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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  • Program Associate, Leaders in Action and Hope Project

    We are seeking a Program Associate to support the Leaders in Education, Action and Hope (LEAH) Project. This multi functional position will play a critical role in the implementation of the LEAH Knox Scholar Program and will provide overall support to the LEAH Project. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience, provide leadership, and make a significant contribution to a youth program serving Boston teenagers and children. This is a full time, exempt position pending confirmation of expected funding.

  • Development Manager

    We are searching for a Development Manager who will support HRiA’s efforts to secure funding, expand the scope and breadth of our impact, and sustain our signature programs. This position will play an integral role in helping lead development activities and in implementing and supporting development processes and systems. The Manager will work with program staff to help them develop and submit proposals for competitive contracts, fee-for-service work, and grant opportunities while also managing proposal teams and processes for complex and/or larger scale government and foundation proposals. This is a full time, exempt position.

  • 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.

  • Administrative Assistant

    We are seeking an Administrative Assistant for the fast growing Research & Evaluation department. The Administrative Assistant’s role will be to serve as the operational and administrative backbone to the R&E Department. The position will be responsible for a wide range of duties addressing the administrative, logistical, programmatic, travel, communications, and other vital needs of the R&E Department. This is a full time, non-exempt position.

  • Grants Officer

    We are searching for a Grants Officer who will play in integral role in the operational management of medical research grant programs for The Medical Foundation and will contribute to the advancement of best practices in grantmaking. This is a great opportunity for a professional with project and grant management experience ready to take their skills to the next level. This is a full time, exempt position.

  • SCI AmeriCorps Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

    We are searching for a Volunteer Outreach Coordinator though the Social Captial Inc. Program which increases volunteerism and providing leadership training and community service opportunities for youth. The Volunteer Outreach Coordinator will develop and implement practices for effective volunteer engagement at their host site, drawing on SCI’s emphasis on relationship development and nurturing local social networks.


  • 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.