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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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!”
How Can We Help?
Let us know what you’re interested in and we’ll connect you with the information you need.