Join The Progress Center Team Today

The Progress Center is a perfect place to work if you wish to be part of a great team, focused on goals that improve the lives of people with disabilities and personal growth for you! We offer full-time, part-time, and per diem opportunities for employment.

For open positions please click through the department tabs below.

Direct Support Professionals

Direct Support Professionals: We are seeking employees to assist individuals with developmental disabilities in developing new skills while increasing/maintaining their independence. DSP certification and current CRMA certification is preferred and eligible for a sign on bonus.  We are also willing to train the right candidates looking for a career in this field.  The Progress Center offers a competitive starting wage of $12 to $13.50 hour to start. The Progress Center offers a competitive starting wage and company contributed benefits including health, dental, LTD, Life and 401k.

  • Multiple Full and Part Time Positions are available at this time.

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Behavioral Health Professional

We currently have multiple part-time afternoon shifts available. $100 BONUS for new hires willing to fill shifts in one or more of the following towns: Mechanic Falls, Buckfield, West Paris, Oxford, Auburn and Bridgton.

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Behavioral Health Professional/Children’s Services: The Progress Center is seeking individuals to be a part of our growing Children’s Services program. TPC provides instruction and support to children with intellectual disabilities ages 4-21 in several counties. Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, reliable transportation and a desire to make a difference. BHP Certification is a plus, however, we are willing to train the right person(s).Persons with a BHP Certificate are eligible for a sign on bonus! If you enjoy working with children and want to begin a rewarding career with a progressive agency, please contact Celeste Wideman, HR Manager at (207) 743-8049 extension 206.  You may apply online, stop by and fill out an application or email a resume to celestewideman@progresscentermaine.org

Are you a Teacher or Ed. Tech., or School Based BHP? Are you looking for additional cash this summer? Join our team for the summer for great pay, flexible hours, and a fun environment! 

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In Home Support- Direct Support Professionals

In Home Support-Direct Support Professionals: We are seeking employees to assist individuals with developmental disabilities in developing new skills while increasing/maintaining their independence in their home. DSP certification and current CRMA certification is preferred and eligible for a sign on bonus.  We are also willing to train the right candidates looking for a career in this field.  The Progress Center offers a competitive starting wage of $12 up to $13.50 hour to start. The Progress Center offers a competitive starting wage and company contributed benefits including health, dental, LTD, Life and 401k.

  • Multiple Full and Part Time Positions are available at this time.

Shared Living Provider

Do you enjoy helping people? Would you like to support a person with developmental disabilities in your home? The Progress Center is taking applications for people who would like to become Shared Living Providers. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required, DSP/CDS certification, Med Course/CRMA certification, First Aid/CPR certifications are needed – but we will train! A background with people with developmental/physical disabilities is a plus! If you are interested or would like more information please email Deb Peaco at deborahpeaco@progresscentermaine.org or call Deb at  (207)743-8049 Ext. 217

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TARGETED CASE MANAGER

* 500-$1000 Sign On Bonus

POSITION: The purpose of this position is to provide direct service in Targeted Case Management for children with developmental disabilities and/or mental health issues.

REPORTS TO: Manager of Case Management Services

DUTIES: This position requires direct service in the following area:

  1. Intake/Assessment: Conduct comprehensive assessments, including CAFAS, CALOCUS, CHAT and/or any others required by DHHS, of the child or adolescent in consultation with team members (professionals, providers, family or guardians, and the child or adolescent) as necessary.
  2. Individual Service Plan: Coordinate development and implementation of an individualized plan, based on the comprehensive assessment.
  3. Coordination/Advocacy: Ensure the child or adolescent has access to and utilizes the services and resources identified in the individual plan.
  4. Monitoring: Monitoring of the child or adolescent’s progress toward meeting objectives identified in the individual service plan through ongoing in-person contact with the child or adolescent and his/her parent or guardian.
  5. Evaluation: Evaluate or cause to be evaluated by professionals the individual plan to ensure its appropriateness and effectiveness.
  6. APS: submit material to APS in a timely fashion to ensure approval of services.
  7. Billing: provide accurate and complete billing information to TPC billing department on a timely basis..

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree with specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or related field plus one year experience in one of the above areas.

*** The Progress Center’s management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. The incumbent is expected to perform any other duties or tasks that are assigned. This description represents a summary of intended job content and performance requirements and is expected to be revised when content change occurs.


 COMMUNITY CASE MANAGER

* 500-$1000 Sign On Bonus

POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to provide services and enhance the lives of the consumers we serve. All work should reflect the mission and vision of the Progress Center. The purpose of this position is to provide case management services to individuals with Developmental Disabilities who are eligible for this service.

REPORTS TO:  Manager of Case Management Services.

DUTIES:

  1. Complete assessment and/or coordination of assessment of the consumer’s medical, social, educational, and other needs
  2. Develop and implement a person centered plan under the direction of the consumer, his/her guardian and other Team members
  3. Coordinate service providers and resources as described in the person centered plan
  4. Link consumer to appropriate agencies, community resources and informal support systems
  5. Monitor the consumer’s progress towards achievement of the objectives identified in the person centered plan, including evaluation of the plan itself on a regular basis
  6. Participate in staff meetings
  7. Perform other duties and responsibilities as pursuant to the policies and procedures manual and the supervisor.
  8. Update and maintain client information on EIS.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or related field plus one year experience in one of the above areas.  Computer and typing skills required.

*** The Progress Center’s management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. The incumbent is expected to perform any other duties or tasks that are assigned. This description represents a summary of intended job content and performance requirements and is expected to be revised when content change occurs.

 

Director of Finance

POSITION SUMMARY

To ensure that all agency funds are properly maintained and kept up to date and to ensure that all accounting practices are adhered to. Oversees the operations of all areas of finance and supervises finance staff, as well as other staff positions as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance with minimum of five years’ experience. Must have a minimum of one-year’s supervisory experience.  Knowledge of government funded program accounting procedures/requirements, multi-fund and non-profit accounting.  Skills in operating and managing computer accounting, billing and payroll programs, e.g. Quickbooks. Deep understanding of Excel.

To apply for a position with The Progress Center, email or fax your résumé to Celeste Wideman, Manager of Human Resources.

Phone: (207) 743-8049 ext. 206 Fax: (207) 739-2349 Email:  celestewideman@progresscentermaine.org

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Accounts Receivable Specialist

 POSITION SUMMARY:

To assist the Finance Department in preparation of accounts receivable tasks and follow up, as well as additional tasks related to finance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 1 year accounts receivable experience in nonprofit setting

To apply for a position with The Progress Center, email or fax your résumé to Celeste Wideman, Manager of Human Resources.

Phone: (207) 743-8049 ext. 206 Fax: (207) 739-2349 Email:  celestewideman@progresscentermaine.org

Employment Application


Clinical Manager of Case Management Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of this position is to provide services and enhance the lives of the consumers we serve. All work reflects the mission and vision of the Progress Center. This position is to provide leadership in the Case Management program which includes Children’s Targeted Case Management and Community Case Management for adults.

Full Time, Salaried

To apply for a position with The Progress Center, email or fax your résumé to Celeste Wideman, Manager of Human Resources.

Phone: (207) 743-8049 ext. 206 Fax: (207) 739-2349 Email:  celestewideman@progresscentermaine.org

Employment Application

Recruitment Associate

POSITION: Recruitment Associate

Description: The Recruitment Associate (HR Recruiter) is responsible for recruiting new employees, interns, independent contractors and volunteers for The Progress Center, in order for the organization to meet ongoing program needs and strategic program growth goals.

Qualifications:

  1. Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Human Resources or related field. May substitute year for year experience for education, up to two years.
  2. Two (2) years in a dedicated recruiter role preferred. This is required if the Bachelor’s degree substitution is utilized, above.
  3. Must possess understanding of social services, including services for individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism.
  4. Must possess a valid State of Maine driver’s license. Statewide travel is expected.
  5. Must possess excellent organization, communication and human relations skills.

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Agency Training Coordinator

Description: The Agency Training Coordinator primarily provides training and support for employees of the agency. This position is responsible for effectively coordinating professional trainings required for employees to successfully carry out their duties. This position manages the training registrations, coordinates a class schedule, and creates, distributes and monitors training reports.  The Agency Training Coordinator is responsible for enhancing the competencies of individual employees by developing and conducting training programs that meet identified program standards and improve employees’ workplace performance.  This position requires some travel and flexibility.

Responsibilities: In collaboration with the Manager of HR, Director of Services and Director of Case Management and Children’s Services:

  1. Develop and implement processes for identifying unmet training needs at both the program and individual level.
  2. Develop and implement a process for annual review of existing trainings, including materials for accuracy and effectiveness in collaboration with program team members
  3. Assist in the management of communication for the Training Division
  4. Develop and deliver effective training programs
  5. Prepare collateral materials (modules, handouts, videos etc.)
  6. Keep training attendance records; manage training certificates
  7. Attend train-the-trainer workshops, trainings, seminars
  8. Create teaching curriculum for trainings to maintain consistency over time
  9. Complete and submit all paperwork associated with classes to the appropriate persons
  10. Create the Professional Training calendar every 6-12 months
  11. Manage training registration
  12. Manage communication to students regarding class registration
  13. Order and manage training supplies, including class supplies
  14. Schedule training classes as needed
  15. Manage the College of Direct Support systems: Track staff that are enrolled in CDS and working towards their DSP certificate;
  16. Assist the Human Resources department with orientation
  17. Any other duties deemed necessary

*** The Progress Center’s management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. The incumbent is expected to perform any other duties or tasks that are assigned. This description represents a summary of intended job content and performance requirements and is expected to be revised when content change occurs.

Employment Application


Volunteer Opportunities Available

Are you interested in giving back to your community? Consider volunteering for The Progress Center to help those in need and create lasting relationships. Download the volunteer application and e-mail it to celestewideman@progresscentermaine.org or drop it off at 35 Cottage Street, Norway, ME 04268.


Volunteer Application Here


“The Progress Center is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer”