Project Coordinator - LVI
Requisition Number:2023-ENERGY-011
Department:Climate Equity & Impact
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35


Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) stands as Boston's largest community action agency. Since its inception, ABCD has been deeply committed to promoting self-help efforts for low-income families and individuals. We offer a wide array of programs that cover all stages of life, from infant care to elder services, and ensure that every individual, regardless of their background, has an opportunity to thrive in their community. Every year, we touch the lives of more than 100,000 Greater Boston residents, creating ripples of positive change.

Why Work Here:

  • Make a Difference: Every day, your work directly impacts the lives of thousands in the Greater Boston community, empowering them and making positive, lasting change.
  • Inclusive Environment: ABCD values the diversity of its workforce, with an inclusive culture that respects individuality and promotes collaboration.
  • Continuous Learning: We offer numerous training and development opportunities, ensuring our staff remain at the forefront of community action methodologies and strategies.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: At ABCD, we take care of our own, providing a competitive benefits package, including health coverage and retirement plans.
  • A Legacy of Impact: Join an organization that boasts a legacy spanning over half a century, consistently championing the rights and needs of our community's most vulnerable.
  • Teamwork & Camaraderie: Be a part of a passionate team, united in their mission to combat poverty, and ensure every individual can reach their fullest potential.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for coordinating projects and assisting with day-to-day management of the Low-Income Single Family Program and other utility funded energy programs. 
  • Coordinate with field staff, contractors and clients on energy projects.
  • Maintain and update project details.
  • Run queries and generate reports as requested.
  • Oversee project process, including: building Assessments review, scheduling field visits, requesting, compiling and reviewing contractor quotes, identifying and presenting project details, troubleshooting with clients and contractors, and preparing completed energy projects for reporting.
  • Coordinate and process projects across the state brought by different initiatives.
  • Communicate with sub-grantees to troubleshoot customer issues.
  • Process and prepare vendor payments.
  • Engage with other external partners.
  • Communicate with vendors and utilities as needed.
  • Ensure projects maintain proper timeline and meet deadlines.
  • Maintain and improve on project management platforms, including
  • Manage inquiries from applicants and other interested parties.
  • Engage with Statewide Client Services team on program applicants.
  • Take notes during meetings if requested.
  • Maintain electronic and paper files.
  • Coordinate with Program Manager & Field staff on all duties.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 1-3 years of experience in Project Management, nonprofit program management and/or energy efficiency a plus. 
  • Experience in grant program management helpful.
  • Experience with Microsoft Access and Excel or at least a high degree of comfort with databases and spreadsheets required.
  • Good communication skills by phone and email required.
  • Flexibility, initiative, and ability to work in a team required.
  • Ability to deal sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.