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Job Posting – Westgate Housing Inc. – Community Director

Posted August 9, 2017

The Westgate Community Director serves the hopes and needs of Westgate, a 98-unit low and moderate-income community in Brattleboro, Vermont. S/he is staff to the resident-controlled Westgate Housing Inc. board. WHI is co-owner of the property.

With the residents and board, the Community Director is responsible for:

  • Developing programs and services for and by residents

  • Helping to make Westgate a vibrant community

  • Building relations and collaboration with other organizations and the Town and State

  • Overseeing the management company and property finances

  • Managing the WHI finances

  • Working closely with our partner in owning the property, Windham & Windsor Housing Trust


  • Experience working in a non-profit organization

  • Ability to handle a variety of concurrent tasks and projects

  • Excellent writing and speaking skills

  • Experience with people from diverse backgrounds

  • Experience in administration and financial management

  • Familiarity with Microsoft office and, ideally, Quickbooks

  • Familiarity with fundraising methods and resources

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience

  • Stamina, a calm manner, and a sense of humor

Compensation: Salaried, exempt and offer will be commensurate with experience.

WHI will contribute up to $3000 a year in reimbursement towards premium payments of privately purchased health insurance or towards costs of being on a spouse’s or domestic partner’s plan.

This is a full-time position. Schedule is somewhat flexible. Applicants must be able to work several evenings a month and occasionally staff weekend events.

Hiring Process: Shortly after application deadline all applicants will be notified as to whether or not they are invited to interview. Interviews will be conducted with a hiring committee who will make a recommendation to the WHI Board. Our goal is to make a formal offer by the Board at our September 12th meeting. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to offer. References will be solicited and checked if you are invited to interview.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Deadline – August 27th.
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