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Important New Hope for Women COVID-19 information.

Due to COVID-19, New Hope for Women has concluded that it is best to temporarily suspend all in-person services. We are making sure that our helpline is available to everyone 24/7. This can be a scary time, and we are here for you at 1-800-522-3304.

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Career Opportunities

New Hope for Women is an equal opportunity employer.

Community & Legal Advocate

Exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic community organization committed to improving the lives of those we serve. New Hope for Women is a domestic violence resource center that offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. We also provide educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer, healthier future.
We currently have an opening for a Community and Legal Advocate in our Rockland office. The Community and Legal Advocate is responsible for providing direct services such as crisis intervention, support group facilitation, legal advocacy, information and referrals to victims of domestic abuse in Knox County.
We seek a candidate with effective listening, oral and written communication skills Experience working with adults Group facilitation skills and experience Knowledge of local social service, criminal justice, and health systems Organized, with strong attention to detail and a structured way of approaching tasks Comfortable working independently, with limited day-to-day supervision Punctual, dependable, and committed to the work Respectful, kind, and empathetic Basic computer skills (working knowledge of Microsoft and Google Suites helpful but not required)
Qualifications: Relevant bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience Possession of a valid and active Maine driver's license, a reliable vehicle, and adequate insurance, or access to reliable transportation
Additional Job Information:
Full-time (40 hr) position located in Rockland, ME office Competitive salary with excellent benefits
How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to: [email protected] Please add "Community and Legal Advocate" to the subject field.
We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, and people of color, people with intersecting identities - LGBTQIA+, women and non-binary people, people living with disabilities and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities. Closing date for this posting is 9am on August 17, 2020.

Youth Educator

We're Hiring! Exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic community organization committed to improving the lives of those we serve. New Hope for Women is a domestic violence resource center that offers support to people affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties. We also provide educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer, healthier future. About the Position We currently have an opening for a Youth Educator. The Youth Educator is responsible for implementing New Hope for Women's youth-focused violence prevention program throughout the counties we serve. This position is tasked with developing and delivering content and age-specific presentations to students and youth. In addition, the Youth Educator is responsible for providing direct advocacy and support services for youth, and occasionally adults, who have been impacted by dating or domestic violence.
Personal Qualities:
You believe the future health and safety of our collective community depends on a thriving, socially-conscious, and resilient generation of young people who are empowered to help shift the balance of power away from values and systems that perpetuate a culture of oppression.
You are passionate about engaging with youth and supporting them as they navigate difficult conversations and topics.
Qualifications:
Relevant bachelor's degree, or equivalent knowledge, experience and skills Experience working with youth individually and in group settings Practiced presentation and training facilitation skills Ability to operate within, and maintain relationships with, local schools and community organizations Excellent listening, writing, and oral communication skills Self-motivated, able to work with limited supervision Ability to research, develop and work collaboratively to develop youth-focused programming Comfortable with technology, including: Apple, Google suite, various social media platforms Possession of a valid and active Maine driver's license, a reliable vehicle, and adequate insurance, or access to reliable and consistent transportation Understand and be committed to issues of diversity and work within a feminist-center environment
Additional Job Information:
Full-time (40 hrs/wk) position, primarily working from home due to COVID-19. Will eventually transition to in-person work and office time within the counties we serve.
Significant driving required (business related mileage is reimbursable) Rotate as the beeper back up for a 7-day period, 4-5 times a year Competitive benefits, including but not limited to: health insurance, dental insurance, paid holidays and personal time, and retirement
How to apply: We strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Indigenous, and people of color, people with intersecting identities - LGBTQIA+, women and non-binary people, people living with disabilities and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities. All applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter to: [email protected]
Please add "Youth Educator" to the subject field. After reviewing applications, we will contact selected applicants for interviews. Position will begin in September. Closing date for this posting is 9am on August 17, 2020.