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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.
Vice President of Fund Development
The Vice President of Development is responsible for building a broad public program to make the case for Maine Family Planning that leads to financial support of its mission.
This is a full time position located in Augusta. The VP of Development reports directly to the CEO/President.
- 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.
- Work requires abilities generally acquired through seven years of experience. Development and capital campaign experience required.
- Experience working with volunteer boards, major donors, community-based agencies, foundations and committees.
- Experience managing and directing a multi-year capital campaign.
- Demonstrated experience developing internal and external communications for a wide range of audiences.
- Ability to organize resources, administer a budget, excellent written communication and public speaking skills. Ability to be goal-oriented is necessary.
- Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and cooperatively with all departments.
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, research, and planning skills.
- Demonstrated computer skills working in databases and word processors.Demonstrated experience in writing and assembling grant proposals and reports for both private and government funders.
- Demonstrated experience in grants management.
To engage Maine people about the importance of voting to protect current state-level laws that ensure access to a full range of reproductive health care services, particularly for low-income residents. Canvassers will talk with hundreds of Mainers about their values around health care access and reproductive rights, while listening and learning what motivates or deters people from voting, and how people understand and talk about our issues.
Maine Family Planning is seeking a team of Canvassers to work 18 hours a week in the following areas: Mid-coast area, within an hour radius of Bangor and within an hour radius of Lewiston. Positions are from the end of August through October.
- Ability and willingness to engage with a diverse population.
- Strong communication skills.
- Enthusiastic support and understanding of the MFP mission with the ability to be comfortable with all services offered by MFP.
- Professional and calm demeanor when confronted with a difference of opinion or an issue while performing essential job responsibilities.
- A valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a reliable vehicle preferred.
- Access to a smart phone preferred but not required.
The hourly rate for this position is $15.00 hour to include mileage reimbursement.
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 Central, Northern, and Down east counties in Maine, 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.
- 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
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
Alissa Boynton, Human Resources Manager
Maine Family Planning
P.O. Box 587
Augusta, ME 04332