Direct Support Professional (DSP) – Residential and Day Program

Direct Support Professional
Peaceful Living is seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to support adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Residential Locations:
Harleysville, Telford, Lansdale, PA
1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift available
Full-time, part-time, and PRN

Day Program Locations:
Harleysville, Doylestown, Newtown Square
First shift only (8a-4pm)
Full-time and part-time

Compensation and Benefits for full-time employees:

  • $15.00/hour, $15.50/hour for 2nd and 3rd shift
  • Sign-on Bonus of $1,500
  • Referral and appreciation bonuses when eligible
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Short Term / Long Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • EAP and tuition reimbursement
  • See more about our benefits HERE


  • 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 week long 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. 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!

You can learn more about us on our website and social media:


Location: Harleysville, Telford, Lansdale, Doylestown, Newtown Square

Job Type: Full-Time, Part-time, PRN

Discipline: Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities