Do you want to be part of a team that empowers youth to be part of their own solution? More Than Words offers an entrepreneurial, fast-paced work environment where successes and differences are celebrated. Bring your skills, compassionate accountability, and belief in the potential of our young people to a place you can make a difference.
More Than Words is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, citizenship status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We are committed to ensuring our staff and board reflect the racial and ethnic diversity and lived experiences of the young adults we are privileged to serve. People of color are highly encouraged to apply.
Youth Development Manager (Boston Site & Waltham Site)
The Youth Development Manager supports youth, individually and in small groups, to set and achieve goals around education, employment and self-efficacy, to manage and navigate challenges as they transition to self-sufficiency and responsible adulthood and establishes performance standards as a basis for “compassionate accountability.” More Than Words uses a positive youth development approach, emphasizing a youth’s strengths and assets in fostering skill building around school, work and life. In addition to working directly with youth, the Youth Development Manager is involved in youth recruitment and orientation, for representing More Than Words to the community, tracking data, and for building and enhancing relationships with referral and other community partners.
Business Training Manager (Boston Site)
The Business Training Manager leads a team of 5-6 youth employees to manage their own retail and online used bookstore and community space. This position requires an individual with prior retail experience (bricks and mortar, as well as online retail), a commitment to working directly with youth and a track record of motivating and supervising a team to establish and meet high performance standards. This position will require flexible scheduling and direct work with customers and suppliers. The Business Training Manager works in partnership with the business staff, interns and volunteers, and serves as a role model and professional resource for youth.
Evaluation Manager (Cross Site – Boston & Waltham)
The Evaluation Manager is a new, full-time salaried position that serves as an internal and external champion of the More Than Words model. The role involves training staff and youth, maintaining data quality, and designing and implementing systems. This position requires a highly-motivated and detail-oriented individual with program evaluation experience, a deep understanding of how data can make non-profit practice more efficient and effective, and a commitment to serving & supporting ongoing organizational learning.
Retail/Pop-Up Business Training Manager
This full-time salaried position reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and is focused on New Business Ventures and MTW’s pop up strategies. This position will work with More Than Words Operations and Business Development Departments to grow and codify new business ventures that will enable More Than Words to grow its community reach, generate revenue for MTW’s social enterprise and teach and train young people customer service. The employee will work collectively with the adult and youth team as well as independently to build partnerships with companies and organization to host pop shops that build brand awareness.
Service Position: AmeriCorps VISTA Business Development Coordinator (Boston)
The Business Development Coordinator will engage recurring book donors, develop new book partnerships, and develop donors for two new kinds of received in-kind donations: textiles and furniture. The Business Development Coordinator will focus on engaging the community through book and clothing drives, outreach to new partners to place book and clothing bins, setup community drop centers, market our new sourcing strategy to our current and new partners, and assist with rebranding our current marketing materials to cater to the entirety of our youth-run sourcing streams. The Coordinator will also collect and track real-time feedback and data in order for us to better service our partners and make informed decisions about technology or system implementation.
Service Position: AmeriCorps VISTA Development and Marketing Coordinator
The Development & Marketing Coordinator will research and build new partnerships and relationships with individual and institutional supporters, and grow and improve our marketing efforts to share the story of MTW and find new supporters and community members. Serving with the Development Team, the Development and Marketing Coordinator will research new supporters, write grants, host meetings, and participate in and develop key marketing strategies.