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

  • Managing Director, Racial Equity Grantmaking

    We are seeking a Managing Director of Racial Equity Grantmaking.  This is a senior-level position within HRiA’s grantmaking cluster, reporting to the Vice President of Grantmaking, and working in close collaboration with other members of the Grantmaking Leadership Team including Managing Directors and The Medical Foundation’s Chief Science Officer.

  • Project Manager, Illinois Helpline

    We are seeking a full-time Project Manager for the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances who will contribute to the management of a recent and innovative helpline solution, while also developing and launching enhancements and program improvements.

  • Grants Officer, Biomedical Research

    We are seeking a Grants Officer to advance health by working as part of a team to manage grant programs that support biomedical research.

  • Policy Manager, NACHW

    NACHW is seeking a Policy Manager (PM) to develop authentic relationships and collaborations with the NACHW Board, Members and Stakeholders across the country.

  • Capacity Building Coordinator, NACHW

    NACHW is seeking a passionate and self-motivated Capacity Building Coordinator to help us advance the professional identity, policy and organizational leadership and capacity of Community Health Workers, the CHW Networks and NACHW partners.

  • Data and Evaluation Project Senior Associate, NACHW

    NACHW is seeking Data and Evaluation Senior Associate to lead development of multi-method approaches to our data collection, data analysis and impact evaluation.

  • Senior Research Scientist

    We are seeking a Senior Research Scientist to provide leadership and support on a variety of projects that will help inform public health intervention planning and health-related grantmaking as well as measure impact.

  • Research Assistant

    We are seeking a Research Assistant to be a key member of HRiA’s R&E Department and provide research- related support and assistance on a variety of projects.

  • Research Associate

    We are seeking a Research Associate to be a key member of HRiA’s R&E Department and provide research-related support and assistance on a variety of projects.

  • Research and Evaluation Director

    We are seeking two Director-level positions which are senior-level Project Lead positions within the Research and Evaluation team.

  • Development and Marketing Coordinator

    The business development and marketing team is seeking a Development and Marketing Coordinator to support new business development and visibility activities for HRiA.

  • Program Associate

    We are seeking a dynamic and engaging youth development professional to join the Leaders through Education, Action, and Hope (LEAH) Project team.  

  • 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.

  • 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. This position can be 100% remote, and the option does exist for Boston-area employees to work in the office downtown if that is preferred by the employee.

  • Budget & Contracts (Finance) 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.

  • 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).

  • Manager, Capacity Building Assistance

    We are seeking a  full-time Manager to work in HRiA’s Policy and Practice Department.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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