Are you hard working, compassionate and like to work with people? Woodfords is looking for you!


Careers at Woodfords are anything but ordinary. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position, we invite you to learn more today!


Job Listings

You may check out our job listings and apply through our application management service at (

To review a list of positions currently available, please visit our Jobs In ME site.



We require an application to be filled out for all candidates that we interview. If you would like to download an application and fill it out by hand, the form is available here, however we strongly encourage you to use our ApplicantPro site linked above.


Gain or Build Your Experience

Gain or build your experience in the fields of Education, Psychology, Social Work and Behavior Analysis. Frequently recruited positions:

Behavioral Health Professionals
BHPs work directly with children with autism and other developmental disabilities in home and community settings. Work independently providing one-to-one support to children and as part of a treatment team to help children acquire lifelong skills.

Candidates for BHP positions must have:

  • GED or high school diploma
  • Valid Maine driver's license
  • Use of reliable vehicle
  • Flexible schedule

  • Experience with autism or developmental disabilities is helpful but not required
  • Training and supervision provided
  • BHP positions are typically full-time
  • Shifts are typically in the late afternoon, early evenings and/or on weekends
  • Great opportunity for college students

FMI about positions open in Central and Southern Maine through Woodfords' In Home Support Services and Home and Community Treatment Program

  • In Central Maine, contact Lori Griffiths at or
    call (207) 680-4790.
  • In Southern Maine, contact Nick Hammond at or call (207) 878-9663, x 4126.
  • For those with a bachelor's degree, or in their fourth year of a bachelor's program, contact Ian Duggan at or call (207) 878-9663, x 4165.

Direct Support Professionals
DSPs work directly with adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities in the individual's home. They work as part of a team to help individuals learn daily living skills, participate in community activities and work on the achievement of their goals.

Candidates for DSP must have:

  • GED or high school diploma
  • Valid Maine driver's license
  • Use of reliable vehicle
  • DSP certification or successful completion of the full DSP course within 6 months of hire (paid by Woodfords)
  • CRMA certification or successful completion of CRMA course (paid by Woodfords) within 6 months of hire
  • Willingness to assist with personal care, basic cooking skills
  • Good physical strength
  • A positive attitude and high energy level
  • Good documentation skills

 FMI about positions open in Woodfords' Residential Program

  • Contact Scott McKeough,, or call
    (207) 878-9663, x 4163.


Teacher Assistants
TAs are responsible for working with Lead Teachers to guide children, ages 3 to 5, toward the fulfillment of their potential for cognitive, social and emotional growth, and maturation. The position offers valuable experience and training in a specialized education program utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Candidates for TA positions must have:

  • Bachelor's or 90 college credit hours
  • Ed. Tech III Certificate or willingness to attain Ed Tech III certification from the State of Maine Department of Education (certification fees paid by Woodfords)
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work Monday-Friday, year-round, with some flexibility
  • Passion for teaching children
  • A favorable background check
  • Good documentation skills

Woodfords operates three therapeutic preschools located in Oakland, Topsham and Westbrook. FMI about positions open at the Westbrook Preschool contact Charissa Fortier at or (207) 878-4200.

FMI about positions open at the Oakland or Topsham Preschools contact Bob Barton at or (207) 680-4790.

Employee Benefit Highlights

Part-Time, Working 20-29 Hours

- Paid Vacation
- Paid Sick Time
- Paid Holidays
- Short-Term Disability Insurance
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Group Term Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Plan
- 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan

Full-Time, Working 30-40 Hours
All of the benefits listed above plus:

- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance


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