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 job sites below for other social justice-related positions.

Community Prevention 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 Regional 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 on our education team for a Community Prevention Educator in Sagadahoc and Lincoln Counties. As a Community Prevention Educator, they will connect and collaborate with community organizations to encourage violence prevention, raise awareness, and strengthen their ability to support survivors. They will give presentations and trainings throughout the four counties we serve, but focus on Sagadahoc and Lincoln counties. With the education team, they will work to create, plan and advertise awareness events. They will also be a part of the team staffing our agency’s 24-hour helpline. This includes approximately 8 hours of helpline coverage per week during the work day (9AM-5PM). Additionally, this position requires after-hours and weekend direct service work approximately 4-5 times a year, for one week at a time.

Personal Qualities

  • Equipped with effective listening, oral and written communication skills, including public speaking experience
  • Able to deliver content virtually and in-person with practiced facilitation skills
  • Organized, with strong attention to detail and a structured way of approaching tasks
  • Comfortable working independently, with limited day-to-day supervision AND comfortable working collaboratively with other team members and community partners
  • Punctual, dependable, and committed to the work
  • Respectful, kind, and empathetic
  • Passionate about working toward a safe, equitable world free from abuse

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 required.
  • Basic computer skills (working knowledge of Zoom and Google Suites helpful but not required)

Additional Job Information

  • Full-time (40 hr) position
  • Based out of our Bath or Damariscotta office, with a hybrid-work model option
  • Requires travel throughout our catchment area (with mileage reimbursement)
  • Salary starts at $21.00/hr (commensurate with relevant experience) with competitive benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, paid holidays, 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 “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.

New Hope Midcoast Locations

We offer 3 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