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

  • Grants Coordinator

    We are seeking a Grants Coordinator to be responsible for the set up and maintenance of The Medical Foundation (TMF) and HRiA’s grants management database, Microedge Gifts Online, and related technology. The Coordinator will be maintaining, troubleshooting and updating the grants management database (GIFTS) and online grants submission system (IGAM) that receives over 700 grant applications annually.

  • IT Coordinator

    We are searching for an IT Coordinator to be the central IT practitioner for a growing and dynamic organization. The IT Coordinator will be responsible for fielding questions and troubleshooting problems with hardware, software, mobile devices, printers, phone system and other relevant technologies.  The person in this role will expected to perform basic desktop support for staff both onsite and remotely. They will be responsible for diagnosing and resolving various end-user issues. The IT Coordinator will also be expected to perform repairs, work with vendors to resolve problems caused by defects/hardware conflicts, set up new equipment, and verify installations.

  • Scientific Officer

    We are seeking a Scientific Officer to collaborate with The Medical Foundation’s team to develop, advance, and provide effective oversight of The Medical Foundation’s biomedical grant programs. This position may be either part-time or full-time (35 hrs./week) with flexible hours and the potential to work remotely.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Screening & Information Specialist (Full & Part Time Available)

    We are seeking part-time Screening and Information Specialists (SIS) for the Massachusetts Substance Use 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 use and related services. We have full time and part time positions available – *daytime weekday availability is required*.  

Internships

  • Community Health Training Institute Community Engagement and Coalition Outreach Intern

    We are searching for an undergraduate junior or senior majoring in communications, community development, or health studies with an interest in public health and non-profit work. The position affords the chance to work collaboratively with a range of staff and attend community health trainings as they come up. The position requires a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week that can be split over three to four days (we can remain flexible).

  • 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.