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 

Executive Director
NJ Advocates for Aging Well
The Executive Director leads, manages, and implements programs based on the mission and strategic direction established by the Board of Trustees. The Executive Director further manages all administrative components of the organization, producing all reports both fiscal and programmatic. Developing an annual budget for approval by the Board. The ED works with other professional, civic, and private organizations with similar missions and goals.

Communications Director
New Jersey Future
New Jersey Future seeks an experienced communications director and strategic thinker to guide the organization’s communications strategy and oversee its expanding communications and marketing activities. 

Communications Specialist
New Jersey Future
New Jersey Future seeks an experienced communications professional who is a proficient, organized, and inspired writer and editor to support the organization’s expanding communications and marketing activities for this new position. 

Development Associate
New Jersey Future
New Jersey Future seeks a skilled, organized, and motivated individual to provide support for activities in development (fundraising/marketing), administration, and communications for this new position. 

Spring Intern – Strategy & Advocacy Department
Reinvestment Fund
Reinvestment Fund is currently hiring a graduate intern within the Strategy & Advocacy Department to support the Program Initiatives team. Building Healthier, More Equitable Communities (BHEC) is a an initiative of Reinvestment Fund, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, that seeks to increase and influence equitable investments in built environment projects that improve well-being and health in four cities in New Jersey: Asbury Park, Camden, Newark, and Paterson. The Invest Health initiative is a program working on aligned topics with 50 small- to mid-sized cities across the US, that is currently focusing on sustaining the work done by city teams in its final phase.

Part Time Administrative Assistant
Habitat for Humanity Bergen County
Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County is seeking a Part-Time Administrative Assistant. 25 – 30 hours per week. This position will split their time between the Affiliate office and the Bergen Restore.

President and Chief Executive Officer
La Casa de Don Pedro
La Casa de Don Pedro (La Casa) seeks a President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will further their mission to foster empowerment, cultivate self-sufficiency, and promote community revitalization across historically underserved communities in and around Newark, NJ. Through a wide variety of education and economic development strategies, neighborhood revitalization initiatives, and family stabilization programs, La Casa works to ensure that all of Greater Newark’s diverse residents engage in and benefit from the region’s growing prosperity. 

Bilingual Financial Coach
New Jersey Citizen Action
The Financial Coach, with supervision and support from the program director, will provide one-on-one personal finance coaching services to low- and moderate-income individuals primarily in the geographic areas of Essex, Middlesex and Union Counties. Coaches provide strategies and resources to help clients reach financial goals including building savings, reducing debt, and improving credit.

Director of Family Services and Neighborhood Revitalization
Habitat for Humanity Burlington & Mercer Counties
This position is an integral part of the HFHBMC organization with responsibilities for managing the processes, staff, data, and budget for both the Homeownership and Repair programs for HFHBMC. The DirFS/NR will have primary responsibility for three essential components of the Habitat project lifecycle: engagement, intake, and selection/program management for both the Homeownership and Repair programs. The DirFS/NR will be responsible for developing and implementing the engagement strategies and recruitment of potential partner families for Habitat programs. The DirFS/NR will manage program staff and provide supervision for all case management responsibilities and funding from time of first contact until the Habitat project is closed. As a member of the senior management team, the DirFS/NR works in close coordination with other department heads to create the vision and strategic direction of the organization. The DirFS/NR will also collaborate with other Habitat staff members, the Family Services Committee, and community organizations. This position reports to the CEO.