Employment Opportunities

The Network is happy to post job opportunities for its member organizations. Simply send the description of the position and application information to [email protected] and the position will be posted in this space and in our monthly newsletter. We will advertise open positions online for 60 days unless requested to do so longer.

POSITIONS AT THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT NETWORK OF NJ 

AmeriCorp VISTA
The Network has a great opportunity for recent college graduates and graduate students who are interested in economic justice and strengthening NJ communities. We are hiring through the AmeriCorp VISTA program to support more than 200 member organizations who are addressing homelessness, foreclosures and evictions, childhood Lead poisoning, Tenant Rights, and other critical and emerging issues across the Community Development spectrum. Network VISTAs will provide the support and infrastructure that will build their capacity and allow them to better serve the thousands of clients that count on them for vital services.

If you know of someone looking to gain valuable experience while serving their community, please contact Ben Haygood at [email protected]

POSITIONS AT MEMBER AND PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS  

Jewish Community Housing Corporation
Chief Operating Officer
A key member of the JCHC’s three-person senior management team, the COO is responsible for administering and coordinating the day-to-day activities and programs of the organization, including four communities in both Essex and Morris Counties with independent living (affordable, mixed-income and market-rate), assisted living and memory care options. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the COO oversees the work of the JCHC Management Team to ensure the highest quality living environment for more than 500 seniors who call our buildings their home. At the same time, as the JCHC expands its portfolio and the needs of the senior population increases, the COO will play a major role in helping to manage that growth and to bring new, innovative programs and identify other opportunities to benefit residents current and future.

NJ Citizen Action
Financial Coach
The Financial Coach will provide one-on-one personal finance coaching services to low- and moderate-income individuals working to achieve self-defined personal finance goals. Coaches work alongside program participants to take steps to achieve greater financial stability and wellness, providing knowledge, resources and support. Coaches emphasize specific actions that participants can take to improve their financial situation including building savings, reducing debt, improving credit access, avoiding costly financial products, and purchasing wealth-building assets.

Coming Home Middlesex County
Case Manager/Social Service Navigator
The Social and Healthcare Services Integration (SHI) is a 2-year pilot program whereby the Case Manager/Social Service Navigator (Navigator) will address the health related social needs of housing instability and food insecurity for the highest utilizers of the area hospitals emergency departments. The Hospitals will refer the program Participants to Coming Home and the Navigator will use the tools of Coming Home and the Middlesex County’s Housing Continuum of Care Committee to engage, assess and conduct case management interventions to link Participants to long term housing, health, mental health and other supportive services. The Navigator will also facilitate the connection to the identified services including offer transportation assistance. The position requires intensive case management of the Participants.

United Vailsburg Services Organization
Executive Director
UVSO is seeking an Executive Director to join a dedicated and experienced team. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a successful history of management in a multi-service community development organization or similar context. As a passionate and inspirational leader, s/he will build effective teams and align the organization around a strong vision for growth . A successful candidate will have a proven history of fundraising ability, maintaining existing funder relationships and developing new government, foundation and individual funding sources. S/he will be highly skilled in personnel management and development, building trusting relationships across multiple sites and program areas. 

Habitat for Humanity Monmouth County
Construction Manager
Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County is seeking a full-time Construction Manager (CM). Under the direction of the Executive Director, the CM is responsible for supervising all construction activities (new construction, rehabilitation and repair projects, Aging in Place- ramps and interior retrofitting). The CM is responsible for engaging, managing and coordinating activities with the construction team, including Habitat staff, volunteers, Habitat homebuyers, sub-contractors, design professionals, city inspectors, etc. Additionally, the CM assists with other broad functions including but not limited to: budgeting, scheduling, bidding of labor and materials, long-range planning, warranty work and warehouse management. 

Enterprise Community Investment
Senior Director, Capital Markets- New Business Development
The Senior Director, Capital Markets – New Business Development will be responsible for raising new capital for our low-income housing tax credit programs. The position will coordinate with originators, local market leaders and other Capital Markets team members to develop and secure opportunities for new capital. The position will also refer capital raising opportunities to other Enterprise departments. The person may manage new multi-investor fund and proprietary fund investor relationships for the first year, before transitioning the relationship management to a Capital Markets relationship manager. This will include strategic planning of the investor’s annual investments, providing due diligence and general relationship management. The position will also coordinate within-house and outside legal counsel and other Capital Markets team members as well as various other Enterprise departments such as Asset Management and Syndication and local office directors.

Affordable Housing Alliance
Floating Maintenance Technician
Housing Counseling Specialist
Bi-Lingual Intake Processor
Utility Program Manager