Edgewater Outreach Support Neponset Path Project Coordinator

Job Locations US-MA-Mattapan
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/8/2021 9:00 AM)
Job ID
2021-1754
# of Openings
1
Category
Community Development
Type
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
Location : Name
Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition

Overview

Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition is a grassroots organization that grew out of an effort to draw on the wonderful ethnic and cultural diversity of the Mattapan community to promote a healthy living environment, with a focus on access to healthy foods and the promotion of physical fitness for all ages. MFFC works closely with the Edgewater Neighborhood Association.  Visit our website at mattapanfoodandfit.org or Facebook page at Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition.  Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE (tsne.org). 

Responsibilities

The Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition is searching for an Outreach Coordinator to support the Edgewater Neighborhood Association's Neponset Path project.

 

Essential Functions

  • Develop relations with residents and businesses in the Edgewater neighborhood;
  • Develop relations with environmentalist organizations connected to the Neponset River;
  • Joint planning and implementation of projects related to the path along the Neponset River with Edgewater neighbors, supporters, and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), with expectation of one meeting or activity per month;
  • Outreach for neighborhood association meetings and events;
  • Attendance at all Edgewater Neighborhood Association monthly meetings;
  • Related training and activites as requested.

Qualifications

We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • Familiarity with the Edgewater community; Hyde Park or Mattapan resident preferred;
  • Ability to coordinate and engage community members;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Social media;
  • Demonstrated cultural competence with diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic groups;
  • Ability to travel throughout the Edgewater neighborhood.

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:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Please attach a resume and cover letter with your application. 

 

TSNE/Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition 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 actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.

 

As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition 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.  

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