Maine Families Community Educator
The Family Services Department at Community Concepts is excited to announce an opening for a Community Educator position for the Maine Families program of Oxford County. The role of the Community Educator is to implement strategies to prevent, address and reduce child abuse and neglect in Oxford County. The Community Educator will provide resources, support, and facilitate programs for groups and individuals as appropriate to increase self-sufficiency and family resilience, while assisting with documentation, tracking and reporting data related to program and client activities. This position is 40 hours a week based in our Norway office. Will require travel throughout Oxford County. Use of personal vehicle is required, with agency mileage reimbursement. Typical hours are between 8:00-4:30; however, a flexible schedule is required to accommodate community, program, and agency needs. For specific information about the job, contact Melissa Wakefield at 739-6544 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualifications: Associate’s degree in education, social work, health care or related field required, Bachelor’s preferred.
Other Requirements: Must have working knowledge of early childhood mental health theories and practices. Candidates must be team oriented and present competencies in practical decision making and problem-solving skills; have proven demonstrated skills of facilitating and training diverse groups; successful experience working and training adults. Pre-employment SBI, DMV, DHHS, sex offender registry and federal debarment background checks must be completed upon offer of hire and as a condition of employment. Must have the following: a valid driver’s license; telephone; computer/word-processing skills, preferably Microsoft Office; ability to function autonomously and as part of a team. Comfort in electronic charting a plus.
Benefits: Community Concepts offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, life, short-term disability, accident and critical illness coverage, paid time off, 12 paid holidays per year, 403(b) pension plan with agency match, and more
To Apply: visit www.community-concepts.org and clicking on the employment tab.
Community Concepts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Please request any necessary accommodations to participate in the application process.