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Career Opportunities

New Hope for Women is an equal opportunity employer.

Transitional Services Advocate

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 currently have an opening for a Transitional Services Advocate. The Transitional Services Advocate is responsible for transitional housing, other transitional services, and for assistance staffing the hotline. They work to develop and implement a program for clients in transition, as well as provide targeted case management for transitional housing residents. This position also provides for liaison services between the housing developers, residents, and community agencies providing services to residents. 

 

  • We seek a candidate with effective listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with adults
  • Experience with case management
  • Group facilitation skills and experience
  • Knowledge of local 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 

  • Relevant bachelor's degree 
  • Possession of a valid and active Maine driver's license, a reliable vehicle, and adequate insurance, or access to reliable transportation

Additional Job Information:

  • Full-time (40 hr) position located in Rockland, ME office, with some regional travel required
  • Competitive salary with excellent benefits

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to: hiringcommittee@newhopeforwomen.org Please add "Transitional Services Advocate" to the subject field.

Closing date for this posting is May 24, 2019.

Child Protective-Domestic Violence Liaison

 

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 currently have an opening for a Child Protective-Domestic Violence Liaison. The CPS-DV Liaison, incorporating the input and experiences of victims and their children, will facilitate collaboration and advocacy within the Child Protective 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 Child Protective system who have experienced domestic violence.

- We seek a candidate with effective listening, oral and written communication skills, including public speaking experience

- Experience working with adults

- Group facilitation skills and experience

- Knowledge of Child Protective Services, local social service, criminal justice, and health systems

- Strong presentation and training facilitation skills

- 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 

- Relevant bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience 

- Possession of a valid and active Maine driver's license, a reliable vehicle, and adequate insurance, or access to reliable transportation


Additional Job Information:

- Full-time (40 hr) position located in Rockland, ME office, with some regional travel required

- Competitive salary with excellent benefits


How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to: hiringcommittee@newhopeforwomen.org Please add "Child Protective-Domestic Violence Liaison" to the subject field.

Closing date for this posting is May 17, 2019.

Community and Legal Advocate

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 currently have an opening for a Community and Legal Advocatein our Rockland office. The Community and Legal Advocate is responsible for providing direct services such as crisis intervention, support group facilitation, legal advocacy, information and referrals to victims of domestic abuse in Knox County.

 

 

- We seek a candidate with effective listening, oral and written communication skills

- Experience working with adults

- Group facilitation skills and experience

- Knowledge of local social service, criminal justice, 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 

- Relevant bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience 

- Possession of a valid and active Maine driver's license, a reliable vehicle, and adequate insurance, or access to reliable transportation

Additional Job Information:

- Full-time (40 hr) position located in Rockland, ME office

- Competitive salary with excellent benefits

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to: hiringcommittee@newhopeforwomen.org Please add "Community and Legal Advocate" to the subject field.

Closing date for this posting is May 17, 2019.