Support Solutions envisions that children and adults living with a diagnosis of developmental disabilities and or mental illness will be empowered to ask “why not?”
Support Solutions is a private, nonprofit organization that provides services to adults with disabilities and mental health challenges. With a staff of over 225 people, we offer residential, day habilitative, and personal supports. Out of the Agency’s two offices in Lewiston and Saco, we have been serving individuals and families in central and southern Maine since 1997.
Support Solutions envisions that children and adults living with a developmental disability and/or mental illness will be empowered to ask: “Why not?”
The Mission of Support Solutions is to inspire and support a culture of possibilities.
Delivery of exceptional services tailored to meet individual’s needs.
*Economic and social justice for all.
*Environmental sensitivity and responsibility.
*Outstanding management of its human and economic resources.
We asked our staff what they liked the most about working at Support Solutions. This is what they said...
"The best part of my day is when one of the clients completes a task that they've previously struggled with. The look of pride and accomplishment on their face makes it all worth it."
- Doug L.
"I enjoy watching the people we support grow in their independence and accomplish their dreams."
"Being part of the Special Olympics and seeing how hard these individuals work and the self esteem it builds for each of them."
I love the teams I work with! Positive energy on the tough days."
- Terri S.
Knowing that I have made a difference in someone's day is the greatest feeling I have ever had. No amount of money can give you that feeling of gratification"
Do you have a desire to serve as a role model and mentor while providing support in helping individuals obtain their goals?
If so and you are able to commit to the following, a
Direct Support Professional position may be right for you:
* Advocate and serve as appropriate role model for the individual and treat them with dignity and respect.
* Participate in developing and carrying out plans to meet the needs of the individual.
* Organize, supervise, and interact with individuals during work shift.
* Be creative with planning recreation outside of the home.
* Assist with shopping, meal preparation, and maintaining cleanliness of personal space.
* Transport individuals to community activities with use of personal vehicle.
* Complete required documentation.
In return for your commitment to making a difference in the life of someone else, Support Solutions will provide a fun and rewarding work environment, exceptional benefits package, competitive pay rates, PAID in house professional development (training) and advancement opportunities within the organization.
Contact Details124 Canal Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240
Type: Non Profit
Industries: Social Service
Contact: Jamie Thomas
Title: Employment Coordinator
Contact Phone: 795-0672 x2103
Contact Fax: 777-1109
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Resumes accepted by: Email, Fax, Mail
A cover letter is required
Phone inquiries accepted
|Additional Benefits Information:
Paid training and mileage reimbursement. Casual work environment. Support Solutions status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization may qualify you for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness