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Direct Support Counselor - Residential

5750 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA Req #18
Sunday, April 14, 2019

Jewish Community Services (JCS) is a comprehensive human service agency that provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland. Join our team of professionals as we work to create a community in which every person is able to achieve his or her highest quality of life and well-being.

Jewish Community Services (JCS) currently serves individuals in our ALU homes with developmental disabilities in our Residential Program that are in need of compassionate and caring Direct Support Counselors.

Residential Direct Support Counselor responsibilities include providing personal care including housekeeping; lifting, transferring, bathing, administrating medication, meal preparations, and performing general house hold duties as well as community integration (i.e. transporting individuals to doctor appointments, grocery shopping, and recreational activities).         











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EOW 14


  • Minimum of 25 years old
  • Current Certified Medication Technician (CMT), verifiable through the MBON, 1-year DDA client experience
  • Current MD driver’s license w/acceptable driving record (no more than 2 points) and 3 years driving experience
  • Must have access to your own vehicle with valid insurance (may be required to use your own vehicle to transport individuals as needed)
  • Sensitivity to Jewish Culture
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • CPR & First Aid 


  • A valid Certified Medication Technician (CMT) certification from Dimensional Health Care Associates, Inc
  • DDA Trainings such as: BPS, OSHA, etc. 

*Preference to candidates with required DDA trainings       

What do we have to offer?

  • Vacation leave offered for any shifts of 20+ hrs/wk
  • Health plus other benefits offered for any shifts of 30+ hrs/wk
  • Vision and Dental offered for any shifts of 20+ hrs/wk
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match offered for any shifts of 20+ hrs/wk      
  • Paid training
  • Free JCC Membership (taxes apply) offered for any shifts of 20+ hrs/wk

Other details

  • Job Family JCS
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $11.40
  • Max Hiring Rate $12.80
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Telecommute % 0
  • Required Education High School
  • 5750 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA