Employment Opportunities

Midcoast Maine Community Action

Midcoast Maine Community Action (MMCA), a human services agency, is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions.

Head Start Case Manager – Bath

Responsibilities include recruiting eligible children; helping families to identify family goals, strengths, and coordinating resources; assisting parents in developing parent committees, attending meetings. Applicants must have considerable knowledge of social services available to low-income families; demonstrated ability to work in crisis situations; ability to work independently and as a team member; effective communication skills; must have driver’s license and reliable vehicle. Bachelor Degree in Social Work or related field is required. Position is 37.5 hours per week.

Early Head Start Home Visitor – Bath

Responsible for providing a home-based Head Start program to pregnant women, parents and children birth to age three. Weekly home visits with families to deliver developmentally appropriate learning activities, education about health, nutrition and child development. Work with other team members to offer twice monthly socialization experiences for families. Assist families to achieve personal and family goals, identifying appropriate services and support. Maintain accurate and professional records. The position requires flexibility, good organizational skills and understanding of poverty. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a home based CDA credential or comparable credential or equivalent course work as part of an associate or bachelor degree. Position is 37.5 hours per week.

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                            DISABILITIES & MENTAL HEALTH COORDINATOR

 

MMCA, a large mid-coast human service agency, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the above position within our Early Head Start/Head Start Program.  Responsible for the planning, administration, implementation, and day-to-day management of the disabilities and mental health content areas. Collaborates with CDS and refers children who may need services. When they have been diagnosed, the coordinator monitors IEP development and the provision of services.  Supports teachers to integrate children with disabilities and mental health concerns into Head Start classrooms.  Coordinates with Mental Health Consultants to support children, parents and staff when children have behavioral or emotional difficulties.  Assists in maintaining individual records for Head Start children.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development or a closely related field; Master’s Degree in Education preferred with experience in Special Education.  Maine 282 certification strongly preferred.  Demonstrated ability to work with computers and related software (word processing, spreadsheet applications required); experience with database applications preferred.  Excellent oral/written communication skills required.  Ability to work as part of a collaborative, multi-specialty team essential.  Ability to communicate and function with various professional and community groups required.  Position is based in Bath.  Travel is required.  Position is 37.5 hours per week.

 

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HEALTH ASSISTANT

 

Midcoast Maine Community Action is looking for someone with proficiency in medical terminology to assist the Health Coordinator. The successful candidate will have an Associate Degree in Health/Medical Assistant or closely related field.  Comparable experience is also accepted. This person should also have experience and interest in child and family health care (Including, but not limited to, prevention, early intervention and health maintenance practices).  Other skills necessary include data entry, word processing database applications, and reporting; ability to communicate both orally and in writing with various community and professional groups; and the ability to organize and prioritize tasks. Candidate must also have a valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation. Candidate must also successfully complete a State Bureau of Information and DHHS Child Protective Services record check prior to starting employment. In this position one must maintain client and agency confidentiality. Position is based in Bath.  Travel is required.  Position is 37.5 hours per week.

 

Hourly range is $11.80 – $18.48 based on experience.

 

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Please forward a cover letter, resume with COMPLETE WORK HISTORY, and contact information for three professional references to Midcoast Maine Community Action, Attention: Personnel Services, 34 Wing Farm Parkway, Bath, ME  04530, via fax to (207)443-7447, or via e-mail to mmcacareers@mmcacorp.org.  All positions are open until filled.

Benefits: MMCA offers a comprehensive benefit package to all staff who work a minimum of 30 hours per week which includes: health and dental insurance, life, accidental death, long-term and short-term disability, paid vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a 403(b) plan contribution.

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Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, or physical, or mental disability.