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  • Donate

    Support our mission to provide stability and hope for families in need. Donations can be submitted online or via check.

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  • Host a Party

    Host a party with friends, family members and colleagues to support our Hildebrand families. As a group you are able to make a massive impact, whether it be a gift to the overall program mission or a donor advised fund. House parties are really successful around the holidays and birthday celebrations. Contact us to help you plan!
  • Organize a Drive

    Throughout the year there are many in-kind needs that create a hardship for families. Some items that families regularly require are: diapers, unopened baby formula, bottles, wipes, Desitin cream, personal hygiene products, cleaning supplies, new backpacks and school supplies, holiday gifts, etc. For a full list please check our in-kind donations page.

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  • Event Planning & Participation

    Assist with event planning and logistics. Use your talents to greet guests at the registration table or assist with projects like clean up and silent auction management.
  • Become a Board Member

    Enhance our leadership team with your special skill set and passion for our mission. Bring your dedication and empathy for family housing family inequality to this innovative non profit organization!


For more information regarding any of the above opportunities, please contact our Director of Development, Kathleen Carney, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • COVID-19: Public Resources

    Massachusetts-based resources for mentors, participants, and the general public. This page will be continually updated.

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    Hildebrand COVID-19 Curated Resources

    MHVI Covid-19 Resource Digest, volume 3

    Massachusetts residents can call Mass 2-1-1

    Massachusetts residents can call Mass 2-1-1 to learn more about: COVID-19 prevention, symptoms, and treatment; information about testing; and guidance for people planning or returning from travel. Massachusetts 2-1-1 is open to callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Operators fluent in Spanish are available, and more than 150 other languages are supported through an interpreter services line. Residents with questions can dial 2-1-1 from any landline or cellphone, or use the live chat option on the Mass 2-1-1 website.

    Learning Resources for students and families

    Buoy Health, Coronavirus prevention & treatment for Massachusetts Residents

    Symptoms, Coronavirus Self-Checker, and Testing

    Emergency Planning Form For Families

    Department of Public Health COVID-19 Resources and Updates

    Coping with Stress and Fear from COVID-19

    Project Bread Food Resources and Information

    Find Food Pantries and Community Meal Programs

    COVID-19 Rental Relief Fund Application, BOSTON

Our Organization
Founded in 1988, Hildebrand is an independent 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that serves 300 homeless each year families in shelter, permanent housing and stabilization programs. Hildebrand operates over 126 units of emergency shelter via scattered sites and congregate living programs in several communities throughout the region; and owns three permanent housing buildings containing 11 units of housing. The organization impacts homelessness through prevention, intervention, and training activities that lead to the placement of over 60 families each year into permanent housing.

The Opportunity
The Property Manager reports to the CFO, and is a member of property and operations team.
The PM assigns daily work tasks, and is accountable for the effective and efficient execution of day to day work of the department.
The Property Manager directly supervises the work of Facilities Technicians and the Senior Technician, and manages Hildebrand owned properties, leased residential and storage units, and office spaces to ensure they are physically safe, clean, well maintained, and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, and regulatory, and contract specifications.

The Property Manager serves as a primary point of contact with vendors including construction and service contractors, suppliers, and others in the care and maintenance of Hildebrand resources and properties. In conjunction with the Operations Manager, the Property Manager is the primary communicator with the CPO and other program staff about the day to day management of units, and coordination of movement of families.

The Responsibilities
•Oversee the maintenance and repair of building interiors and exteriors that include but not limited to: roofs, gutters and downspouts, HVAC systems, porches, fire escapes, drains and lines, wall and floor coverings, walkways, electrical and heating systems, interior stairways, walls, floors and ceilings. Oversees the care of landscape areas.
•Create staff schedule and coordinate efforts and activities to assure completion of assigned objectives within the specified time frame and allocated resources. Manages, evaluates, trains and develops the Facilities staff. Approves payroll, employee time off, and overtime.
•Coordinates with owners and, property management companies, or Hildebrand Property and Housing Placement Manager about needed maintenance and repairs at each site.
•Oversees all maintenance systems to ensure optimum functionality, efficiency, and effectiveness. Systems include: Work Order System, Inventory and Supplies Distribution, Keys Management, Safety & Security Inspections, Preventative Maintenance, and Inventory Reconciliation.
•Ensure all locations have supplies replenished in a timely fashion.
•Develops and implements additional maintenance and facilities programs as needed.
•Develop a pool of qualified and licensed contractors (specialized skilled tradesmen) to support the operation and maintenance of the buildings; this includes oversight of said contractors’ work.
•Negotiate with outside contractors and related vendors to ensure best pricing on repairs and construction work as well as equipment, supply and material purchases.
•Submit Purchase Orders and review and approve invoices prior to providing authorization for payment. Reconcile unauthorized charges with vendors, and communicate discrepancies with DFA.
•Ensures that tools and equipment used for the maintenance and care of agency’s buildings are kept in proper working order, and that the maintenance staff is properly equipped to perform their responsibilities. This also includes ensuring that maintenance staff is accountable for all tools and equipment utilized as well as creating an inventory system to track and monitor them.
•Create and maintain an ongoing inventory list of fixed assets (in coordination with the CFO).
•Prepare property management and maintenance reports through the use of existing systems particular eWorks, as requested by CEO or CFO.
•Work with Program Manager and ETO to ensure that all units comply with DHCD standards and the 5-day rule.
•Responsible for all permanent housing clients including re-certifications, rent collection, income verification, etc.
•Co-facilitates the weekly Facility-Program meeting as well as individual weekly meetings with staff.
•Develop and analyze survey data.
•Develop and co-manage budget with the Operations Manager.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the CFO or CEO.

The Property Manager will encompass the following requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree preferred, 3-5 years’ experience in property and facility management or a key aspect related to it.
•Experience with CHA & BHA preferred. Knowledge of HIF, client re-certifications, and vouchers preferred.
•Commitment to the delivery of high-quality service.
•Proven expertise in supervising Technicians, contractors, technicians, mechanical maintenance, related safety issues,project management, construction, etc.
•Strong organization and process skills, with an ability to balance complex and multi-dimensional and varied projects that require an eye for detail, persistence and ability to follow through.
•Strong analytical ability, excellent verbal communication skills and ability to persuade and motivate others is essential.
•Demonstrated strong writing and editing skills.
•Comfort and ease with various technologies; Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, PowerPoint, Excel, Donor Perfect or similar database management a plus
•Conceptual thinker with creative instincts
•Ability to maintain confidentiality
•Proven ability to competently plan and manage multiple maintenance and repair projects simultaneously.
•Familiarity with appropriate local, state and federal regulations.
•Massachusetts driver’s license and own vehicle required.

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Hildebrand is an Equal Opportunity employer

 

Our Organization
Founded in 1988, Hildebrand is an independent 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that serves 300 homeless each year families in shelter, permanent housing and stabilization programs. Hildebrand operates over 126 units of emergency shelter via scattered sites and congregate living programs in several communities throughout the region; and owns three permanent housing buildings containing 11 units of housing. The organization impacts homelessness through prevention, intervention, and training activities that lead to the placement of over 60 families each year into permanent housing.

The Opportunity
The Executive Assistant & Social Media Administrator is a key role in the organization, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. The EA/SMA supports the Board of Directors, as directed by the CEO, and ensures timely and effective communication with key supporters,staff members, collaborators/partners and community and government entities. The EA/SMA also performs essential tasks that contribute to the day to day operations of Hildebrand. The EA/SMA balances complex, multi-dimensional and varied projects that require an eye for detail, persistence and ability to follow through. The EA/SMA will drive social media and website interaction, but must also engage in on-site contact with all levels of organization.
This role requires a high level of tact, good judgment and diplomacy; an incisive professional that displays humbleness in all interactions.

The Responsibilities
Executive Support to the CEO; 70%
• Manage both paper and electronic systems that support the CEO and promote the efficient operation of the organization. Create
and/or maintain effective systems of communication, filing, contacts, correspondence, record keeping, etc.
• Support CEO in fundraising and meetings with stakeholders. Assist in development related activities to ensure site visits and events
involving CEO are coordinated internally; meetings and or visitors received and communicated.
• Collaborate with Office Manager; office supplies and equipment, maintain system of order requests, and provide inventory control.
• Assemble Board package materials and distribute prior to meetings. Coordinate communication with the Board and other meetings
of the CEO.
• Manage CEO’s meeting logistics including order and arrangement of food, scheduling, preparing materials, editing PowerPoint
presentations, etc. Schedule travel arrangements, secure meetings details, prepare itineraries, coordinate logistics both in advance
and with last minute day of changes.
• Answer telephone and triage calls as necessary for the CEO, and provide backup for main reception as needed.
• Perform administrative tasks such as mailings, copying, filing, etc. Conduct research on special projects as requested
• Serves as a link between the CEO, vendors, visitors and staff members.
Social Media Administration-30%
• Edit all communication materials before their release. Prepare and/or edit written materials prior to printing or distribution such as
monthly and annual reports, handbooks, policy/procedure manuals, acknowledgement letters to donors, and email
communications.
• Partner with vendors to ensure timely and accurate production of materials.
• Maintain master calendar of senior staff and managers, and schedule meetings of the CEO and organization.
• Write content and ensure that the website is kept up to date by making regular changes as needed.
• Serve as the primary Hildebrand supporter of social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Constant Contact, blogs as developed).

The Executive Assistant & Social Media Administrator will encompass the following requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree required; 3-5 years professional experience supporting an organizational leader.
• High energy, poised, displays tact and good judgment with highly confidential information and documents.
• Excellent communication skills; verbal and written. Ability to create correspondence, independently.
• Proven ability to oversee social media platforms; Proficient in Microsoft Windows, PowerPoint, Excel, MAC. Donor Perfect or similar
database. Ease of use on social media platforms.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse staff.
• Attention to detail and time management skills are key. Conceptual thinker with creative instincts.
• Flexibility and adaptability. Ability to react positively and quickly to last minute changes in logistics or needs.
• Self-starter, ability to work as a member of a team while maintaining independent discipline.
• Passion for the work of Hildebrand.

To Apply: Hildebrand has retained CliftonLarsonAllen to spearhead our search efforts. Please send notes of interest and credentials to Octavia Gilmore, National Search Leader to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Hildebrand is an Equal Opportunity employer

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614 Massachusetts Avenue
Third Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139

Ph: 617-491-5752
F: 617-491-2385
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Hours

Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
*congregate living programs are staffed 24/7

About Us

Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. partners with families experiencing homelessness. We provide shelter, permanent housing, work readiness programs, and life skill development. We restore hope and build brighter futures.