Dining Aide

Education Queensbury, New York
Salary: USD 14.25 - 18.00 Hourly


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 a Dining Assistant to join our agency. 

This position is based out at the Prospect School in Queensbury, NY. Prospect Center has been a leader in improving the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families in the Tri-County Area (Warren, Washington, and Saratoga counties).  Our work in advocacy, education, services, and support has created a wider world of opportunity, greater acceptance and more integrated lives for people who have disabilities. 

The Dining Assistant is to support the Children’s Services division by dining with students during scheduled times as assigned by the classroom teacher and therapist and under the supervision of the  Manager of Clinical Services. The preferred schedule for this position is Monday through Friday 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Under the direction of classroom teacher/classroom therapist:

  • Dining with students in the classroom
  • Implement personalized dining plans, which includes setting up, assisting the student with their meal, and cleaning the area.
  • Following mobility fact sheets, dining fact sheets, behavior intervention plans, and direct care plans of the students. 


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Successful completion of a minimum of 18 college credits preferred.
  • Great communications skills 
  • Attention to detail
  • Great amount of patience and flexibility
  • Must be at least 18 years old and able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds to apply for this position

Pay range for this position is $14.25 - $18.00 per hour and is commensurate on experience

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.