Article Title: Sexual Assault Advocate- Rape Response Services

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Provide Direct Services to Individuals Affected by Sexual Violence

Rape Response Services, a subsidiary of Penquis, with offices in Bangor and Dover-Foxcroft, seeks a dynamic individual to work as a part-time, Project Coordinator – Rape Response Services. This position is hybrid; candidate must be able to travel throughout Penobscot and Piscataquis counties to provide services.

Location: Dover-Foxcroft, Maine

The successful candidate will provide direct services to those affected by sexual violence and stalking with a focus on providing support throughout the rural communities in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties.  Outreach efforts will include building and maintaining relationships with other service providers and systems to create referral networks and improve supports for survivors. The candidate will help to provide training to professionals, lead multidisciplinary teams and community awareness events throughout both counties. The candidate will participate in an on-call rotation, including nights and weekends, supporting the provision of 24/7 services to victims/survivors.

The successful candidate must have related experience. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field and at least one year of specifically related experience are preferred.  Candidates with work or volunteer experience providing services and supports to victims of violence are encouraged to apply.  Must have 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.  Must have initiative and ability to work independently; be capable and willing to work remotely from home; have access to reliable, insured transportation and be willing to travel; flexible work hours and on call shifts, including evening and weekend rotations are a requirement. Proficiency with computer programs such as Zoom, Google Teams/Docs/Slides/Sheets/Forms, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Prezi, and databases are preferred.  Previous public speaking or teaching experience and knowledge of the local service area is a plus.

The starting rate of pay for the Project Coordinator – Rape Response position is $19.74 per hour and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.

Please submit a cover letter indicating the reasons for your interest in the position.

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 TODAY button below.

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

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