Direct Support Professional

STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way...

Norwalk, CT

Compensation: $18.50 per hour

Health insurance
Dental insurance

Direct Support Professional


We are looking for dedicated and caring people to work with adult aged individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities. If you are passionate about helping others and making a positive impact in the world, we encourage you to apply today!

About our Company:

STAR, Inc., is a non-profit located in Norwalk, CT that provides support services to adult aged individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities and their families. This takes many different forms but all with the same goal of improving the lives of those we serve. We help the individuals we support become the fullest versions of themselves through the values of inclusion, independence, and freedom of choice.

A Day in the Life of a Direct Support Professional:

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are essential to lives of the people we serve. Whether it is assisting them in preparing dinner in one of our group homes, or aiding them in a dance class in the community, DSPs help our individuals live full and meaningful lives!

A DSP could work in either one of our group homes where they would support our individuals strive for greater independence or in one of our day programs helping them engage with activities that are meaningful to them. Not sure which setting is right for you? That’s fine! Our interview process works to find the best fit for each applicant selected to set them and the people they serve up for success.

Qualifications for the Job:

· High School Diploma or its equivalent

· A valid driver's license

· Compassion and ability to see the potential in everyone

· Positivity and a team-player attitude

STAR, Inc., is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.