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 

Finance Coordinator
Under the direction of the VP/COO, the Finance Coordinator works closely with other Network staff to strengthen the capacity of our member and partner organizations. This position requires attention to addressing and complying with regulations, donor requirements, generally accepted principals related to financial and administrative management. In addition s/he will demonstrate strong self-motivation and work ethic. 

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     

Shelterforce
Administrative and Communications Assistant
Shelterforce is looking for an administrative assistant. In addition to general office administrative activities (phones, office organization and maintenance), the assistant will also be responsible for maintaining computer equipment, job ad management, invoicing and banking, keeping tabs on circulation, managing board activities and logistics for meetings, and other tasks as needed to keep things humming and support the work of the rest of the staff.

Shelterforce
Operations and Marketing Manager
The successful candidate will be responsible for increasing earned income from advertising, circulation, editorial services, and donations; performing analytics and developing plans based on that analysis; fundraising including grants management, research, and proposal writing; office operations including board management, finance, and various HR activities. The person in this position will work closely with the publisher, taking over completely some tasks and assisting on others.

NJ Community Development Corporation
Community Development Associate
An entry-level position, the CDA will work with agency leadership to assist in the implementation and execution of programs, services, and plans. Particular emphasis will be placed on starting up new initiatives. Successful candidates will have strong organizational, writing, and project implementation skills. A bachelor's degree is required and experience in community development or a related field is preferred. Salary: Commensurate with experience. 

CORT Furniture
Retail Account Representative / Supportive and Transitional Housing
CORT Furniture seeks a Retail Account Representative to establish and maintain a consultative relationship with prospective, new and exisiting clients. This position will also develop business proposals and follow-up stategies to support how CORT products and services meet customers' needs and much more.

Affordable Housing Alliance
Home Purchase, HECM & Foreclosure Intervention
Under the direction of the Director of Housing Outreach Department, the cross-trained Housing Counseling Specialist provides homebuyer, reverse mortgage HECM and foreclosure prevention counseling, one on one counseling for home purchase, home equity and mortgage loan modification assistance through lender/investor(s) and any other assistance programs available to assist both home buyers and homeowners with attaining and/or preserving their investment. Required to participate in coordinating and presenting at agency-sponsored education workshops and outreach events. The counselor acts as a liaison between the clients and lender representatives. 

Affordable Housing Alliance
Agent Controls Specialist
Under the direction of the Director of Housing Outreach, the Administrative Agent Controls Specialist is responsible for overseeing day to day administrative activities as it relates to supporting agency municipal and developer affordable housing contracts to oversee and ensure affordability unit controls and maintain units’ creditworthiness and required administrative agent tasks for all rentals, sales, and rehabilitation programs.

Isles, Inc.
Director, Community Planning & Development
Isles is seeking an experienced leader with non-profit community development / urban planning / real estate experience to serve as Director, Community Planning & Development. This position plays a critical role in Isles’ long-term success by developing, implementing and managing innovative programs and services that achieve resident-led neighborhood revitalization. We seek a creative, flexible, self-directed individual who can work collaboratively with Isles staff, community stakeholders, funders and partners, including state and local government, academic institutions, local businesses, other non-profits, and residents.

Isles, Inc.
Clean Energy Advocate
Isles is seeking a leader with knowledge and experience in public policy and in renewal energy issues and market, especially emerging trends in EV and community solar. The Clean Energy Advocate will lay the groundwork for leading edge programs and policies around renewable energy projects in low-income communities like Trenton. Projects to be developed include inclusive EV car projects and both rooftop and community solar utilization projects.

Ironbound Community Corporation
Volunteer and Community Partnership Coordinator
CC is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as our Volunteer and Community Partnership Coordinator with our FSC Program, based at our Cortland Street Family Success Center. In order to expand available services for residents, she/he will integrate into the local community to build relationships with parents, the faith community, businesses, advocates-as well as key as key stakeholders, from the neighborhoods’ schools and service providers to local and county government and other agencies. The coordinator will also recruit volunteers; coordinate door-to-door outreach; and conduct, orientation and training for volunteers/outreach workers. The position also involves work with individuals seeking services. The Coordinator will occasionally conduct intake and prescreening assessment of residents in need to determine how they may be helped by Family Success Center staff or to offer information and/or referral services.

NJ Future
Planning Manager
The planning manager is a full-time or part-time position for an individual with significant planning experience who wants to make a positive impact on the sustainable growth and development of communities throughout New Jersey. New Jersey Future seeks a planning manager to oversee the growth and development of several existing program areas, identify new and complimentary opportunities, serve as an educator and advocate and engage in direct service provision.