Terrapin House, Inc.

Job Opportunities

Direct Support Professionals (Part-time and PRN) Needed!

If you want to make a difference in a young adult’s life, Terrapin House, Inc. offers an unique opportunity and environment.  You will working with one 19 year old autistic young man who lives in his own home specifically designed to meet his needs. Join our dedicated team to enhance his potential, increase his ability to be independent, and live an everyday life. We provide a safe environment through safety training and engage Ean in everyday experiences within our local community. You will be working in a clean, modern, safe, and up-to-date facility built to accommodate one individual.

This position provides supportive guidance and care to assist with the individual’s activities of daily living (including hygiene) by following the Individualized Support Plan (ISP) and Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP). Staff must maintain documentation in compliance with all chapter 6400 regulations and policies and have a keen interest in gaining knowledge about autism, increase the individual’s independence, and working with individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID).

Salary: $14+ hourly (depending on education and experience)
Paid mandatory trainings and various other trainings will be provided. Must be able to complete all mandated trainings in order to be included in ratio and work onsite with client.

Hours: Currently seeking to hire part time staff.


Job Requirements:

  • Valid drivers license and vehicle to transport themselves to and from work as well as transporting client in a company-owned vehicle for community activities and shopping

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Clean driving record
  • Cleaning / cooking duties
  • Must have high school diploma, at minimum
  • Must possess or be capable of obtaining FBI, PA Criminal and Child Abuse clearances
  • Must reside within 30 minutes of Allentown, PA
  • Ability to work all of the indicated days at the exact hours listed above
  • Ability to understand and follow supervisory directions
  • Maintain effective and professional relationship with all staff and client
  • Experience and background knowledge of the field is a plus


To apply, click "Learn More" and fill out our contact form with your resume!