Institute for Health & Recovery Seeks Human Resources Assistant

Institute for Health and Recovery
Norma Finkelstein, Ph.D., Executive Director
349 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 661-3991 Fax (617) 661-7277 TTY (617) 661-9051 http://www.healthrecovery.org
IHR
The Human Resources Assistant will support our mission in developing a comprehensive continuum of care for
women, adolescents, and their families who are affected by alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use, mental health
problems, and violence/trauma. This position will provide critical support to the Human Resources and Operations
Departments through data management, payroll, staff development, and inventory and facilities systems. This position
is full-time and is based in Cambridge, MA, and is supervised by the Human Resources Manager. Continue reading

The Old Way of Doing Business Just Won’t Do…

Great conversation about costly Emergency Shelter system changes, authored by Dennis Culhane and printed in the Boston Globe on May 11, 2010.

New approach to emergency

housing urged

Costly ‘1 size fits all’ system doesn’t work, nonprofit says

By Jenifer B. McKim, Globe Staff  |  May 11, 2010

A Boston nonprofit focused on ending homelessness is launching a campaign today to push the state Legislature to limit the amount of time families live in emergency shelters and free up funding to help them move to permanent homes.

The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation said it is releasing a paper, “Ending Family Homelessness in Massachusetts,’’ to ignite discussion about the state’s policy to house eligible needy families in emergency shelters.

Currently about 2,800 families are in such housing, including 819 in 38 motels, at a cost of $80 to $114 a night. Continue reading

Rape Crisis Services of Greater Lowell Seeks Executive Director

Executive Director Position Profile

The Opportunity

Rape Crisis Services of Greater Lowell, Inc. (RCSGL) is seeking an Executive Director to lead its Mission and expand outreach, education and client services throughout the Greater Lowell communities. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of RCSGL, a non profit agency dedicated to eradicating sexual violence.  Reporting directly to the President of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will collaboratively lead and manage the operation and serve as the primary spokesperson for the organization.

RCSGL is currently located at 144 Merrimack Street, Suite 304 in downtown Lowell, Massachusetts. Lowell maintains the amenities of a larger city but prides itself on its small-town feeling. Neighbors know neighbors. People say hello to one another.  Twelve energetic neighborhood associations create and share programs for cultural and social enrichment.  And while many cities struggle with their ethnic and cultural diversity, in Lowell it is a source of strength. This historically rich and diverse community is home to the 2nd largest Cambodian community in the U.S. as well as vibrant, active Hispanic, Portuguese, Greek, African and Dominican communities.

The Mission

Rape Crisis Services of Greater Lowell, Inc. (RCSGL) is dedicated to the healing and empowerment of survivors of rape and sexual assault through counseling, advocacy, and education.  RCSGL is committed to creating an environment that is not racist, sexist, classist or homophobic, and where sexual violence and other forms of oppression are eradicated.  RCSGL is committed to creating a community where individuals and society can break the silence that surrounds the issue of sexual assault.

RCSGL has a 30 year history serving the communities of Acton, Dracut, Tewksbury, Billerica, Groton, Westford, Boxborough, Dunstable, Tyngsboro, Carlisle, Littleton, Wilmington, Chelmsford, Pepperell and Lowell, MA.  The agency is funded through State contracts, private foundation grants, fundraising, and individual donors, as well as corporate donations. Continue reading

Keys to Ending Homelessness ~ Housing

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Friday, June 11, 2011

Keys to Ending Homelessness Conference 3:

Housing…

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