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Who We Are…….

Bay State Community Services strives to seek and provide services that promote the emotional and social well-being of the people and communities we serve. Bay State Community Services has provided innovative, responsive, and accessible programming designed to recognize the importance of individual dignity, family involvement to communities for over 100 years.

Be a part of a mission that focuses on empowering, affirming and fostering assistance to vulnerable and high- risk populations.

Job Summary……..

We are looking for a Public Health Specialist to join our statewide team. This position will work with community coalition coordinators offering guidance, information, and support to help them improve community health and promote racial and health equity throughout their work. You will be responsible for working 1-on-1 with coordinators and their coalitions to identify areas of need/support and then create and deliver individualized services to meet their needs and build capacity. This includes sharing information, experience, and resources, as well as helping coordinators identify strengths and challenges and think through solutions. You will also work with the rest of the team to develop and revise materials and resources; organize meetings, trainings, and virtual peer-to-peer learning opportunities; and prepare and deliver presentations.

*****Applicants should reside in Massachusetts, USA.

What You Will Be Doing to Make a Difference…

• Work with community coalitions and their coordinators to provide training, resources, and guidance to meet their needs and support their work,  in areas including strategic planning, partnership building, racial and health equity, policy and systems change, program implementation, communications and evaluation.

• Contribute to the development of materials and resources

•Make active contributions as part of a collaborative team, and take on leadership roles as needed

•Participate actively in regular team meetings, providing input on community needs and emerging issues

• Plan and facilitate conversations, meetings,  events, trainings, and peer-to-peer learning opportunities (virtual and in-person) that are useful and interesting to coordinators and other prevention providers in the state

• Develop and deliver presentations on current topics at trainings and other meetings

• Communicate effectively and develop and maintain positive relationships with community coordinators, local officials, statewide leaders and colleagues

•Collaborate with others in the state’s prevention system, including evaluators, consultants, and state-level contract managers, to develop and deliver the most useful and effective services and resources for grantees

•Work closely with statewide team to develop strategies for addressing needs and gaps in community-based prevention

• Maintain up-to-date documentation of services provided in database, and meet other reporting requirements

Bay State Community Services (BSCS) recognized the hard work and dedication of our staff and has developed a comprehensive benefit package to support you and your family.

!!Benefits Begin On Your First Day of Employment!!

Important Health and Welfare Benefits 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance

Eye-Med Vision Benefits

Employer Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Medical Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account

Employee Assistance Program

Generous Paid Time Off

35 Days Paid Time Off (15 Vacation Days, 12 Holidays and and 8 Sick Days)

Additional Benefits 

Retirement Plan 403(b) (employer match after the first year of employment)

Opportunities for Reduced Tuition for Clinical Master’s Degree

Opportunities for Student Loan Forgiveness

Mileage reimbursement

Extensive Training Program

Monthly Agency Wide Trainings (includes CEU’s for obtaining/retaining license – LMHC, LMFT, LADC, CARC, LCSW and LICSW)

Supervision for Licensure and Specializations

Immediate Access to Comprehensive Online Self-Paced CEU Trainings

Opportunities for Certification in Evidence Based Practices

 ** Please note that skills and abilities will be considered more critically than education 

• Bachelor’s degree and extensive relevant experience in a related field

• Master’s degree in a related field preferred, but not required

• Prior leadership experience preferred

• Ability to work with diverse communities and offer culturally and linguistically appropriate services

• Experience promoting collaborations and partnerships within and/or across agencies and communities

• Comfortable with technology

• Valid MA driver’s license with acceptable driving record. Having a vehicle with current proof of insurance is a plus, but not required, as long as you have the ability to travel throughout Massachusetts, mainly on the Southeast Coast, and attend biweekly   meetings in Waltham

• Acceptable CORI and SORI background record check as required by program

Bay State Community Services is committed to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.  We are committed to providing an environment free from harassment of any kind, and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Bay State Community Services believes diversity and inclusion, and social justice is an action, and as such seeks to operationalize policies, procedures and systems that support a talented, and diverse workforce