Employment Opportunities

How To Apply

Employment Application (PDF)

Please click on the link above to download an application packet.

Once completed, please forward to:

The League
HR Department
1111 E. Cold Spring Ln.
Baltimore, MD 21239

Fax Number: 410.323.3298

The League for People with Disabilities is currently hiring for the following positions.  Please click on the link to learn more about specific job duties.

Benefits Counselor - Community Work Incentive Coordinator
Manager, Health Services (Camping & Therapeutic Recreation)
One to One Support Staff (Day Habilitation)
Lifeguard (Wellness Center)
Support Counselor (Autism Services)
TI Instructor (Autism Services & Programs)

 

Benefits Counselor – Community Work Incentive Coordinator

The League is currently seeking a Benefits Counselor to join our Career Services team!  This position is classified as a consultant, and will not have a set work schedule or benefits package. The following are the primary responsibilities for this position:

• Emphasize employment through the use of work incentives planning, leading to greater self-sufficiency and employment for beneficiaries with disabilities.
• Assist beneficiaries with disabilities to resolve problems related to work efforts, higher education and work attainment/continuation of work.
• Provide comprehensive work incentives monitoring and management assistance to beneficiaries who are employed or seeking employment on a scheduled, continuous basis.
• Provide written individualized benefits analyses to beneficiaries.
• Provide direct assistance to a beneficiary in the development of a written work incentives management plan to guide the effective use of Federal, State and local benefits programs including general information on the adequacy of health benefits coverage by a beneficiary’s employer.
• Provide intensive assistance to beneficiaries, their key stakeholders, and their support teams in making informed choices and establishing employment related goals.
• Provide follow up assistance to beneficiaries who have previously received work incentives planning and assistance. 

Qualification Requirements:

• Must be a Certified Community Work Incentive Coordinator (CWIC)
• Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, and/or a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities
• Must be able to pass a criminal background check and a drug screen
• Must possess basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Outlook
• Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
• Must be able to participate, learn and apply topics contained in training classes

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Manager, Health Services

The League for People with Disabilities, Inc. is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to oversee Health Services for our camping and travel programs (Camp Greentop). The Manager, Health Services, Camping & Therapeutic Recreation  is a live in position during summer months, and when programs are running (12 – 15 weekends throughout the year, and December 27 – January 2nd). The Manager, Health Services plays an integral part of the camp’s administrative team.

Essential Functions:

• Oversee the day-to-day function of the health center.
• Assess campers’ health to ensure we can safely serve them.
• Take an active role in ensuring The League is following best practices in camp nursing.
• Administer medications and health care procedures.
• Supervise all Health Center staff.
• Train and delegate medication administration to all Medication Technicians
• Assist in ensuring all proper reporting of health issues is completed within the required time frames.
• Ensure the campers have provided the necessary paperwork (ie correct orders for medications; medications match the medication orders, medical form has been completed and signed by a physician in the appropriate time frame, etc.).
• Prepare all needed paperwork for all camp programs (i.e. assessment forms, Medication Administration Records, Bowel Charts, etc.)
• Identify trends in illnesses/injuries and assist in developing strategies to reduce illness/injuries.
• Take an active role in the updating of the Health Center’s Policies and Procedures.
• Ensure Camp exceeds the requirements of ACA, Board of Nursing and DHMH.
• Provide all required documentation as required for COMAR, American Camp Association, and League requirements.
• Assist in the orientation and in-services of all Camping & TR’s staff, including providing the Medication Delegation.
• Communicate camper health concerns in a timely manner to camp director, parents/ caregivers.
• Keep the camp leadership team informed of current camp health issues.
• Ensure all the paperwork and health center forms needed for the sessions are completed and reviewed before the session begins.

Qualifications & Requirements:

• Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in Maryland (or compact state) in good standing.
• Must be a Licensed Delegating Nurse in Maryland (will give a 30 day grace period for new hires to complete this requirement).
• Trainer in First Aid/CPR (will have 3 months to complete this class once starting with The League).
• A minimum of one year experience directly working with people with disabilities in a health care setting.
• Live on-site when programs are in session. (off-season housing is not provided)
• Experience working in a camp setting preferred.

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One to One Support Staff

We are looking for experienced, energetic, and positive One to One Direct Care staff to assist adults with developmental disabilities with their daily needs.

Positions range from 30 – 35 hours per week, and will work within our DDA Day Habilitation program. Applicants with BPS and DDA trainings preferred.

Requirements:

• Minimum of 18 years old with high school diploma
• Minimum of 1 year experience working with disabilities
• Must pass state and federal background check
• Must pass pre-employment drug screen
• Must possess no more than 2 points on driving record

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Lifeguard

Qualifications: Must have current lifeguard, CPR and first aid certifications.  Excellent communication and socialization skills required.  Experience working with the disabled population is desired.

Responsibilities:

In order to fulfill the mission of The League, the lifeguard must:

• Supervise the aquatic area and provide a safe environment for all participants.
• Assist all participants – assist with transfers in and out of the pool/whirlpool and assist participants with exercise and pool equipment.
• Perform the required cleaning duties to pool, whirlpool, pool deck and equipment as specified. (Refer to aquatic cleaning and maintenance schedule)
• Record and maintain accurate pool/whirlpool chemical readings and reports, according to the Baltimore City Health Department and League supervision.
• Assist the assistant director of Wellness and other pool staff with the daily operations of the aquatic center.
• Advocate for The League and people with disabilities
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Manager, Wellness Center
• Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence and Mutual Respect).

Training Required:

• Lifeguard Certification
• CPR and First Aid Certifications
• League Inservice:  Universal Precautions / Disability Awareness
• Position allows for series of Hepatitis Vaccine

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Support Counselor

Description: The Support Counselor is responsible for implementing the assigned participant(s) plan of care, working with the participant and their family to improve socialization, self-help and communication skills. The Support Counselor will work with assigned participant(s) in the community and the participant’s home.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Communicate with participants, families, professional staff and community members in a person-center manner.
• Develop a positive working relationship with assigned participant(s) and families.
• Treat the participant’s goals as their own, working with the participant, family and professional staff to achieve goals.
• To actively participant in both staff and interdisciplinary team meetings
• Work cooperatively with other Autism Services and Programs staff to support participants
• Facilitate building participant’s self-esteem through positive interactions
• Plan and initiate age-appropriate community activities activities
• Communicate participant and programmatic needs with the Program Manager
• Be knowledgeable and communicate effectively the individualized needs of assigned participant(s) within the program
• Document participant(s) progress utilizing the ETO database system
• Follow all agency and program specific policies and procedures
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Program Manager, Autism Services and Programs
• Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence and Mutual Respect
• Operationalize the mission of The League for People with Disabilities.

Qualification Requirements:

• Minimum age of 18.
• Access to a reliable automobile and a valid driver’s license with no more than 2 points.
• Ability to lift participants up to 150 lbs. in accordance with established safe lifting procedures.
• Behavioral Principles and Strategies, AED, First Aid and CPR within the first 3 months.

Educational and/or Experience:

• Experience working with people with disabilities, specifically those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
• High School diploma required, BS in therapeutic recreation or related field preferred.

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TI Instructor

Description: The Therapeutic Integration Instructor works with a team of other Instructors and the Program Manager to run the Therapeutic Integration program at The League’s Cold Spring Lane location. The Therapeutic Integration program meets during the school year and follows the Baltimore City Public Schools calendar. Therapeutic Integration Instructors work with a case load of three participants with autism, assisting participants with personal care and facilitating programs in the areas of sports, cooking, swimming, arts and music. This is a part time.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Develop and facilitate lessons in assigned area (such as arts, sports, swimming, etc.).
• Assist assigned group of participants with personal care (dressing, toileting, eating, etc.).
• Accompany participants to scheduled programs.
• Work cooperatively with other TI staff to support participants.
• Facilitate building participant’s self-esteem through positive interactions.
• Plan and initiate age-appropriate free time activities.
• Communicate participant and programmatic needs with the Program Manager.
• Be knowledgeable and communicate effectively the individualized needs of all participants within the program.
• Document participant progress utilizing the ETO database system.
• Follow all agency and program specific policies and procedures.
• Assist in the supervision of EDS participants that are assigned to get job training in the TI program.
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the TI Program Manager.
• Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence and Mutual Respect)
• Operationalize the mission of The League for People with Disabilities.

Qualification Requirements:

• Minimum age of 18.
• Ability to lift participants up to 150 lbs. in accordance with established safe lifting procedures.
• Behavioral Principles and Strategies, AED, First Aid and CPR within the first 3 months.

Educational and/or Experience:

• Experience working with people with disabilities, specifically those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
• High School diploma required, BS in therapeutic recreation or related field preferred.

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