Family Service Advocate

  • Full-time
  • Rumford, ME
  • October 18, 2023

EMPLOYER: Community Concepts, Inc.



Our Children’s Services Department is hiring a Family Service Advocate (FSA) at our Chisholm Early Learning Center for August 2023. The FSA provides support while engaging with families in meeting both their children’s and family’s needs; advocates for families by working with other local social service agencies as needed; assists parents in obtaining appropriate medical and dental care for their children; supports parent engagement in center and community activities, committees and educational workshops; completes paperwork, reports, and maintains records and data on individual children. This position is 40 hours per week, generally following a school year calendar. Travel throughout the service area is required.

Benefits: Community Concepts offers dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability, accident, critical illness & hospital indemnity coverage, paid time off, up to 13 paid holidays per year, 403(b) pension plan with agency match, and more.

Community Concepts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. Qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Please request any necessary accommodations to participate in the application process.


To Qualify: High School diploma or G.E.D required; must have a credential in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field or obtain within 18 months of hire. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience coordinating parent activities; considerable stamina to regularly lift, bend, carry and perform other high-energy activities; and knowledge of community resources; a valid driver's license; telephone; computer/word-processing skills, preferably Microsoft Office; ability to function autonomously and as part of a team. Must obtain and maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Pre-employment physical, SBI, DMV, DHHS, Maine Sex Offender Registry, fingerprinting, and federal debarment background checks must be completed upon offer of hire and as a condition of employment.