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In 2010, Kristin Olliney and her daughter Isabella's lives were changed forever when Isabella came down with sudden acute encephalitis, which caused brain damage. Despite the number of challenges they face every day, Isabella and her mother face them head on and work on her rehabilitation every day.

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Employment Opportunities        

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts.

Prevention Coordinator
Hours: 20-30 Hrs per week

Position Overview:

  • Plan, schedule and maintain all non court related programs in the Prevention Department (To include Think A-Head).  Performs general administrative tasks and duties.  Communicates with survivor speakers, sites, facilitators and other vendors on the phone. Conducts Think A-Head programs and other prevention programs as needed.


Essential Job Functions:

For all non court related programs (To include Think A-Head):

  • Curriculum development and policies and procedures
  • Program presenter recruitment, schedules and communication
  • Plans and executes marketing plans
  • Conducts Think A-Head programs and other prevention programs as needed
  • Completes all end of the month Think A-Head invoices
  • Manage and fulfill requests for Play Smart: Understanding Sports Concussion DVD and other related materials and maintain accurate records of all transactions
  • Schedule and mail out program reminders to all survivor speakers in the (Brains At Risk, The Gateway Program, A Survivor’s Voice, & Think A-Head) programs
  • Maintain accurate records of all prevention program equipment (laptops, LCD, speakers, etc.)
  • Assembly of prevention program materials (i.e. binders, marketing folders, promotional items, giveaways & other materials)
  • Monitor stock of all the prevention related materials
  • Order/purchase supplies for Prevention Department staff on a monthly basis
  • Maintain BIAMA prevention database
  • Maintain monthly statistics
  • Maintain relationship with prevention partners
  • Complete all tasks and special projects assigned by Manager of Prevention


  1. High School diploma or GED, bachelor degree preferred.
  2. Must have teaching, public speaking experience and/or the ability to conduct a highly organized, interactive seminar/presentation. 
  3. Two or more years experience in an administrative capacity
  4. Ability to multitask with minimal supervision.
  5. Experience in office machines including computer, fax,  printer and copier.
  6. Must possess strong communication, organization and initiation skills.
  7. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  8. Must possess reliable transportation and be willing to travel within MA.
  9. Must pass CORI check. 
  10. Must have a passion for education, injury prevention and/or traffic safety.
  11. Experience with pre-teen and adolescents (ages 10 – 18) preferred.
  12. Experience with survivors of brain injury or individuals with disabilities a plus
  13. Experience in marketing & sales a plus


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the person.  The person may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Please e-mail salary requirements, cover letter and resume along with any other materials to showcase your talents to