Job Opportunities 

Community Development Fellows
Community Economic Development Association of Michigan
CEDAM is seeking 10 fellows for the 2021-22 program year to join one of 10 host communities in Michigan to effect positive change for residents, gain community development and public policy experience, and unlock their community’s true potential. Fellows will be full-time CEDAM employees, but will work on-site in their host communities during their 15 month term starting October 2021. Fellows work directly with local municipalities to implement community economic development projects, increase community engagement, and advance goals related to participation in the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) Program. Apply by 5pm on July 26, 2021.

Policy Director
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California | San Francisco, CA
The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH) is seeking a Policy Director who will formulate and lead NPH’s state policy strategy and implementation informed by member policy priorities, as well as supervising regional and special policy initiatives. This is a senior level management position that will report to the Executive Director and will focus on housing production, housing preservation, tenant protections, and homelessness prevention. Application deadline is August 6, 2021.

Executive Director
South Florida Community Development Coalition Inc. |
Miami, FL
The South Florida Community Development Coalition(SFCDC ) seeks an Executive Director who will further our mission to engage, educate, and empower South Florida’s public, private, and non-profit sectors to champion comprehensive community development that supports the creation of affordable housing and economic development to achieve economic, social, and racial justice. Through a wide variety of educational, technical assistance services, and advocacy, SFCDC works to ensure that South Florida’s under-resourced communities can strive in today’s uncertain economy.  

Program Manager
South Florida Community Development Coalition Inc. | Miami, FL
The Program Manager will provide support to a small non-profit organization. The position reports directly to the Executive Director and will have a key role in building SFCDC’s core programmatic areas: capacity building, policy, and collaboration. The Program Manager will work to develop a highly engaged membership while assisting with the development of SFCDC as a resource for the membership and community at large.

Policy Director 
Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations |
Philadelphia, PA
PACDC is seeking an experienced candidate to lead the their policy team (which also includes the Executive Director, and the Health and Special Projects Manager) to advance a focused policy and advocacy agenda to expand and preserve resources for affordable homes and community development activities; improve systems and programs that enhance efforts to improve the quality of life in lower-income communities; and advance equitable development to ensure that lower-income residents and communities benefit from neighborhood revitalization. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

AmeriCorps VISTA Leader
The Ohio CDC Associations | Columbus, OH
The Ohio CDC Association (OCDCA) is currently recruiting two individuals to serve as year-long AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders to support and coordinate OCDCA's VISTA Project, which places over 35 Members at community development corporations throughout the state of Ohio. Leaders work to expand and build capacity of individual VISTA Members by guiding them through their year of service. To be eligible to serve as a VISTA Leader, candidates must have served full-time in the Peace Corps or AmeriCorps for at least one year. 

Capacity Building Director
Build. Live. Develop. Grow. Memphis | Memphis, TN
BLDG Memphis is seeking a a Capacity Building Director to provide leadership and planning, consulting, and training services to BLDG Memphis members in the management and implementation all components of the capacity building program, and supports other BLDG Memphis activities. 

Communications and Development Director
Build. Live. Develop. Grow. Memphis | Memphis, TN
BLDG Memphis is seeking a qualified individual to successfully plan, manage and implement internal and external communications, marketing and fundraising from individuals, foundations, and sponsoring support of the organization and its programs for Community Development Corporations (CDCs)–Capacity Building, Advocacy & Activation.

Team Lead, Connecting Capital and Community Initiative
Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development | Washington, DC
The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) seeks an energetic, experienced professional to join our team. This position will work with the Center for Community Investment to assemble teams of stakeholders and manage relationships with technical assistance providers and critical partners in the work including financial institutions, neighborhood organizations, foundations, affordable housing developers, government agencies, and other stakeholders critical to moving the needle in the affordable housing system. In collaboration with team members, the Team Lead will identify near-term investment opportunities, facilitate next steps in pipeline development, coordinate efforts to raise capital, and collect key data to inform and support ongoing pipeline development and execution.

Senior Director of Programs
HousingNOLA | New Orleans, LA
HousingNOLA is a seeking a Senior Director Director of Programs to lead, oversee, and manage HousingNOLA’s housing programs, serving as a key member of HousingNOLA’S executive management team and in HousingNOLA’S work toward improving and expanding access to affordable housing.

Legislative Advocate for Homelessness
Housing California
| Sacramento, CA
The Legislative Advocate will work in close coordination with Housing CA’s leadership and the program and policy team to support the advancement of Housing CA’s vision by advancing Housing CA’s policy, administrative, and budgetary priorities. This position provide leadership among Housing CA’s staff, Board of Directors, resident leaders, and external allies to develop policy priorities and advocacy strategies, mobilize partners and allies to support our policy priorities, and develop relationships with key legislators and coalitions.

Executive Assistant & Office Manager
South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development | Charleston, SC
The South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development (SCACED) is seeking an office manager to provide coordination and management of the day-to-day activities of the President and the corporate office of the Association. This position is also responsible for maintaining the President’s appointment schedule, travel and correspondence, as well as for a variety of office duties and procedures in support of the Association including handling of the day-to-day operation of the Association.

Economic Development Director
The City of Farmington Hills | Farmington Hills, MI
Under the the supervision of the City Manager, the Economic Development Director will serve as the primary point of contact for all of the City’s Economic Development and Redevelopment inquiries and opportunities. This role will promote the City of Farmington Hills as a business location by providing resources and technical assistance to businesses contemplating investment and growth in the City by linking to appropriate local, regional, state, and federal resources’ programs. The 
position will also provide professional expertise and assistance in organizing and coordinating the City’s economic development efforts while acting as a representative to both local and non-resident businesses to coordinate available city assistance and to perform advocacy function for these businesses. 

Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development Manager
Prosper Portland | Portland, OR
Prosper Portland is seeking for a Manager of Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development who will use their skills and prior experience to nurture healthy teams, build inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems, stimulate equitable economic recovery, and foster collaborative relationships with public, non-profit, and private sector partners. This role places you at the helm of an innovative team in which you are a partner and coach who will support the team in developing and implementing best/emerging practices and programs that foster inclusive entrepreneurship and innovation, small business growth, community capacity to support business vitality, and increased access to middle wage jobs for priority communities. Working at Prosper Portland offers a rare opportunity: to be an integral part of a dedicated team that guides the city of Portland in its aspiration to become one of the most globally competitive, equitable, and healthy cities in the world

Chief Strategy Officer
Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation | Houston, TX
Under the direction of the CEO, the CSO provides and oversees a high level of professional community services to the Fifth Ward CRC service area, clients and partners through the organization’s multiple lines of businesses, programs/services, and projects. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with internal clients and private and public sector partners. In supporting comprehensive community development strategies, the CSO works with staff, various organizations and service providers in the design, management and delivery of programs, services and projects in response to community needs, corporate vision and strategic plans.

Executive Director
Rondo Community Land Trust | Saint Paul, MN
The Rondo Community Land Trust (Rondo CLT) is seeking an executive director in its Saint Paul, Minnesota office. The Executive Director will be an integral part of the future growth of the organization. We are seeking a person with passion who is a problem solver, who likes to explore new ideas, respects and understands the neighborhood process for guiding community and economic development. A person who will advocate for real system change to create opportunities for low- and moderate-income households and small businesses.

Executive Director
Puget Sound Local Initiatives Support Corporation | Seattle, WA
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and its affiliates have served Washington State since 1984. Since this time, LISC has provided $712 million in grants, lending, and equity investments, which have leveraged an additional $3.9 billion in investment. LISC has assisted 357 community-based organizations, helped create over 33,000 affordable homes, and financed over four million square feet of retail and community space.LISC’s Executive Director role represents an exciting and distinctive opportunity to experience deep purpose and a fulfilled sense of mission in leading the growth of local programs, funding, and services in Seattle and Tacoma that will positively impact the lives of thousands of individuals and families, particularly communities of color. 

Chief Executive Officer
Downstreet Housing and Community Development | Barre, VT
Downstreet Housing and Community Development (Downstreet) seeks a dynamic and collaborative CEO who joins them in believing that equity and social justice pave the way to community prosperity. Downstreet strengthens the communities of Central Vermont by engaging with people, providing affordable homes, and connecting people to the resources and services they need to thrive. It believes this to be the most impactful and efficient approach to strengthening the health and future of local communities.