The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!




Job Category:

Human Resources



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Leave Coordinator

The Mentor Network - North Andover, Massachusetts

Posted: 11/14/2018

Leave Coordinator
Primary Location: United States-MA-MANorth Andover
Function:Human Resources

The MENTOR Network

The MENTOR Network
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

The MENTOR Network is currently seeking a Leave Coordinator 
to coordinate, administer, and track leaves of absence.  The Leave Coordinator will process and track short-term and long-term disability benefits; manage cases to ensure compliance with federal and state laws. This role will work directly with employees and managers on any leave issues.
Essential Job Functions
  • Process requests for leaves of absence, including designating type of leave.
  • Maintain contact with employees on leave to monitor progress and prompt return to work date. Work with managers and Human Resources to monitor leaves and provide regular status reports.
  • Communicate and work with a variety of internal and external sources such as attorneys, physicians, providers, vendors, and others to achieve timely return to work date and prompt resolution of the claim.
  • Prepare and mail leave notices (e.g., FMLA leave notices) as required to employees requesting leave.
  • Create and maintain an activity file containing required documentation for leave of absence.
  • Monitor and track leave of absences and follow up on required paperwork such as medical certifications, requests for extended leaves, and other required information.
  • Ensure timely processing of short-term and long-term disability claims. Review documentation and eligibility status to determine whether an employee is eligible for benefits.
  • Respond to telephone inquiries from employees and outside vendors answering questions and resolving routine issues. Work with managers and Human Resources as appropriate to resolve more complex issues.
  • Compose reports and correspondences to ensure communication between employees, managers, Human Resources, and outside vendors.
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required.


Education and Experience: 

  • Associate's degree and three years’ experience in human resources
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Prior experience with and knowledge of FMLA preferred

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
  • A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
  • Annual performance-based bonus plan
  • Competitive Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay
  • Family-oriented environment
  • A dynamic, growing work environment
  • Advancement opportunities within our nation-wide Network


Bring your experience and skills to make a positive impact with the mission-driven work we do every day.  Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. When you join the Network, you will have career opportunities from coast to coast.


Our organization is driven by the power of relationships. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work we do.  


Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals.  Apply Today!



External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined on a case by case basis via the interactive process.


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