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Position Summary

Coalition for a Better Acre (CBA) seeks an energetic, hard-working, organized, reliable, and responsible individual to serve as the Program Coordinator for our Health Equity division under the supervision of the Director of Programming. The successful candidate will join a team offering programming in Youth Development and Civic Engagement, including the Merrimack Valley Time Exchange.

 Health-related costs and obstacles can play a large role in determining peoples’ economic success or struggles and can keep residents from fully engaging with their community. Our programming aims to prevent and resolve these obstacles through education and activity. The successful candidate will connect residents to health resources, advocate for increases or adjustments in care as appropriate, and develop new programs to better serve our community.

 Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  •  Develop a workplan and calendar of activities for respective program area
  •  Manage outreach to neighborhood residents, residents of CBA properties, and  CBA members through door knocking, one on one meetings, and larger  community meetings
  •  Support the planning of major events, membership meetings, and other  community activities
  •  Work with the director of programming in developing a program budget and  manage the resulting program budget responsibly
  •  Conduct an annual community assessment working with the Director of  Programming and other program coordinators
  •  Maintain positive relationship with partners and funders
  •  Conduct program evaluation, data collection, and analysis to quantify the  impact of the work of CBA
  •  Supply necessary program data to resource development coordinator
  •  Represent CBA in the Lowell community at events, meetings, and other public  activities
  •  Work collaboratively with the rest of the organization and find ways to  integrate programs with other departments to achieve CBA’s overall goals
  • Support other program coordinators in their focus areas
  • Other duties as assigned


Our ideal candidate will have a passion for community-based development and community organizing and will have many of the following skills and experiences:

  • Demonstrated experience in and commitment to community-based organizing, campaign development, and leadership development
  • Three to five years of experience in a related program area
  • Experience working in community health or related advocacy or education
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and individuals
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a responsible and dedicated manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Comfort using technology for organizing, including spreadsheets, databases, word processing, computer graphics, and social networking platforms
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish or Khmer preferred
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including mornings, evenings, and occasional weekends
  • Licensed driver preferred
  • B.A. or equivalent in work experience preferred

 To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter, including your salaryrequirements, to Pam Miller, Office Manager of the Coalition for a Better Acre at

 CBA offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

 CBA is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity in employment


  Job Location City Lowell
  Job Location State Massachusetts
  Job Location Zip 01854
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Hourly From: $0.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Activism and Organizing, Education and Training, Event planning, Health and Medical, Project management, Social Services
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Language 2 Khmer ( Speak Read Write )  
  Language 3 Spanish ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Feb. 7, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Coalition for a Better Acre
  Organizational Focus Affordable Housing, Children and Youth, Community Building and Renewal, Economic Development, Job Training and Workplace Issues, Voting, Democracy, and Civic Engagement
  Contact Person Pamela Miller
  Contact Phone (978) 452-7523
  Contact Fax (978) 452-7523
  Contact Email
  Web Address http://517 Moody Street 3rd floor

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