Why work at Career Collaborative? We are a non-profit organization that ends poverty for working-class families by helping adults get, keep, and succeed at good jobs. We are a national leader in employment retention.

Community Engagement Specialist


Program Recruitment of Participants
•    Recruit participants for our monthly classes in job readiness and job search
•    Build a strong recruiting and referral outreach team by managing and growing the Ambassador Program
•    Conduct extensive community outreach within Metro Boston to connect with potential program applicants

Community Outreach
•    Design, implement and manage an effective organization-wide recruitment strategy collaborating with staff, volunteers and participants
•    Establish partnerships with community-based organizations, schools, city departments, trade organizations, and houses of worship
•    Work directly with CEO to develop and implement outreach program to corporate partners and sponsors
•    Be our primary representative at community and networking events to deliver presentations and information sessions 

Marketing/Social Media
•    Create social media campaigns for events and fundraising that yield measurable results
•    Design, write, and disseminate a variety of communications and marketing products (i.e. flyers, event programs, social media posts)

•    Proven experience managing &/or directing a program area focused on recruitment
•    Evidenced knowledge of Metro Boston community based organizations and centers
•    Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships
•    Marketing and design experience (print and web) with social, digital and traditional media to support program goals
•    Competent with design of marketing materials (print and web), content writing and presentation skills

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Career Collaborative is strongly committed to a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employee similarities and differences. 

TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to Nancy@CareerCollaborative.org



Internship Opportunities

Career Collaborative internships are excellent opportunities for those who wish to explore a potential career in the nonprofit sector and who want the rewarding experience of working directly with clients. Our internships are open to both college students and non-students.

Possible Job Responsibilities:

• Creating management reports

• Direct work with clients searching for jobs

• Job search for clients

• Participate in weekly Practice Interviews

• Outreach for new workshop participants

• Update Resource information for clients

• Update social media

• Writing professional manuals

• Administrative assistance to programs

Internship Hours: 20-30+ hours


• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Intermediate computer skills

• Writing skills

• Interest in working with low income, minority, multi-cultural adults

• Patience and persuasiveness

• Exceptional follow-through




Please submit the internship form along with your resume and cover letter, addressed to:

Maggie Lynch, Employment Counselor
Career Collaborative
77 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110
Fax: 617 424-6614


Career Collaborative is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination. Therefore all qualified applicants, regardless of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability, are strongly encouraged to apply.