Partners for Peace

Police Department Based Advocate

The Police Department Based Advocate works within the criminal justice system to facilitate collaboration and systems advocacy. This position also works in close partnership with the Bangor Police Department and Rape Response Services.

Experience Required

The successful candidate will: • Demonstrate an understanding of law enforcement and the criminal justice system’s practices and roles in domestic violence cases • Enjoy working independently in a friendly, fast-paced setting • Have a strong commitment to ending domestic abuse • Have the capacity to travel throughout the Greater Bangor Area • Have three to five years relevant education and/or experience. • Demonstrate a familiarity and comfort partnering with sexual assault advocacy services. Prior experience working with people affected by abuse and with consensus decision-making is a plus. All staff participate in crisis intervention, advocacy, hotline staffing and community response work. Some nights and weekends are required.


Health, Dental, Life, 403b Retirement Plan, HSA or FSA account, travel reimbursement



How to Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and an essay of views on domestic abuse to the following address: Hiring Committee Partners for Peace P.O. Box 653 Bangor, ME 04402-0653 Or Via Email: hiring@partnersforpeaceme.org Preference will be given to candidates who apply before July 19, 2019. No telephone calls, please. Submissions received without all requested documents will not be considered. No telephone calls, please. Partners for Peace is funded in part by the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services and MaineHousing. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.

Partners for Peace
PO Box 653 Bangor
Bangor, ME 04402
Phone: 2079455102


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