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.


CNA/Activity Assistant (Medical Day)
Therapeutic Integration Program Manager (Autism Services)
Job Developer/Employment Specialist (Career Services)
Career Discovery Specialist (Career Services)
Lifeguard (Wellness Center)
Support Counselor (Autism Services)

 

CNA/Activity Assistant

Summary:  The CNA/Activity Assistant is responsible for providing direct care and assistance with daily living tasks to an adult population.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist clients with activities of daily living
• Assist with participants with toileting needs
• Assist with handing out meals
• Feed or assist participants with meals
• Responsible for monthly vital signs and weights as assigned
• Monitor activity at the door when assigned
• Notify appropriate staff if any Medical Day participants attempt to leave building without notification.
• Assist on Field trips
• Assist with activities
• Monitor participants while on League transportation when assigned
• Notify nurse for medical concerns noticed or voiced by participant
• Maintain clean and safe environment
• Perform a variety of general office duties when requested
• Works with other staff to meet the needs of participants
• Support the mission of The League by creating a supportive environment for participants and staff
• Show dependability by being punctual and maintaining consistent attendance
• Give appropriate notice for time off or illness
• Assist with other duties as assigned
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Medical Coordinator
• Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence and Mutual Respect)

Qualification requirements:

• Ability to work well with others
• Effective verbal communication
• Certified Nursing Assistant
• One year experience working with disabled population in a day or residential setting preferred

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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 special programming requests during school outages (i.e., Spring Break, Summer, and Winter Break).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Oversee the daily operation of the TI Program.
• Provide effective supervision to TI Instructors, TI Activity Specialist, and the Program Assistant.
• Supervise Activity Specialist, TI Program Assistant, and TI Instructors, being available for supervision, developing work schedules and coordinate bi-monthly meetings with TI staff.
• Attend screening/intake meetings for potential TI participants, in conjunction with Director.
• Coordinate transportation for participants requiring League transport from school to TI; also coordinate to ensure all participants have rides home from TI.
• Assist in developing and coordinating with the Director, the training for all TI staff, ensuring that they complete and maintain required trainings.
• Review all TI Logs for accuracy, completeness, and quality prior to submitting for Master Files.
• Maintain accurate Attendance Logs for each operational day, and ensure that attendance, timesheets, and participant Logs are consistent.
• Monitor program participants’ billable 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, MSDE, and League policies.
• Work with the Director and Manager of IISS & Respite Services to ensure consistency between the TI and IISS programs.
• Complete timely evaluations of all staff supervised.
• With the assistance of the Activity Specialist, develop activity schedules & modules of age appropriate therapeutic activities for participants.
• Assist in creating a proactive, safe and culturally competent workplace.
• Fully participate in the Youth Autism Services management team, and serve as an active member of the Managers/Directors group.
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Autism & Community Integration 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 individuals with behavior and communication challenges; familiarity with Positive Behavioral Strategies
• Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license with no more than 3 points on record.

Educational Requirements:

• 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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Job Developer/Employment Specialist

Summary: The Workforce Development department is currently seeking a dynamic individual to join our team! We are currently seeking a Job Developer/Employment Specialist. This position is responsible for working with community and local businesses to secure meaningful and appropriate employment opportunities for program participants in Baltimore County, Baltimore City, and the surrounding areas. Special consideration will be given to candidates fluent in American Sign Language.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and establish positive relationships with local business and industry leading to quality job placements for participants in the Vocational Services Program according to targeted outcome goals.
• Along with participant, develop an Individual Job Placement plan that clearly identifies individual's job objectives and goals for reaching the objectives along with target dates for achieving objectives and goals, strategies for achieving goals and parties responsible for achievement of objective and goals.
• Conduct individual or group sessions with job ready participants addressing job finding, interviewing, resume development and any issues that need to be identified along with solutions (i.e. need for accommodations, criminal background, etc.)
• Maintain system of employer contacts allowing for a shared database of potential employers that identifies types of jobs, job requirements and contact person so that other participants may be able to match person to potential jobs and employer
• Provide on-site assistance with interviews, orientation, initial job training, and continued support
• Completes progress reports, job development logs, and submits data collection
• Provide and make arrangements for League staff to provide training on employment of persons with disabilities in business and industry
• Attend meetings, conferences, committee meetings and trainings required or assigned

Education and/or Experience:

• Bachelor's Degree preferred (may combine college credit and work experience to substitute for degree)
• Minimum three (3) years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities, especially related to job readiness and/or placement.
• Preferably 2-3 years of successful sales and/or job development experience
• Experience working with Developmental Disabilities Administration, Division of Rehabilitation Services and/or DHMH

Requirements:

• Strong skill in American Sign Language preferred
• Must be able to pass a criminal background check and a drug screening
• Must have access to an automobile
• Must have no more than two points on driver's license
• Must have proof of up-to-date automobile insurance
• Must possess basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Outlook
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule and able to work overtime, when needed
• 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 required training courses

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Career Discovery Specialist

Summary: The Career Discovery Specialist will work in conjunction with the Director of Career Services and the Employment Specialist team to plan and implement vocationally focused community based activities in the areas of career exploration, money management and consumer awareness, communication and interpersonal skills, accessing community resources, and transportation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Organizing community trips, outings and special events in areas that enable clients to access resources including, but not limited to: employment, education, budgeting, transportation, and safety awareness
• Ordering and maintaining necessary activity supplies
• Assisting individuals with transportation through Mobility
• Participating in various training activities, meetings, conferences as scheduled
• Maintaining participant confidentiality
• Creating professional relationships with referral sources, local businesses, and other community agencies to establish work and/or volunteer sites for participants
• Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and updating of assigned participants’ individual plan.
• Provide mobility monitoring and/or training, as needed.
• Serving as an advocate for the program participants.
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director, Employment Services
• Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality Independence and Mutual Respect).

Qualifications Requirements:

• Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening
• Must be have high school diploma and 2 years’ experience working with adults with developmental disabilities
• Possess excellent verbal and written skills
• Ability to complete training as required
• Must be self motivated and able to work independently
• Clean driving record (which includes no more than 2 points)

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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.
• Behavioral Principles and Strategies Certification, Abuse Neglect and Exploitation training within the first 60 days (annual thereafter), AED, First Aid and CPR recommended.

Educational and/or Experience:

• At least 100 hours of volunteer or employment experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities as a service provider or family member; 1 year preferred.
• High School diploma or GED required, BS in therapeutic recreation or related field preferred.

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