Current Job Openings

Career Coordinator

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including operating social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to economic self-sufficiency. Comprehensive programming consists of classroom instruction, credential training, case management services, housing and job placement, retention and career services.
We currently seek the following position:

Title: CAREER COORDINATOR
Reports to: Director of Career Services

Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Director of Career Services, the Career Coordinator will be responsible for developing a career plan with clients during their enrollment in classroom-based training. After the career plan is developed, they will coordinate services for individual students that will lead to employment, advanced learning, and further skill training. The Career Coordinator will also provide case management services to assigned caseload.
Specific duties of the Career Coordinator include:
• Recruiting and screening clients for classes
• Assessing the skill and education level of clients through self-directed tools and various standardized tests
• Conducting workshops for clients/alumni to educate them on professional development opportunities and educational resources
• Developing and maintaining resources in the community that will benefit clients
• Completing the career plan section of the Individual Development Plan (IDP) in conjunction with a case manager and with each client; reviewing goals and progress regularly
• Working as a team with program managers, case managers, the Industry Internship Coordinator, and the Employment Specialist to develop a comprehensive plan for clients to attain goal of IDP
• Facilitating Career Pathways class for clients enrolled in social enterprises
• Working in collaboration with agencies who partner with Project Place to fulfill IDP of each client
• Providing computer instruction that will include certificate training for digital literacy
• Entering client data in the computer tracking system
• Completing quarterly internal and external reports
• Working closely with the Career Department to ensure the curriculum reflects the needs of employers within the industry
• Maintaining a caseload of active clients and alumni
• Other tasks as assigned by Executive Director or designee.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Strong familiarity with community organizations that offer education resources and community colleges
• Experience with adult student population preferred
• Previous experience teaching computer skills and working as an employment specialist strongly preferred
• Proficiency with computers
• Ability to respond flexibly in a fast-paced, evolving environment.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@projectplace.org. No in-person applications or phone calls, please.

Project Place is an EEO/AAA employer.

Logistics Journeyman

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including operating social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to economic self-sufficiency. Comprehensive programming consists of classroom instruction, credential training, case management services, housing and job placement, retention and career services.
We currently seek the following position:

Title: LOGISTICS JOURNEYMAN
Reports to: Director of Reentry and Programming

Responsibilities:
The Logistics Journeyman will facilitate the coordination of Project Place’s Logistics Enterprise Apprenticeship Program (LEAP). In LEAP, program participants learn basic skills in the logistics field while pursuing training in the industry. The Logistics Journeyman will coordinate the classroom-based learning as well as the oversight of skills practice, to assist clients in obtaining employment in the logistics field.
Specific duties of the Logistics Journeyman include:
• Instructing students in warehouse and transportation skills in daily classes
• Imparting skills relevant to pre-apprenticeship logistics
• Maintaining relevant lessons in the field and updating the curriculum manual
• Coordinating and following up with clients regarding their evaluation from their field supervisor as they complete daily tasks of work-training and providing feedback as they complete classroom-based learning and credential attainment
• Consulting and supporting Enterprise Operations Managers to develop and refine instruction around the use of new equipment, maintaining care of equipment, and safety concerns
• Tracking progress and noting individual attainment of apprenticeship requirements
• Completing internal and external reports
• Utilizing necessary computer programs for instruction, communication, and operations
• Coaching clients and setting a personal example modeling the agency’s standard of professionalism
• Working on a multi-disciplined team to support individual students as they overcome barriers from homelessness and incarceration
• Other tasks as assigned by Executive Director or designee.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Licensed journeymen with supervisory experience required
• Self-starter with a capacity to work independently and as a member of a dynamic team
• Proficiency with computers and email
• Desire to work with population in recovery from substance addiction, re-entry from incarceration, and new to the workforce.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@projectplace.org. Please do not call or show up in person!

Our Mission and values at Project Place reflect the fundamental principle that our doors are open to all. We aspire to be a place of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility. Diversity makes us stronger, and the creation of a deeply inclusive culture allows us to succeed and grow together.

Project Place is an EEO/AA employer.

Manager of Stabilization Services

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including operating social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to economic self-sufficiency. Comprehensive programming consists of classroom instruction, credential training, case management services, housing and job placement, retention and career services.

We currently seek the following position:

Title: MANAGER OF STABILIZATION SERVICES

Reports to: Associate Director

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Manager of Stabilization Services is responsible for the oversight of stabilization services, including outreach efforts and referral processes of new clients early in their recovery and commitment to life change. As an agency manager, the following are areas of responsibility: personnel management, program development and evaluation, community representation, client data, and contract management.

Personnel Management

· Recruit, hire, supervise, and evaluate staff

· Convene and guide weekly meetings, service delivery, and data collection of frontline staff

Program Development and Evaluation

· Evaluate and monitor client services and provide supervision and case management services where needed

· Oversee consistent and quality delivery of client curricula and coaching services

· Lead contact with partner agencies concerning intake and programming

· Participate in programming, supervision, and partner relations

· Serve as liaison between program and enterprise staff for quality client services

· Serve as liaison between Project Place and housing partners, including contract management and landlord matters

· Supervise services for clients’ tenancy preservation and self-sufficiency

· Research best practices and design new programming toward client success

Client Data

· Complete monthly service statistics and client censuses

· Take the lead in oversight of database, including system maintenance; assist staff in troubleshooting

· Supervise staff data entry, report generation, and outcomes analysis quarterly

Contract Management

· Manage contractual obligations regarding client census and reporting requirements

· Maintain contact with appropriate parties to ensure contract/program goals are met

· Lead renewal process of contracts with grant-writing support from development staff

· Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Master’s degree in human services and/or management or relevant human service experience

· Clinical training a plus; supervisory experience required

· Knowledge of the homeless and offender population and veterans; familiarity with substance abuse issues and mental illness.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@projectplace.org.

Project Place is an EEO/AA employer.