Support Staff can earn up to (3) 1% increases each year, plus bonus opportunities

New Power Weekend Positions Available

  • Premium starting rate of $18 per hour
  • Work/life balance with no overtime required
  • Part Time 30 and Full time 40 hour positions available
  • 2nd shift and 3rd shift available
  • 4 days a week, set schedule

Looking for a rewarding career? You just found it.

$1000 Retention Bonus: $200 at 90 days, $300 at 6 months and $500 at 1-year anniversary

ADEC employs nearly 400 people and operates 21 locations in Elkhart and St. Joseph counties.

The vast majority of #teamADEC work as direct support professionals, who directly assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. DSPs help the people we serve accomplish their dreams, discover their true potential and lead lives full of choice and possibility. Some DSPs work with the individuals we serve in ADEC group homes or supported living settings, while other DSPs provide vocational and recreational opportunities at our six day service locations.

Other essential positions round out #teamADEC, from music therapists to employment consultants.

Our team consists of students, parents, and retirees. Some came with many years of experience, some came with none at all. All came with the goal of making a difference in someone’s life and in their community.

ADEC Complies with all federal, state, and local regulations regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Open Jobs

Check out our open positions HERE. You will get a response within two business days.

ADEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ready for your next PAID internship?

Direct Support Internship:

Internships at ADEC provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to provide informed choice and possibility for the individuals served in our residential settings throughout the Elkhart and St Joe County area. Our Direct Support Internship Program will give you a rewarding experience you will never forget. Interns will be paired with Direct Support Professionals in a variety of settings in our residential locations. Come join #teamADEC where you will impact the lives of others while learning new skills and knowledge. Check out our internship posting above on our career center page or click HERE.

Barista Internship:

The Barista Internship at ADEC is designed to teach interns, with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, job skills that can be utilized. Our goal is to help interns become their own future leaders and ensure they will be trained employees who can move up in the business world. Our Barista Interns have the opportunity to complete our 6-stage internship program for the duration of one year. During our internship, our interns will be learning many skills including, Cleaning/Stocking skills, Customer Service skills, Buying and Merchandising skills including learning point of sale, Shelving Art/ Decorating skills in our art gallery, Marketing skills, and Food Service skills including making drinks for customer for our coffee house. Check out our Barista internship posting above on our career center page or click HERE.

What Does The Hiring Process Look Like?

Ready For Your New Career?

ADEC is a rewarding place to work where you can have a positive impact on someone’s life while at the same time making a positive contribution to the community. Our goal is to help the individuals we serve become more independent while living fulfilling, well-rounded lives.