Direct Support Professionals Make A Difference

Are You Ready to Help Empower People and Enrich Lives!

Our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are the heart and soul of our organization and they define our agency's quality in every personal interaction they have each day. Their dedication to the people we support drives our success. Individuals with developmental disabilities work to be fully contributing and valued members of their communities. The availability of qualified, competent, and stable Direct Support Workforce plays an important role in supporting people to accomplish these goals. To be successful, it is critical that DSPs have the competence, confidence, and ethical decision-making skills with the guidance necessary to provide quality support and to have access to a career path aligned with ongoing professional development.

Our DSPs support individuals in day supports, in our residential homes, the workplace, in the community, and more. DSPs develop and maintain positive, open communications; and project a caring, and professional image which fosters confidence in staff's ability to provide care. You'll be ready when you start your new job. Arc Herkimer provides extensive, paid training to ensure you can help provide quality services. Would you like to learn more? You can apply online and review open positions at  Current Job Openings.

News & Events

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September 9

NTSI Traffic Survival Workshop

At Arc Herkimer Training Center at 350 S. Washington St., Herkimer
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September 30

New York International Wine Auction

At Turning Stone Resort Casino, Vernon, NY
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October 3

Celebrate Calm: Ten Ways to Stop Defiance, Disrespect, and Yelling

At Mt. Markham High School, West Winfield, NY

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