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July 2, 2018

Career Opportunity- Part Time Preschool Program Aide

Filed under: Career Openings,Child Services,Early Childhood Education — Vicky @ 9:00 am

Broadreach Family & Community Services is currently seeking qualified and conscientious applicants to fill two part-time, 32 hour per week Program Aide positions to start in September.

This dynamic and integral position is ideal for individuals with experience and a passion for helping children reach their fullest potential. Under the direction of a classroom teacher, you will assist with all aspects of the delivery of high-quality, developmentally appropriate, and literacy-enriched early childhood education programs in collaboration with school district, Child Development Services and other partners.  You will serve as a floating substitute teacher, as needed. This position follows the school calendar.

Successful applicants will possess:

  • A current Maine Ed Tech III certification or provide documentation that they have at least 90 college credit hours and are eligible for Maine Department of Educational certification as an Ed Tech III
  • Satisfactory results of criminal history records check
  • Current CPR/ First Aid certification
  • Behavioral Health Professional Training completed within 1 year of date of hire
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with preschool aged children
  • A pleasant and helpful demeanor
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all constituencies, including clients, employees, board members, regulatory agencies, and the community at large
  • Exceptional communication skills, including oral, in writing, and presentation skills
  • Exceptional decision making, problem solving skills, time management, organization and prioritization skills

We would prefer that you have a degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field and experience providing inclusive developmentally appropriate practices, special education expertise in early intervention, and familiarity with High Scope Curriculum and the CDS system.

Broadreach offers competitive pay commensurate with credentials and experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance, dental insurance, earned time off, paid holidays, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities and more. Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant. Broadreach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Broadreach has been serving the people of MidCoast Maine since 1983 and is a 501©3 nonprofit.

To apply, please send resume and three letters of reference to:

Victoria Nickerson
Operations Coordinator
Early Childhood Education Programs
Broadreach Family & Community Services
5 Stephenson Lane Belfast, ME 04915
fax: 338-1652

June 26, 2018

Career Opportunity- PreK Teacher ($500 sign on bonus)

As a Broadreach PreK teacher, you will be responsible for implementing and supervising the daily operation of a nationally accredited, literacy enriched, inclusive four year old classroom in Waldo County. This program is a collaborative program with Regional School Unit 71.

Applicants must be eligible for birth through five 081 Maine Teaching Credential. A 282 Early Childhood Special Education endorsement is preferred.

Experience and Skill Requirements:  The following experience and skills are considered essential:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience teaching preschool-age children.
  • Emergent literacy training preferred.
  • Knowledge of Waldo and Knox County and their populations helpful.
  • Must have a pleasant and helpful manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all constituencies, including patients, employees, board members, regulatory agencies, and the community at large.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including oral, in writing, and presentation skills.
  • Exceptional decision making and problem solving skills.

Education Requirements:  The following education requirements are considered essential:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, Special Education or related field.
  • Preschool 081 endorsement mandatory and 282 endorsement eligibility preferred
  • Maine Department to Education (MDOE) fingerprinting and Criminal History Records Check (CHRC)
  • Maintains current certification in CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens & with TB/other health standards and provides training verification for Personnel Files

Experience in special education and experience with High Scope Curriculum, literacy education and supervision are preferred.

Rate of pay is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference to:

Broadreach Family & Community Services
5 Stephenson Lane, Belfast, ME 04915
e: vnickerson@brmaine.org
f: 338-1652

Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant. Broadreach Family & Community Services is a private, nonprofit agency nurturing children and families in mid-coast Maine since 1983. Broadreach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Career Opportunity- Preschool Teacher ($500 sign on bonus!)

Filed under: Career Openings,Preschool — Vicky @ 9:08 am

As a Broadreach Sprouts teacher, you will be responsible for implementing and supervising the daily operation of a literacy enriched, inclusive, place-based nature-based preschool in Waldo County serving children from ages 2.5 to 5. Sprouts is a year-round program.

Applicants must be eligible for 081 Birth to Age 5 Early Childhood Teacher endorsement or 282b Early Childhood Special Education endorsement. Experience in special education and experience with High Scope Curriculum, literacy education and supervision are preferred.

Rate of pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant. Broadreach Family & Community Services is a private, nonprofit agency nurturing children and families in mid-coast Maine since 1983. Broadreach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants should be dedicated to the mission and goals of Broadreach Family and Community Services, demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all constituencies, including clients, employees, board members, regulatory agencies, and the community at large, possess exceptional communication skills, including oral, in writing, and presentation skills, and possess exceptional decision making, problem solving skills, time management, organization and prioritization skills.

Requirements/Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, Special Education or related field
At least 1 years’ experience.
Eligible for 081 or 282 endorsement
Maine Department of Education (MDOE) fingerprinting and Criminal History Records Check (CHRC).
Maintains current certification in CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens & with TB/other health standards and provides training verification for Personnel File.
Application Procedure:

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference to:
Broadreach Family & Community Services
5 Stephenson Lane, Belfast, ME 04915
e: vnickerson@brmaine.org
f: 338-1652
Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant.

 

June 22, 2018

Career Opportunity- Health Home Coordinator

Filed under: Behavioral Health,Career Openings,Case Management — Vicky @ 1:52 pm

Broadreach Family & Community Services, a nonprofit agency nurturing children and families in mid-coast Maine since 1983, has an immediate opening for a Health Home Coordinator to provide direct service in Knox and Waldo Counties in our Behavioral Health Home program. This position will start off as a per diem position with the potential of moving to full time as the caseload grows. Requires Bachelor’s degree in related field and three years’ experience working with  adults with mental illness; LSW and current MHRT preferred. Competitive pay with job flexibility. Applications will close upon selection of a qualified candidate. Broadreach is an equal opportunity employer. Come join our family!

Please send letter of interest and resume to:

Lauri Stetson, LCSW
Director of Behavioral Health
5 Stephenson Lane, Belfast, Maine
e. lstetson@brmaine.org
f. (207) 338-1652
p. (207) 338-6774

Broadreach Family & Community Services is an EEO Employer.

 

Career Opportunity- Full Time Waldo County CPPC Parent Partner

Filed under: Career Openings,Prevention Services — Tags: , , , , — Vicky @ 9:01 am

Broadreach has an immediate opening for a full time Parent Partner position in Waldo County, that will be based in Belfast. You will use a Peer Support model in working with families to increase child safety and decrease family stressors, while utilizing your own personal experiences. Personal experience navigating through the child welfare system is a requirement for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Parent Partners will provide 1:1 coaching and emotional support to parents on their caseload by sharing their story.
  • Meet with parents in their homes 7-10 hours per month.
  • Facilitate group workshops for parents currently working on reunification.
  • Facilitate Preventative Family Team Meetings in the community.
  • Attend various community groups to represent “Parent Voice.”
  • Provide prevention referrals to families in need of assistance.
  • Accompany parents to court for support.

Requirements:

  • Experience having been a parent in, and basic knowledge of, the Department’s Child Welfare System.
  • Experience working in a Human Services setting with families in a supportive role is preferred.
  • Experience working with people of diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds is helpful.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all constituencies, including parents, children, regulatory agencies, and the community at large.
  • Effective communication, writing and presentation skills.
  • Good judgment, decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable (per Broadreach criteria) driving record to transport clients.
  • Ability to participate in various training requirements.

Education Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is mandatory.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Broadreach Family & Community Services

ATTN: Janna Swift

5 Stephenson Lane

Belfast, ME 04915

(207) 338-2200 EXT. 109

FAX: 338-1652

Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant. Broadreach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

June 5, 2018

Career Opportunity- Early Interventionist (Ed Tech III)

Mid-Coast Maine’s premier early childhood education provider, Broadreach Family & Community Services, is currently seeking qualified conscientious applicants to fill a 25 hour per week Early Interventionist position. As an Early Interventionist, you will be responsible for providing classroom support to children to meet their IEP goals, conducting one-on-one or small group instruction, performing classroom management, completing daily data collection and documentation in a literacy rich, inclusive early childhood classroom under the direction of the classroom teacher and Special Education Services Coordinator.

Successful applicants will possess:

  • A current Maine Ed Tech III certification or provide documentation that they have at least 90 college credit hours and are eligible for Maine Department of Education certification as an Ed Tech III
  • Satisfactory results of criminal history records check
  • Current CPR/ First Aid certification
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with preschool aged children
  • A pleasant and helpful demeanor
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all constituencies, including clients, employees, board members, regulatory agencies, and the community at large
  • Exceptional communication skills, including oral, in writing, and presentation skills
  • Exceptional decision making, problem solving skills, time management, organization and prioritization skills.

Behavioral Health Professional Certification is required within one year of hire. We would prefer that you have a degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field and experience providing inclusive developmentally appropriate practices, special education expertise in early intervention, and familiarity with High Scope Curriculum and the CDS system. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance, dental insurance, earned time off, paid holidays, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities and more. Broadreach offers competitive pay commensurate with experience. Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant. Broadreach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send resume and three letters of reference to:

Broadreach Family & Community Services
5 Stephenson Lane Belfast, ME 04915
Email: vnickerson@brmaine.org
fax: 338-1652

May 21, 2018

Career Opportunity- Regional CPPC Project Coordinator

Broadreach Family & Community Services has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Regional Project Coordinator to support the expansion of “Community Partnerships for Protecting Children” (CPPC) in Waldo, Knox,  Lincoln, and Sagadahoc Counties.

This position is a community leadership role, responsible for:  promoting the CPPC goals and objectives of the State, region, and target communities in the four County area, and organizing and promoting various initiatives in order to develop, enhance, and/or improve collaboration and services for children and families.  This position is involved with a large number of community planning groups, new and existing collaboratives and organizations, as well as service providers, families, and individuals.  Travel within the four County area is required.

Candidates for this rewarding position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in human services, child welfare, psychology or related field, or the equivalent in education and related work experience; a Master’s Degree is preferred.  Knowledge of the Department of Health and Human Services and Child Welfare System desired.  In addition, candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of related work experience, including at least one year of proven community outreach and coordination experience.   Necessary skills include: strong facilitation and presentation skills before multiple types of audiences; complex project management skills; excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral); and fundraising and/or grant writing ability.

Broadreach Family & Community Services is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to nurturing children and families in mid-coast Maine since 1983.

Interested applicants should apply with a letter of interest and resume to:

Jennifer Tracey, LMFT
Director of Prevention Services
5 Stephenson Lane Belfast, Maine 04915
Email: jtracey@brmaine.org
Fax: 338-1652
Phone: 322-6633

 

An offer of employment is contingent on the continuation of anticipated grant funds. Applications will close upon selection of a qualified candidate.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

May 9, 2018

Career Opportunity- Per-Diem Outpatient Clinician for Knox/Waldo Counties

Filed under: Behavioral Health,Career Openings,Case Management — Tags: , , , , — Vicky @ 12:05 pm

Broadreach Family and Community Services is a private, nonprofit agency nurturing children and families in mid-coast Maine since 1983. We are now seeking an individual with a Master’s Degree and licensed as an LMSW/CC, LCPC-C, LMFT, LCPC or an LCSW to join our team as a per diem outpatient clinician.  This is a fee for service position with a competitive hourly rate.  Daily responsibilities would include providing clinical services including completion of comprehensive mental health assessment to formulate diagnosis, formulate treatment recommendations and appropriate treatment goals.  Provide weekly clinical services to a variety of clientele including individual therapy for adults and children, family therapy and potential couples therapy in both office, home and possible school settings.

 

The right candidate will have the following:

  • At least two years of prior experience working with individuals diagnosed with a mental health condition, behavioral health challenge, history of traumatic events, or at risk of developing a mental health condition, required.
  • Experience working with all age groups, individuals with intellectual disabilities, and individuals
    with dual diagnoses preferred.
  • Computer experience using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software products.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all constituencies, including patients, employees, and the community at large.

Broadreach offers a competitive hourly rate,  supervision towards your LCSW licensure if needed and a great benefits package and an outstanding case management team.

To apply, please send letter of interest and resume to:
Lauri A. Stetson, LCSW/MHRTC
Director of Behavioral Health Services
Broadreach Family & Community Services
5 Stephenson Lane
Belfast, Maine 04915
Phone: (207) 338-6774
Cell: (207) 323-2845
Email: lstetson@brmaine.org

Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant. Broadreach is an equal opportunity employer.

Career Opportunity- Behavioral Health Professionals

Do you have patience and a desire to make a positive difference in a child’s life? Then a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) position at Broadreach Family & Community Services may be just for you!
We seek qualified and conscientious BHP’s to work with children and youth in their homes in Knox & Waldo Counties. Training can be provided to high school graduates who are able to pass a background check and have their own transportation.

Pay rate of $11.90 to $16.66 per hour, depending on experience. Mileage reimbursement. Paid time off and holiday pay for those who regularly work more than 20 hours per week.

Broadreach Family & Community Services is a private, nonprofit agency nurturing children and families in mid-coast Maine since 1983. Broadreach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please forward resume to Elizabeth Joy at ejoy@brmaine.org or fax to 338-8641.

Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant.

May 5, 2018

Career Opportunity- Substitute Teachers

Filed under: Career Openings,Early Childhood Education,Preschool — Vicky @ 9:08 am

Broadreach Family & Community Services is presently accepting applications for substitute teachers to assist the classroom staff in the delivery of programming in our Early Childhood classrooms throughout Knox and Waldo Counties.

Do you love working with children? Are you passionate and energetic? Do you want to make a tangible difference in the lives of children?  If so, come join our team!

Apply now to be a Substitute Teacher with Broadreach Family & Community Services and discover the rewards of supporting young children as they learn and grow in natural environments!

 At Broadreach, you will have the opportunity to nurture and educate children ages two-and-a-half to five years of age while working in an environment in which your unique skills and competencies are celebrated. We’ve been midcoast Maine’s premier early childhood education provider for over 30 years! We offer a unique early childhood education to children of all abilities in nationally acclaimed and accredited, collaborative PreKs and inclusive classrooms, some of which operate year round.

 

As a Substitute Teacher at Broadreach, you will collaborate with a team of exceptional early childhood professionals, support an inclusive environment for children of all abilities, inspire children’s exploration of the natural world and impact the lives of children in your own community every day!

 

Successful applicants will possess a high school diploma, GED or greater. You must be at least 18 years of age. Previous experience working with children and reliable transportation are required. You must be able to bend and lift 50 lbs. And  be available to work, as needed, between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. You must attend all required trainings and complete a thorough background check.

 

Broadreach is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will close upon selection of a qualified applicant.

 

To apply, please forward your resume and three written references to

Vicky Nickerson

Early Childhood Operations Coordinator

Broadreach Family & Community Services

5 Stephenson Lane, Belfast, ME 04915

e. vnickerson@brmaine.org

F. (207) 338-1652