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 senior 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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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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Mattress 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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Transformational Beginnings Program Manager 

The Transformational Beginnings (TB) Program Manager guides and supports all youth who participate in the Mattress Deconstruction and Recycling Enterprise, the first phase of workforce programming.  S/he plans and implements daily structured programming, which includes working in the mattress recycling warehouse, workshops, talking circles, and orientation sessions.  Above all else, the TB Program Manager identifies as a dedicated youth worker with a passion for transitional employment programming. 

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Social Justice Educator

We are looking for a smart and experienced youth worker/educator to run UTEC’s daily morning circle and weekly social justice workshops, and to guide the implementation of social justice education across all UTEC programming. UTEC’s social justice workshops, which focus on power, privilege, oppression and identity, are the first stage of a three-stage program to engage proven-risk youth, ages 16-24, in community organizing and policymaking work. This individual is energetic, possesses contagious passion, intelligently fearless, creative, action oriented, organized and youth focused!

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Teacher, HiSET (GED) and Social Justice 

We are looking for an innovative, organized, flexible, successful, youth-focused educator for our HiSET (GED) preparation classes, a component of UTEC’s Workforce Development Program. The HiSET teacher will incorporate academic content, social justice themes and workplace skills in their classroom instruction. Students must pass five subject tests to earn the HiSET credential: Language Arts/Literature, Language Arts/Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Students are in the HiSET classroom 2 hours a day with opportunities for 1:1 tutoring and educational support. 

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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