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Community Programs Associate

East End House
Job Title: Community Programs Associate
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September 30th, 2022
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Organization Summary

East End House is a community center that uses a holistic approach to promote the well-being, academic achievement, and successful transition to adulthood of children and youth from under-resourced families in Cambridge and surrounding communities.

Position Summary

East End House, a 146-year-old multi-service social service agency and community center is looking for a passionate, human service-oriented individual for its Community Programs Associate position. The Community Programs Associate will assist in the development and implementation of a range of community programs and services that complement the core programs of East End House. This is a full-time, 40-hour a week position with benefits, under the immediate supervision of the Community Programs Director.


The purpose of this position is to support the Director of Community Programs and aid in the development of the Community Programs department. In this role, the individual will coordinate with volunteers, interact with consumers, and work with families to achieve the goals of the department.

Working Relationships

The Director of Community Programs will serve as the immediate supervisor to the Community Programs Associate. The Community Programs Associate will work with current interns, summer fellows, etc. on a regular basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

 The Community Program Associate will be primarily focused on the following categories.

  • Managing current and creating new community partnerships 
  • Developing and supervising volunteer opportunities
  • Reengaging various East End House initiatives
  • Supporting operations of Community Programs and its various initiatives

On a weekly basis, this position will be responsible for:

  • Supervising the food pantry
  • Filing all relevant client paperwork/intake forms
  • Attending required staff meetings/training
  • Coordinating and developing volunteer opportunities
  • Scheduling one-time volunteer events
  • Organizing volunteer training
  • Scheduling senior activities/workshops/classes, including:
    • Create programming for bi-weekly meetings for local seniors to address their social isolation, health and wellness, and other concerns related to aging.
    • Lead the Sunrise Club through planned activities, including a monthly planning and voting process and monthly outings.
    • Coordinate exercise classes once per week for the senior’s group as part of the Young at Heart program.
  • Other duties as assigned


A candidate should be:

  • Skilled and passionate about the East End House mission and Theory of Change.
  • Excellent problem-solver who can flexibly balance multiple tasks and responsibilities with superb organizational skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related field required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skilled technology user, willing to be trained in database management.
  • Excellent interpersonal & team-building skills.
  • Handles stress and manages conflicts well.
  • Must be able to utilize planning time effectively.
  • Must be a positive ambassador for East End House in the community.
  • Must attend all required staff meetings and trainings
  • Must adhere to the East End House policies and procedures

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email

Ryan Montbleau at ryan@eastendhouse.org or by calling East End House at 617-876-4444.

133 Federal Street, Suite 802 | Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617.426.2606
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