Career & Job Openings

The New Hope for Women staff is a dynamic team of individuals committed to social justice issues. We aim to embody a balance between the ability to work independently and the capacity to collaborate closely with other members of the team.

New Hope for Women is an equal opportunity employer. If we have current job openings, they will be listed below. If we have no openings, you may wish to visit the job sites below for other social justice-related positions.

Housing Navigator

Exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic community organization committed to improving the lives of those we serve.  New Hope for Women is a domestic violence resource center that offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.  We also provide educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer, healthier future.

We are in the process of increasing our supportive housing services and currently have an opening for a Housing Navigator.  The Housing Navigator is responsible for supporting clients who are experiencing homelessness due to domestic violence and are seeking permanent housing.  The person will be a liaison between local housing developers, clients, and community agencies providing services. They will provide case management services related to housing and financial assistance needs as well as provide community education regarding housing and homelessness. They will also be a part of the team staffing our agency helpline.

  • We seek a candidate with effective listening, oral and written communication skills, including public speaking experience
  • Experience working with adults
  • Experience with case management
  • Group facilitation skills and experience
  • Knowledge of local housing, social service, criminal justice, education, and health systems
  • Organized, with strong attention to detail and a structured way of approaching tasks
  • Comfortable working independently, with limited day-to-day supervision
  • Punctual, dependable, and committed to the work
  • Respectful, kind, and empathetic
  • Basic computer skills (working knowledge of Microsoft and Google Suites helpful but not required)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, mental health and human services, behavioral health, behavioral sciences, social work, human development, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, sociology, nursing or closely related field required OR a Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field plus one year or more of equivalent experience.
  • Possession of a valid and active Maine driver’s license, a reliable vehicle, and adequate insurance, or access to reliable transportation required.

Additional Job Information:

  • Full-time (40 hr) position based in either our Bath or Rockland office, and requires traveling throughout our catchment area.
  • Salary starts at $19.25 with excellent benefits as well as mileage reimbursement.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to:     Please add “Housing Navigator” to the subject field.

We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, and people of color, people with intersecting identities - LGBTQIA+, women and non-binary people, people living with disabilities and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities.

Click here for a printable PDF of this job description.

Applications for this position will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Clincal Supervisor

Exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic community organization committed to improving the lives of those we serve. New Hope for Women is a domestic violence resource center that offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. We also provide educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer, healthier future.

About the Position

We currently have an opening for a Clinical Supervisor position. This is a consulting position (approximately 4 hours per month). This position is responsible for assisting staff with identifying and addressing client-related concerns as well as supporting them in processing challenging situations.

The Clinical Supervisor works with the entire agency staff in a group setting. The Leadership Team will keep the Clinical Supervisor informed of staff matters and best practices so that they can provide the best service possible.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet with the staff on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, from 9:00-10:30am
  • Provide consultation and guidance to New Hope for Women staff in addressing client management and crisis intervention to insure adherence to professional standards and policiesContribute to the development of client-sensitive policies and procedures that support the agency’s delivery of programs and services
  • Provide consultation and guidance to the management of New Hope for Women regarding staff and organizational matters
  • Provide assistance to agency staff with organizational structure matters
  • Provide agency staff with assistance in identifying job stressors and relief strategies
  • Provide individual consultation upon request

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Maine LMSW, LCSW or CSW-IP license
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of domestic violence
  • Knowledge of non-profit organizations
  • Knowledge of feminist organizations
  • Group facilitation skills and experience
  • Effective listening skills
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Possession of a valid and active Maine driver’s license

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to:     Please add “Clinical supervisor” to the subject field.

  • We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, and people of color, people with intersecting identities - LGBTQIA+, women and non-binary people, people living with disabilities and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities.

Click here for a printable PDF of this job description.

Applications for this position will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Development and Communications Associate

Exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic community organization committed to improving the lives of those we serve.  New Hope for Women is a domestic violence resource center that offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.  We also provide educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer, healthier future.

We are looking for a Development and Communications Associate. This person will support agency strategies for development and community engagement with an emphasis on external communications and special events. Raise awareness about domestic violence and publicize the organization’s work through a variety of channels, including website, print and social media, to a variety of audiences. Implement best practices and foster community relationships for a successful development program, manage database, ensure timely acknowledgements, and track in-kind donations. Coordinate organization-sponsored special events. Requires travel throughout Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo Counties, and will be required to work occasional nights and weekends.

  • Attention to detail, structured way of approaching tasks and very organized.
  • Ability to determine priorities amongst often competing needs.
  • Ability to plan ahead and be flexible to changing programmatic priorities.
  • Practical thinker and problem solver.
  • Respectful, kind, and empathetic.

Qualifications

  • Relevant Associate’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two or more years of related work experience. Prior experience with communications, events, and/or development in a non-profit environment strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and production of videos using VIMEO.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter able to work collaboratively and independently, and able to balance multiple projects at a time.
  • Strong organizational/time management skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word. Able to use Mac-compatible products to create posters and other advertising. Experience with Salesforce, Mailchimp, Canva and managing websites a plus.
  • Experience developing and implementing online fundraising a plus.
  • Knowledge of - and sensitivity to - issues of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and stalking.
  • Successful completion of required advocacy training upon hire.

Additional Job Information:

  • Part-time (20 hr) position based in our Rockland office
  • Salary starts at $17.50 with excellent benefits as well as mileage reimbursement.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to:     Please add “Development and Communications Associate” to the subject field.

We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, and people of color, people with intersecting identities - LGBTQIA+, women and non-binary people, people living with disabilities and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities.

Click here for a printable PDF of this job description.

Applications for this position will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Assistance with Rebranding Marketing Strategy Implementation

We are searching for a consultant to develop a marketing strategy to introduce and promote our new brand (including name, tag and logo) and to manage all phases and communications for the rollout of the rebrand including messaging, materials, timelines and activation, by Q4 2021. The consultant will work independently, reporting directly to the Executive Director and coordinating with appropriate staff as required. A PDF with a full job description is available by clicking here.

Closing date for this posting is 7/6/21

New Hope for Women Locations

We offer 4 onsite locations serving Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties in Maine.

MAILING ADDRESS FOR ALL OFFICES:
New Hope for Women
P.O. Box A, Rockland, Maine 04841

Call

24/7 Helpline Midcoast Maine 1-800-522-3304

24/7 Statewide Helpline
1-866-834-4357