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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.

February 9, 2015

NAMI Courses Being Offered in Belfast

The Maine Affiliate of NAMI is offering two eight-hour Mental Health First Aid Training Courses with Youth and Adult Models in Belfast.  These courses help teachers, parents, peers, and caring citizens help a young person (12—18) or an adult who is experiencing a behavioral health or substance abuse challenge in their lives.

The course covering adults is scheduled for Thursday, Febuary 12th at Broadreach Family & Community Services’ 8 Stephenson Lane Conference Room in Belfast and the course focusing on youth will be held on March 26th at the Waldo Technical Center on Route 137 in Belfast.

The courses  are open to anyone 16 or over who wishes to gain a better understanding of different mental illnesses and addictions, and what helps individuals experiencing these challenges get well.  For more information call NAMI at 1-800-464-5767 or contact by email at www.namimaine.org.