Other Job Opportunities

Occasionally friends of E. Catlin Donnelly & Associates make us aware of job opportunities. Please note that we are not recruiters for these positions. For more information, please use the contact information listed in the detailed posting.

Policy Director, Boston Harbor Now

The Opportunity
Boston Harbor Now has an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about great waterfront development, the public’s use of the waterfront, the processes and products of policy, and the development of economically viable climate resilient waterfront for all. The Policy Director leads the development and implementation of policy initiatives at Boston Harbor Now working with the staff, the Policy and Planning Committee of the Board, and our public and private partners to develop a model 21st century waterfront.

The job demands strong interpersonal and communication skills, a diplomatic and balanced perspective, and the ability to negotiate successful solutions. Knowledge of best practices from around the country and around the globe is important. Applicants should have a proven strategic ability to identify unmet critical needs and implement solutions. Attention to detail and process is very important in this job. The Policy Director works at every level with a network of other harbor leaders and managers and must be able to manage a varied and demanding workload with deadlines. Areas of expertise should include harbor related laws and regulations at every level of government pertaining to waterfront development and waterways as well familiarity with the rapidly evolving understanding of climate change and the responses required to enable the development of a resilient waterfront. National, state, and city park policy are also important to understand.

About Boston Harbor Now
Boston Harbor Now believes that the harbor belongs to and benefits everyone. We are committed to access, resilience, and the harbor’s role in the health of our region. We accomplish this by advocating, activating, planning, and developing a harbor that drives our quality of life and the prosperity of our region.

Boston Harbor Now works at the intersection of people and nature to advocate for open space, public infrastructure, and private sector development that will enhance public access to the Harbor and protect the City from the impacts of climate change. We seek to activate the Harbor, reconnect it with Boston’s neighborhoods, and protect water-dependent uses. And we build and broaden the constituency for the Harbor by engaging people through diverse programs—getting them down to the waterfront and out to the Harbor Islands.

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Chief Financial Officer, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

The Opportunity
The MLCHC is a public charitable primary care association that provides a variety of technical and training services. The MLCHC’s Mission is to support community health centers and their programs and priorities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Due to the MLCHC’s growth, budget, complexity, and scope the new position of CFO is being created.

The CFO Role: Scope and Responsibilities
The CFO’s responsibilities will extend beyond those of a traditional CFO. Reporting to, and working closely with the President and CEO, the CFO has primary responsibility for the fiscal stewardship of MLCHC resources. Additionally, they will serve as a true thought partner and leader, working closely with the CEO and MLCHC divisions to determine best fiscal policy and practice in these unpredictable times.

The CFO supervises all staff who oversee accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, and payroll. The CFO will be responsible for management oversight and strategic direction of the associations finances, will plan, direct, coordinate, and communicate all financial activities; and will lead and manage finance departments. They will develop, review, and refine policies and procedures related to accounting, budgeting and financial planning, financial controls, and investments and underwriting practices.

The CFO will prepare and present budgets to the Finance Committee and the Board. The CFO will coordinate reports to the Board and corporation with the CEO and MLCHC Treasurer. The CFO will guide and support development of all grant, contract, project, and division budgets. The CFO will oversee all financial management responsibilities and fiduciary roles of the MLCHC and for subsidiaries and affiliates.

The ideal candidate will have strong business acumen, a pragmatic approach, and deep knowledge of the health care landscape. They will have proven success in a financial leadership role for a multifaceted organization with complex financial, operational, and technological demands. A big picture thinker, they will also be willing to dig into the details. Expertise with large-scale process improvement efforts, system upgrades and change management will be important, as will the ability to develop and support highly motivated, high performing teams and business needs of divisions and management.

The CFO will oversee all compliance and internal controls with recognition of government (federal and state) grants and contracts as well as grants from foundations and corporations. The CFO must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing a finance and administrative staff of five. The CFO will oversee preparation of annual statements and audits for the MLCHC and its affiliates and fulfill related reporting requirements.

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Senior Program Officer, The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, Inc.

Position Overview:

Position Overview:
The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts (“Foundation”) seeks a highly motivated and qualified individual to fill a new Senior Program Officer position beginning in January 2019. The Senior Program Officer will play an important role in helping the Foundation continue to grow its grantmaking impact. Reporting to the Vice President for Programs, the Senior Program Officer will assume primary responsibility for the development and implementation of the Foundation’s Activation Fund grantmaking avenue. Activation Fund grants are typically one‐year grants for discrete projects aimed at helping nonprofit organizations shift to a higher level of capacity that can be sustained over time. In addition to soliciting and reviewing Activation Fund grant applications and ensuring a fair process, the Senior Program Officer will provide technical assistance to applicants and grantees, manage the award process, monitor grants, and assist in evaluating the Foundation’s impact. The Senior Program Officer may also assist with other Foundation grantmaking activities, as needed. This is a full‐time position with occasional evening meetings (scheduled in advance).

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Tree Farm & Natural Resource Manager, Hegner Family Farm (Harvard, IL)

The Hegner Family Tree Farm Invites You to Grow With Us!

The Hegner Family Farm is a second generation tree farm ready to expand and embrace resilient agriculture through creative and innovative ideas. We envision the farm as a multi-functional system grounded by ecology and art. This is a unique opportunity which offers incentives and potential profit sharing with an expansive landscape and canvas for agroforesty, agroecology, research & community engagement projects. This is a perfect opportunity for an ambitious person, team or couple with a vision and creative ideas.

Full-Time Position
Location: Harvard, IL
Anticipated Hiring Wage: $18.00 – Negotiable incentives
Hourly Range: $15.00 – $22.00 – $30.00 Housing opportunities on-site
Application deadline: November 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.


The Farm & Natural Resource Manager’s primary responsibility is to supervise and perform work in forestry and land management on a 500 acre diverse tree farm. This position is responsible for overseeing and implementing income generating projects while observing the restrictions of an existing conservation easement. The Farm & Natural Resource Manager communicates directly with the land owners and initiates and collaborates on the development of short and long term management plans. May supervise field crew, part-time, temporary staff, and volunteers as needed.

For more information, including application instructions, visit their Facebook site..

Project Specialist for the CEO, Harbor Health Services, Inc. (Mattapan, MA)

Position Overview:

The Project Specialist’s responsibilities will span communications, board relations and special projects. Our CEO is seeking a “right-hand person” who is strategic, thoughtful and able to work collaboratively and effectively across departments. Our candidate must be action oriented, with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to quality and excellence. The ideal candidate will bring a strong background in project management, be energized by working in a fast-moving environment and comfortable with change. Their work will focus on internal and external communications, coordination of Board meetings and initiatives, and management of special projects important to the advancement of the organization.

To be successful in this position the Project Specialist will support the President and CEO and the organization by:

  • Learning about HHSI, its programs and staff to be an effective representative and ambassador when interacting with various constituents.
  • Anticipating and proactively suggesting ways to enhance efficiency or quality of work and implement when appropriate
  • Being a solid team player across the organization, assisting others on occasion with large meetings, major projects or providing occasional backup during absences

For the full job description or to apply, visit HHSI’s career website: www.careers.hhsi.us/careers

Director of Business Development, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (Watertown, MA)

Position Overview: Director of Business Development partners with the President and CEO and other senior MHQP leadership on the development of strategic and new business opportunities and programs.

  • Create opportunities to expand MHQP’s existing service offerings and expand to new opportunities, building off of MHQP’s core competencies and in accordance with its mission
  • Develop and maintain positive external business relationships and strategic partnerships
  • Undertake market research and analysis as needed (e.g. new or changing clients, funders, partners, competitive landscape, regulatory environment)
  • Develop compelling proposals and concept papers that clearly articulate the value of MHQPs offerings to secure new business for the organization
  • Investigate and track funding opportunities and manage process for evaluating progress
  • Coordinate with and support MHQP’s communications and public relations work
  • Create business plans and budgets to launch new products based on MHQP’s business strategy
  • Effect a smooth post-award handoff from project development teams to the project teams that will execute new programs or projects
  • Develop strategy for and participate in recruiting new organizations and individuals to MHQP; identify and promote the value of MHQP participation to maximize member retention and revenue opportunities
  • Participate on MHQP Sr Staff and interact with Board and Councils as appropriate

Click here to download the full Director of Business Development job description.

Applicants may forward a cover letter and resume to jobs@mhqp.org

Staff Attorney, Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids – Boston, Health Law Advocates (Boston, MA)

Join a leading non-profit, public interest law firm dedicated to protecting consumers’ right to access health care through individual and class-action cases, policy initiatives and systemic challenges.

HLA is a dynamic non-profit, public interest law firm whose mission is to provide pro bono legal services to low-income Massachusetts residents having difficulty accessing or paying for health care. Founded in 1996, HLA provides individual representation and advice for more than 700 clients annually. HLA also engages in system-wide litigation, public policy advocacy and educational programming to advance its goals.

HLA’s Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids) diverts children with unmet mental health needs from the juvenile justice system and helps them access treatment. MHAP for Kids attorneys are embedded in select Family Resource Centers where they help at-risk youth overcome barriers to treatment that arise in school systems, State agencies, and the court system. A Boston University study of MHAP for Kids found that the program achieves significant benefits for children and their families. This demonstrated impact led the State to invest financially in MHAP for Kids this year. HLA seeks to expand MHAP for Kids statewide.

Health Law Advocates (HLA) seeks a highly qualified, motivated lawyer with knowledge of the juvenile court, mental health and/or education systems to join the talented MHAP for Kids team as our Staff Attorney serving Boston. This attorney, like our attorneys serving in our MHAP for Kids offices in Lowell and Lynn, will advocate for children across the court, mental health and school systems to ensure that their mental health needs are met and their legal rights are protected. The Staff Attorney will advocate for up to 30 youth at a time.

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Director of Communications, Codman Square Health Center (Boston, MA)

Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer/Chief of Staff (CAO/COS), the Director of Communications will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate Codman Square Health Center’s mission. The Director of Communications will ensure that Codman Square
Health Center is viewed as a primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information within the Dorchester and Community Health Center networks.

The Director of Communications will work closely with E-Team and Leadership Team members as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to codemp@codman.org. Job Code: DirComm/Web

CSHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V encouraged to apply

Visit Codman.org to view other opportunities

Click here to download the full Director of Communications job description

Grant Manager, Codman Square Health Center (Boston, MA)

Reporting to the CAO/COS, the Grant Manager researches and prepares grant proposals and applications to fund programs in line with the mission of the Codman Square Health Center, maintains existing funding relationships, prepares reports as needed and ensures compliance with all existing grants and funders.

Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum 5 years related experience and a proven track record in government grant writing and program development. Previous experience should demonstrate a proven track record in securing government funding opportunities. Experience with grants.gov submission process is desirable. Highly organized to produce quality work; product within tight time constraints. Ability to produce well- researched, well-written, and well-documented fund-raising proposals to all levels of government. Ability to work independently in a busy environment. Excellent computer skills including, MS Office 2007.

Codman serves a diverse population. Applicants who have a multicultural background and/or bilingual are encouraged to apply. We offer a generous benefits package including:

  • A retirement employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • Competitive Medical, and Dental
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Educational Assistance and tuition reimbursement Programs
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Other benefits and perks!

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to codemp@codman.org. Job Code: GM/Web

CSHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V encouraged to apply

Visit Codman.org to view other opportunities

Click here to download the full Grant Manager job description and visit the Codman Square Health Center website for more information about their work.

Non-Profit Operations Director, Massachusetts Association for Mental Health

This is an opportunity for someone with the skills and interest in helping a non-profit health and human services advocacy organization function smoothly so that its staff can make a positive difference in the lives of children and adults in the Commonwealth. The Operations Director will report to the President/CEO, but will work with all employees (4-5) at this $1.0-$1.5M organization located in Boston’s Financial District.

Click here to download the full Operations Director job description and visit the MAMH website for more information about their work.

To apply, please send resume to Louise Povall at louise@louisepovall.com.

Senior Vice President of Professional Development and Member Advancement, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

Established in 1972, the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (“the League”) is a non-profit, statewide association representing and serving the needs of the state’s 50 community health center organizations with more than 300 total access sites. Its mission is to provide leadership to their members in achieving their goals and to promote accessible, quality, community-responsive health care. The League serves as an Information Source on community-based health care to policymakers, opinion leaders and the media and provides a wide range of technical assistance to its members and communities, including analysis, training and education, workforce development, information technology development and support to expand health access.

The Senior VP of Professional Development and Member Advancement reports to the President and CEO and is responsible for the design, planning, and implementation of a wide variety of education, technical assistance, learning collaboratives and developmental programs that benefit the community health center movement.

Click here to download the SVP of Professional Development and Member Advancement job description and visit the MLCHC website for more information about their work.

To apply, please send your resume/CV and cover letter to hr@massleague.org for consideration.

Director of Planning, Boston Harbor Now

Boston Harbor Now is an exciting new civic organization in Boston building on 60 years of experience invested in realizing all that Boston Harbor* contributes to the city and the region. We are committed to increasing the impact of the harbor through planning, policy, programming and promoting the economic, social and environmental benefits.

Boston Harbor Now is looking for a Director of Planning who will lead Boston Harbor Now’s planning work, including working with the city and other partners, to develop a comprehensive plan for Boston Harbor. Working in collaboration with our partners, we will create the vision for a bold and exciting 21st Century harbor addressing development, equitable access, climate resilience, parks, infrastructure, and industry. This effort will include a robust public process focused on growing the constituency for Boston Harbor.

The Director of Planning will represent Boston Harbor Now in other harbor related planning efforts and participate as a senior member of the Boston Harbor Now team.

For a detailed job description, click here to download the Director of Planning job description and BHN Core Principles.

In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, Boston Harbor Now aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member, all aspects and perspectives of our team.

To apply please send your resume/CV and cover letter to employment@bostonharbornow.org for consideration.

*Boston Harbor is intended to include the waterfront, watersheet and islands

Senior Analyst, Day Health Strategies (Somerville, MA)

Do you have strong analytical skills, want to improve the health care system, and like working with people? Day Health Strategies is searching for a smart, high energy Senior Analyst to support the Day Health Strategies team’s projects. The Senior Analyst will work collaboratively with our client teams and internally to conduct analyses that answer complex business and healthcare questions. The Senior Analyst should be able to gather and analyze quantitative and qualitative data from multiple sources, including but not limited to publicly available data on healthcare costs and trends, as well as proprietary data from organizational operations and financial metrics and stakeholder interviews. They will also assist with general research and prepare deliverables, including presentation materials.

The ideal candidate would possess a keen interest in health reform and improving health care delivery. The candidate should be excited to track happenings in the health care space, both locally and nationally, as well as support teams that are helping to transform health care through project-based work.

Candidates should possess a background in data analytics, research, health policy, business/health administration, and/or public health. An understanding of health reform would be helpful, and a passion to learn more about the field is highly desirable. The candidate should be self-motivated, detail oriented, highly responsive and able to work with minimal supervision.

View a full job description and application instructions here.