Job Title: Direct Support Counselors
Status: Full/Part-Time
Location: Laurel, PG County

Position Description:

ACIDD Maryland supports individuals who are diagnosed with Intellectual Disability and co-occurring mental illness in the community. We call them “the other dually diagnosed individuals”. ACIDD Maryland is currently seeking Direct Support Counselors in its residential program to work with the “other dually diagnosed” individuals. If you need to know more about the job details, please visit Indeed where it is posted.

ACIDD and ACIDD Maryland are social enterprises ( and supporting high functioning individuals with ID and mental illness. The applicants who are interested to work with this population should be highly talented, smart, aggressive, ambitious candidates who want to grow with ACIDD. If you join us as direct support staff, we prefer that you are experienced staff in this field. However, it is not absolutely necessary. We would provide you training. But, you should be a hard worker, committed to our individuals, and trustworthy. They have to possess a strong desire to make an impact, enjoy working with people who have dual disabilities, and enjoy the satisfaction of attaining and exceeding goals in a collaborative environment.

If you are the right candidate, you should possess above-average skills, and desire to learn about how to support individuals with developmental disabilities who also have a mental illness. Our residential program is guided by the Maryland State regulations and our programs are CARF international accredited ( That means, we meet very high standards in providing services to our individuals.

ACIDD is a social enterprise and has explosive growth. It has grounds for unlimited potential for growth. It is dynamic and has seasoned leadership and a team of experts in the field. If you become part of ACIDD, you will be part of our family. We pay a competitive rate for DSP. We are providing health benefits after 60 days of employment; There is flexibility and a family atmosphere. You will work with extremely happy clients.
Besides Support Counselors’ positions in the residential program, we also have openings for CDS counselors, Employment specialists, Personal Support Counselors, PRP Counselors and Mental health Vocational Counselors.

You may refer to INDEED where we have advertised for this position. Interviews are held throughout the week from Monday through Friday.

Positions are available to work as Support staff from 3p-10p (M-F); weekend staff from 9a-11p or 10a-10p on Saturdays and Sundays and Awake overnight staff on various shifts. Starting to pay $13/hr. All staff should complete DDA mandated training virtually. They must possess CMT, CPR/FA, clear background.

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