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Self-Advocay Program Manager


Job posted by: Rosie's Place

Posted on: July 8, 2014

Job description


Empower guests to achieve self-sufficiency by building their knowledge and confidence through interactive workshops and trainings.


Oversee all aspects of the Self-Advocacy program including guest trainings and workshops; facilitating guest focus groups and activities; maintaining a consumer-only component of the Rosie's Place website and creating materials that enable guests to advocate for themselves and their families; and managing budgetary line items and monitoring their disbursement.

Oversee all aspects of guest trainings and workshops, including creating workshops and soliciting other agencies to provide guest trainings, managing sign-ups with participants, and coordinating space and materials used for workshops.

Collaborate with Communications department to build and maintain a consumer oriented component of Rosie's Place website. Ensure the website reflects the changing needs and services. Create and implement marketing strategies to drive traffic to the site.

Develop budget line items with the Director of Finance and monitor their disbursement.

Prepare annual program goals, logic models and quarterly reports, as well as other reports as required.

Lead efforts with each department of Rosie's Place to adopt ways for guests to take on leadership and/or decision making roles.

Supervise staff, volunteers and interns

Report to the Director of Programs and Planning

Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Director of Programs and Planning


College Degree and a minimum of four years experience organizing advocacy or campaign work preferred.

Understanding of issues confronting poor and homeless women

Proven ability to work independently and creatively.

Excellent written and verbal skills.

Familiarity with community resources regarding housing, benefit regulations, and services.

Bi-lingual in English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole a plus.

How to apply

Email cover letter and resume to: Please write "Self Advocacy Program Manager" in the subject line of your email.


889 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA, 02118, US


Start date
September 8, 2014
Application deadline
September 8, 2014
Education requirements
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
None specified
Salary details
competitive salary
Group health, dental, vision insurance, retirement plan, group life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible spending account, sick leave, paid holidays, paid vacation
Job function
Owner's areas of focus