WalkBoston, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) advocacy organization, makes walking safer and easier in Massachusetts to encourage better health, a cleaner environment and vibrant communities. We work with rural, suburban and urban communities to enhance economic development, improve walking routes to schools and create better access to parks and trails.  We collaborate with municipal and state officials and grassroots groups, educate the public about how to advocate for walking, and showcase effective solutions for local, state and national audiences.

We are always looking for motivated graduate students that are work-study eligible for various projects. Please send us an email to

Intern Positions 
WalkBoston has internship opportunities available for graduate and undergraduate students in urban planning, public health, transportation engineering, public policy and related fields. Students can gain experience in active transportation planning and design, public outreach, advocacy, health and safety promotion and community revitalization. WalkBoston’s current projects include: helping communities encourage walking through improvements to the built environment, conducting walking assessments in high crash areas, and supporting the City of Boston in implementing its new Vision Zero initiative. Positions range from independent research on particular transportation-related topics to ongoing project support, including assisting with walkability assessments, policy research, report production, advocacy training, and working with law enforcement on pedestrian safety education and enforcement. Interns may also assist in event planning, materials production and event staffing. Interns provide valuable substantive contributions to our work, and have the opportunity to choose among a variety of projects with flexible schedules. 

WalkBoston Office Administrator

We are seeking a part-time office administrator to work with our small staff in a friendly downtown Boston office. WalkBoston’s mission is to make walking safer and easier in all Massachusetts cities and towns. The job includes all aspects of administration, includes a wide variety of activities and you will be a core member of our team.


·       All aspects of accounts payable and receivable processes including vendor invoice payment, processing donations, preparing bank deposits, recording employee time into accounting system

·       Generate and record customer invoices

·       Run monthly accounting reports

·       Assist with Non-profit tax filings (including 1099s) and audit preparation

·       Work closely with our outside accountant

Human Resources:

·       Process new hire documentation

·       Benefits Administration (Health Insurance and 403B retirement plan)

·       Payroll processing

·       Maintain personnel and organization records


·       Quarterly and yearly state filings

·       Insurance Renewals

·       State contract applications

·       Salesforce data entry (create/update contacts and accounts, record donations)

·       Track inventory levels of office supplies and printed materials

·       Maintain office administrative files (electronic and written)

Required Skills:

·       Five years experience with accounts payable and receivable and general bookkeeping

·       Computer proficient with Windows and Mac operating systems

·       Must have experience with Microsoft Office (esp. Excel) and Quickbooks

·       Detail oriented and works with a high degree of accuracy

·       Ability to multitask and meet key deadlines

·       Self-directed and capable of working with limited supervision

·       Highly organized

·       Comfortable working in a small office environment

·       Bachelor’s degree preferred


·       15 hours/week

·       Salary range $21 - $24/hour depending on experience

·       Flexible schedule (2 full days/week or 3-4 short days)

To apply for the position please submit your resume and a cover letter to