Brief Job Description:
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Community Relations Specialist is responsible for creating and implementing the constituent outreach and engagement strategy for the Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ+ Advancement (MOLA). This individual is responsible for educating residents, community leaders, elected officials, civic associations and the general public about MOLA and the programs and services offered by the Office. This individual will perform this function and related duties to ensure that the Office effectively engages and serves residents, especially the most vulnerable, and advocates for LGBTQ+ advancement and equity, furthering the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet’s mission.
This role lives in the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet. Please read below to understand our larger vision.
Citywide Equity & Inclusion Statement
The City of Boston has played a role in causing and perpetuating the inequities in our society. To break down these barriers, we are embedding equity and inclusion into everything we do.
We define equity as ensuring every community has the resources it needs to thrive in Boston. This requires the active process of meeting individuals where they are. Inclusion is engaging every resident to build a more welcoming and supportive city. We are building a city for everyone, where diversity makes us a more empowered collective.
Equity & Inclusion Cabinet Mission
The mission of the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet is to ensure that every resident has fair access to City resources and opportunities. We achieve this by embedding equity and inclusion into our current City practices, building our collective capacity on issues of racial and social justice, and fostering a more welcoming and accessible city.
The departments in the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet take an anti-poverty approach to their work, focusing on the following areas:
Improving outcomes for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color) communities, in particular immigrants, women, and LGBTQ+ residents.
Increasing access for people with disabilities and those who speak a language other than English.
Eliminating barriers to fair housing and human rights.
This is not your typical 9-5 pm role. We are looking for folks that share our core values of people-first leadership, intentional strategy, and justice.
Boston residency required.
Hours Per Week: 35