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 Terri Benson at [email protected].

POSITIONS AT MEMBER AND PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS 

 

NJ Citizen Action
Tax Preparers
Over the past 14 years, NJCA has provided free, quality tax return preparation for low and moderate individuals and families. New Jersey Citizen Action is now accepting resumes for temporary Tax Preparers to work in our various locations. Flexible hours are available Mondays to Saturdays. Training classes are available.

 

La Casa de Don Pedro
Community Engagement Specialist
This position will identify and meet with key Lower Broadway leaders through block associations, faith-based institutions, and local schools, as well as informal leaders in different sectors to acquire an understanding of the community’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Also, develop a strategy to create and support local infrastructure such as block clubs, affinity groups, tenant associations, and school parent organizations. They will also coordinate with local public safety and municipal offices to create strategies that address local concerns.

La Casa de Don Pedro
HUD-Certified Housing Counselor
The person in this position will provide clients with quality housing counseling services in accordance with HUD Housing Counseling Standards. 

HANDS, Inc.
Economic Opportunity Coordinator VISTA
The individual in this position will empower business owners, homeowners and everyday residents to take control of their financial future. The VISTA will assist in launching programs to aid small businesses with training and access to capital, assist homeowners to maintain and enhance their largest asset and help individuals and families to increase their capability to accumulate savings and plan their financial future.

HANDS, Inc.
Information Management Coordinator VISTA
The individual in this position will accelerate the impact of neighborhood development initiatives by building HANDS' capacity to use data to execute smart team-based projects and enhance organizational effectiveness. Pairing smart information management with smart project management will embed data-driven decision making into the way we operate as an organization. The VISTA will help build a coherent information management system, establish protocols that align the system with project management practices, and support staff to maximize their community impact.

Camden Community Development Association
Executive Director
The Camden Community Development Association (CCDA) is comprised of community development corporations operating throughout Camden neighborhoods working in partnership to revitalize the City of Camden on issues related to community development, housing, and neighborhood stability through a lens of diversity and equity. The Executive Director is the lead spokesperson for the organization and is expected to demonstrate strong leadership in the areas of organizational development, advocacy, communications, public policy development, fundraising, and program and personnel management.

Affordable Housing Alliance
Housing Counseling Specialist
Under the direction of the Director of Housing Outreach Department, the cross-trained Housing Counseling Specialist provides one-on-one homebuyer, reverse mortgage, mortgage default/delinquency counseling, and disaster recovery counseling. The Housing Counseling Specialist, well-educated in the fields of housing and finances, shall guide each client through the process to achieve their housing goals. The duty of the housing counselor is to ensure each client is educated in their rights, options and resources, and to encourage long-term sustainability and financial empowerment.

New Jersey Community Capital
CAPC - Asset Coordination Fellow
Community Asset Preservation Corporation (CAPC) is the first nonprofit entity equipped with the financial strength, regional reach, and real estate expertise to arrange acquisition of pools of foreclosed properties and distressed assets. The Asset Coordination Fellow will be a key support for the organization's efforts of acquiring and rehabilitating single-family homes across New Jersey.

The Waterfront Project
Foreclosure Prevention Counselor
The Waterfront Project, Inc. (WFP) is establishing a Foreclosure Prevention Project. Hudson County residents are experiencing an unprecedented loss of income due to the COVID-19 health crisis, impeding their ability to keep current with their mortgage. While a temporary statewide moratorium on foreclosures has relieved homeowners from the immediate threat of foreclosure, WFP anticipates a surge in homeowners who will need assistance to keep their homes when the moratorium is lifted. The Waterfront Project, Inc. is seeking applications for the position of Foreclosure Prevention Housing Counselor, who will provide face to face, phone or internet counseling to homeowners on the foreclosure process and lead foreclosure prevention workshops. 

Isles, Inc.
CEO
Isles, Inc. seeks an exceptional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organization to create pathways to self-reliance for all of the greater Trenton community. Founder Marty Johnson has successfully led Isles for 39 years, and will offer invaluable support to the new executive throughout the transition process.