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A community of action-driven optimists committed to ending young adult homelessness.

Join our Team! 

Are you a bold innovator? Join us in breaking the cycle of homelessness. Breaktime empowers young adults experiencing homelessness to build stability in their lives while building resilience in their communities.

Breaktime prides itself on our supportive, flexible, and rewarding work environment. We offer valuable benefits such as unlimited paid-time off, 401k matching, health & dental insurance, and flexible hybrid work. We additionally offer a variety of professional development opportunities for our staff including meetings with influential members of the nonprofit world. These opportunities would support and empower you to reach your full potential and hit your personal/career goals. Breaktime is rapidly expanding as an organization, and we believe that there are a significant amount of opportunities for advancement.

Job Openings 


Vice President of Finance and Administration

Full Time, Salaried


Recruitment Director

Full Time, Salaried


Engagement Manager 

Full Time, Salaried


Vice President of External Affairs

Full Time, Salaried


Launchpad Training Coordinator

Part Time, Salaried


Manager of Young Adult Services

Full Time, Salaried

Positive team culture, job opening in Boston

“Working for Breaktime has been such a rewarding experience. The dedication of the entire Breaktime staff to our mission, our Associates, and each other is remarkable and inspiring. I’m looking forward to being part of the team as we expand our reach and end young adult homelessness in Massachusetts.”

- Blake, Operations Director

“I feel so fortunate to be part of the Breaktime team; the passion and dedication of our staff is contagious and pushes me to be the best version of myself. Also, I feel so lucky to be able to work with Breaktime Associates and young adults who have taught me SO much about perseverance, bravery, and the true meaning of community.”

-Ryan, Programs Director

Breaktime staff collaborating

Breaktime is an anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization constantly striving to build a Team and Board that reflect the diversity of the young adults employed in our program. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Breaktime does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of housing status, race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law.

Our goal for 2022 is to have at least 50% of all new hires be BIPOC. We also uphold the value of radical inclusion–the intentional inclusion of all persons, especially people who have traditionally lived at the margins of society. To us, radical inclusion is about creating an equitable and welcoming organization, particularly for those who are typically not included at the table. To us, equity is the central goal of our work, both internally and externally. We are striving to create an equitable world for young adults experiencing housing insecurity, and while doing so, we are constantly challenging ourselves to create a workplace that is representative of this goal. To achieve equity, we believe in collaborative innovation. Decision-making is not a top-down process; rather, it is a collective team effort that centers the voices and perspectives of our young people. Diversity catalyzes our decision making at Breaktime, and we are grateful for the range of perspectives that allow us to do so. Overall, Breaktime constantly strives to improve the diversity, inclusiveness, and equitability of our organization, and we invite continuous feedback as we advance towards this goal.

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