MAHA is Hiring 2 Positions!

MAHA is currently hiring a STASH Program Manager and a Community Organizer! Click here to see the details on the STASH Program Manager job postion.

Community Organizer Position

MAHA was established in 1985 and is dedicated to increasing resources for affordable housing, breaking down barriers for first-time and first-generation homebuyers, and closing the racial homeownership gap in Massachusetts.

Through MAHA’s extensive leadership development, community organizing, and voter mobilization campaigns, our homeownership class graduates get to the negotiating table with mayors, governors, legislative leaders, and financial services executives. Together we hammer out homeownership and community reinvestment agreements that directly impact our community.  MAHA’s unique model integrates community organizing, voter education and mobilization directly into all of our homeownership class curricula.  Our leadership training and professional organizing support enable our graduates to collectively win policies and resources that make affordable, sustainable homeownership possible.

The Position:

We are currently looking for a highly motivated, creative, and collaborative community organizer to join our dedicated team. We are seeking applicants who have experience working with databases and digital organizing. The community organizer will implement online actions to amplify our organizing and participate in all other aspects of building power and supporting our campaigns for homeownership justice. 

Our office is located in Dorchester. This is a hybrid position that will require some work in the office. 

Job Responsibilities: Outreach

  1. Make 30-minute presentations in MAHA’s homeownership classes using a slide deck that is continuously updated.Compile financial education training materials for classes and coaching onsite and offsite.
  2. Conduct evening phone outreach to class participants who have indicated an interest in our community organizing efforts.
  3. Meet with class graduates 1:1 to build relationships and identify new leaders.
  4. Attend occasional community events, speaking engagements at different neighborhood organizations, parent groups, churches, etc.

Job Responsibilities: Campaign Planning & Leadership Development

  1. Work with organizers and leaders to evaluate possible issues, determine strategies and tactics, and support membership actions. Conduct quarterly outreach calls to program participants and graduates, to get updates on their homebuying journey and understand what levels of support are needed from program staff.
  2. Create well organized meeting agendas that make efficient use of members’ time. Ensure key questions are discussed and meetings lead to action. Fully participate with MAHA staff and members in organization-wide activities and grassroots fundraising efforts, including specific duties related to our annual Taste of Dorchester event.
  3. Work 1:1 and with small groups to prepare members to engage with elected officials, developers, and financial services executives in pursuit of MAHA’s goals.
  4. Work as part of a team to advance our campaigns and build power through large community actions.

Job Responsibilities: Database Management & Digital Organizing

  1. Maximize phone bank contact rates and effectively target outreach within city council and legislative districts by keeping our database up to date.
  2. Pull targeted phone and email lists for organizing actions and events using MAHA’s database (civiCRM).
  3. Grow online engagement and amplify in person organizing impact using tools such as petition drives, email campaigns, Instagram & Tiktok content, tweet storms, and MAHA website.
  4. Track, understand and apply analytics and metrics to measure effectiveness of tools and strategies.
  5. Train and advise organizing staff and members on digital organizing strategy and social media best practices.
  6. Participate in evaluation of digital content and campaign metrics to guide and inform future content and strategies as part of a culture of continuous, data driven learning and evaluation.
  7. Stay up to date on developments in the field. Propose tools and strategies with track record of success.

Job Responsibilities: Fundraising

  1. Work with other staff to organize all MAHA grassroots fundraising efforts and events. 


  1. Positive, proactive and personable team player.
  2. Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  3. Strong interest in building power among low- and moderate-income people of color to fight for social, economic and racial justice.
  4. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Must be able to manage diverse projects simultaneously.
  5. Ability to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment.
  6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  7. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  8. Excellent facilitation skills. Must be able to balance interests and concerns among stakeholders.
  9. Previous union and/or community organizing experience (3-5+ years) preferred.
  10. Technologically advanced and highly proficient with CRM systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
  11. Ability and willingness to work regular evening and occasional weekend hours.
  12. Comfortable using various social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter).
  13. Persons of color and bilingual persons are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Employer pays 90% of health care and 50% dental
  • 3 weeks paid vacation a year PLUS an additional week off during Christmas break
  • Excellent organizing training and professional development opportunities.

MAHA's office is located in Dorchester, this is an on-site position requiring working in the office. Possibility to work hybrid in the future.

TO APPLY, please send your resume and cover letter to Hillary Pizer, email:

We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.