NECHAMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization is deeply committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Specifically, we are committed to ensuring that:

  1. No applicant or employee is subjected to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry or any other class protected by law.
  2. All personnel and employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, promotion, demotion, layoff, and termination) are based on valid job requirements.
  3. All applicants and otherwise qualified employees receive reasonable accommodation to any physical or mental disabilities of sincerely held religious beliefs unless such an accommodation would pose an undue hardship to NECHAMA.

Current Openings:

Development and Communications

  • No Openings At The Time

Finance and Administration

  • No Openings At The Time

Operations (Full Time)

  • No Openings At The Time

Operations (Program Staff)

The following Program Staff roles are ‘on Program’ roles, which means staff will be based out of our Base of Operations (the volunteer and staff lodging site). Due to the nature of the work the positions are temporary and are determined by the length of the Program schedule/funding. The roles are filled on a case-by-case basis and are generally month to month contracts. 

Thank you for submitting your resume to our application pool, we will be in touch when we have an opening. 

Program Supervisor

The purpose of the Program Supervisor is to oversee the project and ensure the smooth operation of staff, volunteers, beneficiaries, worksites, lodging, budget, documentation, and development. The Program Supervisor must attend meetings and events to represent NECHAMA and will be the main point of contact on the ground.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Someone invested in creating a positive work environment. 
  • Deep and genuine belief in service and volunteerism.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite.
  • Dedication to the NECHAMA mission.
  • Dedication to creating and maintaining the NECHAMA work culture.
  • Someone capable of/not afraid of direct clear communication, who shares information freely with relevant parties, and who addresses and resolves conflict immediately.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to live and work in a communal environment.
  • Prior team leadership experience in a related field.
  • Ability to manage stressful situations with clear and informed decision making.
  • Dedication to enforcing Program specific rules and organizational policies among volunteers.
  • Ability to support the Program Staff in creating a Base environment where volunteers feel safe and engaged, allowing them to be a productive force in the field.
  • Ability to excel in a multi-paced, team-oriented environment and desire to work with volunteers who provide and need varying levels of support.
  • Prior management experience.
  • Great teacher with ability to foster leadership qualities in others.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Excellent sense of humor.

Field Coordinator

The purpose of the role of Field Coordinator is to assess and determine workflow, to manage and train team leaders, and to schedule daily work for our volunteers. The Field Coordinator must ensure all necessary tools and vehicles are available and regularly serviced, and must maintain all work-related information in a database. The role also involves maintaining communication between the Volunteer Coordinator, Team Leaders, volunteers, and beneficiaries.

The ideal candidate should have :

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Deep and genuine belief in service and volunteerism.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite.
  • Dedication to the NECHAMA mission.
  • Dedication to creating and maintaining the NECHAMA work culture.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to live and work in a communal environment.
  • Prior team leadership experience in a related field.
  • Ability to manage stressful situations with clear and informed decision making.
  • Dedication to enforcing Program specific rules and organizational policies among volunteers.
  • Ability to support the Program Staff in creating a Base environment where volunteers feel safe and engaged, allowing them to be a productive force in the field.
  • Ability to excel in a multi-paced, team-oriented environment and desire to work with volunteers who provide and need varying levels of support.
  • Prior management experience.
  • Great teacher with ability to foster leadership qualities in others.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Excellent sense of humor.

Team Leader

The purpose of the Team leader is to manage and train volunteers on the worksite emphasizing, demonstrating and applying safe work techniques at all times. The role involves regularly liaising with the beneficiary and keeping accurate documentation of the work in progress / complete. The Team Leader is responsible for keeping tools in good working condition, keeping a well stocked, clean and organized toolkit and/or vehicle, and ensuring volunteers have the necessary tools to complete the required task. The Team Leader coordinates with the Field Coordinator to provide daily fieldwork updates and feedback.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Deep and genuine belief in service and volunteerism.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite.
  • Dedication to the NECHAMA mission.
  • Dedication to creating and maintaining the NECHAMA work culture.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to live and work in a communal environment.
  • Prior team leadership experience in a related field.
  • Ability to manage stressful situations with clear and informed decision making.
  • Dedication to enforcing Program specific rules and organizational policies among volunteers.
  • Ability to support the Program Staff in creating a Base environment where volunteers feel safe and engaged, allowing them to be a productive force in the field.
  • Ability to excel in a multi-paced, team-oriented environment and desire to work with volunteers who provide and need varying levels of support.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Excellent sense of humor.

Volunteer Coordinator

The purpose of the Volunteer Coordinator is to manage, communicate, and engage all Program volunteers. This begins with responding to inquiries, scheduling, preparing, greeting, engaging and recruiting volunteers. This position requires an ability to perform in high stress environments, flexibility when it comes to travel and living situation, a positive attitude, and high self-motivation.
This role involves managing the volunteer database in Excel, handling volunteer paperwork, preparing volunteers for their experience on site, managing the Base that the team and volunteers live in, ensuring the Program has sufficient volunteers and problem solving when it comes to volunteer complications or problems. This position is constantly evolving as the needs of the Program change, and the ability to wear different hats is a must. When volunteer numbers are low, a more creative approach and a motivated mindset are needed, and when they are high this job requires the Volunteer Coordinator to be an organizer, a rule enforcer, and a diligent problem solver.
The ideal candidate should have:
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Deep and genuine belief in service and volunteerism.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite.
  • Dedication to the NECHAMA mission.
  • Dedication to creating and maintaining the NECHAMA work culture.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to live and work in a communal environment.
  • Dedication to enforcing Program specific rules and organizational policies among volunteers.
  • Ability to support the Program Staff in creating a Base environment where volunteers feel safe and engaged, allowing them to be a productive force in the field.
  • Ability to excel in a multi-paced, team-oriented environment and desire to work with volunteers who provide and need varying levels of support.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Comfortable engaging with strangers on a regular basis.
  • Excellent sense of humor.