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InstaCart Now Hiring!!!

Hiring: Shoppers and Drivers

Instacart offers on-demand grocery delivery to customers in Boston and parts of Metrowest with our fleet of personal shoppers and partnerships with local grocery stores (including Costco, Petco, Whole Foods Market, Russo's and Harvest Co-op).

We are looking for responsible, professional, and friendly people to work with us picking out and delivering groceries for customers. We welcome all to apply and are particularly interested in those with delivery, retail, food/beverage or customer service experience.

Benefits
Flexible schedules – shoppers set their own availability on a weekly basis and can work as many or as few hours as suits their lifestyle.
Free Costco membership
Earn $12-$25/hour based on speed, reliability, accuracy, and customer service while grocery shopping and/or completing deliveries.  >> Read More

Become a Bike Friendly Business!

Bike Friendly Businesses

Boston Bikes is excited to present our eighth annual Bike Friendly Business Awards. The awards recognize Boston-based businesses and educational institutions for taking steps to be more bike friendly. The actions of these individual businesses help to improve the climate for cycling across Boston.

To preview the application, or take a pre-assessment visit: http://www.bostonbikes.org/resources/bikes-and-business/application/ >> Read More

Parking Lot Attendant needed at DotHouseHealth

DotHouse Health (formerly known as Dorchester House) is looking for a parking attendant!  >> Read More

Boston Cares seeking part-time help!

A message from Boston Cares:

Our active Corporate volunteering program is seeking individuals with a can-do attitude and a bit of muscle to help with Boston Cares Corporate volunteering projects.

Corporate Project Leaders will lead or assist at team-based corporate volunteer projects (training provided), and help with setting up and breaking down project sites.  We also need Project Logistics Assistants to help with packing and unpacking project supplies at our Somerville storage facility.

This is a great opportunity for college students with flexible schedules, those who are in-between jobs, and anyone who would like to help Boston Cares deliver on our mission while getting some exercise and earning extra cash!" >> Read More

Work with ReVision Urban Farm!

Looking for a summer job? Want to work for food justive in your community? Do you like working outside?

Apply to be part of the ReVision Urban Farm Crew in Dorchester this summer! This is an opportunity for teens aged 15-18 with a Boston Youth Fund SuccessLink account. The program is from July 7th to August 14th, 2015 and pays $9 an hour. 

If interested: contact Shani, Farm Manager, at (617)822-3276 or email her at sfletcher@vpi.org.

Info sessions will take place March 11, 16, and 17 from 3-5pm.

Become part of the Seed Crew with the Food Project!

Seed Crew, formerly known as Summer Youth Program or SYP, is a seven week summer opportunity for youth to grow produce on urban and suburban farms while developing civic engagement and teamwork skills in a diverse setting.

The program brings together around 100 teenagers from diverse cultural, racial, economic, and geographic backgrounds to work on our urban and suburban farms in Lincoln, Boston, and on the North Shore. During seven weeks, they work together to grow vegetables sustainably and distribute thousands of pounds of produce while developing important leadership, teamwork, diversity, and civic participation skills. >> Read More

Apply to be the VietAID Executive Director!

Position Announcement: Executive Director
Organization: VietAID
 
Organizational Overview:
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Senior Intensive Care Coordinator needed at The Community Services Agency!

Post Date: 1/5/2015  

Title: Senior Intensive Care Coordinator

Organization: The Community Services Agency

 
Employment Type: Full time  

Description: The Community Services Agency, located in Dorchester is looking to secure a Senior Intensive Care Coordinator. The Sr. ICC reports to the Program Director and works as part of the Management Team to ensure Individual Care Coordination services are appropriately delivered to MassHealth youth with serious emotional disturbances.

Essential Functions: >> Read More

Boston REACH Coalition

Mailing Address (if different than physical location): 

Erline Achille 1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 

(617) 534-2291

Fax: 

(617) 534-2563

Email: 
Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Meets 1st Monday of every month, 5:30 p.m., at the Grove Hall Community Center, 51 Geneva Ave., Dorchester.

Mission: 

The mission of the Boston REACH Coalition is to promote health equity and eliminate racial and health inequities in Boston. REACH: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health. The 200-member coalition has met monthly for ten years. The coalition has earned an outstanding reputation in the local and public health community for its work in raising awareness of racial and ethnic health disparities, educating the public about health issues that affect the Black community in Boston, and for its credible partnerships with community members, policymakers, faith-based leaders, and academic institutions. The coalition includes community members, community groups, health care providers, business and faith leaders, and academic partners. With new funding as a Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities (CEED), the coalition will expand its scope of work to address cardiovascular disease and public health issues related to men’s health, adolescent wellness, community advocacy, public policy, and environmental health. A strategic plan will ensure that community efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities can be sustained.

Location

Center for Health Equity and Social Justice
1010 Mass Ave
Boston, MA 02118
United States
Key Partners: 

Boston Public Health Commission (Center for Health Equity and Social Justice)

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Come to a meeting!

Key Programs Offered: 

Ongoing advocacy & community organizing. Community Voices The Coalition has worked with community member to identify factors that can promote or negate the health of the community. Please take a look at their projects and videos. Annual Retreat REACH Coalition members participate in this annual retreat to review and strengthen Coalition objectives and activities. Pink and Black Team: American Cancer Society Making Strides During breast cancer awareness month in October, join the Pink and Black Team to raise money for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Walk. More>> HPV Pilot Project The Boston REACH Coalition in partnership with Mass CONECT is conducting a pilot project aiming to understand better the communication barriers for underserved women with respect to the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer awareness.

Also (or Previously) Known As...: 

REACH 2010

Created: 
02/15/2011

Boston Public Schools Family Resource Centers

Phone: 

(617) 635-8015

Fax: 

(617) 635-6407

Website: 

http://www.bostonpublicschools.org/register

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Hours

Dorchester, Roslindale and Roxbury Welcome Centers are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30am-5pm and Wednesdays Noon-7pm.
 
The East Boston Welcome Center is open only on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am-5pm except in January and late August, when it is also open on Wednesdays 12-7pm. 
 
The Mattapan Welcome Center typically open on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30am-5pm, istemporarily closed.
 
*note: the number listed above is for the Dorchester Resource Center
Mission: 

Families with a child new to the Boston Public Schools can register at one of our Family Resource Centers (FRC). Feel free to visit whichever center is most convenient; you are not limited to the center in your zone of residence. 

 

Dorchester

(617) 635-8015 
Campbell Resource Center
1216 Dorchester Ave.
Dorchester, 02125
(next to Burger King) 
Help in Cape Verdean creole, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese
 

Roxbury

(617) 635-9010
Bruce C. Bolling Building (Dudley Sq.)
2300 Washington St. 2nd floor, Roxbury, 02119
Help in Cantonese, English, Haitian creole, Mandarin and Spanish 
 

Roslindale

(617) 635-8040
Jennie Barron Bldg.
515 Hyde Park Ave.
Roslindale, 02131
(near Cummins Hwy.)
Help in Cape Verdean creole, English, French, Haitian creole, Portuguese and Spanish 
 

East Boston (Mondays and Tuesdays, starting August 25)

(617) 635-9597
Mario Umana Academy
312 Border St.
East Boston, 02128
Help in English and Spanish 
 

Mattapan (Thursdays and Fridays)
TEMPORARILY CLOSED

(617) 635-9596
Mildred Ave K-8, Rear Entrance
5 Mildred Avenue
Mattapan
Help in English, Haitian, Cape Verdean Creole and Spanish

Location

1216 Dorchester Avenue (Behind the Burger King)
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
Also (or Previously) Known As...: 

Boston Public Schools Family Resource Center

Created: 
01/28/2010

Confused? You may have been looking for the Dorchester CARES Family Resource Center, a program of Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts.

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