DSP: Community Living Specialist


Community Living Specialist

Position Status

Full-Time, 37.5 Hours per Week, Schedule encompasses varying days and hours.


Pittsburgh, PA

Salary Range


Posting Date

No end date

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a resume (cover letter optional) to FPascale@MainstayLifeServices.org. Mainstay Life Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging.

Position Summary

Mainstay Life Services, a $28M nonprofit organization providing life-long, high-quality support services ensuring that people with intellectual disabilities and autism (ID/A) lead fulfilling lives, is recruiting for an exciting opportunity to serve as the overall recruitment support to all programs.

Community Living Specialists play an important role in fulfilling the mission of Mainstay; to provide life-long, high-quality support services, ensuring that people with intellectual disabilities and autism lead fulfilling lives. The specialists directly support individuals with individuals with daily activities such as preparing meals, administering medication, and providing transportation to work or community activities to promote socially valued roles and independence. Community Living Specialists support people with every day needs including achievement of personal health & wellness goals, engagement in their communities, and exploration of their unique skills and gifts so they achieve the good things in life.

Must be 18 years of age. Two (2) years experience/education in developmental disabilities preferred. Valid driver’s license. Eligibility for Act 33/34 clearances. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Pre-employment drug screen required.

Benefits for the Position

Mainstay Life Services offers a number of very generous benefits to employees including Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Generous Paid Time Off, 401k Retirement Plan with employer match, Employer paid Life and Long-term Disability Insurance, Employer paid Credentials and Staff Development, Paid Training, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Loan Forgiveness, Employee Referral Bonus Program and more!

Mainstay Life Services is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants who bring diverse perspectives and represent marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Mainstay Life Services is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test prior to beginning employment.