The Phoenix - Sober Active Community
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Full Time

403(b) retirement plan with 4% match; paid time off (vacation/ sick days/ skill enhancement days); medical, dental, and vision plans

You have a talent for volunteer engagement, leading community events, and overseeing complex volunteer calendar management. You are tech savvy and have excellent communication and conflict-resolution skills, especially under pressure. You're passionate about recovery from substance use disorder and believe in the power of community. You care about helping to reduce the stigmas around living sober. If this sounds like you, keep reading.

This position will focus on managing a robust team of volunteers, ensuring the gym is properly staffed at all times, and leading athletic activities such as CrossFit, kickboxing, and other group fitness classes. The ideal candidate will have experience with multiple technology platforms, including Salesforce. If you're excited about working in a dynamic, creative, and fast-paced environment that promotes personal and professional growth, we want to talk to you!


  • Manage busy volunteer schedules to ensure the Boston gym runs smoothly
  • Recruit volunteers and maintain positive relationships with current volunteer team
  • Facilitate fitness events regularly, especially nights and weekends
  • Utilize various technology platforms, including Salesforce
  • Maintain a safe and supportive gym environment and ensure that the team member agreement is always upheld
  • Complete other duties as assigned


  • 2+ years of relevant work or volunteer experience (scheduling, volunteer engagement, project coordination, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience coaching, instructing, or leading one or more gym-based fitness activities
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Proficiency with technology


We welcome all great applicants to apply even if you don't have all these preferred attributes

  • Lived experience as a peer in recovery
  • Strong problem-solving skills and experience with crisis management
  • Certifications in relevant gym-based disciplines (CF-L1, L2, or L3; NASM, NSCA, ACSM, or ACE Personal Trainer)


  • 403(b) retirement plan with 4% match
  • Paid time off (vacation/sick days/skill enhancement days)
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans


The Phoenix's mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. Through activities such as CrossFit, climbing, hiking, yoga, boxing, and meditation, participants build confidence, self-respect, and community. The Phoenix offers free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety, operating in 129 counties across 36 states and for people around the globe virtually. Since 2006, we have served 104,297 individuals.

At The Phoenix, we welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create a healing-centered environment that allows everyone to bring their authentic selves to the workplace. We seek to create a workplace environment that accurately reflects the diverse communities we serve. We understand that voices of varied experiences and perspectives are central to our mission and our impact. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

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