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 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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Positions

  • Policy and Practice Program Assistant

    We are searching for a full-time Program Assistant to join HRiA’s Policy and Practice (P&P) Department. This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of a growing department and support various contracts in areas such as worksite wellness, asthma, healthy schools, and smoke-free housing.
    This is a growth position for a candidate interested in providing operations and administrative support and in learning more about public health policy and practice.

  • Pipeline to Proposal (P2P) Program Officer

    The P2P PCORI Program Officer works with a small team to manage the P2P awardees as they develop partnerships and increase their capacity to collaboratively create a research project application. This person will provide technical assistance to the awardees, including phone conversations, webinars, and additional resources. S/he is also responsible for writing reports to PCORI and communicating with them at other times, as well as participating in phone or in-person meetings to discuss process and challenges with the PCORI team and staff from other regional Program Offices. This is a full time, exempt position.

  • Director of Development

    Play a leadership role in a dynamic public health organization. This position is an excellent opportunity for an experienced development professional to bring vision, knowledge, skills, innovative thinking, and experience to a growing and dynamic organization. The position affords the chance to work collaboratively with our senior staff and program directors to expand the breadth and impact of the organization by growing its development function.

  • Administrative Coordinator (Part Time)

    The Administrative Coordinator’s role is to provide a wide range of administrative duties to support the consulting and internal administrative activities of the SP&OE Department. This position provides an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience and skills in public health planning, facilitation, and coaching, and become part of a vibrant and growing Public Health Institute. This is a part time, non-exempt position.

  • Budget & Contracts Coordinator

    We are searching for a Budgets & Contracts Coordinator. 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.

  • Screening & Information Specialist (Part Time)

    We are seeking part-time Screening and Information Specialists (SIS) for the Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information & Referral Helpline (Helpline). 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. Hours for this position may be flexible; some weekday availability is required.

  • Bilingual Screening & Information Specialist (Part Time)

    We are seeking a part-time, bilingual Information and Referral Specialist (English/Spanish) for the Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Referral Helpline (Helpline). 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. Hours for this position may be flexible; some weekday availability is required.

Internships

  • Marketing Intern

    HRiA is seeking a marketing intern for approximately five months, and possibly beyond, for an hourly paid role that will average about 5 hours/week. This internship is an excellent opportunity to apply marketing/communication skills, further develop applied marketing skills, and contribute to a highly respected organization’s marketing strategy.

  • Finance Intern

    We are seeking a Finance Intern to join HRiA’s Administration & Finance team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in the Finance and Accounting field. Hours are flexible. This is a part time, unpaid internship opportunity.