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 

Healthy Homes & Communities Project Coordinator
The Housing & Community Development Network of New Jersey is the statewide association of more than 250 nonprofit community development corporations, individuals and other organizations working to promote affordable housing, economic opportunity, neighborhood revitalization and social justice in New Jersey. Our staff works to assure that CDCs, municipalities and community residents have the tools they need, including knowledge, support and resources, to rejuvenate their neighborhoods, build strong organizations and thrive, including having equitable access to secure a healthy built environment. The Network is deepening our capacity to align the community development and health sectors around the social determinants of health, especially housing. Read more

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     

NJ Community Capital
Various AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC)
Therapist (LSW or LCSW)
The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) 
Breaking the Cycle therapist will work with the Breaking the Cycle team to identify victims of domestic violence (adults and children) in crisis who need case management, support services, advocacy , relocation and therapeutic counseling. The therapist will provide culturally sensitive individual short term therapy as their primary service goal but they will also lead or co-lead a series of workshops based on the Active Parenting and YES youth curriculum. Read more

The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC)
Family Partner/ Administrative Assistant
ICC is seeking a full-time Family Partner/Administrative Assistant who is responsible for answering phones, monitoring the reception function and staffing and greeting visitors. This person will pre-screen individuals to determine how they may be helped by Family Success Center staff or through other referral services to residents in need. The day-to-day responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: conducting intake and assessment of residents on an as needed basis; linking residents to available information and referral services; perform data entry, schedule calendar of events and provide clerical support to staff as needed.
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The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC)
Tax Preparer
The tax preparer will provide free income tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers. Tax preparer has the responsibility to provide high quality service and uphold the highest of ethical standards. Will provide on-site review of all tax returns completed by other VITA preparers at Ironbound.  Read more

Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC)
Human Resources Manager

With the support of the administrative team, s/he will be responsible for building a human resources function at ICC. Responsibilities will range from ensuring legal compliance with federal and state employment law and workplace regulations to supporting the development and maintenance of a healthy organizational culture reflective of ICC’s values (empathy, mutual respect, fairness and transparency, commitment to excellence, and accountability) and longtime commitment to equity and justice. Read more

Leviticus Fund
Director of Lending
The Director of Lending is a member of the management team and, working in collaboration with the Executive Director, has responsibility for Leviticus’ strategic lending program including: (i) loan production, design and implementation of new and updated financial products and services that are responsive to nonprofit borrowing needs in our footprint (ii) portfolio management, loan policies and systems. Read More