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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: May 12, 2021
OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Human Service Programs
Job Title: Community Engagement Team Outreach Worker (part-time) to engage underserved Bangla speaking families
Job Code: X920
Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position
Union Affiliation: None
Hours Per Week: 19.5 hours per week, flexible, mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings, weekends

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend all required training sessions.
  • Become familiar with available Cambridge resources that provide children with early literacy exposure.
  • Refer families to early learning services and events that benefit the literacy development of their children.
  • Organize a series of culturally appropriate parenting workshops to underserved families with young children in Cambridge. 
  • Participate on advisory boards and/or round table discussions, as assigned, that are addressing issues to reach hard to reach families.
  • Participate in discussions and educate the Community Engagement Team about outreach strategies for building relationships with hard to reach communities.
  • Complete all required paperwork: document outreach activities and participate as needed in the evaluation of the program.
  • Attend all outreach worker team meetings.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: General office environment with air conditioning and fluorescent lighting.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Job requires some walking. Sufficient mobility to travel throughout the City. 

RATE: $16.65 per hour

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the 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. For additional information please see flyer CET Bangla Speaking OW Flyer

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. THE CITY IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING A WORKFORCE CULTURE OF ANTIRACISM, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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