Careers

Health Resources in Action offers exciting, engaging, and challenging employment opportunities for researchers, facilitators, analysts, trainers, policy specialists, and more.

People come to HRiA because of our commitment to social justice and health equity, our wonderful clients and partners, and our dedicated and dynamic staff. People stay at HRIA because of our collaborative approach to problem solving, our friendly work environment, and our commitment to providing employees with challenging and exciting professional opportunities.

HRiA offers exceptional employee benefits that include a 35-hour work week; employer funded health, dental and life insurance; a retirement plan that includes an employer-funded tax-deferred annuity; generous vacation and sick time; and flexible work schedules.

Equity and inclusion are core values of our organization. Our hiring and business practices appreciate the strengths offered through varied backgrounds. As public health practitioners with a social justice focus, we are committed to better understanding and learning from the institutional structures that create disparities among us and our work.

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Positions

  • Clinician, Extended Services Supervisor

    We are searching for a Master’s level Clinician, Extended Services Supervisor for the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline and the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances. This is an exciting opportunity to share addiction expertise while gaining a deeper understanding of substance use and related systems in both states, through client interaction, staff supervision, and program administration. There will also be significant opportunities to contribute to project development for both Helplines. This is a full time, exempt position.

  • Data and Quality Improvement Supervisor

    We are searching for a Data and Quality Improvement Supervisor for the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline and the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances. This is an exciting opportunity to use data analysis and quality improvement expertise to enhance substance use treatment access in Illinois and Massachusetts, while gaining a deeper understanding of substance use and related systems in both states. There will also be significant opportunities to contribute to project development for both Helplines. This is a full time, exempt position.

  • Project Manager, Helpline

    We are searching for a Project Manager for the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to development of a new project, and share project management expertise while gaining a deeper understanding of substance use and related systems in Illinois, through client interaction, staff supervision, and program administration.  The Project Manager will be based in Boston, MA. This is a full time, exempt position.

  • Project Associate, Policy & Practice

    We are searching for a Project Associate to join HRiA’s Policy & Practice team. This is an exciting opportunity to lead efforts around a Tobacco Free Community Capacity Building program, as well as assist with other initiatives at HRiA. This is a full time, exempt position.

  • Screening & Information Specialist (Overnight)

    We are seeking overnight Screening and Information Specialists for the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances. SIS must be able to establish rapport with callers, elicit relevant information, effectively communicate by phone and online chat, gather and record data, accurately assess Helpline users’ needs, provider referrals to appropriate services, and motivate and support them to follow through with accessing substance abuse and related services. This is a part time, non-exempt position.

  • Screening & Information Specialist (All Shifts)

    We are seeking Screening and Information Specialists for the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline  and the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances. SIS must be able to establish rapport with callers, elicit relevant information, effectively communicate by phone and online chat, gather and record data, accurately assess Helpline users’ needs, provider referrals to appropriate services, and motivate and support them to follow through with accessing substance abuse and related services. This is a part time, non-exempt position.

  • Bilingual Screening & Information Specialist

    We are seeking bilingual (English/Spanish) Screening and Information Specialists for the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline and the Illinois Opioid and Other Drug Helpline. SIS must be able to establish rapport with callers, elicit relevant information, effectively communicate by phone and online chat, gather and record data, accurately assess Helpline users’ needs, provider referrals to appropriate services, and motivate and support them to follow through with accessing substance abuse and related services. This is a part time, non-exempt position.

  • IT Coordinator

    We are searching for an IT Coordinator to be the central IT practitioner for a growing and dynamic organization. The IT Coordinator will be responsible for fielding questions and troubleshooting problems with hardware, software, mobile devices, printers, phone system and other relevant technologies.  The person in this role will expected to perform basic desktop support for staff both onsite and remotely. They will be responsible for diagnosing and resolving various end-user issues. The IT Coordinator will also be expected to perform repairs, work with vendors to resolve problems caused by defects/hardware conflicts, set up new equipment, and verify installations.

  • Scientific Officer

    We are seeking a Scientific Officer to collaborate with The Medical Foundation’s team to develop, advance, and provide effective oversight of The Medical Foundation’s biomedical grant programs. This position may be either part-time or full-time (35 hrs./week) with flexible hours and the potential to work remotely.

  • Finance Specialist – Budget & Contracts

    We are searching for a Finance Specialist to be responsible for collecting and entering budgets, working with data, and supporting the contracting process for a specific portfolio of work within the organization. This is an outstanding opportunity for a finance professional to apply their knowledge and skills to a growing and dynamic organization. The position affords the chance to work collaboratively with a range of program and administrative staff and is a growth opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated professional. This is a full time, non-exempt position.

  • Screening & Information Specialist (Full & Part Time Available)

    We are seeking part-time Screening and Information Specialists (SIS) for the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline (Helpline). SIS must be able to establish rapport with callers, elicit relevant information, effectively communicate by phone and online chat, gather and record data, accurately assess Helpline users’ needs, provider referrals to appropriate services, and motivate and support them to follow through with accessing substance use and related services. We have full time and part time positions available – *daytime weekday availability is required*.  

Internships

  • Community Health Training Institute Community Engagement and Coalition Outreach Intern

    We are searching for an undergraduate junior or senior majoring in communications, community development, or health studies with an interest in public health and non-profit work. The position affords the chance to work collaboratively with a range of staff and attend community health trainings as they come up. The position requires a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week that can be split over three to four days (we can remain flexible).

  • Contracts Intern

    We are searching for a Contracts Intern to be responsible for contract file (Excel) updates, compliance and reconciliation, and to participate in improvement efforts around contracting. The Intern will work directly with the Budget & Contracts Director and three Budget & Contracts Coordinators to update and maintain department and project contracts, and may assist in budgeting and billing procedures as appropriate. The Contracts Intern is also responsible for contract retention.

    This is an exciting opportunity that requires a keen attention to detail and the ability to work as part of a team and independently. This position requires a minimum commitment of 8 hours per week which could be split over two days.