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 Program Officer

UTEC, Inc., a nationally recognized model in youth development, is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Chief Program Officer.  UTEC's mission and promise is to ignite and nurture the ambition of our most disconnected youth to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success.  UTEC serves proven-risk youth from both Lowell and Lawrence, MA.

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Director, Two-Generation Programs

UTEC’s Two-Generation (2Gen) Program offers a unique opportunity to support and promote the well-being of some of our community’s highest-risk families. Our 2Gen strategy centers on impacting generational change by promoting the education and skill development of parents and children at the same time, while also addressing violence, incarceration, and poverty. Through leadership and programming oversight, partnership development, and policy advancement, the Director of Two-Generation Programs will identify effective two-generation solutions locally that we expect to have broad application nationally. 

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Grant Writer

The Grant Writer will be managing an aggressive schedule for institutional fundraising. The Grants team completes submissions on a weekly basis, including letters of inquiry, full proposals, and contract applications. The Grant Writer manages administration of the full grant cycle, from prospecting and proposals through budget amendments, contract management, and internal reporting as well as funder reports.

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Culinary Innovator

The Culinary Innovator is responsible for all kitchen and culinary enterprise operations.  Duties include, staffing, inventory management, and menu and recipe development.  The Culinary Innovator will serve as a liaison between enterprise operations and nonprofit programming.

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Transformational Beginnings Program Manager

The Transformational Beginnings (TrB) 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.

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Commonwealth Corps: Education Specialist (Full Time)

The mission of the Commonwealth Corps is to engage Massachusetts residents of all ages and backgrounds in service to strengthen communities, address unmet community needs, and increase volunteerism.Commonwealth Corps members with UTEC will serve 10.5 months in a full-time capacity. What they have in common is a desire to put their talents and ideas to use in the service of their communities and the Commonwealth.

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Food Production Staff (Part Time)

Producing and packaging food products for wholesale distribution.  Working with a diverse group of employees to ensure that all production objectives are met while adhering to the strictest food safety and sanitation standards.

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Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher (Full or Part Time)

To create a warm and loving educational classroom where you will lead and coach with classroom co-teacher implementation of a variety of activities within the classrooms; such as Social-Emotional Language, Sensory, Arts & Crafts and Gross Motor.

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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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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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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