Career Opportunities

We are looking for new staff dedicated to our mission of providing quality programs to all members of our community. If you have the skills and passion, send your cover letter and resume to resumes@eastendhouse.org, fax it to 617-868-3616, or mail it to East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. East End House is an Equal Opportunity Employer; if you have any questions about these positions or East End House, please call 617-876-4444.

We are currently recruiting for the following job openings:
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AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow

AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellows deliver the resources young people need to be successful in life by creating, managing, and leading meaningful out-of-school time programs for youth in grades 6-12. Fellow projects focus on mentoring, social and emotional learning, college and career readiness, academic enrichment, and community service-learning.

The Massachusetts Promise Fellowship achieves this by placing AmeriCorps Fellows with schools, non-profit organizations and state/local government agencies that focus on fulfilling the needs of our youth by providing: a caring adult, a safe place, a healthy start, a marketable skill, and an opportunity to give back.

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
The East End House 2017-18 AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (MPF) will serve in the Middle School After School Program (MSP), which is located off site at the Putnam Avenue Upper School. S/he will focus on volunteer recruitment, training and management for Power Hour, the portion of the program during which students complete homework and/or engage in other academic activities. S/he will leverage volunteer contributions to increase student focus and motivation, and improve student academic outcomes. S/he will also serve as a liaison to teachers and develop a system for collecting and organizing daily homework assignments, monitoring student progress, and working collaboratively with volunteer tutors, teachers, and families to help students set and reach academic goals. The MPF will also participate, along with other group leaders, in developing curricula and facilitating enrichment workshops for the second part of the daily program.

CITY-Cambridge, MA

FELLOW SCHEDULE
M-F, 10-6
SUPERVISOR NAME: LIZ BARNES (LIZ@EASTENDHOUSE.ORG)

BENEFITS
For a one year full-time commitment and 1700 hours of AmeriCorps service Fellows receive:
A taxable living allowance of $14,500/year • Excellent training opportunities • FREE courses at Northeastern University in the College of Professional Studies & discounted courses upon successfully completing the service year • Loan forbearance and a $5,815 educational award • Monthly travel allowance •Career coaching and support • Healthcare benefits

CONTACT INFORMATION
Apply ASAP! Applicants are hired on a rolling basis.
Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/mpfgeneralapp2017 to complete a general application and send a letter of interest, resume and contact info for two references ASAP and before May 26th, 2017 to Liz Barnes, Interim Middle School Director, liz@eastendhouse.org

MORE INFO
• Interviews will take place during May and June of 2017 and reasonable accommodations will be made available for interviews upon request.

• Selection decisions will be made on or before July 16th, 2017. All position offers will be provisional until 2017-2018 federal funding has been confirmed.

• Program start date is August 9th, 2017

• More information about East End House and the youth program can be found at www.eastendhouse.org.

• Visit www.masspromisefellows.org for detailed program information

The Massachusetts Promise Fellowship is committed to providing equal opportunities. We serve and partner with diverse organizations, and are dedicated to non-discrimination. It is our policy to ensure that all individuals with whom we are in contact are treated equally without regard to age, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or expression, or veteran status. We require that all our partners make reasonable accommodations for interviews and service for any and all individuals with a permanent or temporary disability. We actively partner with organizations representing minority concerns and interests to build high-performing teams that mirror the communities we serve.

• Travel at least once/month for Fellowship meetings, retreats, and training throughout the Commonwealth
• Make a full-time, 12 month commitment
• Serve as a Group Leader/Volunteer Coordinator in the Middle School After-School program 5 days/week
• Coordinate with EEH Community Programs Department to recruit and manage volunteer tutors for MSP
• Manage a system to collect daily homework assignments, projects, and test schedules
• Maintain "caseload" of 15-20 students on whom s/he will focus volunteer efforts/academic intervention.
• Develop and lead enrichment workshops, either independently or in collaboration with other team members
• Support Putnam Avenue Upper School teachers in their classrooms for 1-2 blocks/day, several days/week
• Lead and support programming and field trips during school vacation weeks and the 2017 summer program when there is full day programming. (Please note: there may also be an opportunity to work in the 2017 summer program (starting in mid-late June) and then transition into the Mass Promise Fellow role in August 2017)
• Excellent organizational, communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Interest in and commitment to national and community service
• Ability to prioritize tasks and maintain progress on short and long-term goals
• Experience working with diverse youth in an out of school time setting preferred
• Experience in teaching or tutoring preferred
• Experience/skill in effective classroom/behavior management preferred
• Ability to work occasional evenings/weekends
• 17 years of age or older
• High school diploma or GED equivalent; bachelor’s degree preferred
• Must be a US Citizen, US National or Permanent Resident Alien
• Must be willing to undergo a National Service Criminal History Check, including screenings through the National Sex Offender Public Website, a name-based search of the statewide criminal history registry both in Massachusetts and your state of residence upon application to our program (if not Massachusetts), and a fingerprint based FBI check. *Eligibility to participate in MPF is contingent on the results of this screening

Middle School Program—Group Leader

Program Description:

East End House’s Middle School After School Program is nationally accredited, highly awarded, and seeks to be a leader in the field at all times. This 21st Century Community Learning Center includes homework help, sports, extracurricular activities, service learning, and concentrated project-based learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). It is run in partnership with Putnam Avenue Upper School (PAUS) teachers and staff. The school year program runs on site at PAUS from 3-6pm on school days, with classroom support starting at 1 or 2pm. The summer program and vacation weeks are full-time and include field trips and collaborations with other youth programs in Cambridge.

Position Summary:
The Group Leader will support all functions of the Middle School Program with a willingness to be flexible and have a "do whatever it takes" attitude. In addition to the primary responsibilities of enrichment programming/curriculum development and implementation, the Group Leader will be work with Putnam Avenue Upper School teachers to provide targeted academic support to students in ELA, Math, and Science in both the school day and out-of-school settings. The Group Leader will also carry out administrative tasks necessary for the ongoing development of the program. Individuals with a strong academic/STEM background and significant experience with classroom management are encouraged to apply.

Part & Full Time Positions available
Part-Time: 27.5 hours per week during the school year (with occasional additional hours for special projects and/or professional development) and full time at 40 hours per week during school vacation weeks and summer.*

Full-Time: 35 hours per week during the school year (with occasional additional hours for special projects and/or professional development) and full time at 40 hours per week during school vacation weeks and summer.*

*At times when Middle School Program is not in operation (e.g. late August, September), staff will be given the opportunity to complete their hours by helping to staff other EEH programs and/or work on special projects

Working Relationships:
All Group Leaders report to the Middle School Program Director.

Send Cover Letter & Resume to:
Stephanie Gendron, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: stephanie@eastendhouse.org. Please put "MSP Group Leader" in email subject line. In cover letter, please specify interest in part- or full-time role.

East End House provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, East End House complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

* Write curricula and teach/support daily enrichment programming, with a focus on developing a well-rounded, engaging workshops and activities that include youth input, academic support, STEM activities, artistic expression and service learning opportunities.
* Partner with school-day teachers to offer targeted academic support to at risk youth in core subjects (ELA, math, science, social studies).
* Support teachers in their classrooms for 1-2 class periods/day and/or in after school instructional blocks.
* Problem-solve issues of daily Middle School Program operations as they arise in the absence of the Director.
* Establish and foster positive relationships with faculty and staff of the Putnam Avenue Upper School.
* Establish and foster positive relationships with the parents of program participants.
* Promote a positive, student-centered program culture with a "high support, high expectations" approach.
* Engage in effective behavior management practices.
* Assist with program recruitment and retention efforts.
* Lead and/or support special projects
* Position may allow opportunities for grant writing and program development as well as mental/emotional health research implementation.
* College degree in related field required.
* Must be skilled and passionate in developing and implementing youth development programs.
* Must be enthusiastic about working with and enriching the lives of middle school children.
* Previous experience working with urban, multi-cultural constituents preferred.
* Must be able to utilize planning time effectively and consistently produce top quality results.
* Must have experience in effective classroom and behavior management.
* Must be an excellent problem-solver who can balance multiple tasks and responsibilities.
* Must have a demonstrated interest in STEM education.
* Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and enjoy working cooperatively with others.
* Must complete at least ten hours of professional development training per year.
* Must attend all required staff meetings and trainings.

Program Description:
East End House’s Middle School Program is nationally accredited, highly awarded, and seeks to be a leader in the field at all times. This 21st Century Community Learning Center includes homework help, sports, extracurricular activities, service learning, and concentrated project-based learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). It is run in partnership with Putnam Avenue Upper School teachers and staff. The summer program and vacation weeks are full-time and include field trips and collaborations with other youth programs in Cambridge.

Position Summary:
The Group Leader will support all functions of the Middle School Program with a willingness to be flexible and have a "do whatever it takes" attitude. In addition to the primary responsibilities of enrichment programming/curriculum development and implementation, the Group Leader will be work with Putnam Avenue Upper School teachers to provide targeted academic support to students in ELA, Math, and Science in both the school day and out-of-school settings. The Group Leader will also carry out administrative tasks necessary for the ongoing development of the program. As part of the program, all staff Individuals with a strong academic/STEM background are encouraged to apply. The position is part time at 27.5 hours per week during the school year (with the possibility of additional hours as needed) and full time at 40 hours per week during February and April school vacation weeks and the summer. At times when Middle School Program is not in operation (e.g. Early release days, the months of June and September), staff will be given the opportunity to complete their hours by helping to staff other EEH programs and/or work on special projects.

Working Relationships:
The Group Leader reports to the Senior Director of Youth Opportunities.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
Stephanie Gendron, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: MSPemployment@eastendhouse.org. Please reference "MSP Group Leader" in subject line.

• Write curriculum and teach enrichment classes, with a focus on developing a well-rounded curriculum that includes youth input, academic support, STEM activities, artistic expression and service learning opportunities.
• Partner with school-day teachers to offer targeted academic support to at risk youth in core subjects.
• Problem-solve issues of daily Middle School Program operations as they arise in the absence of the Site Coordinator or Director.
• Establish and foster positive relationships with faculty and staff of the Putnam Avenue Upper School, where the school-year program is housed and co-created.
• Establish and foster positive relationships with the parents of program participants.
• Create a positive, student-centered program culture centered around a "high support, high expectations" philosophy.
• Engage in effective behavior management practices.
• Assist with program recruitment and retention efforts.
• Position may allow opportunities for grant writing and program development as well as mental/emotional health research implementation.
• Serve as support staff in School Age & Child Care Programs when they are short-staffed and MSP is not operating and/or has the ability to help based on MSP staffing capacity (related to staff/student ratios).
• Must be skilled and passionate in developing and implementing youth development programs.
• Must be enthusiastic about working with and enriching the lives of middle school children.
• Must be able to utilize planning time effectively and consistently produce top quality results.
• Must have experience in effective classroom management and ability to work cooperatively with others.
• Must be an excellent problem-solver who can balance multiple tasks and responsibilities.
• Must have a demonstrated interest in STEM education.
• College degree in related field required.
• Must complete at least ten hours of professional development training per year.
• Must attend all required staff meetings and trainings.

School Age Program Group Leader/ STEM Specialist

Position Summary:
Group Leader role: Group Leaders support all functions of the School Age Program with a willingness to be flexible and have a "do whatever it takes" attitude. Group Leaders supervise groups of twelve to fifteen children during East End House's School Age Program hours of operation. Primary responsibilities include enrichment programming/ curriculum development and implementation, and supervising children. The Group Leader will also carry out administrative tasks necessary for the ongoing development of the program.

STEM Specialist role: This particular Group Leader will ensure an emphasis on robust, evidence-based and results-focused Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum development and daily curriculum delivery for school age students. Secondarily, this position works collaboratively with other STEM-focused staff members to offer subject-area expertise for the organization, and provide leadership around the initiative to provide transformational experiences in STEM for all East End House children, ages 1.5-14. Serving as a STEM specialist will include providing leadership and support to all program staff and volunteers to assure that STEM programming meets the goals outlined in East End House’s Theory of Change and funding proposals, and providing the level of management required to ensure the program’s success.

This position is full-time, 35 hours/week during the school year's Afternoon Adventure program and 40 hours/ week during the Summer Fun program and school vacation weeks.

Working Relationships:
The School Age Program Group Leader/STEM Specialist reports to the School Age Program Director.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
Catharine Downs, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: resumes@eastendhouse.org.
Subject Line must read: "SAP Group Leader/STEM Specialist."

• Provide leadership around creating and facilitating robust out of school time STEM curricula in an informal, after-school setting.
• Connect curricula with academic standards including the Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State Standards, and MA Curriculum Frameworks.
• Align programming with research-driven, evidence-based best practices for informal STEM learning.
• Use the Dimensions of Success (DOS) tool and other assessment and evaluation tools to inform the continuous quality improvement of STEM activities.
• Collaborate with partners in local schools, businesses and organizations to strengthen curricula.
• Develop special STEM-focused presentations and workshops for local events (e.g. the annual Cambridge Science Festival).
• Conduct program evaluation and enter data into the ETO database regularly.
• Write curricula and lead/support daily enrichment programming, with a focus on developing a well-rounded, engaging curricula that includes youth input, academic support, STEM activities, artistic expression and service learning opportunities.
• Support all functions of the School Age Program, including administrative tasks necessary for the ongoing development of the program and general classroom maintenance.
• Establish and foster positive relationships with children, staff, and families.
• Provide homework assistance in a small group setting.
• Engage in effective behavior management practices.
• Maintain a safe, healthy environment for the children, adhering to proper EEC, NAA, Department of Health, and Bureau of Nutrition standards at all times.
• Work as part of an agency-wide STEM leadership cohort to develop an agency-wide plan offering STEM learning experiences that increase confidence, interest and knowledge in STEM for young people.
• Work as part of an agency-wide STEM leadership cohort to Provide STEM programming consultations and technical assistance for agency-wide programs. This includes developing trainings/materials that teach staff and volunteers to lead high-quality, hands-on, experiential, project-based and service-learning STEM opportunities.
• Assist in preparing grant proposals and reports related to STEM programming.
• Serve as an ambassador for East End House in the community and represent East End House at various community meetings.
• Work on a team to adapt and implement the STEM action plans.
• Bachelor’s degree required, and at least 3 years’ relevant work experience.
• Must be skilled and passionate in providing minority, low-income and female students with youth-development oriented, transformational experiences that build interest, confidence and knowledge in STEM.
• Must have previous experience in working with populations often denied access to vital human services due to social or economic barriers.
• Experience working with school age youth strongly preferred (including classroom management).
• Must have ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others.
• Need to be able to work in a fast paced environment.
• Must be able to utilize planning time effectively and consistently produce top quality results.
• Must be an excellent and highly flexible problem-solver who can balance multiple tasks and responsibilities.
• Evidence of previous experience with managing projects that require technical and interpersonal skills.
• Must complete at least ten hours of professional development training per year.
• Must attend all required staff meetings and trainings.

Middle School Program Group Leader - Summer Position

Program Description:
East End House’s Middle School Program is nationally accredited, highly awarded, and seeks to be a leader in the field at all times. The 21st Century Community Learning Center after school program, which runs in partnership with the Putnam Avenue Upper School, includes homework help, sports, extracurricular activities, service learning, and concentrated project-based learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The corresponding Summer Program runs 9.5 hours per day for 8 weeks, and includes:
• A healthy breakfast, lunch & snack for participants
• A heavy emphasis on STEM through hands-on enrichment, service-learning, and field trips
• Other engaging activities such as arts and sports
• Swimming at local pool(s) several times/week
• Focus on social-emotional development
• Collaborations with other youth programs in Cambridge

Position Summary:
The Group Leader will support all functions of the Middle School Program with a willingness to be flexible and have a "do whatever it takes" attitude. In addition to the primary responsibilities of enrichment programming/curriculum development and implementation, the Group Leader will carry out administrative tasks necessary for the ongoing development of the program. The program has a special focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), so individuals with a strong STEM background are encouraged to apply.

The position is full time at 40 hours per week during the summer, June 26 - August 18, Monday - Friday. There is also at least one required week of orientation/training the week of June 19-23.

Working Relationships:
The Group Leader reports to the Senior Director of Youth Opportunities.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
Stephanie Gendron, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: stephanie@eastendhouse.org. Please reference "Summer MSP Group Leader" in subject line.

East End House provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, East End House complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

• Establish and foster positive relationships with program participants and their parents/guardians.
• Write curricula and teach/support daily programming, with a focus on developing a well-rounded, engaging workshops and activities that include youth input, academic support, STEM activities, artistic expression and service learning opportunities.
• Lead and/or support daily enrichment programming and weekly field trips.
• Promote a positive, student-centered culture centered around a "high support, high expectations" approach.
• Engage in effective behavior management practices.
• Problem-solve issues of daily Middle School Program operations as they arise in the absence of the Site Coordinator or Director.
• Position may allow opportunities for grant writing and program development as well as mental/emotional health research implementation.
• Must be skilled and passionate in developing and implementing youth development programs.
• Must be high energy, consistently positive, and enthusiastic about working with and enriching the lives of middle school children.
• Previous experience working with urban, multi-cultural constituents preferred.
• Must be an excellent team player and problem-solver who can balance multiple tasks and responsibilities.
• Must be able to utilize planning time effectively and consistently produce top quality results.
• Must have experience in classroom/behavior management.
• Preferred: Demonstrated interest and proficiency in STEM education.
• College degree or progress toward degree in related field required.
• Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Must attend all required staff meetings and trainings.

Director of Program Quality and Development

Organization Description:
East End House community center uses a holistic approach to promote the wellbeing, academic achievement, and successful transition to adulthood of children and youth from under-resourced families in Cambridge and surrounding communities. As part of the approach, East End House provides support services to a diverse population, from infants to seniors, to strengthen family and community.

Originally established in 1875 to serve under-resourced families, East End House is one of Greater Boston’s earliest social service centers. East End House offers a wide variety of programs and services that support families and individuals of every age and ability, improve self-sufficiency, and provide emergency aid. In recent years, the agency has developed a Theory of Change (“ToC”) blueprint that aligns all programming to the long-term goal of youth completing at least two years of post-secondary education or finding gainful employment by age 24. Services include Child Care, School Age and Middle School Programs that help children develop tools for life-long academic and social success, as well as wrap-around services--including parent education classes, senior support services, and an Emergency Food Program--that foster a healthy community.

Position Summary:
The Director of Program Quality and Development is an exciting opportunity for a proven leader to gain broad experience in nonprofit management and make a measurable impact on the agency’s ability to provide transformational programming for community members. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits.

Working Relationships:
The Director of Program Quality and Development reports to the President and CEO. She or he will work closely the senior leadership team and program directors.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
Michael Delia, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: resumes@eastendhouse.org. Please reference position title "Director of Program Quality and Development" in subject line.

• Coordinate program and agency evaluation efforts in collaboration with Program Directors
• Create and maintain systems to analyze and utilize data collected to improve program outcomes
• Collaborate with Program Directors to create and track progress towards distinct short-term, intermediary, and long-term goals laid out in a strategic logic model designed in alignment with the agency’s Theory of Change (“ToC”)
• Monitor quality and create plans for improvement along best practice standards established by NAEYC, CoA, EEC, ToC, United Way, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, and other entities
• Work with outside evaluation consultants to coordinate evaluation and quality improvement plans
• Serve as the administrator of the Efforts to Outcomes database
• Assist in the development and design of programs, tracking of outcomes, and quality assurance plans
• Assist in the development and design of programs, and in writing grant proposals and in securing funding for current programs and new and developing initiatives
• Develop relationships with new and existing funders in collaboration with the President and CEO
• Participate as part of the East End House Management Team
• Serve as a visible spokesperson and advocate for East End House’s mission and programs in the broader community
• Other duties as assigned
• Skilled and passionate about the East End House mission and Theory of Change
• Experience in nonprofit management, program development, and evaluation required
• Excellent problem-solver who can flexibly balance multiple tasks and responsibilities with superb organizational skills
• Bachelor’s degree in related field required; Masters Degree preferred
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Skilled technology user, with database management experience preferred

Robotics Coach for Middle School Afterschool Program

Program Description:
East End House’s Middle School Program is nationally accredited, highly awarded, and seeks to be a leader in the field. This 21st Century Community Learning Center includes homework help, sports, extracurricular activities, service learning, and project-based learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

Position Summary:
The Robotics Coach will help to establish a new FIRST® Robotics FTC team and support all functions of the team. Primary responsibilities include instructing and coaching a team of up to 12 students in grades 7-8 to design, build, and program robots. In addition, the Robotics Coach will collaborate with the Middle School Program STEM Specialist and Putnam Avenue Upper School teachers to plan and modify activity logistics, and collect student feedback to inform activity planning in an out-of-school setting.

The position will be 10-15 hours/week, including 5-6 hours per week of instructional time during after-school hours (e.g. 3:00-5:45pm, 2 days/week), 3 hours of prep, setup, and breakdown per week (before and after instruction), and a few hours/week of lesson planning. Additionally, the Coach would be required to chaperone students to the occasional competition.

For more details about the FTC Coach/Mentor role, please follow link: http://www.firstinspires.org/sites/default/files/uploads/volunteer/first...

Due to the demographic makeup of the children and families we serve, persons of color or of ethnic background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Working Relationships:
The Coach will collaborate with the Middle School Program STEM Specialist and report to the Senior Director of Youth Opportunities.

Stephanie Gendron, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: MSPemployment@eastendhouse.org. Subject Line must read: "MSP Robotics Coach."

• Develop and execute a FIRST® Robotics FTC Team.
• Lead Robotics activities for students in an after school setting.
• Problem-solve issues of daily Robotics Team operations as they arise.
• Promote a student-centered program culture centered around a "high support, high expectations" approach.
• Engage in effective behavior management practices.
• Plan and execute field trips to Robotics competitions.
• Must have a demonstrated interest in STEM education and experience instructing youth in robotics.
• Must be enthusiastic about working with and enriching the lives of middle school youth.
• Must be able to utilize planning time effectively and consistently produce top quality results.
• Must have experience in effective classroom management and ability to work cooperatively with others.
• Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Experience working as a coach or member of a FIRST® (FTC, FLL, FRC, etc.) robotics team preferred.
• Experience working with urban, multi-cultural constituents preferred.
• Experience working with middle school age group.

Administrative Assistant and Office Coordinator

Position Overview
East End House (“EEH”) is seeking an energetic detail-oriented Administrative Assistant and Office Coordinator to help support the basic operations and daily business of the organization.

This position is a 40-hour a week position, with benefits, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. This position will focus on providing critical support with administrative and office operations, including receiving and monitoring guests, answering phones, composing and typing correspondence and other documents, and performing other functions. East End House is an equal opportunity employer and provides competitive compensation packages

About East End House
East End House community center uses a holistic approach to promote the wellbeing, academic achievement, and successful transition to adulthood of children and youth from under-resourced families in Cambridge and surrounding communities. As part of the approach, East End House provides support services to a diverse population, from infants to seniors, to strengthen family and community.

Originally established in 1875 to serve under-resourced families, East End House is one of Greater Boston’s earliest social service centers. East End House offers a wide variety of programs and services that support families and individuals of every age and ability, improve self-sufficiency, and provide emergency aid. Programs include child care and afterschool programs that provide youth the tools they need for life-long academic and social success, as well as wrap-around services – including parent education classes, a resource and referral program, senior support services, volunteer and community outreach programs, and an Emergency Food Program – that foster a healthy community.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
Michael Delia, President & CEO, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: resumes@eastendhouse.org. Please reference "Administrative Assistant and Office Coordinator" in subject line.

• Implement office operations and procedures
• Oversees reception duties, including answering phones and greeting consumers, families and guests
• Control agency mailing and correspondence
• Manage supply requisition process
• Maintain office equipment, including liaising with relevant contractors and service providers
• Assist and support bookkeeping and accounting functions as appropriate
• Organize and maintain agency files
• Serve as a liaison with vendors, including maintenance, electricians, plumbers, etc.
• Draft work orders & communicate with maintenance worker, being sure that all work orders & requests are appropriately documented
• Keep an inventory and purchase office and cleaning supplies
• Assist the Director of Marketing and Development with administrative, marketing and development functions as needed
• Assist Program Directors with program specific tasks as needed
• Gather time sheet data and process payroll
• Monitor and maintain personnel records including electronic files, vacation and sick time, and employee benefits
• Manage annual audit of personnel files
• Ensure filing systems are maintained and up to date for all receipts, disbursements, invoices, contracts, etc.
• Ensure protection and security of files and records
• Ensure effective transfer of files and records
• Transfer and dispose records according to retention schedules and policies
• Compose and type letters and other documents
• Assists with general agency functions and logistics planning
• Maintain a pleasant work environment
• Perform other functions as needed
• Bachelors degree or at least 3 years’ equivalent experience
• Professionalism and excellent people skills; customer service-focused
• Excellent verbal/written communications skills
• Strong work ethic and attention to detail required
• Demonstrated skill working with financial information and maintaining records
• Proficiency in Quick Books, Excel and Word preferred
• Highly proactive and action-oriented
• Demonstrated ability to follow through on tasks assigned
• Superior organizational skills and ability to multi task
• Desire for professional growth and to accept increasing responsibilities
• Proficiency in Spanish, Haitian Creole, or Portuguese a plus
• A Criminal Offenders Records Information and Sexual Offenders Records Information request must be completed

School Age Program Assistant Group Leader

Position Summary: The Assistant Group Leader works under the guidance of School Age Program staff in a support capacity. Primary responsibilities include supervising and actively engaging a group of approximately twelve children during program hours and working with the School Age Program staff and School Age Program Director to create and implement an interesting and engaging curriculum for the School Age Program. This position is up to 27.5 hours per week during the Afternoon Adventure Program and 40 hours per week during Summer Fun. This is a part-time position with benefits as described in the East End House Personnel Policy Handbook.

Purpose: To assure smooth daily operation of the School Age Program. To aid in the development of the well-being of the children by assisting and providing daily enrichment activities in order to enhance the child’s out of school time experience.

Working Relationships: The Assistant Group Leader works with all program staff and reports directly to the School Age Program Director.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Catharine Downs, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: resumes@eastendhouse.org. Subject Line must read: "SAP Group Leader."

Will provide direct care to program participants during structured activities and free time
Will actively support program staff in the implementation of daily program activities
Will establish and foster positive relationships with children, staff and families
Will help with daily pick-ups of the children at schools and bus stops
Will engage children in active conflict management and address behavior issues in a positive manner
Will create and implement weekly lesson plans based on themes developed with program staff
Will assist with snack set-up/clean-up and general classroom maintenance
Will assist children with homework
Will maintain a safe, healthy environment for the children, adhering to proper EEC, NAA, Department of Health, and Bureau of Nutrition standards at all times
Must attend all required staff meetings and trainings
Must meet the EEC requirements for the position of Assistant Group Leader
Must adhere to the East End House Staff Ground Rules for Working Together as outline in the East End House Personnel Policy Handbook
Must have a high school diploma or be currently enrolled in a high school program
Must be enthusiastic about working with and enriching the lives of school age children
Must be able to establish positive working relationships with children, families and staff
Must be able to utilize planning time effectively
Red Cross Certification in CPR and First Aid are required within the first six months of employment
Must complete at least five hours of professional development training per year
Must be a positive ambassador for East End House in the community

Toddler Classroom Lead Teacher

A Lead Teacher is responsible for supporting the classroom manager and/or Senior Lead Teacher with the daily operations of the classroom.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
East End House Attn: Camille Platt, Child Care Program Director
105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141.

Electronic submissions may be made to: camille@eastendhouse.org. Please reference “Toddler Classroom Lead Teacher” position title in subject line.

• Manage and coordinate all aspects of the classroom; including daily schedule, program, curriculum, activities, meals, hand washing and bathroom needs.
• Lead and supervise classroom staff in creating and maintaining a safe, positive learning environment with the goal of each child reaching his or her highest potential.
• Develop, lead and manage programming, activities, projects and interactions that facilitate curriculum goals.
• Use the assessment tools to chart progress and develop individualized lesson plans that facilitate growth in each core area.
• Work with liaisons and child specialists to support children with special needs; including classroom adaptations, attending meetings, recording and assessing progress and regular communication with parents and providers.
• Responsible for inputting Efforts to Outcomes data for agency.
• Ensure that children have updated progress reports.
• Ensure that classroom staff members, policies, procedures and practices are adhering to all EEC, NAEYC, and Bureau of Nutrition regulations.
• Responsible for managing and/or recording: Teacher-Child Ratios, Attendance, Bureau of Nutrition Attendance, Injury/Incident Reports, Diapering and Bathroom Procedures, Medication Log/Consents, Sick Policy.
• Help coordinate staffing and manage coverage in classrooms at all times.
• Ensure that all teachers interact in a positive, appropriate and professional way with families, co-workers, and the community.
• Help facilitate parent conferences to communicate assessments, goals and learning plans for each child.
• Promote and facilitate parent engagement; volunteer opportunities, family nights, potlucks, and graduation.
• Evaluate effectiveness of classroom design and quality of classroom materials.
• Responsible for organization, cleanliness, and communicating maintenance needs of the classroom.
• Participation in agency wide meetings, events, planning days, professional development.
• Promote professionalism and healthy communication among staff.
• Handle conflict as it arises and seek out solutions.
• Follow guidelines and expectations as outlined in Personnel Policy.
Candidates must demonstrate a passion for working with children, be well versed in EEC policies and regulations, have experience in supervising and managing staff and have experience using evidence based curriculum. It is preferred that candidates have or are working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and be EEC certified.

Preschool Classroom Lead Teacher

A Lead Teacher is responsible for supporting the classroom manager and/or Senior Lead Teacher with the daily operations of the classroom.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
East End House, Attn: Camille Platt, Child Care Program Director
105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141.

Electronic submissions may be made to: camille@eastendhouse.org. Please reference “Preschool Classroom Lead Teacher” position title in subject line.

• Manage and coordinate all aspects of the classroom; including daily schedule, program, curriculum, activities, meals, hand washing and bathroom needs.
• Lead and supervise classroom staff in creating and maintaining a safe, positive learning environment with the goal of each child reaching his or her highest potential.
• Develop, lead and manage programming, activities, projects and interactions that facilitate curriculum goals.
• Use the assessment tools to chart progress and develop individualized lesson plans that facilitate growth in each core area.
• Work with liaisons and child specialists to support children with special needs; including classroom adaptations, attending meetings, recording and assessing progress and regular communication with parents and providers.
• Responsible for inputting Efforts to Outcomes data for agency.
• Ensure that children have updated progress reports.
• Ensure that classroom staff members, policies, procedures and practices are adhering to all EEC, NAEYC, and Bureau of Nutrition regulations.
• Responsible for managing and/or recording: Teacher-Child Ratios, Attendance, Bureau of Nutrition Attendance, Injury/Incident Reports, Diapering and Bathroom Procedures, Medication Log/Consents, Sick Policy.
• Help coordinate staffing and manage coverage in classrooms at all times.
• Ensure that all teachers interact in a positive, appropriate and professional way with families, co-workers, and the community.
• Help facilitate parent conferences to communicate assessments, goals and learning plans for each child.
• Promote and facilitate parent engagement; volunteer opportunities, family nights, potlucks, and graduation.
• Evaluate effectiveness of classroom design and quality of classroom materials.
• Responsible for organization, cleanliness, and communicating maintenance needs of the classroom.
• Participation in agency wide meetings, events, planning days, professional development.
• Promote professionalism and healthy communication among staff.
• Handle conflict as it arises and seek out solutions.
• Follow guidelines and expectations as outlined in Personnel Policy.
Candidates must demonstrate a passion for working with children, be well versed in EEC policies and regulations, have experience in supervising and managing staff and have experience using evidence based curriculum. It is preferred that candidates have or are working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and be EEC certified.

School Age Program Group Leader

Group Leaders work with the School Age Director, Specialists, and Assistant Group Leaders and report directly to the School Age Director.

Group Leaders supervise groups of twelve to fifteen children during East End House's School Age Program hours of operation. Primary responsibilities include working with program staff to develop and implement an interesting and engaging curriculum for School Age Program. This position is 27.5 hours during the school year's Afternoon Adventure program, and 40 hours per week during the Summer Fun program and school vacation weeks.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Catharine Downs, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: resumes@eastendhouse.org. Subject Line must read: "SAP Group Leader."

Establish and foster positive relationships with children, staff and families
Provide direct care to program participants during program hours
Assist with general classroom maintenance as needed
Engage children in active conflict management and address behavior issues in a positive manner
Develop and implement three twelve-week thematic units for school year program, vacation weeks and summer program
Provide homework assistance in a small group setting
Maintain a safe, healthy environment for the children, adhering to proper EEC, NAA, Department of Health, and Bureau of Nutrition standards at all times
Attend all required staff meetings and trainings
Adhere to East End House Staff Ground Rules for Working Together as outlined in the East End House Personnel Policy Handbook
Serve as a positive role model within the agency and a positive ambassador for East End House
Candidates need to be innovative, able to work in a fast paced environment, and be committed to youth development, and school success.
College experience in related field preferred.
Certification in CPR/First Aid is required within the first six months of employment
Have passion and commitment about working with, and enriching the lives of school age children.
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