Jobs & Internships

Jobs listed here are openings at the MIRA Coalition and at MIRA member organizations. If you are a MIRA member and would like to post an opening, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (lryan[at]miracoalition.org)

Health Imperatives Job Openings

Health Imperatives is a non-profit community-based agency, predominantly serving families and individuals in Southeastern Massachusetts. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of low-income or vulnerable families and individuals in Southeastern Massachusetts. We accomplish this mission through administering both health and violence intervention and prevention programs and services.

Open Positions include:

  • Sexual Assault Program Manager - Masters-level, bi-lingual preferred (Brockton)
  • Part-time Medical Advocate - Bilingual highly desirable (Brockton, w/ South shore travel)
  • Bilingual Sexual Assault Counselors (2 positions) - 1 Spanish speaking, 1 Cape Verdean Creole speaking (Brockton with south shore travel, especially Plymouth and Quincy)
  • Part-time Clinical Supervisor - (Brockton)
  • Registered NurseRegistered Nurse - (Taunton)

For more information please visit www.healthimperatives.org/careers or click here to view and apply for the positions at HI's new career center.

Berkshire Immigrant Center - Bilingual Case Manager Opening

The mission of the Berkshire Immigrant Center (BIC) is to assist individuals and families from more than 80 countries in making the economic, psychological and cultural adjustment to a new land, not only by meeting basic needs, but by helping them to become active participants in our community, as well as assist them in navigating the complex U.S. Immigration system.

Job Title:  Case Manager – Bilingual (Spanish)
Position: Part Time
Degree Preferred: Bachelors Degree

Description:

Bilingual Case Manager fluent in Spanish based in Pittsfield, MA. Position is 20 hours a week with potential for full-time in the future. Quality training on immigration procedures and relevant legislation provided; long-term commitment sought.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess client’s immigration and resettlement needs
  • Make referrals and assist clients access necessary services’
  • Manage data collection/prepare reports and ensure confidentiality
  • Present talks, arrange special events and lead workshops on immigration
  • Represent BIC at community fairs and special events
  • Attend training on immigration procedures and legislation
  • Perform community outreach and disseminate information about BIC to human service agencies, the private sector, churches and schools.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Native-language fluency in Spanish
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to BIC’s mission
  • Able to Multitask and prioritize
  • Able to participate in collaborative work
  • Demonstrated high level of self-direction and results-oriented
  • Prior immigration or legal experience a plus

Please submit cover letter and resume to Hilary Greene, Executive Director of BIC, 88 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Interviews begin in March and position will remain open until filled.

BERKSHIRE IMMIGRANT CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, WITH A LONGSTANDING COMMITMENT TO INCREASING THE DIVERSITY OF THE EMPLOYEE COMMUNITY

United Somali Youth Program - Social Worker Position

Founded in 2008, the United Somali Youth Program is a non-profit organization that provides academic support, summer jobs, year round recreation, leadership training, mentoring and social development support for Boston’s Somali refugee youth. Our mission is “To support the development of Somali and other African youth through culturally responsive programs”.

The Social Worker position is a full-time position, working within USYP to manage the Youth Outreach Component. The Social Worker must ensure that all services are delivered to participants at local public schools, Somali Community Centerand after-school programs by planning and collaborating with other community-based organizations to meet the need of at-risk Somali youth who live in Boston.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and managing all outreach services to youth,
  • Providing case management and follow-up care,
  • Developing service plans in collaboration with school and community center providers,
  • Establishing relationships with local schools, community service agencies, courts and other providers,
  • Researching resources to support the program’s activities,
  • Recruiting participants for after-school and summer components,
  • Reaching out to the families of youth being served,
  • Collecting and maintaining program data (youth attendance, progress reports, individual youth service plans, etc)   
  • Assisting with workshops coordination at community center,
  • Preparing and submitting quarterly outreach program reports,
  • Attending youth support meetings (schools, courts, community),
  • Assisting with in-house afterschool and summer programming,
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

Compensation: 40 hrs per week X $15 -$20 per hr (Flexible hrs)

Contact: Said Ahmed, Executive Director

Phone: 617-749-6502 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AmeriCorps New American Integration Program

AmeriCorps New American Integration Program (NAIP)

The MIRA Coalition, The Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants, and English for New Bostonians partnered in 2011 to form the Massachusetts AmeriCorps New American Integration Program (NAIP). Up to 30 AmeriCorps members serve nearly 5,000 immigrants and refugees from over 106 different countries every year. Members are placed at  immigrant- and refugee-serving organizations across the Commonwealth, serving residents of Greater Boston, Lynn, MetroWest, Central Massachusetts, New Bedford, and the Merrimack Valley. Members commit to a full-time, full or half year service position while receiving a modest living allowance, health benefits, training, and an educational award at completion of service.

NAIP AmeriCorps Members assist immigrants and refugees gain economic stability and more fully participate in our society through learning English, applying for citizenship, job readiness training, and accessing community services. Through high quality training and experience, NAIP AmeriCorps members, many of whom are from immigrant and refugee communities themselves, become skilled and passionate service providers, educators, interpreters, and leaders.

New American Integration Program will begin accepting applications in early April for candidates interested in serving September 2017 - July 2018. If you have questions and/or would like to be considered for the program, please send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that we can follow up with you when the application is released.

Internships at MIRA

General Description:

The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), a statewide membership-based non-profit organization, advocates for the rights and opportunities of immigrants and refugees across the Commonwealth. MIRA has a membership of over 130 organizations across Massachusetts, and works with hundreds of partners and allies across the state by offering policy analysis and advocacy, training and leadership development, institutional organizing, and strategic communications.

All internships are unpaid. Where applicable, we will gladly assist in any requirements that would qualify an eligible intern for course credit.  Interns should expect to work 2 to 3 days per week (or the equivalent). Click "Read more: Internships at MIRA" below to read a description of internship positions.

Citizenship Program Intern. There are no openings for citizenship program interns at this time.

Citizenship Legal Intern. There are no openings for citizenship legal interns at this time.

Community Organizing Intern. There are no openings for community organizing interns at this time.

Communications / Social Media Intern. We are now accepting applications for Spring 2017. Click "Read more: Internships at MIRA"  below for a description of the position. If you are interested, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample to Marion Davis, Communications Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Legislative Affairs Intern. There are no openings for legislative affairs interns at this time.

Fundraising and Development Intern. There are no openings for fundraising and development interns at this time.

Accounting Intern. There are no openings for accounting interns at this time.

Read more: Internships at MIRA