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CCCS Counselor - Action Pathways, Inc.
Type: Part Time/Non Exempt
Department/Location: CCCS/Fayetteville Branch Office
Entry: $18.00 per hr
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling or related field and 2 to 4
years professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and
Conditions of Employment:
Background check with state and Federal law enforcement
agency required. Selected applicant must submit to a pre-employment substance
abuse screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs and
alcohol as specified in agency policies. Must submit and receive negative
results for random testing of same. Must be able to pass a post offer physical
Action Pathways, Inc. is an “at-will” employer. Either the
employee or Action Pathways, Inc. may terminate the employment arrangement at
any time, with or without cause.
Management has the exclusive right to alter this job
description at any time without notice. The job description or announcement is
not an employment agreement or contract.
General Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides financial counseling to individuals in debt and
provides housing advice and assistance.
- Confers with client to identify the financial goals and ascertain
the available monthly income after living expenses to meet credit obligations.
- Establishes payment priorities to assist the client
overcome their financial indebtedness.
- Counsel client on financial problems. Educate the client
in sound financial principles. Assists clients to identify and modify
ineffective money management behaviors.
- Assists the clients to develop and revise a personalized
action plan to achieve their financial goals. Provides follow-up case
management as the clients work through their financial challenges.
- Conducts group presentations on financial and housing
related topics as directed.
- Promotes the agency at community functions and trade
Applicant must be able to:
- Read, analyze and interpret business publications. Speak
persuasively to groups of stakeholders. Listens to others and obtains
clarification as needed. Writes informatively. Edits work.
- Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest,
- Define problems, interpret data and establish facts.
Exercise good judgment in evaluating.
- Understand and use computer software applications.
- Understand customs and relationships in the business and
- Ability to speak and write fluently in Spanish is a plus
Consumer Credit Counseling Certification from NFCC; Housing
Counseling certificate from NCAHC; Reverse Equity certificate and Predatory
Lending certificate from NCHFA or ability to successfully complete
certification exams within 12 months required. Employee must maintain all
How to Apply:
Applications may be obtained at Action Pathways, Inc., 316
Green Street, Fayetteville, NC or download an employment application at
www.Action Pathways.ngo. Applications and resumes must be received by 4:00 pm
on the application closing date listed in the announcement. Please direct all
applications to the attention of the Human Resources Department.
“An Equal Opportunity Employer”
Action Pathways, Inc. hires only United States citizens and
lawfully authorized aliens who are in compliance with the
Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Coordinator- Wake County
The DAAS Regional Housing Coordinator position in Wake
County is now posted at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1404753/regional-housing-coordinator.
POSITION NUMBER: 60037806
DEPARTMENT: Dept of Health and Human Services
SALARY RANGE: $39,632.00 - $63,372.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $39,632.00 - $63,372.00
SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 70
COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
WORK LOCATION: Wake County
OPENING DATE: 04/08/16
CLOSING DATE: 04/15/16 5:00 PM Eastern Time
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
(DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with
approximately 18,000 employees. It is
responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North
Carolinians, providing human service needs for special populations including
individuals who are deaf, blind, developmentally disabled and mentally ill, and
helping poor North Carolinians achieve economic independence.
The DHHS Division of Aging and Adult Services is responsible
for State oversight of the 100 county departments of social services' (DSS)
aging and adult social services programs and two Special Assistance benefits
The primary purpose of the Regional Housing Coordinator
position is to effectively implement the NC Targeting Program across supportive
housing initiatives. The Regional Housing Coordinator will work directly with
private property management companies, local public and private aging,
disability and homeless provider agencies; hospital discharge workers,
MCO/LME's and Money Follows the Person transition. The position will help to
further the Department's agenda on implementing evidence-based best practice in
supportive housing for a range of populations as part of the Department's
Olmstead Plan implementation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:
knowledge of housing and homeless programs, barriers to accessing and
maintaining housing, and community based supportive services needed to assist
individuals in overcoming these barriers.
knowledge of affordable housing policy, affordable housing financing, fair
housing law, the community-based human
service infrastructure, consumer preferences related to housing, and the
performance goals outlined in the 2012 US Department of Justice Settlement
Agreement with the State of NC.
of evidence based supported housing models for adults with disabilities and the
ability to translate that knowledge into programs
of the challenges facing public-private partnerships involving private sector
property managers and landlords
of the strengths and limitations of the current affordable housing delivery
system, especially as they relate to NC DHHS
of public funding streams for affordable housing
of primary features of various low income housing financing tools and supported
knowledge of NC Landlord Tenant and Fair Housing Law
ability to interpret Federal and State laws and administrative rules and
regulations governing these programs and the funding sources that support them
verbal and written communication skills
analytical thinking, problem solving and judgment skills
using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and Microsoft Office
prefers applicants with a Master's degree in social work, public administration
or public health, and 5 years' experience in a human services agency, homeless
services program, affordable housing and/or supportive housing.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
(Planner) a master's degree in public or human services
administration or a human services programmatic field, preferably with course
work in human services planning, and one year of experience in human service
program planning or administration; or graduation from a four-year college or
university and three years of administrative or consultative experience in a
human service program; or an equivalent combination of education and
experience. (Evaluator) a master's degree in the field of psychology,
sociology, or social work and one year of experience in research and
evaluation, using statistical methodologies, in human service programs; or
graduation from a four-year college or university and three years experience in
research, evaluation, and statistical application in the human service field;
or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION:
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects
applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities
without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age,
disability, political affiliation or political influence.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited
institutions. Transcripts, degree
evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application. Applicants who obtained their education
outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume
responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a
degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United
Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes
may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a
fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying
credit. "See Resume" or
"See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.
If multiple applications are submitted to an individual
position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting
closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the
Homeownership Programs Director - Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity seeks a Homeownership Programs Director.
This is a full time position with competitive pay and benefits. Read
below for complete details. To apply, email cover letter and resume to email@example.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please. EOE.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Homeownership Programs
Director will provide leadership and direction for all operations of
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity’s (AAHH) Homeownership Programs
including program outreach and selection, home buyer education, mortgage
origination, underwriting, post-closing support and portfolio
- Manage Homeownership Program staff to meet the affiliate strategic and annual goals for the department.
- Manage all aspects of the Homeownership Program department, from
recruitment of families through the closing process, as related to
AAHH’s new homeownership and home improvement programs.
- Ensure all aspects of AAHH’s loan processing for homeownership and
home improvement are in compliance with all municipal, state and federal
- Monitor the performance of AAHH’s mortgage portfolio and collaborate
with the AAHH finance department and outside loan servicer to address
- Ensure AAHH’s sweat equity requirements are met in a timely manner.
- Provide direction for the design and implementation of AAHH’s Homeowner Education Program.
- Manage the collection and sharing of data and stories as needed for
evaluation, reporting, resource development, advocacy, and
- Ensure Homeownership Program reporting meets the needs of the affiliate and Habitat for Humanity International.
- Ensure established and new Homeowner Associations in AAHH communities are offered the support they need to be effective.
- Serve as the staff liaison for all Family Service Committees.
- Create and oversee the annual Homeownership Program operational budget.
- Cultivate relationships with local housing providers and
community-based organizations to advance the goals of the Homeownership
- Create and oversee the implementation of annual outreach plans to potential buyers and home improvement clients.
- Oversee the engagement of existing partner families in support the ongoing work of AAHH.
- Collaboratively explore opportunities to develop new programs and services that advance the AAHH mission.
- As a member of the AAHH Leadership Team, collaborate with peers and
the Executive Director on operational and strategic decisions, putting
the needs of the affiliate ahead of those of the department.
- Perform other duties as may be assigned.
- BA in a related field or equivalent experience required
- Minimum 7 years of experience in affordable housing, community
development, mortgage lending, or financial literacy. Prefer 2+ of those
years in a supervisory role.
- Knowledge of mortgage lending and fair housing regulations required. Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) license preferred.
- A commitment to racial and economic equity and proven experience working successfully with diverse stakeholders.
- Demonstrated success developing and evaluating programs
- Strong process management skills
- Strength in hiring, managing, and developing individuals and teams
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Exceptional attention to details.
- Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for the mission of AAHH
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This job operates primarily in a professional office environment and
routinely requires operating standard office equipment such as
computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
Occasionally works in outside conditions that can include inclement
weather, heat and humidity, high noise levels and navigating rough
Must be able to travel to meetings and events and communicate with stakeholders.
Construction Manager - Greater Mount Airy Area Habitat for Humanity
Greater Mount Airy Area Habitat for Humanity is seeking a Construction Manager. The Construction Manager works primarily on the work site Tuesday-Saturday, preparing for volunteer workdays, supervising volunteers, and coordinating the many tasks on a construction site. Applicants need hands-on construction experience, flexibility, ability to teach, and a commitment to building affordable housing. Habitat is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Complete job description can be viewed under job openings at www.mountairyhabitat.org
Please send resume, references and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Credit and Mortgage Counselor Job Description - Cape Fear Habitat
Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian housing ministry, dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and creating affordable homeownership opportunities. This mission is dedicated to a process of mutual help and respect, involving community volunteers and those with housing needs working in partnership. In this environment, employees may be required to work during non-traditional business hours when needed.
Reports to: Director of Homeowner Services
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Evenings & Weekends as needed
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for the complete financial snapshot of each Partner Family working through the Homeownership Program, from the point of application to closing, and all related calculations and required reporting both during the process and post-closing.
This job description should not be construed to imply that the requirements listed are the exclusive standards of the position. The Director of Homeowner Services reserves the right to assign or delegate other tasks as necessary.
General Statement of Duties
- Provide client screening and financial intake, which includes collection and verification of all income documentation.
- Compile household income with calculation of Area Median Income percentages and debt-to-income ratios.
- Offer one-on-one counseling to applicants, existing program participants and existing Habitat homeowners, seeking information and assistance regarding housing, financial issues, debt management plans, and other budget-related matters.
- Prepare documentation and enter data for funding sources, ensuring accurate compliance of all lending requirements.
- Develop, maintain and increase visibility of any new and existing financial programs to clients and other agencies.
- Facilitate and develop curricula for financial education workshops/seminars for diverse groups in a variety of internal and external settings.
- Consistently provide excellent, individually-tailored client service in a culturally competent manner.
- Maintain knowledge of community resources. Refer and advocate for clients in accessing community resources.
- Maintain accurate written documentation of all services provided in accordance with agency compliance standards.
- Represent agency at conferences, agency fairs and media interviews, etc.
- Provide financial training and oversight to interns, volunteers and new-hires when necessary.
- Other related work as assigned by Director of Homeowner Services.
- Bachelor’s degree in related fields of study or experience
- 2+ years’ of experience preferred.
- Knowledge of consumer credit, affordable housing regulations, debt management, and general financial counseling.
- Experience with group facilitation, client interviewing, and public speaking
- Knowledge of local community resources preferred.
- Verbal and written fluency in Spanish a plus, but not required.
- Valid NC driver’s license access to reliable transportation is required
- Strong attention to detail
- Organization a must
- Commitment to excellent customer service
- Excellent computer skills required with experience in Excel, Outlook, W ord and PowerPoint
- Familiarity with Calyx or similar product a plus.
- Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
- Meet all deadlines agreed upon with the Director of Homeowner Services
- Demonstrate persistence in meeting difficult challenges
- Sensitivity to confidential information
Please submit resume, cover letter and three business references to email@example.com
Part-Time Bilingual (Spanish-Speaking) Homeownership
Counselor - DHIC, Inc.
DHIC, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to
strengthening neighborhoods and families in the Research Triangle area of North
Carolina. We develop high-quality and attractive rental apartments and
homeownership opportunities for families, seniors and other individuals with
modest or very limited incomes. Our Homeownership Center offers comprehensive
homebuyer education, counseling and access to downpayment assistance programs
for first-time homebuyers and those who want to better manage their resources
and stay in the home they have.
Nature of Work
The Homeownership Counselor provides the full range of
services that DHIC offers in its Homeownership Center to families seeking to
purchase their first home. This work
involves conducting homebuyer education and counseling services. The Homeownership Counselor may also conduct
lending functions such as processing, underwriting and packaging. Work will
also involve administering the scheduling, customer tracking, filing, and
reporting and follow-up systems.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Helps facilitate group homebuyer education workshops (up to
15 Saturdays per year).
- Provides initial intake and follow up individual counseling
sessions including budget and credit counseling for families working to obtain
- Provides counseling and support for customers throughout the
financing process, loan closing and post-occupancy.
- Assists as needed with scheduling, customer tracking,
filing, reporting and other follow-up items.
- Assists in community outreach efforts. Identify opportunities geared towards the
- Participate in weekend and/or evening outreach events.
- Maintains DHIC relationships with lenders, realtors, city
and county officials and other DHIC partners.
- Periodically attend closings or other meetings with clients
outside the office.
- Assist in other counseling or administrative duties as may
- Required Skill and Qualifications
- Bilingual capability required / must be fluent in Spanish.
- Housing counseling experience or three or more years
experience in mortgage loan origination, processing, and underwriting of both
conventional and government loan programs.
Related experience will be considered.
- Ability to work closely with lenders, city officials, other
non-profit housing providers, and a wide range of social and human service
- Has the ability to work with citizens of widely divergent
backgrounds in attaining the common objective of homeownership.
- Graduation from a four-year college or an equivalent
combination of education and work experience is required.
- Demonstrated excellent writing and verbal skills.
- Excellent interpersonal communication and public presentation
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
Certificates, Licenses, Registration
- Valid North Carolina Driver’s License
- Must be able to attain HUD Housing Counseling Certification
and Housing Counseling Certification through The Association of Housing
Counselors by a deadline to be determined.
The duties of this job are regularly performed in a normal
office environment. Periodically, the
employee is expected to meet outside the office and coordinate events at other locations. The employee is expected to meet the physical
demands to perform the essential functions of this job. In addition, working from home may be needed
occasionally, depending on weather, health situations and critical deadlines.
Resumes can be sent to HR@DHIC.org.
Part-Time PR Specialist - Raleigh
Summary: Manages and fosters a favorable public image for RRM. Prepares and
disseminates information regarding RRM through the media: social, newspapers,
periodicals, television, radio and other media channels.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Public Relations Program
Communicates the Mission’s life changing programs & services through a
variety of media channels, raising greater community awareness & brand
and fosters media (TV, radio, newspaper, etc) relationships, yielding greater
media receptivity/responses to Mission press releases/events & a deeper
appreciation for the Mission’s contributions to the community.
with a PR services firm to manage the media ad buying process & the related
creative, editing & scheduling.
Coordinates “value added” fundraising events via our PR services firm.
press release copy & distributes press releases to media outlets.
Coordinates media interviews.
Collaborates with Director of Marketing for PR activities for RRM Store and
Contributes to RRM’s Social Media presence
Collaborates with RRM’s Social Media leads and direct marketing services firm
in executing our social media strategy across various social media platforms.
(one of 3 social media contributors)
in Community Outreach Events
Coordinates with Director of Marketing for PR support of Changing Lives HereTM,
RRM’s integrated fall campaign.
Coordinates with Director of Marketing for PR support of Hearts of Hope, RRM’s
spring fundraiser luncheon.
fundraising events led by community members/organizations that benefit Raleigh
Participates in tradeshows and events to build awareness of RRM’s Mission
Cultivates Mission Donors
Proactively cultivates relationships with donors & prospects.
a limited portfolio of major donors & engages them more deeply in RRM’s
ministry whenever feasible.
Rescue Mission considers every position one of Christian ministry and every
person a vital and valued part of our team. Therefore, it is essential that all
employees of RRM have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and subscribe
to our Statement of Faith and Core Values.
Associate degree or higher
Excellent track record with minimum 3+ years of relevant nonprofit public
interpersonal & communication skills, collaborative style & the ability
to foster communication & teamwork
to work independently with little supervision
Flexibility and availability to work an average of 15-20 hours per week,
including occasional evening and weekend events
planning, administrative, organizational and time management skills
proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
candidates can apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference "PR Specialist" in the
subject line of the email. All applicants must meet the minimum job
qualifications in order to be considered for employment. For more information
about our organization, go to www.raleighrescue.org.
Policy, Planning and Technology
To: Director of Policy, Planning and
Objectives: Oversees and
initiates strategies and programs to ensure the placement of clients with
disabilities into community living arrangements to meet the state’s Olmstead
Agreement or to comply with similar mandates.
Serves as primary liaison between the Agency and the Department of Health and
Human Services for the Transitions to Community Living Initiative and the
Olmstead Agreement with the Department of Justice; provides status updates on
activities to the Agency’s Leadership Team and the Board of Directors; may
represent the Agency to the General Assembly and Governor’s Office.
Engages with all levels of staff at MCOs/LMEs across the state to monitor
client caseload eligible under the state’s Olmstead Agreement and ensures
appropriate progress is made in housing clients at a rate to ensure success
with the 2020 objective; identifies obstacles and challenges to client
placements throughout the system.
Provides assistance and problem solving to all the partners working
collaboratively to provide successful placement of clients in community living
arrangements, in particular troubleshooting with project owners, management companies,
and supportive service providers to overcome barriers to successful tenancy.
Coordinates the use and improvement of information systems by the Agency and
its partners to identify available apartments for clients eligible for
community living; tracks the turnover of apartments in existing developments
that are covered by Targeting Plans; forecasts the availability of apartments
in new developments that are covered by Targeting Plans; ensures that MCO/LME
and DHHS staff have reliable information on all apartments covered by Targeting
Plans that are, or will be, available for clients.
5. Creates reports on a range of metrics to ensure that all
partners in the Transitions to Community Living Initiative are knowledgeable
about progress being achieved and challenges that require special attention;
conducts meetings with a wide range of partners to foster better understanding
6. Works to create new housing
opportunities for clients with disabilities by expanding creative partnerships
with nonprofit and for profit entities including PHAs, CDCs, CAAs, and members
of the Apartment Association of NC; designs new linkages to federal, state, or
local rent subsidy programs.
Work Duties: Other duties as assigned.
and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social
work, public administration, or a related human service field; Master’s
preferred, and five years’ experience in supportive housing programs or
affordable housing programs that are targeted to persons with
disabilities. A equivalent combination of education and experience will
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong verbal and written communication and problem
solving abilities. Thorough knowledge of affordable rental housing
programs that are offered by HUD, USDA, and NCHFA. Understanding of
supportive housing for adults with disabilities and the ability to translate
the concept into action. Ability to interpret Federal and State laws and
administrative rules governing housing programs including Landlord, Tenant, and
Fair Housing Law. Working understanding of database programs and an
ability to use information systems for tracking and researching. Report
writing and project management skills are needed. Ability to travel
across the state regularly with some overnight trips necessary.
To apply: http://www.nchfa.com/Applications/HR_Jobs_Online/HR_Job_Info.aspx?JobID=119
Fair Housing Testers
Do you have a commitment to civil
rights, a flexible schedule, and an interest in playing a vital role in
ensuring equal housing opportunities are provided to all? If so, you may
be interested in becoming a tester for the Fair Housing Project of the Legal of
To become a tester, you must attend
a training workshop where you will about fair housing law and how to conduct a
fair housing test. LANC will provide you with training materials before you are
sent on a testing assignment. Testers are paid for attending the training, and
are given a stipend and reimbursed for their mileage when conducting tests.
If you would like to apply or have
questions, please email Jennifer Lozano at email@example.com or call
Wake Habitat Home Preservation Site
Supervisor – Temporary Position
Department: Construction Department
Location: Habitat for Humanity of
Wake County Construction Office
Supervisor: VP, Construction
Home Preservation Site Supervisor is
responsible for overseeing the Habitat Wake work site to make sure general
volunteers and Family Partners are working in accordance to the standards set
by Habitat Wake. The Home Preservation Site Supervisor is also responsible for
overseeing the on-site AmeriCorps and Crew Leaders. This is a temporary
position, including weekend work, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays for about
2-3 months. The Site Supervisor will likely spend an average of five days per
week (40 hour work week with 8 hours days) on site ensuring the implementation
of Home Preservation, compliance of all regulations for AmeriCorps and Habitat
for Humanity and improving customer service while protecting the organization’s
- Work with Home Preservation Program Manager, determine
scope of work and materials needed to implement and successfully complete
approximately 40 Home Preservation projects per year.
- Maintain the quality of the Habitat Wake volunteer
experience by providing orientation, leading volunteers when necessary and
providing training and demos on the Home Preservation site to ensure that
all work is completed to HFHWC standards.
- Monitor Home Preservation sites for safety compliance
and ensure safety protocols and procedures are followed. Site Supervisor
will model safety procedures on site.
- Maintain ongoing tracking and filing systems for
documenting all pertinent information related to Home Preservation
projects including site paperwork, assessments and volunteer sign-in
- Pick-up and order supplies as needed from Lowes in
addition to inventory of supplies in the van and warehouse.
- Drive to and from sites with the HFH van to drop off
and pick up supplies as needed and ensure compliance with all HFH rules
and Wake County laws. Help set up sites at the beginning of the site and
break down sites at the end of the day.
- Collect program evaluations from sites to make sure
contacts are happy with the projects and program as a whole.
- Work focuses on existing home repairs, remodels, and weatherization.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Effective management of people, time, and resources, preferably within large
groups, and across a number of job sites simultaneously.
Multi-tasking of coordination, scheduling, supervision, and teaching.
Construction related experience, involving all aspects (e.g. carpentry,
foundations, siding, roofing, skilled trades, finishing, painting etc.)
Knowledge and understanding of current historical district requirements, North
Carolina Building Code, and all other relevant Wake County municipalities’
codes, with ability to interpret and explain to novices.
Leadership in supervisory role, and willingness to take initiative.
Strong decision making abilities to accomplish tasks quickly and efficiently.
Critical thinking and troubleshooting. Working in an ever-changing
environment where there is a need to encounter problems head-on and to resolve
them with creative solutions.
Coordination of sub-contractors & vendors
Ability to manage multiple jobs at once.
Business skills/maintenance of finances. Adherence to Habitat Wake
budgeting, job-costing, and coding of invoices.
Communication: in-house (with other Habitat Wake staff in meetings, e-mail
updates, etc.), out-of-house (e-mail updates, faxes, phone, in person,
etc.). Includes excellent oral, written, and illustrative skills.
Awareness of social/community issues (e.g. poverty, affordable housing, community
service, urban redevelopment)
Diversity training/experience. Working in an environment with people of
varying ethnicities, religions, socio-economic backgrounds.
Safety/First-Aid training for emergencies on-site.
Attention to detail and overall quality control.
Technology skills with computers, faxes, phones, photocopiers, calculators,
Current driver’s license and vehicle. Helpful if experienced in operating
Flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed for meetings and
Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with manager,
co-workers, and other Habitat Wake staff. Ability to work as part of a
functionally diverse team.
Ability to create, sustain, and grow relationships with Habitat homeowners to
instill the skills, knowledge, and pride required for successful homeownership,
dynamic neighborhoods, and an enduring commitment to Habitat.
Demonstrated skill in professionally representing oneself at all times.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- BA degree and/or 2-5 years of relevant experience in
the non-profit/design/construction sector.
- Excellent project management, leadership and
interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work independently.
- Interest in community development/community service.
- Creative problem solving skills
Compensation will be negotiated
within Habitat Wake’s overall compensation structure commensurate with a
Superintendent level position. Health and retirement benefits included.
If interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are an equal opportunity
employer. Applications are considered for positions without regard to veteran
status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other
category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
THIS COMPANY IS AN AT-WILL EMPLOYER
AS ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE STATE LAW. THIS MEANS THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY PROVISION
IN THIS APPLICATION, IF HIRED, THE COMPANY OR I MAY TERMINATE THE EMPLOYMENT
RELATIONSHIP AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE OR NOTICE.
Executive Director - Urban
Ministries of Durham
Urban Ministries of Durham is
recognized as the community’s key, nonsectarian safety net for homeless
individuals and families in Durham County. More than 6,000 people a year are
served through its shelter, a café serving three meals a day to anyone in need,
and a food pantry and clothing closet. UMD has a staff of 40 and a $1.85
million budget. During the last five years, UMD has transformed its services
from providing basic needs to a dynamic system of support that moves its
qualifying clients into more permanent housing as quickly as possible. The
Board of Directors has opened the search for an Executive Director who will
continue to keep the organization on the leading edge of service delivery and
community collaboration. UMD’s next leader must have strong leadership and
management skills, be an excellent planner, and a successful fundraiser with a
passion for the work and the people it serves. Learn more at http://www.mossandross.com/active-job-searches/.
Executive Director – Greater Mount
Airy Area Habitat for Humanity
Reporting to the Board of Directors,
the Executive Director is responsible for promoting the overall vision and
direction of the Greater Mount Airy Area Habitat for Humanity (GMAAHFH) and
ensuring its ability to increasingly serve families in need of simple, decent,
affordable housing. The Executive Director is a non-voting member of the Board
and Executive Committee and an ad hoc member of all other committees. As the
“face” of GMAAHFH, the Executive Director must be a strong advocate for the
Habitat mission and aggressively pursue the long-term goals established by the
Board. Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Affiliate Management, Administration
- Oversees and manages all Affiliate operations,
including office/administrative functions, construction activities, family
services activities, volunteer recruitment, fund raising and retail
operations (Habitat ReStore).
- Recommends to the Board changes to Affiliate policies
and procedures, and by-laws for effective and economical operation of the
- Implements policies, procedures and directives adopted
by the Board.
- Oversees the protection and maintenance of the
- Carries chief staff responsibility and ensures that
legal obligations of the organization are met in a timely manner and in
accordance with applicable law, legal obligations of the Affiliate the
Habitat for Humanity International Core Tenet and Quality Assurance
- Reports all aspects of the Affiliate to the Board.
- Actively participate in all standing committee
meetings. Assist with operational planning and coordinate communication
among the various committees.
- Hire, supervise, and evaluate subordinate staff.
- Collaborate on various public relations initiatives.
Review and contribute to our newsletter.
- Foster and maintain healthy relationships with major donors
and house sponsors, including regular follow-up with current sponsors.
Also, work to expand the number of corporations and organizations who
actively support Habitat.
- Coordinate and support special events to develop donor
- Grant preparation and identifying opportunities to
partner with like-minded organizations on major projects.
- Maintain effective communication with Habitat for
Humanity of North Carolina (HFHNC) and Habitat for Humanity International
(HFHI) to ensure participation in all state and international programs.
- Recognize that volunteers are a critical resource;
support and expand the existing volunteer base.
Community and Government Relations:
- Be proactive in cultivating relationships with other
community not-for-profit organizations.
- Seek opportunities to partner on projects that would
have a major impact on a neighborhood.
- Develop and maintain positive relationships with
representatives of government agencies.
- Become recognized as the “face” of GMAAHFH, advocating
for cooperative action to address the needs of low-income families.
Executive Director – Qualifications
- Leadership experience in planning and delegating,
supervising staff, and building partnerships. Experience in raising money
for a nonprofit organization is a must.
- Hands-on experience in finance including budget
development, preparation of financial reports with analysis, and ensuring
staff accountability for financial performance.
- Highly motivated and results oriented.
- Excellent written, oral, and group presentation skills.
- A deep understanding of, and enthusiasm for, the
mission of Habitat for Humanity.
- Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience with a
record of accomplishment.
- Knowledge of the construction industry and mortgage
business is desired.
- Three years of managerial experience
- Fundraising and grant writing experience
- Familiarity with major gift and planned giving
campaigns and programs
- Experience developing community partnerships
- Experience with Habitat for Humanity
Compensation: Competitive salary and
benefits will be based on qualification and experience.
The Greater Mount Airy Area Habitat
for Humanity is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We seek to employ and
assign the best qualified personnel for all of our positions in a manner that
does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color,
religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental
disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve and National Guard status, or
any other status or characteristic protected by law.
Please send resume and cover letter