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Important New Hope for Women COVID-19 information.

Due to COVID-19, New Hope for Women has concluded that it is best to temporarily suspend all in-person services. We are making sure that our helpline is available to everyone 24/7. This can be a scary time, and we are here for you at 1-800-522-3304.

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Career Opportunities

New Hope for Women is an equal opportunity employer.

DV CPS Advocate

About the Position

The DV-CPS Advocate, incorporating the input and experiences of victims and their children, will facilitate collaboration and advocacy within the CPS system in order to increase an effective, appropriate, and helpful response to people affected by domestic violence. This position will also coordinate crisis intervention, advocacy, and emotional support to clients involved with the CPS system who have experienced domestic violence.

Personal Qualities

  • You can both: work independently with limited day-to-day supervision and work collaboratively with other team members and community partners.
  • You are empathetic and communicate with others in a respectful, nonjudgmental, and supportive manner.
  • You have a passion for working toward a safe, equitable world free from abuse. You bring an intersectional lens to your work with others. You believe in empowering survivors and holding perpetrators accountable.

Qualifications

  • Relevant knowledge, experience and skills or equivalent bachelor's degree
  • Practiced presentation and training facilitation skills
  • Effective listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Group facilitation skills and experience
  • Understand and be committed to issues of diversity and work within a feminist-center environment
  • Comfortable with technology, including: Zoom, Apple, Google suite, various social media platforms
  • Possession of a valid and active Maine driver's license, a reliable vehicle, and adequate insurance, or access to reliable transportation

Essential Duties

  • Full-time (40 hrs/wk) position, primarily working from home due to COVID-19. Will eventually transition to in-person work at Rockland New Hope office and Rockland DHHS CPS office
  • Travel within areas we serve/occasionally to Augusta, ME, required (with mileage reimbursement)
  • Rotate as the helpline back up for a 7-day period, 4-5 times a year
  • Competitive benefits, including: health, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, and retirement
  • Salary range: $19.25-$26.25/hour

How to apply:


We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, people of color, people with intersecting identities LGBTQIA+, women, non-binary people, people living with disabilities and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities. All applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter to: hiringcommittee@newhopeforwomen.org. Please add "DV-CPS Advocate" to the subject line. We will contact selected applicants for interviews via Zoom. Posting closes on March 28, 2021. Position will start in April.