Brief Job Descriptin (essential functions of the job):
The City of Boston Treasury Department's Trust Division is seeking an individual to help serve Boston neighborhoods and communities by assisting in the coordination of Trust Office activities. The City holds more than 300 trusts that are dedicated to a wide range of philanthropic activities to benefit Bostonians. The Coordinator will support certain charitable assistance through the Trustees of Charitable Donations, a group of trusts in place to provide one-time assistance to residents in financial need as well as other city Trusts that provide small grants to organizations. Interaction with potential recipients may be handled by phone and/or in person. The Coordinator conducts initial assessments of applications for support including information about their cases, or projects researching and advocating for other appropriate public resources, and making referrals to other agencies and services both internal and external. The coordinator reports directly to the Trust Manager. The coordinator must be empathetic, but also be able to set boundaries, listen actively and ask pertinent questions, and possess strong communication skills.
Boston Residency Required.
Hours per week: 35