Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community 


 
 

Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community


Program/Operations Director


The Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community (MBRLC) is a new peer-driven initiative with the mission of providing consumer-to-consumer services for people with mental illness, supporting their recovery and enhancing their ability to live full, rich and productive lives. MBRLC partners are the Boston Resource Center, the Dorchester Bay Recovery Center, the Peer Education and Resource Center, the National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy/Affiliate Network, the Cole Center, and NAMI- Mass.


The MBRLC is seeking a Program/Operations Director who will be responsible for day-to-day stewardship of the MBRLC mission while engaging in team building, training, coordinating/facilitating meetings and communications, and promoting integration of MBRLC efforts internally and externally with other existing recovery and peer-led efforts.


Qualifications include:

  • A personal history of recovery preferred

  • Sound understanding of and commitment to the consumer-led recovery movement

  • Knowledge of mental health system, including comfort in dealing with both traditional and non-traditional providers

  • Ability and comfort with providing staff training and public presentations

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and ability to multi-task

  • Five years of managerial/supervisory experience preferred, with an emphasis on team building, creating community linkages, development and oversight of budgets, and ensuring adherence to contract/grant requirements

  • Prior peer specialist certification or other peer training preferred

  • Undergraduate degree preferred


The Program/Operations Director will be a 40-hour, full-time employee of Boston Medical Center with excellent benefits. Occasional evenings and weekends required. Salary range is $40,000-$50,000, depending upon qualifications. Position requires travel throughout the Metro Boston Area, and use of personal car is preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to MBRLC Search Committee, c/o BU Psychiatry, SCFMHC, Suite 802, 85 E. Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, or via email to Shirley.Cole@bmc.org Search will continue until the position is filled. Boston Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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