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Direct support and behavioral health jobs are truly the backbone of Maine’s workforce. We are working to help you find a job you love. Learn how easy it is to enter the direct care field or to change your career. Use this website to find jobs, move into a different career, get training, and find resources that make your job (and life) easier.

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Direct Care Worker – Activities Technician
Spurwink Services
Lewiston, ME 04243
Direct Care Worker – Activities Technician + Jobs + Login + Direct Care + Lewiston, ME, USA + Full Time Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Spurwink is looking for an Activities Technician to join our team in Lewiston! The Activities Tech provides direct support that contributes to the health and well-being of…
Earn To Learn CNA Training and Certification Program- Comple
Covenant Health
Bangor, ME 04402
Position Summary: The “Earn to Learn” CNA Training and Certification program will provide free CNA training and paid classroom/clinical time in partnership with United Technologies Center of Bangor (UTC) for accepted applicants 18 years or older with a high school diploma or equivalent. Trainees are expected to comply with the mandatory attendance for all classes,…
If you’re just starting out, moving into Maine, or want a career change in direct care or behavioral health work, there’s a job for you.
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Real Stories

Former Direct Support Professional

Cedric, Cumberland County

“It’s the kind of job that will help you learn about yourself in a new place.”


15 years as a Direct Support Professional

Carmen, Lincoln County

“When the general population can’t understand our clients, but we can, it makes them feel heard.”


More than 20 years as a Direct Support Professional

Justin, Kennebec County

Early in life, Justin felt drawn to direct care, having watched members of his family go through their own struggles.…


3 years as a Behavioral Health Professional

Shelby, Aroostook County

“People need to understand that the rewards are very personal; they’re not monetary. The connections that you build, the successes that you witness, are the reward.”


More than 40 years as a Social Worker/Counselor

“At times, I would look at the local newspaper’s announcements of a school graduation or an honor roll list and see the name of a young person who I served–and I would smile and think, this kid has made it!”


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