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Project Coordinator – Client Services

Rape Response Services, a subsidiary of Penquis, with offices in Bangor and Dover-Foxcroft, seeks a dynamic individual to work as a full-time (40 hours/week; benefit eligible) Project Coordinator – Client Services. The position is based in Dover-Foxcroft with travel required throughout Penobscot and Piscataquis counties.  The successful candidate will provide direct services to those affected by sexual violence and stalking with a focus on providing support in rural communities. Outreach efforts will include building and maintaining relationships with other service providers and systems to create referral networks and improve supports for survivors. The successful candidate will help to provide training to professionals and community awareness events throughout both counties.

Must have initiative and ability to work independently; must be willing to work flexible hours; be able to provide reliable, insured transportation; and be able to take required on call shifts, including nights and weekend rotations.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and related experience. A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field and at least one year of specifically related experience are preferred. Also required are a personal philosophy in keeping with the program’s goals and objectives and an understanding of clinical, legal and/or political issues related to sexual assault. Previous public speaking or teaching experience and knowledge of the local service area a plus.  Entry level salary range for this position is $17.55 per hour.

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 from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520; from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Rockland, or Lincoln, or from our website at www.penquis.org.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter indicating the reasons for your interest in the position.

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