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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

700 Mount Hope Avenue  Suite 470

Bangor, ME 04401

Tel:  631-5230

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COMMUNITY LIFE
Full-time Program Assistant  (Posted 07/28/2020)

Full-time with Benefits

Amicus is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated team player to assist men and women with different abilities. This successful candidate for this position will work mainly in the Home Support section of Community Life.  Home Support Program Assistants work closely with participants to provide supports for their personal growth and development based on their individual goals and objectives with the goal of becoming more independent and healthy while living a fulfilling life.  Work may include occasional weekend and evening hours. 

 

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

 

Schedule: This is a 40 hour full-time position with full benefits.  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 an excellent benefits package that includes: 100% company-paid medical, dental, short-term/long-term disability, and life insurances; 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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COMMUNITY LIFE
Part-time Program Assistant (Posted 07/28/2020)

 

Make a difference working with an experienced team to develop basic independence skills and work-related skills for adults with disabilities.  This successful candidate for this position may work in either or both the Commnity Skills and Home Support section of Community Life. 

 

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

 

Part-time Schedule: This is generally a Monday-Friday part-time position with "part-time benefits". Flexibility is a must. This position may work into a fulltime position based on Program needs. Weekends and evenings may be required.  

 

Benefits: Part-time benefits include 100% company-paid dental, eye care discount, holidays that fall on a scheduled workday, pro-rated sick and vacation, educational benefits, and participation in a 401k retirement plan.

 

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

 

Wendy Parker, Program Director

207-941-2915

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CASE MANAGEMENT
Full-time Case Manager  (Posted 07/28/2020)

Full-time with Benefits

Amicus is recruiting for a full-time Community Case Manager to support adults with developmental disabilities. The successful candidate will join the Amicus Case Management team in our new professional offices and shall be responsible for ensuring consumers receive high-quality, consumer-driven outcomes that promote quality of life and maximize independence. A BA/BS degree in a related field is required.  Previous experience and LSW licensure is preferred. Knowledge of positive behavioral supports and dual diagnoses is beneficial. Excellent organizational, computer, and communication skills required. Join a team who really cares about the people they support. This is a Monday through Friday full-time position with full-time benefits that include 100% agency-paid health, dental, life, LTD, STD insurances, generous vacation and sick time accruals, excellent 401k match, all major holidays paid, educational reimbursement, and professional training. The total compensation package is very competitive and the work environment is supportive. Some remote work has been done during the COVID pandemic, and a complete COVID Response Plan is on file. 

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree or higher in a related field, ability to author/follow Person Centered Plans; a clean driving record; reliable transportation. The ability to multitask is important as are strong organizational skills.

 

Schedule: This is a 40 hour position with full benefits.  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 an excellent benefits package that includes: 100% company-paid medical, dental, short-term/long-term disability, and life insurances; 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:

Heather Willey, Program Director

207-570-6750

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