Provide assistance to individuals with disabilities. Enriching their lives with achieving daily goals.
DSP (Direct Support Professional) (Current Employee) – Amsterdam, NY – September 27, 2015
The DSP position is one that you assist in helping mentally and/or physically handicapped adults with their daily routines. Everything you do is geared towards a normal home and social life. Whether it is meal preparations, laundry, cleaning or an outing. There is support in every aspect of the job.
Direct Support Professional/Relief Supervisor (Former Employee) – Amsterdam, NY – September 3, 2014
In working at Liberty I learned a lot about working with a variety of individuals, and defusing behavioral situations. I assisted clients with a variety of activities from hygiene to teaching living skills, as well as assisting with transportation, purchasing and family visits. I was trained to supervise staff and clients, to correctly fill out paperwork and to respond to emergency situations, through CPR and First Aid certifications. I enjoyed making my clients smile, assisting my fellow staff and growing as a person.
Live-in Assistant Manager (Former Employee) – Amsterdam, NY – November 28, 2014
I have worked for Liberty Arc for over 5.5 years. During that time I managed a house as well as supervised staff without assistance. This job requires a lot of time managing and assisting individuals with daily needs. A typical day at work is very busy and there is always something to learn. There is always something positive to learn on a daily basis.
Assistant Manager (Former Employee) – Amsterdam New York – November 15, 2013
I learned how to become a great team member and leader. I enjoyed that everyday would not be the same and your co-workers would become great friends. I learned how to manage a team and become a great role model to my team and community.