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.

If you are looking to speak to someone at HRiA about the field of public health please fill out this form.


We are seeking an Associate Director of Grants for the Center for Gun Violence Research and Education to work closely with the leadership of the Center to amplify its impact by developing an overarching grantmaking framework and oversee processes that disseminate funding to non-profit partners that advance research and education efforts.

We are seeking a motivated Grants Coordinator to join The Medical Foundation team, who is interested in advancing health through working as part of a team that manages grant programs which support health-related research projects ranging from basic biomedical research through public health.

We are seeking a Budget & Contracts Associate to be responsible for supporting a specific portfolio of work within the organization.

We are seeking a CVI Capacity Building Senior Manager for the Massachusetts Community Violence Intervention Capacity Building Initiative (MCVI-CBI) to provide violence prevention and intervention technical assistance to five violence prevention grantees across Massachusetts. Senior Manager candidates must be based in or willing to move to Massachusetts and have experience in community violence intervention work.

We are seeking an Associate Director of Staff Learning & Development to develop and oversee the professional training and learning development function of our organization.

We are seeking a highly talented and experienced Grantmaking Senior Program Officer to support a portfolio comprised of the Massachusetts Community Health and Healthy Aging Funds (the Funds) as well as other funding programs focused on community and population health.

We seek a full-time Program Associate to join HRiA’s Health and Racial Equity (HRE) team to advance our environmental health and equity work.

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

We are seeking an Administrative Coordinator to primarily work on a statewide violence prevention capacity building initiative through administrative and coordination support including supporting training and event planning, communications and marketing, and program development.

We are seeking a Chief Science Officer for The Medical Foundation to lead and collaborate with the organization’s grantmaking team to spearhead and maintain the organization’s innovative biomedical research award program services, enhance program impact, and further diversify the organization’s client funding base.

We are seeking a Vice President, People and Culture to serve as the Chief Human Resources Officer and is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the organization’s human resources strategy, policies, and practices to support HRiA’s mission and goals.

We are seeking a Project Manager for the National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW) to lead development and provide technical administrative management for a portfolio of virtual platforms including the CHW Home Platform, as well as other platforms which might include the Memberclicks membership platform and others.

We are seeking an Associate Director, Helpline Marketing to play a leadership role in the branding, marketing, and continued growth and development across all of the substance use and problem gambling Helplines operated by HRiA.

We are seeking a Communication Assistant to manage Helpline social media and website content, support marketing campaigns, and provide administrative and logistical support on communication-related activities.

We are seeking a Research Assistant to be a key member of HRiA’s R&E Department and will provide research-related support and assistance on a variety of projects housed within the R&E Department as well as those in other departments at HRiA.

We are seeking a Research Associate that will be involved in evaluation and assessment studies which aim to guide the development and implementation of health-related interventions.

We are seeking an Associate Director, Frontline Support and CVI Integration to play a critical role in supporting frontline workers by promoting professional certification and hosting other professional development opportunities for hospital-based and hospital-linked violence intervention workers.

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

We are seeking a Senior Manager, Peer Learning, to play a critical role in the growth and development of the Peer Learning department for the HAVI.

We are seeking a motivated, self-starting, full-time Senior Manager to join HRiA’s Health and Racial Equity team.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Manager to work in HRiA’s CBA cluster to help build the capacity of community-, faith-based and tribal and indigenous people serving organizations (CBOs, FBOs, and TIPSOs) in MA to improve public health and advance health and racial equity.

We are seeking a full-time Helpline Contact Center Supervisor to join our team on the Oregon Helpline, Massachusetts Substance Use & Problem Gambling Helplines (MA Helpline), the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances (IL Helpline), the Illinois Problem Gambling 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 SIS for the MA Helplines, the IL Helplines, OR Hotline, 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.