SV@Home and Partner Career Opportunities.
SV@Home - Civic Engagement Associate
SV@Home is seeking a resourceful, detail-oriented, and proactive candidate to support its civic engagement and electoral efforts. The Civic Engagement Associate will report to the Civic Engagement Manager.Apply Now
SV@Home - Policy and Research Associate
SV@Home is seeking a motivated, detail oriented, and driven candidate to support our policy
and research efforts. This is a full-time (40 hours/week), exempt position that reports to the
Policy Manager at SV@Home’s offices in Downtown San Jose.Apply Now
City of San Jose - Office and Administrative Support
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation’s best-managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, the City of San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration. The City’s Housing Department is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City’s employees.Apply Now
SFHAC - Development Director
The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition are looking for an inspired, strategic, detail-oriented, project management expert to serve as our Development Director. In this role, you’ll bring our individual and institutional fundraising to the next level and help us build and manage the systems that will allow us to scope, pursue, and secure donations from a wide variety of businesses, organizations, and individuals.
Please send CV/Resumes with a Cover Letter to Corey@sfhac.org. Applications must be received by December 31st, 2019.Apply Now
CALA - Leadership Academy Program Director
CALA is hiring for an exciting new role for someone passionate about the environment and equity with experience conducting powerful, inspiring trainings. Committee for Green Foothills’ reimagined Community Advocates Leadership Academy (CALA) needs its first Program Director. The Leadership Academy Program Director will oversee and implement the CALA training program, alumni program, and evaluation, continuing to build upon CALA for greater impact. The Program Director must be able to design curriculum and conduct trainings for policy campaigns, be organized and detail-oriented, effectively manage multiple projects, and possess exceptional facilitation skills.Apply Now
NPH - Executive Assistant
The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing the Executive Director with administrative support, including managing her schedule; categorizing, sorting, and filing emails and meeting notes; processing paperwork; and other tasks and projects that will support the Executive Director to work efficiently on leading and advancing NPH’s strategic priorities, campaigns, and programmatic goals, and guiding systems and operational structures.
The right candidate for this position will be someone with excellent attention to detail, and who is passionate about creating and maintaining organized systems. The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, be committed to quality work, thrive in a fast-paced environment, take initiative, and have a proactive and collaborative approach to working with colleagues. The Executive Assistant is a full-time employee supervised by the Executive Director.Apply Now
NPH - Advocacy and Community Engagement Manager
The Advocacy & Community Engagement Manager will support the implementation and expansion of our advocacy and engagement initiatives through work that includes data collection and analysis; program development and implementation; coalition building and member engagement; affordable housing resident engagement and voter programs; and campaign administration. The Advocacy & Community Engagement Manager reports to the Director of Advocacy & Community Engagement and works with a collaborative team of NPH staff, as well as with NPH members and advocacy partners. The work of the Advocacy & Community Engagement Manager is critical in helping NPH advance successful advocacy and electoral work. This is an exempt, full-time position.Apply Now
NPH - Content Specialist
Together, the communications team is responsible for managing and growing the organization’s digital communications program; elevating our organizational brand; working in coalition to support and magnify our communications and outreach impact; and helping create and deliver critical education, persuasion, and engagement content that advances bold and meaningful affordable housing solutions and drives racial equity and housing justice. Communications Specialists are mid-level employees who bring specialist knowledge to their communications role. They should have strong general communications knowledge, skills, and experience as foundational background for their work; the specialist designation should match and elevate team members’ particular strengths and interest areas within a collaborative team environment. A successful Content Specialist should have a gift for writing and a strong eye for visual design and layout. This person should have a knack for storytelling and the ability to shape housing messages and collateral that will inspire voters, persuade lawmakers, mobilize supporters, help win advocacy and ballot measure campaigns, and engage and support our member network. The Content Specialist is a full-time employee supervised by the Communications Director and collaborates closely with NPH staff, members, and coalition partners.Apply Now
NPH - Digital Communications Specialist
Together, the communications team is responsible for managing and growing the organization’s digital communications program; elevating our organizational brand; working in coalition to support and magnify our communications and outreach impact; and helping create and deliver critical education, persuasion, and engagement content that advances bold and meaningful affordable housing solutions and drives racial equity and housing justice. Communications Specialists are mid-level employees who bring specialist knowledge to their communications role. They should have strong general communications knowledge, skills, and experience as foundational background for their work; the specialist designation should match and elevate team members’ specific strengths and interest areas within a collaborative team environment. A successful Digital Communications Specialist will also love digital communications and have experience running email and social media programs, familiarity in CRMs (ideally, Salsa Engage and Salesforce), social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), and WordPress. The Digital Communications Specialist is a full-time employee supervised by the Communications Director and collaborates closely with NPH staff, members, and coalition partners.Apply Now
SPUR - Economic Policy Director
Through research, education and advocacy, SPUR promotes good planning and good government in the San Francisco Bay Area. We bring people together from across the political spectrum to develop solutions to the big problems cities face. With offices in San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland, we are recognized as a leading civic planning organization and respected for our independent and holistic approach to urban issues.
SPUR works to create both a prosperous and equitable region. The Economic Policy Director would lead SPUR’s work to develop and implement an agenda for shared prosperity, both at the city-scale in San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose and across the Bay Area. The Economic Policy Director must be deeply committed to both prosperity and equity in their work.
Over the first 18 months, the Economic Policy Director would be responsible for working with SPUR’s staff, board and community of experts to develop an ambitious and visionary 50-year strategy for shared prosperity in the Bay Area. This work represents a unique opportunity to work on some of the biggest challenges we face as a region, and to develop solutions of a scale which match the scale of the problems.
Destination: Home - Community Engagement Specialist
Destination: Home is hiring a Community Engagement Specialist to support public outreach and civic engagement activities, including the Housing Ready Communities initiative. Desired skills and experience include: experience working in partnership with people who are experiencing or have experienced homelessness; exceptional public presentation skills; and experience developing infographics, creating custom Google Maps, photographing events, and managing social media campaigns.
Destination: Home is a public-private partnership serving as the backbone organization for collective impact strategies to end and prevent homelessness in Santa Clara County. The Housing Ready Communities initiative brings together neighbors, community groups, faith communities, nonprofit organizations, housing developers and government to increase public education and support new supportive housing and extremely-low income affordable housing.Apply Now
Housing Trust - Treasury Financial Analyst
Are you a proven financial analyst looking to learn new skills in treasury, cash management, and reporting while making a positive impact on one of the most serious crises facing our region? Are you analytical, dedicated, and mission driven? Do you take pride in your work and thrive in a collaborative environment? If so, Housing Trust Silicon Valley is the place for you.
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you’ll contribute to the Housing Trust’s success through increasing efficiency of treasury operations, providing budgeting and financial analysis support, and providing investor/lender reporting.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is interested in an analytical role requiring extensive cash management and reporting. Who will be successful in this role? Someone who works independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Someone who enjoys working on a variety of projects, taking ownership of coordinating and delivering results including an impact on the bottom line. Someone who is interested in learning about affordable housing, investments, and forecasting. Perhaps, someone like you?Apply Now
Housing Trust - ADU Lending Manager
Are you a creative real estate or lending professional looking to have a positive impact on the biggest challenge facing our region? Are you dedicated and mission driven? And, do you take pride in your work and thrive in a collaborative environment with people who also exhibit these qualities? If so, Housing Trust Silicon Valley is the place for you.
As ADU Lending Manager, you will report to the Chief Lending Officer and lead the design and implementation of new ADU outreach and lending programs. ADUs are going to be a critical tool in alleviating the state’s housing crisis – they can be built at a relatively low cost and with little impact on neighborhood character. However, the missing link is getting information to the public about how to develop ADUs and providing construction and bridge financing to homeowners to cover the cost of construction. Providing alternative tools for increasing affordable housing supply is a high priority for the Housing Trust. We have been recognized in City of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s Housing Plan as a partner on ADUs and have received seed capital from JP Morgan Chase from their PRO Neighborhoods program, in collaboration with Genesis LA.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is interested in effecting meaningful change on one of the most pressing issues facing our region – creation and preservation of housing for low- to middle-income people. Who will be successful in this role? Someone who enjoys innovating creative housing finance solutions that have real world use. Someone who has experience administering residential lending products for construction or renovation to homeowners. Someone who has experience driving a project through from the beginning research stages to successful execution. Someone who likes working with stakeholders to gather research and feedback, ultimately resulting in more effective outcomes. Someone who works independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Perhaps, someone like you?Apply Now
Housing Trust - Senior Compliance & Risk Specialist
Do you want to make a positive impact in the region by helping to create affordable housing opportunities? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a high performing team? Do you take pride in being precise and paying attention to the details? If you responded “yes”, this is the job for you. Reporting to the Chief Impact Officer (CIO), the Senior Compliance & Risk Specialist is a newly created position that focuses on risk management as the company launches a systematic view to enterprise risk. Working closely with the CIO, the Senior Compliance & Risk Specialist will view risk holistically and horizontally across the company in order to ensure sound risk management practices are in place to support the company’s strategic vision and practices. The Senior Compliance & Risk Specialist will eventually be responsible for ongoing enterprise risk assessment project management. The Senior Compliance & Risk Specialist will also be responsible for loan portfolio monitoring, compliance, and reporting on the portfolios serviced for other agencies and will work with the agencies to ensure contracts are fully met. The Senior Compliance & Risk Specialist will work with a variety of external clients, including staff from local jurisdictions and nonprofit developers. Your internal clients will consist of staff from the lending and finance departments as well as senior staff of the organization.Apply Now
Housing Trust - Staff Accountant
Are you a proven Staff Accountant looking to learn new skills in accounting and reporting while making a positive impact on one of the most serious crises facing our region? Are you analytical, dedicated, and mission driven? Do you take pride in your work and thrive in a collaborative environment? If so, Housing Trust Silicon Valley is the place for you.
Reporting to the Accounting Manager, you will ensure that payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash receipts are processed and recorded accurately. You will work with all departments to ensure timely and accurate information is included in our financials and that policies and procedures are followed closely.Apply Now
Management Analyst - Community Development
The Management Analyst for the Community Development/Housing Division will plan, organize, manage, and oversee data and activities related to real property owned and leased by the City of Santa Clara and its Housing Authority. They will be responsible for oversight of City real property records, developing disposition and development agreements, resolving title matters, providing market value estimates, database creation & management and developing policy approaches to strategic real property initiative. In addition to knowledge below, experience in Real Estate Asset Management, Compliance, Affordable Housing Development, and Finance is highly desirable.Apply Now
The Kelsey - Director of Finance and Operations
The Director of Finance and Operations will oversee all areas of the operations, financial management, and funding strategy for The Kelsey as we create inclusive mixed ability, mixed income communities in the Bay Area and beyond. Candidates will balance day-to-day leadership and management of project financing and organization operations with our long-term vision for growth, scale, and impact. As a critical early team member, this person will help shape the organization’s strategy and vision, providing input on operating issues, growth areas, and financing opportunities. The ideal candidate has worked in real estate development, city or regional government, and/or housing finance. Individuals who have related experience and a willingness to learn and grow quickly are welcome to apply. Candidates are eager to apply your skills to an entrepreneurial project addressing a critical housing crisis with an innovative new approach utilizing public-private partnership. They’re curious, driven, passionate, and able to manage projects across stakeholders, focus areas, and sectors.Apply Now
The Kelsey - Community Coordinator (San Jose)
Community Coordinator (San Jose) will lead inclusive community programming in connection with The Kelsey’s housing development work in San Jose. They’ll coordinate and manage effective community partnerships that support The Kelsey’s vision for inclusive community. To do so, they will identify partners, organizations, and individuals who can benefit from and contribute to The Kelsey’s mission and implement programming that engages them in impactful and sustainable ways. On an ongoing basis, the Community Coordinator will design and manage community events that connect individuals with and without disabilities, raise awareness of key disability justice issues, and promote inclusive community. They will support The Kelsey’s staff and board on ongoing fundraising, community outreach, and advocacy efforts.Apply Now
The Kelsey - Community Coordinator (San Francisco)
Community Coordinator (San Francisco) will lead inclusive community programming in connection with The Kelsey’s housing development work in San Francisco. They’ll coordinate and manage effective community partnerships that support The Kelsey’s vision for inclusive community. To do so, they will identify partners, organizations, and individuals who can benefit from and contribute to The Kelsey’s mission and implement programming that engages them in impactful and sustainable ways. On an ongoing basis, the Community Coordinator will design and manage community events that connect individuals with and without disabilities, raise awareness of key disability justice issues, and promote inclusive community. They will support The Kelsey’s staff and board on ongoing fundraising, community outreach, and advocacy efforts.Apply Now
The Kelsey - Advocacy and Outreach Manager
Advocacy and Outreach Manager will represent The Kelsey in local, state, and national advocacy efforts related to disability justice, affordable housing, and inclusion in cities. They will serve as a liaison between The Kelsey and community members, allied organizations, policymakers, and key partners. They will represent The Kelsey on committees, at conferences, and at political events and programs. Focused on key policy efforts, they will support development of advocacy strategy and work with partners and consultants on legislative agendas, funding requests, and organizing efforts. The ideal candidate has experience with organizing and policy advocacy, particularly in areas of social justice, housing policy, disability rights, and/or economic opportunity. They understand the disability community and key policies, history, and legislative issues. They have an ability to work and communicate with diverse stakeholders, many with intersectional identities as well as strong public speaking and presentation skills.
Full-time. Flexibility to work remotely as desired. In person required 2-3 days weekly in Bay Area.Apply Now
Executive Director, Recovery Café
In Leadership, the Executive Director will:
- Model exceptional character to the staff, members and larger community through a deep commitment to exemplary ethical conduct and demonstrated expertise in cultural competencies, related, but not limited to, race, gender identity, disability (physical or mental), religion, or sexual orientation.
- Cultivate a healthy community and culture within Recovery Café San Jose and challenge the organization to live up to its vision, mission and guiding principles.
In budget and finance, the Executive Director will:
- Hold primary responsibility for developing and sustaining adequate resources to support the organization through strategic fundraising and resource development practices.
- Develop a fundraising structure for the organization, assist Board Members and volunteers to become effective fundraisers, and raise major gifts. Will lead the organization in obtaining funding resources from individual gifts, grants, events and government contracts.
- Assure that sound financial procedures and practices are followed and communicated with Financial Officer/Treasurer.
- Propose an annual budget to the Board; communicate the objectives, initiatives and assumptions of the budget; and, conduct financial operations within the parameters of the budget approved by the Board of Directors.
In communications, the Executive Director will:
- Be the public face of the organization by representing the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, organizations, and the general public.
- Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups, organizations, and strategic partners.
- Acknowledge and maintain communication with the organization’s donors, volunteers and supporters.
In leadership of staff, the Executive Director will:
- Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.
- Ensure that job descriptions are developed, that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are in place.
- Lead staff and volunteers in a way that makes them, and the members, better. Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates people who demonstrate exceptional emotional commitment to the mission of RCSJ.
In General Administrative functions, the Executive Director will:
- Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
- Provide leadership in developing organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the board.
- Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
- Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.