Respond to:

Hearth, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
1640 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118
Fax: 617-369-1566

Employment Opportunity

Posted March 25, 2016

Associate Director of Volunteers & Communication

Full-Time: Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week, 8 AM to 4 PM with flexibility.


We are currently have an immediate need for an Associate Director of Volunteers & Communications. S/he will be a key member of the Advancement team charged with managing volunteer relations, Hearth’s website and social media presence, the Institutional Advancement donor database, and producing print and digital communications.

Major Functions:

  • Draft and edit content for print and digital media, including website, Annual Report, newsletters, and social media.
  • Interact with program staff to create content to support and promote Hearth’s work and mission.
  • Maintain donor database and process donations.
  • Work with program staff to develop volunteer opportunities and schedule activities.
  • Interact with program staff to document volunteer hours and other statistics.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit volunteers and respond to volunteer inquiries.
  • Build relationships within the Greater Boston Community to foster volunteering.
  • Plan annual Volunteer Appreciation event.
  • Serve as the primary staff person to plan, coordinate and execute communications schedule.
  • Manage and grow Hearth’s social media presence. Stay current with trends and developments.
  • Process donations, reconcile with Finance and create monthly fundraising reports using Abila database.
  • Support fundraising efforts and event planning.


Education, Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree in business, development, communications, or related field. At least 3-4 years of relevant work experience.

Required Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills; ability to conceptualize and articulate Hearth’s work and mission to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to work with multiple deadlines and prioritize, in a dynamic fast-paced growth environment. Must be flexible, organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate effectively with staff across departments.
  • Willingness to pitch-in broadly within the IA team and the organization where required.
  • Able to concentrate on minimal to fine detail with varying degrees of interruption.


1640 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118


Salary Range: $45,000 to $47,000

Benefits: We offer a generous benefits package including:

  • Competitive Medical and Dental plans
  • Employer-paid Life, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)


Hearth is an equal opportunity employer, and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.