- Work with the Director of Community Organizing on developing and carrying out community organizing initiatives that build resident power and result in improved quality of life.
- Support the implementation of Children Hospital’s "Children’s Health Equity Initiative” (CHEQ), for
The Living Safely in Jackson Square Coalition, including activities such as:
- Leading an awareness and recruitment campaign for residents who will shape the focus of priorities including economic security, safety, and community asset building.
- Support the Mildred Hailey Apartments Tenant Task Force and other community leaders in the Jackson Square area.
- Provide trainings to residents on leadership development, advocacy and related topics.
- Establish a Neighborhood Leaders’ Network, empowering residents to take on leadership roles in addressing their community concerns.
- Help coordinate the Leadership Development, Advocacy and Safety working group, in coordination with other coalition members.
- Coordinate JPNDC!s information and outreach eﬀorts around economic prosperity programs, workshops, and other partnership opportunities.
- Work with the Organizing team to provide organizing support to residents of JPNDC’s housing portfolio and to residents of public housing developments, including:
- Promote leadership development and resident engagement through one-on-one, strategy
meetings, leadership trainings, coaching and resident engagement activities.
- Support residents’ participation in their buildings, resident associations and neighborhood activities.
- Support community building projects and initiatives identiﬁed by the residents and the larger
- Support the Director of Community Organizing to recruit a diverse group of residents from Boston neighborhoods to participate on JPNDC Organizing and other leadership Committees.
- Support other activities of the department and JPNDC overall. Other duties may be assigned.
- Bilingual Spanish/English is required.
- 3-5 years! experience in community organizing, capacity building, leadership development and
personal resident engagement.
- Excellent organizational, communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
- Experience working as part of coalitions and multidisciplinary teams, and ability to work in a complex environment requiring signiﬁcant collaboration and coordination.
- Strong planning, facilitation, and organizational skills, with the ability to think strategically in the planning and implementation of project work plans.
- Experience in providing training, technical assistance and organizational development to a diverse population.
- Knowledge of community and housing development issues, aﬀordable housing development, economic prosperity and/or early education issues.
- Ability and willingness to work with people of various ethnic, economic and educational backgrounds.
- Strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem solving and crisis management skills.
- Familiarity with the Jackson Square neighborhood and understanding of the local community preferred.
- Willingness to work a ﬂexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
- Proﬁcient in computer word processing, Excel, database management, graphic design, virtual meetings, and PowerPoint programs preferred.
- Ability to work independently and in a team within the agency and with collaborating organizations.
Employment Terms/Compensation: This is a full-time, salaried position with full beneﬁt package. Salary is negotiable depending on experience.
Email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications without cover letter will not be considered.
No phone calls please. Position open until ﬁlled.
JPNDC is an Aﬃrma:ve Ac:on/Equal Opportunity Employer