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July 28, 2011

Home, School & Community Support Coordinator

Filed under: Uncategorized — Sue Dirosario @ 1:40 pm

Home, School & Community Support Coordinator (RCS-Section 28)

Immediate Full Time Opening: Private non-profit agency providing behavioral health services for children, and youth in Knox and Waldo Counties. Oversight of daily operations of, home, school and community support program for children and youth. Responsible for supervision of community and school based employees, writing treatments plans, providing school and community based Behavioral Health Professional Trainings.

Applicant must have a Bachelors Degree in Education, Social Work or related field. Experience working with children/youth with developmental delay, experience in supervision/management, ability to become trained to provide School and Community based BHP trainings. Candidates with an LCPC or LCSW are encouraged to apply.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume and cover letter by August  2011

Kate Quinn Finlay
Broadreach Family & Community Services
5 Stephenson Lane,
Belfast, ME 04915

Rockland Rotary Makes Grants to Two Local Youth Programs

Filed under: Preschool,Teens — Sue Dirosario @ 1:16 pm

Youthlinks and Mid-Coast Children’s Services, two programs of Broadreach Family & Community Services, each received a grant of $1000 from the Rockland Rotary.  The mission of Rotary is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. In support of this mission, the Rockland Rotary awarded funds to support the provision of high-quality services for Rockland-area youth.  Rotary funds will support Youthlinks free summer camp program, and  Mid-Coast Children’s Services early intervention services for young children with special needs.

Youthlinks’ mission is to empower youth to commit to themselves and their communities, broaden their horizons, and acquire healthy life skills through focused enrichment programs and meaningful volunteer work.   Youthlinks offers a diverse menu of in-school, after-school, and summer programs to engage a broad base of youth with varying interests. Their programs rely on creating mutually beneficial relationships with other area non-profit agencies. Through these opportunities, youth are exposed to new experiences, develop new knowledge and
skills and develop pride in the service they give to their community.

Mid-Coast Children’s Services (MCCS) provides Rockland area families with high-quality education, intervention programs.  The programs provide individualized learning opportunities for all  young children,while specializing in serving those with special learning and developmental needs. MCCS early childhood classrooms are nationally accredited and taught by state-certified early childhood teachers.

To find out more about the programs of Youthlinks, MCCS  and Broadreach Family & Community Services, visit us at www.brmaine.org and www.youthlinksonline.org , or call 338-2200.

July 24, 2011

New PreK Program for 4 Year Olds at Monroe Elementary School

Filed under: Uncategorized — Vicky @ 9:13 pm

RSU#3 and Broadreach Family & Community Services are excited to announce that they will offer a Pre Kindergarten classroom at the Monroe Elementary School beginning September 6, 2011. This free program will be for preschool aged children who will be four years old by October 15, 2011 and residing in Monroe or Jackson. The Pre K classroom will be offered three days this school year, Tuesday through Thursday, and will follow the RSU #3 school calendar. The children enrolled in this program will experience a wide variety of activities taught by certified teachers relating to reading, writing and language preparing them to be successful learners in kindergarten. Children will also receive breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack each day for a minimal fee.
For more information and or to register for the Monroe PreK, please contact Dalene Sheldon at Broadreach , 338-2200 ext. 107 or 1877-733-2200.

July 7, 2011

Wow! Last chance to win Maine Dream Vacation – drawing

Filed under: Broadreach Events — Sue Dirosario @ 2:07 pm

Donate $50 to Youthlinks at www.mainedreamvacation.com , and if you’re lucky, you may win a Maine Dream Vacation, an all-inclusive four-day dream vacation in Camden, Maine, valued at $6,000. Five-hundred tickets will be sold to benefit Youthlinks, a community service program for mid-coast youth. The winning ticket will be drawn July 15, and the vacation must be taken Sept. 13-16.

There’s plenty of  small print you should read before entering, but this is one heckuva deal featuring some of Mid-Coast Maine’s premier properties and activities. And September is usually the nicest month of the year.

The Maine Dream Vacation includes:

• round-trip airfare for two to Boston, connecting to a Cape Air flight to Rockland
• rental car
• three nights at the AAA four-diamond Camden Harbour Inn, including gourmet breakfast daily, featuring freshly baked specialties prepared by the pastry chef; complimentary coffee, tea, and snacks; evening turndown service; a welcome glass of sparkling Prosecco.
• Dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 13,  at the Hartstone Inn, in Camden: cocktails at 6:30 followed by a five-course dinner at 7 p.m.
• Dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 14,  at Primo, in Rockland, owned by James Beard award-winning chef Melissa Kelly.
• Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 15,  at Natalie’s, in your host hotel, the Camden Harbor Inn.
• $500 in spending money on a pre-paid debit card from Machias Savings Bank In addition, it includes one of the following services-for-two daily (and good luck choosing, all are quite enticing):

• spa services at Beauty Mark Spa, Camden
• biplane tour over Penobscot Bay, courtesy of the Owls Head Transportation Museum
• a round of golf at the oceanfront Samoset Resort, Rockport
• a day sail and picnic aboard the Schooner Olad, Camden
• back stage tour of the Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland
• private winemaker’s tour with lunch of Cellardoor Winery,Lincolnville
• personal cooking class with Chef Kerry Altiero of Café Miranda, Rockland
• personal hike in the Camden Hills with Registered Maine Guide and editor of Down East magazine Paul Doiron and birder/trails expert Kristin Lindquist of Coastal Mountains Land Trust.

And finally,

• Large Red Claw tote from Sea Bags, made from recycled sails

Why not make your $50 donation to Youthlinks and get a complementary raffle ticket
— help a GREAT cause, and you might just draw the winning number.