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LEAP is hiring Direct Support Professionals!
Pandemic sign-on bonus, flexible scheduling and paid training!

We are paying a $250 sign-on bonus for multiple part-time and full-time openings. $250 will be given after completion of orientation with an additional bonus after 6 months of employment.

In addition, DSPs will receive temporary stabilization pay for all hours worked once hired.

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, short term disability and life insurance, including paid time off.

The Residential Programs at LEAP are seeking people to join our team of Direct Support Professionals (DSP) who have excellent communication skills, dedication and advocacy potential to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live actively in their community.

If you’ve been looking to make a difference with your work but weren’t sure where to start, you’ve come to the right place.

Becoming a Direct Support Professional means not only making a difference in someone else’s life, but also in your own.

Prior experience in the field is preferred and proficiency in American Sign Language is a plus in some residential homes. Certifications in CPR, Direct Support Professional, MANDT and CRMA are ideal, but not required. LEAP will provide paid trainings upon hire for those who do not have experience. All candidates must demonstrate: Motivation and compassion, the ability to work within a team environment, a cooperative spirit and an eagerness to continually improve skills & knowledge.

Job Requirements:
• High School Diploma or GED
• At least 18 years of age
• Valid Maine driver’s license with a safe driving record
• Ability to attend mandated monthly staff meetings

For more information:
Sarah Judd, Human Resource Director

sjudd@leapcommunity.org
 207-778-3443


To learn more about Direct Support Professionals, visit http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mainedirectserviceworker/

Home Supports

Monday: 1:30pm-8pm 
Tuesday: 1:30pm-8pm 
Every-other Friday: 2pm-8pm
Every-other Saturday: 8am-5pm

For more information, contact:
Laurie Blake,  Administrator:
207-491-1446
lblake@leapcommunity.org

Anson Street 

Program Support 1
Sunday: 7am-4pm

Monday: 6:30am-10am (DSP) / 10am-1pm (PS1)
Tuesday: 9am-2pm (PS1)
Wednesday: 6:30am-2pm (DSP)
Thursday: 9am-2pm (PS1)

For more information, contact:
Kyla Wheeler
207-491-0855
kyla@leapcommunity.org

Franklin Heights – Farmington

Full-time DSP: 31.5 hours per week
Wednesday: 9:30am-1pm 
Thursday: 9:30am-7:30pm
Friday: 9:30am-7:30pm
Saturday: 1pm-9pm 

Part-time DSP: 27.5 hours per week
Thursday: 6am-1pm
Friday: 10pm-6am
Saturday: 9pm-6am (sleep shift)
Monday: 9:30am-1pm

Part-time DSP: 25.5 hours per week
Monday: 6am-1pm
Tuesday: 6am-1pm
Friday: 6am-9:30am
Saturday: 10pm-6am

Full-time DSP: 33 hours per week
Monday: 9:30am-1pm 
Tuesday: 9:30am-1pm 
Friday: 6am-1pm
Saturday: 10am-7:30pm
Sunday: 10am-7:30pm

For more information, contact:
Loriann Crockett, Program Administrator:
207-491-6810
lcrockett@leapcommunity.org

Town Farm Road – Farmington

Full-time DSP
Thursday: 8pm-6am (sleep shift)

Saturday:  1pm-9:30am (sleep shift)

For more information, contact:
Kim Sequoia, Program Administrator
207-860-8452
ksequoia@leapcommunity.org

Our House – Farmington

Part-time/temporary DSP
Monday: 7am to 1pm
Tuesday: 7am to 1pm
Wednesday: 7am to 1pm

Full-time DSP
Monday: 1pm to 11pm
Tuesday: 1pm to 8pm
Wednesday: 1pm to 11pm
Friday: 1pm to 8pm
Saturday: 3pm to 8pm

For more information, contact:
Katrina Fay, Program Administrator
207-491-1285
katrina@leapcommunity.org


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