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Article Title: Group Facilitator – Per Diem

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Behavioral Intervention Program (BIP)

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for over 50 years, has per-diem Group Facilitator position in our Batterer’s Intervention Program (BIP) located in the Bangor and Dover-Foxcroft areas:

The mission of the group is to teach men how to identify, challenge, and change their core beliefs that support the use of violence with their intimate partners. These are educational classes following a standardized format to confront abusive behavior and help support a way of thinking and reacting that is free of power and control. BIP classes are run by two co-facilitators, a male and a female. They conduct class according to the program’s curriculum, maintaining the program’s standards, and completing appropriate documentation, under the supervision of the Deputy Director. Group classes are held in the late afternoons and evenings. 

Required qualifications high school diploma or equivalent, must be able to complete the State domestic violence intervention training within the required time-frame. Must have reliable transportation and a valid State driver’s license in good standing.  Preferred qualifications would be Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Social Work, and having the National Duluth Facilitator training. The position requires someone who is skilled in group facilitation and has some knowledge of domestic violence. This position is for someone who wants to help end domestic violence. 

The starting rate of pay for the per diem Group Facilitator position is $17.81/hr and additional compensation will be given consideration with relevant experience.

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 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 filled.

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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