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Supporting Men and Women with Disabilities...


Working at Amicus is both rewarding and enjoyable. Our seven programs have a wide variety of positions and work hours. Amicus is known for the quality of its staff and for their longevity. Training is a central focus for each Program Director and for the entire agency. All staff who work directly with program participants will become Direct Support Professional (DSP) certified. We work closely with each employee to ensure that certification is not unduly burdensome.

There are many areas of interest in which staff learning occurs, from Positive Behavioral Supports to American Sign Language. Work at Amicus will challenge and motivate you. The individuals you work with will bring meaning and reward to your life and you will become part of a well respected agency.

Amicus provides equal employment opportunity and reasonable accommodation to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of national origin, gender, age, religion, creed, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Available positions are advertised in the Bangor Daily News and/or other publications and on this web site.

Current Openings

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Substitute Program Assistants  (Open at Various Times Based on Need)  

Make a difference in others’ lives on a schedule that fits your life! Join our professional team in supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism in an environment of respect and energy. Our programs offer those we serve unique supports that enhance life skill-building and include a wide variety of activities including art, theater, fitness, volunteerism, and self-advocacy. Our focus is to help individuals maximize their independence and maintain and improve quality of life through skill building, community involvement, creativity, and self-advocacy.

This position may find the successful candidate working in one or more of the numerous Amicus high quality and unique programs including the Bouchea Center for Learning, Community Life, Penobscot Valley Industries, Ralph Leek Elder, or Pathways to Employment.

Please feel free to explore our website for more information about Amicus.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Strong organizational skills and a positive attitude required. DSP required, but we will train the right candidate(s). CRMA, related experience, and knowledge of positive behavioral supports desired.

Substitute Hours: Monday through Friday, on-call.


Please direct inquiries to:

Amicus Human Resources

ATT: Denis Cranson

96 13th Street

Bangor, ME 04401

Tel:  941-2913

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Full-time Program Assistant  (Posted 01/23/2020)

Full-time with Benefits


Amicus is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, fun, team player to assist men and women with different abilities. This successful candidate for this position will work mainly in the Home Support section of Community Life.   HOME SUPPORT Program Assistants work closely with participants to provide support for their personal growth and development based on their individual goals and objectives to become more independent and healthy, and to live a fulfilling life.  Work may include occasional weekend and evening hours. 


Requirements:High school diploma or GED; ability to follow Person Centered Plans and keep accurate notes; clean driving record; willingness to drive a 12-person van; dependable transportation. DSP preferred, but will train.


Schedule: This is a 40 hour full-time position with full benefits.  Hours may include occasional weekend and evening hours.  


Benefits: Full-time: Employees working 35 hours per week or more are considered full-time and are eligible for a competitive benefits package: medical, dental, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance; eye care discount; vacation, sick and holidays; tuition reimbursement (two approved courses per year up to $500 per course); 401k option. Voluntary benefit options are also available.


Application may be found online at or contact:

Wendy Parker, Program Director


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Part-time Program Assistant (Posted 01/23/2020)


Make a difference working with an experienced team to develop basic independence skills and work-related skills for adults with disabilities.  This successful candidate for this 27.5 hour/week position will work mainly in the Commnity Skills section of Community Life. 


Requirements: A high school diploma and a commitment to respect all people required. DSP certification required, but will train.


Part-time Schedule: This is a Monday-Friday part-time position with "part-time benefits". Flexibility is a must. This position may work into a full time position based on Program need.


Benefits: Part-time benefits include dental, eye care discount, holidays that fall on a scheduled workday, pro-rated sick and vacation, educational benefits, and participation in a 401k retirement plan.


 Application may be found online at or contact:


Wendy Parker, Program Director


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