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Chief Program Officer

UTEC, Inc., a nationally recognized model in youth development, is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Chief Program Officer.  UTEC’s mission and promise is to ignite and nurture the ambition of our most disconnected youth to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success.  UTEC serves proven-risk youth from both Lowell and Lawrence, MA.

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Senior Director of Learning

This leadership position will oversee curriculum development in both our classroom and workforce settings. The Senior Director will infuse data into the work, have an interest in two-generation approaches, and will supervise a growing team.

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Senior Data Analyst

UTEC is looking for an energetic, inquisitive and creative systems thinker to join UTEC’s evaluation team to our data- and outcomes-driven culture focused on continuous improvement and learning. UTEC’s evaluation work consists of four major areas: (1) internal data collection, performance management and analysis using Efforts to Outcomes (ETO), a web-based database for UTEC staff to record their work; (2) external partnerships with evaluators; (3) grant reporting and contract management; and (4) primary or secondary research on young adult development and workforce development.

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Culinary Innovator

The Culinary Innovator is responsible for all kitchen and culinary enterprise operations.  Duties include, staffing, inventory management, and menu and recipe development.  The Culinary Innovator will serve as a liaison between enterprise operations and nonprofit programming.

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Culinary Arts Program Manager 

The Culinary Arts Program Manager at UTEC is a member of UTEC’s Workforce Development Department and Culinary Social Enterprises. The position supports proven-risk young adults, aged 17-25, as they learn the basic skills of culinary arts, catering, and food service in UTEC’s kitchens.

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Mental Health Counselor / Outpatient Clinician

UTEC, in partnership with NFI, has recently been awarded the Safe and Successful Youth Initiative Grant to provide services to proven-risk young adults in the Haverhill Area. The NFI Clinician is responsible for the provision of counseling services to proven-risk young adults in UTEC’s program, specifically those from the Haverhill area. The program serves young people ages 17-25 who have histories of incarceration or serious criminal and/or gang involvement. The young men have often experienced trauma, and many have diagnosed mental health issues and/or substance use issues.

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Transformational Beginnings Program Manager

The Transformational Beginnings (TrB) Program Manager guides and supports all youth who participate in the Mattress Deconstruction and Recycling Enterprise, the first phase of workforce programming. S/he plans and implements daily structured programming, which includes working in the mattress recycling warehouse, workshops, talking circles, and orientation sessions.

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Food Production Staff (Part Time)

Producing and packaging food products for wholesale distribution.  Working with a diverse group of employees to ensure that all production objectives are met while adhering to the strictest food safety and sanitation standards.

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Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher (Full or Part Time)

To create a warm and loving educational classroom where you will lead and coach with classroom co-teacher implementation of a variety of activities within the classrooms; such as Social-Emotional Language, Sensory, Arts & Crafts and Gross Motor.

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Streetworker (Outreach Worker) (Full Time)

A Streetworker’s mission has two overall objectives: to develop a peacemaking process between those youth that are most often involved in street violence; and secondly, to connect those young people most overlooked to the services they need.

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Transitional Coach

UTEC’s Transitional Coaches (TCs) provide critical support and services to young people in UTEC’s Workforce Development Program (WFD).  They encourage youth to persist in programming and help youth address barriers to attendance and success. They are a critical figure in a youth’s UTEC experience and life.

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Roll-off Truck Driver & Laborer (Part Time)

UTEC Mattress Recycling is a social enterprise of UTEC, Inc. that employs young people who are in the process of improving their lives, and picks up mattresses from universities, municipalities and hotels across eastern Massachusetts.  We are looking for a skilled and experienced driver to drive our 2006 Freightliner roll-off truck to and from pick-ups and to on-load and off-load containers.

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