Now Offering a Sign-On Bonus!

A career at Easterseals means a career helping people. We have a variety of openings throughout northeast Indiana, primarily for Direct Support Professionals to help the people we serve thrive in their daily lives.


New hires* joining our team on or after March 28, 2022 are now eligible for a total of $1,000 in bonuses: $250 after orientation, $250 after 90 days of employment and $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.


*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 an hour, $18 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