Employment Opportunities

Program Assistant (Full Time)

40 hours per week

Schedule will consist of afternoon/evening hours (1-9 pm) and 2 weekends per month

Benefits include paid holidays, paid vacation and paid sick time.

Hourly rate: $15

 

Looking for a creative and outgoing person to coordinate and implement leisure and recreational based programs. This full time 

position is a key position within the organization and will require applicants to thrive in a fast paced environment while easily adapting to change. Position will work in tandem with LEEP's Program Manager and Athletics Manager on continued growth and development of our programs. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Implementation and Coordination of Programs, Staff and Volunteer Management, Correspondence, Budgeting, Fundraising and more. (examples of programs: arts/crafts, Bingo nights, karaoke, youth activities, non-competitive sports league, Special Olympics)

 

Candidates should have a genuine interest and enthusiasm in providing quality programming opportunities for people with varying ability levels. Person should be highly motivated with great organizational and communication skills. Experience in working with people with disabilities or youth is preferred. Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. All applicants must at least 21 years of age and have a clean driving record.

 

LEEP provides inclusive education, recreation and healthy living opportunities for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Applicants should have a strong belief in LEEP’s mission and be forward thinking individuals.

 

PURPOSE: To further the mission of LEEP through the planning and implementing of various recreational, educational and leisure p

rograms. Assist in program implementation and coordination for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Preferred Education in Recreation/Therapeutic Recreation, Social Work, Special Education, or related Human Service Field.
  • Background or experience working in recreation/leisure programs or with people with disabilities and/or youth a plus.
  • A genuine interest and enthusiasm in working with people with varying ability levels.
  • Must be highly motivated, responsible, and energetic and have great organizational skills while working independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work and communicate appropriately with participants, families, staff and other professionals.
  • Must have a valid Minnesota Driver’s License and clean driving record.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE POSITION:

  • Ability to work and communicate with participants, families, staff and other professionals while providing necessary instruction.
  • Ability to make adaptations to programs to engage participants with disabilities.
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situation requiring first aid. Must be able to assist participants in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess the strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.
  • Must be responsible and have great organizational skills. Some physical requirements of a program position could be endurance including standing, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate program equipment and program activities. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate activities/programs.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION applicant MUST submit your resume, cover letter and references.

 Downloadable Position Description

Recreation Lead  (Part Time)

LEEP is looking for quality staff members that are willing to take a leadership role in leisure programming. Candidates must: have a love for people with disabilities, be highly motivated, pay attention to detail, be a team player and possess good communication skills. Volunteer experience is a plus. Hours are part time and applicant must have a minimum of 2 evenings per week (3:30pm-9:00 pm) and 2 weekends per month of availability. Hours will vary 5-15 hours per week during school year, 10-20 during summer months. All applicants must at least 21  years of age and have a clean driving record, flexible schedules, and be willing to travel.  Positions starting at $9.50 per hour.  2-4 positions open. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

1.     Background or experience working in recreation/leisure programs.

2.     Clean driving record.

3.     A genuine interest and enthusiasm in working with people with varying ability levels.

4.     Must be highly motivated and energetic.

5.     Ability to work and communicate with participants, families, staff and other professionals.

6.     Ability to make adaptations that may be needed to involve participants with disabilities.

7.     Must be responsible and have great organizational skills.

To Apply: Complete Employment Application for position. 

Downloadable Position Description

 

How to Apply 

Download
Employment Application

Questions regarding employment can be emailed to programs@mankatoleep.org or by calling the LEEP Office at 507-387-5122

LEEP is an amazing organization to be a part of. Our staff members are very dedicated to their positions and the organization. Current position openings will be listed above. If you are interested in joining LEEP's team, please complete the application process as explained in the job listing. 

Applications are accepted at any time and will be held until our next hiring round. Send  applications to: 

LEEP
929 North 4th Street,
Mankato, MN 56001