Spurwink Services
  • Direct Care
  • Auburn, ME, USA
  • Starting at $17
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Are you looking to build a career rather than take a job? Do you want an employer who offers competitive pay while understanding the importance of work-life balance? Do you want a career that challenges you, and makes a difference in your community? If yes, Spurwink is hiring candidates like you to become Special Assignment Workers (SAW). The Special Assignment Worker (SAW) travels between two Children's Residential sites within one of three regions (Portland to Auburn, Auburn to Chelsea, or Chelsea to Cornville), depending on your preferred region to work in.

As a Special Assignment Worker, you will learn to deliver state-of-the-art treatment to youth in a collaborative and team-based environment, while jumpstarting your career with plenty of opportunity for advancement. This is a fast-paced and dynamic work environment and is the perfect opportunity for candidates who like to work hard – and have fun while doing it.

Robust Benefits Package:

  • Single Person Health Insurance (as little as $19.84 every two weeks)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Account with Matching Contribution (after one year of service)
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Pet Insurance


  • Flexibility of Schedules
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Verizon & Sprint Cell Phone Discounts

Don't apply to just any job. Jumpstart your career with Spurwink by getting in touch with us today.


Develop relationships with clients who have emotional and behavioral disorders. Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment and routines. Plan and lead group and individual activities aimed at helping clients achieve skills, creating opportunities for clients to succeed. Perform behavior management, therapeutic duties, and crisis intervention, including restraints. Participate in reflective practice and supervision. Contribute to the management of the residence.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D required.
  • Experience in Residential Treatment Services preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License with a willingness to travel between Portland, Auburn, Chelsea, and Cornville as needed.

Spurwink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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