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4 Jan 2022

Full-Time Transitional Services Advocate

New Hope Midcoast – Posted by hannahharterives Anywhere

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic community organization committed to improving the lives of those we serve. New Hope Midcoast is a domestic violence resource center that offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties affected by domestic abuse, 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 second Transitional Services Advocate position. The Transitional Services Advocate is responsible for supporting individuals or families in our transitional housing program by helping them to identify and work towards their goals to become self-sufficient. This person will also work with the four other members of our residential team to help clients navigate the housing system as well as assist in staffing the helpline.

  • We seek a candidate with effective listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with adults
  • Experience with case management
  • Knowledge of local social services, housing, 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 knowledge, experience and skills or equivalent bachelor’s degree
  • 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 located in our Rockland office, with travel required throughout our catchment area.
  • Hybrid work model option
  • Salary is $19.50 with excellent benefits as well as milage reimbursement.

 

 

 

 

 

How to Apply

How to apply: Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to: hiringcommittee@newhopemidcoast.org. Please add “Transitional Services Advocate” 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. Applications for this position will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.        

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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