Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life.

Job Path’s Supported Living program takes an innovative approach by matching people in our programs with Live-In Companion. By sharing a home, Live-In Companions provide consistent and stable support to people with disabilities. Job Path is seeking a Live-In Caregiver to be a roommate to two men who live in a three-bedroom apartment in Forest Hills, Queens.

The two men would like to share their home with a Live-In companion who will help to create and maintain a comfortable and satisfying home life, as well as to ensure their health and safety. The best candidate would have a warm and energetic approach, as the men like engaging in fun and creative activities inside and outside of the home. 

Tentative start date of this position is June 1, 2024.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  • Assisting the individuals being supported with daily activities including but not limited to meal preparation, getting ready in the mornings, evening assistance with next day preparation, household chores. 
  • Assisting the men to foster their friendship by doing activities together, including preparing dinner, going to the gym, and finding common interests to explore.                 
  • Assisting the individuals being supported in exploring and becoming more involved in his community and developing relationships and community connections.
  • Maintain positive relationships and frequent communication with the individuals’ family, circle members and other service providers.
  • Administrative duties such as completing case notes, saving and itemizing receipts, petty cash reconciliation, billing, monitoring medication intake, and managing their weekly schedule with community activities.


  • High school degree or equivalent
  • At least one year work experience in social services/other experience supporting people with disabilities.
  • Ability to prepare healthy meals
  • Basic computer skills (e-mail, billing, timesheet and casenote entry)
  • Experience in activity development

Salary:   $38,800.00 annual salary plus FREE RENT with a private room and one shared bathroom; this is a full time position which is not exempt from overtime laws.


  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Policy
  • Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax commuter and medical plans
  • 403b retirement plan with 5% employer match after two years of employment
  • Generous vacation policy

To Apply: Please submit your resume and answers to the application questions via our jobs board: https://jobpathnyc.applytojob.com/apply/IcbeFfw8NU/LiveIn-Companion-Forest-Hills-FREE-RENT

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 in attention to Human Resources or mail to:

Job Path 

Attn: Human Resources

256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10018

*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

Vaccination: Job Path has implemented a policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and submit proof as to their vaccination status in order to work on-site. Therefore, all new hires, prior to their start date, will be required to: (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., receive both doses of a two-dose vaccine or a single dose of a one-dose vaccine) and provide a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination card, or (2) or receive an accommodation exempting them from the vaccination requirement. Job Path will keep any information about an employee or applicant’s vaccination status.

Whistleblower policy: https://www.jobpathnyc.org/code-of-conduct/#whistleblower