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We are hiring 4 Advocates to join our Elder Service Connections Team! The people in these positions will provide advocacy, service linkage and case management for older adults referred from Maine Adult Protective Services.

 These are full-time positions which require: a) regular remote work in a home office; b) occasional travel for client visits; c) occasional travel for staff training, meetings or gatherings in Brunswick. Each Advocate will be responsible for working in a specific region, outlined below. Applicants choose the region for which they are applying.

Region 1: Aroostook, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington Counties

Region 2: Kennebec, Somerset, Lincoln, Knox, Waldo Counties

Region 3: Androscoggin, Oxford, Franklin Counties

Region 4: Cumberland, York, Sagadahoc Counties

 Specifically, the Advocate role employs a distinct model of intervention which includes:

  • Developing a collaborative working relationship with the client and family members, as appropriate;
  • Motivational interviewing to facilitate client openness to change;
  • Person-centered service planning and goal-setting;
  • Supported-decision making with clients, including those who may lack capacity;
  • Knowledge of relevant services and creation of potential referral networks;
  • Coordinating a teaming process; and,
  • Monitoring and recording progress toward client goals through internal tracking systems.

Advocates will be trained with specific skills/techniques to facilitate client engagement and develop collaborative working relationships with clients. Training will be provided in Motivational Interviewing, Supported Decision Making, Teaming, and Restorative Justice. Service plan development will involve a collaborative process with clients to create a client-led, person-centered path of intervention.

​Join our team and you can expect: to be both challenged and supported; the opportunity to grow professionally and be a part of the growth of a unique program; and the promise to meaningfully contribute to the lives of others in Maine and beyond.

Position includes: health and dental insurance, and generous paid time off.


We are hiring 4 Advocates to join our Elder Service Connections Team! The people in these positions will provide advocacy, service linkage and case management for older adults referred from Maine Adult Protective Services.

 These are…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 7, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

At least $40,000Starting salary of $40,000

Benefits

Benefits include health, dental, and generous paid time off.

Benefits include health, dental, and generous paid time off.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Brunswick, ME
Associated Location
Brunswick, ME 04011, USA

How to Apply

View complete position description here: http://bit.ly/AdvocatePD

Apply here: http://bit.ly/Advocateapp

View complete position description here: http://bit.ly/AdvocatePD

Apply here: http://bit.ly/Advocateapp

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