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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

See Below for Current Openings

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Substitute Program Assistant  (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 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

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Community Life Programs / Phoenix Pathways to Employment

Community and Home Supports / MHCPV Housing

Pathways to Employment

Assistant Program Director

This is a professional position in an established, CARF accredited agency providing support for adults with intellectual disabilities. The Assistant Program Director will assist the Program Director to develop and support programs at multiple sites and with the daily oversight of operations. This position may require working directly with persons served to maximize opportunities and to improve quality of life.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of relevant experience is preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. DSP certification and positive behavioral supports are desirable. Individual must be able to work with staff and persons served in a positive, respectful manner. Must possess strong organizational, oral, written, and conflict resolution skills.

Schedule: This is a full-time position with full benefits. Hours are generally Monday-Friday; however, this position may include occasional weekend and evening on-call duties as needed.

Benefits: 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.

Community Supports serves people wishing to increase independence in a community setting. Groups and individuals meet regularly to learn and practice skills.

Home Supports provides individuals who live independently or with their families with the assistance they need to live as independently as possible. Supports are delivered primarily in the home but also in the community depending on need.

MHCPV Housing provides housing and residential services to persons with developmental disabilities in three separate HUD subsidized apartment buildings in Bangor.

Pathways to Employment is an employment oriented daily program that encourages personal initiative and works with persons served to choose a path toward a full and meaningful life whether employment is in your future or you have chosen another direction.

Amicus is an EOE and offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefit package.


To request an application and job description please contact:

Wendy Parker, Program Director

Community Life / Phoenix Pathways to Employment

96 Thirteenth St.

Bangor, ME 04401


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