Bridge Over Troubled Waters is Boston’s premier organization working to transform the lives of runaway, homeless, and high risk youth. 

Bridge Over Troubled Waters' mission is to enable high-risk, runaway youth, and homeless youth to achieve healthy and productive adulthood through prevention, intervention, and education services. Serving 2,500 youth ages 14 to 24 each year; Bridge offers a comprehensive range of emergency drop in services and overnight accommodations, healthcare, mental health counseling and risk reduction, education and career development, and long-term transitional housing. Bridge is the only agency in the Boston area to provide a continuum of age-appropriate services for youth who are homeless and on the streets due to issues of abuse and neglect for over which they have no control.

Located in downtown Boston, Bridge Over Troubled Waters is the city's premier organization dedicated to transforming the lives of runaway, homeless and high risk youth through safe, supportive, and encouraging relationships and effective and innovative services that guide them toward self-sufficiency and fulfilling, meaningful futures. After more than 40 years, it remains a national model and program incubator for youth development services which are effective in helping the most troubled and vulnerable homeless youth to turn their lives around. If you care about making a difference in the lives of young people, we are interested in hearing from you!

Bridge Over Troubled Waters is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please email cover letter and resume to: HR@bridgeotw.org
 

Bridge Over Troubled Waters is seeking applicants for the following positions:

Operations Manager

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Operations Manager will play a key role in developing the organization's capacity to manage its resources by focusing on the infrastructure needed to support the work of the staff.  Working closely with the Executive Director and Director of Finance and Administration, the Operations Manager is responsible for the management of the day to day functioning of the organization’s facilities and systems, which include mechanical and telecommunications technology. The incumbent will develop systems and controls necessary to ensure the safety, security and proper maintenance all of the organization's physical assets.

Bachelor's Degree, Management and minimum of five years facilities and operations management.  Strong computer knowledge.

We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time, 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Date Updated: 07.13.17

 

Cook

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Cook will be responsible for the preparation and planning of breakfast, lunch and dinner meals for youth in the Transitional Day, Emergency Residence, and Counseling programs as well as preparing the food order for the agency. This position will provide inventory of kitchen on weekly basis, a clean and inviting environment in kitchen for clients, plan menus, cook meals, purchase food, and other key responsibilities.

Bachelor's Degree and Serve-Safe Certification.  Valid Massachusetts driver's license required and continuous clean driver's record. Other requirements as described in the job description.

We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time, 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Date Added: 07.11.17

 

Residential Counselor I

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Residential Counselor will be responsible for the supervision of the residents of the Transitional Living Program on a daily basis. This position will provide residents with advocacy, referrals, crisis intervention and supportive counseling, and other key responsibilities.

Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or Human Services and Previous experience in one or more of the following: homelessness, substance abuse or human services organizations through internships or work experience.  Valid Massachusetts driver's license required and continuous clean driver's record. 

We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time, 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Date Added: 07.11.17

 

Adult Education Instructor

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Adult Education Instructor is responsible for students’ educational goals. The Instructor will carry out professional duties and have responsibility for assigned classes. The Instructor will also be responsible for the day-to-day work, and management of the class and the safety and welfare of the clients, during on-site and off-site activities. This position will provide individualized and classroom instruction for students in all HiSET subjects, and other key responsibilities.

Bachelor's Degree preferably in education and experience in regular or alternative education classroom or Special Education, and MS Office knowledge required. 

We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time, 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Date Added: 07.11.17

 

Residential Counselor II

POSITION SUMMARY 

Reporting to the Program Coordinator you will be responsible for the supervision of the residents of the Transitional Living Program on a daily basis. This position will provide residents with advocacy, referrals, crisis intervention and supportive counseling, and other key responsibilities.

Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or Human Services and two years or more experience working with adolescents. Previous experience in one or more of the following areas: homelessness, substance abuse or human services organizations through internships or work experience. Valid Massachusetts driver's license required and continuous clean driver's record.

We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time, 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Date Added: 07.11.17

 

Transitional Day Program (TDP) Counselor

POSITION SUMMARY 

Reporting to the Program Coordinator you will be responsible for the practical functioning of the program on a daily basis. This position will focus on the survival aid, assessment, referral, and placement for the ‘hard to reach’ street youth. This position will provide clients with drop-in services, crisis intervention, skills-building activities, education & job referrals, and advocacy services, and other key responsibilities.

Bachelor's Degree and one year experience working with young adults. Previous experience in one or more of the following areas: housing search/placement, job development, community relations, and recreational counseling. Valid Massachusetts driver's license required and continuous clean driver's record.

We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time, 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Date Added: 07.10.17

 

Awake Overnight Emergency Residence Counselor

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Emergency Residence Program (ER) is short-term transitional living program where youth commit to intensive counseling, continue education maintain employment and save 70% of their income. Youth work with case-managers to find either long term transitional housing or permanent residences. From November to April, Bridge opens the Warming Center, a place for youth to find overnight shelter adjunct to the Emergency Residence Program.

Reporting to the Program Coordinator you will be responsible for the supervision of the clients of Emergency Residence Program. Providing clients with advocacy, referrals, and supportive counseling and monitoring the safety of clients. Must have the ability to remain awake during the overnight and needs to be alert and able to respond to any issues that may arise.

Bachelor's degree in social services or a related field preferred and two or more years working with youth or those who are homeless. Eligible candidate must be at least 21 years of age.

We provide competitive compensation and excellent benefits including: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Birthday Time, 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Date Updated: 03.27.17