Community Health and Counseling Services

For 135 years, CHCS has developed its reputation as a highly valued provider of community home health and behavioral health services throughout Central, Eastern, and Northern Maine. You could be part of our commitment and vision.

Community Health and Counseling Services is a non-profit organization that was established in 1883. We offer behavioral health, crisis, home health and hospice services for children & adults through Maine communities.

One of the few combined home health and behavioral health care agencies in the United States, Community Health and Counseling Services combines mutually supportive programs and collaborative relationships with other health care providers to serve both the physical and psychological aspects of an individual’s well-being.

These services are offered in homes, schools, and the area offices of CHCS in central, eastern and northern Maine. The size of the CHCS service area in Maine covers over 22,000 square miles. That’s the combined size of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

Through a continuum of care and support, Community Health and Counseling Services touches the lives of thousands of people each year, providing needed services to people and their families in their community in a cost-effective way.

Were else could you be given the opportunity to focus on a new career path without ever leaving the comfort that Community Health and Counseling Services offers. Career advancement possibilities are endless throughout our 23 facilities.

Jul 09, 2019
Will provide professional social casework in the client's home in accordance with physician's orders and Agency policies and procedures. Provides direct social work service to clients in those situations where social/emotional problems exist which are or will be an impediment to the effective treatment of the client's medical condition or rate of recovery. Coordinates closely with the primary service provider. Provides social casework consultation to staff when appropriate. Must hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in social work and be licensed through the State of Maine with either a LSW, LMSW, or LCSW and have related work experience in the field.  Must hold or be able to earn certification in CPR as needed. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Full-Time
Jun 21, 2019
A CRW-I provides rehabilitative treatment, problem solving support, daily living skills services, skills development services, medication administration and crisis support to adults with severe and prolonged mental illness. An Associate’s Degree with three years of experience, or experience in community based services to individuals with severe and prolonged mental illness for a minimum of five (5) years. Must have MHRT I, or complete the MHRT I Provisional Certification within ten days of employment. Must complete the MHRT I within one (1) year of employment. Must satisfactorily complete a DHHS approved CRMA medication and/or certification course and maintain certification during employment. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
Jun 21, 2019
Mobile Crisis Worker Full-time Bangor Provides crisis intervention, crisis stabilization counseling, and short-term community support to individuals and their families by phone and mobile outreach; and provide assessment and intervention services to individuals in psychiatric emergencies. **$500 Sign On Bonus** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
Jun 19, 2019
CHCS is looking for a full time maintenance person. This person will be able to perform general duties & routine maintenance tasks.  Must have general knowledge of hand tools and power equipment; advanced skills in carpentry, electrical, plumbing and heating equipment; and be able to read blueprints. On call rotation is required. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME Full-Time
May 31, 2019
Full Time - Bangor Full Time - Ellsworth Full Time - Lewiston/Auburn Full Time - Rockland This position is the core point of contact for foster family engagement in the Resource Parent Care Team. The Resource Parent Care Team Liaison will each work in a designated Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) District office Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm . This person will initiate and build relationships with foster families and other members of the team, including providers, OCFS staff, and informal/formal supports. Will provides support to foster families to ensure stable placement of youth in foster care. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field or related field, LSW or conditional LSW licensure. This position requires a minimum of 2 years of professional experience working with children and families. Past experience in or knowledge of the foster care system is required. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Full-Time
May 29, 2019
Full Time - Bangor The Resource Parent Care Team Clinical Supervisor will provide supervision, clinical consultation, education and leadership for other members of the Resource Parent Care Team. This position provides clinical services as part of the Resource Parent Care Team within the assigned regions. Provides direct service and clinical oversight as part of foster family treatment teams. Provides initial face-to-face contact with referred foster families to determine the necessary level of services based on foster family needs. Master’s Degree in related discipline; State of Maine licensed LCSW, LMSW CC, LCPC, LCPC Cond. and one year of relevant clinical experience needed. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
May 29, 2019
Part Time or Full Time - Dover-Foxcroft Part Time or Full Time - Machias Provides both personal care to patients and environmental assistance to families under the supervision of the delegated primary nurse, thus allowing as far as possible, for the continuance of the necessary normal family activities within the patient's home. May be assigned to provide block time home health/hospice aide services for a hospice patient. Experience working with the elderly; experience working with multi-problem families desirable.  Must be on the State of Maine CNA Registry and possess a valid Maine driver’s license. $1,000 sign-on bonus for new CNAs hired.  $500 at time of hire and $500 after completing 6 month probationary period. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Part-Time
May 29, 2019
Part Time or Full Time - Ellsworth/Machias Part Time or Full Time - Bangor/Ellsworth Join a dedicated and exciting team, working in a progressive, supportive, home health care environment. Assessment, planning, and provision of appropriate services as part of total care plan. Requires Maine PT license & one year related experience. Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license and a reliable means of transportation with a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 auto liability insurance.
Community Health and Counseling Services Full-Time
May 29, 2019
Perform instructional tasks in a special purpose classroom. The Stillwater Academy follows the regular school year calendar with summer services through the end of July. The 40-hour weekly schedule is similar to regular school hours. A social/behavioral sciences Bachelor’s degree, or graduate level coursework if degree is in related field & 1 yr. exp. working with children/adolescents who have emotional/behavioral disorders or equivalent combination of education & exp.; valid teaching certificate endorsed in one or more instructional areas preferred. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Brewer, ME, USA Full-Time
May 17, 2019
CHCS is looking for a full-time person to help develop new foster care providers and develops and monitors support services for existing foster care providers.  Evaluates the performance of contracted foster care providers consistent with the foster care program's standards of care and will participate in the foster care program development.   Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, child development, special education, rehabilitation, sociology, human services, or related field.  This position requires a minimum of one year of professional experience working with children and their families who have emotional or behavioral challenges.  Past experience in or knowledge of the foster care system is a plus.    Flexible hours, including evenings and weekends also required along with reliable transportation and valid Maine driver’s license. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Augusta, ME, USA Full-Time
May 08, 2019
Full Time - Bangor Part Time or Full Time - Dover-Foxcroft Part Time or Full Time - Lincoln Part Time or Full Time - Machias CHCS Health Services programs have continued grow and expand. Become part of our team, delivering home health and hospice care to people in the community. Provide individualized care to patients recovering from various medical conditions and needing end of life care. Current State of Maine RN license is required along with recent clinical experience, home health care experience preferred.   Newly licensed RNs are welcome to apply; CHCS is offering you the opportunity to obtain acute care experience as you begin your nursing career.  All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Full/Part-Time
May 08, 2019
Part Time - Bangor or Machias The Spiritual Advisor provides consultation to CHCS staff, assisting them to provide spiritual support for terminally clients and their families in the comfort of their own homes.  To qualify, the individual must be enrolled in or a graduate of an accredited seminary or school of theology, or possess appropriate certification in hospital or pastoral ministry.  This is a per visit position Job Requirements: Enrolled in or a graduate of an accredited seminary or school of theology, or possess appropriate certification in hospital or pastoral ministry.  All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME 04401, United States Part-Time
May 08, 2019
Full Time - Ellsworth Full Time - Dover Foxcroft/Bangor Full Time - Houlton/Caribou The PATH Navigator works as a member of a team of professionals who provide outreach, engagement, case management and service coordination services to adults, who are homeless and have a mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder. These individuals are eligible under the Maine Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Program. The PATH Navigator position will be responsible for the identification of eligible individuals, assessment of needs, planning, linking to resources, monitoring and evaluation of services and supports needed by homeless individuals. Associate’s Degree in a human service field with three years relevant experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in a human service field with one year of relevant experience. Must minimally meet MHRT-C provisional certification requirements at time of hire and complete the MHRTC certification requirements within two years of employmen. Must have 2 years experience engaging homeless persons with disabilities. Must have the ability to participate in street outreach, engage people who are homeless, perhaps living outdoors, at shelters, or other community locations. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Full-Time
May 08, 2019
  Full Time - Brewer Monitors and provides therapeutic support in a short-term residential setting for clients who are in psychiatric crisis. Service delivered is described in each individual’s crisis stabilization plan. Service is provided to both adults and children with varying needs, difficulties, levels of ability and demands in a quick paced environment. **$500 Sign On Bonus** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Brewer, ME, USA Full-Time
May 08, 2019
Full Time - Bangor Do you have an interest or passion to help others and would like to help others find fun and joy in their lives.   If you do than come join our team as a RSW and work in one of our adult group homes.   A Residential Support Worker (RSW) provides residential services for individuals with mental illness living in one of our adult group homes. Facilities range from 4 to 8 beds. ** WE NOW HAVE AWAKE OVERNIGHT OPENINGS***   All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability  
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
Apr 23, 2019
Full Time - Auburn Full Time - Lewiston Full Time - Machias The Resource Parent Care Team Specialist provides an array of services to support youth foster families engaged in the Resource Parent Care Team. The goal of the program is to assist youth and foster families in obtaining the support and skills they need to improve youth level of functioning and stability of placement. The role of a Resource Parent Care Team Specialist in the Resource Parent Care Team will be determined by assessment of need and will be individualized for each youth and family.   Bachelor’s degree in a human service field, LSW or LSW conditional license required. This position requires a minimum of 2 years of professional, relevant work experience with children and families. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Full-Time
Apr 23, 2019
The MH Therapist will provide safety assessments, brief stabilization counseling, and short-term support to inmates at the Penobscot County Jail. This position will also work closely with psychiatry within the collaborative care model. Must be able to work independently. Master’s Degree in related discipline; State of Maine licensed or eligible for LMSW-cc, LCSW, LCPC-c, LCPC, or Ph.D. and one year of relevant clinical experience needed. Experience working with people in crisis is desirable. (5 hrs Saturday/5 hrs Sunday) All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Part-Time
Feb 12, 2019
Part Time or Full Time - Ellsworth/Machias Carry out established physical therapy programs under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist. Must have a Maine PTA license and 1 year related experience. Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license and a reliable means of transportation with a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 auto liability insurance. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability  
Community Health and Counseling Services Full/Part-Time
Nov 26, 2018
Full Time - Augusta Full Time - Caribou Full Time - Dover-Foxcroft Full Time - Ellsworth Full Time - Skowhegan The Community Support Worker (CSW) provides an array of services to support adults, children and families, such as adult and child case management, skill building, service coordination and referral, and supportive counseling. The services are delivered in a variety of home, office, community-based, depending on the client’s needs, including the Behavioral Health Home model.   All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Full-Time
Oct 23, 2018
Full Time - Bangor/Ellsworth Works as part of a family treatment team; interviews clients & assesses needs; coordinates with community services; teaches daily life skills, provides supportive counseling, crisis intervention, verbal de-escalation, or physical intervention. Float position is Bangor and Ellsworth with Bangor as home base. All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor and Ellsworth, ME Full-Time