Job Opportunities

The Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers in Waterville, Maine, features many experienced and dedicated staff members that have a tremendous passion for helping children and their families. Since the inception of our agency in 1899, we have made a difference in the lives of many children and families throughout the State of Maine.

As the agency continues to grow, we’re interested in hearing from people with the desire to build and strengthen families and their children.


Current Job Openings

Development Coordinator

Maine Children's Home is seeking candidates for the position of development coordinator. We need someone with a strong knowledge of nonprofit and fundraising marketing and proven experience in designing and managing donor development and relationships programs. We need someone with demonstrated experience in grant writing and foundation relationship building, and strong technology skills with familiarity with Microsoft products. We need someone who is able to create and deliver dynamic, creative, and engaging presentations and who possesses above-average communication and interpersonal skills.

The development coordinator is primarily responsible for the development and oversight of our Donor Relationship Program and for the development and expansion of our fundraising strategies that connect with our community and financially support the vision and mission of the organization. The coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing an Annual Fundraising Plan, identifying and cultivating donor prospects and relationships, building a stronger development team for the organization, and promoting the organization in the community. This position is salaried, 35 hours per week with benefits.

A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Philanthropy, Fundraising, Sales, Communications, or equivalent with a minimum of at least 3 years’ experience in a similar position is required.

Please send your resume and cover letter to drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org.

Media & Marketing Associate

Maine Children's Home is seeking candidates for the position of media & marketing associate. We are seeking an individual who can coordinate all of our marketing, advertising and social media strategies for our organization. The person in this position will drive the design, documentation and planning schedules for marketing strategy and interact with program staff on promotional activities. Fundraising events, special events and special projects also fall under this position. You will work closely with the executive director, development coordinator and the leadership team on marketing strategies.

A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or equivalent with a minimum of at least 3 years’ experience in a similar position is required. Our ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of nonprofit and fundraising marketing, demonstrated professional expertise in social media, and proven skills in using current digital technology such Facebook, Google, etc. and proficiency in Adobe and Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher. You must be highly organized, able to multitask and adhere to strict time lines. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be comfortable presenting to groups. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to accommodate organization’s needs.

This is an hourly position, 32 hours per week with certain benefits.
Please send your resume and cover letter to drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org.

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