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Residents of Public Housing - Equity and Recovery Outreach Worker (Part-Time)

Company: City of Somerville
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

The City of Somerville is looking for individuals to join the Equity and Recovery Outreach Team, focused on COVID-19 recovery efforts in the city. The Equity and Recovery Outreach Worker for Residents of Public Housing -will help disseminate information and connect community members to resources that will aid in their post-pandemic recovery, including housing, food access, financial support, employment, trainings, and health. The Equity Outreach and Recovery workers would support community outreach efforts in particular to traditionally under considered and marginalized populations including residents of public housing.Methods of outreach will include but are not limited to event tabling, community walk-abouts/roaming, office hours, drop-ins at partner organizations/businesses, distributing flyers, phone-based outreach, leading focus groups, and door-knocking.The positions require a commitment of 16 hours of work a week on average, through June 30th, 2023.Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent plus two (2) or more years of directly relevant experience engaging with vulnerable populations and connecting them to services.
  • Must be 18+ to applyHours: Part-Time (16 hours a week through June 30th, 2023 / not benefits eligible)
    Salary: -$22.00 per hour
    Union: Non-Union
    Date Posted: December 8, 2022

    City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

    The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

    Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Adrienne Pomeroy at 617-625-6600 x 2059 or

    Benefits Somerville Offers

    • 4 weeks annual vacation (for non-union positions) & for union positions this varies by contract
    • Medical insurance through the Group Insurance Commission (GIC)
    • Dental coverage low and high plans through Cigna
    • Vision care through the Vision Service Plan (VSP)
    • Long term disability through Sun Life
    • Group and voluntary life insurance through Boston Mutual
    • Flexible spending plans through Benefit Strategies
    • Deferred compensation through a choice of three vendors
    • Employee assistance through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided by E4Health
    • Cancer screening & wellness release

    • Tuition reimbursement
    • MBTA pass program
    • FREE Blue Bikes membership
    • Eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

      Benefits listed are for benefits-eligible positions and the above information is meant to be a general overview of the benefit programs offered by the City of Somerville. This is not a binding contract, for any questions relating to benefits for specific union and non-union positions please contact the Human Resources department by calling (617) 625-6600 x 3300.

      COVID-19 Vaccination Required

      To better protect the health and safety of staff and the public, all City of Somerville employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of November 1, 2021. Exemptions and/or reasonable accommodations are not guaranteed and will be reviewed by the City of Somerville Human Resources Department on a case-by-case basis. Learn more at .Powered by JazzHR

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