With staff all over Cumberland County, Maine, Through These Doors regularly has job opportunities for people who want to join our dynamic, innovative team engaging in local, regional, and national efforts to end abuse and violence.

At TTD, we strive to create a productive, stimulating workplace that is open to new ideas. As an organization, we’re always evolving, informed by victims’ and survivors’ needs and changes in our community and the larger world. Employees who enjoy successful careers at TTD are those who enjoy challenges and thrive in a flexible culture.

Open Position: Lakes Region Community Advocate

Job Summary: The Lakes Region Community Advocate is responsible for providing services and supports to victims and survivors of domestic abuse and to developing and sustaining the Lakes Region coordinated community response to domestic abuse utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.

This position will be based at TTD’s Lakes Region Outreach Office. Travel throughout Cumberland County is required.

Prior experience and training are an advantage, though TTD values life experiences and provides comprehensive training for all new employees to fully perform advocacy functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide safety planning, support, crisis intervention, court advocacy and information and referral to community resources to victims and survivors of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.
  • Refer and link victims and survivors of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking to all TTD services including but not limited to emergency shelter, groups, legal resources, and face-to-face interactions.
  • Work with all who reach out to TTD to support and improve their understanding of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.
  • Encourage collaboration among providers, law enforcement, and healthcare to appropriately respond to DV in rural settings.
  • Develop and sustain Lakes Region coordinate community response to DV using a multidisciplinary approach including attending all monthly coordinated community response meetings.
  • Coordinate the efforts of the justice system, advocates, healthcare, and other community partners, including a focus on incorporating representatives of marginalized communities in the Lakes Region.
  • Partner on LE DV follow-up calls to victims and participate in monthly high risk meetings with CCSO and Bridgton Police Department.
  • Develop, publicize, and offer educational workshops and support groups for victims in the Lakes Region of Cumberland County.

Required Role on Helpline

All advocates and educators are required to provide on-call coverage for our 24-hour helpline including covering M-F and weekend daytime and overnight shifts, on a rotation, with frequency of shifts dictated by staffing and volunteer levels.  On-call responsibilities include serving on the front lines to answer helpline calls as they come through, completing shelter intakes as needed and providing support to our 16-bed emergency shelter, providing support and guidance for on-call volunteers, and seeking consultation from supervisors regarding complex calls. TTD fully trains all employees to fulfill this role, and additional on call pay rates apply.  When hiring, we consider if candidates will be a strong fit for our helpline, in addition to the role they are applying for.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Passion for social justice
  • Integrity, flexibility & creativity
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel to work related events and commitments
  • Curiosity and desire to learn about issues of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Positive communication skills
  • Basic computer competency
  • Embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion

Pay and Benefits

  • $19.44/hour with a commitment to an increase to $20.44/hour at the employees’ successful completion of one-year of employment with Through These Doors.
  • Medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance provided at no-cost for the employee to full-time employees.
  • Paid wellness hours
  • 27 days per year of earned time off in 1st year
  • 12 days per year of sick time
  • Retirement Plan – Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE)
  • Paid time off for voting
  • Mileage reimbursement for non-commuting work travel
  • Flexible work options

A note about our workplace: We are a dedicated and committed staff of advocates who believe in safety for all.  We value each other, respect each other, and laugh a lot.  We create a space that welcomes our authentic selves to the work alongside those experiencing abuse and violence in their homes while also holding offenders accountable and creating a community in which violence has no place.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The goal of TTD’s recruitment and hiring process is to achieve an excellent and balanced workforce with representation and participation from diverse sectors of our society.  TTD has a responsibility to our community and to victims and survivors of abuse to actively recruit and hire the best-qualified individuals that it can, and to do so in the context of its commitment to principles of diversity. TTD prioritizes candidates who speak multiple languages and bring a diverse set of skills and experiences to their work.

All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to religious creed, race, color, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Through These Doors is a nonprofit organization which receives funding from Maine DHHS, MaineHousing, local United Ways, Cumberland County, and your generous donations.

 

 

 

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Open Position: Shelter Advocate

Job Summary: The Shelter Advocate is responsible for providing services to residents of TTD’s shelter for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking, and for working as part of the Residential Services program to enhance the safety and well-being of families in TTD shelter. The advocate’s responsibilities are focused on safety, and support and connection with residents as well as shelter operations (grocery shopping, setting up rooms, organizing donations, etc).

This is a full-time (40-hour per week position). Ability to work some evening and weekend hours is required.

This position will be based at our shelter in Portland, ME. Some travel throughout Cumberland County required. Full and part-time schedules available.

Prior experience and training are an advantage, though TTD values life experiences and provides comprehensive training for all new employees to fully perform advocacy functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide safety planning, support, crisis intervention, and information and referral to community resources to victims and survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.
  • Refer and link victims and survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking to all TTD services including but not limited to emergency shelter, groups, legal resources, face-to-face interactions.
  • Link with and inform other shelter staff to ensure consistent information about residents of shelter.
  • Provide shelter residents with safety planning, support, crisis intervention, and information and referral to community resources, linking residents directly with TTD other services and supports.

Required Role on Helpline

All advocates and educators are required to provide on-call coverage for our 24-hour helpline including covering M-F and weekend daytime and overnight shifts, on a rotation, with frequency of shifts dictated by staffing and volunteer levels. On-call responsibilities include serving on the front lines to answer helpline calls as they come through, completing shelter intakes as needed and providing support to our 16-bed emergency shelter, providing support and guidance for on-call volunteers, and seeking consultation from supervisors regarding complex calls. TTD fully trains all employees to fulfill this role, and additional on call pay rates apply. When hiring, we consider if candidates will be a strong fit for our helpline, in addition to the role they are applying for.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Passion for social justice
  • Integrity, flexibility & creativity
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel to work related events and commitments
  • Curiosity and desire to learn about issues of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Positive communication skills
  • Basic computer competency
  • Embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion

Pay and Benefits

• $19.44/hour with a commitment to an increase to $20.44/hour at the employees’ successful completion of one-year of employment with Through These Doors.
• Medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance provided at no-cost for the employee to full-time employees.
• Paid wellness hours
• 27 days per year of earned time off in 1st year
• 12 days per year of sick time
• Retirement Plan – Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE)
• Paid time off for voting
• Mileage reimbursement for non-commuting work travel
• Flexible work options

A note about our workplace: We are a dedicated and committed staff of advocates who believe in safety for all. We value each other, respect each other, and laugh a lot. We create a space that welcomes our authentic selves to the work alongside those experiencing abuse and violence in their homes while also holding offenders accountable and creating a community in which violence has no place.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The goal of TTD’s recruitment and hiring process is to achieve an excellent and balanced workforce with representation and participation from diverse sectors of our society. TTD has a responsibility to our community and to victims and survivors of abuse to actively recruit and hire the best-qualified individuals that it can, and to do so in the context of its commitment to principles of diversity. TTD prioritizes candidates who speak multiple languages and bring a diverse set of skills and experiences to their work.

All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to religious creed, race, color, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Through These Doors is a nonprofit organization which receives funding from Maine DHHS, MaineHousing, local United Ways, Cumberland County, and your generous donations.

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Open Position: Young Adult Abuse Prevention Program (YAAPP) Educator

Job Summary: The YAAPP Educator is responsible for providing education and awareness activities on domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking to young adults in Cumberland County as part of TTD’s prevention program.

This position will be based at TTD’s Administrative Office in Cape Elizabeth with regular travel to schools (elementary, middle, high schools, colleges and universities) in Cumberland County.

Prior experience and training are an advantage, though TTD values life experiences and provides comprehensive training for all new employees to fully perform advocacy functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Assist in the development and provision of school based/youth prevention/ education activities, including presentations for faculty, students, and community groups.

• Provide education, training, presentations, and other activities to schools, community groups, and other venues with a focus on domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking, particularly but not exclusively as it relates to youth.

• Provide safety planning, support, crisis intervention, and information and referral to community resources to victims and survivors of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.

• Refer and link victims and survivors of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking to all TTD services including but not limited to emergency shelter, groups, legal resources, face-to-face interactions.

• Work with all who reach out to TTD to support and improve their understanding of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.

Required Role on Helpline

All advocates and educators are required to provide on-call coverage for our 24-hour helpline including covering M-F and weekend daytime and overnight shifts, on a rotation, with frequency of shifts dictated by staffing and volunteer levels. On-call responsibilities include serving on the front lines to answer helpline calls as they come through, completing shelter intakes as needed and providing support to our 16-bed emergency shelter, providing support and guidance for on-call volunteers, and seeking consultation from supervisors regarding complex calls. TTD fully trains all employees to fulfill this role, and additional on-call pay rates apply. When hiring, we consider if candidates will be a strong fit for our helpline, in addition to the role they are applying for.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

• Passion for social justice
• Integrity, flexibility & creativity
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to travel to work related events and commitments
• Curiosity and desire to learn about issues of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
• Positive communication skills
• Basic computer competency
• Embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion
• Experience with public speaking and group facilitation
• Comfortable and enthusiastic working with you and able to work with a wide range of people

Pay and Benefits

• $19.44/hour with a commitment to an increase to $20.44/hour at the employees’ successful completion of one-year of employment with Through These Doors.
• Medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance provided at no-cost for the employee to full-time employees.
• Paid wellness hours
• 27 days per year of earned time off in 1st year
• 12 days per year of sick time
• Retirement Plan – Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE)
• Paid time off for voting
• Mileage reimbursement for non-commuting work travel
• Flexible work options

A note about our workplace: We are a dedicated and committed staff of advocates who believe in safety for all. We value each other, respect each other, and laugh a lot. We create a space that welcomes our authentic selves to the work alongside those experiencing abuse and violence in their homes while also holding offenders accountable and creating a community in which violence has no place.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The goal of TTD’s recruitment and hiring process is to achieve an excellent and balanced workforce with representation and participation from diverse sectors of our society. TTD has a responsibility to our community and to victims and survivors of abuse to actively recruit and hire the best-qualified individuals that it can, and to do so in the context of its commitment to principles of diversity. TTD prioritizes candidates who speak multiple languages and bring a diverse set of skills and experiences to their work.

All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to religious creed, race, color, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Through These Doors is a nonprofit organization which receives funding from Maine DHHS, MaineHousing, local United Ways, Cumberland County, and your generous donations.

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Open Position: Housing and Resource Advocate

Job Summary: The Housing and Resource Advocate is responsible for providing advocacy services and case management to residents of TTD’s shelter for victims of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking and stalking. Additionally, the Housing and Resource Advocate is responsible for supporting residents in their efforts to achieve safe, stable housing in a short timeframe, and for working as part of the Residential Services program to enhance the safety and well-being of families in TTD shelter.

This position will be based at our shelter in Portland, ME but will include regular work within the community and residential housing. Regular travel throughout Cumberland County required.

Prior experience and training are an advantage, though TTD values life experiences and provides comprehensive training for all new employees to fully perform advocacy functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide safety planning, support, crisis intervention, and information and referral to community resources to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.
  • Refer and link victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking to all TTD services including but not limited to emergency shelter, groups, legal resources, face-to-face interactions.
  • Work with all who reach out to TTD to support and improve their understanding of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.
  • Provide shelter residents with safety planning, support, crisis intervention, and information and referral to community resources, linking residents directly with TTD other services and supports.
  • Assist shelter residents with developing and monitoring a plan for achieving safe, permanent housing in a timely way.

Required Role on Helpline

All advocates and educators are required to provide on-call coverage for our 24-hour helpline including covering M-F and weekend daytime and overnight shifts, on a rotation, with frequency of shifts dictated by staffing and volunteer levels. On-call responsibilities include serving on the front lines to answer helpline calls as they come through, completing shelter intakes as needed and providing support to our 16-bed emergency shelter, providing support and guidance for on-call volunteers, and seeking consultation from supervisors regarding complex calls. TTD fully trains all employees to fulfill this role, and additional on call pay rates apply. When hiring, we consider if candidates will be a strong fit for our helpline, in addition to the role they are applying for.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Passion for social justice
  • Integrity, flexibility & creativity
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel to work related events and commitments
  • Curiosity and desire to learn about issues of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Positive communication skills
  • Basic computer competency
  • Embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field or a bachelor’s degree in a non-social work field with at least one year case management experience

Pay and Benefits

• $19.44/hour with a commitment to an increase to $20.44/hour at the employees’ successful completion of one-year of employment with Through These Doors.
• Medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance provided at no-cost for the employee to full-time employees.
• Paid wellness hours
• 27 days per year of earned time off in 1st year
• 12 days per year of sick time
• Retirement Plan – Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE)
• Paid time off for voting
• Mileage reimbursement for non-commuting work travel
• Flexible work options

A note about our workplace: We are a dedicated and committed staff of advocates who believe in safety for all. We value each other, respect each other, and laugh a lot. We create a space that welcomes our authentic selves to the work alongside those experiencing abuse and violence in their homes while also holding offenders accountable and creating a community in which violence has no place.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The goal of TTD’s recruitment and hiring process is to achieve an excellent and balanced workforce with representation and participation from diverse sectors of our society. TTD has a responsibility to our community and to victims and survivors of abuse to actively recruit and hire the best-qualified individuals that it can, and to do so in the context of its commitment to principles of diversity. TTD prioritizes candidates who speak multiple languages and bring a diverse set of skills and experiences to their work.

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Through These Doors, PO Box 704, Portland, ME 04104 or email: [email protected]

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

Through These Doors is a nonprofit organization which receives funding from Maine DHHS, MaineHousing, local United Ways, Cumberland County, and your generous donations.

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Open Position: Development Associate

The Development Associate engages in specific activities to raise funds to advance TTD’s capacity to achieve its mission related to the issues of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) hourly position based out of our administrative office in Cape Elizabeth, ME and will include regular work in the office.

Prior experience and training are an advantage, though TTD values life experiences and provides comprehensive training for all new employees to fully perform advocacy functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a sustained giving program to encourage a stable and growing pool of individual donors who connect with TTD’s mission.
  • Maintain and improve TTD’s donor database to enhance the organization’s ability to seek and grow individual donor contributions.
  • Create, maintain, and perform the functions of an annual giving campaign for individual donors.
  • Integrate and monitor information comparability between donor database with other TTD financial systems.
  • Enhance TTD’s system of donor acknowledgements as part of the effort to encourage future donations and inform supporters of TTD’s mission.
  • Informed by the work of the CEP program, use media content (including social media), community events, fundraising opportunities, and other efforts to raise funds and visibility in the community.
  • Share responsibility for maintaining and updating TTD website for content and posts for the organization.
  • Develop and advance program of corporate support including sponsorship and donations.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Passion for social justice
  • Integrity, flexibility & creativity
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel to work related events and commitments
  • Willingness and ability work flexible hours and be punctual
  • Curiosity and desire to learn about issues of domestic abuse, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Positive communication skills
  • Reasoning ability. Good common sense with ability to solve practical problems
  • Basic computer competency
  • Embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Professionalism appropriate to the circumstances in attire, manner, and behavior

Pay and Benefits

  • $19.44/hour with a commitment to an increase to $20.44/hour at the employees’ successful completion of one-year of employment with Through These Doors.
  • Medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance provided at no-cost for the employee to full-time employees.
  • Paid wellness hours
  • 27 days per year of earned time off in 1st year
  • 12 days per year of sick time
  • Retirement Plan – Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE)
  • Paid time off for voting
  • Mileage reimbursement for non-commuting work travel
  • Flexible work options

A note about our workplace: We are a dedicated and committed staff of advocates who believe in safety for all.  We value each other, respect each other, and laugh a lot.  We create a space that welcomes our authentic selves to the work alongside those experiencing abuse and violence in their homes while also holding offenders accountable and creating a community in which violence has no place.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The goal of TTD’s recruitment and hiring process is to achieve an excellent and balanced workforce with representation and participation from diverse sectors of our society.  TTD has a responsibility to our community and to victims and survivors of abuse to actively recruit and hire the best-qualified individuals that it can, and to do so in the context of its commitment to principles of diversity. TTD prioritizes candidates who speak multiple languages and bring a diverse set of skills and experiences to their work.

All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to religious creed, race, color, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Through These Doors is a nonprofit organization which receives funding from Maine DHHS, MaineHousing, local United Ways, Cumberland County, and your generous donations.

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