Who We Are:
Building on a long-standing tradition of environmental, economic, and social responsibility, CHP is a nonprofit that has been working with private and public partners since 1975 to develop and preserve award-winning homes and neighborhoods. Together with our partners, we revitalize communities, foster stability for our residents, and promote a healthier planet for future generations.
Our over 400 employees deliver a wide range of services, including real estate development, construction, energy services and training, asset management, property management, realty and homeownership, and comprehensive resident services. We champion housing stability, and our work within our communities reflects our core values of resilience, impact, stewardship, and equity.
What We're Looking For:
Resident Services establishes partnerships and linkages with other service providers to develop and implement program activities focusing on three content areas: Community Programs, Housing Stability, and Senior Services. Our staff works with our residents to increase their quality of life by assisting residents in reaching their individual goals and increasing their self-sufficiency skills. This is accomplished by conducting individual and/or community assessments to determine services needed and then connecting residents with resources or services based on their needs. Experience working with youth populations and families, community engagement, life skills, and referrals to community-based resource services are important for this position.
Excellent networking skills are essential as this position actively builds and maintains partnerships with local resources such as community agencies, schools, business leaders, and communities of faith to ensure clients have access to needed support and services. Compassion, empathy, and a strong desire to help disadvantaged populations are essential, as are creativity, active listening skills, and the ability to analyze results to determine success. Successful candidates will be able to effectively demonstrate strong problem-solving, customer service, and communication skills.
A Day in the Life of:
A Community Programs Coordinator (CPC) works with CHP residents, partners, organizations, and more to provide a wide range of programming and services to youth, individuals, and families. We specifically serve residents aged 54 and younger.
Did you know that the average student loses 17-34% of the prior school year's literacy gains during the summer break or that surveys of families with safe, stable, and affordable housing show fewer health problems, improved school performance, less psychological stress, and more self-assured parents and youth? If you would like to be a driving force in helping at-risk populations in affordable housing communities, then this may be the right position for you!
This position requires a person with the skills needed to interact with residents of all ages, the ability to serve as our resident's partner in identifying areas of need, and the drive to assist in the following categories:
- Programming to help enrich the self-sufficiency and life skills of residents
- Resource linkage within the community to address those needs
- Community Engagement (food distribution, back-to-school fairs, thanksgiving giveaways, and more!)
To be successful as a CPC, one must have a passion for serving underserved populations and have experience with working with youth and/or families. The best CPC exhibits excellent time management and organizational skills, is internally motivated to help others, and must be a team player.
- High School Diploma or equivalent plus 2 years experience working in the human services/social services field; OR
- Bachelor's degree in the human services/social services field plus 1 year of work experience in the human services/social services field;
Hours, Benefits, and Compensation:
The compensation for this 40-hour-per-week position includes generous paid vacation/holidays/sick leave, health/dental/life/disability insurance, a 403b retirement plan with company match, and more. To learn more about CHP's employee benefits, please visit www.communityhousingpartners.org/benefits. The starting hourly range for this position ranges from $18.03-$22.96 per hour, depending on a combination of qualifications, education, and experience.
Community Housing Partners (CHP) values the diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives among our employees, residents, and partners. We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve and allows us to better serve our mission. CHP is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a disabled, other protected, recently separated, or Armed Forces Service Medal veteran. CHP is also committed to an equitable hiring process, and we will provide accommodation in all aspects of that process. If you require accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to our recruiting team at firstname.lastname@example.org, (540) 299-5477 (phone), (877) 540-8049 (fax), or 711 (TTY/TDD).
NOTICE TO THIRD-PARTY AGENCIES
Please note that Community Housing Partners (CHP) does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, CHP will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, CHP explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Community Housing Partners.
Community Housing Partners Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How To Apply
Please apply on our website at RS Community Programs Coordinator.