Join the Team

There are so many ways be a part of Partners for Peace and to help us change attitudes, save lives, and end abuse. Job listings will be posted below as they become available. Or take a look at our volunteer, work-study, or internship opportunities. We hope to hear from you!

Career Opportunities – Updated April 27, 2021

 

Advocate Positions. Partners for Peace invites applications for the Rural Advocate and Rural Outreach Advocate. These positions require highly motivated and professional individuals with great empathy and excellent communication skills. These positions are hourly and work within a 40 hour work week between the hours of 8am-5pm and predictable overnight and weekend work related to the 24-hour helpline. These positions are based in Dover-Foxcroft, Millinocket OR Newport with frequent travel required. Starting pay range is $34,000-37,000  annually, depending on experience and generous benefits including health, dental and vision, an employer-sponsored Flexible Spending and Health Savings Account, paid time off benefits, including 13 paid holidays annually. Please see the full job posting below for more details. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and positions will remain open until filled.

Multiple Advocate Positions Posting 4.27.21

 

Coordinator Positions. Partners for Peace invites applications for the following positions: Groups Coordinator and Helpline Coordinator. These positions require highly motivated and organized professionals with leadership experience. Both positions are hurly and based in Bangor. 40 hour work week between the hours of 8am-5pm and predictable overnight and weekend work related to the 24-hour helpline. Starting pay range is $38,000-41,000 annually, depending on experience and generous benefits including health, dental and vision, an employer-sponsored Flexible Spending and Health Savings Account, paid time off benefits, including 13 paid holidays annually. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and positions will remain open until filled. See job posting below for more details:

Multiple Coordinator Positions Job Posting 4.26.21

 

Manager Positions. Partners for Peace invites applications for the following positions: Advocacy Services Program Manager, Legal & Justice Services Program Manager and Shelter Program Manager. These middle management positions require highly motivated and professional individuals with  leadership experience, preferably in social services field. Both positions are exempt and work a normal work week between the hours of 8am-5pm with some evening and weekend work expectations that are predictable. Positions are based in Bangor. Starting pay range is $45,000 – 48,000 annually, depending on experience and generous benefits including health, dental and vision, an employer-sponsored Flexible Spending and Health Savings Account, paid time off benefits, including 13 paid holidays annually. Please see the full job posting below for more details. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and positions will remain open until filled. See job posting below for more details:

Multiple Manager Positions Posting 4.26.21

 

Director Positions. Partners for Peace invites applications for the following positions: Director of Finance and Director of Human Resources. These director positions require highly motivated and professional individuals with significant administrative leadership experience, preferably in the non-profit sector. Both positions are exempt and work a normal work week between the hours of 8am-5pm with some evening and weekend work expectations that are predictable. Positions are based in Bangor. Starting pay range is $52,000 – 55,000 annually, depending on experience and generous benefits including health, dental and vision, an employer-sponsored Flexible Spending and Health Savings Account, paid time off benefits, including 13 paid holidays annually. Please see the full job posting below for more details. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and positions will remain open until filled. See job posting below for more details:

Multiple Director Positions Posting 

 

Bookkeeper. Partners for Peace is seeking an experienced and detailed-oriented bookkeeper to assist with the daily financial activities of the organization. The Bookkeeper is a part-time 24 hour work-week, non-exempt position with a starting pay of $18.00-$20.00 per hour depending on experience and education plus generous benefits. The full job ad and job description can be found below. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until filled.

Book Keeper Job Posting 

Bookkeeper Job Description

 

Internship Opportunities

Are you interested in working directly with people affected by abuse? How about learning about the court system? Helping with nonprofit public relations? We work with area universities and colleges to provide internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate level students.

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Helpline Internship

  • Includes answering calls that come in to our 24-hour helpline. No matter when someone calls, a helpline worker is there, ready to listen and to offer support and information about domestic abuse, safety planning, and our other services.
  • Prerequisite: Mandatory 45-hour core advocacy training prior to internship.
  • Must be able to devote approximately 8 hours a week to the internship.
  • Potential fall semester interns must apply by May 30. Potential spring semester interns must apply by September 30. Potential summer semester interns need apply by January 30.

Transitional Housing (TH) Internship

  • Tasks may include, but are not limited to: assisting in maintaining the Community Center, helping with monthly Community Meeting, assisting with case management, and taking hotline shifts.
  • Prerequisite: 45-hour core advocacy training, which can be completed during the internship.
  • Must be able to devote approximately 10 hours per week to the internship.
  • Internship typically begins in the fall semester and ends in the spring. Please note that we need a two-semester commitment, regardless of the start time. Potential interns must apply by May 30 for the start of a fall internship.

 Shelter Internship

  • Tasks may include, but are not limited to: accepting, organizing, and distributing community donations; helping to coordinate shelter maintenance; and assisting with children’s groups.
  • Prerequisite: Attendance at the first two sessions of our 45-hour core advocacy training and may require kid worker training.
  • Must devote approximately 10 hours a week to the internship.
  • Potential fall semester interns must apply by May 30. Potential spring semester interns must apply by Sept. 30. Potential summer semester interns need apply by Jan. 30.

Community Response Program (CRP) Internship

  • Tasks include assisting with our annual Library Campaign and other Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities. Other tasks may include, but are not limited to: assisting with the fall newsletter and/or appeal, assisting with planning for the annual meeting, assisting with website and materials maintenance, or doing community outreach. May also complete hotline training and do hotline shifts.
  • Prerequisite: This internship requires attending at least the first two sessions of our 40-hour hotline training.
  • Must be able to devote approximately 8 hours a week to the internship.
  • Potential interns must apply by May 30.

Legal Program Internships

  • Tasks include court monitoring and court outreach, in-office legal advocacy, and information gathering (including gathering and cross referencing data from police reports and Violence Intervention Program reports).
  • Prerequisite: 45-hour core advocacy training. One-semester interns must complete the training prior to beginning the internship; two-semester interns may complete the training during the first semester of the internship.
  • Must be able to devote approximately 8 hours a week to the internship.
  • Potential fall semester interns must apply by May 30. Potential spring semester interns must apply by Sept. 30. Potential summer semester interns need apply by Jan. 30.

Work Study

We also have work-study opportunities available through the University of Maine system and Husson University. Work-study students usually help out as hotline workers or kid workers and, like our interns, must first complete the mandatory 45-hour core advocacy training.

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Hotline Worker

  • Includes answering calls that come in to our 24-hour hotline. No matter when someone calls, a hotline worker is there, ready to listen and to offer support and information about domestic abuse, safety planning, and our other services.
  • Prerequisite: Mandatory 45-hour core advocacy training prior to internship.

Kid Worker

  • Provide supportive, age-appropriate activities for children whose parents and guardians use our services. During the week, we run various kids’ groups—a homework support group and a preschool group for children in our transitional housing program as well as a children’s group that meets while parents and guardians attend their own weekly support group.
  • Supervise and play with the children and mentor kids who are going through a hard time and who need positive role models. Training is on an as-needed basis. We hope you’ll think about joining the team!