Penquis

Article Title: Community Support Program

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for over 50 years, is seeking candidates to fill three (30 hours a week/ benefit eligible) Direct Care Professional positions in the Dover-Foxcroft area for our Community Support program. These positions are Monday through Friday 9:30am to 3:30pm.

Are you compassionate, energetic, like having fun and want to make a difference in the lives of others? Come work in our Community Supports program where you get to connect active adults with their local community through volunteerism, daily outings, art classes, and field trips. Participants focus on health, wellness, and personal growth and development while building natural supports with community members.
Minimum qualifications: high school diploma or equivalent, driver’s license in good standing and must be comfortable using a computer to document in electronic medical records system, use e-mail and internet. Starting pay is $12.30 per hour.
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.
Penquis offers an excellent benefits package, paid training and competitive wages. Apply on line at www.penquis.org or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973:3520) or by email at employment@penquis.org to request an application and job description. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

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.

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