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Supporting Men and Women with Disabilities...

 

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/or other publications and on this web site.

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Substitute Program Assistants  (Open at Various Times Based on Need)  

Make a difference in others’ lives on a schedule that fits your life! Join our professional team in supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism in an environment of respect and energy. Our programs offer those we serve unique supports that enhance life skill-building and include a wide variety of activities including art, theater, fitness, volunteerism, and self-advocacy. Our focus is to help individuals maximize their independence and maintain and improve quality of life through skill building, community involvement, creativity, and self-advocacy.

This position may find the successful candidate working in one or more of the numerous Amicus high quality and unique programs including the Bouchea Center for Learning, Community Life, Penobscot Valley Industries, Ralph Leek Elder, or Pathways to Employment.

Please feel free to explore our website for more information about Amicus. www.amicusgroup.org

Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Strong organizational skills and a positive attitude required. DSP required, but we will train the right candidate(s). CRMA, related experience, and knowledge of positive behavioral supports desired.

Substitute Hours: Monday through Friday, on-call.

 

Please direct inquiries to:

Amicus Human Resources

ATT: Denis Cranson

96 13th Street

Bangor, ME 04401

Tel:  941-2913

 

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BOUCHEA CENTER FOR LEARNING
Full-time Program Assistant with Extended LPN Duties (POSTED 07/02/2019)

The Bouchea Center for Learning is recruiting for a full-time Program Assistant to provide, in cooperation with the Specialist, an environment that maximizes independence and self-respect for each program participant. This person will work with an experienced team to develop basic independence skills and will provide personal care and community experiences for adults with disabilities.

Additionally, this person will have extended duties to provide oversight and training to DSP staff implementing doctor’s orders for the medical needs of individuals in a day program setting as a Licensed Practical Nurse and on-call duties throughout the workday.

 

Requirements: This position requires current licensure as an LPN to provide oversight and training to Direct Support staff implementing doctor’s orders for the medical needs of individuals in a day program setting. Extensive LPN experience is required along with a respect for all people, a sense of humor, a valid driver’s license and safe driving record, and the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team.          

 

Beneficial: Experience with adults with physical and/or cognitive disabilities, DSP certification, knowledge of CRMA guidelines, and the ability to train Direct Support staff.

 

Schedule: This is a Monday-Friday full-time position with full benefits. Hours will be from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. The LPN on-call duties may be at any time during the workday as needed. Generally, the hours will be split with an approximate 75/25 ratio.

 

Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits package includes: medical, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, generous sick and vacation, 11 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement (two approved courses per year (up to $500 per course), and participation in a 401k retirement plan. Additional voluntary benefits offered.  

 

To request application & job description contact:

Dawn Petrello, Program Secretary

941-2890

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BOUCHEA CENTER
Part-time Program Assistant (Posted 07/03/2019)

Make a difference working with an experienced team to develop basic independence skills and provide some personal care for adults with disabilities.  

Requirements: A high school diploma and a commitment to respect all people required. DSP certification required, but will train.

Part-time Schedule: This is a Monday-Friday, 8:30 am ‚Äď 2:00 pm, part-time position with part-time benefits.

Benefits: Part-time benefits include dental, eye care discount, pro-rated holidays that normally fall on a scheduled workday, pro-rated sick and vacation accruals, educational benefits, and participation in a 401k retirement plan.

Please send inquiries to:

Dawn Petrello, Program Secretary

96 Thirteenth Street

Bangor, Maine   04401

941-2890

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COMMUNITY LIFE/PATHWAYS
Full-time Program Assistant  (POSTED 07/31/2019)

Full-time with Benefits

 

Amicus is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, fun, team player to assist men and women with different abilities in two Amicus programs. Time will be split between Community Life and Phoenix Pathways to Employment.

 

Community Skills Program Assistants work closely with participants to provide support for their personal growth and development based on their individual goals and objectives to become more independent and healthy, and to live a fulfilling life.  Work may include occasional weekend and evening hours.  

 

Pathways to Employment Program Assistants work directly with participants providing services and support to enhance their life skills, interpersonal development and employment readiness.

 

Requirements:High school diploma or GED; ability to follow Person Centered Plans and keep accurate notes; clean driving record; willingness to drive a 12-person van; dependable transportation. DSP preferred, but will train.

 

Schedule: This is a full-time position with full benefits. Pathways operates from 8:00 am ‚Äď 1:30 pm, M-F; Community Life hours may include occasional weekend and evening hours.¬†¬†

 

Benefits: Full-time: Employees working 35 hours per week or more are considered full-time and are eligible for a competitive benefits package: medical, dental, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance; eye care discount; vacation, sick and holidays; tuition reimbursement (two approved courses per year up to $500 per course); 401k option. Voluntary benefit options are also available.

 

Application may be found online at www.amicusgroup.org or contact:

Wendy Parker, Program Director

207-941-2915

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Amicus Bookkeeper     (Posted 08/13/2019)

 

This is a full-time, Monday-Friday, position with an excellent benefit package! Associate degree in accounting is required; Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred. Successful candidate must have relative accounting experience, familiarity with non-profit accounting software, and experience with Medicaid billing. This person must have the ability and willingness to cross train in additional accounting duties including complex payroll duties with a high degree of accuracy. The successful candidate must be able to assist in the business operations of a multi-site corporation, work well with others, and will report directly to the Executive Director.  Full-time benefits include: health insurance; dental insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; vacation, sick; holidays; tuition reimbursement (two approved courses per year up to $500 per course); 401k option. Voluntary benefit options are also available.

 

Application may be found online at www.amicusgroup.org or contact:

Denis Cranson, Human Resource Manager

Amicus Corporate Offices

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(207) 941-2892

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Amicus Corporate Offices

Amicus Office Assistant       (POSTED 08/15/2019)

Receptionist Skills: The successful candidate for this full-time with benefits position will be responsible for numerous varied receptionist duties including answering all Corporate Office calls and providing the requested information or making the appropriate transfer, courteously greeting all visitors, and becoming familiar with all employees and all Amicus program participants.

 

Essential Data Entry, Tracking and Filing Skills: In addition to the above receptionist duties, this candidate will also provide secretarial support to the Amicus Executive Secretary and Amicus Human Resource Manager by performing filing and data entry duties with a high level of accuracy. These duties are repetitive but essential to Amicus to maintain its high accreditation standards. This candidate must be detail-oriented, demonstrate a consistent high level of work performance, and upon training completion, must have the ability to work independently.

 

Data entry duties include processing agency-wide new hire packets requiring extensive logging and tracking of mandatory employment documents to verify identification, education, certifications, training, driver and vehicle documentation at the time of hire, and additional tracking and filing of ongoing required trainings and certifications throughout employment.

 

This candidate will also be responsible for ordering and tracking office supplies; processing, sorting, and filing confidential employee records and tracking agency-wide safety records. Additionally, client incident reports and staff retention data will be tracked in Excel. Other clerical work may be assigned as outlined in the job description including assisting the Executive Secretary with the preparation and distribution of reports, handbooks and policy books annually.

 

Education & Experience: Associate degree in Office Education or equivalent of secretarial training and office experience preferred; high school diploma required in combination with a minimum of three years of secretarial or office experience. Work experience must reflect a consistent high level of work performance and strong organizational and filing skills.   The successful candidate will be familiar with Microsoft Office including Excel and have the ability to keyboard/type a minimum of 45 words per minute with a high degree of accuracy. Please request a copy of the job description for complete details.

 

Schedule: This is a full-time position with full benefits; the office is open Monday-Friday, generally 8:00 a.m. ‚Äď 4:30 p.m.

 

Reporting Relationship: This person will report directly to the Executive Director and work closely with and receive guidance and directions from the Executive Secretary.

 

Benefits: Competitive benefits package: medical, dental, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance; eye care discount; vacation, sick and holidays; tuition reimbursement (two approved courses per year up to $500 per course); 401k option. Voluntary benefit options are also available.

 

 

Application may be found online at www.amicusgroup.org or contact:

 

 Kathy Hubbard, Executive Secretary

96 Thirteenth Street

Bangor, ME 04401

(207) 941-2892

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