Emerging Leaders


Are you a socially conscious young professional between the ages of 21-40 who loves Boston?

Are you interested in lending your time and talents to support individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Boston?

If your answers are “yes” and “yes,” then BHCHP’s Emerging Leaders Board may be perfect for you! It's a way to make a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable members of our community while networking with other young professionals from the Boston area.

BHCHP’s Emerging Leaders Board is a group of twenty socially conscious young professionals from various organizations and companies across Boston, who give their time and talents to support BHCHP’s life-saving mission, caring for individuals and families experiencing homelessness in our community.

The Emerging Leaders’ mission is to activate Boston's vibrant and talented young professionals community to support BHCHP by:

  • Raising critical funds to further our work,
  • Increasing awareness of our services, the impact on our city, and the growing need,
  • Contributing directly to the cause through volunteerism and service, and
  • Upholding a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating and sustaining an equitable and just environment within the ELB, for the patients of BHCHP, and in our broader community

Click here for the list of current Emerging Leaders Board members.

"The [Emerging Leaders] Speaker Series is a fantastic opportunity to cast a version of the world that we all want to live in. The work of the Emerging Leaders and BHCHP is important work."

Rahsaan D. Hall, ACLU of Massachusetts

BHCHP is currently seeking individuals who share our commitment to caring for individuals and families experiencing homelessness to join our Emerging Leaders Program. Learn more about the opportunities below:

Emerging Leaders Board

Board members must possess a knowledge and passion for BHCHP’s mission, an authentic understanding and compassion for BHCHP’s role in providing and assuring access to the highest quality health care for Boston’s homeless individuals and families. Click here to read the full Board job description and learn how to apply or nominate someone.


Applications to join BHCHP's Emerging Leaders Board are open year round, and new members are admitted in the Fall and Spring. We are currently seeking applicants to join starting in September 2022. The deadline to apply for this current term is Friday, August 5th. Please contact Alyssa Brassil at abrassil@bhchp.org if you have any questions or need any additional information.

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For those who are interested in becoming involved, yet may not have the time to commit to a Board membership, click here to learn more about our Ambassadors group.

Questions? Contact Alyssa Brassil at 857-654-1046 or abrassil@bhchp.org.