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    

Housing Counselor
Parkside Business and Community in Partnership
Parkside Business & Community In Partnership, Inc. is seeking to hire a Housing Counselor. The Housing Counselor will provide assistance and advocacy to families negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020, the State of NJ enacted a moratorium on residential evictions that is set to expire before the end of 2021. Although many have returned to work, residents will face legal demands for unpaid rent or mortgages and the large sum of monies owed could force people to lose their homes. The newly hired Housing Counselor will coordinate advocacy efforts for housing stability, provide referrals, create safety plans, promote financial literacy and recommendations for emergency rental assistance grants, foreclosure assistance programs and other housing assistance needed to overcome housing barriers.

Assistant Community Manager
Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corporation
GSCDC is seeking a candidate to provide program support in the development of affordable housing and neighborhood planning activities. The Assistant Community Manager will assist project mangers with the development of affordable housing projects in various phases as well as assist with operations of the Division. The candidate will also help execute marketing plans for home ownership projects, process applications, determine eligibility and help to close the sale of homes.

Assistant Construction Manager
Saint Joseph's Carpenter Society
SJCS is seeking an assistant construction manager to help oversee lead-safe paint housing repairs in Camden, NJ. The assistant construction manager will assist with the creation of scopes of work, coordination and management of sub-contractors and construction monitoring to ensure that projects are cleared by a third-party lead assessor as “lead-safe”. This position will work closely with the construction Project Manager to ensure that projects are done correctly, on time and on budget. The assistant construction manager may also assist the construction project manager with other forms of housing construction: owner-occupied repairs, substantial rehabilitation of formerly vacant homes and new construction.

Communications Director
NJ Future
NJ Future seeks an experienced communications director and strategic thinker to guide the organization’s communications strategy and oversee its expanding communications and marketing activities. The communications director will manage a collaborative communications team and work closely with the organization’s other directors and staff to amplify and increase public awareness and understanding of New Jersey Future’s work. This position reports directly to the executive director.

Economic Opportunity Coordinator
HANDS, Inc.
The VISTA member will help staff boost organizational capacity to assess economic challenges and opportunities and design, develop and revise strategies that businesses can use to become profitable and homeowners and other residents can use to bolster finances and grow wealth. 

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.

Associate Director of Economic Development
New Brunswick Tomorrow
NBT is seeking an Associate Director to serve as a change agent for community-rooted economic inclusion, particularly for NewBrunswick’s low-income neighborhoods and households. This position will aim to understand the strengths, barriers, and potential of New Brunswick’s local economy, particularly for its small business community and workforce .The Associate Director of Economic Development will be dedicated, in part, to the management and implementation of activities brought forth by NBT’s participation in the State of New Jersey’s Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit Program (NRTC) and Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP).

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.