The Boston Basics Campaign, a project of The Basics Inc. (www.boston.thebasics.org) was created to change the way the city supports early childhood parenting and caregiving. We mobilize existing social and organizational networks to embed The Basics – five simple, evidence-based parenting practices – in routine interactions parents and caregivers have with infants and toddlers. This will help ensure that all children build solid developmental foundations and are ready to learn when they enter kindergarten. The Basics, Inc. is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE MissionWorks (www.tsne.org).
This Program Specialist (PS) Bilingual position is part of a team charged with instituting widespread use of The Basics across multiple sectors in Boston. Reporting to the Program Director, the PS will help create and execute strategies that share The Basics with staff and volunteers in the healthcare, early childhood, social service, business, and other sectors that touch the lives of parents and caregivers of young children. This position is full-time (37.5 hours per week) and is currently funded through December 31, 2020 with the expectation that ongoing funding for the position will be secured by that time.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
TSNE MissionWorks and The Basics Inc. envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks/The Basics Inc. actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/The Basics Inc. will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.