Resident Engagement Coordinator
- Job Title
- Resident Engagement Coordinator
- Job ID
- Work Hybrid
- Dorchester, MA 02125
- Other Location
The Organization and its Programs
DBEDC acts to build a strong, thriving and diverse community in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhoods. We develop, preserve and sustain affordable housing for rent and for ownership. We create commercial and economic development opportunities. We build community through community organizing and civic engagement activities. We are focused on the concepts of equitable development without displacement and providing opportunities for economic mobility.
Since our founding in 1979, DBEDC has developed and preserved over 1100 units of rental and homeownership housing and 200,000 square feet of commercial space. We have created around 1,000 jobs and involved more than 1,500 young people in after school leadership development and organizing activities. We are one of Boston’s oldest and most established community development organizations with an annual operating budget of almost $5 million, a staff of just under 30, and $44 million in assets.
About the Role
DBEDC provide stable homes within great neighborhoods, which serve as a foundation for thriving families and individuals. Our homes and neighborhoods promote healthy families as well as work, economic, and educational success. The team contributes directly to these goals by supporting stable tenancies and resident health, and by connecting residents to each other and the broader community. Services are provided through direct service provision as well as through formal and informal relationships with third party providers.
Reporting to the Director of Resident and Community Engagement, the Resident Engagement Coordinator will deliver programs and amenities that support stable tenancies and serve children, adults and seniors living in DBEDC properties. The Coordinator will lead community engagement efforts in DBDEC properties to build social capital by fostering person-to-person and people-to-place relationships, develop the skill and will of resident leaders to take on leadership roles in the property and in their community, encourage civic engagement in order to build neighborhoods of choice were neighbors have elevated community standards and a sense of efficacy.
This is a mobile position that will require regular travel to member agency’s properties. The Coordinator will coordinate with property management staff and community partners, and is responsible for supporting partnerships with service providers to expand opportunities for residents to access programming that would enhance their quality of life.
What you can expect to do in the role:
- Provide general assistance, as needed, for DBDEC activities and events, and undertake other activities and duties as requested.
- Acquire and maintain any certifications required by DBDEC or for delivery of services.
DBEDC’s total compensation package features an amazing set of benefits which we considered towards the overall compensation, including:
Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation views diversity, inclusion and cultural competence as vital principles in all our work with clients and communities. We welcome and encourage applications from visible minority groups members, indigenous persons, members of the LGBTQ community, persons with disabilities and others who may contribute to the diversity of the organization and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
- Pay Range
- $55,000.00 Annually to $65,000.00 Annually