What our staff has to say about working at Looking Upwards

Alyse

“I always feel like it’s a family here. The staff is so welcoming . . . I felt appreciated since the day I walked in. It’s a beautiful place to work with beautiful people.”
Alyse Gaboriault
Small Business Coordinator & Community Support


Nicole

“I was an intern at Looking Upwards while I was in college. It was such a great experience and people were so supportive of my professional growth, I wanted to work here. I got other job offers but I didn’t want to leave Looking Upwards…it has been amazing.”
Nicole Spanswick
Lead Direct Support Professional


Amber

“I love working for Looking Upwards because you get a chance to make a difference. You have the opportunity to make someone’s day every time you come to work.”
Amber Howard
Assistant Director - Residential Home


Damien

"There is a feeling of support here. This is a place where you can express your thoughts and you can go to someone with an idea and feel heard. At all levels people pay attention to your point of view."
Damien St. Pierre
Treatment Coordinator


Jenn

“Working here has been a great professional and personal growth experience . . . There are a lot of opportunities for advancement and Looking Upwards recognizes staff for their contributions.”
Jenn Szcesniak
Community Navigator Director


Bill

“When we go out in the community, a lot of people know the gentleman that I support. They greet him and I see him smiling and animated. I know he is having a good day. That makes me feel good.”
Bill Hanscom
Direct Support Professional


Saroeuth

“I absolutely love working for Looking Upwards. It’s really about the people supported and I believe 100% in their mission.”
Saroeuth Chhot
Shift Supervisor


Sharon

“I’ve been at Looking Upwards for almost 14 years. I love it. I love the work. I think we really make a difference in people’s lives and it gives me a lot of satisfaction to know this.”
Sharon Dupre
Assistant Director - Residential Home


Tori

“I came here for the great benefits package, but it soon became much more than that. Ten years later, I’ve worked in various roles and each one teaches me more than the last. I’ve learned so much and never felt stagnant.”
Tori Flis
Director - Residential Home