Career Opportunities

Below is a list of current career opportunities at Penquis.  You can view a brief job description and complete the Job Application at the end of each job description.

If you do not want to complete the online application an application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Lincoln or Rockland. 

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a smoke-free workplace.

CAN Council Community Educator

Date Posted: 12/02/2016

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for nearly 50 years, is seeking a part time (24 hrs/wk; benefits eligible) Community Educator, as part of the Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) Prevention Council for Piscataquis County. This position is based in our Dover-Foxcroft office with travel throughout the county and occasional work in Penobscot County. The Community Educator will deliver year-round evidenced-based parent education; plan, organize and facilitate workshops and presentations regarding child abuse prevention strategies; and connect families to needed resources and services in their communities. Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, previous work experience with children and families, experience facilitating groups and flexible working hours, such as 2-3 evenings a week and occasional weekends as necessary. Working knowledge of local resources for families and effective written and strong verbal communication skills are a necessity. Reliable and insured transportation is required. Preferred qualifications include an Associate’s Degree in Social Work or related field. As required by business necessity, upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have clean background checks through the State Bureau of Investigation, Maine Department of Human Services, Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles and National Sex Offender Public Website. Must not have an active record on the System for Award Management (SAM) website. Penquis offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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