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 tobacco and smoke-free workplace.

Maine Families Home Visitor

Date Posted: 11/29/2017

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for 50 years, is seeking a full time, 40 hours/week (benefits eligible) Home Visitor, for its Maine Families Home Visiting Program.  This position is based in our Bangor office in Penobscot County with travel throughout both Penobscot and Piscataquis counties.  The Home Visitor partners with parents who are expecting and/or parenting infants and toddlers to ensure safe home environments, promote healthy growth and development, and provide key connections for families to needed services in their communities.  The Home Visitor provides home visits to individual families, helps facilitate education and play groups, shares information about community resources, and establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with area providers and community members.  Position requires flexible working hours, a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field and a minimum of one year of paid work experience in working with young children (under the age of 6) and families.  Working knowledge of local resources for families and effective written and strong verbal communication skills are a necessity.  Reliable and insured transportation required.  Experience and knowledge in prenatal development, child development, childbirth education and breastfeeding support desired. Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in current contract provisions. Position starts at $14.99/hr., and an excellent benefits package is offered.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

 

 

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