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Lifespan Opportunities in Washington and Hancock Counties

Employment Opportunities

Human Resources Phone: 207-664-2424
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Employment Forms

Location: Hancock County

Downeast Community Partners is hiring a part-time (20 hrs. /wk.) RN for our Nurse Home Visiting Program in Hancock County with the potential of also working in Washington County. 

Responsibilities include: Direct work with mothers experiencing a high-risk, medically complicated pregnancy and infants born with medical complications, along with well-child assessment and outreach throughout our coverage area.  Successful applicant will plan, develop, and coordinate client care with hospitals, medical providers, and social service agencies to ensure necessary services are delivered; offer support and encouragement, identify potential issues, educate families on safety and risks, and contact appropriate resources and agencies in order to respond to family and client needs. 

Varied work hours are occasionally necessary, including weekends and evenings when a client crisis requires intervention. Travel outside Hancock and Washington Counties is sometimes necessary. 

Required skills include:

Prenatal, postpartum, and pediatric experience.

The ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and have excellent time       management skills. 

 A strong desire to help families, meet them where they are at, and assist in barrier removal

 Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills. 

 

Education required:

Active RN license required (BSN preferred)

Community Health, and Nurse Bridging experience is a plus.

To Apply, please send resume, letter of interest (including position for which you are applying) and three professional references to Human Resources Department, Downeast Community Partners, PO Box 648, Ellsworth, ME 04605

Location: Ellsworth

Downeast Community Partners is seeking a Center Coordinator/Family Advocate who will oversee services for several Head Start/Pre-K collaborations in Hancock county.  This is a full-time, school year position. We are looking for an experienced early childhood professional with strong communication skills and supervisory experience to provide leadership, support and guidance to a team of preschool teachers and infant/toddler caregivers.

Establishes and maintains professional relationships with families, and other providers that interface with the program. Ensures compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, and licensing regulations.

Three years’ experience in management, direct supervision and monitoring required. A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Human Development, Social Services, Early Childhood Development or related field preferred. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and effective communication skills required. Familiarity with local early intervention and community resources preferred.

Competitive pay plus generous benefits package.

Location: Milbridge, with travel to Washington and Hancock counties

Downeast Community Partners (DCP) is seeking a full-time Weatherization Technician with full
benefits, including health insurance, disability insurance, retirement, and paid-time off, to join its
operations. The Weatherization Technician works as a part of the weatherization team to install
measures designed to improve the energy efficiency of homes. This position performs direct service installs, including installation of home weatherization materials, minor carpentry repairs, repairs to stop cold air infiltration,
and associated record keeping. The position is based out of Milbridge, with travel in Washington and Hancock counties. Some overnight travel may be required. Technicians interact with the public and customers in a courteous manner and present a neat appearance on the work site.


Successful candidate will be highly motivated to work, effective in a teamwork environment and committed to safety. Required skills include familiarity with construction power tools and basic knowledge of residential dwellings and basic building science. Prior experience with weatherization materials and services is a plus as is actual home construction experience. Candidate must have clean driving record, pass a criminal background check, and have a high school diploma or equivalency.

Location: Hancock and Washington counties

We are seeking part-time drivers for Hancock and Washington counties. We provide transportation to low-income, elderly, as well as the general public. Our vehicles are easy to operate and require no special license, just a good driving record and a desire to provide safe and pleasant transportation to the people we serve. Flexible schedules available.

Candidate must have clean driving record, pass criminal and child protective background checks, meet drug and alcohol testing requirements, and not have an active record on the System for Award Management (SAM) website.

Location: See description

Ellsworth

The Ellsworth Early Care and Education Center is seeking an assistant teacher.  The position will be located at 18 Avery Lane.  The position is 40 hours per week during the year-round.  Responsible to assist the Preschool Teacher to plan and implement an early childhood education program for children in accordance with agency practices, policies and procedures. Responsible for promoting school readiness, parent engagement and ensuring the health and safety of children.

Machias

The Flaherty Early Care and Education Center is seeking an assistant teacher. The position will be located at the University of Maine at Machias. The position is 40 hours per week during the year-round. Responsible to assist the Preschool Teacher to plan and implement an early childhood education program for children in accordance with agency practices, policies and procedures. Responsible for promoting school readiness, parent engagement and ensuring the health and safety of children.

Trenton

Trenton PRe-K and Head Start is seeking an assistant teacher. The position will be located at the Trenton Elementary School. The position is 40 hours per week during the year-round. Responsible to assist the Preschool Teacher to plan and implement an early childhood education program for children in accordance with agency practices, policies and procedures. Responsible for promoting school readiness, parent engagement and ensuring the health and safety of children. This position is for 40 hours per week, 40 weeks per year.

An Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development is preferred. Completion of a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential within two years of hire is required without an Associate's degree. DCP offers competitive pay plus a generous benefit package.


To apply, send resume, 3 professional references and letter of interest indicating the position for which you are applying to Human Resource Director, Downeast Community Partners, P.O. Box 648, Ellsworth, ME 04605 or you may e-mail resumes@downeastcommunitypartners.org.

Location: St Croix Early Care and Education Center, Calais

Family Advocate for the Calais Early Care and Education program. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating health, social service and parent involvement and activities of all families enrolled in the child development program in partnership with Site Manager and teaching staff. Responsible for completion of child health and family services records, child tracking, case management, Family Strength and Needs assessments, and development of Family Partnership plans.


Requirements
A minimum of three years experience in social service field required.


Social Service Competency Based Training Certification (SSCBT) or degree in Social Services or related field preferred.


Benefits
We offer 13 paid holidays, PTO time, and two weeks vacation in the first year. Company paid health and life insurances for the employee and opportunity to participate in family health, dental, and vision insurances, and short-term disability insurance and retirement plan.

Location: See description

Infant/Toddler Caregiver for the St. Croix Early Care & Education Program, located on the campus of Washington County Community College.

Infant/Toddler Caregiver for the Ellsworth Early Care & Education Program, located at 18 Avery Lane Ellsworth.

This is a full-time year round position. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing meaningful relationships with parents and their young children that will enhance the bond between parent and child. Also responsible to plan and implement, in partnership with families, a responsive curriculum and classroom environment that promotes optimal growth and development of infants and toddlers in a full-day, full-year program. 

Education and Experience:  At a minimum, an Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA) or comparable credential.  Must have experience working with infants/toddlers in a classroom environment and strong organization and communication skills.

Location: Washington County

Downeast Community Partners is hiring a per-diem RN for our Nurse Home Visiting/Bridging Program in Washington County.

The Program works with mothers experiencing a high-risk, medically complicated pregnancy and infants born with medical complications, along with well-child assessment and outreach throughout Washington County

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, possess the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, have a strong desire to help families, meet them where they are at, and assist in barrier removal. The flexibility to work varied hours, including weekends and evenings, when a client crisis requires intervention, and travel outside Washington County is sometimes necessary.

Key responsibilities include:

Planning, developing and coordinating client care with hospitals, medical providers, and social service agencies to ensure necessary services are delivered

Offering continued support and encouragement, identify potential issues, educate families on safety and risks, and contact appropriate resources and agencies in order to respond to family and client needs.

Required skills include:

  • An active RN license required (BSN preferred)
  • Prenatal, postpartum, and pediatric nursing experience.
  • A history of strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Community Health, Nurse Bridging and/or management experience, a plus.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to the address at the bottom of the page.

Location: Blue Hill

Friendship Cottage is an Adult Day Program in Blue Hill, Maine. DCP is seeking to enlarge their Per Diem pool for CNA/CRMA.

The CNA/CRMA is responsible for the direct care of consumers receiving services. The position will be responsible for participating in the provision of a safe and secure environment and personal care assistance.

Qualifications: Applicants for CNA/CRMA must be currently licensed. Prior nursing/assisted living facility experience preferred. Must be able to work Saturdays on occasion, willing to transport consumers, have clean driving record, reliable transportation, and pass criminal background check.

Location: See description

Ellsworth (2 positions)

Located at the Early Care and education Center on Avery Lane.  Excellent career opportunity for those desiring to promote the growth and development of young children in a center based program. Successful candidate will be responsible for design and implementation of a program in a center-based classroom for 3-5 year-old children in conjunction with other center staff. Year round, 40 hours per week.  

Located at the Ellsworth Elementary and Middle School. Excellent career opportunity for those desiring to promote the growth and development of young children in a school based program. Successful candidate will be responsible for design and implementation of a program in a center-based classroom for 3-5 year-old children in conjunction with other center staff. 35 hours per week, 33 weeks per year. 

Trenton (1 Position)

Located at the Trenton Elementary School. Excellent career opportunity for those desiring to promote the growth and development of young children in a school based program. Successful candidate will be responsible for design and implementation of a program in a center-based classroom for 3-5 year-old children in conjunction with other center staff. 40 hours per week, 40 weeks per year. 

Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with 2 years' experience working with young children required.


Competitive pay plus generous benefit package. To apply send resume, letter of interest indicating position for which you are applying, and three professional references to Human Resource Department, Downeast Community Partners, P.O. Box 648, Ellsworth, ME  04605 or e-mail resumes@downeastcommunitypartners.org.

Location: See Description

DCP is hiring for the part-time (20 hours/wk) position of Resource Coordinator.  This position is a combination of social work and administrative work.  The successful candidate will work with individuals and families who are economically vulnerable, providing assistance and support in managing the challenges they are experiencing.  Duties include phone and in-person contact with those seeking help, making connections with resources in the community, filling out and organizing paperwork both hard copies and on the computer, assistance with data tracking and program reports.  Works closely with other staff. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field; LSW preferred
  • An understanding of and positive regard for individuals and families living in poverty
  • Demonstrated ability to assist other persons in identifying and addressing issues and needs
  • Experience and/or demonstrated ability to function well in a helping relationship with other persons, and to maintain appropriate boundaries
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as work closely with other staff
  • Computer and organizational skills
  • Two years’ experience assisting families and individuals living in poverty
  • Thorough knowledge of theory and practice of casework

Applications

Applications may be obtained from:
Downeast Community Partners
248 Bucksport Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Phone: 207-664-2424
Email: resumes@downeastcommunitypartners.org

Applications and resumes should be submitted to:
Human Resources, Downeast Community Partners
PO Box 648
Ellsworth, ME 04605

For questions on a specific posting, please call Human Resources at (207) 610-5136.

You may also download the Employment Application at the link below. Use this application for any jobs posted to this site. For more information, please contact Human Resources.

Benefits

For qualifying positions, DCP's excellent benefit package includes:

  • Group Health Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays

DCP is an equal opportunity employer.

Documents & Forms
DCP Offices

Toll-Free: 877-374-8396

Bucksport Road Office

248 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Avery Lane Office

18 Avery Lane, PO Box 648 , Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Machias Office

7 VIP Drive, Machias, ME 04654
207-259-5015 | Email

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