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Power Corps Boston / BPDA Hiring for Director of Support Services

Location: Boston, MA

Job Description: The Office of Workforce Development (OWD) and the Environment, Energy & Open Space Cabinet (EEOS) are partnering on launching a new green jobs training program centering opportunity youth / disconnected young people and returning citizens. Based on Power Corps Philadelphia (https://powercorpsphl.org/ ) Power Corps Boston is launching this summer and seeking to fill out it’s staff immediately. The Supportive Services Director is responsible for the development, execution, and oversight of the systems that support corps members and alumni in building self-empowerment and removing barriers to self-sufficiency. The Supportive Services Director will be responsible for supervising additional support services staff members, as hired. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Requirements/Qualifications:

Minimum of five years of work in case management or social services.

Master’s degree in Social Work or related field can be substituted for three years of experience, OR Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or can be substituted for 2 years of experience.

Two years’ experience in program or policy development, local social services agencies, or public benefits access, preferred.

Ability to establish and foster relationships with multiple cross sector partners and to work as a part of a collaborative team.

Excellent organizational skills; proven competence with collection and management of documentation and paperwork.

Experience with database management and recording/tracking of data.

Ability to establish and foster relationships with cross sector partners and to work as a part of a collaborative team.

Flexibility, professional demeanor, ability to respond calmly and positively to rapidly changing situations Demonstrated commitment to diversity and cross-cultural issues.

Ability to self-direct and assume full ownership over responsibilities, present strong problem-solving processes.

Demonstrate high level of enthusiasm for and ability to convey the program mission to internal and external stakeholders in a clear and compelling manner.

Commit to the advancement of urban youth, including staff development.

Familiarity with Boston neighborhoods, preferred.

Ability to speak additional languages, plus.

Perform additional tasks as required.

Valid Driver’s License, preferred.

Boston residency required.

Salary: $70-$86K

Contact: Taylor Powers at (617)633-3558 or [email protected]

Additional Information: Further information and the application portal can be found at: https://www.bostonplans.org/about-us/careers-at-the-bpda. BPDA offers great benefits for new hires and opportunities for growth within various City of Boston agencies.