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Maine Family Planning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE NOTE: Benefits for each of the following positions vary but may include: health insurance, vision, dental, life insurance, short and long term insurance & 403 (b) pension, vacation, sick and holiday pay.

Reproductive Empowerment Project Education Coordinator

The Reproductive Empowerment Project (REP) intends to improve education and access to reproductive health services for substance-using and other high-risk people of child-bearing age to produce positive personal and public health outcomes.

The REP Education Coordinator will establish collaborative working relationships with a wide array of organizations in Northern Maine (Bangor/north) serving opioid-dependent and other hard-to-reach women of childbearing age, including needle exchange programs, domestic violence shelters, intensive outpatient programs, and pre-release programs designed to serve incarcerated female inmates about to end their sentences of confinement. Through these organizations, the REP Education Coordinator will provide educational sessions and coordinate telehealth encounters between patients of these programs and Maine Family Planning (MFP) clinicians.

This is a full-time position based out of our Bangor office.

 Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree preferred and /or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in either reproductive health or services related to substance use disorders.
  • Knowledge and understanding of some combination of the following: reproductive health care services, substance use disorders/harm reduction practices, and domestic violence. Training on reproductive health care services can be arranged for the right candidate.
  • Proven ability to build trusting relationships with populations who experience social stigma, including but not limited to people who: use drugs (including pregnant women); have been/currently are incarcerated; have experienced sexual exploitation, trafficking, and/or domestic and sexual violence; and/or have experienced homelessness.
  • Passion for and willingness to uphold the tenets of MFP’s mission, including respect for all patients’ bodily autonomy, individual right to privacy, and the right to make decisions about pregnancy that include accessing abortion.
  • Willingness to learn and regularly utilize internal computing and technical systems for hosting telehealth appointments, client tracking and data recording. Training will be provided.
  • Demonstrated experience working on cooperative projects with community partners and healthcare providers.
  • Excellent communication and group facilitation and process skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and management skills.
  • Strong data collection skills.
  • Proven ability to be flexible and creative, and to exercise good judgment when navigating complex situations.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.

WIC Breastfeeding Counselor

The WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor is a support person who gives basic breastfeeding information and encouragement to WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.  This is a part-time, grant funded position for one day a week in Machias.

Qualifications:

  • Has preferably successfully breastfed at least one infant for at least 6 months (does not have to be currently breastfeeding).
  • Is enthusiastic about breastfeeding and wants to help breastfeeding mothers enjoy a positive experience.
  • Agrees to work the part-time hours required for the position.
  • Completes the training sessions required to become and continue as a WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor.
  • After completion of BFPC training, observes other peer counselors or lactation consultants (for at least one-half day) as they help mothers with breastfeeding. Reads assigned books, views DVD’s and material about breastfeeding.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and exercise good judgment with WIC clients.

Telehealth Medical Assistant

Maine Family Planning is seeking a Telehealth Medical Assistant to work in our Augusta office.  The Medical Assistant, as part of the health care team, will assist family planning providers in the delivery of clinical care and administrative tasks for our telehealth family planning and abortion patients.  This is a full-time position.

Qualifications:

  • Certification from an accredited Medical Assistant training program preferred.
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, HIPAA and CLIA guidelines.
  • Experience working with electronic medical records.
  • Competency in Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, communication and collaboration tools.
  • General knowledge and ability to troubleshoot computer issues.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Excellent customer service skills and professional demeanor at all times.

Director of Development

The Director of Development is responsible for building a broad public program to make the case for Maine Family Planning that leads to financial support of our mission.  This is a full-time position.

Qualifications:

  • Work requires communications, writing, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree program.  Advanced degree emphasizing social science and research preferred.
  • Ability to translate emerging patient needs into persuasive proposals to support new program development.
  • Work requires abilities generally acquired through seven years of development experience.  Capital campaign experience preferred.
  • Experience working with volunteer boards, major donors, community-based agencies, foundations and committees.
  • Experience managing and directing a multi-year campaign preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience developing internal and external communications for a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to organize resources, administer a budget, excellent written and communication and public speaking skills.  Ability to be goal-orientated is necessary.
  • Ability to work interdependently, with minimal supervision, and cooperatively with all departments.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, research, and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills working in databases.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing and assembling grant proposals and reports for both private and government funders.
  • Demonstrated experience in grants management.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

Alissa Boynton, Human Resources Manager
Maine Family Planning
P.O. Box 587
Augusta, ME 04332