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.

Courier Driver (League Industries)
One to One Support Staff (Day Habilitation)
Lifeguard (Wellness Center)
Employment Specialist (Career Services)
Support Counselor (Autism Services)
TI Instructor (Autism Services & Programs)


Courier Driver

League Industries is in need of a courier driver.  This will be full time position and the driver will provide transportation services for League Industries commercial mailing contracts and state courier contracts.

Requirements:

• Valid Maryland Driver’s License (2 points or less on their driving record)
• High School education or G.E.D. certificate
• Knowledge of road system in metropolitan Baltimore vicinity, or the ability to read a map and follow directions
• Knowledge of pre-sort standard mail procedures and postal regulations
• Ability to lift 60 pounds
• Permanent employment is dependent on preferential hiring procedures for people with disabilities as required by state courier contracts held by The League.
• Possess verbal and written skills to meet job requirements

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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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Employment Specialist

The League has an immediate opening for a full-time Employment Specialist in our Towson office!  This position will be responsible for assisting individuals with disabilities in obtaining employment in the Baltimore region.  The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills, along with the ability to establish rapport and positive relationships with clients as well as employers.  The Employment Specialist will also teach job readiness skills, develop resumes, and provide job coaching support for clients once they become employed.  This position requires a personal vehicle, a driving record with no more than 2 points, and a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with people with disabilities and/or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.  Experience working with DDA, DORS, and/or MHA preferred.  Applicant working in other areas of workforce development will also be considered, but must have a working knowledge of the unique needs of job seekers with disabilities.


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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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