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Direct Support Professional (Mentor)
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
775 Talamini Rd
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Principal Responsibilities:

Our adult intern program provides direct support for adults with special needs in a vocational and recreational setting. We are hiring a Direct Support Professional (Mentor) to join us! We are looking for a compassionate, dedicated, high-energy Mentor who is experienced working with adults with special needs who are 21 and older. Your role will include managing structured programming, participating in a variety of activities, and overall providing one-on-one supervision in a hybrid program location at both the JCC (Bridgewater, NJ) and our client's home (Hunterdon County, NJ).

The hours for the position are Monday - Friday, 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM. Background Check and Drug Screening Required. Covid-19 Vaccine or weekly testing required.

As a Mentor, you will be responsible for:

Trainings offered by the JCC include:

Specialized training in the behavioral social services field.

Paid training for orientation and all pre-certification classes including CPR, First Aid, Preventing Abuse and Neglect, Medication Administration (as needed), Danielle's Law.

Minimum Qualifications:

The IDEAL candidate will have:



Agency Information:

THE SHIMON AND SARA BIRNBAUM JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER is a non-sectarian social service agency located on 14 acres on Talamini Road in Bridgewater. The JCC opened its doors to the community in December 1999 after years of planning and fundraising by a passionate group of local families that were driven to bring a JCC to our tri-county area.

The JCC is an agency of the Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties and serves residents of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties with fitness, recreation, social, cultural and educational programming for the entire community. The JCC is the central address of our widely spread, diverse Jewish community and serves as coordinator and locale for many community-wide events and for programs of Jewish education & culture. Universal humanistic Jewish values and ethics serve as the foundation for our JCC. The JCC is governed by a Board of Directors that works with JCC Professional Staff to fulfill our mission of providing quality programs and services to meet the needs and wants of the Jewish and general communities.

The JCC facility includes heated indoor and outdoor salt-based pools. A dome enclosed outdoor pool is available in the off-season for year-round use. The JCC has a newly renovated and expanded fitness center, group fitness studio, spin studio and gymnasium. We offer more than 70 group fitness classes/week, including the internationally acclaimed Les Mills Fitness Program.