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.

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Program Manager of Shelter Services

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Program Manager of Shelter & Housing Services. This position requires a highly motivated, professional leader with knowledge of domestic violence and/or human sex trafficking and/or sex exploitation. This position is based in Androscoggin County. Candidates preferred, but not required, that possess State of Maine licensure as a LCSW or LCPC.

The Program Manager of Shelter & Housing Services is responsible for providing direct supervision to some domestic violence shelter and safe house shelter staff, program management oversight and coordination of daily safe house and shelter operations. The Program Manager of Shelter & Housing Services will be responsible for providing on call support and response for safe house and shelter emergencies and/or problem solving support. This candidate will play a key role in ongoing program development and enhancement managing new initiatives and programs for trafficking and domestic violence survivors in the shelter and safe house.  Additionally, as assigned, the Program Manager of Shelter & Housing Services will be responsible for providing case management and advocacy to the women and men receiving trafficking safe house and shelter services.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, professional team player with a knowledge of domestic violence and/or human sex trafficking who demonstrates sensitivity to, and an understanding of, the cultural and socioeconomic status of persons served and the unique needs and challenges specific to assisting victims of domestic violence and/or human sex trafficking.  Applicants should have experience with case management in a health or social service related field including a mandatory two years of supervisory experience supervising teams, knowledge of crisis intervention skills or techniques, demonstrate resiliency and strong professional judgement,  and an ability to remain calm and effective in a fast paced environment where safety is key.  Applicants should have documented experience with program development and management, excellent written and oral communication skills and grant writing experience is preferred, ability to complete required paperwork accurately, factually and timely to meet funding requirements, and ability to thrive while demonstrating dependable flexibility in a fast-paced environment while working as a contributing member of a professional, effective work team in a leadership capacity.  Qualified candidates must have the ability to participate in the hiring, training, orientation and supervision of safe house and shelter employees and volunteers while maintaining professional boundaries, to maintain confidentiality while modeling agency and safe house philosophies in all interactions while ensuring safe house services are administered according to the highest best practice standards and are in compliance with agency policies and state and federal law and possess the ability to supervise MaineCare programs and services (preferred) as well as grant funded services.  While not required, the ideal candidate will have the ability to supervise 1st and 2nd year Master-level student interns. 

Requirements/Highly Preferred Skills and/or Experience:

  • Candidate MUST have at least 2 years of supervisory  experiencing, supervising a team of people
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Preferred Master’s degree from an accredited four (4) year institution of higher learning with clinical licensure in social work or professional counseling
  • Preferred State of Maine licensure as a LCSW or LCPC must be current and maintained
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of database management (Empower DB)
  • Candidate must pass all required background checks to include criminal background (SBI), Maine Department of Health and Human Services and Child Protective Services (DHHS/OCFS), and motor vehicle (BMV)
  • Candidate must hold a valid Maine driver’s license and have reliable transportation with a willingness to travel on occasion

The annual salary for this exempt position is $52,000 if LCSW or LCPC.  Without licensure, the position starts at $45,000. Safe Voices is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes group health, dental and vision coverage, employer-sponsored health savings, life, accident, short term disability and long-term disability insurance coverage, 401(k) retirement savings with an employer match, and paid time-off benefits, including 12 paid holidays and family-friendly, flexible work options (including a 4-day work week option).  Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Mikki McFadden at mmcfadden@safevoices.org.

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.

Civil and Criminal Justice Advocate, Androscoggin County

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Androscoggin County Civil and Criminal Justice Advocate. This position requires a highly motivated, professional team player with knowledge of domestic violence. This position is based in Lewiston and serves Androscoggin County.

The primary role of the candidate selected will be to provide comprehensive support and advocacy services for victim of domestic violence while strengthening the relationship between Safe Voices and stakeholders within the Androscoggin County community. Essential tasks for this position include support in both civil and criminal justice matters, individual advocacy, support group facilitation, and administrative activities.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, thrive working independently, as well as part of many multidisciplinary teams.  Applicants should have excellent time management skills, ability to navigate complex crisis situations, and knowledge of domestic violence and advocacy techniques, experience in crisis and/or other human or advocacy services, and an understanding of the unique needs and challenges specific to assisting victims within rural communities.  Excellent written and oral communication skills required with grant reporting experience highly preferred.  A   Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year institution of higher learning strongly preferred.  The candidate must have reliable transportation and possess a valid Maine Driver’s License.

Safe Voices is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes group health, dental and vision coverage, employer-sponsored health savings, life, accident, short term disability and long-term disability insurance coverage, 401(k) retirement savings with an employer match, and paid time-off benefits, including 12 paid holidays and family-friendly, flexible work options (including a 4-day work week option).  Salary for this position is $17/hourly.  Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Mikki McFadden at mmcfadden@safevoices.org.

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.