Careers 2021

Careers at Easterseals

Easterseals Arc hires compassionate, hardworking individuals to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

This brief video shows you more about the individuals we serve and the role and rewards of being a Direct Support Professional. Check it out, then read more about DSPs below or view our current job listings. Please note that all interviews are currently being done by phone to reduce risks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)

We have a variety of positions available, including LPNs and an RN, but our top needs are Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). 

  • Work directly with individuals with disabilities to provide assistance and instruction
  • Support individuals as they participate in a full range of activities, both at home and in the community
  • Pay scale from $11.50 to $14.75 an hour, based on experience
  • Additional pay for evenings, overnights and weekends
  • Full- and part-time positions available with a variety of schedules

What We Offer

Easterseals Arc offers a supportive workplace to foster your professional success as well as a benefits package to enhance your personal life. Easterseals Arc advantages include:

  • Extensive paid practical training before you begin working with consumers, plus ongoing training opportunities
  • A 24-hour call center with staff trained to answer any question you may have
  • Paid admission to events or activities you attend with your consumers
  • Vacation days, sick days and personal days
  • Health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • Contributions to Health Savings Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program to provide free, confidential assistance or counseling
  • Tuition assistance for job-related coursework

Easterseals RISE logoHiring in Fort Wayne and Angola

In addition to openings in Fort Wayne, we also have job opportunities in Angola at Easterseals RISE. To view the Easterseals RISE positions, visit our current job listings and enter "Angola" in the search bar. All positions in Angola have the same pay scales and benefits as those in Fort Wayne.

To view job openings and begin the application process, please click the link below. (We recommend using Firefox or Chrome as your web browser when applying.) Don’t be discouraged if you don’t see a position with a schedule that’s perfect for you; apply for something that’s a partial fit. Our available positions change frequently, so we may be able to find a schedule that meets your needs.

View jobs and apply now

Meet Your Future Co-Workers

Every DSP has a unique view on what makes their job rewarding based on the individuals they support and why they choose to work at Easterseals Arc. Here are just a few of their stories.

 DSP Elsie Davis  DSP Mary Jo Finch  DSP Passion Young  Head and shoulders photo of Paul, a white maile, standing outdoors
Read About Elsie Read About Mary Jo  Read About Passion  Read About Paul


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