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Working at DDI


We are people inspired by purpose.®


DDI consists of an ever-growing team of professionals dedicated to enhancing the lives of 1,800 children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.


We provide educational, residential, habilitative, vocational, transportation and service coordination support to the Long Island community.


At DDI we embody Integrity, Dignity, Compassion, and Teamwork and work together cohesively to provide innovative supports and services to our population. Regardless of your background, DDI has the opportunity that will fit your interests and your schedule.


If you are looking for a career with purpose, DDI is the right place for you.


What’s in it for You?


Powered by purpose, driven by you. DDI has an exceptional team of over 1,900 employees who work to fulfill our mission to enrich the lives of children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Do what you love, reap the rewards!


DDI takes pride in supporting you and your goals while you are supporting the people we serve. We offer top-notch training, career advancement, educational opportunities, and a benefits package with notable perks.


Health, Wellness and Rewards


  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • Generous Time-Off Policy
  • Various Employee Exclusive Discounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Employer-Assisted Housing Program
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Training and Development Resources
  • Internship Opportunities


DDI’s Diverse and Inclusive Culture


Diversity at DDI is about acknowledging the unique experiences and perspectives each employee brings to the table. We recognize that capturing and drawing from diverse points of view improves our services and our agency as a whole. By valuing differences – whether race, ethnicity, gender, nationality, ability, military status, religion, generation, sexual orientation, or views – we engage top industry talent to drive our agency’s success.


We are committed to creating a deep sense of belonging and a culture where you feel welcomed, valued and respected. We build trusting relationships and identify areas for collaboration, all while ensuring that our environment is safe, friendly and fun for both our employees and the people we serve.


Endless Opportunities


A rewarding career begins here! Be a part of a team that plays a crucial role in the everyday lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities. Whether you are starting off your career as a Teaching Assistant or as a Direct Support Professional, there are many opportunities for advancement within our agency.


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DDI is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to actual or perceived race, color, sex, pregnancy, reproductive decision making, gender expression or identity, national origin, disability, military status, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or any other group protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to creating a deep sense of belonging and a culture where all applicants and employees feel welcomed, valued and respected. We are people inspired by purpose.