Employment

Employment

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

WE WILL REMOVE ALL POSTINGS WHEN FILLED.  IF IT IS LISTED HERE, THE POSITION IS STILL OPEN AND ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.

Housing Navigator

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Housing Navigator. This position is located in our shelter location in Androscoggin County and works with current and former shelter, and has limited travel needs.

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Primary Duties:

  • Assisting victims of domestic violence in overcoming barriers to obtaining and maintaining housing.
  • Actively collaborates with partnering agencies, community resources, as well as landlords to provide information and referrals necessary to meet the individual’s needs and housing stability of the program participants.
  • Providing individualized client support by developing an individualized housing stability plan with clients and address any barriers to obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. This includes connecting to services to increase income as well as accessing mental health services and resources as needed. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of domestic violence
  • Ability to remain calm and effective in a fast-paced environment while maintaining the highest levels of safety and professionalism
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Possess good communication skills, be dependable and flexible in an ever-changing environment, and adhere to strict documentation guidelines.
  • A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field
  • Must be able to pass a criminal, driving and DHHS/CPS background check.
  • Active driver’s license and reliable transportation

Pay & Benefits:

  • $18.00 per hour to start with an increase to $20.00 per hour after the first year and successful completion of required training. 
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance available at low cost for employees
  • Employer-sponsored Health Savings Account
  • 401K Retirement Savings w/ Employer Match
  • 13 Paid Holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day)
  • 20 Days of Accrued Leave in First Year
  • Flexible, family-friendly work options (to include compressed work schedule)

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org.

 

Civil & Criminal Justice Advocate

Safe Voices Domestic Violence and Sex Trafficking and Exploitation Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of southern Oxford County Civil and Criminal Justice Advocate. The primary focus of this position is to increase safety for victims and survivors of domestic abuse and violence by giving them greater and more effective access to judicial protections and to assist them with a full range of safety planning and support services both in and outside of the court setting. No prior advocacy or legal/court experience is required to succeed in this role. This position is primarily based in South Paris and serves southern Oxford County.

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Primary Duties:

  • Provides comprehensive support and advocacy services in criminal and civil justice matters for survivors of domestic violence in the Southern Oxford County community
  • Provide individual advocacy and safety planning to survivors within Southern Oxford County
  • Strengthen and develop the relationship between Safe Voices and stakeholders within southern Oxford County community
  • Facilitate support groups
  • Administrative activities, as needed and assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Maine State Driver’s License
  • Reliable transportation
  • Highly motivated
  • Thrive working independently
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to navigate complex crisis situations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year institution
  • Experience in crisis or other human or advocacy services
  • Knowledge of domestic violence & advocacy techniques
  • Ability to understand the unique needs and challenges specific to assisting survivors within rural communities

Pay & Benefits:

  • $18.00 per hour to start with an increase to $20.00 per hour after the first year and successful completion of required training
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance available at low cost for employees
  • Employer-sponsored Health Savings Account
  • 401K Retirement Savings w/ Employer Match
  • 13 Paid Holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day)
  • 20 Days of Accrued Leave in First Year
  • Flexible, family-friendly work options

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org.

  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by 12/10. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
  • Interviews will be held the week of 12/13-12/17
  • Anticipated start date between 1/5-1/14