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 & 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. We are actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced staff.

HRiA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

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Positions

  • Contracts Administrator

    We are seeking a Contracts Administrator who will join an existing team within the Administration & Finance department to work directly with managing directors, project directors, and programs staff to understand and follow through on all contractual aspects of our work.

  • Fulfillment Center Coordinator

    We are seeking a Fulfillment Center Coordinator to join the Clearinghouse team and manage the warehousing, marketing, print production, and distribution of hundreds of publications for the MA Health Promotion Clearinghouse and other public health organizations. This position is based at HRiA’s Clearinghouse in Amesbury, MA.

  • College Access and Persistence Manager, LEAH

    We are seeking a College Access and Persistence (CAP) Manager who will be responsible for providing overall support to the LEAH Project while managing LEAH’s college access, readiness, and persistence programming.

  • Marketing Manager

    We are seeking a Marketing Manager who will work collaboratively with the dynamic marketing and new business development team and passionate, knowledgeable program staff to bolster our visibility and share our best practices both within the public health field and across multiple sectors.

  • Education and Training Manager

    We are seeking a full time Education and Training Manager to join HRiA’s staff to develop and implement trainings and provide project management to support the overall success of the new Gun Violence Prevention Training Center for Excellence in partnership with UTEC, Inc.   This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in training, violence prevention and harm reduction work, and become a part a new initiative in a vibrant and growing new public health organization.

  • Program Associate, Training and Capacity Building

    We are seeking a Program Associate who is passionate about youth development and tobacco prevention. The Program Associate will work on The 84 Movement, a statewide youth leadership and tobacco prevention movement in Massachusetts. The Associate will also mentor and provide training and support for Statewide Leadership Team members on topics such as tobacco prevention, public speaking, and the post-secondary education opportunities, and will ensure that the SLT has an authentic role in guiding The 84’s programming and direction.

  • Manager, Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers (MACHW)

    We are seeking a full-time Manager for the Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers MACHW, a fiscally sponsored program of Health Resources in Action. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the advancement of the CHW workforce and the establishment of strategic alliances with other Peer Led professions.

  • Scientific Director – The Medical Foundation

    We are seeking a Scientific Director for our organization. This is a senior-level, technical position. The Scientific Director will collaborate with the organization’s grantmaking team to create and maintain the organization’s biomedical research award program services and work to enhance program impact and further diversify and expand the organization’s funding base. They will also cultivate and maintain positive working relationships with current clients, grant applicants/awardees, and scientific reviewers.

  • Office Coordinator

    We are seeking an Office Coordinator for a growing and dynamic public health organization. The Office Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining the office environment which includes managing facilities, troubleshooting operations issues, basic IT issues, and assisting with conference room A/V.

  • Project Manager, Substance Use Helplines

    We are searching for a full-time Project Manager for the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline and the new Vermont Substance Use Disorder Treatment Centralized Intake and Resource Center (hereafter “the Helplines”). This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the management of an established program (MA Helpline) and help develop a new and innovative solution for another state (Vermont). The candidate will provide project management expertise while gaining a deeper understanding of substance use and related systems in both states, through client interaction, program implementation, staff supervision, and program administration. The Project Manager will devote approximately 50% of their time to each project annually. The Project Manager will be based in Boston, MA.

  • Service Opportunity: Americorp Massachusetts Promise Fellow, Leaders in Education, Action and Hope

    The Leaders through Education, Action and Hope (LEAH) Project is a college access, job readiness, and youth development initiative that trains, and supports low-income, Boston Public high school students of color, known as “LEAH Mentors,” to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) lessons and provide homework help to elementary school students. The LEAH Project’s mission is to cultivate the power of youth to transform their lives and communities through science, education, and service. The Fellow will lead and enhance the LEAH Project’s College Readiness Program (CRP) to increase the college-readiness of LEAH Mentors including managing a tutoring program, planning college visits, parent engagement events, and college workshops.

  • Clinician, Helpline (MA & IL)

    We are searching for a full-time, Master’s level Clinician, Extended Services Supervisor for the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline and the Illinois Substance Use Helpline (Helplines). 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.

  • Screening & Information Specialist (All Shifts)

    We are seeking Screening and Information Specialists (SIS) for the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline (MA Helpline) and the Illinois Opioid and Other Drug Helpline (IL Helpline), and soon a substance use helpline for the state of Vermont. 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.

  • Bilingual Screening & Information Specialist : Full time and Part time

    We are seeking bilingual (English/Spanish) Screening and Information Specialists (SIS) for the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline (MA Helpline) and the Illinois Opioid and Other Drug Helpline (IL Helpline), and soon a substance use helpline for the state of Vermont. 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.

Internships

  • Communications Intern

    HRiA is seeking a communications intern for 2019/2020 academic year to support the Innovative Stable Housing Initiative (www.ISHIBoston.org). Using a collaborative and participatory approach to grantmaking, this initiative seeks to identify, assess, and fund strategic approaches to increase housing stability for our most vulnerable populations. This individual must be available for 10-15 hours/week, on-site.