A Career Helping Others

A career at Easterseals means a career helping people. Our primary need throughout northeast Indiana is for Direct Support Professionals to help the people we serve thrive in their daily lives. Additional openings include:

  • Chief Financial Officer for Easterseals Northern Indiana, our parent organization
  • Supervisor positions
  • LPN for Columbia City and Angola

Search our current openings to fight the right job for you.

Sign-On Bonuses Available!

Columbia City

We have openings throughout our network; however, our most urgent need is at Easterseals Passages in Columbia City. Effective June 24, new hires* at Easterseals Passages are eligible for a total of $2,500 in sign-on bonuses!

  • $500 after orientation
  • $500 after 90 days of employment
  • $750 after 6 months of employment
  • $750 after 1 year of employment

All Other Locations

New hires at Easterseals Arc in Fort Wayne, and Easterseals RISE in Angola and Auburn are eligible for a total of $1,000 in sign-on bonuses.

  • $250 after orientation
  • $250 after 90 days of employment
  • $500 after 6 months of employment

View our current openings to find the job that’s right for you in Fort Wayne, Columbia City, Angola or Auburn. Not sure which opening is right for you? When you apply for any direct support professional (DSP) position, our human resources team will talk with you to ensure the best fit for schedule and location.


*Rehires are eligible for a sign-on bonus if at least 12 months have passed since their prior employment with Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana.

A Career at Easterseals

Easterseals Arc hires compassionate, hardworking individuals to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

This brief video shows you more about the individuals we serve and the role and rewards of being a Direct Support Professional (DSP). Check it out, then read more about DSPs below or view our current job listings. Please note that all interviews are currently being done by phone to reduce risks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Direct Support Professionals

We have a variety of positions available, but our top needs are Direct Support Professionals.

  • Earn $16.20 an hour, $19 an hour on weekends
  • Work directly with individuals with disabilities to provide assistance and instruction
  • Support individuals as they participate in a full range of activities, both at home and in the community
  • Full- and part-time positions are available with a variety of schedules

What We Offer

At Easterseals, we offer a supportive workplace to foster your professional success, as well as a benefits package to enhance your personal life. Advantages of a career at Easterseals include:


Extensive paid practical training before you begin working with consumers, plus ongoing training opportunities


A 24-hour call center with staff trained to answer any question you may have


Paid admission to events or activities you attend with your consumers


Vacation days, sick days and personal days


Health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance


Contributions to Health Savings Accounts


Employee Assistance Program to provide free, confidential assistance or counseling


Tuition assistance for job-related coursework