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Children’s Advocacy Center Network Coordinator

Job Description

The Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA) is seeking a team member to join our creative, supportive, and energetic office. The Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) Network Coordinator is charged with managing the nationally accredited Maine Network of CACs; achieving its mission of improving services statewide for victims of child sexual abuse and exploitation; improving the statewide infrastructure to best respond to child victims of sexual abuse and exploitation; and supporting local providers as leaders in these efforts. The ideal team member understands or has worked with violence intervention or on complex social issues, is comfortable working with a wide range of partners, is enthusiastic about developing and delivering tools and training to and with local providers, and appreciates a high-paced work environment. A position description can be found on our website at mecasa.org/job-openings.html.

MECASA represents and serves Maine’s local sexual assault service providers and children’s advocacy centers, and provides training, technical assistance, and support to a wide range of sexual violence-related partners and community members. Our efforts include initiating and advocating for victim-centered public policy; providing expert training, technical assistance, and resources for providers and partners; and funding sexual assault service providers.

Diversity and inclusion are part of our organization’s core values; MECASA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status.

Awareness of and sensitivity to issues of sexual victimization
Experience providing direct human services or supporting those who do
Proven training and facilitation skills with multi‐disciplinary groups
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong writing and proofreading skills
Ability to work independently, and to show initiative and creativity
Comfort with and ability to multi‐task
Adaptability and love of learning
Desire to be an active participant in an energetic team
Familiarity with forensic interviewing and the CAC model preferred
ACCOUNTABILITY: Accountable to the Director of Program Planning and Performance


Our organization is committed to work/life balance and supporting the individuals with whom we work. The position’s starting salary range is $55,000 – $60,000 depending on relevant experience, skills, and expertise. The full salary range for program coordinators at MECASA is $55,000 -$67,000. This is a full-time, non-exempt position, based on 40 hours per week. However, the number of hours a week is negotiable. We offer paid holidays, vacation, sick time, and retirement package in keeping with industry norms, as well as a flexible schedule. Individual health insurance premiums are currently paid 100% by MECASA. We offer generous paid family medical leave.


Please submit a cover letter (address the job duties, minimum qualifications, and specific demonstrated experience) and resume or CV by September 29, 2023 to info@mecasa.org and include “CAC Network Coordinator” in the subject line. First round interviews (and possible second round interviews) are planned for October 2023. The ideal start date for this position is November 13, 2023.

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