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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge


POSTING DATE: August 30, 2017

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Human Service Programs
Job Title: Community Coordination Associate, Agenda for Children
Job Code: A111-701
Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position
Union Affiliation: None
Hours Per Week: 10 hours per week – 12 month/year


Agenda for Children Out-of-School Time Initiative (AFCOST) seeks a part-time, 10 hours per week Community Coordination Associate to assist the logistical coordination and support of our professional development system.

The mission of the AFCOST Initiative is to organize, catalyze, and support the youth serving community in Cambridge for the shared purpose of increasing equity, access and innovation and sustaining the highest quality out of school time opportunities and experiences for all children, youth and families.

We seek a dynamic, people-oriented person with strong organizational and time management skills who will:

  • Coordinate professional development system logistics:
    • secure training/event locations
    • purchase and deliver food
    • set up and/or break down events/trainings
    • Facilitator support: take attendance, print and deliver materials, AV set up and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain attendance system
  • Maintain feedback survey system
  • Perform additional administrative tasks as needed



  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • A valid driver's license and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Flexibility and availability before, during and after professional development events (event hrs: 9 a.m.-1p.m., 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) as well as multiple AV systems
  • Able to learn new technologies and systems
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to take responsibility for a project and get it done
  • Demonstrated cultural proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to solve problems or access resources as needed
  • Sense of humor

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Ability to travel back & forth between multiple sites and locations. Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to answer phones, maintain multiple files and be able to lift a minimum of 10 pounds. Employees are frequently required to engage with training facilitators and Out of School Time Staff.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:    Work will be performed at multiple locations across Cambridge, including but not limited to: 51 Inman Street, 344 Broadway, Moses Youth Center, STEAMworks room at TERC and Google.  Standard office environment at 51 Inman, which includes fluorescent lighting, carpeting and air conditioning.  Shared office space can be busy and moderately loud.

RATE: $15.26/hr


Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312.  Review of resumes is ongoing. Position will remain open until filled.

The City of Cambridge is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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