Direct Support Professionals

Sep 15, 2023

Downeast Horizons is seeking amazing individuals who want to positively impact the lives of adults with developmental disabilities to join our team!

Caring people needed to assist individuals served and supported in various aspects of daily living. This rewarding career is perfect for compassionate, energetic people who desire to make a difference  in the lives of others. This position is responsible for the health, safety and emotional support of the individuals we serve.

Ellsworth and MDI Day programs: Part-time is $18 per hour and Full-time is $17.00 per hour with benefits and a $1,000 sign on bonus

Brewer Day and Evening programs:  Part-time is $17.00 per hour and Full-time is $16.00 per hour with benefits and a $1,000 sign on bonus.

Full-time Residential positions starting at $19.00 per hour with benefits and a $2,000 sign on bonus.

Some residential homes having a medical add on of up to $2.46 per hour more. Awake overnights shift differential is $2.50 per hour.

Full-time positions available in our Residential homes including schedules offering daytime, afternoon, evening, awake overnight and weekend shifts.

Downeast Horizons invests in our employees by offering the following:

  • Competitive pay and mileage reimbursement
  • Paid trainings
  • Regular supervision and interaction with supervisor


  • High School diploma
  • Valid state of Maine driver’s license with good driving record
  • Proof of auto insurance
  • Must have reliable transportation

For more information, please call: Director of Human Resources at (207) 667-7464.

Downeast Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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