We Are Coaches & Teachers
We Are Problem Solvers
We Are Passionate Advocates
We Empower Independence
Heroes of our operation
Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), or Residential Instructors as they are sometimes called at Able2, are the members of our team working directly with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a daily basis. They provide person-centered support services with a strong emphasis on personal choice for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Patient & Empathetic
If you’re looking for meaningful employment, we would love to have you join our DSP team.
With competitive pay and benefits, challenging and fulfilling work, highly flexible schedules, and job-security, you will be well taken care of at Able2.
What We Do
Our Working Hours & Locations
Able2 supervises residences in the communities of Elmira and Horseheads, New York. Between 3 – 12 people with intellectual/developmental disabilities live in each residence. DSPs work flexible schedules, in and out of these homes, including evening and weekends, to ensure support and a variety of opportunities for these individuals.
30 - 40 hours/week
20 - 29 hours/week
Competitive, flexible, accommodating.
At Able2, we depend on our employees to provide individuals with the highest quality healthcare and support services. In return, we believe it’s equally essential to give our employees the support, benefits, and programs providing family support that they need and deserve. We’re committed to the principle of an equal employment opportunity workplace for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.
$15 per hour
Pay starts at $15/hour
On the job training
Bring your experience to us, or let us pay you to train on the job.
Paid Time Off
Vision, medical, and dental insurance to keep you protected and covered.
Certification trainings in Strategies for Crisis Intervention & Prevention; Medication Certification; First Aid & CPR; Training on Administering Medication and more.
Paid time off to help you value your personal life, holidays, and vacation time.
Wondering if you have what it takes to become a successful employee at Able2? To be considered for our employment opportunities, you must meet all of the following criteria:
18 Years of age or older
Be eligible to Work in the United States
Pass a criminal background check and fingerprinting
Why you’ll love working
Because you deserve to feel apart of a family – at Able2, you will be supported, heard, challenged, and empowered.
Because you deserve to feel rewarded, to see the impact of your work, and to feel a deep sense of accomplishment. And, yes, also competitive pay and excellent benefits!
Because you deserve to not have to worry about your job. Able2 is here to take care of you, support you, and help you grow into the career it is you deserve.
Because Leisa Alger, our Executive Director, has a 100% approval rating on Glassdoor and is bound to make you smile and feel proud of the work you do!
“The people we support are like a friend and family, and they appreciate you!”
“The reward is what keeps you in a job like this.”
“Being able to see the resident’s personal growth alongside your own is super rewarding.”
“The people I take care of take your heart, and to be honest, it’s very rewarding.”
“I’m here because of the people’s lives I have touched and the people who have touched my life. Both the people we support and my coworkers.”
Thinking about becomming a DSP? Apply today!
Have questions? Contact us today and we will be in touch.