Thank you for your interest in employment with Helping Hands, Inc. Working at Helping Hands, Inc. can offer you many opportunities for personal growth and development.

Please feel free to fill out the employment application at the bottom of this page. We look forward to speaking with you in the future.

Current Openings:

Direct Support Professional

Job Description:

We are hiring Direct Support Professionals to fill a variety of positions within the Vocational, Residential, and Social Recreation community programs. These positions are seeking compassionate and reliable direct support professionals to work with adults impacted by intellectual and developmental disabilities.

*For any questions regarding employment, please contact Lisa Brown, Human Resources & Quality Assurance Manager via phone: (610) 754-6491 or email Lbrown@helpinghandsinc.com

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, and Part-time Seasonal

Pay: $16/hr for Adult Day Program, $17.50/hr for Residential Program

$250.00 signing bonus (after 90 days)

Pre Employment Requirements: Valid PA Driver’s License, High School Diploma or GED, Drug Screening Test, PA Criminal Record Check (FBI Check if from out of state), Staff Physical

Benefits: Health benefits with vision and dental (FT Employees), Paid Trainings, Signing Bonus, Paid holidays and vacation (FT Employees), Life Insurance, Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement

Some responsibilities include:

  • Direct Support and Professional care
  • Support of daily living, personal hygiene assistance
  • Transportation to workshop and community based activities


The agency has established an education assistance program for all eligible full-time employees who have completed one (1) or more years of full-time service. All courses/classes elected by an eligible employee are subject to prior management approval for reimbursement.

Employment Application

Our Application Policies:

  • Applicants must use one of our forms.
  • Applications missing critical information will not be considered.
  • Applications will be considered “active” for a period of 90 days from the date they were initially signed.
  • Interviews will be held by appointment only.
  • We do check references!

Please Note:

  • All applicants offered a position agree to comply with the provision of our DRUG and ALCOHOL testing policy and understand that violations of the policy will be considered willful misconduct and will result in discipline up to and including termination of employment.
  • All applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment physical, including a Mantoux TB test. This is a requirement of our state licensing regulations.
  • All applicants offered a position that requires driving will be required to have a valid driver’s license and will be subject to an annual check of their driving record.
  • All applicants offered a position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check. This is a requirement of our state licensing regulations.
  • All applicants who have not been a resident of the State of Pennsylvania for the past two consecutive years will be required to successfully complete and FBI fingerprint background check. This is a requirement of our state licensing regulations.
  • All applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED. This is a requirement of our state licensing regulations.