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 

Communications Associate
HCDNNJ
The Housing & Community Development Network of New Jersey, the statewide association of housing and community development organizations, seeks a communications associate to join our dedicated staff for this full or part-time position. The successful candidate will have strong writing skills, demonstrated experience with digital communications and a commitment to racial, economic and social justice. We actively seek professionals who have a proven ability to manage their time, execute deliverables and work well as part of a team. Our staff is comprised of lifelong learners, who demonstrate strong attention to detail and organization and meet deadlines while managing multiple projects. The Network offers flexible hours, family friendly work policies and opportunities to work remotely for many positions.

Policy Associate
HCDNNJ
The Network seeks a policy associate to join our dedicated staff for this full or part-time position. The successful candidate will have strong writing skills, demonstrated experience with policy analysis and advocacy, and a commitment to racial, economic and social justice. We actively seek professionals who have a proven ability to manage their time, execute deliverables and work well as part of a team. Our staff is comprised of lifelong learners, who demonstrate strong attention to detail and organization and meet deadlines while managing multiple projects. The Network offers flexible hours, family friendly work policies and opportunities to work remotely for many positions. 

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    

Environmental Justice Organizer
Ironbound Community Corporation
The Environmental Justice Organizer will mainly work with community members, organization partners, and staff within ICC. As an organizer, you will oversee bringing community members together, help spread the word on current issues, and help build political power to fight against these issues. Read More

Housing Justice Program & Policy Manager
Ironbound Community Corporation 
The Housing Justice Program and Policy Manager position would ensure that The City of Newark, and its residents, are moving forward in an equitable manner, where all residents, regardless of income, are able to enjoy the opportunities that new development brings to the city. Read More

Trenton Neighborhood Initiative Program Manager
Trenton Health Team
The Trenton Neighborhood Initiative (TNI) Program Manager is responsible for developing and managing programs as part of the Trenton Neighborhood Initiative. TNI is a collaboration between Capital Health and Trenton Health Team to invest in transformative action in Battle Monument/North Trenton, Trenton’s Choice Neighborhood. TNI will also create systemic city-wide change to strategically address vacant lots and abandoned buildings, and to eliminate the risk of child lead poisoning.

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.

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.

Business Development Executive
Cort Furniture
Career opportunity with CORT furniture. Seeking a Business Development Executive to work directly with the Supportive and Transitional housing industry. Interested individuals can reach out directly to Marilyn Ticktin at [email protected] for additional job information. 

Digital Organizer
New Jersey Citizen Action
New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) is seeking a Digital Organizer to oversee and execute strategies to increase NJCA's online presence, network of supporters and service program participants, and build power for NJCA so they can successfully achieve social change for low and moderate income families and people of color.

Lead-Free NJ Program Manager
New Jersey Future
New Jersey Future is seeking an organized, motivated individual to manage day-to-day operations of Lead-Free NJ, and exciting new collaborative working to ensure that children are free from lead poisoning through changes to state and local policy.

Homeless Solutions
Open Positions:
Occupancy Specialist
Property Manager
Residential Support Staff
Program Operations Assistant
Program Assistant, Men and Safe Haven Programs