Woodfords Family Services
  • 26-Nov-2018 to 25-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Westbrook, ME, USA
  • Hourly
  • Casual

Partial Benefits

Shared Living Direct Support Professional (DSP)


Woodfords is growing and has a casual position (16 hours/week) open for a Direct Support Professionals (DSP) within our Shared Living Program. The Shared Living Program is designed to provide family/home-based services to adults with developmental disabilities who are not able to live independently. This program is an alternative to group home living.

The role of the Direct Support Professional (DSP) in our Shared Living Program is to provide care for an adult with developmental disabilities within the Shared Living Provider's home.


Responsibilities of a Direct Support Professional (DSP):

  • Provide transportation
  • Oversee medical appointments
  • Medication administration
  • Direct care



  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 4pm to 8pm


Qualifications of a Direct Support Professional (DSP):

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associate or Bachelor degree preferred
  • Valid driver's license
  • Use of reliable vehicle with current insurance
  • Direct Support Professional (DSP) certification or successful completion of the full DSP course within 6 months of hire (paid by Woodfords)
  • C.R.M.A. certification or successful completion of C.R.M.A. course (paid by Woodfords) within 6 months of hire
  • Good physical strength; able to bend, lift and stand


Additional Opportunities:

  • Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
  • Training and Professional Development


Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967. As Maine's leader in the provision of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities and intellectual disabilities, Woodfords offers programs to help children, youth and adults reach their goals and achieve their highest potential. When you join Woodfords Family Services, you make a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs. Join the Woodfords family and discover why more than 500 people across Maine call Woodfords their professional home! Woodfords is an equal opportunity employer.


How to Apply: Please apply online 

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