Job Openings

 

As an agency that is focused on sustaining our reputation for attracting new talent, we are always interested in hearing from you - even if the type of job position you're looking for is not currently listed. Please just send us a note (including resume) to jobs@utec-lowell.org.

Streetworker (Outreach Worker) (Full Time)

A Streetworker’s mission has two overall objectives: to develop a peacemaking process between those youth that are most often involved in street violence; and secondly, to connect those young people most overlooked to the services they need.

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AmeriCorps Members for Youth Empowerment Corps

The Youth Empowerment Corps is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to foster meaningful connections with youth and team members, develop useful professional skills, and contribute to a fulfilling and profound mission. Learn more about AmeriCorps service at UTEC. Interviews are currently being held for candidates interested in Year 8 of the Youth Empowerment Corps, to begin Fall 2015.

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Teens Leading The Way: Boston Regional Fellow

UTEC coordinates a Statewide Youth-Led policymaking coalition called Teens Leading The Way. We are seeking a strong candidate based in Boston to be the next Boston Regional Fellow. This person will coordinate all young people in Boston in the TLTW coalition and work closely with staff from UTEC to advance the young people's development and campaign. Youth are currently working on a policy campaign to bring about expungement opportunities for young people 21 and younger who have criminal records.

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Director of Program Excellence

The Director of Program Excellence, a new position at UTEC, will serve four primary roles: 1) create a developmentally-based and integrated curriculum, tying together UTEC's workforce development, HiSET and social justice offerings; 2) oversee the implementation of the curriculum, supervise the education staff, and coach other youth workers on curriculum delivery; 3) supervise the AmeriCorps Program Manager, ensuring that corps members have a service year that advances their professional growth, while also being of service to UTEC; and 4) work closely with Chief Program Officer to develop and provide professional development opportunities for staff. 

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Café Program Manager

The position supports proven-risk youth ages 16-24 years old as they learn the basic skills of customer service and food service in one of UTEC’s social enterprises: Café UTEC – a full service café open to the public. Seventy-five percent of the position will be hands-on, coaching and supervising youth in the café, while 25% of the position will be dedicated to planning, entering data, and collaborating with other staff within the organization.  The ideal candidate is passionate about food service and youth work, and s/he is able to blend the demands of a business with the tenets of a positive youth development approach.

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AmeriCorps VISTA Development Assistant
UTEC is looking for an energetic and creative individual to contribute to the systems and operations of our fundraising team. Our fundraising comes from a mix of public and private resources, and the VISTA will play an important role in growing our capacity for private fundraising from individuals and businesses. As part of a 4 FTE development team, the VISTA will report to the Director of Development and work closely with the Annual Giving Coordinator.

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Business Innovation Manager

 The Business Innovation Manager oversees all aspects of business development for the three UTEC Social Enterprises serving youth ages 16-24 with proven-risk factors of serious criminal and gang involvement: Mattress Recycling, Food Services (Café UTEC, Catering, and a new Food Production crew), and Woodworking/Furniture Making. This includes developing creative partnerships for both buyers and sellers, retail and business-to-business marketing to build the businesses, and identification of innovative and untried revenue streams for the enterprises. The Manager will have a thorough knowledge of the UTEC mission and goals, our enterprise operations and our financials. S/he will work with Program Managers from each enterprise to determine capacity and opportunities. S/he will help develop marketing strategies and tactical plans for each enterprise and will lead regular social media activity.  The Business Innovation Manager reports to the Chief Innovation Officer.

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Matress Recycling Operations Manager

The Mattress Recylcing Operations Manager oversees all aspects of the warehouse operations from scheduling intakes and pick-ups with customers and vendors to day-to-day operations in the warehouse.  The Manager will supervise a small team of senior UTEC youth who will assist with transporting, deconstructing, baling and moving materials.  S/he will work in partnership with the UTEC Transformational Beginnings Team to help youth gain transitional work experience and achieve business objectives.  While the primary role will be to oversee operations, the Manager will be expected to work effectively with UTEC youth.  The Matress Recycling Operations Manager reports to the Chief Innovation Officer.

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We are currently seeking individuals to join us for a ten month commitment of AmeriCorps service. During this time they will promote peace, positivity, and empowerment to youth in the Lowell area as part of the Youth Empowerment Corps. Corps Members engage in a variety of responsibilities and are submerged in the UTEC Culture starting from day one. Members serve hands-on with youth to produce individual and group projects in the areas of education, outreach, enrichment, organizing, or workforce departments.

Please contact Melany Levesque for more info: mlevesque@utec-lowell.org | 978.856.393

We are currently seeking individuals to join us for a ten month commitment of AmeriCorps service. During this time they will promote peace, positivity, and empowerment to youth in the Lowell area as part of the Youth Empowerment Corps. Corps Members engage in a variety of responsibilities and are submerged in the UTEC Culture starting from day one. Members serve hands-on with youth to produce individual and group projects in the areas of education, outreach, enrichment, organizing, or workforce departments