With staff all over Cumberland County Maine, Through These Doors regularly has job opportunities for people who want to be part of a dynamic and innovative organization engaging in local, regional, and national efforts to end abuse and violence. At TTD we strive to create a workplace that is productive, stimulating, and open to new ideas. As an organization, TTD is always evolving, informed by the needs of victims and survivors of abuse and by 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: Housing and Resource Advocate

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.  This is a full-time (40 hours per week- different schedules available) hourly position starting at $16.00 per hour.  Through These Doors offers a generous benefit package for all eligible employees including health and dental coverage, earned time off, sick time, life insurance and pension.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, & OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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
  • Successful completion of TTD helpline training, and participation in on-going education and training (post-hire)
  • Valid Maine driver’s license and automobile insurance
  • Satisfactory responses from government agencies to required background checks
  • Training on MaineHousing systems and reports to support homelessness initiatives as it relates to TTD’s mission (post-hire)
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer competency

Through These Doors is seeking candidates who represent the diversity of the communities we serve.

To Apply: Please include resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references by 5:00pm on June 25, 2020.

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 Evening Advocate

The Shelter Evening Advocate is responsible for, in the evening/overnight and/or weekend hours, 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. In relation to daytime shelter staff, the evening shift’s responsibilities are more focused on safety, and support and connection with residents than on longer term planning.  This is a full-time (40-hour per week position however part-time interest will be considered).  Ability to work evenings/overnight hours and weekends is required. Compensation starting at $16.00 per hour. TTD offers a generous benefit package for all eligible employees including health and dental coverage, earned time off, sick time, life insurance and pension.

EDUCATION, TRAINING & OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma
  • Successful completion of TTD hotline training, and participation in on-going education and training (post-hire)
  • Valid Maine driver’s license and automobile insurance
  • Satisfactory responses from government agencies to required background checks
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer competency

Through These Doors is seeking candidates who represent the diversity of the communities we serve. 

To Apply: Please include resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references by 5:00pm on June 25, 2020.

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: Community Based Youth Educator

The Community-Based Youth Educator is responsible for providing comprehensive prevention, intervention, treatment, and response strategies for children, youth, and young adults and their non-abusing parents or caretakers who are exposed to and/or experiencing dating abuse, domestic violence, stalking, sex trafficking, and/or sexual assault. This position will implement TTD’s project ‘Maximizing Practices for LGBTQ+ Youth in Portland’ primarily based at Deering High School and serve as TTD’s internal resource on the issue of domestic and sexual violence and dating abuse of LGBTQ+ youth.

This position is based at TTD’s administrative office in Cape Elizabeth, ME and includes regular work in the Portland High Schools, especially Deering High School.  Travel throughout Southern Maine is required. This is a full-time hourly position starting at $16.00 per hour.  Through These Doors offers a generous benefit package for all eligible employees including full health and dental coverage, earned time off, sick time, life insurance and pension.

Education, Training & Other Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or three year’s relevant professional experience
  • Successful completion of TTD hotline training, and participation in on-going education and training (post-hire)
  • Valid Maine driver’s license and automobile insurance
  • Satisfactory responses from government agencies to required background checks
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Experience with public speaking and group facilitation
  • Comfortable and enthusiastic working with youth and able to work with a wide range of people
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer competency
  • Preference will be given to candidates who share the lived experience of those in the priority area of this project

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. 

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Through These Doors, PO Box 704, Portland, ME 04104 or email: [email protected] by July 10, 2020 at 5pm.

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

The Young Adult Abuse Prevention Program (YAAPP) Educator is responsible for providing education and awareness activities on domestic violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking to young adults in Cumberland County as part of TTD’s prevention program. This position is based at TTD’s administrative office in Cape Elizabeth, ME and includes regular work in the schools and greater community. Travel throughout Southern Maine is required. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) hourly position.  Compensation starting at $16.00 per hour.  TTD offers a generous benefit package for all eligible employees including health and dental coverage, earned time off, sick time, life insurance and pension.

TTD’s YAAPP program addresses the root causes of intersectional oppressions and deconstructs violent frameworks to bridge the personal and the political and empower individuals to create social change. Our work encourages relationships based on equality and empathy and strives to create a community of active bystanders.

Education, Training & Other Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or three year’s relevant professional experience
  • Successful completion of TTD hotline training, and participation in on-going education and training (post-hire)
  • Valid Maine driver’s license and automobile insurance
  • Satisfactory responses from government agencies to required background checks
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Experience with public speaking and group facilitation
  • Comfortable participating in theater for educational purposes and can believably portray a young adult in a skit
  • Comfortable and enthusiastic working with youth and able to work with a wide range of people
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer competency

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. 

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Through These Doors, PO Box 704, Portland, ME 04104 or email: [email protected] by 5:00pm on July 10, 2020.

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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