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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Manager, Planning & Facilitation to join a growing team within our CBA Cluster focused on planning and organizational effectiveness.

We are seeking an Administrative Coordinator to provide a wide range of administrative duties to support the consulting and internal administrative activities of the Strategic Planning & Organizational Effectiveness Department within HRiA’s CBA Cluster.

We are seeking a full-time Administrative Coordinator (AC) to join HRiA’s TCB Department to develop and maintain systems to support the overall success of our training initiatives and projects.

We are seeking a Program Manager to join the Clearinghouse team and manage the day-to-day operation of the Clearinghouse program including maintaining the publication online catalog and order system, managing print production, marketing, and overseeing distribution of hundreds of publications for the MA Health Promotion Clearinghouse and other public health organizations.

We are seeking a full-time Manager to work in HRiA’s Training and Capacity Building Department, and to work initially on the MA COVID-19 Community Grants Program.

We are seeking Capacity Building Coordinators to play a critical role in supporting and expanding the Capacity Building cluster at the HAVI.

We are seeking a Policy & Advocacy Senior Coordinator to play a critical role in supporting the advocacy efforts of community members, professional organizations, lawmakers, and health care providers to foster the growth of HVIPs locally and nationally for the HAVI.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Training Manager to work in HRiA’s Training and Capacity Building Department to help build the capacity of people and organizations to advance equity, youth development, and public health.

We are seeking a Program Associate to manage LEAH’s college/post-secondary access programming while providing overall support to the LEAH Project.

We are seeking a Manager for the Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers (MACHW) to contribute to the advancement of the CHW workforce.

We are seeking a Program Coordinator to provide a range of programmatic and administrative support for a capacity building assistance (CBA) project. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a vibrant and growing public health organization and contribute to initiatives focused on reducing health disparities in Massachusetts.

The Leaders through Education, Action, and Hope (LEAH) Project is seeking an inclusive and relational leader who is passionate about young people to serve as its next Director. LEAH’s new leader will have a strong commitment to racial equity and Boston’s communities. They will be the outward face of the program, cultivate and leverage new opportunities for funding, support a talented team, and further advance LEAH’s STEM mission on behalf of its youth.

We are seeking a Director of Technical & Training Assistance to play a critical role in developing and sustaining training & technical support for HAVI clients as part of a larger framework of national and international capacity building assistance.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Manager for Community Engagement embedded in HRiA’s Health and Racial Equity cluster to design and implement thoughtful, creative, and relevant strategies to elevate and amplify community voice in our work.

We are seeking a full-time Web Coordinator to join HRiA’s growing technology team to provide task management and administrative support to both the lead developer and the Director of Technology.