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Seafarers' Friend Welcome Center Paid Internship

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El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Portland, ME
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Seafarers’ Friend is a regional non-profit organization providing physical, social, emotional, and spiritual support to seafarers arriving in New England ports. Our mission is to provide compassionate support, practical assistance, and essential services to international seafarers, ensuring their well-being, dignity, and safety while they are away from home.

Job Description:

The intern will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of active maritime ministry and nonprofit management within the Seafarers’ Friend organization. This includes but is not limited to: interacting with international seafarers in the field via ship visits and within the Portland Seafarer Center; working closely with Seafarers’ Friend staff, volunteers, interns, affiliate partners, and allies in the greater Portland community; and carrying out the daily operations of an historically rich, faith-based nonprofit organization. Interns will also participate in educational and professional pursuits to inform their vocational discernment and holistic growth, through in-person support and supervision as well as online training facilitated by NAMMA. The following is an inclusive but not exhaustive list of tasks and activities to be delivered over the duration of the placement:

  • Promote seafarer welfare via ship visits and direct support services within the Portland Maine Seafarer Center.
  • Participate in the implementation and development of the flagship Portland package pickup program. 
  • Support general operations of a growth-focused nonprofit organization via administration, communication, marketing, social media, and volunteer engagement.
  • Network with community partners including local and regional educational institutions, faith based organizations, businesses, maritime agencies, and others in support of the maritime industry and community development. 
  • Receive direct supervision and support from Seafarers’ Friend and NAMMA in pursuit of the interns’ professional development.
  • Attend the NAMMA Annual Conference, September 24-26, 2024.  


Schedule: Flexible, part time up to 30 hours/week.  Might include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and special events. 


Salary Range: $18-$20 per hour


Location: Principal work responsibilities will be at the Seafarer Center located at 305 Commercial Street, Portland ME.


Skills, Education and Experience

  • Ability to work with and serve those from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Moderate proficiency in computer applications (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.) and Internet tools.
  • Ability to operate both independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated aptitude to comprehend directions and to perform assignments with minimal supervision.
  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively in a faith-based ecumenical setting.
  • Current enrollment in or completion of a degree from an accredited university in any major preferred but not required.
  • Non-profit or para-ecclesiastical experience, lay or ordained, is not required, but might be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of or experience with the maritime world is advantageous.


Applications will be electronically taken at portchaplain-portlandme@seafarersfriend.org. Please include the following:

i. A brief cover letter

ii. A copy of your C.V. 

iii. Two references 


Contact information: Rev. Tom Kircher

(207) 252-3899

portchaplain-portlandme@seafarersfriend.org

Seafarers’ Friend is a regional non-profit organization providing physical, social, emotional, and spiritual support to seafarers arriving in New England ports. Our mission is to provide compassionate support, practical assistance, and…

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305 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101, USA
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