Director – NSC
Requisition Number:2022-CC-008
Department:Community Coordination
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35

Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. The Director is responsible for managing the staff, activities and programs within multiple community-based neighborhood sites or within one site with multiple complex programs resulting in significant additional funding and staff. 

Duties Include:

Program Management:

  • Develop and submit annual draft budget to ABCD central for approval through Community Coordination;
  • Develop an annual work plan in collaboration with Community Coordination and Planning;
  • Plan strategies and activities to expand the goals of individual programs and the overall site;
  • Manage and consistently monitor a thorough and comprehensive record-keeping system of activities and services;
  • Deliver reports, as requested, of related program activities and progress, funding updates and compliance checks; including but not limited to 6 month and 12 month outcomes and services; as well as 12 month Information Survey;
  • Maintain positive relationship and communication with NSC Advisory Committee;
  • Attend and participate in regular meetings of APAC/NSC Directors and all other meetings as requested;
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies for the program(s).

Management of Staff:

  • Ensure proper staffing for each program and site, making recommendations for hires, promotions, disciplinary actions and terminations to the Central office.
  • Provide performance feedback to staff through regularly scheduled meetings and the formal evaluation process, ensuring that questions are answered and program goals are communicated in order to be met in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and submit all personnel and fiscal transactions to ABCD Central offices through Community Coordination.
  • Monitor and analyze data entry into Client Track and other required tracking systems as required by Community Coordination or funders.

Community Involvement:

  • Perform outreach to local community, convening and connecting with local stakeholders to support the initiatives of the site and its programs.
  • Promote and develop involvement with other local groups and coalitions as determined relevant jointly with supervisor.
  • Evaluate and implement program development initiatives as related to community needs and concerns.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Services or related field, and 3-5 years of relevant management experience required.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Strong computer skills especially in Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment while still paying close attention to details. 
  • Ability to work with people of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.


  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays