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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.


We are looking for Direct Support Associates to join our team right now! Come find your purpose while you make valuable, rewarding impacts in the lives of the individuals we serve.

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. 
 

Compensation: $15-17.50 hourly 
    
Hours:   Full time and part time available, 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift.

What’s in it for you? We offer 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. A position with Easterseals will give you valuable insight and experience as you further your career. We are a recovery friendly workplace, and we proudly employ military members and their families.   

 

To learn more about this role, follow this link to schedule a brief, 15-minute phone call with Sarah: bit.ly/eastersealsnh-sarah  
 

If you are having difficulty submitting an application or scheduling a phone call, please contact Sarah:  
603-264-7199 I shorne@eastersealsnh.org  
 

EOE

How to Apply:

www.easterseals.com/nh

Salary Range:

$15-$17.50

Job Location:

Manchester, Nashua, Northwood, Stratham, Seacoast, Laconia, Concord

Date Added: April 27, 2021

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