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Human Resources Recruitment Bulletin #1961
July 25, 2014


TRAINER/ADVISOR
Head Start and Children's Services - Citywide

Work with Head Start Teachers, Teacher Assistants, and/or family child care providers enrolled in the ABCD Head Start Professional Development Program at all levels of training, education, and experience. Advise staff in the area of professional and career development, teach appropriate coursework, and review the Individual Training Plan of Head Start and child care staff to place individuals into educational tracks. Provide services to the Child Development Associate Program, such as observing interns in the classroom, conducting feedback conferences, and developing written reports. Develop field assignments for interns and provide resources for performance, strategies, and improvement of teaching skills. Assist candidates in the preparation of final assessments. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, with three years of supervised teaching experience in an early childhood setting required. Prior experience as a CDA Advisor, CDA Representative, or Administrator of a CDA model preferred. Thorough knowledge of all related curricular areas and their relationship to the development of infant/toddler/preschool children required. Must be proficient in educational planning, supervision, training, and evaluation. Excellent verbal and communication skills required. Must be willing to work flexible hours. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.


STABILIZATION SPECIALIST
Housing and Homelessness Department - Scattered Site Program

Advocate for and assist homeless and at-risk clients to obtain and/or maintain permanent housing. Provide assessment of stabilization and housing needs, and develop a plan to best meet housing and family stabilization goals. Maintain contact with housed clients through home and office visits for a year. Assist clients with money management skills and applying for all potential benefits and resources. Coordinate rental assistance strategies and applications. Serve as liaison to schools, medical providers and others to ensure best level of community integration. Work with partnering agencies to ensure a comprehensive collaborative model and strategies are implemented. Contribute to the knowledge about successful outcomes through expanded/refined data collection and analysis. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with one to three years of experience in case management or related social services required. Associate’s degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Working knowledge of homeless and housing issues and housing subsidies required. Willingness to conduct home visits in different neighborhoods and accompany clients to neighborhood services required. Must be able to work and set appropriate boundaries with clients with mental health, substance abuse, and/or domestic abuse issues. Must have a valid driver’s license. Strong problem-solving and verbal and written communication skills required. Bilingual skills in Spanish highly preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.


STABILIZATION SPECIALIST
Housing and Homelessness Department - Families at Home/Shelter Plus Care/Housing Court Advocacy Program

Provide stabilization and follow-up services to households served through the Families at Home/Shelter Plus Care/Housing Court Advocacy program. Conduct assessment of stabilization needs and develop a plan to best meet housing and stabilization goals. Maintain regular contact with clients regarding court agreements, repayment plans, court judgments, and all other housing and service delivery needs. Assist clients with applying for eligible benefits and resources. Work with clients to develop stable tenancies, including assisting them with housing search if they are in temporary and/or unstable housing. Provide and contribute to the knowledge of successful outcomes through expanded/refined data collection and analysis using the ETO software system. Work with partnering agencies to ensure that comprehensive, collaborative models and strategies are implemented. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with one to three years of experience in case management or a related service required. Associate’s degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Must have some experience with and knowledge of homeless and housing issues and housing subsidies. Willingness to conduct home visits in various neighborhoods and accompany clients to neighborhood services required. Must have the ability to work and set appropriate boundaries with clients with various mental health, substance abuse, and domestic violence issues. Strong problem-solving skills required. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Valid driver’s license required. Bilingual skills preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.


How to Apply

Email: hr@bostonabcd.org (Please indicate the job title you’re interested in the subject line! Attachments in Microsoft Word ONLY, please.)

Please direct resumes and inquiries to:
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Human Resources
Department 161
178 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02111 

PHONE 617-357-6000
TTY 617-423-9215
FAX 617-423-7693


ABCD, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer actively seeking applications under its affirmative action programs.

     
 

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