Job Opportunities

MCH is Seeking a Christmas Program Coordinator

The Development Office is looking to fill this lead position for the Christmas Program. This is a year-round position that will average 30 hours per week but could be as much 40 hours per week or more during the program peak times of November & December and substantially less during the early summer months. There will also be some evening and occasional weekend work during November and December.

General Description

To serve as Coordinator of the MCH Christmas Program. The Coordinator is responsible for reviewing and coordinating the Christmas Program applications and process, supporting clients in obtaining assistance they may need through the Christmas Program, other MCH Programs, or through community resources as identified through the application process. The Coordinator is also responsible for the training and supervision of volunteers, implementing the entire program process including the packing and distribution process, managing inventory, working with the Development Team on marketing and promotion and participating in community conversations and messaging regarding the Christmas Program. The Coordinator will work closely with social work interns and/or MCH social workers who will assess the need for additional supports for clients where a need has been identified.

Education/Experience

Associates Degree preferred with experience in a social service environment. Must possess ability to handle a variety of tasks as the same time; Must have ability to organize groups to achieve goals; A strong background in inventory management or other experience that required a high level of detail and analysis. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong organizational ability, initiative.  Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and be able to handle stressful situations where multi-tasking is essential. The work schedule will require some evening work and potentially occasional weekend days, primarily during late November/December.  Must have above average technology skills and abilities, specifically with Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

Pay Range:  $18.50 - $19.50 per hour.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Diana Rafuse, Director of Operations at drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org by Friday, June 11, 2021.  Full job description available on request.

Maine Children’s Home is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


 

MCH is Seeking Counselors

The Turner Family Counseling Center is excited to share that we have positions open on our staff for counselors. We offer several schedule choices to allow staff flexibility in designing how they work:

  • Full or close to full-time positions. Pay and hours vary with your choice of billable options.
  • Telehealth only positions are available for fully licensed clinicians.
  • Hybrid positions that are a mix of in-person client visits and telehealth client visits.  

We need dedicated, passionate professionals who want to join our team in providing outpatient therapy to young children and their families, in a variety of environments. We would love to add counselors to our staff who are interested in or experienced in working with adoptive or foster families. Our counseling center team is welcoming and provides an environment that supports professional and personal growth.

We support our counselors in advancing their skills and abilities in trauma focused treatment approaches by continually seeking out training opportunities to bring to our campus. We also offer an exciting opportunity for on-site play therapy training as we are an Approved Provider Site of play therapy continuing education. It is our goal to keep our counselors’ skills current so that we can offer the most effective treatment possible. 

The Turner Family Counseling Center is a program of Maine Children’s Home located in Waterville, Maine. 

Requirements

At least 2 years of experience in professional counseling with children and families. Experience in working with young children is desired as well as a personal interest in increasing skills in play therapy, and other evidenced-based models of treatment, including trauma-focused approaches. Experience working with adoptive and foster families is highly desirable.

Benefits

Competitive compensation package including paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time, health insurance, dental insurance, incentives, company paid life and disability, and an opportunity to participate in a 403b retirement plan.

Education

Fully licensed LCSW or LCPC preferred, but we will also consider conditionally licensed professionals.

Apply

For more information or to apply, please contact:

Diana Rafuse, Director of Operations – drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org

207-873-4253


Are you interested in working with The Maine Children’s Home to build and strengthen families and their children?

We have many experienced and dedicated staff members who have a tremendous passion for helping children and their families and as the agency continues to grow, we’re interested in hearing from people who share that passion.

Job openings will be posted here as they become available, but you can always email your qualifications to Diana Rafuse at drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org.