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  

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.

New Jersey Citizen Action
Community Organizers – Temporary
New Jersey Citizen Action is looking to hire two temporary Community Organizers. Organizers will spend at least 70% of the time involved in direct contact with voters, grassroots activists, and small business owners to engage them in advocacy campaigns, ACA enrollment options and voter engagement.

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County
Development Associate
The Development Associate is responsible for creating and supporting a donor-centric climate for charitable giving that broadens the base of support for and deepens the existing financial support for HFHMC. The Associate will report to the Executive Director and collaborate closely with the Marketing/Event and Grant Writing staff, consultants and lead committee members.

Homeless Solutions
Director of Housing Development
The Director of Housing Development will provide vision and oversight for the development, management, and financing of affordable rental housing and other projects that help address homelessness and affordable housing in Morris County, NJ. The role includes supervision of Housing Development staff to ensure a high level of support and services to our tenants. The Director is the lead for project concepts, site selection and acquisition, project approvals, financing, construction, and lease-up. We seek an experienced self-starter who can hit the ground running with an existing pipeline, and take ownership for growing this important component of our organization. Responsibilities also include advocating for affordable housing in the community and partnering with other organizations.

Affordable Housing Alliance
Part-Time Grant Writer
Under the direction of the CEO, the part-time Grant Writer will work to secure funding for the organization by writing grant proposals and providing supporting materials. This is a part-time hourly position (25 hours/week) with a flexible schedule and work from home option.

Affordable Housing Alliance
Communications Specialist
Under the direction of the Director of Administration, the Communications Specialist shall provide communications support within a variety media to create a positive image of the organization and inform the public of the good work they provide.