Employment

Employment

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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Housing Navigator

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Housing Navigator. This position is located in our shelter location in Androscoggin County and works with current and former shelter, and has limited travel needs.

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Primary Duties:

  • Assisting victims of domestic violence in overcoming barriers to obtaining and maintaining housing.
  • Actively collaborates with partnering agencies, community resources, as well as landlords to provide information and referrals necessary to meet the individual’s needs and housing stability of the program participants.
  • Providing individualized client support by developing an individualized housing stability plan with clients and address any barriers to obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. This includes connecting to services to increase income as well as accessing mental health services and resources as needed. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of domestic violence
  • Ability to remain calm and effective in a fast-paced environment while maintaining the highest levels of safety and professionalism
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Possess good communication skills, be dependable and flexible in an ever-changing environment, and adhere to strict documentation guidelines.
  • A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field
  • Must be able to pass a criminal, driving and DHHS/CPS background check.
  • Active driver’s license and reliable transportation

Pay & Benefits:

  • $18.00 per hour to start with an increase to $20.00 per hour after the first year and successful completion of required training. 
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance available at low cost for employees
  • Employer-sponsored Health Savings Account
  • 401K Retirement Savings w/ Employer Match
  • 13 Paid Holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day)
  • 20 Days of Accrued Leave in First Year
  • Flexible, family-friendly work options (to include compressed work schedule)

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org.

Director of Development and Engagement

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Director of Development and Engagement. This position is based in Lewiston.

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Primary Duties:

  • As we embark on the final phase of our capital campaign “The Blueprint,” this position will be responsible for overall campaign management and organization including pipelines, prospect tracking and maintenance of timelines
  • Educate the giving community about Safe Voices and opportunities for philanthropy
  • Identify and cultivate potential stakeholders and donors for the purpose of growing philanthropic contributions
  • Promote the understanding of domestic violence in the community
  • Work with the Executive Director to grow our major donor management/stewardship plan, engaging board members where needed
  • Create meaningful acknowledgements and stewardship plans for donors
  • Direct and support work of the Grants Administrator in in identifying, soliciting, and stewarding government and foundation funding sources
  • Work with the Executive Director and the Development Committee of the Board to develop a realistic fundraising plan that is effective at raising and increasing sustainable money
  • Chair or provide leadership support for event committees
  • Collaborate with program directors to generate compelling content for agency communications and solicitations
  • Oversee and provide support for annual fund solicitations activities
  • Supervision: Recruit, hire, counsel, discipline, and terminate department employees
  • Staffs the Development Committee, prepare agendas, minutes and other paperwork materials and communicates with committee members.

Required Qualifications:

  • Pass required background checks
  • Hold valid Maine driver’s license, reliable transportation and willingness to travel on occasion
  • Passion and commitment to end domestic violence
  • Demonstrated experience cultivating and stewarding donor relationships through the giving cycle
  • Ability to think outside of the box and be open minded
  • Proficient in Microsoft products, graphic design software and donor database management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of best practices and trends in philanthropy
  • Able to establish meaningful relationships with donors and stakeholders while maintaining professional boundaries
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to, and understanding of the cultural and socioeconomic status of persons served

Preferred Qualifications:

Pay & Benefits:

  • Range: $60,000 - $82,500
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance available at low cost for employees
  • Employer-sponsored Health Savings Account
  • 401K Retirement Savings w/ Employer Match
  • 13 Paid Holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day)
  • 20 Days of Accrued Leave in First Year
  • Flexible, family-friendly work options

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org.

Civil Justice Advocate

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Androscoggin County Civil Justice Advocate. This position is based in Lewiston. 

The Civil Justice Advocate is responsible for providing advocacy and support services to victims of domestic abuse and violence in Androscoggin County by providing comprehensive safety planning, support, and general advocacy services to clients both in person and over the phone. Additionally, the Advocate will support clients engaged in the civil, Protection from Abuse order system in the Lewiston district court.   

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. 

Primary Duties:

  • Provides comprehensive support and advocacy services in civil justice matters for survivors of domestic abuse and violence in Androscoggin County.
  • Provide safety planning, support, crisis intervention, information and referrals to community resources, and facilitate support groups for survivors. 
  • Actively collaborates with partnering agencies, community resources, as well as Safe Voices advocacy team to provide information and referrals necessary to meet the individual’s needs.
  • Provide support to the Safe Voices Child Protective Services Liaison and offer advocacy and support for survivors involved in the Child Protective System
  • Maintain all administrative files, client documentations, and records according to agency standards.

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Maine State Driver’s License
  • Reliable transportation
  • Highly motivated
  • Thrive working independently
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to navigate complex crisis situations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year institution
  • Experience in crisis or advocacy services
  • Knowledge of domestic violence, human trafficking, and advocacy techniques
  • Ability to understand the unique needs and challenges specific to assisting survivors 

Pay & Benefits:

  • $18.00 per hour to start with an increase to $20.00 per hour after the first year and/or successful completion of required training.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance available at low cost for employees.
  • Employer-sponsored Health Savings Account
  • 401K Retirement Savings w/ Employer Match
  • 13 Paid Holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day)
  • 20 Days of Accrued Leave in First Year
  • Flexible and family-friendly work options

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org by 2/4/22.

Outreach Advocate

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Outreach Advocate. This position can be based in any one of our office locations (Lewiston, Farmington, South Paris, or Rumford) with the ability to have a hybrid work which includes a combination of working from home and the office.

The Outreach Advocate is responsible for providing advocacy and support services to victims of domestic abuse and violence and sex trafficking and exploitation in Androscoggin, Franklin, and Oxford County by providing comprehensive safety planning, support, and general advocacy services to clients both in person, over the phone, and on our 24-hour helpline.  Additionally, the Outreach Advocate will be responsible for maintaining the inventory and flow of resources in and out of Safe Voices office locations and will require travel throughout our catchment area.  

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. 

Primary Duties:

  • Provide safety planning, support, crisis intervention, information and referrals to community resources for survivors of domestic abuse and violence and sex trafficking and exploitation.
  • Actively collaborates with partnering agencies, community resources, as well as Safe Voices legal advocacy and violence intervention team to provide information and referrals necessary to meet the individual’s needs.
  • Refer and link survivors to all Safe Voices services including but not limited to emergency shelter, support groups, legal resources, and resource center services.
  • Maintain all administrative files, client documentations, and records according to agency standards. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Maine State Driver’s License
  • Reliable transportation
  • Highly motivated
  • Thrive working independently
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to navigate complex crisis situations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year institution
  • Experience in crisis or advocacy services
  • Knowledge of domestic violence, human trafficking, and advocacy techniques
  • Ability to understand the unique needs and challenges specific to assisting survivors 

Pay & Benefits:

  • $18.00 per hour to start with an increase to $20.00 per hour after the first year and/or successful completion of required training
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance available at low cost for employees
  • Employer-sponsored Health Savings Account
  • 401K Retirement Savings w/ Employer Match
  • 13 Paid Holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day)
  • 20 Days of Accrued Leave in First Year
  • Flexible and family-friendly work options

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org by 2/4/22.