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Located in downtown Boston, Bridge Over Troubled Waters is the city’s premier organization dedicated to transforming the lives of runaway, homeless and high risk youth through safe, supportive, and encouraging relationships and effective and innovative services that guide them toward self-sufficiency and fulfilling, meaningful futures.  After more than 40 years, it remains a national model and program incubator for youth development services which are effective in helping the most troubled and vulnerable homeless youth to turn their lives around.  If you care about making a difference in the lives of young people, we are interested in hearing from you!  To learn more about us, visit



Reporting to the Program Coordinator you will be responsible for the supervision of the clients of our Emergency Residence Program and for providing them with advocacy, referrals, crisis intervention and supportive counseling appointments. You will ensure that our clients are following the guidelines and expectations of the program and monitor their behaviors to ensure the safety of themselves and those around them. In addition, you will prepare clients for independent living through various life skills activities including cooking, socialization, and group interaction ensuring that all activities and services through Bridge are conducted in a manner that is sensitive to and shows respect for the cultural and ethnic diversity for all of our clients.



You should have a Bachelor's Degree and two or more years’ experience working with adolescents in one or more of the following areas: homelessness, substance abuse or in a human service organization.  You should be CPR/First Aid Certified and have a valid Massachusetts driver's license required and continuous clean driver's record.



We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including:


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan



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 Equal Employment Opportunity

Bridge Over Troubled Waters is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

  Metro Area Boston MA
  Job Location City Boston
  Job Location State Massachusetts
  Job Location Zip 02111
  Job Category Youth Programs
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Apr. 19, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Bridge Over Troubled Waters
  Organizational Focus Youth Services
  Contact Person Fred Ritzau
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
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