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 Jessyca Hart at [email protected].

POSITIONS AT MEMBER AND PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS 

Chief Executive Officer
New Community Corporation
New Community Corporation is seeking its next CEO to carry forward its mission and lead the organization to meet the evolving needs of the community. This exciting position reports to and partners with an engaged Board of Directors and has overall responsibility for New Community’s operations and representation to its various stakeholder groups. Duties include advancing the organization’s mission, maintaining a close working partnership with senior staff, supervising and supporting the leadership team, implementing policies, stewarding financial resources, developing and managing partnerships, and being the ‘face’ of New Community Corporation in the community and beyond. The CEO oversees the annual operating budget, which is approximately $35 million.

Director of Property Management
Affordable Housing Alliance
The Director of Property Management (DPM) is responsible for oversight of AHA’s portfolio of 562 affordable housing units across 20 properties in Monmouth County. AHA’s housing portfolio ranges from single family homes to larger LIHTC properties. The DPM leads a team of property management and maintenance staff.

Housing Counselor
The Waterfront Project
The Waterfront Project, Inc. is seeking applications for the position of Housing Counselor, who will provide one-on-one housing counseling to tenants and lead tenant rights workshops. Please note, this position is largely remote for the foreseeable future. For now, all client appointments and tenant workshops are held by phone or video conference. Currently, staff may voluntarily work in the office. Only one staff member is allowed in the office at time. Staff must book their use of the office in advance to ensure there is no overlap of staff. Masks are required at all times when inside the office building. As staff are vaccinated and the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, this position will no longer be remote and counselling will return to in-person sessions.

Director of Housing Development
Affordable Housing Alliance
The Director of Housing Development (DHD) will manage the start‐up and development of AHA’s affordable housing projects. In collaboration with the CEO, the DHD will articulate and implement the strategic vision of the agency as it relates to property development and oversight. The DHD will oversee a pipeline of affordable housing development projects and enhance the strength of the organization by staying abreast of developments in affordable housing and related resources. The DHD will complete funding applications and proposals for capital, design and operational funding. He/she will be responsible for due diligence and compliance for all new housing investment, coordinating with relevant governmental and financial agencies. The DHD will oversee day‐to day administration to successfully complete projects under construction to deliver successful, fully operational affordable housing.

Director of Finance
Garden State Episcopal CDC
GSCDC is seeking a seasoned Director of Finance to help lead the organization forward. The successful candidate will have significant experience in non-profit financial operations and systems including accounting, budgeting, grants management, and managing annual audits. They should be a skilled and thoughtful communicator, able to produce reports and make presentations that convey complex information clearly and accurately. They should be a creative problem solver, have good business acumen, be a good negotiator, and technologically savvy. The Director of Finance will report directly to the Executive Director and will staff the Board of Directors and Executive & Finance Committee meetings. S/he will play a key leadership role in setting policy and managing the overall financial and other operational requirements of the organization. The Director of Finance will lead/manage a finance department of two staff; Accounting Manager and Staff Accountant. S/he will oversee all compliance and recognition for government (city, state and federal) contracts and private grants. S/he must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace.

Bilingual Intake and Outreach Coordinator
NJ Citizen Action Education Fund
NJCAEF is hiring a full‐time, bilingual Intake and Outreach Coordinator. The Intake and Outreach Coordinator (IOC) is responsible for intake and case management of fair housing complaint allegations, technical assistance requests, landlord/tenant complaints, and requests for fair housing information or referrals. The IOC is responsible for designing and implementing trainings and outreach through presentations, webinars, publications, online platforms including social media. Trainings are provided to housing consumers, social service agencies, housing providers, local government, and the general public. The IOC is responsible for publicizing NJCAEF’s fair housing program and services throughout the state and representing NJCAEF at meetings and events.

Executive Director
NJ Advocates for Aging Well
The Executive Director leads, manages, and implements programs based on the mission and strategic direction established by the Board of Trustees. The Executive Director further manages all administrative components of the organization, producing all reports both fiscal and programmatic. Developing an annual budget for approval by the Board. The ED works with other professional, civic, and private organizations with similar missions and goals.

Operations Manager/Assistant to CEO
Homeless Solutions
The Operations Manager/Assistant to CEO role is a full time, onsite , exempt, salaried position based out of our administrative headquarters in Cedar Knolls, NJ. This role will report directly to the CEO and provide an opportunity to work with all facets of our multidimensional organization. This role requires an onsite presence and will work collaboratively with staff to provide onsite support for general office management responsibilities, emergency management planning and onsite administrative support including interaction with the Board of Trustees of Homeless Solutions.

Shelter Security Officer
Homeless Solutions
The Shelter Security Officer at Homeless Solutions is responsible for maintaining order and enforcing rules and regulations in the programs at our Shelter facilities during evening and weekend hours in order to assist in the safe and effective operations of this facility. This is an on site, hourly, non-exempt position reporting to the Shelter Administrator.

Bookkeeper
Homeless Solutions
The Homeless Solutions Bookkeeper will assist the Director of Finance and the finance team in completing tasks related to the day to day accounting for HSI and its related businesses. The Bookkeeper will function as a productive team member of the Finance Department, providing accountability and accuracy in all assigned tasks. This is a full time, onsite, non-exempt position reporting to the Director of Finance.

Residential Support Staff for Shelter Facilities
Homeless Solutions
The Residential Support Staff at Homeless Solutions, Inc. is responsible for providing client services to assist in the safe and effective operation of our Shelter facilities. This role is an on-site,hourly, non-exempt position reporting to the Shelter Administrator and Supportive Housing Administrator. Full and Part time positions are available.

Communications Director
New Jersey Future
New Jersey Future seeks an experienced communications director and strategic thinker to guide the organization’s communications strategy and oversee its expanding communications and marketing activities. 

Development Associate
New Jersey Future
New Jersey Future seeks a skilled, organized, and motivated individual to provide support for activities in development (fundraising/marketing), administration, and communications for this new position. 

Part Time Administrative Assistant
Habitat for Humanity Bergen County
Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County is seeking a Part-Time Administrative Assistant. 25 – 30 hours per week. This position will split their time between the Affiliate office and the Bergen Restore.

President and Chief Executive Officer
La Casa de Don Pedro
La Casa de Don Pedro (La Casa) seeks a President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will further their mission to foster empowerment, cultivate self-sufficiency, and promote community revitalization across historically underserved communities in and around Newark, NJ. Through a wide variety of education and economic development strategies, neighborhood revitalization initiatives, and family stabilization programs, La Casa works to ensure that all of Greater Newark’s diverse residents engage in and benefit from the region’s growing prosperity.