Community Coordinator
Waterville, ME Social Services
Job Type

KVCAP has an opening for a full time (40 hours/week) Community Coordinator with the Family Enrichment Council in Kennebec County. 


  • Convene community conversations throughout Kennebec County.
  • Build public awareness of the role of promoting protective factors among families to prevent child abuse and neglect.
  • Build partnerships with other community organizations and facilitate the community advisory board. 
  • Facilitate annual community needs assessment and strategic planning process and develop a prevention plan to address the needs of the community and achieve reductions in county-level rates of child abuse and neglect. 
  • Carry out assigned prevention plan activities in collaboration with other Council staff and community partners including professional trainings, community education, and public awareness events.
  • Supervise Community Educators.

Benefits may include:

  • Paid holidays
  • Accrual of paid time off
  • Employer sponsored retirement plan
  • Health, life, dental/vision, and disability insurance options
  • Professional Development support
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field including public health and relations, social work, education and child development. 
  • Minimum of three years’' experience in project coordination and supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience in the prevention field and/or working knowledge of prevention theory and science.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences and stakeholders.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and collaborative leadership skills and the ability to facilitate meetings with broad based project partners to achieve shared objectives. 
  • Good mathematical skills for use in data collection, analysis, and reporting as well as the ability to gather, synthesize, and summarize a variety of information and data from many sources. 
  • Demonstrated cultural competence; a working knowledge of cultural and economic diversity and a working knowledge of the dynamics of children and families within the community.
  • Proficient with the use of a computer including Microsoft Office & Word.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include some weekends and evenings.
  • Have a valid Maine driver’s license and have use of a vehicle insured to State of Maine requirements and the ability to travel within Kennebec and Somerset counties.
  • Ability to pass State Bureau of Investigation, Department of Motor Vehicle, Department of Health and Human Services, Sex Offender Registry and Fraud background checks.
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