Article Title: Family and Community Support Coordinator – Family Enrichment Services  

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Join our Team! Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, is currently seeking a full-time (40 hours/week; benefits eligible) Family and Community Support Coordinator within the Family Enrichment department. 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. This is a hybrid position based out of the Bangor office.

Location: Bangor, Maine

Family and Community Support Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Assist with applications, monitor applications for services, work in conjunction with other community service providers.
  • Support the family move towards independence, create service plans, assist caregivers/parents with gaining employment skills to obtain sustainable employment and become self-sufficient.
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable working with adults and children who may experience crisis and/or homelessness.
  • The candidate will have strong listening skills, creative problem-solving skills, ability to think outside of the box, and willingness to learn of services that are available to assist families.

Family and Community Support Coordinator Requirements:

  • Associates degree in Social Work or related field, and 3-5 years successful experience working with individuals and families.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.

Excellent Benefits Package: (benefit eligible)

  • 14 Paid Holidays (Including your Birthday!)
  • Paid Time off-3 Days upon hire
  • Paid training for all required certifications
  • Dental/Health/Vision
  • Retirement Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Incentives

The rate of pay for this position starts at $20.34 per hour, and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience. Those with related education and experience are encouraged to apply.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package, competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework.  Join our team by applying on line at or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973:3520) or by email at  to request an application and job description.  

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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