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June 22, 2018

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.

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:

Janna Swift
Associate Director of Prevention Services
5 Stephenson Lane Belfast, Maine 04915
Email: jswift@brmaine.org
Fax: 338-1652
Phone: 338-6679

 

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.