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)
- 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!
Please note: A completed Amicus Job Application is required for consideration for this position. Please download a copy of this here on our site.
Applications cannot be considered without a completed employment application. Amicus is an EOE.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Up to $18.00 per hour
Schedule: 8-hour shift Monday to Friday (some flexibility required)
The Program Assistant works directly as an integral part of a team to support program participants both in day program services and also community settings. His/her major role is to assist individuals to maximize their potential in making choices, taking action to gain experience, and making and learning from 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, but we offer will provide the right candidate(s) the training and skill development to excel. Come join our team. An Amicus Employment Application is required and is available at www.amicusgroup.org or by email request. Please Note: Applications cannot be considered without a completed employment application.
An Amicus Application for Employment is required and may be found at www.amicusgroup.org
Position Posted 10/17/2023 Applications accepted until filled.
Please send inquiries to:
Denis Cranson, Human Resource Manager