Team Openings

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.

Current Openings:

Service Position: Commonwealth Corps Employment & Partnership Coordinators (two positions – Boston & Waltham sites)

The mission of the Commonwealth Corps service internship is to engage Massachusetts residents of all ages and backgrounds in service to strengthen communities, address unmet community needs, and increase volunteerism. MTW will host two full-time Commonwealth Corps members who will serve as Commonwealth Corps Employment and Partnership Coordinators in Boston and Waltham, while we ramp up to serve 60% more youth. Through their service, members will join the recently expanded Career Services Department to support our young people in advancing employment and career goals, refine a new evaluation methodology to track graduate employment, turn the evaluation into action by piloting new methods of career advancement coaching, and formalize employment and education partnerships. In addition, they will leverage 10 volunteers that will be engaged in 1:1 support of our youth through individualized coaching and mock interviewing.

Service Position: AmeriCorps VISTA Strategic Initiatives Coordinator (Boston Site)

The Strategic Initiatives Coordinator will collaborate with the Director of Strategic Initiatives on a variety of projects that advance MTW’s growth goals. The Strategic Initiatives Coordinator will build partnerships for donations of high-quality books for MTW to sell, help grow the More Than Words Training Institute to teach others about social enterprise, and take on other cutting-edge capacity building projects that come up throughout the year. The member will have the opportunity to learn while serving, develop new systems, gain highly useful program development and project management skills, and see our young people grow first hand, all in a dynamic, fast-based, team-oriented, and supportive environment.

Service Position: AmeriCorps VISTA Events & Marketing Coordinator (Boston Site)

The Events & Marketing Coordinator will support the development of programming to teach new skills for youth and grow earned revenue to supply funding to support the mission. The Events & Marketing Coordinator will collaborate with the Associate Director of Events to grow rental clients, understand client feedback, engage MTW participants and partners in developing a program of youth-hosted events, and build systems and content to market MTW events and reach new attendees. The member will have the opportunity to learn while serving, develop new systems, gain highly coaching and event management skills, and see our young people grow first hand, all in a dynamic, fast-based, team-oriented, and supportive environment.

Service Position: AmeriCorps VISTA Evaluation Coordinator (either site)

The AmeriCorps VISTA Evaluation Coordinator will help to build More Than Words’ evaluation and learning infrastructure. Serving with the Director of Evaluation and Learning, the Evaluation Coordinator will improve staff trainings and materials, strengthen internal practices by monitoring data for quality and patterns, and complete data analyses to answer strategic questions at this important moment of growth. Previous evaluation experience isn’t required, but a learning mindset and customer service attitude are! The member will have the opportunity to learn while serving, develop new systems, gain highly useful data and analysis skills, and see our young people grow first hand, all in a dynamic, fast-based, team-oriented, and supportive environment.

Service Position: Access to Justice Fellow (Boston site)

MTW seeks a retired lawyer or judge with experience in Child welfare and Juvenile Justice to join our team as an Access to Justice Fellow. As we grow our Community Engagement efforts to advocate and support youth outside the walls of MTW, a fellow would help shape our policy and advocacy efforts focused on:

  1. DCF transition planning- Support engagement of CAFLs, staff and youth training about DCF systems and policy initiatives to address the Child Welfare Cliff
  2. Emerging adult Justice- Support individual case consultations, staff and youth training, and promote diversion, raise the age and other policy initiatives
  3. Overall policy advocacy and engagement- Support MTW to hone its policy agenda and engage electeds and agencies around education and advocacy

Apply below or contact mraines@mtwyouth.org for more information.