Weekend Warrior Resident Counselor

Direct Support Various, New York


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

For 80 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 searching for Weekend Warrior Resident Counselors to support our Residential Programs at an enhanced compensation rate.

Responsible for assisting, providing and promoting independence in residential individuals’ daily treatment, care and services. Working 32 hours on the weekend for additional bonus compensation contingent upon working scheduled hours.

Responsible for assisting in the implementation of all elements of staff action plans and completing associated documentation.  Promoting independence, community inclusion, individualization and productivity while respecting the persons supported personal choice, lifestyles and their dignity to take informed risks are critical functions of the job.

  • Assigned to specific location based on Emergent Need
  • Weekend Coverage - Saturday & Sunday, 7am - 11pm
  • Must be have specialized training - First Aid, CPR, SCIP-R, OPWDD Medication Administration Certification, and CFDS Authorized Driver within the first six months of employment. Must complete additional program specific training requirements during first six months of employment.  Employee must maintain certifications continuously to remain in this position.
  • NYS Driver's License required

    Education Required:  High School diploma or equivalent

    Experience Required:  A minimum of one (1) years experience of job related experience, specifically in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or working in nursing home or home care settings required.