Direct Support Professional (DSP) – Day Program

Peaceful Living is seeking full-time Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our Day Programs. DSPs provide much needed support for individuals who are volunteering, learning, and having FUN in the community and at their Day Program site. Day Program DSPs plan and facilitate daily activities and outings with help from the Day Program site managers and program specialists. Peaceful Living is looking for kind, compassionate, and reliable people to join the team for this rewarding and fulfilling role.

Day Program Locations and hours:
Harleysville (8am-4pm – M-F)
Doylestown (8am-4pm – M-F)
Newtown Square (8:30am-3:30pm – M-F)

Compensation and Benefits for full-time employees:

  • $18.00/hour
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Short Term / Long Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • EAP and tuition reimbursement


  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma/GED
  • Have and maintain a valid (state of residence) driver’s license and driving approval from Peaceful Living
  • Successfully pass and maintain all criminal background checks
  • Complete pre-employment physical and TB test
  • Attend a weeklong New Employee Orientation held at our main office in Harleysville from 9am – 4pm.
  • Be fully vaccinated and receive a booster when applicable. If not vaccinated, you may show proof of upcoming vaccine appointment to fulfill this requirement.
  • N95 mask fit testing, provided by Peaceful Living

DSP Key Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with life skills, activities of daily living, community participation, transportation, and personal care.
  • Use Individual Support Plans (ISP) to provide personalized care and support.
  • Attend team meetings and employee training.
  • Comply with the policies and procedures of Peaceful Living as well as the requirements set forth by the Department of Human Services and the Department of Health
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with individuals, families and care teams, and community members.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by the leadership team

About Peaceful Living:

At Peaceful Living we aim to create belonging for those we support and our employees. To feel true belonging, all people want companionship, healthy minds, bodies, and spirits, to share their gifts and enthusiasms, and to be part of the community. We believe in providing that feeling of belonging to the people we support, their families, and each other.

As employees, we create a caring and dedicated team who will empower people to achieve their goals. We are always growing and learning. We look forward to hearing from you!


Location: Harleysville, Doylestown, Newtown Square

Job Type: Full-Time

Discipline: Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (DSP)

Job Types: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 per hour