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 is seeking a creative professional in its Supported Living Program. As a Residential Support Specialist, there will be a combined workload of direct support work along with tasks focused on administrative work and creative development. 

Applicants for the Residential Support Specialist must be extremely flexible both in availability as well as with the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals. Applicants must be able to demonstrate creative thinking and use a person-centered approach to serving individuals with disabilities. Ability to manage detailed administrative tasks and communicate effectively orally and in writing is essential in this position.

The Specialist will provide direct assistance to the Program Manager of Supported Living and Director of Supported Living.

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

  • Providing direct support to people in our Supported Living program (see Residential Direct Support Professional role for additional duties)
  • Reviewing and reconciling petty cash
  • Reviewing personal allowance
  • Ordering medication
  • Assistance in planning, goal setting and community development for participants
  • Serving as an advocate for the needs of the participants and staff.
  • Helping to create community development opportunities.
  • Serving as a support fill-in during staff absence.
  • Assisting in administrative and program support tasks as needed.


  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • At least two years of experience supporting people with developmental disabilities is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Salary:  $40,600 annual salary, non-exempt 


  • 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 cover letter via our jobs board. 

Or, send via fax to 646-905-0130 or mail to:

Job Path Attn: Hiring Manager

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.**

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