corporate Partner

Becoming a corporate sponsor is a good way to show that you care and helps strengthen the community. Your support helps us to provide better and greater care to more people in need. As a corporate partner, we believe that our success is your success too!

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Employer Program

If you are an employer looking for quality employees, consider hiring a person with a disability. Studies have shown that people with disabilities make excellent, hard-working employees. It’s good for business. It’s good for the community. And, you may even be eligible for a special tax incentive.

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Join us in supporting legislation and advocacy efforts that help individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities live independent lives in their communities.

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