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.

Community and Legal 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 in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, 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 Community and Legal Advocate in our Bath office.  The Community and Legal Advocate is responsible for providing direct services such as crisis intervention, support group facilitation, legal advocacy, information and referrals to victims of domestic abuse, and collaboration with law enforcement, and covers all of Sagadahoc County.

  • We seek a candidate with effective listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with adults
  • Group facilitation skills and experience
  • Knowledge of local social service, criminal justice, and health systems
  • Comfortable working with people experiencing substance use disorder, mental health concerns, or who are facing legal challenges
  • Organized, with strong attention to detail and a structured way of approaching tasks
  • Comfortable working independently, with limited day-to-day supervision
  • Basic computer skills (working knowledge of Microsoft, Apple, Google suite, and Zoom helpful but not required)

Qualifications:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 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 hr) position located in Bath, ME (temporarily remote)
  • Starting at $19.00/hr with excellent benefits as well as mileage reimbursement

How to apply: 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.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to: . Please add “Community and Legal 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.

Click here for a printable PDF of this job description.

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

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 in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, 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 Transitional Services Advocate. The Transitional Services Advocate is responsible for transitional housing, other transitional services, and for assistance staffing the hotline.

  • We seek a candidate with effective listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with adults
  • Experience with case management
  • Group facilitation skills and experience
  • Knowledge of local social service, 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

  • Bachelor’s degree 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 preferred OR a Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field plus one year or more of equivalent experience.
  • 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 Rockland, ME office, with travel required throughout our catchment area
  • Salary starts at $19.25 with excellent benefits as well as mileage reimbursement.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to:  . 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.

Click here for a printable PDF of this job description.

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

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