Developmental & Disability Services (DDS) of Lebanon Valley is a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The mission of DDS is to empower children with developmental delays and persons with disabilities to lead more productive, satisfying and/or independent lives. For information regarding DDS services and employment opportunities contact Colleen Christian at executivedirector@ddslebanon.org.

Our Board of Directors Officers:

President: Jason Shibinger, Esq.
Vice President: Andrea Dawson
Secretary: Rick Heisey
Treasurer: Kristen Watts


Robert Anspach
Sally Brunner
Darryl Cox
Andrea K. Dawson
Jay Deshpande, Esq.
Judge Robert Eby
Rick Heisey
Betty Kleinfelter
Melissa Kulbitsky
Judy Leggat
Chuck Neubauer
Melissa Noyes, Esq.
Jennifer L. Schweitz
Jason Shibinger, Esq.
Kristen Watts
Dr. Michelle White
Christopher Coyle

Our Administration:

Colleen Christian, Executive Director
Jessica Penchard, VP Public Relations & Development
Robert Haynes, Fiscal Manager
Ellen Imboden, Program Manager
Margie Loperfido, Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Meet Our Children Specialists:

Tanya Sensenig, Developmental Therapist
Marla Baksic, Developmental Therapist
Sue Mauer, Physical Therapist
Katie Oriel, Physical Therapist
Pam Stammel, Speech Therapist
Anita Stokes, Speech Therapist
Michelle Weisman, Occupational Therapist
Judy Mallozzi, Elks Home Service Nurse

Meet Our Adult Specialists:

Deb Eberly, Employment Specialist
Bob Barry, Employment Specialist
Hanna Scipioni, Employment Specialist
Rachel Ficco, Direct Support Professional
Taylor Fiorentino, Direct Support Professional
Noah Jones, Direct Support Professional
Dayl Klinger, Direct Support Professional
Christina Klein, Direct Support Professional
Heather Lengle, Direct Support Professional, Lego Club
Melanie Manchester, Direct Support Professional
Jessica McCloud, Direct Support Professional
Melinda McKenna, Direct Support Professional
Tracy Mehaffey, Direct Support Professional
Christy Myers, Direct Support Professional
Sonia Reyes, Direct Support Professional
Sally Spangler, Direct Support Professional
Carol Thormann, Direct Support Professional
Judy Mallozzi, Elks Home Service Nurse

Meet Our Advocate:

Judy Mallozzi, Elks Home Service Nurse

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DDS Job Openings

WANTED: Employment Specialist:
Job Coach

Seeking applicants for the position of Employment Specialist, commonly known as a Job Coach. DDS has been providing employment services since 1987 and is expanding our Job Coaching Program. Position is full time (35 hours per week)
The individual hired for this position will assist adults with disabilities in all phases of employment.
This will include:
• Completing applications and participating in interviews
• Job Development
• On site job training
• Teaching soft employment skills, such as social skills
• Completing daily paperwork to document services and progress

Work schedule will vary based on needs of individuals receiving services.
• Valid PA driver's license, use of a vehicle, and vehicle insurance
• Completion of a PA Criminal History verification upon hire.
• Experience working with persons with disabilities preferred.
• One year social service experience desired.
Please complete application along with a cover letter that specifies your salary requirements.

WANTED: Direct Support Professional

This part-time position supplies one-to-one support for individuals living in the local community. Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities preferred. Applicant needs to have a high school diploma or equivalency. Valid Driver's license required.

Please comlete application along with a cover letter that specifies your salary requirements.

Additional information is available by contacting Ellen Imboden, Program Manager at program.manager@ddslebanon.org

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