Community Life Coordinator


Reporting to the Chief Program Officer and working directly with the program staff in our North Shore safe home, the Community Life Coordinator will help to cultivate the home community environment for the program participants of Amirah, engaging them in community activities and working with their physical, social, and spiritual trauma recovery, specifically working with them one-on-one for spiritual trauma recovery.



  • Coordinate with Home Manager and volunteers for community dinners, ensuring that these happen with program participants on assigned community dinner evenings.

  • Meet individually with program participants for spiritual trauma recovery (spiritual mentoring or spiritual direction), working to connect them with community partners in the area for personal growth.

  • Lead weekly group house meeting called Grace Circle with program participants, focusing in on the Amirah values each month and facilitating time of reflection with the program participants.

  • Continue system for celebrating various milestones met by each program participant (sobriety dates, phase graduations, birthdays, etc.) and coordinate all such efforts for program participants.

  • Be an active part of the life of the women as they learn how to function and live in community together in this home.

  • Follow all reporting protocol for group meetings as well as individual meetings.

  • Effectively communicate the goals and efforts met by each program participant in these areas to the program staff.

  • Tend to the needs of the program participants should you be the sole program staff member in the home.

  • Be on call in a rotation.

  • Attend Program Staff Meeting.



  • Follower of Christ, committed to His church and message of the transformative love of Jesus that was displayed on the cross

  • Strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ as well as knowledge on the Scriptures

  • Understanding of other worldviews should a program participant express belief in another religious faith

  • Experience in pastoral work or compassion services preferred

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills

  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task and work in a high intensity environment

  • Ability to work in an independent environment as part of a team-unit

  • High level of collaboration

  • Ability to work through resistance and strong level of perseverance and patience

  • Compassionate for others

  • Strong computer and software skills, ability to learn new software systems

  • Driver’s license and vehicle

  • Non-profit and/or office environment experience preferred


20 hours a week with the following schedule (we are open if there needs to be changes to this, but for the most part, we are asking for these hours):

  • Sundays from 4-9pm

  • Tuesdays from 12-5pm

  • Wednesdays from 4-9pm

  • Thursdays from 4-9pm


Additionally, we ask that this position serve in the on-call rotation for one weekend a month, filling in any vacant shift openings and answering any emergency calls (this is scheduled well in advance). 


Extensive training is provided for the following (not limited to these):

  • All in-home operations, protocols, and procedures 

  • How to provide trauma-informed care

  • Common mental health disorders as well as substance abuse recovery

  • Proper reporting procedures

  • How to work an on-call shift

  • Leading Grace Circle

  • One-on-one spiritual trauma recovery


Please note that while we cannot state where the safe home is located, if applying, you must be comfortable with a commute to the North Shore of Boston, Massachusetts. 

Please also note that while we are always open to men being involved in the lives of the program participants of Amirah, because of the sensitive nature of this position in connection with these women, this position is only open to women.

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to Stephanie Clark.


Amirah, Inc.
10 Tower Office Park, Ste 413
Woburn, MA  01801
Phone: 1-781-462-1758
Fax: 1-978-969-3511
Amirah is a 501(c)3 with EIN #27-1214049.
© 2019 Amirah, Inc

We are grateful for the partnership of the Women's Fund of Essex County as we work together to promote solutions for survivors of sexual exploitation.