Just-A-Start is a community development corporation dedicated to building the housing security and economic stability of low- to moderate-income people in Cambridge and nearby communities. Through innovative, comprehensive and integrated programs, Just-A-Start provides and preserves affordable housing, offers education and workforce training for youth and adults, and builds community engagement.

JAS strongly believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity, and does not permit unlawful discrimination against its employees or applicants because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship status, veteran status or military obligations or any other legally protected characteristics under applicable state or federal laws. We believe that diversity of employees at all levels makes us a stronger agency that can make a more meaningful contribution to our communities, and we strive to succeed in this regard.

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Program Coordinator - IT and Biomedical Careers Workforce Development

Cambridge, MA

What an opportunity to take your administrative workforce development or educational program experience to an inspiring new position!  Represent both of the programs to potential students, and offer information sessions about the programs at local venues such as libraries, community centers and career agencies Coordinate and participate in outreach and recruitment efforts through partnerships and referrals Collect and record data on prospective and enrolled stud ...

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Lead HiSET Instructor

Cambridge, MA

You love math, social studies, and science!  And you have the ability to prepare students ages 16-24 to pass the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) and promote a path towards a career and higher education.   We are expanding our highly recognized YouthBuild program and have several positions to fill for our next session.  Our approach aligns with a culture where youth are the primary focus and have a say in their development and decision-making. What you w ...

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IT Teacher - Cisco - Part Time

Cambridge, MA

Just-A-Start is looking for a part time instructor for our new IT Training Program.  Partnering with a local college, this eight month program, provides adults with the skills they need to access a career in the high-tech industry.  The IT Instructor will  teach networking concepts and technologies, introducing students to various network devices with hands-on exploration of protocols and concepts using Cisco Networking Academy resources. 5 hours/week for 14 weeks. $3400 per co ...

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IT Instructor for IT Training Program - Part Time

Cambridge, MA

Just-A-Start is looking for a part time instructor for our new IT Training Program.  Partnering with a local college, this eight month program, which consists of two cohorts per year (Spring/Summer and Fall/Spring semesters) provides adults with the skills they need to access a career in the high-tech industry.  The IT instructor is responsible for teaching Windows Operating System and Applications/Concepts courses to approximately 15 students, using curriculum that aligns to BHCC Hardwa ...

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