Boys & Girls Club of Lowell Employment Opportunities

Boys & Girls Club of Lowell

Employment Positions Available

Front Desk Staff

The Boys & Girls Club is seeking customer service oriented staff to work at our front desk at.  Bilingual Khmer strongly preferred.  Thirty hours/week in the afternoons.  Rate is $9-11.00/hour.  Responsibilities include:

  • Checking in members and guests
  • Data Entry and membership reporting
  • Answering phones
  • Membership intake
  • Clerical responsibilities such as filing.

Teen Outreach Staff

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell is seeking resourceful and fun staff to work with teens in the afternoons and evenings.  Bilingual Khmer strongly preferred.  15-20 hours/week, $9-10/hour.  Responsibilities include:

  • Attracting more teen girls through girls only programming
  • Representing the Club at community events with teens (must have valid license)
  • Implementing teen academic, recreation and life skills programs
  • Program reporting

Gamesroom Staff

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell is seeking energetic, resourceful and fun staff to work with 7-12 year old members in the afternoons. 15-20 hours/week, $8/hour.

  • Implementing recreation programs
  • Program reporting
  • Games Room Maintenance

Art and Dance Instructors (multiple positions)

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell is seeking creative, resourceful and fun staff to teach art, dance and in the afternoons and evenings.10-20 hours/week, $9-11/hour.  Responsibilities include:



  • Teaching classes
  • Preferably an Art Major student
  • Understand Art Concepts
  • Program Reporting
  • Understand Different Art Mediums
  • Basic Understanding of Art History


Dance Instructor:


  • Hip-Hop
  • Break Dance
  • Yoga
  • Open to any other dance

Send your resumes to:

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell

Attn: Irena Sienko

657 Middlesex Street

Lowell, MA 01851-1410

Fax 978-453-9740

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell is an equal opportunity employer


Community Teamwork Employment Opportunities

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$33,000 – $37,000/yr.
As Needed
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Merrimack Valley Regional Network Meeting Minutes 9/19/11

Merrimack Valley Regional Network to End Homelessness

September 19, 2011 – Meeting Minutes

Community Action Inc, 75 Elm St Haverhill, MA

In attendance: Christine Starratt (CTI), Amy Greenwood (Rep. Tsongas’ Office), Peter Cirioni (DOE),Ken Link (VA), Al Hanscom (Emmaus), Patricia Bergin (CTI), Connie Murphy (CAI), Kathy Muldoon (CTI), , Karen Frederick (CTI), Melissa Glassman (Eliot CHS), Linda Comeau (YWCA of Greater Lawrence), Anne Marie Malavich (LTLC), Pam Wool (CAI), Anna Sanok (Jeannie Gieger Ctr), Jen Farmer (House of Hope), Dave Robsinso (Pathfinder/Bridgewell), Jim Barnes (City of Lawrence), Dianne Waddell (Living Waters), Carl Howell (CTI), Jodi Hill (COMPASS for Kids) Linda King (City of Lowell), Lindsay DiRocco (House of Hope), Janice Carroll (Lowell Community health Ctr.)  and Kristin Ross-Sitcawich (CTI).

Network Updates:

  1. Network Update from Partners

Emmaus – Reporting that they have assessed 887 families for Home base since 9/1/11.

Eliot CHS – Advised that they are partnering CSPECH with Emmaus with supportive services provided through Emmaus staff.

House of Hope – Discussed their ongoing efforts to transfer families over to CTI stabilization and Home Base.

Lawrence CoC – in process of application for NOFA and receiving Technical Assistance from HUD around creation of parameters around a data management plan for the City of Lawrence.

CTI – Discussed implementation and progress of Home Base across the Merrimack Valley..

CAI – Increased volume of calls relative to evictions. EFSP is set to be released in October, has a list of approximately 100 households on a waiting list for EFSP funds. CAI staff continuing to request training around Home Base so they may better inform and direct clients. Continue reading

Western Massachusetts Network Seeking Workforce DevelopmentConsultant

Network Seeks Consultant to Develop Action Plan for Workforce Development

Posted: 23 Sep 2011 05:57 AM PDT

Job Posting:
Network Seeks Consultant to Develop Action Plan on Workforce Development

The Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness has received a $10,000 planning grant from the Fireman Foundation to support the development of an action plan around education and workforce development targeted to service homeless and at-risk families.  The action plan is to be developed over a 4 month period, beginning immediately upon hire of the consultant who will lead the project.  Please click here for the grant application for additional context and details on the scope of the project.   Please see below regarding qualifications and experience.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and two references by Friday, September 30 to Pamela Schwartz, network coordinator, at  Also feel free to contact Pamela by email or phone (413) 219-5658 with questions.

Consultant Qualifications

The Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness seeks a part-time consultant who will coordinate and produce an action plan around education and workforce development targeted to serve homeless and at-risk families.  This person’s qualifications and experience would include:

  • § Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, work plan production, and process/outcomes evaluation
  • § Experience with workforce issues, employment, job training and education
  • § Excellent skills related to outreach, community/stakeholder organizing and meeting facilitation.
  • § Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • § Ability to work quickly and efficiently while meeting deadlines
  • § Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Adobe Acrobat (optional)

Lowell Hunger Homeless Awareness Month Event Schedule

The City of Lowell Hunger/ Homeless Commission once again celebrates Hunger/Homeless Awareness Month


October is Hunger Homeless Awareness month and every year our community comes together to provide a range of activities to raise funds and awareness of hunger and homelessness in our community


19th Annual Awards Breakfast honoring those within our community that are “Helping Kids in Need”

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 – 7:30am

East End Club, W 4th St. Lowell, MA.

The 2011 honorees are; George Duncan (Enterprise Bank), Dan O’Connor (Department of Transitional Assistance), Beth Kidd (Place of Promise) and Ernie & Jeanette Weinschenk (Central Food Ministries).

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door.

Call Sue @ (508) 982 – 3444 for ticket information.

“Judy Keen Blanket the Valley”

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Donations will be accepted in conjunction with National Make a Difference Day

The Wish Project will be collecting gently used, clean blankets for distribution to need families.

Call The Wish Project at (978) 441-WISH for more details

Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Thursday, October 20, 2011- 4:30-7:00pm

Polish American Veterans Club 201 Coburn St Lowell, MA

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door.

Call Sue @ (508) 982 – 3444 for ticket information


Merrimack Valley Food Bank – Food Drive

Lowell Public and Catholic Schools will conduct food drives throughout the month of October to benefit the Merrimack Valley Food Bank and its member food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, day and residential programs.

Phone (978) 454 – 7272 for more details.

NLIH Newsletter Update


***White House Fails to Include NHTF in Jobs Plan

When President Obama unveiled his jobs plan on Thursday, September 8, it did not include funding for the NHTF as had been urged by the NHTF campaign and others. The President did propose $15 billion for a more flexible version of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). No policy explanation for the decision to exclude the NHTF was immediately forthcoming, but White House staff are interested in considering ways the new NSP funds could serve extremely low income renters, the primary population to be assisted through the NHTF.

Dubbed “Project Rebuild,” the $15 billion would be used to link unemployed people in distressed communities with jobs that will “repair and repurpose residential and commercial properties.” Land banks would be a key eligible use. Continue reading