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

  • Help is Here: Screening & Information Specialist

    We are seeking a full-time Screening Information Specialists (SIS) for the IDHS Help is Here helpline to answer inquiries and provide referrals regarding housing and rental assistance.

  • Executive Assistant & Data Manager, The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention

    We are seeking an Executive Assistant & Data Manager to work directly with the Executive Director, Managing Directors, and the HAVI Operations Department to support the growing organization.

  • Grants Coordinator

    We are seeking a Grants Coordinator who interested in advancing health through working as part of a team that that manages grant programs that support health-related projects ranging from biomedical research programs to community health initiatives.

  • Program Coordinator

    We are seeking a Program Coordinator to provide a range of programmatic and administrative support for a capacity building assistance (CBA) project.

  • Contracts Administrator

    We are seeking a Contracts Administrator with solid experience working with federal, state and local government contracts 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.

  • Budget & Contracts Associate

    We are seeking a Budget & Contracts Associate with solid experience working with budgets and/or contracts 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.

  • Associate Director, Helplines

    We are seeking a full-time Associate Director to join our Helpline team to take on a new role to facilitate substance use service access across multiple states while supporting a diverse team of staff.

  • Director, Planning & Facilitation

    We are seeking a full-time Director, Planning & Facilitation to join a growing team within our Capacity Building Assistance Cluster focused on planning and organizational effectiveness.

  • Helpline Technical Assistance Associate

    We are seeking a full-time Helpline Technical Assistance Associate to strengthen and enhance access to medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD)/medication-assisted recovery (MAR) in Illinois through provider engagement, research, and database management.

  • Budget and Contracts Coordinator

    The finance team is searching for a Budget and Contracts Coordinator to be responsible for management of the grants database and select accounts receivable work (not collections).

  • Marketing Manager

    We are seeking a Marketing Manager with a marketing and communication background to apply their strategic and creative skills to public health and social change issues.

  • Managing Director, Communities & Culture Transformation

    We are seeking a Managing Director to lead a cross-organizational effort to plan Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) Sharing Knowledge Conference for Fall 2021. In addition to this major project, the individual in this role will have an opportunity to partner with leadership to continue catalyzing culture change across the organization and its work.

  • Racial Equity and Leadership Initiative Consultant

    HRiA is looking to contract with approximately 20 Real Consultant Trainers who will provide racial equity trainings for the City of Boston’s Racial Equity and Leadership Initiative. Racial equity trainings will be conducted virtually and synchronously for groups of up to 30 City of Boston staff, and will ultimately reach the city’s 18,000 employees.

  • AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow

    We are seeking an AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellows to deliver the resources young people need to be successful in life by creating, managing, and leading meaningful out-of-school time programs for youth in grades 6-12.

  • Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellowship

    The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention is seeking a Fellow to work with the them to conduct a groundbreaking analysis of violently injured patients in Philadelphia.

  • Manager, Capacity Building Assistance

    We are seeking up to three (3) full-time Managers to join HRiA’s Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) cluster. This is an exciting opportunity to help build the capacity of people and community-based organizations to improve public health and advance health and racial equity.

  • Clinical Manager

    We are seeking a full-time Clinical Manager for the Helplines. This is an exciting opportunity to build a deep understanding of substance use and behavioral health services nationally while collaboratively managing a contact center.

  • Director of Strategic Communications, The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention

    We are searching for a Director of Strategic Communications who can leverage the HAVI’s national expertise to advance public discourse on racial justice and alternatives to policing practices.

  • Director of Peer Learning, The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention

    We are searching for a Director of  Peer Learning to play a central role in the recruitment, maintenance, and retention strategies for member programs of the HAVI.

  • Contact Center Supervisor

    We are seeking a full-time Helpline Contact Center Supervisors to join our team on the Massachusetts Substance Use & Problem Gambling Helplines (MA Helpline), the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances (IL Helpline), and the Vermont Helplink (VT Helplink)This is an exciting opportunity to take on a newly developed position to support substance use treatment access across three states and supervise a diverse team of staff.  

  • Screening & Information Specialist – Full time and Part time

    We are seeking SIS for the MA Helplines, the IL Helpline, and VT Helplink. We refer to these projects collectively as “the Helplines.” SIS establish rapport with consumers who have substance use, gambling, or related concerns via the phone, text, & online chat, elicit relevant information to accurately assess needs, gather and record data, provide referrals to appropriate services, and  support consumers by encouraging them to follow through with accessing the referred services.

  • Clinician, Helplines

    We are seeking a Clinician to join our team on the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline (MA Helpline), the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances (IL Helpline), and the Vermont Helplink (VT Helplink). This is an exciting opportunity to share addiction expertise while gaining a deeper understanding of substance use and related systems in three states, through consumer interaction and staff supervision.

  • 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 consumers who have substance use related concerns via the phone and online chat, elicit relevant information to accurately assess needs, gather and record data, provide referrals to appropriate services, and provide support to consumers encouraging them to follow through with accessing the referred services.

Internships

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