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.


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].


NJ Community Capital
Various AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

NJ Foundation for Aging
Communications Manager
The Communications Manager will assist the Executive Director with the execution of professional and administrative responsibilities. This includes performing administrative duties such as answering phones, taking messages, and other duties as assigned. They will also manage social media accounts, the organization's website and blog, write press releases and manage all other forms of organization communications.  

New Jersey Future
Policy and Resource Center Coordinator
New Jersey Future is looking for a motivated individual to develop, coordinate and help disseminate information and resources that will reduce pollution and flooding in New Jersey communities. The ideal candidate will have relevant work experience managing and coordinating projects, an ability to conduct research, a high level of comfort with website development and management, and a keen interest in making a difference in the state.

New Jersey Future
Communications and Development Assistant
New Jersey Future seeks a skilled, organized, and motivated individual to provide administrative support to the communications and development team. The communications and development assistant will work within a collaborative team environment on a variety of tasks, including database and email list management, website updates, basic print and electronic design work, media relations, and event and administrative support.

Dept. of Community Affairs Office on Homelessness Prevention
The NJ Department of Community Affairs seeks an experienced, mission-driven professional to serve as the first Director of the new state Office on Homelessness Prevention. Reporting to the Director of the Division of Housing and Community Resources, the Director of the Office on Homelessness Prevention will lead the development and implementation of a state plan to address homelessness, including managing the work of two Office staff and a consultant.

Dept. of Community Affairs Office on Homelessness Prevention
Program Manager
The NJ Department of Community Affairs seeks an experienced, mission-driven professional to serve as a Program Manager in the new state Office on Homelessness Prevention. Reporting to the Director of the Office, the Program Manager will assist the Director in guiding the development of a state plan to address homelessness, including assistance in facilitation of stakeholder and Advisory Task Force meetings.

La Casa de Don Pedro
Communications and Development Specialist
La Casa de Don Pedro is seeking an experienced, highly creative and passionate Communications and Development Specialist to join its Program and Fund Development office who will be responsible for the implementation of the organization’s overall marketing initiatives and communication strategies and supports the Director of Program & Fund Development in other initiatives related to the goals of the unit.

NJ Community Development Corporation
Chief Development Officer
To join the executive leadership team, NJCDC is seeking a Chief Development Officer to oversee all aspects of the organization’s fund-raising, communications, and marketing activities and for serving as the organization’s key external affairs representative to diverse audiences.The Chief Development Officer requires a high performing individual with proven skills in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding corporate and individual donors and foundations, as well as marketing skills and techniques to enhance the organization’s profile. We are seeking a creative, results-oriented, extremely hardworking and self-starting individual who can handle and prioritize multiple activities and responsibilities.

Fair Share Housing Center
Director of Racial Justice Policy
The Director of Racial Justice Policy will play a leadership role in charting the next generation of state and national policy to address critical issues of racial justice, fair housing, climate change, and disaster recovery, coordinating FSHC’s work in this area and collaborating with a diverse range of other groups on the state level and nationally.

Fair Share Housing Center
Housing Access Organizer
The Housing Access Organizer will work with FSHC staff and its allies to ensure fair access to these homes as they are built, working with community groups to ensure that families, especially families of color, and people with disabilities know about and have the opportunity to apply to live in these homes. The Housing Access Organizer will also work with FSHC legal and policy staff to make sure that state and local governments and developers follow laws that require fair access to these applications and non-discrimination in the application process.

Essex Community Land Trust
Executive Director
The Essex Community Land Trust (ECLT) is looking for an executive director to manage the day to day activities of the organization, including growing the organization; raising funds; developing and executing projects; building partnerships with nonprofit, for-profit, and government organization; promoting the CLT concept; and being the face of the organization. Launched in 2011, ECLT strengthen communities by providing permanently affordable housing and financial empowerment opportunities for low- to moderate-income individuals and working families throughout Essex County. ECLT works to provide permanent affordable homeownership opportunities, warn against predatory mortgages; facilitate homeowner and financial success education; diversify neighborhoods; increase the length of deed restrictions; and provide ongoing stewardship over homes located on CLT land.

Ironbound Community Corporation
Full Time Teacher, Early Learning Center/Head Start
This position will help carry out classroom routine while implementing curriculum guide lines and assessing children's needs and progress.

Ironbound Community Corporation
Full Time Therapist, ICC Breaking The Cycle: Domestic Violence Program
This position is responsible for overseeing the daily functions, operations of the Ironbound: Breaking The Cycle (IBTC) program. Coordinate, manage, and work collaboratively with diverse staff members and for delivering high quality services to residents experiencing crisis.

Ironbound Community Corporation
Part-Time Security Guard, Early Learning Center
This position patrols and monitors assigned areas of the facility to ensure the safety and well-being of students, staff and visitors of the agency. They also monitor facility entrance points and watch for irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations.

Ironbound Community Corporation
Teacher's Assistant, Early Learning Center/Head Start
This position will help carry out classroom routine while assisting teacher in implementing curriculum guide lines and assessing children's needs and progress.