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DSP Patten/Island Falls

Independence Advocates of Maine is looking for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to join our Team Northern Division Team in Patten and Island Falls. DSPs provide direct support to clients to help them live their best lives, be it at home, at their jobs, or within their communities- always meeting clients where they are and honoring choice.


IAM offers professions to be proud of, providing Possibilities for all Abilities.  We are compassionate, highly trained, and committed to providing superior supports and services to those with disabilities. IAM values home/community belonging, strong relationships, teamwork, personal responsibility, and continual growth through life-long learning. Our work is rewarding, meaningful, and fun.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 17 years old
  • DSP certification preferred
  • Able to pass agency background, driver's license, proof of vaccination requirements
  • Have a strong desire to assist those with disabilities to achieve their dreams
  • Ability to be a positive, productive team member who is flexible and likes to have fun



  • 100% employer-paid health, dental, disability, and life insurance (full time)
  • 4 weeks off per year to start (pro-rated for part-time)
  • Generous shift differentials and stipends
  • Annual wage increases
  • 403B Retirement with 3% match after one year (full time)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Next Day Pay Option
  • Supportive work environment with advancement opportunities
  • Mileage and Expense Reimbursement
  • Guaranteed hours and overtime available





Per Diem positions also available in residential supports


Position: DSP Patten/Island Falls
Organization: Independence Advocates of Maine
Location: Orono,  ME 
United States
Salary: up to $18.58
Posting Start Date: 3/16/2023
Date Posted: 9/27/2023
Status: This listing expires on: 12/26/2023
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Independence Advocates of Maine
2 Hillside Road

Orono,  ME 04473
United States
Ashley Munson


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