LEAP employs people in a variety of roles varying from direct support professionals and house managers, to program administrators and administrative staff. We require that all employees are well-trained and prepared for whatever they might encounter professionally with safety as a major focus.

LEAP shares the Mandt philosophy of gradual intervention to assist people when dealing with a stressful situation. Mandt is built on approaching a situation with dignity and respect. Each staff member is trained in this approach and its adoption is critical for all employees.

The leadership of LEAP encourages and mandates ongoing training and education for staff members in order for them remain informed.

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Posted 4/9/2018

Direct Support Professional
in Farmington

Part-Time Position Available
22.5 hours per week
Fri. 6:00am-9:30am
Friday overnight: 1:00pm-8am (Sleep hours from midnight to 6am)

LEAP is seeking a community member to join our team who has excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support people with cognitive & intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and be active in their community.

Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive & intellectual disabilities is preferred.
Experience in American Sign Language a definite plus. Ideal current certifications: CPR, DSP, MANDT, CRMA. LEAP will provide these trainings for a qualified individual.

All candidates must demonstrate: Motivation & Compassion, Ability to work well within a team with a Cooperative Spirit, an Eagerness to continually improve skills & training, a High School Diploma or GED, be at least 18 yrs. of age, and have a valid Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Position is open until the best qualified candidate is found.

For more information or to apply:
Contact Kim Sequoia, House Manager #860-8452
or: ksequoia@leapcommunity.org
or: for an application, stop by LEAP’s Central Office at:
313 Farmington Falls Road
Farmington, ME 04938
to learn about this or other available positions.

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Posted 4/25/18

Direct Support Professional
in the Chesterville area

Full Time Position Available at Stinchfield Hill
Evenings: 2p-10p every Mon, Tues, Fri, and every other weekend and Thurs

Part Time Less Than 20hrs Available at Stinchfield Hill
Mornings: Every other weekend 6a-2p

Staff Meetings Mandatory for Full-time employees

Stinchfield Hill and Town Farm Road 1 at LEAP is seeking a community member to join our team who has excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support people with cognitive & intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and be active in their community.

Are you a patient, compassionate and dedicated person with a cooperative spirit who is looking to expand your skills & training? This could be the opportunity you have been seeking!
Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive & intellectual disabilities is preferred. Experience in American Sign Language a definite plus.
Ideal current certifications: CPR, DSP, MANDT, CRMA. LEAP will provide these trainings for a qualified individual.

All candidates must demonstrate: Motivation & Compassion, Ability to work well within a team with a Cooperative Spirit, an Eagerness to continually improve skills & training, a High School Diploma or GED, be at least 18 yrs of age, and have a Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Position is open until the best qualified candidate is found.

For more information or to apply:
Contact: Kim Levensalor 778-1725
or: kimberly@leapcommunity.org
or: for an application, stop by LEAP’s Central Office at:
313 Farmington Falls Road
Farmington, ME 04938
to learn about this or other available positions.

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Posted 5/22/18

Direct Support Professional
In the Farmington area

Available at Davis Road starting July 1, 2018
Monday 1p-9p
Tuesday 1p-9p
Wednesday 1p-9p
Wednesday Awake Overnight 5p-630a
Sundays 1p-630p
There will also be 5a-9a shifts open Mon-Fri
Staff Meetings Mandatory for Full time employees

Davis Road at LEAP is seeking a community member to join our team who has excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support people with cognitive & intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and be active in their community.

Are you a patient, compassionate and dedicated person with a cooperative spirit who is looking to expand your skills & training? This could be the opportunity you have been seeking!
Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive & intellectual disabilities is preferred. Experience in American Sign Language a definite plus.
Ideal current certifications: CPR, DSP, MANDT, CRMA. LEAP will provide these trainings for a qualified individual.

All candidates must demonstrate: Motivation & Compassion, Ability to work well within a team with a Cooperative Spirit, an Eagerness to continually improve skills & training, a High School Diploma or GED, be at least 18 yrs of age, and have a Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Position is open until the best qualified candidate is found.

For more information or to apply:
Contact: Cristy Foss 779-6106
or: cfoss@leapcommunity.org
or: for an application, stop by LEAP’s Central Office at:
313 Farmington Falls Road
Farmington, ME 04938
to learn about this or other available positions.

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Posted 6/13/2018

Full Time Relief Float Position
Direct Support Professional

LEAP is revitalizing the Float Department and looking for well-trained, flexible and dynamic Direct Support Professional’s to join the team. This will begin as a temporary position while we redevelop and implement the program to our agency, if the program remains successful for a 90 day period, LEAP will continue to develop the department. If the float position is not successful in the 90-day trial period, staff will have the opportunity to work as a DSP in one of our residential homes located in Franklin County.

The right candidate will fill staffing needs as requested at several LEAP programs. The rate of pay for this position is $16.00 per hour. The rate is enhanced due to the high level of flexibility and responsibility required for this role. This may be an opportunity to share your experience, expertise and skills within other programs while enhancing your own professional growth.

To be considered, you must have excellent communication skills, flexibility and be comfortable working in diverse residential homes. The ability to think quickly, work in a team environment and adhere to LEAP’s mutual respect expectations is a must.

Ideal current certifications: CNA, MANDT, CRMA and DSP.
LEAP provides free training for all staff members on these and other certifications.
Prior experience working with individuals with intellectual and development disabilities is preferred.

To apply, visit our website at www.leapcommunity.org or stop by our office
located at 313 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938.
For more information contact: Cristy Foss, Relief Float Coordinator at 207-779-6106
or via email at Cfoss@leapcommunity.org.

Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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Posted 6/21/18

Direct Support Professional
in the Farmington area

Part Time Position / Available at TFR2, Sundays 10a-6p,Mon 6a-9:30a ,1p-7p,Wed 1p-6:30p
Staff Meetings Mandatory for Full time employees

TFR2 at LEAP is seeking a community member to join our team who has excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support people with cognitive & intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and be active in their community.

Are you a patient, compassionate and dedicated person with a cooperative spirit who is looking to expand your skills & training? This could be the opportunity you have been seeking!
Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive & intellectual disabilities is preferred. Experience in American Sign Language a definite plus.
Ideal current certifications: CPR, DSP, MANDT, CRMA. LEAP will provide these trainings for a qualified individual.

All candidates must demonstrate: Motivation & Compassion, Ability to work well within a team with a Cooperative Spirit, an Eagerness to continually improve skills & training, a High School Diploma or GED, be at least 18 yrs of age, and have a Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Position is open until the best qualified candidate is found.

For more information or to apply:
Contact Loriann Crockett at 491-6810
or: lcrockett@leapcommunity.org
or: for an application, stop by LEAP’s Central Office at:
313 Farmington Falls Road
Farmington, ME 04938
to learn about this or other available positions.

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Direct Support Professional Overview

LEAP is seeking staff with excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support individuals with cognitive and intellectual disabilities.
Are you a patient, compassionate and dedicated person who can be a team player or a highly responsible individual, who is looking to expand your skills & training? This could be the opportunity you have been seeking! Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive & intellectual is preferred, but not mandatory.
Ideal current certifications: CNA, MANDT, CRMA and DSP. LEAP provides free training for all staff members on these and other certifications.
All candidates must demonstrate: motivation & compassion, an eagerness to continually improve skills & training, a High School Diploma or GED, be at least 18 yrs. of age, and have a Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record.
Training can begin immediately.
Staff meetings and trainings are Mandatory.
For more information, contact Sarah Judd, Human Resources Director
at 207-778-3443 or at sjudd@leapcommunity.org.

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Make A Difference
Today and Every Day!
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LEAP provides ongoing training in:
• The Maine College of Direct Support — Complete Modules
• Safety
• First Aid/CPR
• Rights of Recipients
• Reportable Events
• The Mandt System®
• CRMA
• Bloodborne Pathogens
• Sign Language
• Diabetes

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To learn more about this rewarding field of service,
visit http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mainedirectserviceworker/
LEAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
in its hiring practices or services provided.

Direct Support Professional

LEAP is seeking staff with excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support individuals with cognitive and intellectual disabilities.

Are you a patient, compassionate and dedicated person who can be a team player or a highly responsible individual, who is looking to expand your skills & training?  This could be the opportunity you have been seeking!  Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive & intellectual is preferred, but not mandatory.

Ideal current certifications:  CNA, MANDT, CRMA and DSP.  LEAP provides free training for all staff members on these and other certifications.

All candidates must demonstrate:  motivation & compassion, an eagerness to continually improve skills & training, a High School Diploma or GED, be at least 18 yrs. of age, and have a Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Training can begin immediately.

Staff meetings and trainings Mandatory.

For more information, contact Sarah Judd, Human Resources Director
at 207-778-3443 or at
sjudd@leapcommunity.org. 

 

Make A Difference Today and Every Day!

LEAP provides ongoing training in:

  • The Maine College of Direct Support — Complete Modules
  • Safety
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Rights of Recipients
  • Reportable Events
  • The Mandt System®
  • CRMA
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Sign Language
  • Diabetes

To learn more about this rewarding field of service,
visit http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mainedirectserviceworker/

LEAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
in its hiring practices or services provided.