Job Opportunities

Advocating for social change in a community of passionate individuals reminds me every day that it is possible to love your work and look forward to going into the office.

BARCC is supported by 28 staff members and more than 140 dedicated volunteers.

Half of our current staff started in this field by volunteering or interning at BARCC or another rape crisis center. Find out more about volunteering or interning with BARCC.

We are committed to having a staff that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.  BARCC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, age, disability, mental illness, genetic status or predisposition, sexual orientation, marital status, active military status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

 

BARCC is growing! We're looking for 7 full-time staff members:

 


The Grants Manager position is responsible for managing all pre-award and post-award activities for the organization and works in partnership with department directors, managers, and other stakeholders to ensure proposals meet the organization’s priorities.

The Grants Manager will write grant proposals to foundations, governments, local county/state agencies, and serve as project manager for full-cycle grant management. This position is responsible for researching new prospects, identifying new funding opportunities, , preparing grant reports, and tracking reporting requirements/deadlines. The Grants Manager position is an opportunity for a development professional to bring their talent to an organization with an incredible mission and staff.

About the position

BARCC's Grants Manager will be responsible for all pre- and post-award activities for public and private grants, including the review, delegation, coordination and submission of all grants and reports. By working closely with Programs, Development, and Communications staff to stay abreast of ongoing BARCC projects and new initiatives, the person in this position will help develop program-specific strategies to meet funding needs. They will manage cultivation and stewardship efforts for existing funding agency relationships and will identify new foundation and corporation prospects. We envision that the successful person in this role will excel at working collaboratively and building partnerships that foster a culture of effective information sharing.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in grant writing and administration; preferably in a non-profit or social services organization.
  • Demonstrated experience with foundation, local county/state, federal, and corporate fundraising, including demonstrated success writing grants that have resulted in award of $100,000 or more.
  • Ability to manage high volumes of work in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments.
  • Excellent comprehensive and interpretive research skills.
  • Excellent project management skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with a focus on customer service.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in determining priorities for grant submission.
  • Ability to work assertively, but collaboratively and lead teams of contributors.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and contact management systems.
  • Must be committed to BARCC’s mission and philosophy.

Starting salary range: $55,000–$65,000, commensurate with experience, plus generous benefits package, includes health, dental, vacation, sick time and other coverage options.

To apply please send a cover letter that specifically addresses your interest and qualifications for this position along with your resume to jobs@barcc.org. No phone calls please. 


The Bilingual Case Manager position is an opportunity for a resourceful, compassionate, creative problem-solver to connect survivors of sexual violence and/or significant others to meaningful community resources and public benefits. This critical direct-service advances BARCC’s mission of healing and social change by building comprehensive survivor support networks with partner agencies and other stakeholders in the community. Our ideal candidate is informed and passionate about economic justice and affecting systems change.

About the position

The Bilingual Case Manager will provide high-quality case management services to survivors; ensuring that their housing, economic stability, health insurance, long-term trauma informed mental health concerns and basics needs are met.  This position provides clients with an understanding of various topics, including housing/shelter, financial resources, public benefits and health insurance eligibility in both English and Spanish.  Additionally, this position will work closely with the Senior Case Manager, LCSW, on the following:

  • Development of new clinical case management program with a focus on connecting clients with significant mental health needs to realistic resources
  • Development of improved screening tools and extensive referral network
  • Delivery of nationally recognized trainings to providers and partner agencies
  • Legislative advocacy and testimony preparation to affect systems change

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years related direct service work experience, such as housing and public benefits/housing advocacy is required
  • BSW required, MSW preferred
  • Knowledge of health insurance and trauma informed mental health providers
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • Social change and advocacy committment is preferred
  • Must be committed to BARCC’s mission and philosophy

Starting salary range: $40,000–$41,500, commensurate with experience, plus benefits package (see below)

To apply please send a cover letter that specifically addresses your interest and qualifications for this position along with your resume to jobs@barcc.org. No phone calls please. 

 


The Development Coordinator position will advance BARCC’s donor relations and fundraising efforts through:

  • The adherence to timelines for the correspondence process for gift entry, gift acknowledgements and stewardship activities and
  • The coordination of diverse fundraising related activities and administrative projects in alignment with BARCC’s mission and philosophy.

The Development Coordinator is responsible for the accurate and judicious operation of the fundraising database, ensuring that data is correct, up-to-date, and consistent with reporting needs. The Development Coordinator position is an opportunity for an ambitious professional to bring their talent to work with BARCC’s incredible mission and staff.

About the position

The Development Coordinator processes and records all donations ensuring accurate data entry and timely mailing of acknowledgment letters. This person will coordinate the production, mailing, and analysis of all direct mail appeals and newsletters. They will also track results and prepare reports and analysis of results. This position will generate lists for mailings, publications, and projects with an eye for accuracy. They will work closely with the Development Director to coordinate large-scale, volunteer-driven thanking efforts via phone.

The Development Coordinator manages the donor database, ensuring data integrity for accurate useful output. This position provides administrative support to the Development Director, Executive Director, Board of Directors, Development staff and others in preparation for donor meetings and other fundraising activities. They will perform prospect and donor research and participate in development and implementation of donor, funder, and sponsor engagement and stewardship activities.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2–3 years of related administrative experience.
  • Understanding of fundraising principles, effective communication to various donor audiences and experience with fundraising databases, preferably Donor Perfect.
  • Uses sensitivity, sound judgment, relationship-building skills and overall standards of excellence in communicating with donors in a variety of mediums.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle complex and confidential tasks simultaneously.
  • Capacity to learn and manage tasks, as well as improve and streamline the flow of information required for a thriving, growing development enterprise.
  • Flexibility to quickly shift attention to new requests and reprioritize workload.

Starting salary range: $38,000–$40,000 commensurate with experience, plus generous benefits package, includes health, dental, vacation, sick time and other coverage options

To apply please send a cover letter that specifically addresses your interest and qualifications for this position along with your resume to jobs@barcc.org. No phone calls please. 

 


The Bilingual Client Services Coordinator position is an opportunity for a resourceful, supportive, customer service-oriented person to connect survivors of sexual violence and/or significant others to BARCC or community services in a warm and efficient way.

About the position

The Bilingual Client Services Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Client Services Programs (Counseling, Case Management, and Legal Advocacy) to connect survivors and families seeking assistance to the program(s) that can best address their questions and needs. The Coordinator provides information to survivors and significant others about appropriate services available to them in both English and Spanish and schedules their appointment.

More specifically, daily job responsibilities include:

  • Responding to requests for services and scheduling appointments within the established time frame.
  • Coordination with Managers to establish and maintain an effective intake appointment calendar in all programs to ensure timely access.
  • Follow-up with appointment reminders and communicate about any requested accommodations prior to a client’s appointment.
  • Maintain client records and accurately input data for reports.
  • Provide administrative support to designated staff and programs to ensure smooth operations.
  • Regular effective communication with staff, interns, volunteers, survivors and significant others.

Qualifications

  • Verbal fluency in English and Spanish required
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in customer service or related work

         The ideal candidate will: 

  • Demonstrate superior customer service, interpersonal and communication skills that intrinsically motivates them to support others
  • Possess computer competency and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent attention to detail and accurate data entry.
  • Demonstrate excellent judgment in handling challenging situations.
  • Interest in  working with people who have experienced trauma required, experience a plus.
  • Must be committed to BARCC’s mission and philosophy

Starting salary range: $40,000–$41,500, commensurate with experience, plus generous benefits package, includes health, dental, vacation, sick time and other coverage options.

To apply please send a cover letter that specifically addresses your interest and qualifications for this position along with your resume to jobs@barcc.org. No phone calls please. 

 


The Community Engagement Specialist position is an opportunity for a community-minded, creative, and resourceful individual to bring their strong interpersonal and project management skills to an organization with an incredible mission and staff. We are looking for someone with their finger on the pulse of the Greater Boston community, a people-person with outstanding collaboration and communication skills.

About the position

The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for increasing the capacity of communities to respond to and prevent sexual violence. This includes building and strengthening relationships with community groups, organizations, and community leaders. Our ideal candidate will inspire and mobilize communities to further BARCC’s mission of ending sexual violence through healing and social change. The Community Engagement Specialist will work closely with the Community Awareness and Prevention Services (CAPS) team to ensure that the strategy being implemented is effective, efficient and meeting program goals.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years experience in sexual violence, education, public health, community organizing or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of sexual violence prevention in communities and intersection with other forms of violence and oppression
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • From the Boston area and/or highly knowledgeable of the communities in and surrounding Boston, MA strongly preferred
  • Some nights and weekends required
  • Must be committed to BARCC’s mission and philosophy
  • BARCC strives to represent the community we serve and strongly encourages qualified candidates who are bilingual, bicultural, people of color, people with disabilities and/or LGBTQ to apply for this position.

Starting salary range: $36,000–$40,000, commensurate with experience, plus benefits package (see below)

To apply please send a cover letter that specifically addresses your interest and qualifications for this position to jobs@barcc.org. No phone calls please.

 


The Events Specialist position will be responsible for conceptualizing, organizing, and executing all fundraising and donor stewardship events. Events include BARCC’s two major events: the Champions for Change Gala and the Walk for Change. The Events Specialist will be the primary lead to create and track event metrics to measure the return on investment, impact of staff and volunteer time and effort, as well as organizational resources.

The person in this position will execute all event logistics, including coordinating corporate and in-kind sponsorships, volunteer and contractor resources, and marketing initiatives in partnership with the Development Manager and Marketing and Communications Manager. This position maintains the calendar of events and venues, develops budgets, fundraising and programming, as well as overall event strategies. The Events Coordinator position is an opportunity for a development professional to bring their talent to an organization with an incredible mission and staff.

About the position

BARCC's Events Specialist will assist in crafting strategy, planning, developing, and executing special events and fundraisers as a part of a coordinated annual development plan that contributes significant revenue to the organization. This person will manage relationships with in-kind sponsors, contractors, key leaders/volunteers and other individuals responsible for successful special events. They will organize and coordinate vibrant and effective planning committees with a focus on member retention. As a member of the Development team, the Events Specialist will collaborate to create strategic growth plans for expanding solicitation, engagement, and stewardship opportunities of event prospects, attendees, and peer-to-peer fundraisers. The person in this role will work collaboratively to ensure BARCC events are well-integrated across organization departments and programs.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3–5 years experience planning and executing large-scale, strategic fundraising events, galas, live/silent auctions, and donor stewardship efforts.
  • Proven track record of identifying and leveraging fundraising opportunities, obtaining sponsors and motivating volunteers to drive and grow event revenue and attendance.
  • Experience building, effectively working with, motivating and retaining host/planning committees as well as peer-to-peer fundraisers, donors and grassroots volunteers.
  • Experience in or great appreciation for utilizing event metrics to determine ROI as well as inform strategy and improvements.
  • Enthusiasm, creativity, a positive sense of humor and a can do attitude.

Starting salary range: $47,000–$53,000 commensurate with experience, plus generous benefits package, includes health, dental, vacation, sick time and other coverage options.

To apply please send a cover letter that specifically addresses your interest and qualifications for this position to jobs@barcc.org. No phone calls please.


The Director of Finance and Contracts position is an opportunity for a seasoned professional to bring their talent to an organization with an incredible mission and staff. We envision welcoming a senior-level professional who has proven success overseeing the financial operation and contracts of an organization with a variety of federal, state, and private revenue streams. This position will bring an analytic framework to financial planning to steward BARCC’s financial systems for growth and sustainability.

About the position

BARCC's Director of Finance & Contracts will work strategically to implement streamlined financial operations and a contract management process to sustain growth over the next five to 10 years. They will build on the two years of work the organization has done to create excellent financial tracking systems and transparency for effective reporting and collaboration across the organization. They will primarily be responsible for BARCC’s financial systems and oversight including: accounting and overall fiscal management, invoicing of government and private foundation contracts, and communication about financial matters to the senior staff and the Board of Directors.

As a collaborative member of the senior management team, this position will assist with the strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development initiatives for the organization. They will nurture collaborative relationships with staff to facilitate superior nonprofit financial and contract management.

Specific responsibilities include:

     Financial and Contract Management

  • Work with our current financial consultants to determine continued need and plan for a smooth transition of appropriate duties. Provide oversight to any outsourced staff who will continue to fill functional roles.
  • Review and approve monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, reporting materials, and metrics for BARCC’s Executive Director and Board of Directors.
  • Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, and cash flow planning and administration.
  • As a participant of the Finance Committee, work with members of the Board of Directors to manage long term financial sustainability for the organization, including investment, budget, forecasting, facilities and operations.
  • In partnership with the Executive Director, model various financial scenarios to advise on their respective merits, actions, and financial implications.
  • In partnership with Human Resources, hire, supervise, and retain future support staff as needed.
  • Oversee and coordinate audit activities.
  • Collaborate with Grants Manager, primarily on public/government grants, assisting with budget, budget narrative, and report preparation.
  • Collaborate with Program Directors to ensure the correct expenditures and staff allocations for grant and contract funding.

     Administrative Leadership and Management

  • Serve as a business partner to the Executive Director in the organization’s financial, budgeting, and administrative processes, including HR, payroll, and benefits functions, continuously developing and improving systems. 
  • Assist program Directors and Managers in developing systems for financial oversight of their program budgets as well as forecasting and modeling trends, tracking spending, and advising on budget-related questions about contracts.
  • Collaborate with the Development Director to perform a monthly reconciliation of fundraising revenue and prepare reports to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

     Developing Program Staff Capacity

  • Develop effective relationships with BARCC’s program and project leaders to facilitate information sharing, and participate in efforts to develop systems for communication, decision making, and oversight.
  • Share knowledge and information to facilitate director and manager’s ability to track and manage specific budgets and expenses, in line with BARCC’s commitment to providing financial transparency within the organization.
  • Provide information to the Executive Director and Board of Directors as needed/requested.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or Finance required, MA/MBA preferred.
  • 5–8 years of professional experience managing Finance, Administration, and/or Operations of an organization with a variety of revenue streams, including federal and state contracts required, preferably in a nonprofit environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team and an ability to explain complex financial management and accounting concepts in a clear, non-technical manner.
  • Demonstrated fluency in accounting and database software, including Quickbooks.
  • Ability to be an effective ambassador the organization with funding partners in negotiation of budgets, amendments, and general contract issues.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting operational priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems.
  • Reputation as a successful team player, including the ability to develop and maintain a goal-oriented, positive attitude throughout the organization; must be able to interface equally well with staff, Board of Directors, partner organizations, and external constituents.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Flexible, self-starter; able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to BARCC’s mission.

Starting salary range: $70,000–$80,000, commensurate with experience, plus generous benefits package, includes health, dental, vacation, sick time and other coverage options.

To apply please send a cover letter that specifically addresses your interest and qualifications for this position to jobs@barcc.org. No phone calls please.

 

Interested? Take a look at our comprehensive benefits package:

BARCC offers Full-Time Staff

  • 3 weeks Vacation per year during first two years, 30 day accrual rollover allowance (4 weeks after two years, 5 weeks after eight years)
  • 18 Sick days per year, 45 day accrual rollover allowance
  • 12 Holidays off, plus two alternative holidays of choice
  • 80% paid Health Insurance, choice of carriers and plans
  • 70% paid Dental Insurance, choice of carriers and plans
  • 100% paid Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 100% paid Life Insurance (1x salary)
  • Family Medical and Parental Leave
  • Pre-tax deductions
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance (vision, accident, life, critical illness, pet)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for 24/7 support
  • Professional Development: $250 allowance per year


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