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 

Healthy Homes & Communities Project Coordinator
The Housing & Community Development Network of New Jersey is the statewide association of more than 250 nonprofit community development corporations, individuals and other organizations working to promote affordable housing, economic opportunity, neighborhood revitalization and social justice in New Jersey. Our staff works to assure that CDCs, municipalities and community residents have the tools they need, including knowledge, support and resources, to rejuvenate their neighborhoods, build strong organizations and thrive, including having equitable access to secure a healthy built environment. The Network is deepening our capacity to align the community development and health sectors around the social determinants of health, especially housing. Read more

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 Terri Benson at [email protected].

POSITIONS AT MEMBER AND PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS 

Isles, Inc.
CEO
Isles, Inc. seeks an exceptional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organization to create pathways to self-reliance for all of the greater Trenton community. Founder Marty Johnson has successfully led Isles for 39 years, and will offer invaluable support to the new executive throughout the transition process. 

Fair Share Housing Center, Inc.
Staff Attorney
(FSHC) is seeking a mission-driven attorney with a commitment to racial and economic justice for the position of Staff Attorney. In New Jersey and nationally, decades of racial discrimination and exclusionary public policies have shut African-American and Latinx families out of communities with outstanding schools and access to jobs and driven up rents and home prices beyond what many lower-income families can afford. These disparities in recent years have gained increased national attention due to organizing around racial justice and new research showing the multigenerational impacts of housing discrimination and exclusionary zoning. Read more. 

Fair Share Housing Center, Inc.
Senior Staff Attorney
(FSHC) is seeking a mission-driven attorney with a commitment to racial and economic justice for the position of Senior Staff Attorney. In New Jersey and nationally, decades of racial discrimination and exclusionary public policies have shut African-American and Latinx families out of communities with outstanding schools and access to jobs and driven up rents and home prices beyond what many lower-income families can afford. These disparities in recent years have gained increased national attention due to organizing around racial justice and new research showing the multigenerational impacts of housing discrimination and exclusionary zoning. Read more. 
 
   

Jewish Renaissance Foundation
Bilingual Academic Instructor
The Alternative Education Institute (AEI) is an out-of-school program designed to assist at-risk youth and young adults aged 16-25 in Middlesex County to obtain their NJ State GED/HiSET/TASC. Based on current community needs, there has been a growing increase to provide these same services to adults 25 and over. The responsibility of the Bilingual Academic Instructor for the Alternative Education Institute (AEI), is to teach basic skills in English and Spanish to students at varied academic levels. Read more.

Jewish Renaissance Foundation
Accountant Temporary/Full time
The temporary Accountant will be responsible for performing multiple accounting functions in the areas of 
accounts receivable and payable, month-end closing process, general ledger reconciliation, payroll, health center reporting, and grant/fundraising administration, as well as additional projects as assigned. Read more.

Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC)
Human Resources Manager
With the support of the administrative team, s/he will be responsible for building a human resources function at ICC. Responsibilities will range from ensuring legal compliance with federal and state employment law and workplace regulations to supporting the development and maintenance of a healthy organizational culture reflective of ICC’s values (empathy, mutual respect, fairness and transparency, commitment to excellence, and accountability) and longtime commitment to equity and justice. Read more

Leviticus Fund
Director of Lending
The Director of Lending is a member of the management team and, working in collaboration with the Executive Director, has responsibility for Leviticus’ strategic lending program including: (i) loan production, design and implementation of new and updated financial products and services that are responsive to nonprofit borrowing needs in our footprint (ii) portfolio management, loan policies and systems. Read More