Article Title: Maine Families – Family Visitor

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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 is currently seeking a (full time 40 hours per week; benefits eligible) Family Visitor. As the Family Visitor you assist in the enrollment of families prenatally to three months of age by providing supportive home visiting to expectant parents and parents of babies and toddlers up until age three to promote safe home environments, healthy growth and development, and connect families to community resources. You deliver parent education through individual and group settings. While establishing and maintaining solid working relationships with area providers and community members. This is a hybrid position based out of the Bangor or Lincoln location.

Location: Bangor, Maine

Family Visitor Responsibilities:

  • Complete required assessments and develop a goal plan, in conjunction with the family that identifies their strengths and addresses their needs, upon receipt of referral.
  • Perform developmental screening on infants and children enrolled in the program. Utilize and complete all screening tools and assessments with families within expected timeframes.
  • Provide in-home education for eligible families through pregnancy and until the child reaches the age of three.
  • Advocate for families, acting as a liaison between families and community, schools, agencies and providers.

Family Visitor Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Social Work or other related field and 1-2 years of experience working with families with children ages birth to 6 years.
  • Reliable, insured transportation and have proof of automobile insurance.  Experience providing case management with the ability to work well independently.
  • Strong organizational, computer, and time management 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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