We got a Cummings Grant!

We got a Cummings Grant!

This past summer, Boston Project Ministries was awarded a Cummings Grant! Thank you to the Cummings Foundation for their generous grant. We are so grateful for their support, which will support our Mental Health Ambassadors program. We’re excited about the opportunity to empower our youth to be mental health leaders and to partner with the Cummings Foundation.

About the Cummings Foundation

The Cummings Foundation was established in 1986 and has since grown to be one of the three largest foundations in New England. The Foundation is active in four major areas, focusing much of its … Read the rest...

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We’re Hiring for 2023 Summer Staff: Apply Today!

Join Our 2023 Summer Staff Team! 

This summer, we’re hiring 12 adults (ages 19+) to lead our summer youth programs. We are hiring for the following positions below. Applications and hiring remain open until positions are filled. Click the links to download the job description for each position in pdf format. Visit our employment page to apply!

 

Neighborhood Youth Ministries

Artists in Action Coordinator

Mental Health Ambassador Coordinator

Healthy Youth Champions Coordinator

Brotherhood-Sisterhood Coordinators (2) (middle school)

Elmhurst Park Coordinators (2) (elementary)

Summer Youth Program Manager (upper-level position)

 

Summer Missions Program Staff

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The Summer Missions Program is Back: Register Today!

The Summer Missions Program is Back!

We’re excited to announce that the Summer Missions Program (SMP) is back for the summer of 2023! We’re still looking for two more groups this summer. Contact Davidm@tbpm.org with any questions.

 

REGISTER TODAY!

 

This cross-cultural learning trip for church youth groups is a powerful opportunity for service and learning. With a Jesus-Centered, justice-themed curriculum, young people experience life and ministry alongside our Christian community development ministry and our neighbors. The trip is 6 days/five nights, includes food, curriculum, and project materials. The cost is $425 per person. The best part is your Read the rest...

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TEEN SUMMER JOBS 2023: Apply Today

A Job at The Boston Project is More Than a Paycheck

It’s an opportunity to explore career interests, learn foundational work-readiness skills, and develop personally, professionally, and as a leader. We offer 20-30 teenagers paid summer job positions each year, and 6-8 paid school-year jobs. During the summer, there are five teams that youth ages 14-19 can apply for. 

 

Artists in Action

Mental Health Ambassadors

Healthy Youth Champions

Teen Leader for Brotherhood-Sisterhood

Teen Leader for Elmhurst Park Kids Program

 

Apply Now

 

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Take off with LevelUP Life Coaching

"You Have More Control Than You Think."

In October, Boston Project staff member David Meyerend offered 14-year-old Xavier* an extraordinary invitation:

 

 “Do you want to fly a plane?”

 

David got to know Xavier playing football, where Xavier stood out as competitive. The impression grew during a field trip this past summer at Boston Project’s teen job program. Xavier was one of the first to volunteer for a zipline course. “He’s a brave, fearless kid,” David shares. “Xavier doesn’t back down.”  (*Name changed)

 

True to character, Xavier said YES to flying.

 

David and Xavier drove together to Norwood Memorial Airfield, where

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Volunteer Recognition: BJ Osuagwu!

“BJ taught me a lot about being a young black man in America, coming from the toughest parts,” shares Jay. “He’s the proof that there is so much knowledge out there for us. We just have to take the time to learn and ask, He’s really intelligent – stocks, taxes, all that stuff. I wasn’t raised to be self-sufficient, but I had to be when I turned 18. I knew I could trust BJ with all that stuff – like adulting. He helped me get myself into a position where I could be more stable in the physical world.”… Read the rest...

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New Mural: ALL THAT IS GOOD!

 

“For me, Genesis chapter 1, the Creation story, is one of the most hopeful pieces of scripture. It is so pure, and there is no mention of evil. Everything is right and good,” reflects muralist Alex Cook. Boston Project youth, neighbors, and volunteers painted our 6th building mural in the community this summer. Each mural is an artistic expression of a biblical theme connected to the idea of Shalom.

Alex continues, “I remember riding my bike through this location years ago on my way to Boston Project and thinking this is one of the most neglected streets I have … Read the rest...

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LevelUP Life Coaching is Back!

October 15, 2022 – June 3, 2023

 

Coaching 101:

Your coach will be there to help you:
– create and set goals
– connect with networks and resources
– process and think through life and any questions that you may have

What to look forward to:

– weekly check-ins with your own individual coach
– personal help with your goals and dreams
– a loving adult to talk to, vent to, and hang out with

 

Apply for your own personal Life Coach!

 

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TEEN MENTAL HEALTH AMBASSADORS: Apply Now!

This 2022-2023 school year we are hiring local teenagers for our Mental Health Ambassadors leadership and workforce development jobs.

Be part of a team of teenagers focused on decreasing the stigma, educating their peers and community about mental health, and creating innovative spaces for self-care and healing. Check out our teen job page and apply online. Contact us if you need help creating a resume.

 

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