Franklin County Rural Outreach Advocate 

Safe Voices is searching for a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time position of Franklin County Rural Outreach Advocate. This position requires a highly motivated, professional team player with knowledge of domestic violence. The primary role of this Advocate is to provide comprehensive support and advocacy services for victim of domestic violence while strengthening the relationship between Safe Voices and stakeholders within the greater Franklin County community. This position is based in Farmington and serves all of Franklin County. Essential tasks for this position include support in both civil and criminal justice matters, individual advocacy, support group facilitation, and administrative activities.

An idea candidate will be highly motivated, thrive working independently, as well as part of many multidisciplinary teams. Applicants should have excellent time management skills, ability to navigate complex crisis situations, and knowledge of domestic violence and advocacy techniques. Excellent written and oral communication skills required with grant reporting experience highly preferred. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year institution of higher learning required. The candidate must have reliable transportation and possess a valid Maine Driver’s License. Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest by May 26th, 2017 to kwasson@safevoices.org

 Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. Safe Voices does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, immigration status, age, or physical or mental ability.

Helpline Coordinator (20 hours a week)

A 20 hour a week position is available for a Helpline Coordinator at Safe Voices. 

The Helpline Coordinator is responsible for providing coordination of the helpline, support to helpline volunteers and advocacy to victims of domestic violence over the helpline. Primary responsibilities include providing consistent oversight and coordination of helpline coverage, staff helpline during scheduled hours, assisting in training staff and volunteers on helpline, participating in regular “check-ins” during handover of helpline staff back up, helping to maintain helpline procedures and interactions and other support and completing data entry of all volunteer helpline interactions.

Qualified candidates must have experience working independently and have knowledge of crisis intervention techniques. The position is located in Androscoggin County. Associates Degree preferred. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in related work may be considered. Send resume and cover letter by May 12th to Kelly Wasson, Administrative Manager, at kwasson@safevoices.org.

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. Safe Voices does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression in accordance with applicable federal and state law.

 

Shelter Case Manager

A full-time position is available for a Shelter Case Manager at Safe Voices. The Shelter Case Manager is responsible for providing case management services to the women and children residing in shelter and men who receive shelter services as well as assisting with the day to day operations and programming of Safe Voices emergency shelter. Primary responsibilities include individual advocacy and case management with victims of domestic violence, assisting with day to day operations of shelter including: monitoring and restocking food supplies, donations, meeting resident needs within the communal living environment, coordination with housing navigators, and house maintenance tasks as assigned.

 The Shelter Case Manager actively collaborates with partnering agencies and community resources to advocate on behalf of residents and provide information and referrals necessary to meet the individual’s needs of the shelter residents.

 Qualified candidates must have experience working independently, have knowledge of case management services, and have experience with crisis intervention or techniques. The position is located in Androscoggin County with limited travel. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year institution of higher learning with a specialization 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. Scheduled work hours for this position are Thursday-Sunday 3pm-11pm and Monday 10am to 6pm. Please send resume and cover letter to Kelly Wasson, Administrative/HR Manager, kwasson@safevoices.org

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. Safe Voices does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, immigration status, age, or physical or mental ability.