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Jul 19, 2017
Save the date for the New England Center and Home for Veterans' annual Greater Boston Stand Down on Friday, September 8, 2017 at City Hall Plaza! More details coming soon.
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Jul 17, 2017
WBUR has published "Lifting Up A Neighborhood — And Artists — With A Public Art Project," an article by Alexa Vasquez highlighting Kitty Zen, a MHSA Speakers' Bureau member, LDP Co-facilitator, and Artlifting artist who has been commissioned by the City of Boston to paint electrical boxes along "Methadone Mile" in conjunction with the City's beautification and outreach efforts.
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Jul 17, 2017
MHSA member agency Bay Cove Human Services is seeking applicants for a Shelter Manager for CASPAR's ESC, a 100-bed emergency shelter located in Cambridge, MA supporting individuals who are still actively using drugs and alcohol by providing shelter, medical treatment, and other supports. Responsibilities are as follows: Interview and hire appropriate applicants for Front Desk Support Staff.
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Jul 03, 2017
MHSA member agency AIDS Action Committee has openings for a Rental Assistance Program Coordinator and a Scattered Site Stabilization Advocate.
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Jun 27, 2017
MHSA member agency AIDS Action Committee is seeking applicants for a Youth on Fire Prevention Case Manager. The Youth on Fire Prevention Case Manager will: 1. proactively engage homeless and street-involved youth by establishing rapport and readily responding to individual needs in the program’s drop-in space; 2. provide harm reduction materials, supportive referrals, and prevention case management to YOF members, and; 3. work with the YOF team to create a safe and supportive environment in the drop-in center.
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Jun 26, 2017
Metro Boston has published "Boston artist creates song to help end homelessness," an article by Kristin Toussaint on MHSA's partnership with Derek "Big D" Cummings of BTF Entertainment. Big D has graciously decided to donate 100 percent of proceeds from his song "Help The Homeless" to MHSA in support of our work to end homelessness in the Commonwealth. The song is available on iTunes and Amazon for just $1.
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Jun 21, 2017
The City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development is seeking applicants for a Deputy Director for Supportive Housing. Ending homelessness in Boston by providing homeless individuals and families access to permanent housing is a primary goal of the Department of Neighborhood Development.
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Jun 20, 2017
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) respectfully submits our testimony in favor of House Bill 695: “An Act providing a homeless bill of rights.” MHSA is dedicated to one mission – ending homelessness. While evidence-based housing and service models – including rapid re-housing and permanent supportive housing – have led to significant progress in addressing homelessness in communities across Massachusetts, the Commonwealth has not yet brought these models to the scale necessary to truly end homelessness.
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Jun 19, 2017
MHSA member agency Bay Cove Human Services has openings for a Housing Specialist, CBFS Housing Coordinator, and Housing Coordinator.
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Jun 12, 2017
MHSA member agency Project Hope is seeking applicants for a Housing Case Manager/Care Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Housing Services, this position will be responsible for providing housing and case management assistance to families who are experiencing housing instability.
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