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Make an Impact Within Boston's Diverse Immigrant Communities

The Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement is hiring for multiple positions!


RSVP for our Open House on Wednesday, February 28th from 5 - 7 p.m. to learn more about these roles and MOIA's emerging work.

We’re growing our team to help support the over 200,000 immigrants across the City. Established in 1998, the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement (MOIA) works to strengthen the ability of immigrants to fully and equitably participate in economic, civic, social, and cultural life in Boston. MOIA also promotes the recognition and public understanding of the contributions of immigrants to the City. 

At MOIA, we think creatively to find solutions and collaborate with other City departments and community organizations to increase engagement in city government and ensure immigrant communities feel a sense of belonging. Help us make sure that our policies, programs, and practices are equitable and inclusive, and that our immigrant constituents and communities have access to all the resources they need to thrive.

By joining our team, you’ll be able to help us ensure that Boston is a welcoming and diverse city. See our available positions below!


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Available Positions

Available Positions

The Strategic Communications Manager is responsible for preparing proactive messaging and educational materials for our city’s immigrant communities in the face of changing policies at the local and federal level, and designing communications campaigns that tell the real story of immigrants in Boston. They’ll help to position the Mayor and MOIA as thought leaders on immigrant and immigration issues in the media, and effectively communicate the Mayor’s immigrant impact agenda, her administration’s accomplishments, and any other MOIA initiatives to our city’s diverse residents through designing outreach and community engagement strategies for MOIA programs and initiatives.

Serving as the bridge between MOIA and our immigrant communities, this role will focus on engaging with Boston’s immigrant residents to deliver effective constituent services, supporting outreach to diverse immigrant communities, and strengthening collaborative referral networks with immigrant-serving community-based organizations. This position in particular will focus on the supportive services provided to MOIA’s constituents and provides an opportunity to engage with the individuals that reach out to and seek assistance from our office.

Looking to use your community organizing skills to make an impact at the governmental level? The Community Organizer for New Arrivals will focus on engaging with Boston’s newest immigrant residents to learn from, listen to, and lean on their lived experiences to identify their most pressing needs and to utilize organizing tactics and techniques to identify and address current gaps and inequalities in the existing system. This role focuses on new arrivals and provides an opportunity to educate and engage the City of Boston’s newest residents as they learn about the role of local government.

This role supports MOIA’s Immigrant Youth Advancement Program, which aims to provide equitable and engaging work experience opportunities for immigrant youth regardless of their immigration status. The organizer will be responsible for developing and implementing an outreach plan to engage MOIA’s network of community partners in the field and support our team’s efforts to scale up the program's capacity to serve up to 1000 immigrant youth in the coming year!

Common Questions

Where can I apply for these jobs?

Click on the job titles above to apply via our Career Center.

If I don't know if I'm the right fit, should I apply?

Yes! MOIA is always looking for candidates with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, as well as lived experience, to bring creativity and innovation to the team. 

What is the timeline for filling these jobs?

We will start interviewing selected candidates a few weeks after receiving applications.

Can I apply to more than one position?

Yes! Feel free to apply to all the positions that interest you and for which you meet the minimum qualifications.


Do I have to live in Boston?

Yes, all positions will require residency in the City of Boston by the time you start the job. Click here to read more about our residency requirement.

What are the salary and benefits?

The salary depends on the job and all of the full-time roles come with benefits. You can see the salary range within the job position posted to the Career Center.

Are these full-time positions?

Unless noted, these are on-going, full-time positions with benefits. There is a six-month probationary period for all new hires at the City of Boston.


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