South Shore Network to End Homelessness
Part-time contracted position
Excellent opportunity to convene community partners around homeless initiatives. Highly organized self-starter who enjoys working with diverse partners is needed to coordinate this regional network. This is one of ten regional networks across the state that was launched in 2009 to bring together people from community agencies, government, faith groups, and businesses to implement regional strategies to prevent, reduce, and end homelessness in Brockton, Quincy, Plymouth and surrounding towns. The South Shore Network has gained statewide recognition for several innovative initiatives to match homeless families to the right local shelters for their needs, to rapidly rehouse homeless families and individuals, and to prevent households from becoming homeless.
United Way of Greater Plymouth County convenes the network. Contractor will work 20 hours per week for six months with opportunity for the position to grow thereafter. Flexible schedule includes some hours and community meetings at United Way’s Brockton office. Qualifications include: excellent skills in organizing, meeting facilitation, writing, and communication. Some program reporting also needed. A strong interest in the mission of ending homelessness is essential.
Dennis Carman, President and CEO will lead the hiring process. Resumes and cover letters may be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Prior to applying, questions about the position and application process may also be directed to the current coordinator: Joyce Tavon, South Shore Network Coordinator, United Way of Greater Plymouth County, email@example.com