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 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.

About the Position

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 Knox and Waldo 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

Essential Duties

  • Full-time (40 hrs/wk) position, primarily working from home. Office coverage in Rockland up to 4 times a month required.
  • Travel within areas we serve required (with mileage reimbursement)
  • Rotate as the helpline back up for a 7-day period, 4-5 times a year
  • Competitive benefits, including: health, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, and retirement
  • Salary starting at $19/hour

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 December 6 at 9 AM. Position is expected to begin in January 2022.

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Youth Educator

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.

About the Position

We currently have an opening for a Youth Educator. The Youth Educator is responsible for implementing New Hope Midcoast’s youth-focused violence prevention program in Sagadahoc and Lincoln counties. This position is tasked with delivering content and age-specific presentations to students, youth, and school staff primarily in a school setting. In addition, the Youth Educator is responsible for providing direct advocacy support services via helpline, and occasionally in-person, for people who have been affected by dating  violence or domestic abuse.

Personal Qualities

  • You can both: work independently with limited day-to-day supervision and work collaboratively with other team members and community partners
  • You are passionate about engaging with youth, and do so in a way that demonstrates you believe they are resilient, capable, and can make decisions for their own lives.
  • You are comfortable supporting people as they navigate difficult conversations and topics.
  • You are a confident, skilled and engaging presenter, able to explain complex content in an accessible way to small or large audiences

Qualifications

  • Relevant knowledge, experience and skills or equivalent bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working with youth individually and in group settings
  • Practiced presentation and training facilitation skills
  • Ability to operate within, and maintain relationships with, local schools and community organizations
  • Excellent listening, writing, and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated, able to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to research, develop and work collaboratively to develop youth-focused programming
  • Understand and be committed to issues of diversity and intersectional feminism
  • Comfortable with technology, including: Apple, Google suite, Zoom, various social media platforms
  • 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-time (40 hrs/wk) position, typically 8:30AM-5PM primarily working from home. Some office coverage required.
  • Significant driving required, based mainly through Lincoln & Sagadahoc (business related mileage is reimbursable)
  • Rotate as the beeper back up for a 7-day period, 4-5 times a year
  • Starting starting at $19/hour
  • 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 “Youth Educator” to the subject line. We will contact selected applicants for interviews via Zoom. This posting will remain open until December 6 at 8 AM. Position is expected to begin in January 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