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NASW-MA Hiring Part-time Central Regional Coordinator

Thursday, October 25, 2018  
Posted by: Jamie Klufts
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TITLE: Central Regional Coordinator                     


POSITION STATUS: Part-Time (5hrs/wk) 


DEPARTMENT: NASW-MA Chapter                   

REPORTS TO: Chapter Executive Director

NASW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PAY LEVEL: Commensurate with experience 


Under the strategic direction of the Chapter Executive Director, the Central Regional Coordinator will collaborate with members to expand and sustain the Central Regional Council and serve as its primary contact person.  Regional Councils organize events in the Regions that serve the members’ needs and that promote the goals of the Chapter. Maintain regular contact with Council Chair(s) to determine key topics for meetings and events in the region. Field member questions about NASW and regional activities. Serve as liaison to the NASW-MA Chapter. The Contractor will provide administrative and other assistance to support a variety of NASW-MA programs. They will devote five (5) hours per week in performing these services, and may work additional hours with prior NASW-MA approval.


The Contractor shall have discretion in selecting the dates and times they perform these services throughout the month, giving due regard to the needs of NASW-MA, provided that they comply with the timelines specified below.


This person reports to the Executive Director.



  1.  Develop, coordinate, and assist NASW-MA in membership recruitment and retention initiatives in the region and in collaboration with executive director and other staff and volunteers.
  2. Promote student and newer professionals activities including the Student Ambassador Program and the Mentor Program and coordinate with schools of social work in the region for NASW’s presence at various events and programs throughout the year.
  3. Develop CE programs in the region with regional council volunteers, which include: submitting CE applications/budgets, securing locations, arranging refreshment and A-V, coordinating registration etc.
  4. Plan non-CE networking and social events – quarterly.
  5. Serve as resource and liaison for the political director to promote legislative advocacy (in-district meetings) and PACE activities including but not limited to phone banking and canvassing in the district.
  6. Submit occasional articles for Social Work Voice magazine and e-newsletter and assist the director of communications in identifying central region members for spotlights and newsworthy articles.
  7. Other programmatic initiatives as assigned and relevant to the region.
  8. Participate in monthly calls with regional and chapter staff to discuss successes and upcoming events.
  9. Lives or works in the central region of Massachusetts, has access to a car, has access to a computer





  1. Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to effectively communicate and make presentations to a wide variety of audiences.
  2. Ability to lead and collaborate in a complex environment with multiple competing priorities.
  3. Ability to manage time effectively.
  4. Ability to plan, organize, and manage a wide array of business related services.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative business relationships and to build credibility and trust throughout the organization.
  6. Strong problem identification skills, including the ability to problem solve and generate creative solutions, exercise common sense and sound judgment, and make effective decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  7. Detailed oriented and the ability to think critically.
  8. Ability to work independently, but also as part of multiple teams. 
  9. Proven ability to empower volunteers and mobilize individuals.
  10. Superb organizational skills with ability to balance several projects simultaneously.
  11. Community organization and membership development.


  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field preferred, but not required.
  2. LCSW or LICSW preferred, but not required.
  3. NASW membership preferred, but not required.
  4. Valid driver’s license for occasional statewide travel.
  5. Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.


  1. Minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience, preferably at a professional association and/or nonprofit setting with multiple state chapters.
  2. Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in community organizing, membership development, and/or coordination of equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives.



Please submit cover letter and resume to


This describes general job duties and responsibilities. It is not a complete listing of job duties. Further clarification should be obtained from the supervisor listed above (e.g. Work plans, performance standards, task lists etc.). Incumbents may be required to perform tasks related to these duties. Major changes in job duties should be incorporated in this description.

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