Join Our Team
We are always looking for energetic and compassionate folks that want a position where their work is meaningful and and personaly rewarding. Join our family as a volunteer, employee or intern and use your time, skills and talents in supporting some amazing individuals who have developmental disabilities! Our company culture is focused around the following core values:
Caring • Respectful • Organized • Accountable • Positive
If you are a caring, responsible, compassionate and creative person, we’d love to have you join our team of caregivers that help our family members achieve their greatest potential as they work to make their dreams come true. Our Direct Support Professionals are an invaluable member of our team, working closely with our inviduals daily. Positions include openings for Day, Evening and Awake Overnight Shifts.
Applicants must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or a GED and a valid driver's license with a good driving record (no more than two points). The State of Maryland Department of Developmental Disabilities requires that you be 21 years old. All applicants must have the ability to lift at least 25 pounds (more in some positions). Applicants must successfully complete a MD Board of Nursing Math and Reading test prior to an interview being extended, and must undergo a criminal background check, a T.B. test, a driving record check, and a drug screening before starting employment with us.
- Generous vacation/leave time
- Opportunity for overtime
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Employer paid health card
- Referral and attendance bonuses
- Community membership discounts
If you are interested in joining our amazing team, please come to our Weinberg Administration Building located at 215 Scheeler Road, Chestertown, MD 21620 to complete an application, or use the link to your right.
Providing appropriate and enriching services requires an extensive network of staff, family members and volunteers. If you have a special talent you would like to share please contact us! Whether you have a couple of hours each week, a month, or as a one-time adventure, there's always room for you! You can volunteer by yourself, or you can bring a team of folks.
Some volunteer activities include, but are not limited to:
• Activity Support such as arts & crafts, gardening
• Kent Center Athletic Club Coaching
• Baking for special events and holidays
• Serve on a committee
• Music Appreciation
• Special Events (i.e. Goosebump Jump set up, registration, etc.)
Kent Center is a private, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.