As a direct support associate in our day program, you will participate alongside individuals as they partake in enriching, integrative activities throughout their communities. Gain hands-on experience working with adults who represent a diverse range of abilities and needs, supporting them as they achieve greater independence. Your flexible role will adjust from supervision to hand-over-hand assistance as you support each individual during work, cooking classes, yoga, or other vocational activities in their communities.
A position in our residential program will bring you inside the homes of individuals in order to provide significant, needed assistance in their daily routines. Share your compassionate energy as you accompany our members to the store, transport them to work, or assist them out in the community.
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT becoming a direct support associate:
LOCATIONS There are about 20 locations, including residences all over the state.
HOURS Day Program: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Monday - Friday, year-round. Residential program: Morning: 7:00 am- 3:00 pm Afternoon: 3:00 pm -11:00 pm Night: 11:00 pm - 7:00 am 7 days a week, year-round.
WHO YOU WILL SERVE Adults 21 years of age or older.
TRAINING Easterseals provides a paid orientation and training program, in addition to ongoing professional development with potential for growth.
REQUIREMENTS You must be 18 years of age or older to fill this position. You must have a valid driver's license, a reliable vehicle, and automobile insurance for transportation requirements.
COMPENSATION Pay range is $15.00 - $19.00 per hour, dependent on location and program. Full-time employees are offered competitive benefits packages.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
We have comprehensive benefits for full-time eligible employees including: • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability • Paid Time Off (PTO) begins accruing on your first day! • 10 Paid Holidays, including a Floating Holiday of your choice • 403 (b) Employer Match – up to a maximum of 3% • Tuition Reimbursement after one year of employment • Federal student loan forgiveness eligibility and student loan repayment for qualifying positions • Employee Discounts • On-site child care center at a discount for employees. Available at Auburn Street and S. Main Street in Manchester • Wellness Programs: Health coaching, on-site and remote nutritional counseling services, remote and on-site fitness classes, reimbursement programs for weight loss & tobacco cessation
We are a recovery friendly workplace, and we proudly employ military members and their families.
WHAT'S YOUR NEXT STEP?
Are you interested in learning more about this job? Do you have questions? We would love to hear them. Schedule a brief, 15-minute conversation with one of our team members.
Trouble scheduling your phone interview online? Call or text John: 603-851-2694