Article Title: Program Coordinator

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has an opening for a full-time (40 hours/week; 52 weeks/year; benefits eligible) Program Coordinator opening in Dover Foxcroft, Maine.

Location-Dover Foxcroft, Maine

The Program Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of one residential program supporting six clients and supervising direct care employees.  The Program Coordinator works closely with the Program Manager and client’s team, to ensure clients receive the highest standards of care while meeting regulatory standards and following agency policies.  The program coordinator will perform direct care responsibilities and must be available for on-call duties.

Ideal candidate must have high school diploma or equivalent and preferably one year of experience in the role as a direct care professional or MHRT-1 or experience working with adults with disabilities.  Prior experience supervising and leading a team preferred.  Must have completed or have the ability to complete the following trainings/certifications: MHRT-1 or provisional, CPR/First Aid, Medication Certification (CRMA), MANDT, MHSS and all other required agency trainings.  Ideal candidate will have computer experience, preferably with MS Word, Excel, electronic medical record system, e-mail and internet. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated personal qualities of maturity and discretion. Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality, able to manage multiple tasks in an organized manner with attention to detail and ability to follow through with assigned duties.  Must have insured, reliable transportation to travel to both locations on a regular basis.

The starting rate of pay for the Program Coordinator position is $20.14 per hour and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.

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 NOW button below.

Penquis complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.  This includes rules associated with the State of Maine healthcare mandate as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring vaccinations within our Head Start programs.  It is the expectation that all Penquis employees will adhere to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

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. #HP