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Working at Amicus is both rewarding and enjoyable. Our seven programs have a wide variety of positions and work hours. Amicus is known for the quality of its staff and for their longevity. Training is a central focus for each Program Director and for the entire agency. All staff who work directly with program participants will become Direct Support Professional (DSP) certified. We work closely with each employee to ensure that certification is not unduly burdensome.

There are many areas of interest in which staff learning occurs, from Positive Behavioral Supports to American Sign Language. Work at Amicus will challenge and motivate you. The individuals you work with will bring meaning and reward to your life and you will become part of a well respected agency.

Amicus provides equal employment opportunity and reasonable accommodation to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of national origin, gender, age, religion, creed, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Available positions are advertised in the Bangor Daily News and other publications and on this web site.

Current Openings

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  PATHWAYS PROGRAM ASSISTANT PART-TIME  (05/13/2018)

 

 The Program Assistant assists the Program Specialist and works directly with program participants providing services and support to enhance their life skills, interpersonal development and employment readiness.

             High School Diploma or GED required with relevant work experience preferred. DSP certification, positive behavioral supports training and/or experience a plus.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Program Specialist with individual and small group activities, in classroom and community settings, with services and supports that promote the development of life skills and interpersonal growth to enhance the employability of program participants.¬†
  • Assist the Program Specialist in providing program participants with quality program services and supports to effectively implement their goals as represented in their PCP and Individualized Vocational Plans.
  • Demonstrate good work ethics for program participants by observing agency requirements regarding responsible attendance, punctuality, safety standards, good personal hygiene, and attire appropriate to the workplace or community setting.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Maintain positive, professional and collaborative relationships with program participants, supervisors, and colleagues.
  • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with community employers, funding agencies and other service providers.
  • Demonstrate driving competence with program and personal vehicles to provide safe and efficient transportation for program participants, as needed.
  • Demonstrate correct use of the lift, as needed, to safely assist and transport program participants in wheelchairs.¬†¬†
  • Preparation and timely submission of all required reports, records and documentation to comply with Amicus and DHHS standards.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of program policies and practices and effectively implement them in the performance of job responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate reasonable judgment under challenging circumstances.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†

      

  • The Program Assistant must be flexible in light of the changing needs of the program.
  • Must complete DSP (Direct Support Professional) certification within the first six months of hire.¬† Amicus arranges for on-line and in-person training and will be supportive in this process.
  • Participate in training to enhance knowledge and skills of positive behavioral supports strategies.
  • Work collaboratively with the Amicus Behavioral Supports Consultant.
  • Implement and/or monitor behavioral support plans and complete behavioral data as requested in a timely fashion as requested by ABS Consultant and/or Program Director.
  • Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of safe work practices based on behavioral supports guidelines and regulations.
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned by the Program Director.

 

HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The Pathways Part-time Program Assistant position is 27.5 hour/week non-exempt position.  To maintain part-time benefits an average of 20 hours per week must be worked. The work schedule for this position is determined by the Program Director.

 

Please direct inquiries to:

Amicus Human Resources

ATT: Denis Cranson

96 13th Street

Bangor, ME 04401

Tel:  941-2913     This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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