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Agassiz Baldwin Community (ABC) is an energetic agency supported by a dedicated and hardworking team. Our staff combine different talents —from visual art to early childhood education to years of experience bringing about positive change in the community —to create a robust fabric of personalities, passions, and skills.  ABC offers a competitive salary and benefits package to full time staff.

Our staff join us from all walks of life yet have a common interest in work that is professional, community-oriented, and part-time. We are an inclusive community and all are encouraged to apply. We strongly believe in the value of diversity and aim to build a team that represents people of many races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, and those who do not speak English as their first language.

Agassiz Baldwin Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Open Positions
Technology Coordinator for Senior Programs
Living Well Network Coordinator
Site Coordinator at Maud Morgan Arts

Living Well Network Coordinator

Are you excited to organize programs, events, activities and services for older adults in a friendly and welcoming neighborhood network? Do you want to work in a supportive, inclusive, collaborative, committed, team-oriented environment that values your unique interests, talents, experiences and background? We want you on our team! Agassiz Baldwin Community is seeking applicants for the position of Coordinator for our Living Well Network.

Agassiz Baldwin Community (ABC) is a place that nurtures individual growth and creativity, builds connections, and serves as a forum for community advocacy.

We believe in:

  • Welcoming and including everyone
  • Lifelong learning
  • Fostering a culture of creativity and cooperation

Summary of LWN
The Living Well Network is a grassroots, community-building program that links older adults in a neighborhood-based social network. Members can engage in activities, attend events and receive services that celebrate and support members as they age. LWN is working to create a self-sustaining community that utilizes the skills, talents, and generosity of its members to enhance the lives of elders. The LWN has an ever-evolving array of activities and services that encourage members to meet people, undertake challenges and keep their minds and bodies active. We welcome members to contribute ideas for new programming. Current offerings include yoga and tai chi, computer support, art classes, snow removal, a community bulletin and events and lectures throughout the year.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-directed, independent, self-motivated
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Macintosh OS/ Microsoft Office/ Google applications
  • Knowledge of Cambridge community and city services
  • Experience working with an older adult population and knowledge of this demographic’s unique needs
  • Be available to work for the program year of September-June, with the possibility of summer hours if desired

Commitments and Responsibilities:

  • Regularly communicate relevant information to members. Send weekly newsletter via email. Help LWN members to discover other LWN, Agassiz Baldwin and relevant Cambridge activities, events, programs, services, etc.
  • Be a knowledgeable advocate for LWN/ABC offerings. Become familiar with the services and programs for older adults in Cambridge and be able to refer members when they have a need that cannot be met within the offerings of LWN.
  • Coordinate and manage LWN events, programs and services with guidance from the Executive Director. This involves scheduling, staffing, securing spaces and communicating with participants, staff and volunteers as needed.
  • Coordinate LWN Snow Removal program.
  • Recruit/hire, orient and train, and oversee LWN staff and volunteers, adhering to the LWN budget and with input from supervisor.
  • Keep all staff/volunteers informed about various aspects of LWN.
  • Develop volunteer opportunities based on members’ needs. Collaborate with other ABC staff as needed to arrange volunteer opportunities and ensure positive experiences for all involved.
  • Stay informed about ABC happenings and attend/collaborate on agency-wide events and initiatives. Collaborate with other staff members on cross-program projects. Attend monthly ABC Admin Staff Meetings and Project Manager’s Team Meetings.
  • Stay informed and engaged with the larger Cambridge community in order to be better able to connect members with services and programs they might need.
  • Commit to working with members in a respectful, caring, supportive and understanding way.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Pay Rate:
$20.00/hour

Benefits:

  • Free dental insurance for employees working at least 20 hours/week
  • Opportunity to contribute to retirement account, with employer matching contributions up to 7% after first year of employment.
  • Opportunities to work additional hours throughout the year
  • Opportunity to receive vouchers for Lesley University classes
  • Opportunities for reduced tuition for classes in our Children’s Programs or Maud Morgan Arts Programs upon supervisor approval

Employment is dependent on completing a background and fingerprint check. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume as a single document to resumes@agassiz.org and use “LWN Coordinator” as the subject line.

Technology Coordinator for Senior Programs

Two Cambridge organizations seek an experienced technology instructor to coordinate part-time computer training programs for adults 50+. The Coordinator will run the Living Well Network (LWN) Computer Lounge at Agassiz Baldwin Community and do home visits to provide individualized computer/technology support for a total of 15 hours per week, and will facilitate Cambridge Community Television‘s emerging Technology Resource Center for Seniors an additional 10-15 hours weekly. This is a unique opportunity to work for two, successful Cambridge non-profit organizations!

The Coordinator will become familiar with other aspects of the LWN, Agassiz Baldwin Community, and Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) and create congenial relationships with all participants. The successful applicant will be self-directed and independent, proficient with Mac & PC hardware and software, especially Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) and popular websites and applications, have excellent interpersonal skills, teaching experience, knowledge of and sensitivity to the specific needs of adults who are 50+ years old, and demonstrate an enjoyment of working with this population. Knowledge of Cambridge community and city services is a plus. This position requires travel throughout Cambridge – transportation is not provided.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, promotion, outreach and facilitation of technology training programs for adults 50+ at both
    locations. Plan and conduct computer classes, workshops and drop ins that meet the needs, interests, and
    skill levels of the participants.
  • Meeting monthly or as needed with designated supervisors at each organization.
  • Scheduling and attending home visits to assist clients with their tech/computer needs.
  • Helping clients discover other LWN, Agassiz Baldwin Community, CCTV and Cambridge activities,
    opportunities, events, programs, services, etc.
  • Supervising interns and work study students.
  • Coordinating with program collaborators.

CPR/First Aid Certification or willingness to get certified
Must be able to pass a background check

Pay Rate: $20/hour

Locations:

  • Agassiz Baldwin Community: 20 Sacramento Street and North Hall, 1651 Mass Ave and home visits in and around the Agassiz neighborhood
  • CCTV: 438 Massachusetts Avenue, Central Square

Bi-lingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Agassiz Baldwin and Cambridge Community Television are Equal Opportunity Employers. To apply, please send cover letter and resume, detailing relevant skills and experience, to resumes@agassiz.org by November 11, 2016.

Site Coordinator for Maud Morgan Arts

Do you believe in the value of visual arts education? Does working in a vibrant, community organization sound exciting to you? Do you enjoy working in a supportive, collaborative, hard-working, inclusive, team-oriented atmosphere? Maud Morgan Arts is seeking candidates for the position of Site Coordinator. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to gain experience working in a non-profit, high-quality, community-based arts organization. If this sounds like you, consider applying!

Maud Morgan Arts is a program of Agassiz Baldwin Community, a non-profit that has been serving the Cambridge community for nearly 40 years. The mission of Maud Morgan Arts is to build community through the visual arts by connecting, inspiring, and enriching individual lives. The agency works to reflect the diversity and talents of the community as we bring people together to make art, share art, and support visual arts education. To learn more, visit www.maudmorganarts.org.

Responsibilities and Commitments

  • Commit to creating a positive, safe and welcoming arts community for participants of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Be a friendly and welcoming point person to greet, interact with and support children, families and adult students. Oversee children’s art classes weekday afternoons.
  • Support the Director with administrative tasks and management of building and supply maintenance.
  • Support the Director with community outreach and marketing including community events, social media, and building relationships with key partners.
  • Take initiative to build a more diverse audience. This includes doing active outreach to share information about scholarship opportunities by partnering with other local organizations, schools, coalitions and individuals.
  • Support the faculty during program hours. Communicate concerns, questions, and successes to the Director.
  • Commit to furthering the mission and goals of Maud Morgan Arts and Agassiz Baldwin Community.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of education and/or experience with visual arts, art administration, or arts education.
  • Experience working with children, youth, families and adults
  • Experience working in a collaborative, community-based environment
  • 21 years old
  • Ability to do some physical maintenance of the space. Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs, spend some time sitting at a desk and some time standing/walking.

Knowledge and Skills Necessary

  • Working knowledge of email, Microsoft Office and Excel, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and social media platforms Facebook and Instagram. Be willing to learn our database systems
  • Self directed, independent, team worker
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  •  Background in the arts, education and childcare
  • CPR/FA certified (or willingness to get certification)
  • Must be able to pass a background check and fingerprint check

Benefits

  • 100% employer paid dental insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Opportunities to work additional hours throughout the year
  • Opportunity to receive vouchers for Lesley University classes
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities for reduced tuition for classes/programs/services in ABC or Maud Morgan Arts programs upon supervisor approval

Pay Rate: $18/hour

Schedule

School year: 1-6pm, Mon-Fri full year (6:30pm on Mondays during school year)

Location

20 Sacramento Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Interested candidates should reply to this post with a cover letter and resume as a single document directed to hiring@agassiz.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline to apply is Dec. 1st, 2016.

Agassiz Baldwin Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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