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Homes for Families is expanding! Below is the job description. If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to with the Subject Line: Community Organizer

All employees of Homes for Families are expected to:

  • Uphold and honor agency values
  • Approach the work with an anti-racist and equity lens and strive for continued growth and cultural competency
  • Represent Homes for Families and speak publicly on behalf of the agency
  • Maintain awareness of new initiatives, issues, and policies impacting homelessness and low income families
  • Field phone calls and provide appropriate information and referrals
  • Track activities, outputs, and outcomes
  • Strive to meet mutually agreed upon goals
  • Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other staff members
  • Other activities, as needed

The following are responsibilities of the Community Organizer

  1. Increase involvement of direct service staff in organization activities and broader mission to end homelessness including, but not limited to: outreach about events and meetings; organizing trainings; hosting networking events; recruiting staff and parents for focus groups; and identifying participants and supporting the activities of the Policy Action Team
  2. Establish and support the functioning of peer groups focused on key issues areas – such as stabilization and housing search – to cultivate resource sharing, capacity building, development of practice models, and policy recommendations
  3. Collaborate with other staff members to elevate and key issues impacting direct service staff to appropriate stakeholder
  4. Provide information and tools for direct service staff to engage parents to attend community meetings, focus groups, Visioning Day, and other events and actions
  5. Seek engagement opportunities for families and staff by tracking hearings, open meetings, office hours, actions, and organizing events at the state, city, and community levels
  6. Assist in the organizing, facilitation, and tracking of post card drives, letter campaigns, call in days, and literature drops, and legislator meetings
  7. Represent Homes for Families at policy meetings, coalitions, working groups, and committees
  8. Field phone calls and return calls and emails to constituents and track complaints, trends, and referrals
  9. Assist in the planning and execution of advocacy events, forums, and Visioning Day
  10. Support in identifying new partnerships, coalitions, and opportunities


Multi-Agency Directories

Provider’s Council – Jobs with Heart

CHAPA’s Housing Jobs Board

Opportunities by Agency

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Commonwealth of Massachusetts – Department of Transitional Assistance

EMPath – Careers, Greater Boston

Family Aid Boston, Boston

Father Bill’s & Mainspring, South Shore

Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Cambridge

Housing Families, Malden / Revere

Project Hope, Roxbury

Somerville Homeless Coalition – Executive Director


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