Direct Care Worker Job Openings

Begin a Career at SCO Family of Services

SCO Family of Services helps New Yorkers build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize and strengthen families and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs. SCO has provided vital human services throughout New York City and Long Island for 125 years. Become part of our SCO family today!

Why SCO?

SCO’s dedicated professionals help improve the health and well-being of over 60,000 New Yorkers each year. We apply the same principle to ensuring our staff is well cared for through a robust benefits package, professional development opportunities, health and wellness initiatives, tuition reimbursement and more. Our benefits include:

  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Paid Holidays Off
  • Vacation & Sick Time
  • 403B Retirement Plan
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance & more!

Direct Care Worker

Help clients reach their full potential! The Direct Care Worker helps the youths or adults in their care strive to become as independent as their abilities allow.

There are currently multiple Direct Care Worker opportunities throughout Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Nassau and Suffolk.

Responsibilities include

  • Provide a safe, clean and caring living environment for program residents.
  • Foster/promote as much independent behavior as possible when supporting/teaching self-help skills.
  • Participate in activity programming including individual and group activities, sports, games, trips and enrichment activities, etc.
  • Attention to and support of medical issues, student educational/vocational needs, casework and clinical appointments.


  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

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