Career Opportunities

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Preschool Director

  • click the link above for Preschool Director description and application

Senior Program Assistant

  • click the link above for Senior Program Assistant description and application

Preschool Teacher

  • click the link above for Preschool Teacher description and application

Program Assistant (application below)

Employee Assignments:

Program Assistants will be placed in the South Boston Neighborhood House (SBNH) Early Education and Care Programs working with preschool and school age children.

In addition, there will be limited office assistant positions available.

Program Assistant Responsibilities:

Assistants will:

  • Be scheduled to work up to 25 hours each week and participate in meetings, workshops and scheduled staff meetings.
  • Be supervised by the Director of the program in which they are assigned (Director of Preschool, Director of School Age Programs, and Operations Assistant)
  • Be expected to exhibit responsible and professional behavior, maintain acceptable attendance and punctuality, be asked to demonstrate a willingness to gain new skills and learn new approaches, and contribute to their community through volunteer projects.
  • Be expected to participate in program events including regularly scheduled on-site staff meetings (when your schedule allows), monthly youth development workshops, and community service events.


Child Care Placements:

Placements in our Early Education and Care Programs are direct service placements working with Preschool and School Age children.   Program assistants assigned in these programs will help teachers with groups of preschool age and elementary school age children.  Both programs should be fun, interesting, and stimulating.  Staff and Program Assistants help children discover and develop their own abilities, interests, and friendships as well as learn the pleasures and responsibilities of being a group member. Program Assistants are responsible for attendance at all staff meetings and training sessions.


Coordinator of Youth Programs will oversee the Youth Employment Program at SBNH and support all Youth Program Assistants.

Additionally, all Program Assistants will be supervised and supported by the Program Coordinators/Lead Teachers under supervision of the Director of each program.

Preschool Director: Cheryl Itri 617-269-4090 or

School Age Director: Eli Mercardo 617-268-1619

Operations Assistant: Joyce Sheehan 617-268-1619 x0 or 


Program Assistants are expected to work a maximum of 10 hours a week during the school year and 25 - 30 hours//week in the summer and will be paid the state’s minimum wage hourly rate.

There are training/workshop requirements of this program that are expected to be volunteer time and will be unpaid.

As a member of the South Boston Neighborhood House community, we expect you to uphold the utmost integrity.

SBNH Youth Employment Application – Program Assistant

  • Personal Information

  • Employment Desired

  • References

    Give the names of three people not related to you, whom you have known at least one year.
  • Release

    I hereby authorize SBNH to contact, obtain and verify the accuracy of information contained in this application from all previous employers, educational institutions and references. I understand that any intentional misrepresentation or material omission made by me on this application may constitute grounds for recession of a job offer or immediate termination of employment if I am employed, without notice, whenever it may be discovered. If I am employed, I acknowledge that there is no specified length of employment and that this application does not constitute an agreement or contract for employment. Accordingly, either I or SBNH can terminate the relationship at will, with or without cause, at any time, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal or state law. I understand that this is a drug free workplace and consent to compliance with this policy as a condition of employment. I also understand that, if I am considered for employment,I will be required to complete a CORI/SORI check consent. CORI/SORI will consist of a finger print check. Employment will be conditional until clearance is granted and failure to do so shall result in immediate termination of employment. I have read and fully understand the foregoing statements and I seek employment under these conditions.
  • Please upload a resume OR complete the following:

  • Education

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement
Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at SBNH, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, training, promotion, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Employees of SBNH, who act as representatives of the agency shall not deviate from this policy in crying out their responsibilities. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices, including harassment.