As a thriving nonprofit organization, Boston Explorers is looking for a visionary Executive Director to build upon our existing programming, while bringing their own innovative ideas, a fresh perspective and new partnerships that will shepherd the organization to the next level of growth and development.
As the principal leader, the Executive Director will carry out the mission of Boston Explorers, executing the program’s guiding principles of creativity, hands-on learning, autonomy, spontaneous play, exercise, character-building and civic engagement. The Executive Director works in close partnership with the Assistant Director and reports to the Board of Directors. Full job description linked here.
Boston Partners in Education (BPIE) is seeking an AmeriCorps Mentoring Advocate to serve as the Community Engagement Coordinator for 2022-2023. The Advocate’s primary goals will be to review and recommend suggestions to increase community and family engagement and agency, towards mentee recruitment, strengthening our partnerships with teachers and schools, allowing us to better communicate our mission, and recruit more student mentees. The Advocate will also continue to build our capacity in community outreach, mentor recruitment, and family engagement. Finally, the Advocate will continue the work from 2021/2022 to build upon our volunteer engagement strategies and increase our match support capacity while serving with a close knit team. Full job description linked here.
Boston Youth Sanctuary is an innovative, one-of-a-kind therapeutic after-school program for children between the ages of 6 and 11 who have experienced traumatic events in their lives. Join our team at our beautiful Dorchester location as the Director of Family & Community Engagement.
Established in 2011 to serve children in Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan who have experienced trauma, Boston Youth Sanctuary’s model serves the whole child putting equal emphasis on individual therapy, mentoring, art, dance, yoga, and expressive therapies, as well as essential and fun after-school activities like free play, homework time, and enrichment activities including cooking, gymnastics, music, and athletics. The successful candidate for Director of Family & Community Engagement has a passion for celebrating all children coupled with the rigor of an accomplished human services professional with supervisory and leadership experience.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Family & Community Engagement should thrive in an atmosphere where all team members come together to empower our community’s most vulnerable yet promising children to feel safe, nurtured, and empowered with the life skills to succeed at school, home and in the community. The 11,000 square foot, brightly colored BYS space reflects the joyful, always innovating culture at Boston Youth Sanctuary. All team members contribute to a program that meets children, and their families, where they are through a positive, strength-based lens.
Boston Youth Sanctuary’s Director of Family & Community Engagement provides supervision and overall leadership for a team of two Family Liaisons who support Clinicians as point of contact with Caregivers of BYS’s enrolled youth. View the full job description here.
Click on this link and scroll down to view opportunities in South Boston. The team is currently looking for several Summer Camp Counselors. The major responsibility of the Camp Counselor is to assist in the daily delivery of a wide variety of developmentally appropriate programs and activities. Participate in all activities and insure that campers participate as well.
Manager of College Access: Breakthrough Greater Boston is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented Manager of College Access (MCA) to oversee all aspects of programming for 11th and 12th grade students at the Cambridge Campus. The MCA will be responsible for ensuring that 11th and 12th grade students at their campus are fully supported as they apply and matriculate to college by offering intentional programming, individualized resources, and advocacy. The MCA works closely with other members of a dynamic Program Team and reports directly to the Managing Director of College Access and Success. Full job description linked here.
Director of High School Programs: Breakthrough Greater Boston is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented Director of High School (DHS) to oversee all aspects of programming for 9th – 11th grade students at our Boston Campus. The DHS will be responsible for advising and supporting students as they make the critical transition from middle to high school and navigate the first three years of high school. The DHS works closely with other members of a dynamic Program Team and reports directly to the Managing Director of College Access and Success. Full job description linked here.
Summer Counselor: Professional staff members play an instrumental role in the success of our Students Teaching Students model. BTGB is seeking part-time Summer Counselors at each of our campuses: Boston, Cambridge and Somerville. At each campus the Summer Counselor will be responsible for supporting our students’ social-emotional health. The Summer Counselor trains and supports our teachers and professional staff in that effort and reports directly to the Director of Student Services. Full job description linked here.
Program Fellow: Program Fellows will gain immersive programming experience at a successful nonprofit. BTGB is seeking to hire Program Fellows at each of its sites in Cambridge, Boston and
Somerville. At each campus, Program Fellows will be supervised by a Summer Program Director. Full job description linked here.
Part time roles can be found here.
Square Tech IT Training Coordinator: The Square Tech IT Coordinator is a full-time position that facilitates the Square Tech Training Program. The coordinator oversees the program’s day-to day activities for both academic year and summer programming. This position reports to the Square Tech IT Program Manager and works closely with the Manager on various aspects of the program such as implementing evaluation and assessment tools, creating reports, and completing administrative tasks. This position will also be involved in classroom activities and working directly with program participants. The coordinator will be youth oriented and interested in incorporating technology-based themes and activities into curriculum. Full job description linked here.
Square Tech IT Instructor: The Square Tech IT Instructor is a part-time position that will develop and teach a course curriculum for high school students on technology such as PC hardware, networking and computer science. This position would likely be a good fit for a current college student. A full list of responsibilities and qualifications are linked here.
At Children’s Services of Roxbury (CSR), our mission is to bring peace of mind to children and families across Massachusetts. CSR was founded in 1972 and now serves more than 6,000 families annually across Massachusetts in 5 key service areas: housing for homeless families, foster care, early education, behavioral health and youth development.
Youth & Police in Partnership (YPP) is a leadership development and civic engagement program that engages, educates, and emboldens young people of color to become agents of change for their communities. Since 1995, YPP has been CSR’s signature youth development program, a means to encourage better relationships between youth of color and law enforcement. We are looking for young people eager to lead and develop their skills while gaining exposure to new and exciting experiences! Youth must commit to Monday-Friday 4:30 pm-6:30 pm. They will receive an hourly rate of $13.50 per hour. Youth must be between the ages of 15-18 to be considered. This can be a great start for youth looking for their first job or wanting to improve their leadership and public speaking skills. Full job description linked here, and flyer linked here.
Senior Director of Programs: The Senior Director of Programs will oversee all programming at the East Boston Social Centers, help drive continued growth and impact, expand evaluation approaches and spearhead development of new programming in response to community needs. Full job description linked here.
Universal Pre-K Quality Manager: The Universal Pre-K Quality Manager will help launch and lead our implementation of a UPK classroom in partnership with Boston Public Schools. They will report directly to the East Boston Social Center’s Director of Early Learning Programs. Full job description linked here.
Project Manager: The Project Manager will manage our work for a 5-year federal grant (and also work closely with two other major grant sources), to help all East Boston children enter Kindergarten thriving, joyful, and ready to learn. They will oversee the day to day operations for the Resilient Families framework at the East Boston Social Centers including coordinating the Steering Committee; building a cross sector set of stakeholders by recruiting, supporting, and engaging community partners in subcommittees; and ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion and parent/family leadership are centered in the work. Full job description linked here.
Parent Leader Specialist: The Parent Leader Specialist will play an important role in expanding our innovative parent leadership model to help support the diverse children and families of East Boston. This individual will establish and maintain supportive relationships with over 20 multicultural parent leaders for the East Boston Family Engagement Network and Every Child Shines movement. The Specialist will demonstrate excellent service in a variety of supports and activities to elevate the work of the Parent Leaders. Full job description linked here.
East Boston Social Centers is hiring for multiple other positions as well, which can be found here.
Part-Time Teaching Positions: The following positions are currently available:
- Youth Creative Arts Lead Teacher
- Youth Programs Teaching Assistants for Creative Arts
- Youth Woodworking Teachers
View full job descriptions for these positions here.
Teen Mentor: The Teen Mentor supports the mission of Girls’ LEAP by assisting in teaching, contributing to small group discussions, and demonstrating dedication to the values and philosophy of Girls’ LEAP as well as a commitment to learning the skills necessary to advance through the Girls’ LEAP Teen Mentor Program. Teen Mentors build leadership skills by teaching younger and near-aged girls and gender expansive youth in Girls’ LEAP programs. They also raise community awareness about violence that girls face. Teen Mentors are paid hourly and work 20-25 hours per week during the summer, 5-15 hours per week during the academic year. If interested, please contact Roxanna Higginson, Teen Mentor Program Manager: email@example.com
Program Director: Our Program Director leads the development and implementation of LEAP’s programs. They provide thought leadership in evolving our practices and curriculum to ensure we fully meet the needs of the youth we support. They inspire and coach our team to do our best to support our youth and lead in ways that are anti-racist and culturally supportive. Partnering with the Co-Executive Directors (EDs), they sustain and grow LEAP’s inclusive, affirmative culture. The Program Director oversees two staff roles: a Teen Mentor Program Manager and a Program Coordinator in addition to the teaching team. The Program Director can work a hybrid schedule, in person and at home. If interested, please contact Cynthia Maltbie, Co-Executive Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Coordinator: Girls’ LEAP is entering an exciting period of growth and development as we complete and implement a three-year strategic and fundraising plan, develop new partnerships, scale our programs to reach across all of Boston, and integrate new systems and tools to support our work. The Program Coordinator is critical to the success of all these initiatives. They will work closely with our Program Director to engage program sponsors and students; successfully implement high quality programming and serve as a Lead Teacher in our programs and workshops. If interested, please contact Cynthia Maltbie, Co-Executive Director: email@example.com
For full descriptions of any of these positions, click here.
Contract Teaching Artist: Teen Digital Cooperative (TDC) is a group of paid teens from the Boston area that find creative ways to share, honor, and amplify stories they gather from people across Boston. Participating teens will learn to use digital media tools like cameras, audio recorders, and editing software, and will build skills for interviewing and storytelling. They will collect stories from people of all ages about childhood—a topic inspired by the upcoming ICA exhibition To Begin Again: Artists and Childhood—and create original work that will be showcased in the museum’s Poss Family Mediatheque this fall.
The Teaching Artist should plan to be available on all TDC program dates: Wednesdays and Fridays, Jul 13–Aug 17, 11:30-4:30pm, as well as Saturday, Jul 30, 9:30am-4:30pm. In addition, the Teaching Artist should also plan to spend approximately 8 additional hours developing a scope and sequence for the program, writing plans for individual sessions, and supporting the teens in TDC.
This position is a contract, part-time position with a stipend. The contractor will be asked to propose their fee in the proposal. Click here to view the full description.
Teen New Media Program Manager: The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston is currently seeking a Teen New Media Program Manager. The TNMPM is responsible for the development and implementation of the Teen New Media program in alignment with ICA exhibitions, collection, and performing arts programs. The TNMPM oversees, maintains, and creates programs throughout the year in the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Digital Studio, online, and in other spaces. Additionally, the TNMPM manages the ICA’s Teen New Media partnerships including the BPS Arts Expansion High School Credit Bearing Program, providing alternate pathways to provide high school students with increased access to arts education through participation in out-of-school time arts programs. The TNMPM supervises the Teen New Media Program Assistant, the Teen New Media Alumni Assistant, multiple contracted Teaching Artists, and works in collaboration with the Director of Teen Programs to ensure the daily operations and long-term goals of the teen programs are carried out effectively. This is a full-time, salaried position. Starting Salary/Compensation: $60,000.00 Annual. Because the TNMPA supports out-of-school time programs, some weekend and evening hours are required. Full job description linked here.
The Athletics & Community Manager will be responsible for overseeing our athletics program, enhancing student engagement and community culture, overseeing all administrative and operational aspects of the Level Ground gym, and increasing presence on social media. You will perform all responsibilities with support from our youth managers, teaching them how to perform all management duties so they may develop professional skills. Additional preferred skills include personal training and/or ability to coach martial arts.
This is a full-time position (35-40 hours per week). Onsite presence is required Monday – Friday 4 – 9 pm during program hours, with additional hours performed remotely. Additional onsite hours are required during the summer months starting at 2 pm. View full job description linked here.
Mass Audubon’s Action Agenda—our five-year blueprint for addressing the greatest conservation threats of our time—includes three linked and interdependent goals: Resilient Landscapes; Inclusive and Equitable Access to Nature; and Climate Change. To address these goals in our most vulnerable communities, Mass Audubon is launching its Nature in the City Program. The goal of the program is to increase the number of green spaces—parks, tree canopy, trails, green infrastructure—in under-resourced communities and communities of color to mitigate the effects of climate change, increase wildlife habitat, and address human health issues for residents living in communities that have historically lacked adequate and accessible access to nature.
Mass Audubon is seeking a dynamic leader to help create and drive this program in communities across the Commonwealth. The leader will understand the importance and have experience in building authentic partnerships with grassroot organizations in the communities we serve. They will have experience in building new programs and managing teams. The leader will have a proven track record of accomplishing positive and measurable conservation outcomes in urban settings. The leader will have a deep network in the government and non-profit sectors, and strong relationships with funders who support urban conservation, climate resilience, and environmental justice. Lastly, the leader will have the experience and skill set to draw on the varied talents of Mass Audubon staff (public policy, land conservation and restoration, marketing and communications, environmental education, and engagement) and our community partners to advance program goals using a variety of tools including advocacy, on-the-ground restoration, environmental education, and land conservation.
Full job description linked here.
The Community Health Workers Training Program from William James College is now accepting applications on a rolling basis for their 2022-2023 school year. This training program is fully funded and there is no cost associated with it for participants. More information on how to apply is included in this flyer.
Director of Community Outreach: One Bead’s mission is to close the opportunity gap in Boston. We do this by partnering exclusively with elementary and middle schools in low-income communities where students identify predominantly as African American or Hispanic/Latino. Our after-school leadership programs provide students there with opportunities to thrive outside of the classroom and exposure to new experiences–both of which play a critical role in establishing career pathways for young students of color.
We are looking for a Director of Community Outreach to oversee One Bead’s Local Leader Spotlight series during the 2022–2023 school year. A Local Leader Spotlight is a 30-minute interview featuring a BIPOC business owner, civic leader, and/or entrepreneur. The primary responsibility of the Director of Community Outreach is to serve as the point of contact for the leaders who participate in our series.
Location: Hybrid/Boston, MA
Position Type: Full-Time
Salary: $60,000 – $65,000
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Director of Programs Position Description:
Direct Program Coaching:
Directors of program coach portfolios of 12-18 programs. Coaching includes:
- Supervision of directors of 2-3 licensed summer day camps (ensure compliance with safety and liability standards, oversee training development and delivery, provide on-site supervision)
- Manage hiring and supervision of senior and junior staff for summer programming (40-60 staff)
- Oversee school year student directors to support for strategic planning and assessment of impact through regular meetings including semesterly goal setting and debriefing sessions and site visits
- Facilitate training and reflection for program directors and volunteer
- Manage and resolve program crises and incidents accounting for all stakeholders (constituents, institutions, government, student leaders)
- Ensure data quality for participant and volunteer enrollments &afety and liability standards are met at all sites
- Oversee program budgets and approved expenses.
- Uphold minimum health and safety standards as outlined in PBHA & Harvard policies and federal, state, and municipal guidelines
- Facilitate funding strategies for programs and ensure access to needed resources including managing contracts and ensuring timely reporting
- Remain accessible, on-call, for directors during all program hours. Including overnight and weekends, when applicable
- Supervise part-time youth worker/ guard staff who conduct intake screenings and ensure safety at PBHA’s homeless shelters
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STEM Pathways Manager: The STEM Program Manager will oversee Sociedad Latina’s pipeline of year-round STEM programming for English Learners in Boston Public Schools. Currently the pipeline of programming begins in middle school grades 6-8 and includes two STEAM Team sites. Our 21st Century Community Learning Center site is located at the James P Timilty Middle School and another STEAM Team site is the Dearborn STEM Academy. At the high school level Sociedad Latina’s STEM work includes our ¡emprende! Youth entrepreneurs curriculum for our High School STEM program. The STEM High School program is delivered both during the school day & in out of school time. Full job description linked here.
STEAM Team Coordinator: The STEAM Team Program Coordinator will work in partnership with youth and families to develop Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) programming to students in grades 6-8 in an afterschool setting. The STEAM Team Program Coordinator will work with Sociedad Latina partners, middle school staff, and volunteers to implement quality academic and enrichment programming to participants. Full job description linked here.
Sportsmen’s Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) will lead the development and execution of a comprehensive outreach and engagement strategy that furthers all of the program goals stated above. The CEC will build and maintain long-term relationships with a wide range of community stakeholders, including but not limited to local residents, community-based organizations, elected officials, and businesses, and help link them to Sportsmen’s programming and resources.
The CEC will be a full-time, year-round exempt employee of Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center, and will work cooperatively with the program staff and leadership team. We are actively seeking someone who lives and/or has community engagament experience along the Blue Hill Corridor.
Full job description linked here.
St. Stephen’s Youth Programs (SSYP) seeks a full-time Executive Director to lead the organization, fulfill the mission, and deepen impact in our communities. The Executive Director will lead an organization dedicated to promoting equity and supporting youth, their families, and other parents in the vibrant and culturally diverse community of Boston. This is a unique opportunity to sharpen SSYP’s vision and to deepen its impact; the new leader will increase SSYP’s ability to achieve its mission and strategic goals. View the full job description here.
Lead Tenacity’s comprehensive School-Year Pathway to Post-Secondary Success, serving Boston elementary, middle, high school and college students (including literacy, life skills, family engagement, academic support, mentoring & fitness/ tennis), consistently with Tenacity’s strategic plan, and organizational philosophy and values. Full job description linked here.
Administrative Coordinator: The LEAH Project is hiring a full-time Boston-based Administrative Coordinator! This is a great job for a new graduate looking to get experience in public health and youth development. This person will get to work on three amazing youth-focused programs:
- The FDA Tobacco Compliance Check Program
- The 84 Movement (youth tobacco prevention program for the state of MA)
- The LEAH Project (STEM-based program for Boston youth of color)
We’re looking for someone who loves youth development work and has an interest in public health and substance use prevention. This person should be passionate about lifting up youth voices, have extreme attention to detail, and be resourceful. Very generous benefits including 4-weeks of paid vacation. Salary is low $50K.
More information can be found on the job posting here.
Program Associate: The LEAH Project at Health Resources in Action is searching for a dynamic and engaging youth development professional to join our team as a Program Associate! The LEAH Project is a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), college access, and career readiness program for Boston area youth typically underrepresented in STEM fields. LEAH’s mission is to promote the power of youth, especially Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) youth, to diversify the STEM fields. Through paid STEM internships, dynamic college and career readiness programming, and meaningful youth leadership opportunities, LEAH cultivates the confidence of youth and equips them with the skills and connections they need to thrive.
The Program Associate will provide overall support to the program while implementing specific aspects of LEAH’s STEM Teaching Internship track. In this internship track, LEAH trains and supports high school students to teach hands-on STEM lessons, provide homework support, and act as role models to elementary school students in afterschool programs. We are looking for someone who is passionate about supporting youth and is creative, proactive, and brings a passion and energy for youth development.
As we continue to grow at The Possible Zone, we are looking for the following roles (all of which are hybrid roles based in Boston). Please reach out to Joanna with any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Director of Evaluation – It is an exciting time to be joining the Possible Zone! In February we opened our brand new facility in the Jamaica Plain/Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, and launched our new program model too! Our team is growing quickly as we look to expand the number of students we serve. This role will lead execution of our five-year evaluation plan which launched alongside our new theory of change, program model and strategic plan. The Director of Evaluation will supervise junior department staff, report to the Chief Research & Evaluation Officer, and will be a major contributor to the organization’s thought leadership strategy. Full job description linked here.
High School Lead Educator – Advisor – TPZ has a new role at our brand new Innovation Center in Jackson Square.
The Possible Zone (TPZ), a nonprofit organization, seeks a Boston-based High School Lead Educator-Advisor. The ideal candidate is a youth development professional, passionate about closing the opportunity gap, and with a strong track record of engaging high schoolers in learning opportunities that are culturally responsive, project-based, and competency-based.
The High School Lead Educator-Advisor will work in collaboration with the Senior Director of Education to promote high quality experiences in the entrepreneurship program. In this role, you will be a key teacher leader for the entrepreneurship team, serve as a mentor teacher for recently hired educators, collaborate with the Evaluation & Learning department to collect and analyze data on the effectiveness of the program, and co-lead the entrepreneurship design team, co-planning, and weekly team meetings. Utilizing TPZ’s Entrepreneurship and Advisory curriculum, you will serve as a lead teacher and model to new educators.
We would love to see applications from candidates with 3-5 years of experience working with high school students and ideally, 2 years experience managing or coaching other educators.
Senior Talent Manager: (starts at $80k)
Social Worker: ($70-$95k)
Please go to our website to apply!
Year-Round Course Director – The Programs Course Director (CD) is responsible for the overall quality, consistency, and safety of the Thompson Island Outward Bound (TIOB) courses (virtual or in-person). A candidate for this role needs to demonstrate an outstanding ability to supervise and train others, as well as have experience leading youth programming. The Course Director’s primary role is to ensure course delivery meets program standards for safety and quality. While in the field, Course Directors will observe and mentor staff, focusing on course safety, instructor development, and educational outcomes. Course Directors should be at a level of skill with their course elements wherein they could comfortably replace a Lead Instructor in the field if the need presented itself. The Course Director is also often at base coordinating with other departments, islands, or outside entities to ensure the courses in the field run safely and smoothly. Course Directors must display the highest level of professionalism, dedication, and commitment to safety both in the field and at the base and are expected to be on call 24 hours a day for the entire duration of their course. Full job description linked here.
Fall Season Instructor – Instructors are responsible for the co-delivery of Youth Programs (either virtually, or in person). A foundational understanding of Outward Bound philosophy and methodologies is critical to this position and to the overall success of course delivery. Candidates must display foundational technical, facilitation, group management skills, and show an understanding of course area and structure. Successful candidates will be a minimum of 18 years of age and have facilitation and/or trip leading experience. Read full job description here.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Coaching and Partnership Development will support, supervise and grow the scope of grade 6-12 PD services provided by WriteBoston. In addition to managing a team of two full-time instructional coaches, a primary responsibility of this position is to initiate new fee-for-service partnerships and oversee the planning, staffing, and ongoing quality of all WriteBoston PD engagements. Additionally, the Director will fulfill 1-2 days of contract coaching work with a partner middle or high school.