Join our capable and energetic staff and help us achieve our mission.
Our mission is to amplify the power, creativity, and voices of youth, connecting them to Afro-Latin culture and heritage so they can create a diverse, vibrant Latin Quarter and build a just, equitable Boston.
Current professional opportunities with Hyde Square Task Force:
Education Success Coach
The Education Success Coach will support college students as a transitional coach, to ensure that they persist through college and eventually earn a degree. Through workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions, the Coach will work with students to set educational goals, to balance their academic course load, and direct them to resources and supports to help them achieve their higher-education goals. Additionally, the Education Success Coach will be an integral member of the Jóvenes en Acción (Youth in Action) team, working directly with students in grades 9-12 to ensure that they receive the necessary educational support to graduate from high school.
Teatro en Acción Instructor
The Teatro en Acción Instructor will work in conjunction with HSTF’s Theatre Programs Coordinator and individually as the Teaching Artist during the school day. The instructor will teach theatre to 9th and 10th grade students at the Margarita Muñiz Academy (MMA) in HSTF’s new Teatro en Acción program. This is a 10-month contracted position of up to 17 hours/week during the school year (excluding certain holidays and session breaks).
Theatre Teaching Artist
The Theatre Teaching Artist will work collaboratively with the Theatre Programs Coordinator. The artist will co-teach theatre to a group of teens in the ensemble-based theatre program, ¡Acción! Community Theatre (ACT!), during after school hours. This is a contracted teaching position during the 2019-2020 school year, excluding certain holidays and session breaks (extension into summer 2020 possible but not guaranteed).
Office and Administrative Coordinator
The primary function of the position is to provide administrative, bookkeeping, and office management support for the organization. This person will provide administrative support to the Executive Director and other senior staff as needed. Working closely with the Director of Finances and Facilities, this person is responsible for day-to-day bookkeeping entries and office management.
Youth Support Coordinator
The Youth Support Coordinator will work as an integral member of the Jóvenes en Acción (Youth in Action) Team. The Youth Support Coordinator will provide direct support to Jóvenes en Acción participants in both group and individual settings through advising and creating linkages to critical resources and services. Under the guidance of the Director of Arts and Education Programs, the coordinator will also work on the intake and enrollment process for all Jóvenes en Acción (JEA) middle- and high-school program participants.