Jobs at Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.

CASE MANAGERS

Recruitment Bulletin: 2074
Posted: Apr 07, 2017
Department: Community Coordination - Agency wide

Conduct intake process and assist clients in establishing educational and occupational goals. Identify support services needed and make appropriate referrals and orient new clients to referred programs. Assist clients in the proper completion of job applications and resumes for employment opportunities. Develop positive working relationships with various organizations within the public and private sectors to expand placement efforts. Follow up with prospective agencies and employers to maintain up-to-date information on employment opportunities. Conduct workshops for the diverse populations of a designated Boston neighborhood. Provide clients with services for EITC tax preparation, food pantry, fuel assistance, and SummerWorks services, and with Virtual Gateway services, including food stamps and health insurance. Maintain case management files. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

CASE MANAGER I: High school diploma/GED, with one to three years experience in case management or job development, and working with adults and youth required.

CASE MANAGER II: Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Management, or related field, with one to three years experience in case management or job development, and working with adults and youth required.

Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Bilingual skills as needed. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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CLASSROOM SUPPORT TRAINEES

Recruitment Bulletin: 2081
Posted: Jun 02, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services - Agency wide

Responsible for assisting the Teacher and/or Lead Teacher with instructional activities to ensure that children with disabilities are successfully included into the regular education classroom. Provide children with a safe, nurturing, individualized environment and the varied experiences, which help them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development. Facilitate peer interaction. Implements Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals and communicate in an integrated setting. Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment and implementing the daily program under the direction of the Teacher. Carry out health and safety protocols, maintain confidentiality, and serve as a resource person to the teaching and disabilities team. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

This is an entry level position into the child development component of the ABCD Head Start Program. Minimum of a high school diploma/GED required. Interest in and experience with young children. The ability to read and write English. Must have good interpersonal skills and be willing to work cooperatively as a member of a teaching team. Must be able to lift and move preschool and infant/toddler age children, and attend to the needs of children with disabilities, including physically challenged children. Must be organized and flexible and possess ability to follow directions. Knowledge of and sensitivity to the educational and socioeconomic needs of children and families served by the Head Start or Early Head Start Center. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: These are fifty-two week (52) positions that are part-time for twenty-five (25) hours per week

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COOKS

Recruitment Bulletin: 2073
Posted: Mar 24, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services - Agency wide

Responsible for the preparation, service and storage of nutritious meals and snacks at the center. Maintain established standards of sanitation, safety and food preparation. Follow menus planned by the Nutrition Component of Head Start in accordance with CCFP guidelines. Document any changes in substitutions to the menu on a daily basis. Order food and supplies from vendors according to a designated schedule. Check all incoming food orders against invoices for quantity and quality at the time of delivery. Report any problems to the Nutritionist or Health/Nutrition Coordinator. Arrange work schedules for aides and volunteers. Attend component meetings and participate in in-service training. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, and up to twelve months of relevant experience required. Must obtain a food preparation certificate within six months of hire. Demonstrated ability in preparing food in large quantity and lifting heavy objects required. Must have proof of negative TB-test results. Good interpersonal skills required. Must be able to understand and maintain records, as well as prepare simple written reports and communicate to staff. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION MENTOR/COACH

Recruitment Bulletin: 2077
Posted: Jun 27, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services

Assist in the mentoring and training of education staff to support school readiness measures and program quality. Conduct classroom observations and provide feedback to teachers improving teacher-child interactions and curriculum implementation that supports positive child outcomes towards school readiness. Provide technical support and assistance to classroom teachers as assigned, including direct coaching and mentoring of education staff to improve instructional practices and classroom quality. Provide regular classroom observations using the specified evidence-based tools CLASS, ECERS-R, etc. Under the direction of the Preschool Education Coordinator, assist with the planning and monitoring of education component services. Attend workshops, conferences, and other necessary trainings to support component goals. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education, or related field with at least eighteen semester hours in Early Childhood Education; at least one course in Special Education and a certificate from MA DEEC as a Preschool Lead Teacher. CLASS reliability certification preferred. A minimum of two years of experience teaching preschool plus two years of supervisory experience required. Previous Head Start experience preferred. Bilingual skills in Spanish/English preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel. Strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word and Power Point required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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ERSEA SPECIALISTS

Recruitment Bulletin: 2090
Posted: Aug 25, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services

Responsible for the complete and accurate collection, entry, reporting and maintenance of data, records and reports related to ERSEA (enrollment, recruitment, selection, eligibility and attendance) of children and families of an assigned Head Start center serving preschoolers or Early Head Start center serving infants/toddlers. Actively participate in creating and implementing the program’s recruitment plan. Communicate and meet with potential families and provide information regarding program eligibility requirements. Oversee all activities related to the processing of applications including collecting and copying documents received from families related to eligibility. Strive to achieve 100% program enrollment for all program options, supporting a minimum of 10% enrollment of children with disabilities. Monitor, prepare and distribute report including monthly attendance analysis to ensure that attendance does not fall below 85%. Ensure on-going monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis of enrollment data, and produce regular reports. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED with 21 credits towards a relevant degree and up to one year of related working experience required. Knowledge of neighborhoods served by the program and relevant city-wide services required. Must be able to participate in community activities, training, and night meetings as needed. Frequent traveling for home visits and off-site trainings required. Must be able to regularly kneel, bend, sit on the floor, and lift and move infant to preschool age children in order to attend to their needs. Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills required. Bilingual skills and the ability to translate as necessary preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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FAMILY ADVOCATES

Recruitment Bulletin: 2073
Posted: Mar 24, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services - Agency wide

Promote family wellness and parent engagement programs at an assigned Head Start center serving preschoolers or Early Head Start center serving infants/toddlers in order to support the implementation of the family partnership process. Work as a liaison between classroom and home settings in the area of education, child development and mental health.  Provide support, referrals, advocacy and up-to-date record maintenance for assigned families. Ensure families are full partners in their own and their children’s development and learning by helping families develop and reach realistic and achievable long and short term goals. Provide support in parent engagement and planning activities. Provide information relative to Head Start health and nutrition requirements, supports families in completing vaccination, physical, dental and nutrition screenings and document in database system. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a high School diploma/GED, a Human Services Certificate or 21 credits in Human Services or related field, as well as one year of relevant experience required. Must have keyboarding and computer skills in various applications such as database, word processing, e-mail and internet. Knowledge of neighborhoods served by the program and relevant city-wide services required. Must be able to participate in community activities, training, and night meetings as needed. Frequent traveling for home visits and off-site trainings required. Must be able to regularly kneel, bend, sit on the floor, and lift and move infant to preschool age children in order to attend to their needs. Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills required. Bilingual skills and the ability to translate as necessary preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: There are 52 week and 43 week positions available.

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FOOD DELIVERER

Recruitment Bulletin: 2074
Posted: Apr 07, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services - Malden/Everett

Ensure that food arrives to the assigned locations in a safe and appropriate manner, that children receive nutritious meals in a timely manner and that the prevention of food borne illnesses is of the highest priority. Transport and carry meals to local Head Start centers. Deliver supplies to sites as needed. Return food containers to the kitchen daily. Maintain established standards of sanitation, safety and food preparation. Conduct inventory, complete food temperature log, and deliver food to classrooms. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED and up to twelve months of experience required. Active ServSafe certification or the ability to obtain a ServSafe certification within the first six months of employment also required. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Must be flexible, prompt and reliable. Valid driver’s license, proof of car insurance and a good driving record required. Must be able to provide one’s own transportation. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: This position is part-time for twenty (20) hours per week.

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GUIDANCE COORDINATOR

Recruitment Bulletin: 2089
Posted: Aug 04, 2017
Department: Education, Training, & Youth Services – University High School

Responsible for engaging students in the competency-based learning community. Oversee school activities related to case management, guidance, intake, and logistics. Oversee Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and Alternative Education Initiative (AEI) enrollment process. Promote and facilitate community partnerships by collaborating with other social services agencies. Coordinate all testing and assessments with the support of the Special Education and Curriculum Coordinator. Support the implementation and documentation of students’ social-emotional and academic accommodations in accordance with IDEA. Provide supportive counseling, advocacy, and mediation services. Maintain academic records, record-related assessment data and Individual Service Strategies. Coordinate all mentors, tutors, and volunteers of UHS. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s in education or counseling, with one to three years experience working with urban youth required. Master’s in education or counseling preferred. Must possess an unwavering belief in urban youth and their potential. Ability and willingness to attend all staff and district meetings. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: This position is temporary until June 30, 2018.

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HEALTH SERVICES MANAGERS

Recruitment Bulletin: 2090
Posted: Aug 25, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services

Assist the Health Coordinator in planning, implementing, and evaluating high-quality, comprehensive health services according to the prioritized needs of each assigned Early Head Start, Head Start and ABCD Partners/Delegate program. Ensure health services are in compliance with health standards as determined by federal, state and agency guidelines. Participate in team meetings to identify new or recurring health needs of enrollees, monitor implementation of individual health plans, and communicate health and safety needs of enrollees and their families to program staff. Provide timely and accurate health-related advices and communication to Early Head Start/Head Start/ABCD Partners families, program staff, policy groups and communities. Delegate duties to Health Services Aides and provide written input to their annual evaluations as needed. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related health field, or a Medical Doctor degree from a medical school listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) required. Must have three or more years of experience working in health services at Head Start, early childhood services or community health services. Demonstrated expertise in child and community health issues required. Competency in using computer hardware and software to effectively maintain health services records, communication and professional health presentations required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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HOUSING COUNSELOR

Recruitment Bulletin: 2088
Posted: Jul 31, 2017
Department: Housing and Homelessness Prevention Department

Provide general and specialized housing assistances and supports for the Housing Department. Assist in the triage of phone cases from various sources including: ABCD’s central and neighborhood sites, State and government agencies, representatives from public elected officials, community organizations, hospitals and self referrals. Assist with clients’ housing searches by providing applications and other resources. Refer clients to resources to help sustain housing i.e.: childcare, education, job-training, financial literacy, fuel assistance, weatherization, food, furniture, clothing, transportation, legal referrals, medical care, counseling, parenting skills and other services in their community which impact on their ability to obtain or maintain permanent housing. Responsible for scheduling community training and outreach activities for the ABCD neighborhood sites and community centers requesting housing search guidance and training.  May supervise interns and/or volunteers. Provide weekly and monthly reports. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with one to three years of experience and thorough knowledge of housing/housing search, tenant’s rights, housing subsidies and housing law required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to handle various assignments required. Must have the flexibility of working some evenings if necessary. Must pass a CORI check. Bilingual skills a plus. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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HRIS ANALYST

Recruitment Bulletin: 2082
Posted: Jun 21, 2017
Department: Human Resources

Provide technical expertise to develop and implement Human Resources related systems, as well as manage its day-to-day processes and reporting. Serve as a technical point of contact for the HR information system and related upgrades. Develop an understanding of HR processes and goals to ensure data integrity and reporting effectiveness. Assess reporting and data needs in main functional areas, including Benefits, Compensation and Recruiting. Analyze reports and compile statistical data for management, external departments, and for federal, state, and local agencies. Develop/design Crystal and SSRS reports. Analyze user needs for report specifications and design report layouts. Make recommendations for improved efficiency and enhanced use of various systems capabilities. Deliver technology training within the HR department. Serve as a liaison between IT and Finance. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Must have experience with  reporting tools (Crystal and SQL Server Reporting Services) and relational databases (SQL Server, Access, FoxPro). Must have excellent communication, problem-solving and analytical skills, with attention to detail. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED and three to five years of relevant experience required.

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INFANT/TODDLER TEACHERS

Recruitment Bulletin: 2090
Posted: Aug 25, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services - Agency Wide

Provide infant and toddler children at the local Early Head Start center with a nurturing, safe and healthy environment and individualized learning experiences to help them develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally in achieving social competency. Provide a balance of open-ended exploration, teacher directed activities, structured activities and sensory-based play activities to foster the children’s curiosity, engagement, reasoning and problem-solving. Provide care such as diapering, toileting, feeding, dressing and hygiene in a relaxed and individualized manner to foster the children’s emotional development and help them gain independence in completing these tasks. Develop activities and strategies to engage parents in the educational aspects of the program. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Must work cooperatively as a member of a teaching team, with program staff and with parents. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner required. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred. Must be able to engage in physical activities while attending to the needs of the center’s infant and toddler children and/or while moving classroom equipment. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

  • Infant/Toddler Teacher 1 – Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with nine months of relevant experience required. Active Child Development Associate credential with an Infant/Toddler endorsement required. Must be EEC Infant/Toddler Teacher qualified. Starting salary of $15.85/hr.
  • Infant/Toddler Teacher 2 – Associates Degree in early childhood education including relevant coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development and 1+ years of relevant experience. Must be EEC Infant/Toddler Teacher qualified. Starting salary of $16.81/hr.
  • Infant/Toddler Teacher 3 – Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in early childhood education or a related field and 1+ years of relevant experience. Must be EEC Infant/Toddler Teacher qualified. Degree in related field requires at least 6 courses related to early childhood development with a focus on infants and toddlers in the areas of child development, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science or children’s literature. Starting salary of $20.67/hr.

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INTERVENTION SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Recruitment Bulletin: 2088
Posted: Jul 31, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services

Provide training and guidance to program staff and parents on the mainstreaming and provision of services to children with disabilities and their families and the social/emotional wellbeing for children and families. Ensure that the program is in compliance with federal, state and ABCD Head Start regulations, standards and policies. Observe and assess the appropriateness of programs outside of Head Start or Early Head Start for possible placement or referral following the evaluation of a child. Monitor and track follow-up needs, developmental screenings, curriculum system, and child outcomes. Collaborate with all component staff, parents and staff from community agencies, early intervention programs and public schools to ensure that children with disabilities are recruited, interdisciplinary program planning occurs, and appropriate referrals, screening, assessment, diagnostic services and placements are provided. Facilitate the delivery of therapeutic services. Provide ongoing consultation and support to parents and staff regarding support networks for families before and after Head Start/Early Head Start and advocacy skill development. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, with one course in special education/early childhood mental health required. Two years of experience providing care or teaching children with special needs or disabilities may be counted towards special education coursework. Minimum of nine months of experience providing care to or teaching children with special needs or disabilities required. Thorough knowledge of infant through preschool special education as well as their social/emotional wellbeing and its relationship to child development. Demonstrated knowledge of typical and atypical development with ability to recognize the symptoms of a development issue. Bilingual in a language spoken by the program participants preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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LEAD COACH

Recruitment Bulletin: 2089
Posted: Aug 04, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children’s Services – Region 6 EPS

Supports the Region 6 EPS coaching team members as they work with providers and educators in the region to support program quality. Facilitate the intake process for programs and educators requesting EPS coaching support, including face to face meetings at program sites. Provide direct coaching to programs and educators in their area(s) of expertise. Provide on-site coaching for Region 6 providers and educators. Stay current on updates and changes in the Massachusetts Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) and in accreditation systems (NAEYC, NAFCC, NAA). Gather and track data in accordance with an identified evaluation plan and for the purposes of EEC quarterly reporting and generate the necessary documentation to meet EEC reporting requirements. Contact community partners to access external support when needed. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, or related field, such as education, social or behavioral science, and a certificate from MA DEC as a Lead Teacher Preschool, Lead Teacher Infant/Toddler and/or Director I (or equivalent) required. Minimum of two years of experience teaching young children plus two years of supervisory experience of early childhood program staff required. Experience in direct coaching is also required. Demonstrated knowledge of child development and current research-based pedagogy, curriculum resources, appropriate classroom management techniques for preschool and/or infant/toddler classrooms and reflective practices in mentor/coaching. Ability and willingness to become trained in the Environment Rating Scales (ECERS, ITERS, and FCCERS). Must have a valid driver’s license, and the ability and willingness to travel on a regular basis. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: This position is part-time for twenty (20) hours per week and is a grant funded position through June 30, 2018 with the possibility of renewal.

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NEW EMPLOYEE SPECIALIST

Recruitment Bulletin: 2083
Posted: Jun 23, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services

Responsible for developing and implementing outreach and recruitment strategies and plans for open positions in ABCD Head Start & Children’s Services. Coordinate with the Human Resources Department for posting all job openings to the ABCD website and other media, as well as monitor costs and effectiveness of different sources. Guarantee timely recruitment by building relationships with local colleges, employment agencies and internet sites in addition to processing applications and conducting applicant screenings. Coordinate and participate in interview panels, ensuring that all panel members are trained in interview procedures. Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and professional organizations, and maintaining personal networks. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field, with one to three years of human resources experience in recruitment, hiring and training required.  Knowledge of Head Start or other early education programs preferred. Must be able to travel frequently as needed to recruitment events and meetings. Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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NUTRITION CASE MANAGER

Recruitment Bulletin: 2079
Posted: May 19, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services

Assist with the overall citywide implementation of Head Start Nutritional Services. Maintain up-to-date records on children/families and monitor nutrition records, classrooms, and food preparation facilities for Head Start programs to ensure compliance with regulations and policies. Work with the Nutritionists to ensure children’s files have all nutrition-related assessment data, including the food frequency form, height, weight, lead, and hemoglobin/hematocrit. Utilize the agency’s computerized program (PROMIS) to input data and maintain nutrition tracking information on children and families. Monitor programs to ensure that nutrition learning experiences are offered to children in the classroom and parents through workshops. Participate in, and assist with, the implementation of nutrition services trainings. Review the food service records to ensure that food service staff is maintaining appropriate documentation of food safety practices. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of an Associate’s degree or 60+ credits toward a degree in Early Education, Human Services, or a related field, with one to three years of experience in an office setting required.  Must have knowledge of neighborhoods served by the program and a willingness to travel to all ABCD Head Start programs throughout the city of Boston. Proven ability to work independently in an organized manner required. Must have knowledge of word processing and data entry computer programs. Ability to speak a relevant second language to the population served a plus. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

 

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OUTREACH AND RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

Recruitment Bulletin: 2092
Posted: Sep 08, 2017
Department: Health Services

Responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of outreach and recruitment strategies of the target population for the respective prevention programs for which the position supports. Conduct linguistically appropriate, culturally/gender competent appropriate community outreach, social media and recruitment activities according to program guidelines. Develop and maintain the Community Level Intervention (CLI) and outreach/recruitment calendar for prevention staff and volunteers. Coordinate community events such as Young Mom Power Meeting and High Profile events. Conduct community level interventions at health, community-based and at program sites in the community. Assist target population in accessing group and individual level interventions, HIV/STI testing offered by the program, and help to track participants’ use of program services. Develop strategies to assess the sexual health education needs of the community through direct contact and other appropriate assessment techniques. Identify and develop collaborations/partnerships with health/social-service agencies and non-traditional partners to increase awareness of the impact of HIV/STI, Hep C, and substance abuse on our target populations, and to offer the program’s services at community-based sites. Oversee preparation and data entry of monthly data and written reports as appropriate on both qualitative and quantitative results of program activities, including but not limited to participant evaluations, program contacts, program agendas, demographic information, referrals and materials distributed to supervisor. Supervise peer navigators and volunteers including overseeing their program orientation and training. Perform other job related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED with three to five years of outreach, community or public health, and/or community education experience required. Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. Familiarity with greater Boston area community and social service agencies and non-traditional public health partners. Must be willing to travel and work extensively in diverse neighborhoods. Must have excellent knowledge of reproductive/family planning and sexual health education that includes HIV/STI, HIV Testing, and HepC substance use. Experience providing community-based outreach and prevention education with a variety of target populations that include adolescents, young adult women of color and LGBT. Demonstrated ability to organize and facilitate group education/workshops and community events. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: this is a part time position for twenty-one (21) hours per week.

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OUTREACH, ADVISING AND SCHOLARSHIP COORDINATOR

Recruitment Bulletin: 2089
Posted: Aug 04, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children’s Services – Region 6 EPS

Provides leadership and expertise in regards to collaboration and coordination with institutions of higher education within the region that participate in Education and Provider Support (EPS) services. Responsible for identifying and coordinating outreach, advising and scholarship opportunities with institutions of higher education within Region 6 that participates in EPS services and are serving ECE Scholarship recipients. Build and maintain partnerships and collaborations with colleges, stakeholders, and other relevant local community organizations. Participate in the Self-Assessment, Community Assessment, and development of EPS Region 6 grant goals. Assist with the implementation and production of marketing materials to promote grant services. Responsible for effective documentation of scholarship partners, opportunities, and requirements. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or a related field, and one to three years of experience in early childhood education or human services required. Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Applications. Ability to attend relevant trainings, seminars, and workshops. Bilingual skills and writing proficiency in Spanish/English. Possess a car and be able to travel to all communities within Region 6, as needed. Must have a valid driver’s license, and the ability and willingness to travel on a regular basis. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: This position is grant funded position through June 30, 2018 with the possibility of renewal.

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PREKINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Recruitment Bulletin: 2073
Posted: Mar 24, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services - Walnut Grove Head Start

Responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher with the care and education of the children in the Prekindergarten Program. This position assists in the day-to-day implementation of the Education Component objectives for the Building Blocks, Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learners (CSEFEL), and Opening the World of Learning (OWL) teaching practices. Engage in coaching sessions through assessing of strengths and needs, asking questions, sharing pertinent information, reflecting, listening and identifying goals and means to achieve those goals in collaboration with the coach. Study and understand the performance standards of each curriculum and the overall program. Use diagnostic evaluations to develop long and short-term goals for each child. Develop and implement written Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) for children with special needs. Serve as a mentor for teacher assistants enrolled in professional training. Provides a balance between child-initiated and teacher-led activities. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field and 9 months of relevant experience required. EEC Preschool Teacher qualified. Degree in related field requires a minimum of 6 courses related to early childhood education that focus on child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science or children’s literature. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred. Must be able to engage in the physical activities incident to the job. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred. Maintains confidentiality of child and family information at all times. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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PRESCHOOL EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Recruitment Bulletin: 2090
Posted: Aug 25, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services

Responsible for promoting the school readiness of preschool children by providing technical assistance and training to program staff serving preschool children in Head Start and child care programs. Provide internal consulting services, training, and compliance monitoring to program staff. Engage in ongoing monitoring of local program operations. Serve as a primary planner to ensure the integration of child development services within all the components.  Facilitate the development of community resources related to early childhood education and staff training. Maintain and document on-going contact with local programs through phone and site visits. Monitor and track follow-up needs, developmental screenings, curriculum system, child outcomes, school readiness goals and concerns for all programs. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, childhood development or related field required. A minimum of five years of supervised teaching experience in an early childhood setting, preferably including some experience with special needs preschoolers. A minimum of three years of administrative/supervisory experience. Must have knowledge and experience in the philosophy and practices of Head Start (or comparable child development programs), early childhood education, developmentally appropriate practice, and bilingual education.  Proven ability to keep accurate written records and documentation. Knowledge of neighborhoods served by programs and city-wide services relevant to the programs population. Frequent traveling for home visits and off-site trainings required.  Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals and groups of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

 

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PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Recruitment Bulletin: 2086
Posted: Jul 14, 2017
Department: Housing and Homelessness Prevention Department

Support the daily operations of the department and its housing programs. Greet guests and direct incoming calls as appropriate. Enter client intake and assessment information into the database system. Organize contracts, budgets, and files by programs. Coordinate and conduct housing workshops, appointment scheduling, and follow up with clients regarding incomplete documentation. Order and distribute office supplies and ensure the maintenance of office equipment. Oversee accurate completion of employee timecards, travel forms, and check disbursements. Work with volunteers, interns, and temporary employees in completing tasks. Act as the liaison with the public and with staff from other departments. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED with up to twelve months of related experience required. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint highly preferred. Bilingual skills as needed. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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PROGRAM SERVICES ASSISTANT

Recruitment Bulletin: 2089
Posted: Aug 04, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children’s Services – Region 6 EPS

Supports the program services offered through EPS Region 6. Responsible for maintaining and/or managing communications with programs and educators around program services. Answer phone and process email inquiries and requests from the field for information and support about professional development, coaching and mentoring. Assist with the production and dissemination of marketing communications, including emails and flyers. Keep project calendar updated to reflect new professional development opportunities. Coordinate administrative processes for the department. Perform data entry into the Region 6 database on a regular basis and assist with the monthly reports to EEC and generate related reports as needed. Oversee and perform special projects as necessary. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of an Associate’s degree in education, human services or a related field, and one to three years of relevant professional experience required. Must have strong organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written, and excellent attention to detail. Demonstrated familiarity with Microsoft Applications. Proficiency with creating and posting content to CMS platforms (such as WordPress), and maintaining email platforms (such as Constant Contact). Bilingual skills and writing proficiency in Spanish/English. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: This position is grant funded position through June 30, 2018 with the possibility of renewal.

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SPECIAL EDUCATION AND CURRICULUM COORDINATOR

Recruitment Bulletin: 2089
Posted: Aug 04, 2017
Department: Education, Training, & Youth Services – University High School

Provide individualized and group instruction to over-age, under-credited youth with varying degrees of learning disabilities, skills gaps, and interruptions in their education. Act as the liaison to UHS and Boston Public Schools for all Special Education, 504 and Behavioral Interventions services. Design lesson plans and objectives using competency based framework that is linked to Common Core and Power Standards. Collect, analyze, and track UHS achievement diagnostic data. Participate in and facilitate after-school co-curricular activities as needed. Work closely with counselors for behavior management. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education or related field and one to three years previous teaching experience required. Master’s in education or related field preferred. Special Education and SEI certifications required. Ability to obtain a teacher certification in content area (Math, English, Science, or History) after six month of employment required. Teaching experience in an alternative high school setting preferred. Must have experience using technology in the classroom and computer proficiency. Must demonstrate cultural proficiency and use of effective and culturally relevant instructional practices. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: This position is temporary until December 15, 2017.

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TEACHER ASSISTANTS – HS

Recruitment Bulletin: 2079
Posted: May 19, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services - Agency wide

Assist Teachers with the care and education of a group of children as part of a teaching team. Provide the children with a nurturing, safe and healthy environment and individualized learning experiences to help them develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally in achieving social competency. Participate in the development of and implementation of developmentally-appropriate lesson plans and individualized activities.  Participate in a minimum of two home visits and three parent/teacher conferences per family per year. Participate in the development and implementation of written Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) for the children with special needs. Maintain the EEC requirements including child to staff ratios, classroom supervision, etc. Attend meetings as necessary. Provide classroom coverage as needed. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with up to twelve months of relevant experience working with preschool children required. Must have an active Preschool Child Development Associate Credential or matriculated in a degree program with 15 or more college credits towards a degree in Early Childhood or related field, including child growth and development required. EEC preschool teacher certified preferred. Good interpersonal skills required. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner. Possess bilingual ability where appropriate. Must be able to engage in physical activities while attending to the needs of the center’s children and/or moving classroom equipment. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: there are forty-three (43) week school year positions and fifty-two (52) week positions available.

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TEACHERS – HS

Recruitment Bulletin: 2077
Posted: May 05, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services - Agency wide

Provide preschool children at the local Head Start center with a nurturing, safe and healthy environment and individualized learning experiences to help them develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally in achieving social competency. Plan and implement the Education Component objectives of the Head Start Performance Standards. Provide a balance between quiet and active learning activities. Help children gain independence and autonomy in eating, toileting, dressing and hygiene through age appropriate and manageable tasks. Develop activities and strategies to engage parents in the educational aspects of the program in order to improve their understanding of child development and facilitate their role as the principal influence in their child’s education.  Attends meetings as necessary. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, with nine months of relevant experience required. Must be EEC Preschool Teacher qualified. Degree in related field requires a minimum of six courses related to early childhood education that focus on child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science or children’s literature. Good interpersonal skills required. Must be able to work cooperatively as a member of a teaching team, with program staff and with parents. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner required. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred. Must be able to engage in physical activities while attending to the needs of the center’s preschool children and/or while moving classroom equipment. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: there are fifty-two week (52) and School Year (43) positions available

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TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR – TECH KEY

Recruitment Bulletin: 2078
Posted: May 12, 2017
Department: Education, Training, and Youth Services – GATE

Provides classroom instruction to help prepare students to successfully pass the tests required to obtain CompTia A+, CompTia Network+, and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications. Develop curriculum, lesson plan, and instructor guides for preparation courses. Deliver training to clients in both classroom and lab learning settings. Provide student support via telephone, email, and set weekly office hours. Track attendance and provide updates to project manager on a weekly basis. Work collaboratively with ITS department to ensure curriculum and internship goals and objectives are aligned. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED and 2-3 years teaching, teaching aid or instructional experience in a technology field required. CompTia A+ and CompTia Network+ certifications also required. Experience teaching/instructing in CompTia A+, CompTia Network+ or Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016 certification courses highly preferred. Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality classroom training, instructional aptitude and mixture of strong technical and interpersonal client facing skills. Exceptional presentation skills, strong verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to quickly learn all aspects of technical software. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse, educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: This position is temporary until April 30, 2018.

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