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 

AmeriCorps 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 AmeriCorps 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 Ashley Jaramillo at [email protected].

POSITIONS AT MEMBER AND PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS   

Housing Justice Organizing Specialist
Housing and Community Development Network of NJ
The housing justice organizing specialist will help our members, the community development sector and policy makers address and remove institutional barriers, including NJ’s racial wealth gap in homeownership and rental housing discrimination and harassment. The specialist will listen to and learn from our members, and those most affected by the lack of safe, affordable places to call home, and support the Network’s efforts to secure housing justice for all. This a field position that requires in person meetings, ability to travel around New Jersey and demonstrated skills for recruitment and retention of Network members and allies.

 

Bilingual Intake and Outreach Coordinator
NJ Citizen Action
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. Essential to this position is the ability to maintain the fair housing database on a daily basis with accurate intake information, to input all follow-up notes and record time
worked in the database

 

East Trenton Community Organizer
East Trenton Collaborative
a community organizer to help us continue the revitalization work in the East Trenton neighborhood. Our efforts include improving the neighborhood’s safety, image, and physical and social conditions; spearheading advocacy efforts; and supporting residents to take leadership roles in making change happen. You will be working directly with residents with the goals of identifying common issues, identifying and developing leaders, and supporting issue-based teams to advocate for change.

Energy & Environmental Health Program Coordinator
Isles
The Energy and Environmental Health Program Coordinator supports the successful delivery of the Isles lead and healthy homes services through assistance with outreach activities, coordination of home visits, verification of customer qualification documents, entry of lead measures in required State database, and submission of invoices to state/federal/local funding sources. This position will work closely with the Energy and Environmental Health Services Manager, Lead & Healthy Homes Evaluators / Case Managers, Lead Construction Managers and other staff engaged in weatherization and lead services. This position interfaces with a variety of organizational personnel, customers, community-based organizations and the general public.

Energy & Environmental Health Services Assistant
Isles
The Energy and Environmental Health Services Assistant supports the successful delivery of the Isles lead and healthy homes services, including customer outreach, lead and healthy homes assessments, applicant intake, documentation and reporting, customer service, and general office support. This position will work closely with the Energy and Environmental Health Services Manager, Energy and Environmental Health Services Coordinator, Lead & Healthy Homes Evaluators / Case Managers, and other staff engaged in weatherization and lead services, such as training and outreach. This position interfaces with a variety of organizational personnel, external agencies, customers and the general public.

Weatherization Field Technician I
Isles
The Weatherization Field Technician I works with the Weatherization Field Technician III, Weatherization (WX) and Lead Program staff as part of a team. The team provides cost-effective, high quality weatherization services to low-income households in Mercer County, NJ. Weatherization Field Technician I assists in conducting energy audits/assessments of eligible low-income residential units; sets up and manages weatherization projects; and conducts in-progress and final inspections of work by heating and energy efficiency subcontractors. This position interfaces with a variety of organizational personnel, external agencies, customers and the general public.

Lead & Healthy Homes Evaluator/Case Manager
Isles
Lead & Healthy Homes Evaluators / Case Managers are frontline workers trained in healthy housing solutions and customer service. They support the successful delivery of the Isles lead, energy and healthy homes services, including customer outreach, lead and healthy homes assessments, applicant intake, documentation and reporting, customer service, and general office support. This position will work closely with the Energy and Environmental Health Services Managers, outreach personnel, Lead Construction Managers and other staff engaged in weatherization and lead services. This position interfaces with a variety of organizational personnel, external agencies, customers and the general public. They should have a close understanding of the community they serve. This trusting relationship enables Lead & Healthy Homes Evaluators / Case Managers to serve as liaison between health, housing and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality of life of residents with whom we work.

Property Manager
Princeton Community Housing
Princeton Community Village in Princeton, NJ is seeking a Property Manager to replace a retiring employee and lead the team at our flagship community. In this position, which begins in March of 2023, you will manage a 264-unit HUD Section 236 property with a NJ Uniform Housing Affordability Controls (N.J.A.C. 5:80-26.1 et seq.) overlay.

Occupancy Specialist
Princeton Community Housing
Princeton Community Village in Princeton, NJ is seeking an Occupancy Specialist to replace a retiring employee and to join our team. In this position, which begins in March of 2023, you will help oversee the occupancy process in a HUD Section 236 property with a NJ Uniform Housing Affordability Controls (N.J.A.C. 5:80-26.1 et seq.) overlay.

Director of Fair Housing
NJ Citizen Action
The individual will supervise the Fair Housing Intake and Testing Coordinators and must have at least 1year of experience as Tester or Test Coordinator. The individual must also be self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, be attentive to details and have good people skills. The individual must be comfortable working in a team environment and have the ability to engage with diverse communities.The individual will be responsible for managing the program, which includes supervising the staff, intake and processing of allegations of discrimination, reviewing and implementing sound testing methodologies, conducting outreach, recruiting and training testers, as well as work with the Test Coordinator to coordinate housing tests to determine the presence of unlawful housing discrimination.

Fair Housing Test Coordinator
NJ Citizen Action
NJCAEF is hiring a full‐time, Test Coordinator (TC), with at least 1 year of experience as a Fair Housing Tester or Test Coordinator, for the fair housing department. Testing is a method of measuring and documenting differences in treatment experienced by home-seekers. The Testing Coordinator is primarily responsible for administering the agency’s testing program as well as advocating for home seekers who have experienced housing discrimination. Working under the direction of the Director, the Testing Coordinator’s primary duty is planning, coordinating and evaluating fair housing testing investigations and maintaining all documentation relating to complaint allegations and investigations. The Test Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Intake Coordinator on intake and case management of fair housing complaint allegations, technical assistance requests, landlord/tenant complaints, and requests for fair housing information or referrals.