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.

WE WILL REMOVE ALL POSTINGS WHEN FILLED.  IF IT IS LISTED HERE, THE POSITION IS STILL OPEN AND ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.

Shelter Case Manager/Advocate - NO MINIMUM billing requirements

Why work at Safe Voices, aside from our mission of course? Our benefits! 

  • 37.5 hours per week work schedule that is also flexible and family-friendly 
  • 20 Days of Accrued Leave in first Year
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Health, 80% employer coverage paid
  • Health Savings Account available with employer contribution after one year
  • Short term disability, 100% employer coverage paid  
  • Dental and Vision
  • 401K Retirement Savings – employer 2% match after one year
  • No billable hours because we value your relationships and connections with our survivors more. 
  • Travel and documentation time included
  • ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AVAILABLE, THESE ARE A FEW

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Shelter Case Manager/Advocate. This position is based in Androscoggin County 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:

  • Providing individual advocacy and case management
  • Assisting with day-to-day operations of the shelter including individualized assessments, emergency intakes, meeting resident needs within the communal living environment, monitoring and restocking food supplies, organizing donations, assisting with internal office procedures and tasks, and monitoring the maintenance of shelter as assigned.

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 is required and you must be able to pass a criminal, driving and DHHS/CPS background check.

Pay:

  • Pay starts at $20.00 per hour and will increase based on experience

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Child Protective Services Liaison

Safe Voices is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Child Protective Services Liaison. This position requires a highly motivated, professional team player with knowledge of domestic violence and excellent communication skills. This position is based in the Department of Health and Human Services, with time spent in all of the Safe Voices offices.

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:

  • Responsible for improving and strengthening relationships between Safe Voices and the Department of Health and Human Services Child Protective Services in an effort to overcome and address the problems of domestic violence.
  • Provide support for the non-offending parent, address dating violence and child victimization. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Maine State Driver’s License
  • Reliable transportation
  • Highly motivated
  • Thrive working independently, as well as part of many multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of domestic violence & advocacy techniques
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in social services or related field from an accredited four (4) year institution
  • Experience in crisis and/or other human or advocacy services is preferred with knowledge of domestic violence advocacy and the Maine child protective system is preferred, but Safe Voices will train the right candidate regardless of professional experience.
  • Ability to understand the unique needs and challenges specific to assisting survivors within rural communities

Pay & Benefits:

  • Pay starts at $25.00 per hour and will increase based on experience
  • 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. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Overnight Housing Advocate (Part Time)

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the part-time role of Overnight Housing Advocate. This position is based in Androscoggin County 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:

  • Providing individual advocacy with victims of sex trafficking and exploitation
  • Assisting with the overnight operations of the safe house including individualized assessments, emergency intakes, meeting resident needs within the communal living environment, monitoring and restocking food supplies, organizing donations, assisting with internal office procedures and tasks, and monitoring the maintenance of shelter as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of issues faced by those who experience domestic violence, and human sex trafficking and exploitation.
  • Thrive working independently
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Professional experience with crisis intervention or techniques
  • Reliable transportation

 Preferred qualifications:

  • Associate degree from an accredited four (4) year institution

 Pay & Benefits:

  • Pay starts at $18.00 per hour and will increase based on experience
  • This position is part-time and does not qualify for benefits

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed. 

Community Educator & Coordinator 

Safe Voices domestic violence resource center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Community Training Coordinator. This position requires a highly motivated, professional team player with excellent communication and facilitation skills. This position is based in Androscoggin County, with time spent engaging audiences across Androscoggin, Oxford, and Franklin County. 

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:

  • Responsible for developing unique trainings and presentations related to domestic abuse and violence, stalking, and sexual exploitation and human sex trafficking across the tri-county area.
  • Learn, research, analyze, and present information effectively
  • Communicate verbally in a clear and engaging manner and present to a variety of groups both in person and in virtual meeting settings
  • Responsible for coordination of Safe Voices new Lewiston based training center
  • Expected to plan, lead, and support a variety of public awareness/social media campaigns across Safe Voices service area
  • Responsible for improving and strengthening relationships between Safe Voices and a variety of stakeholders across the agency service area
  • Provide technical assistance and engage in systems advocacy work with stakeholders across the tri-county area
  • Understand and effectively communicate the intersectional theories related to power-based violence 
  • Ability to balance highly self-directed and independent work with collaboration and coalition building work.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to manage several tasks and projects at one time, with attention to detail and excellent organization skills 
  • Possess excellent critical thinking, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Thrive working independently, as well as part of many multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of domestic violence & advocacy techniques
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of social media platforms and virtual engagement
  • Ability to maintain strong professional boundaries 
  • Valid Maine State Driver’s License
  • Reliable transportation
  • Highly motivated

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year institution, but relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Experience in crisis and/or other human or advocacy services is preferred with knowledge of domestic violence advocacy and the Maine child protective system is preferred, but Safe Voices will train the right candidate regardless of professional experience.
  • Ability to understand the unique needs and challenges specific to assisting survivors within rural communities

Pay & Benefits:

  • Pay starts at $22.00 per hour and will increase based on experience
  • 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. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed.

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:

  • Pay starts at $20.00 per hour and will increase based on experience
  • 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 can submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed.