Job Openings

 

As an agency that is focused on building a skilled team of professionals who share our values, 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. 

Chief Innovation Officer (CIO)

Are you an entrepreneur and skilled manager interested in expanding our existing social enterprises while also developing new opportunities moving forward?  UTEC is looking for a creative, business-savvy leader to strengthen the sustainability and impact of our social enterprises employing young adults with proven-risk factors. Manufacturing leadership background a plus.  Currently, UTEC operates mission-centric businesses, or social enterprises, as part of our overall nonprofit organization in the areas of food services (including Café UTEC, Catering, and a new Food Production focus), Mattress Recycling, and Woodworking (currently exploring CNC technology as well). The CIO will supervise and/or coach FT operations managers in all 3 enterprises, in addition to a FT business development staff. The CIO will be a member of UTEC’s leadership team.

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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 Positions Available - Youth Empowerment Corps Members Needed 

Be a part of our Education, Organizing, Enrichment, Special Events, Civics, Social Enterprise or Workforce Development Departments.  UTEC is currently seeking passionate, dedicated applicants for Year 9 of the Youth Empowerment Corps.  This position requires a commitment of ten months.  August 2016 through July 2017.  Youth Empowerment Corps members serve full time during their service year at UTEC, located in downtown Lowell, MA.  UTEC's mission and promise is to ignite and nurture the ambitions of Lowell's most disconnected young people to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success.

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Transitional Coach

UTEC's Transitional Coaches (TCs) provide critical support and services to young people in UTEC's Workforce Development Program (WFD).  They encourage youth to persist in programming and help youth address barriers to attendance and success. They are a critical figure in a youth's UTEC experience and life.

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Cafe UTEC Program Manager 

The Cafe UTEC Program Manager is a member of UTEC's Workforce Development Department.  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:  Cafe UTEC - a full service cafe open to the public.

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Café Supervisor 

Summary of Position: To manage Café UTEC during breakfast hours and help fulfill a management role as Café hours grow. Duties and Responsibilities: This position has the primary responsibility of managing the Cafe during breakfast hours (8-10 am) Monday thru Thursday. This position would start out as a part-time role, 7am-11 am Monday through Thursday, (16 hours/week) but could grow into more hours depending on the individual and business growth.

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Woodworking Assistant (part-time)

Summary of Position:  To support the UTEC Woodworking program working with the Program Manager and youth to produce high-quality wood products and facilitate youth learning and development.  

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Roll-off Truck Driver & Laborer (part-time)

UTEC Mattress Recycling is a social enterprise of UTEC, Inc. that employs young people who are in the process of improving their lives, and picks up mattresses from universities, municipalities and hotels across eastern Massachusetts.  We are looking for a skilled and experienced driver to drive our 2006 Freightliner roll-off truck to and from pick-ups and to on-load and off-load containers.

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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