Resident Life Assistant - St. Margaret's Nursing Home

Direct Support Albany, New York


The Center for Disability Services offers hope, innovation and achievement to the people we support.

For 75 years, we have been one of upstate New York’s largest providers of programs and services for individuals who have disabilities. Many of the innovative programs and vital services that we offer are not available elsewhere.

*We are proud to announce our newly enhanced rates for our Resident Life Assistant positions!*

We are searching for a Resident Life Assistant to join our team! This position is based out of our St. Margaret’s Center. St. Margaret’s Center is a 94 bed skilled nursing facility providing short-term, long-term, and respite care to children and young adults with disabilities. Our dedicated team of professionals delivers individualized care focusing on the unique needs of our residents. To learn more about St. Margaret's Center, please check out our Virtual Tour

As a Resident Life Assistant you will be responsible for assisting the Resident Life team with providing therapeutic recreation programs and experiences for the residents of St. Margaret’s Center. These experiences are designed to improve each child’s cognitive, physical, social, and emotional functioning abilities.


  • Must possess the ability to follow directions and communicate clearly
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 1 year related experience, specifically in providing care and recreational programs to individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be at least 18 years old

At The Center for Disability Services, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and the people we support. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any protected class of job applicant or employee in our employment practices.