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NASW-MA Hiring 30 Hr/Wk Membership & Inclusion Coordinator

Thursday, October 25, 2018  
Posted by: Jamie Klufts
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TITLE: Membership and Inclusion Coordinator   


POSITION STATUS: Part-Time (30hrs/wk)


PAY LEVEL: Commensurate with experience


REPORTS TO: Chapter Communications Director

NASW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Under the strategic direction of the Chapter Communications Director, the Membership and Inclusion Coordinator is responsible for coordinating NASW-MA membership recruitment and retention initiatives. This position is also responsible for coordinating and monitoring the racial justice component of the NASW-MA strategic plan and providing staff support to the Racial Justice Council.


This person reports to the Communications Director.



  1. Develop and execute membership recruitment and retention initiatives in collaboration with regional staff and other chapter staff. This includes:
    1. Conducting outreach to members via email, direct mail, and other mediums.
    2. Coordinating welcome calls and emails to new members and sending assignments to regional staff.
    3. Creating membership reports and conducting data analysis on successful membership initiatives.
    4. Participating in monthly national membership calls and implementing learned best practices in Massachusetts.
    5. Developing other membership recruitment and retention activities based on best practices in the field.
  2. Coordinate student and newer professional membership recruitment and retention activities, including the Student Ambassador Program, schools of social work student orientation, other networking/visibility events.
  3. Become familiar with NASW-MA 2018-2020 Strategic Plan and devise a clear work plan to implement membership and racial justice goals, including providing staff support for the Racial Justice Council and its initiatives.
  4. Initiate surveys and conversations with schools of social work, current and former members, and other agencies regarding membership benefits and value.
  5. Submit periodic articles for Social Work Voice magazine and monthly e-newsletter to promote membership and racial justice work.
  6. Seek grant opportunities to support racial justice programming and lead grant submissions and management for this work.




  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. Detail oriented with 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. Valid driver’s license for occasional statewide travel.


  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field preferred, but not required.
  2. NASW membership preferred, but not required.
  3.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  4. Knowledge of successful membership association recruitment and retention initiatives.
  5. Knowledge of grant writing and management a plus.


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


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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