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Mental Health Counselor

Who we are: Mabel Wadsworth Center is the only not-for-profit, private, independent, community-based feminist health center in Maine. Our mission is to provide health care using a feminist model focused on sexual and reproductive health through education, advocacy, and clinical services. We believe in health care that is based on empowerment and putting individuals in charge of their healthcare. 

What we’re looking for: Mabel Wadsworth Center seeks a licensed mental health counselor. This position is responsible for providing mental health treatment to clients on a per diem basis. The ideal candidate enjoys working with people from a variety of backgrounds and providing education and non-judgmental support. 

Primary role and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing clients’ health/illness status, devising and documenting plans of care, detecting and documenting significant changes in clients’ condition, conducting assessments (DSM-5 diagnoses, intakes, risk assessments, MSSI-SA, suicide screens). Additional responsibilities include performing clinical evaluations for transgender clients seeking gender affirming surgical procedures and coordinating care with the rest of the clinical and therapeutic team as necessary,

This position requires:

Master’s Degree in counseling or related field;

One of the following licenses issued by the Maine Board of Licensure and Registration:

  • (preferred) Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW), or
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).

The ideal candidate will support reproductive justice for all, with particular support for the LGBTQ+ population. Experience in a healthcare setting (clinic based or private practice), attention to detail, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, and organizational skills are preferred. Ability to multitask and work via telehealth (using Doxy) is essential, along with knowledge of electronic health records (EHR). We strive to create an environment of growth and learning; the ideal candidate will be comfortable with regular constructive feedback from supervisor and coworkers. Flexibility and a willingness to pitch in as needed are highly valued.

Work Structure and Environment: This is a per diem position, 8 hours per week, with opportunity to increase hours as deemed necessary by demand. This position is based in our Bangor office, but would be primarily remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Employee’s hours, days and times are to be approved by supervisor.

This position offers a dynamic, team based opportunity for folks who have passion for the center’s values and supporting our clients. We take pride in our reputation for excellent client care and are passionate about creating a safe and inclusive space. We work hard, believe in our mission, and strive to have fun every day, and hope to find a coworker who feels the same way. 

This position requires English language fluency (written and oral), but fluency in other languages are welcomed. Position additionally requires frequent use of regular office equipment, including computers, phones, fax machine, printers required. Employees are currently expected to wear face shields or goggles and surgical masks when interacting with clients while in the health center. 

We offer: 

Starting hourly wage is $35.00/hour and negotiable based on experience and qualifications. No benefits included. Flexible, supportive workplace with strong commitment to training and professional development.

Our process and timeline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

  • Application review: will begin on February 1 with rolling application review
  • First interviews will be held via televideo conference; approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour in length
    • References will be requested and contacted prior to second interview
  • Second interviews will be held in our office in Bangor, with appropriate social distancing/facial covering use; approximately 1 hour in length. 
  • Anticipated start date to be determined

Equal Opportunity Employer: Mabel Wadsworth Center strives to create a safe, open, welcoming environment for our clients and our staff. We actively attempt to dismantle the systemic inequalities that the most oppressed groups face in our society. These groups include black people, indigenous people, people of color, low-income people, women, LGBTQ+ people, gender non-conforming, non-binary individuals, people with disabilities, formerly imprisoned people, and people living at the intersections of these identities. We are committed to a workplace where everyone is treated with respect and as a valued member of our team. We actively encourage members of these communities to apply. 

How to Apply:

Please submit a brief cover letter describing your interest and why you want to work for us and resume/CV to info@mabelwadsworth.org..