MFP Housing Coordinator Adminsitrator – Employment Opportunity

Money Follows the Person Housing Coordinator Administrator VI

Position Type:  Non-Civil Service
Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time
Salary Range:   $41,017.08 to $96,543.23 Annually

Facility Location:      One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108
Application Deadline:   01-06-2012
Posting ID:     J28500

This position is funded from the Commonwealth’s annual operating budget.
* Work with the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to identify strategies and resources for new integrated housing; respond to a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Notification Of Funding Availability (NOFA); and develop strategies to increase various housing voucher programs.

* Work with DHCD to identify strategies by which existing housing resources can be directed to serve the MFP target populations.

* Oversee activities of five Regional Housing Coordinators (RHCs); meet regularly with RHCs , collaborate to develop and implement housing policies and procedures; ensure regions provide adequate housing resources to meet transition benchmarks; provide training, technical assistance and support.
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Lowell Police Dept. Seeks Program Manager

Job Description
Deadline ~ January 3, 2012
Police Department
Program Manager – Grant Funded
Department: Police Department, Administrative Division
Reports To: Director of Research & Development and other designated personnel
Union: Non-Union/ Ordinance
Salary: (min) $39,351.06/ year to (max) $46,219.01/ year

The Program Manager will be responsible for managing and maintaining all federal and state grants for the Police Department.
This includes ensuring each grant is in compliance with regulations. In addition, the program manager will explore funding
options, develop and implement programs, and assist in writing grant applications. Must be a very organized and self
motivated individual. Continue reading

Community Based Housing Unit Available in No. Andover – Stevens Corner

Stevens Corner in North Andover

One new 3-bedroom affordable, accessible Community Based Housing unit is available for a family.

 Eligible applicants must have a family member with a disability.

Ineligible applicants will include those who are DDS or DMH clients, currently institutionalized or  at-risk of institutionalization.

  Please contact Corcoran management at 781-849-0011 to apply.

Employment Opportunities – Merrimack Valley

         Sheriff’s Department Middlesex

Official Title:              ABE SMARTT System Data Analyst P/T

Application Deadline:  12-30-2011 @ 4pm

Posting ID:                J28509


Responsibilities: Ability to work within a correctional setting, complying with all institutional rules regarding safety and security. Ability to design and implement student lessons that comply with the DESE/ACLS curriculum frameworks and MSO standards. Ability to utilize the SMARTT System/Cognos Reporting System and keep accurate records and generate timely reports as required. Participation in ABE educational and correctional professional development activities. Performance of other duties as determined by the Director of Education or designee. Continue reading

Community Teamwork Computer Classes for January 2012

Community Teamwork Computer Classes

The next round of free computer classes will start Wed, Jan 11.

They will be held for 5 weeks on Wednesdays from 1-2:30 in 309, the 3rd floor computer lab. These classes are open to both clients and staff.  To register, please email or call Myriam Alexander-Kearns at the contact info below. The schedule is as follows:


1/11 – Microsoft Office Word and Typing Techniques

1/18 – Professional Emailing

1/25 – Microsoft Office PowerPoint – Professional Presentations

2/1 – Microsoft Office Publisher – Business Cards and Flyers

2/8 – Microsoft Office Excel

Myriam Alexander-Kearns

Case Manager

Workforce Development

Community Teamwork, Inc.

155 Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852

(978) 654-5722

Employment Opportunities throughout the Merrimack Valley

Greater Lawrence Community Action

 Family Resource Center (FRC) Director

Salary                                        $45,000-$ 50,000

SUMMARY:     Family Resource Centers (FRC’s) provide holistic, integrated support services and activities to families with children and are based on the philosophy to “do whatever it takes” to help the family better meet their needs.  The FRC Director will oversee the start- up and ongoing operation of the FRC, working collaboratively with families, public agencies, private agencies and community agencies. S/he will supervise and coach staff and volunteers to assess strengths and needs, and to link families to local supporting resources. Continue reading

Employment Opportunities at Community Teamwork, Inc

for more info, click here

As Needed
As Needed

Extreme Couponing Comes to Community Teamwork!

Extreme Couponing for Beginner$

Have you heard stories about people leaving stores with hundreds of dollars in products that they’ve paid little or nothing for, and wondered how you could make that happen? Here’s your chance to learn some secrets and tips on being an Extreme Couponer and how couponing works. The workshop will be led by Karen Stairs from One Step Ahead Day Care. Karen will instruct participants in strategic couponing skills to maximize savings and help them get groceries, toiletries and much more for less, perhaps even free!

Topics to be covered:

        Setting a shopping budget

        Creating a shopping plan

        Finding and organizing coupons

        Understanding store policies 

        Stockpile shopping opportunities

Drug store shopping


3-Day class 

Tuesdays, 6-7:30pm

        January 10th        

        January 17th

        January 24th

Location: Children’s Corner

554 Pawtucket Street
Lowell, MA 01854

*childcare available * space is limited * registration required *

Online registration:

Or call Gladys Santiago (978) 654-5673

Merrimack Valley Regional Network Meeting Minutes – 11/21/11

Merrimack Valley Regional Network to End Homelessness

November 21, 2011 – Meeting Minutes

Greater Lawrence Community Action 305 Essex St Lawrence, MA

In attendance: Patricia Bergin (Comfort Home Care) , Melissa Glassman (Eliot CHS), Linda Comeau (YWCA of Greater Lawrence), Kristin Ross-Sitcawich (CTI), Peter Cirioni (DOE), Charlie Manzi (Comfort Home Care), Troix Bettencourt (IHR), Connie Murphy (CAI).

Network Updates:

  1. Network Update from Partners

Eliot CHS – Windsor House undergoing renovations and there are available rental units at Windsor House currently.

CTI – Discussed implementation and progress of Home Base across the Merrimack Valley. Also discussed future plans to provide eviction prevention and subsidized housing search workshops in Lawrence and Haverhill. Continue reading

Employment Opportunities at ABCD – Boston, MA

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Human Resources
Current Openings, December 02, 2011


How to Apply

Email: (Please indicate the job title you’re interested in the subject line! Attachments in Microsoft Word ONLY, please.)

Please direct resumes and inquiries to:
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Human Resources
Department 161
178 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02111 

PHONE 617-357-6000
TTY 617-423-9215
FAX 617-423-7693