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PPenquis continues to grow and evolve in 2019.  We are launching an innovative program with a new approach to serving children and families who are in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  The program focuses on the strengths of families and the unique needs of children in order to promote successful reunification.

Our team will provide intensive home and community-based therapeutic skill building to parents, with a focus on empowerment, empathy, responsiveness and active parenting while maintaining child safety. 

We are looking for two clinically licensed Visit Coaching Supervisors (VCSs) and six bachelors level Visit Coaching Workers (VCWs) and an Office Coordinator. This team will work closely with DHHS to meet the needs of families. Employees will utilize on-the-job specialized training to ensure that families and children experience positive outcomes.

The Office Coordinator will provide traditional secretarial and administrative support to the team. The Office Coordinator is the lead person on the team in regards to computer operations and use of applications. The successful candidate will assist with coordinating intakes, scheduling and interacting with DHHS and families.  The Office Coordinator will help to promote the public image of the program and agency through their professional conduct.

The Office Coordinator must: have a high school diploma or associates degree; have three years’ previous experience working in an office setting; have reliable, insured transportation and have proof of automobile insurance.  To perform these duties, you must have strong interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills.  Previous experience with DHHS is preferred.

Penquis offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

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.

An application form and job description are available on our website www.penquis.org or in our office at Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, or from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Rockland, Lincoln.  Applications will be accepted until Friday March 22nd.

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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