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.

Director, Special Projects & Sponsorship Sales (Dev. & Marketing)
Therapeutic Integration Program Manager (Autism Services & Programs)
Support Counselor (Autism Services & Programs)
TI Instructor (Autism Services & Programs)

 

Director, Special Projects & Sponsorship Sales

Summary:  Full-time professional, reporting to the Vice President of Marketing & Development, with primary responsibility for comprehensive event management and sponsor funding of all current and future fund development projects.

Essential Duties:

• Plan and successfully execute all aspects of existing fundraising events; take lead role in research, and feasibility study of new event fundraising opportunities.
• Work closely with appropriate staff on a TEAM strategy for the appropriate cultivation, management, and appreciation for corporate/ service organization volunteers.
• Primary responsibility for solicitation and successful donor relationships with all appropriate volunteer based, community service organizations.
• Lead responsibility for the research, solicitation and management of the League’s comprehensive sponsorship recruitment, retention, and corporate/organizational customer service program, in collaboration with fellow departmental staff.

Requirements:

• Exceptional inter-personal communication skills, both in public speaking roles and in individual, one-on-one interaction.
• High energy, charismatic, and compassionate commitment to advocate specifically on behalf of the League and its participants, and generally to all the region’s individuals with special needs.
• Broad-based understanding/ willingness to learn, all areas of non-profit institutional advancement: corporate cause marketing, media and public relations, annual giving, volunteer management, and foundation grant writing.
• Self-motivated, disciplined work ethic – comfortable working both independently and as part of a larger group.
• Demonstrated excellent written skills.

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Therapeutic Integration Program Manager

Summary: The Therapeutic Integration (TI) Program Manager will provide supervision to TI Instructors, Activity Specialist, and Program Assistant for the TI Program. The TI Program Manager will ensure individual goals are being met, appropriate service delivered and documentation requirements are completed. The TI Program Manager will also coordinate any summer and after school services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Supervise Activity Specialist, Behavioral/Administrative Coordinator and TI Instructors, being available for supervision, developing work schedules and coordinate bi-monthly meetings with TI staff.
• Schedule intake meetings, participant team meetings and individual planning meetings.
• Assist in developing and coordinating with the Director of Autism Services, the training for all Autism Services staff, ensuring that they complete required training within 3 months.
• Monitor program participants billing hours to ensure that adequate services are rendered.
• Work with the Director of Autism Services to coordinate any out of school respite request by scheduling staff, completing documentation and providing supervision.
• Implement State of Maryland DHMH, Maryland State Board of Education and League policies.
• Work with the Director of Autism Services and Support Counselors to ensure consistency between the TI and IISS programs.
• Complete timely evaluations of all staff supervised and ensure supervisory staff within the department complete evaluations in a timely manner.
• With the assistance of the Activity Specialist, develop schedules of age appropriate therapeutic activities for participants.
• Assist in creating a proactive, safe and culturally competent workplace.
• Fully participate in the Autism Services and Programs management team.
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Autism Services or VP of Workforce & Youth Development.
• 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 by creating a supportive environment for participants and staff.

Qualification Requirements:

• Ability to work with a diverse population.
• Experience working with children with disabilities, specifically those with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
• Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license with no more than 2 points on record.

Educational Requirements:

• Certification and Licensure in Counseling, Psychology, or Special Education, plus a minimum of 5 years’ experience working with children with autism.

OR

• Master’s Degree in a related field, plus 5 years’ experience working with children with autism or providing relevant training on the topic.

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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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