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Community HousingWorks, a leading Non-profit Affordable Housing provider, is seeking a Community Building Coordinator to oversee 2 of our beautiful Poway, CA properties. The position’s primary role is to engage community members and build community through resident driven groups and activities, developing resident leaders, and building relationships in the community, they serve. This consists of frequent outreach to each resident family and coordinating on site community engagement events. It also includes coordinating and overseeing resources and partnerships for onsite programs involving youth and adults that are critical to creating stable homes and inspiring families to transform their futures. The Community Building Coordinator works to break down barriers and help families achieve success in the following strategic areas: Next Generation Success, Financial Well-Being, and Health and Wellness.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Build relationships with residents to increase community engagement onsite, in the effort to promote healthy communities.
Work closely with Property Management to engage residents and develop resident leaders within the community.
Coordinate and assist Financial Coaches to support residents in their financial goals.
Work closely with the Volunteer and Partnership Manager (VPM) to recruit, train, supervise, and retain onsite volunteers.
Coordinate, manage, and track existing and new partnerships to support on-site needs.
Welcome new residents and manage New Resident Orientations to introduce Community Center programs and schedules.
Recruit and encourages resident participation in the planning, coordination, and implementation of regular resident and family events, volunteer appreciation events, sustainability related gatherings, and other events promoting health, education, finances, resources, etc.
Develop and maintains positive working relationships with Property Management by meeting regularly to plan New Resident Orientations, monthly resident meetings, and community events and to address any opportunities, challenges, or mutual goals.
Complete administrative duties according to schedule.
Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Education, Liberal Arts, Child Development, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Communications; or 4 or more years of experience in related fields.
Knowledgeable and experienced in working in low-income communities.
Must have experience working with children and adults in similar setting. Experience specifically teaching in a classroom or working in an after school youth program a plus
Must have College Level writing skills to produce effective communication between residents, volunteers, property management, inter-departments, partners, and funders.
Fluency in English required. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
Valid driver's license and regular availability of an insured vehicle to travel.
Moderate to Expert experience with computers, Email, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher).
Knowledge of database systems a plus, but not required.
Understanding of Fair Housing and tenant/landlord laws, rules, and regulations a plus.
Stable Homes – A Foundation for Better Futures:
With the stability of a good home, an inspiring goal, powerful tools, and their community’s compassion and support, people can change their futures and move up in the world. For many, a stable home can provide the critical foundation needed to overcome life’s challenges. Our award-winning apartment communities ensure that all people - regardless of social-economic status - have a safe place to call home. Become a part of the CHW team and help us ensure that every household is set up for success.
About Community HousingWorks:
Community HousingWorks (CHW) is a California non-profit organization that has been building and owning affordable apartments that help people and communities move up in the world for nearly 30 years. We are counted among the top 50 affordable housing developers in the nation, with over 3,300 affordable apartments statewide serving low income working families, seniors, and homeless and disabled residents. Many CHW employees say, “It’s the best place I’ve ever worked”. Your work will grow our resident success, so that CHW onsite programs can provide even more residents with powerful tools for next gen success, financial well-being, health and independence. It all starts with a home.