Career & Job Openings

The New Hope Midcoast staff is a dynamic team of individuals committed to social justice issues. We aim to embody a balance between the ability to work independently and the capacity to collaborate closely with other members of the team.

New Hope Midcoast is an equal opportunity employer. If we have current job openings, they will be listed below. If we have no openings, you may wish to visit the job sites below for other social justice-related positions.

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 Midcoast is a domestic violence resource center that offers support to people affected by domestic abuse, dating violence, and stalking, regardless of gender, age, ability or other identities. We serve Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties in Maine. We also provide educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer, more inclusive 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.

Personal Qualities

  • You can both: work independently with limited day-to-day supervision and work collaboratively with other team members and community partners
  • You have effective listening, oral and written communication skills
  • You are punctual, dependable, and committed to the work
  • You are respectful, kind, and empathetic

Qualifications

  • Relevant knowledge, experience and skills or equivalent bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent listening, writing, and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated, able to work with limited supervision
  • Experience working with adults
  • Experience providing case management
  • Knowledge of local social services, housing, criminal justice, education, and health systems
  • Basic computer skills (working knowledge of Microsoft and Google Suites helpful but not required)
  • Possession of a valid and active Maine driver’s license, a reliable vehicle, and adequate insurance, or access to reliable and consistent transportation

Additional Job Information:

  • Full or part-time (20 or 40 hr) position located either in Rockland, ME or Bath, ME with travel required throughout our catchment area and the option for working remotely with flexible hours, based on need.
  • Significant driving required throughout the four counties (business related mileage is reimbursable)
  • Rotate as the staff back up for a 7-day period, 4-5 times a year
    Starting at $19.25/hour, salary will be commensurate with experience.
  • Competitive benefits, including but not limited to: health insurance, dental insurance, paid holidays and personal time, and retirement

How to apply:

We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, people of color, people with intersecting identities LGBTQIA+, women, non-binary people, people living with disabilities and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities. All applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter to: . Please add “Transitional Services Advocate” to the subject line. We will contact selected applicants for interviews via Zoom. This posting will remain open until Monday, August 8th at 9 AM. Position is expected to begin in September 2022.

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Applications for this position will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Community Prevention Educator

An 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 affected by domestic abuse, dating violence, and stalking, regardless of gender, age, ability or other identities. We serve Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties in Maine. We also provide educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer, healthier future.

As a Community Prevention Educator, you will connect and collaborate with community organizations to encourage violence prevention, raise awareness, and strengthen their ability to support survivors. You will give presentations and trainings throughout the four counties we serve, but focus on Sagadahoc and Lincoln counties. You will work on the team responsible for social media and website content updates. You will work on a team to create, plan and advertise awareness events. You will work directly with survivors, individually and in group settings, as an empathetic, nonjudgmental support person and help them as they navigate pathways to safety.

Personal Qualities

  • You are a confident, skilled and engaging presenter, able to explain complex content in an accessible way to small or large audiences
  • You can both: work independently with limited day-to-day supervision and work collaboratively with other team members and community partners
  • You enjoy graphic design, (no formal training necessary) and are able to create eye-catching content
  • You have a passion for working toward a safe, equitable work world free from abuse. You bring an intersectional lens to your work with others. You believe in empowering survivors and holding perpetrators accountable.

Qualifications

  • Relevant knowledge, experience and skills or equivalent bachelor’s degree
  • Practiced presentation and training facilitation skills, able to deliver content virtually and in-person
  • Ability to develop and organize community-based outreach and awareness activities
  • Ability to research, develop and work with others to develop and tailor training materials
  • Able to create content for social media, and proficient in basic social media management.
  • Effective listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Group facilitation skills and experience
  • Understand and be committed to issues of diversity and intersectional feminism
  • Comfortable with technology, including: Zoom, Apple, Google suite, various social media platforms
  • 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 hrs/wk) position, in Bath, ME, with travel required throughout our catchment area and the option for working remotely with flexible hours, based on need.
  • Significant driving required, based mainly through Sagadahoc & Lincoln counties (business related mileage is reimbursable)
  • Rotate as the helpline back up for a 7-day period, 4-5 times a year
  • Competitive benefits, including but not limited to: health, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, and retirement
  • Starting at $19/hour, salary will be commensurate with experience.

How to apply:

We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, people of color, people with intersecting identities LGBTQIA+, women, non-binary people, people living with disabilities and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities. All applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter to: . Please add “Community Prevention Educator” to the subject line. We will contact selected applicants for interviews via Zoom. This posting will remain open until Monday, August 8th at 9 AM. Position is expected to begin in September 2022.

Click here for a printable PDF of this job description.

New Hope Midcoast Locations

We offer 4 onsite locations serving Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties in Maine.

MAILING ADDRESS FOR ALL OFFICES:
New Hope Midcoast
P.O. Box A, Rockland, Maine 04841

Call

24/7 Helpline Midcoast Maine 1-800-522-3304

24/7 Statewide Helpline
1-866-834-4357