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Child Protective Services Liaison
Safe Voices is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Child Protective Services Liaison. This position requires a highly motivated, professional team player with knowledge of domestic violence and excellent communication skills. This position is based in the Department of Health and Human Services, with time spent in all of the Safe Voices offices.
Primary role: The Child Protective Services Liaison is responsible for improving and strengthening relationships between Safe Voices and the Department of Health and Human Services Child Protective Services in an effort to overcome and address the problems of domestic violence, provide support for the non-offending parent, address dating violence and child victimization.
- 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.
- Knowledge of domestic violence advocacy and the Maine child protective system.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Bachelor’s Degree in social services or related field from an accredited four (4) year institution.
- The candidate must have reliable transportation and possess a valid Maine Driver’s License.
While direct experience in the field is preferred, Safe Voices will train the right candidate regardless of professional experience.
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 and short term disability coverage, 401(k) retirement savings, and paid time-off benefits, including 11 paid holidays. Starting wage for this position is $17/hour. Please send resume and cover letter to Mikki McFadden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking Safe House Awake Night Advocate
Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking Safe House Awake Night Advocate. The position is based in Androscoggin County.
The Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking Safe House Awake Night Advocate is responsible for assisting with the overnight safe house operations and programming of the safe house while providing advocacy services to survivors of sex trafficking and exploitation receiving safe house shelter services through Safe Voices. Primary responsibilities include individual advocacy with victims of sex trafficking and exploitation, assisting with the overnight operations of the safe house including: individualized assessments, emergency intakes, meeting resident needs within the communal living environment, monitoring and restocking food supplies, organizing donations, assisting with internal office procedures and tasks, and monitoring the maintenance of shelter as assigned.
Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge of issues faced by those who experience domestic violence, and human sex trafficking and exploitation. This candidate will be able to work independently, have knowledge of community resources, and have professional experience with crisis intervention or techniques.
The position is located in Androscoggin County with limited travel. An Associate’s Degree with a specialization in psychology, mental health and human services, behavioral health, behavioral sciences, social work, human development, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, sociology, nursing or closely related field, or relevant work/life experience required. Scheduled work hours for this Part-Time 30-hour per week position are Thursday-Friday, 11:30 PM – 7:30 AM and Saturday & Sunday, 11:00 PM-7:00 AM. $14.00 per hour with health, dental, vision and life insurance available. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Shelter Case Manager/Advocate
A full-time position is available for a Shelter Case Manager/Advocate. The Shelter Case Manager/Advocate is responsible for assisting with the day to day operations and programming of the shelter and providing advocacy and case management services to men, women, and children receiving shelter services through Safe Voices.
The right candidate will possess knowledge of domestic violence, have the ability to remain calm and effective in a fast paced environment while maintaining the highest levels of safety and professionalism, and have experience working with diverse populations. Must possess good communication skills, be dependable and flexible in an ever-changing environment, and adhere to strict documentation guidelines. The hours for this position are Thursday – Monday, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM. $17.00/hour. Safe Voices offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and short term disability insurance and 11 paid holidays. A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or a related field is required. Send cover letter and resume to Mikki McFadden at firstname.lastname@example.org.