Compassionate Careers
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Essential Jobs. Better Training. More Respect.

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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In Home Care Direct Workers
Blessing Hands of Maine LLC
Gouldsboro, ME 04607
Description Provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities, who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability, and/or other inflictions. Personal Care may include assistance with the activities of daily living, housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship, and respite, Responsible for ensuring service is delivered in a…
Home Health Aide (CNA)- MaineHealth Care at Home C
Rockland, ME 04841
Summary MaineHealth Care at Home is presently seeking a Home Health Aide (CNA) to join the team working in the Waldo & Knox County area(s). This is a great opportunity that affords flexibility of schedule, seeing 5 to 6 patients a day between the hours of 8:00a-5:00p. The position does not require that you start…
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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It’s easier than you think. For many starting roles, you only need a high school degree and you’ll be trained on the job. Take the challenge and find a rewarding career near you.
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You’ve got the experience, education, and the skills. Learn about training opportunities to move up the career ladder.

Real Stories

Compassionate Careers that Make a Difference

Caring for ME Interviews

What’s it like being a direct care worker? Who would make a good fit in the direct care and behavioral health fields? Hear about the experiences of those who have worked in the industry in Maine and learn how you can make a difference in other people’s lives.

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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