The Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) (moar-recovery.org) is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (tsne.org), which organizes recovering individuals, families, and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions.
MOAR Values: Faces and Voices of Recovery – Visible, Vocal, Valuable
The Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) is seeking a part-time, Diversity Chair, 5 – 15 hours per week, to support MOAR in centering diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in all aspects of its work.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Willingness to learn and experience with recovery communities;
Willingness to learn and make personal and professional connections to communities of color, especially Black, Latinx and Indigenous communities that have been disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Excellent facilitation skills with the ability to guide others to dialogue through conflict with respect and empathy;
Strong understanding of systemic forms of injustice including racism, sexism, gender discrimination, homophobia, ableism, classism, etc.;
Ability to communicate using respectful, non-stigmatizing language that honors the dignity of the full range of social identities;
Past experience with any type of project management, community organizing and/or group facilitation;
Experience with recovery pathways is preferred;
Bilingual (particularly English/Spanish) a strong plus;
The organization welcomes applicants from our communities of color.
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:
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work will be primarily performed remote and will be required to attend in-person meetimgs from time to time.
Benefits: This position is not eligible for benefits.
TSNE/Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery 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/Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery 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.