Historic New England

141 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

Date Posted:
November 16, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts

Human Resources


Volunteer and Inclusion Coordinator


Are you ready to join a vibrant nonprofit organization and use your skills to increase volunteerism across the organization and advance our diversity and inclusion initiatives? Then this is the job for you!

The volunteer and inclusion coordinator provides direction and coordination of all volunteer functions within Historic New England to expand volunteer engagement and works with staff to enhance diversity and inclusion throughout the organization. This position serves as Historic New England’s liaison in recruiting and placement of applicants for volunteer work. This position also develops programs to enhance staff recruiting efforts to reach a diverse candidate pool and assists in program development to reach a diverse and inclusive audience. 

You will developand promote a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization including recruiting and placing applicants for volunteer work. Provide ongoing support and guidance for volunteers. Develop and manage volunteer procedures, guidelines, recognition, and best practices for volunteer service.

The volunteer and inclusion coordinator advances the organization’s priority of diversity and inclusion.You will research best practices and identify programs and methodologies to increase staff diversity and inclusion. Work closely with hiring managers throughout the organization to advance diversity in staff recruiting and hiring practices. Enhance the institution’s current partnerships and develop new connections with underrepresented communities throughout New England. Participate in program planning to ensure diversity and inclusion in programing and content. Promote a workplace culture that values, respects, and supports diversity and inclusion.

Location: Haverhill Regional Office, MA


Requires a bachelor’s degree, preferably in human resources, cultural studies, intercultural studies, or a social science. One to two years job-related experience and the ability to work independently. Prior experience supervising volunteers and competent research and problem solving skills. Ability to operate effectively both individually and in a team environment. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Fully competent computer skills including skilled use of Microsoft Office suite software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email, is required. A valid driver’s license required. Ability to work periodic weekend and evening hours as required.

How To Apply:

Application: Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@historicnewengland.org,

Apply by:
December 28, 2018
About this Organization:
Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that collects and preserves buildings, landscapes, and objects dating from the seventeenth century to the present and uses them to keep history alive and to help people develop a deeper understanding and enjoyment of new England life and appreciation for its preservation.

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.