Article Title: Family and Community Support Coordinator

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, is hiring a 40-hour-per-week, benefit-eligible, Family and Community Support Coordinator.

Location: Bangor, Maine

Location: Dover Foxcroft, Maine

This position will be based in our Bangor and Dover-Foxcroft offices with the opportunity to work from home with requirements of travel throughout Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties to meet with families and community service providers in various locations.

The Family and Community Support Coordinator will work with low-income individuals, families, and multigenerational families to increase their self-sufficiency by helping them access community resources, assess their eligibility for a variety of benefits and programs, assist with applications, monitor applications for services, work in conjunction with other community service providers to support the family moves towards independence, create service plans, assist caregivers/parents with gaining employment skills to obtain sustainable employment and become self-sufficient. This position will include assisting individuals and families who are and have experienced homelessness. The successful candidate will be comfortable working with adults and children who may experience crisis. The candidate will have strong listening skills, creative problem-solving skills, the ability to think outside of the box, and a willingness to learn of services that are available to assist families. The ability to develop and maintain strong community partnerships is a must.

The position requires three to five years of successful experience working with individuals and families; a working knowledge of resources for low-income individuals; excellent verbal and written communication skills; a valid driver’s license and insured reliable transportation.  You must be able to interact with the public in a professional manner and maintain client information in complete confidence. 

The rate of pay for this position starts at $19.55 per hour.

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework. For more information email:  or call 207-973-3500 (TDD: 207-973-3520). Please apply by clicking the APPLY TODAY button below.

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.

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