Supporting people with developmental,
cognitive and intellectual disabilities to be
actively involved in their home communities.

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Job Openings and Opportunities

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LEAP employs people in a variety of roles varying from direct support professionals and house managers, to program administrators and administrative staff. We require that all employees are well-trained and prepared for whatever they might encounter professionally with safety as a major focus.

LEAP shares the Mandt philosophy of gradual intervention to assist people when dealing with a stressful situation. Mandt is built on approaching a situation with dignity and respect. Each staff member is trained in this approach and its adoption is critical for all employees.

The leadership of LEAP encourages and mandates ongoing training and education for staff members in order for them remain informed.

 

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Associate Director Position
Life Enrichment Advancing People (LEAP)

LEAP is seeking an individual to fill a key leadership position that we are developing to meet individual and community needs. The position will be responsible for collaborating with senior leadership to develop a Targeted Case Management program and goal-specific projects related to transition services and assistive technology.

The ideal candidate will be a consummate team player with a combination of education and experience in the social services field, particularly in leadership positions working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Requirements:
•    Basic office skills – typing, filing, email, etc.
•    The candidate must have excellent communication, research and networking skills.
•    Ability to work independently to meet organizational goals and deadlines.
•    Must be extremely motivated and organized.
•    Eager to learn and continually improve skills
•    Demonstrate the ability to juggle high-level workload priorities in a fast-paced environment.
•    Advocate in all communications for individuals with IDD and promote our mission through actions and words.
•    The ability to network with people as well as research and synthesize complex regulations and guidelines into common sense workable policies.
•    Fit into the LEAP culture of hard work, mutual respect, accountability and passion for the important work we do.

Education:
•    A minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a specialization in psychology, mental health and human services, behavioral or sciences, social work, human development, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, sociology, nursing or a closely related field is required.

This is a full-time position that will be eligible for LEAP’s competitive benefit and paid time off package.  

Send letters of interest, resumé and a completed application to:

Darryl Wood, Executive Director, LEAP, Inc.
313 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938
Fax: 778-6070 or e-mail: Darryl@leapcommunity.org


Deadline: April 30, 2017

 


 Direct Support Professional

LEAP is seeking staff with excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support individuals with cognitive and intellectual disabilities.  

Are you a patient, compassionate and dedicated person who can be a team player or a highly responsible individual, who is looking to expand your skills & training?  This could be the opportunity you have been seeking!  Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive & intellectual is preferred, but not mandatory.

Ideal current certifications:  CNA, MANDT, CRMA and DSP.  LEAP provides free training for all staff members on these and other certifications.

All candidates must demonstrate:  motivation & compassion, an eagerness to continually improve skills & training, a High School Diploma or GED, be at least 18 yrs. of age, and have a Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record. 

 Training can begin immediately.

Staff meetings and trainings Mandatory.

For more information, contact Sarah Judd, Human Resources Director
at 207-778-3443 or at
sjudd@leapcommunity.org. 

 


 Posted 04/17/2017

Full-Time Direct Support Professional
Position Available at Anson St. Program in Farmington starting 5/14/17
37 total hours available are:    
Sundays 7a to 7p

          Mondays 1:30p to 10p
          Tuesdays 1:30p to 10p
    Saturdays 9a to 5p
Plus staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.

LEAP is seeking staff  with excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support four people in their own home in Farmington. 
 
Are you a patient, compassionate and dedicated person who can be a team player or a highly responsible individual, who is looking to expand your skills & training?  This could be the opportunity you have been seeking!  Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive & intellectual is preferred, but not mandatory.  Ideal current certifications:  MANDT, CRMA, DSP, and CPR/FA.  LEAP provides free training for all staff members on these and other certifications.

All candidates must demonstrate:  motivation & compassion, an eagerness to continually improve skills & training, a High School Diploma or GED, be at least 18 yrs of age, and have a Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record.  

Position begins 5/14/17 but training can begin with May orientation beginning 5/2/17. 

For more information, contact Kyla Wheeler, Administrator
at  491-0855 or at kyla@leapcommunity.org.

 


 Posted 04/27/2017

Full-Time Direct Support Professional
Position Available at FARE House in Turner, ME

30 plus total hours available are:    
Wednesday 1p to 8p
Thursday 1p to 8p
Friday 1p to 8p
Saturday 9a to 6p

Plus staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.

LEAP is seeking staff with excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support four people in their own home in Farmington. 
 
Are you a patient, compassionate and dedicated person who can be a team player or a highly responsible individual, who is looking to expand your skills & training?  This could be the opportunity you have been seeking!  Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive & intellectual is preferred, but not mandatory.  Ideal current certifications:  MANDT, CRMA, DSP, and CPR/FA.  LEAP provides free training for all staff members on these and other certifications.

All candidates must demonstrate:  motivation & compassion, an eagerness to continually improve skills & training, a High School Diploma or GED,
be at least 18 yrs of age, and have a Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record.  

Position is available starting now.

For more information, contact Loretta Crockett, Program Administrator
for FARE House and Hidden Circle at 207-491-0575 or ldcrockett@leapcommunity.org

 


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 LEAP provides ongoing training in:

  • The Maine College of Direct Support — Complete Modules
  • Safety
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Rights of Recipients
  • Reportable Events
  • The Mandt System®
  • CRMA
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Sign Language
  • Diabetes

 

 


 

To learn more about this rewarding field of service,
visit http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mainedirectserviceworker/

LEAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
in its hiring practices or services provided.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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