Roles and Responsibilities

The Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development (OWD) seeks individuals to evaluate proposals from community-based organizations seeking funding under the Neighborhood Jobs Trust (NJT) program. Ability to understand the needs of diverse populations, read critically, and work under deadline pressure is essential. Familiarity with the funding sources listed above desired. Boston residents preferred.

Qualified candidates should have knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Workforce development
  • Career pathways
  • Stackable credits
  • Alternative education
  • Post-secondary education
  • Skills training
  • Adult services
  • ESOL

The proposal review process will take place in October and November 2022 with 1 reader training and 1 reader wrap-up meeting. Readers will be paid $90.00/per proposal that they evaluate and $180.00 for attending both the reader training and proposal evaluation wrap-up session. Each reader will attend one reader training and one proposal evaluation wrap-up session. Readers must have access to technology to allow them to complete the training and evaluation remotely.

If you would be interested in being considered, please submit a resume and cover letter to the job posting. Applications are due by 5:00 PM on September 30, 2022. Submit your resume and cover letter as one document (preferably as a PDF) with the file name YourName_NJTReader. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. OWD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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