Healthy Aging Job Alert: JF&CS, WalkBoston, Bridges Together

Apr 23, 2019

Jewish Family & Children’s Service: Community Education and Training Specialist

The Community Education and Training Specialist will join a team that develops and delivers education and training programs and activities focused on promoting mental health among older adults in independent housing and other community settings. This position is a key contributor within the Services for Older Adults division. The Community Education and Training Specialist will work with the team to provide services as part of our Aging Well at Home and Mental Health and Housing services.  The Community Education and Training Specialist will develop, market and deliver training and consultation services for providers (staff) and older adults. The ideal candidate will have a mental health background, presentation skills and a strong desire to work with older adults and aging services providers.

For more info, see the full job posting at the JF&CS website here.

WalkBoston: Program Manager

WalkBoston, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) advocacy organization, makes walking safer and easier in Massachusetts to encourage better health, a cleaner environment and more vibrant communities. We know that walking improves personal, economic, environmental and civic health. Working on walking takes us across Massachusetts to empower people with knowledge and proven strategies to make their own communities more walkable. Our small, committed staff work as a team to make change: whether it’s getting a crosswalk painted in a neighborhood, or influencing Massachusetts state policy to make streets safer for all.

We are seeking a Program Manager to oversee our statewide technical assistance programs that work to improve the safety and quality of the pedestrian environment. Our training programs describe the health, economic and community benefits of walking, and include walk audits that identify infrastructure deficiencies, recommend solutions, and build community support for walking.

For more info, see the full job posting on WalkBoston’s website here.

Bridges Together: Director of Business Development

Headquartered in Sudbury, Massachusetts, Bridges Together, Inc. (BT) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering leaders to connect generations thereby transforming lives for today and tomorrow. Our vision is that every child and older adult will experience the richness of intergenerational relationships and interdependence.

Bridges Together is seeking a dynamic and kind go-getter with excellent communication skills who will be responsible for generating revenue through a variety of channels for this organization. This person will:

  • Collaborate with the executive director and board to finalize and execute the business development strategy
  • Research, identify, and cultivate relationships with organizations to generate earned revenue through training services, subscriptions, and sales of materials
  • Foster relationships with foundations, writing grants and follow-up reports
  • Develop a corporate giving program, making connections and securing sponsorships
  • Manage the annual fund program
  • Coordinate marketing efforts
  • Attend events and represent BT
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to Please include the job position in the subject line. Salary is commensurate with professional experience.