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Direct Support Associates

Easterseals NH

 In the over 80 years since its founding, Easterseals NH has provided exceptional services to change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. With an operating budget of over $90M, it is one of the largest independent state-wide Easterseals in the country.  As a leader in social services for individuals with disabilities and special needs, Easterseals NH employs more than 1,850 individuals who serve more than 25,000 children, adults and seniors every year.  As a multi-state organization, ESNH has 13 core programs and includes subsidiaries Easterseals Vermont, Easterseals Maine, and the Farnum Center.  In 2018, ESNH served more than 28,000 children, adults, seniors and veterans in communities throughout New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.


Easterseals NH, VT, ME, and Farnum Center provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or specials needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.

We are hiring Direct Support Associates right now!

As a direct support associate in our 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.

Qualifications: 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. 

Hours:  1st, 2nd and 3rd shift openings

A position with Easterseals will give you valuable insight and experience as you further your career. Find your purpose while you make valuable, rewarding impacts in the lives of our individuals. Acquire new skills and experience that will help you to grow within our organization and develop your career path. We have comprehensive benefits for full-time eligible employees: medical, dental, matching retirement, life insurance, discounted child care, federal student loan forgiveness eligibility, student loan repayment for qualifying positions, and tuition reimbursement. We are a recovery friendly workplace, and we proudly employ military members and their families.  EOE

Does this sound like the right job for you? Are you interested in learning more? Do you have questions? We would love to hear them. Follow the link below and use the calendar to schedule a brief, 15-minute conversation with Sarah: https://calendly.com/eastersealsnh-sarah/15min

Trouble scheduling your phone interview online? Call Sarah: 603-264-7199

Salary Range:

$13 hourly

Job Location:

Manchester, Concord, Stratham

Date Added: October 22, 2019

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