Why SchenectadyARC?

You want to make a meaningful difference in someone’s life. You want to work with talented, caring professionals who share your commitment to providing exceptional supports to others. Schenectady ARC is nationally recognized in the field of Human Services and as a innovator in supporting people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. The agency is a major advocate for the recognition of Direct Support Professionals. At Schenectady ARC we offer an environment that challenges you to realize your full potential and rewards your efforts. We count on you to be passionate about your work. We value and respect your unique perspective. If this sounds like the career you are looking for, we invite you to take a closer look at Schenectady ARC and learn about available job openings.

A Best Place to Work

Working at Schenectady ARC

Working at Schenectady ARC means equality. We celebrate diversity and reward staff members’ contributions for helping others succeed. In addition to a competitive benefits package, we offer a nurturing and enriching work environment. Whether you are an established professional, or looking for a great start to a new career, Schenectady ARC has a diverse range of employment opportunities that will challenge you to be your best!

What does a Direct Support Professional (DSP) do?

Get a realistic preview of what a Direct Support Professional does on a daily basis. Please take the time to view “Making A World of Difference” created by NYSACRA as an outstanding example of the role of Direct Support Professionals.

Diversity & Inclusion at Schenectady ARC

At Schenectady ARC we know our commitment to diversity is the right approach for our employees and the individuals we support. We believe the best answers are derived from a diverse team perspective. This commitment stems from a culture of integrity, genuine concern for others and respect for the individual. We pride ourselves in supporting an inclusive environment that assists us in attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. Schenectady ARC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. Link to the EEOC poster of your rights, “EEO is the Law”. Click Here for EEO Information or here for pay transparency information. For reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and recruitment process please CLICK HERE to contact our appointed representative.

A place where you can excel

We recognize that our employees are our greatest asset. Our success is due to their talent and dedication to providing quality of life experiences to the individuals we support. We remain committed to making Schenectady ARC a place where employees can continue to thrive both personally and professionally. We invest in your future by providing career path options with limitless opportunities to advance. If you are interested in a position at Schenectady ARC, please submit a copy of your most recent resume, along with a cover letter that clearly states your position of interest and salary requirements. Additionaly, please complete our Job Application and all supplemental forms. You may also elect to complete our Voluntary Self-Identification Forms for Applications. Please Click Here to download those forms.


Schenectady ARC offers a wide range of benefits and services for both full and part-time employees, including paid training.