Friendship Community employs over 420 full-time and part-time Team Members.  From Direct Support Professional Advisors to administration, Friendship Community offers competitive hourly rates and comprehensive benefit packages for full-time Team Members.

Direct Support Professionals

Friendship Community is seeking Direct Support Professionals to assist Individuals in Residential Group Homes, Day Program and Home-Based Services, which are located throughout Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.

Direct Support Professionals assist Individuals with Intellectual Disability and Autism with activities of daily living. Responsibilities include: providing personal care, assisting with meal preparation, transportation using organizational vehicles, light housekeeping, medication administration, community outings etc. Direct Support Professionals provide for the overall well being of Individuals including emotional support, companionship, privacy and dignity. On-the- job training , no experience necessary. Available positions include Full-Time, Part-Time, Weekends, Overnight, limited Day-Time positions, and Student On-Call.

Typical residential hours are listed below, with flexibility depending on the home: Weekdays: 6:00am-9:00am & 2:00pm-10:00pm Weekends: 7:00am-3:00pm or 6:00am-2:00pm & 2:00pm-10:00pm Overnights: 10:00pm-6:00am

Typical Day Program hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

High school diploma preferred, valid PA driver’s license for at least 6 months, and 18 years of age or older. Assist Individuals with their mobility by using walking aids, mechanical lifts, splints, positioning, and transferring through safe and approved techniques up to 50 lbs.

Successfully complete new hire Orientation Sessions, CPR/First Aid training, Safety Techniques and in home training.

Direct Support Professional Opportunities (FT only)

Current Team Members: To access all current Direct Support Professional employment opportunities, please visit the Friendship Community Team Member page, and look for “Job Opportunities”.


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race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex,
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