April 2, 2019

Full-time Adult Intellectual Disability Community Case Manager

Broadreach Family & Community Services is a private, nonprofit nurturing children and families in mid-coast Maine since 1983.

We are seeking applicants to fill an opening for a full-time Adult Intellectual Disability Community Case Manager. You will provide direct case management to adults with autism and intellectual disabilities. This position is based in our Belfast office.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field. LSW is preferred. The right candidate will have at least 1 years experience working with this population, familiarity with EIS and the PCP process, and a strong commitment to foster community based social services in Midcoast Maine. Understanding of Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders is required. Must have clean driving record, current Maine State driver’s license and adequate insurance to transport clients as needed.

Applicants should be dedicated to the mission and goals of Broadreach Family and Community Services, demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all constituencies, including clients, employees, board members, regulatory agencies, and the community at large, possess exceptional communication skills, including oral, in writing, and presentation skills, and possess exceptional decision making, problem solving skills, time management, organization and prioritization skills.

Broadreach offers a competitive salary and benefits package, with job flexibility and a great working environment.

To apply, please send letter of interest and resume to:
Jennifer Tracey, LMFT
Clinical Director of Behavioral Health Services
Broadreach Family & Community Services
5 Stephenson Lane
Belfast, ME 04915
e: jtracey@brmaine.org
f: (207) 338-1652

Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant. Broadreach is an equal opportunity employer.

May 4, 2016

Broadreach to offer new nature-based, full-time, year round Early Childhood Education program this fall!

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SPROUTS – Early Education Where Nature Meets Nurture

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle

Aristotle spoke these words over 2300 years ago and today Broadreach Family & Community Services is launching a new early childhood experience for children in the 21st century.  The program called “SPROUTS,” harkens back to the  world where children are in tune with our surroundings – Where Nature Meets Nurture.

Debuting in Belfast and Unity, Broadreach is opening affordable, nature-based full-day, full-year, early childhood education programs for children ages 2 and a half years old to five years old.  SPROUTS will begin this fall in both locations.  To register contact Broadreach by phone at 338-2200 or visit online at www.broadreachmaine.org.

Both programs, with activities based outdoors in natural settings, are open to children of all abilities.  There are no residency or income guidelines.  Programming is offered Monday through Friday from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

SPROUTS offers rich, nature based  educational experiences infused with language, literacy, numeracy,  social skill development, music and arts.  SPROUTS teachers are certified by the state of Maine.  High/Scope, our research-based, nationally recognized curriculum, supports all children through active learning, including those with special needs and those at-risk for developing learning difficulties.

SPROUTS nurtures the skills young children need to become masters of their own learning.  Tuition rates for 2016 will be $170 per week for a full-five day week at SPROUTS.  Some children’s tuition may be covered by a third party, such as Child Development Services (CDS).  Broadreach offers families an easy automatic payment option and a tuition discount for those who enroll in this auto-bill pay plan.

For more information about Sprouts contact Vicky Nickerson at 338-2200 or vnickerson@brmaine.org.  To learn more about how SPROUTS compliments the full range of services that benefit preschool children with special needs, contact  Broadreach’s Special Education Services Coordinator Shelly Wilbur at 338-0029 or swilbur@brmaine.org.

Broadreach began as Waldo County Preschool over thirty-three years ago to provide early childhood education.  It now serves people of all ages striving to reach their full potential in through programs such as early childhood education, behavioral health services and case management, after school services for middle and high school students and family-strengthening programs.