Come Join our Innovative and Reputable Team!

Amicus is a mission-driven 501(c)(3) nonprofit service organization that has been a premier service provider and employer of choice in Eastern and Central Maine for half a century. Working at Amicus is both challenging and extremely rewarding. We are known for our experienced employees and for their longevity with the agency. Many of our valued staff members have been with us for 10, 15, and even 20 years! Our robust line-up of programs offers a wide variety of employment opportunities and work hours. All staff who work directly with program participants will become Direct Support Professional (DSP) certified. We also offer trainings leading to certifications, such as Safety Care, CRMA, and CPR.

Reasons to select Amicus as your employer of choice:

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive full-time benefits package that includes agency-paid:
    • health insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
    • dental insurance (for both full-time and part-time employees)
    • eye care discount
    • short-term disability insurance
    • long-term disability insurance
    • life insurance
    • 401(k) option with generous match (for all employees upon eligibility period being met)

  • Generous earned paid time-off for full-time employees (pro-rated for part-time)
    • vacation
    • sick
    • holidays
    • bereavement leave

  • Ongoing staff training/development
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Excellent and supportive work environment

Come work as part of a respectable team where you make a difference in the lives of others every day!

We welcome you to contact us for more information at info@amicusgroup.org or call our Human Resources Department at (207) 941-2892, extension 101.

Open Positions

Open Positions

Substitute Program Assistants (Open at Various Times Based on Need)

Make a difference in others' lives on a schedule that fits your life! Join our professional team in supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism in an environment of respect and energy. Our programs offer those we serve unique supports that enhance life skill-building and include a wide variety of activities including art, theater, fitness, volunteerism, and self-advocacy. Our focus is to help individuals maximize their independence and maintain and improve quality of life through skill building, community involvement, creativity, and self-advocacy.

This position may find the successful candidate working in one or more of the numerous Amicus high quality and unique programs including the Bouchea Center for Learning, Community Life, Penobscot Valley Industries, Ralph Leek Elder, or Pathways to Employment.

Please feel free to explore our website for more information about Amicus.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Strong organizational skills and a positive attitude required. DSP required, but we will train the right candidate(s). CRMA, related experience, and knowledge of positive behavioral supports desired.

Substitute Hours: Monday through Friday, on-call.

Please direct inquiries to:
Amicus Human Resources
ATT: Denis Cranson
700 Mount Hope Avenue Suite 470
Bangor, ME 04401

Tel: 631-5230
dcranson@amicusgroup.org
EOE

Part Time Program Assistants: Open at Various Amicus Programs

Job Description: Join a winning team and work for a company that has been providing services in Maine for 50 years! Many of our Amicus programs now have part-time openings for Program Assistants. The Program Assistant works directly as an integral part of a team to support program participants both in day program and also community settings. The Program Assistants' major role is to assist individuals to maximize their potential in making choices, taking action to gain experience, and learning from the consequences of their individual choices. Assistants must provide consistency by understanding and implementing consumer's individual plans and responding appropriately to all consumer behavior. Requirements include a high school diploma or GED and strong organizational skills. A positive attitude is required. Related experience, DSP, CRMA and knowledge of positive behavioral supports are valued. An Amicus Employment Application is required and is available at www.amicusgroup.org or by email request.

Job Type: Part-time

COVID-19 considerations:
An extensive COVID Response Plan has been put into place to help ensure the safety of both those we serve as well as employees.

Please direct inquiries to:
Amicus Human Resources
ATT: Denis Cranson
700 Mount Hope Avenue Suite 470
Bangor, ME 04401

Tel: 631-5230
dcranson@amicusgroup.org
EOE

COMMUNITY CASE MANAGER

Job Description: Join a winning team and work for a company that has been providing services to citizens in Maine for 50 years! Amicus prides itself on being the only organization of its' kind in Maine to have had every program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for over 30 years. We are continuing to grow and are now recruiting for a full-time Community Case Manager to support adults with developmental disabilities. The successful candidate will join the Amicus Case Management team in our new professional offices and be responsible for ensuring consumers receive high-quality, consumer driven outcomes that promote quality of life and maximize independence. A BA/BS degree in a related field is required and previous experience and LSW licensure is preferred. Knowledge of positive behavioral supports and dual diagnoses is beneficial. Excellent organizational, computer, and communication skills required. Join a team who really cares about the people they support. This is a Monday through Friday full-time position with full-time benefits that include 100% agency-paid health, dental, life, LTD, STD insurances, generous vacation and sick time accruals, excellent 401k match, all major holidays paid, educational reimbursement, and professional training. The total compensation package is very competitive, adds approx. 30% to total compensation and the work environment is supportive. Some remote work is being done during the COVID pandemic.
Please note: A completed Amicus Job Application and a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field is required for consideration for this position. Please visit our website at www.amicusgroup.org to download a copy of this or contact us. Position will remain open until filled.
Amicus is an EEO Employer POSTED: 04/28/2021

PROGRAM ASSISTANT (Full Time)

Job Description: Join a winning team and work for a company that has been providing services to citizens in Maine for 50 years! Amicus prides itself on being the only organization of its' kind in Maine to have had every program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for over 30 years. The Amicus Community Skills and Pathways to Employment programs have a 40 hour per week full-time opening with full benefits for a Program Assistant. Benefits include 100% company-paid premiums for health, dental, life, LTD, and STD insurances, generous 401k match, paid educational reimbursement, excellent vacation and sick allowances, and more! The Program Assistant works directly as an integral part of a team to support program participants both in day program services and also home-based settings. The Program Assistants' major role is to assist individuals to maximize their potential in making choices, taking action to gain experience, and making/learning from their individual choices. Assistants must provide consistency by understanding and implementing consumer's individual plans and responding appropriately to all consumer behavior. This successful applicant for these positions may be assigned to provide services in the home, community, and/or in Career Planning. Some limited evening and/or weekend hours may be required. Requirements include a high school diploma or GED and strong organizational skills. A positive attitude is required. Related experience, DSP, CRMA and knowledge of positive behavioral supports are valued, but we offer ongoing training. An Amicus Employment Application is required and is available at www.amicusgroup.org or by request. Please Note: Applications cannot be considered without a completed employment application.
Position will remain open until filled.
Amicus is an EEO Employer POSTED: 04/28/2021

PROGRAM ASSISTANT (27.5 hours/wk.)

Job Description: Join a winning team and work for a company that has been providing services to citizens in Maine for 50 years! Amicus prides itself on being the only organization of its' kind in Maine to have had every program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for over 30 years. The Amicus Community Skills and Pathways to Employment programs each have a 27.5 hour per week part-time opening with "part-time" benefits for a Program Assistant. The Program Assistant works directly as an integral part of a team to support program participants both in day program services and also home-based settings. The Program Assistants' major role is to assist individuals to maximize their potential in making choices, taking action to gain experience, and making/learning from their individual choices. Assistants must provide consistency by understanding and implementing consumer's individual plans and responding appropriately to all consumer behavior. This successful applicant for these positions may be assigned to provide services in the home, community, and/or in Career Planning. Some limited evening and/or weekend hours may be required. Requirements include a high school diploma or GED and strong organizational skills. A positive attitude is required. Related experience, DSP, CRMA and knowledge of positive behavioral supports are valued, but we offer ongoing training. An Amicus Employment Application is required and is available at www.amicusgroup.org or by request. Please Note: Applications cannot be considered without a completed employment application.
Position will remain open until filled.
Amicus is an EEO Employer POSTED: 04/28/2021

PROGRAM ASSISTANT (M-F 8:30-2:00 PM)

Job Description: Join a winning team and work for a company that has been providing services to citizens in Maine for 50 years! Amicus prides itself on being the only organization of its' kind in Maine to have had every program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for over 30 years. The Amicus Community Skills/Pathways to Employment program has a 27.5 hour per week part-time opening with "part-time" benefits for a Program Assistant. This is a Monday through Friday position from 8:30 AM to 2 PM--perfect for those with school-aged children! The Program Assistant works directly as an integral part of a team to support program participants both in day program services and also home-based settings. The Program Assistants' major role is to assist individuals to maximize their potential in making choices, taking action to gain experience, and making/learning from their individual choices. Assistants must provide consistency by understanding and implementing consumer's individual plans and responding appropriately to all consumer behavior. This successful applicant for these positions may be assigned to provide services in the home, community, and/or in Career Planning. Some limited evening and/or weekend hours may be required. Requirements include a high school diploma or GED and strong organizational skills. A positive attitude is required. Related experience, DSP, CRMA and knowledge of positive behavioral supports are valued, but we offer ongoing training. An Amicus Employment Application is required and is available at www.amicusgroup.org or by request. Please Note: Applications cannot be considered without a completed employment application.
Position will remain open until filled.
Amicus is an EEO Employer POSTED: 05/05/2021

PROGRAM ASSISTANT (Full-Time and Part-Time Available)

Amicus is in the process of fully re-opening all of its' programs and services! Come join Team Amicus, a Maine-based company that has been providing high-quality services to the people of Maine for 50 years. We are also fully accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities that provides assurance you will be working in a "best practices" agency. Our programs now have immediate openings for both full-time and part-time positions. The successful applicants will be working directly with program participants to support them in the community. These are weekday positions--perfect for those with school-aged children.
Competitive pay is only the beginning. Full-time Amicus employees have a superior benefit package including 100% company-paid health, dental, life, STD, and LTD premiums, a very generous vacation, sick and paid holiday component, top-notch 401k match, professional development reimbursement, and many other "perks". Part-time positions receive a "part-time" benefit package that includes pro-rated vacation, sick, and holiday component plus company-paid dental insurance, professional development and 401k match.
The Program Assistant's main role is to assist individuals to maximize their potential through gaining life experiences, making choices, actively expanding their horizons, and learning by making individual choices. Assistants must provide consistency by learning and implementing consumers' individual plans, and responding appropriately to all consumer behavior. Position posted until successful candidates are selected.

Requirements: High School Diploma or GED, strong organizational skills and a positive attitude required. Related experience, DSP, CRMA and knowledge of positive behavioral supports are valued. We will train the right candidates. A completed application must be received to be considered for this position and this can be found and submitted here at www.amicusgroup.org .

Amicus is an EEO. We have a complete COVID safety plan in place which may be reviewed on request. All Amicus programs strictly follow both the national and Maine CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of both those we serve and our employees.

Position posted: 05.26.2021