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CURRENT HOUSING JOB OPENINGS

Posted October 31, 2017

VT Housing & Conservation Board
Manager of Federal Housing Programs
A s a member of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB) housing team, the Manager of Federal Housing Programs is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration of the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF), Housing for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and any other federal housing related programs, and for applications for continued funding for those programs. He/she leads the process for the development of annual allocation plans, all federal reporting, monitoring of recipients of federal awards, and ensuring that all awards are made and records are kept in compliance with all relevant federal rules and regulations. The Manager acts as a liaison between VHCB and federal housing funders. This position supervises the Federal Housing Programs Coordinator and Assistant positions.

Qualifications: The Manager of Federal Housing Programs should be familiar with federal housing policy and regulations as well as an understanding of the role of non-profits in an affordable housing delivery system. Experience working with non-profit organizations, state and federal agencies, and federally funded housing programs is important. Other qualifications include experience supervising staff and building and maintaining relationships with state and federal partners; experience managing a database and strong spreadsheet skills; writing and communication skills, ability to meet deadlines, attention to details, and the ability to be flexible and innovative, as appropriate. Familiarity with the principles of affordable housing finance a plus.

Comprehensive benefit package included.  Position requires occasional travel. Equal Opportunity Employer. Read the job description.

To Apply: Email letter of interest and resume to Laurie Graves, laurie@vhcb.org, by November 8, 2017.


VT State Housing Authority
Section 8 Field Representative

Vermont State Housing Authority (VSHA) needs a professional individual to handle all field operations for Section 8/McKinney funded housing rental programs in Rutland County. Work with clients, landlords, community organizations; mediate issues; administer & enforce contracts with property owners; perform annual reexaminations of tenants & inspections of units under the program. Individual will be home-based & must reside in Rutland County. Extensive driving required. Cover letter and resume to: HR, VSHA, 1 Prospect St., Montpelier, VT 05602-3556. VSHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Full Job Description (pdf).


VT Housing Finance Agency
Development Underwriter

The Development Underwriter is responsible for comprehensive analysis of prospective multifamily housing and single family developments being considered for VHFA financing, tax credits, and other financing and special initiatives; underwrites Housing Credit applications and assists in the development of loan and Housing Credit policies and procedures and the administration of Federal and State Housing Credit Programs; assists the Director of Development in the administration of Development programs; serves as a high level resource for pertinent research and training of federal regulations, VHFA statutory requirements, and Multifamily rules and underwriting guidelines. The position will remain open until filled. Learn more about this position on the VHFA website.

 



Job Postings – Vermont State Housing Authority

Posted August 9, 2017

Coordinator, Housing Program Services

Make a difference by helping individuals & families with their housing needs.  Vermont State Housing Authority, a statewide affordable housing provider, has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join their dedicated team of employees. This management position is responsible for supervisory, administrative, technical & planning work involving the day-to-day intake & occupancy services for rental assistance programs (i.e., Section 8 Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Homeownership; McKinney Vento Shelter Plus Care & other subsidy programs) administered by VSHA.  Bachelor’s Degree & a minimum of three-five years professional experience in administrative, social service and/or outreach work, including strong supervisory responsibilities.  Position is based in Montpelier, VT, requires office & field work.  Details, requirements & qualifications at www.vsha.org.  Cover letter & resume to:  HR, VSHA, 1 Prospect St., Montpelier, VT  05602-3556; or contact@vsha.org.  VSHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Receptionist/Office Assistant – UPDATE: POSITION FILLED (9/14/17)

Be part of team of professionals helping families & individuals with their housing needs.  Statewide affordable housing provider/manager needs a receptionist/office assistant full-time in their Montpelier office.  General receptionist & administrative support duties. Individual must have excellent communication skills, be highly organized & able to multi-task & work in a fast-paced environment.  For full position details, requirements & qualifications, visit www.vsha.org.  Cover letter & resume to:  HR, VSHA, One Prospect St., Montpelier, VT  05602-3556; or contact@vsha.org.  VSHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



Job Opening – Property Manager, Brattleboro Housing Partnerships

Posted July 17, 2017

An exciting opportunity to join our staff as Property Manager with responsibility for 2 family housing neighborhoods and 1 elderly and non-elderly disabled neighborhood.  The successful candidate will have excellent skills and abilities in: interpersonal relations; property management; verbal and written communication; work organization; computer competency; and compliance and enforcement. Candidates should be able to have a demonstrated record of ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Experience in property management, assisted housing or working with low income individuals is highly desirable but not essential.

Candidates must have a High School Diploma and at least 4 years of progressively responsible transferable experience and a valid driver’s license.

Send resumes to bhp@brattleborohousing.org or BHP, P.O. Box 2275, Brattleboro, VT 05303.  Closing date is July 21, 2017. Position open immediately.

 



Job Opening – Construction Manager, Champlain Housing Trust

Posted

Use your knowledge of best construction practices, excellent communication, organization, and people skills to play a key role in preserving Champlain Housing Trust’s portfolio of permanently affordable rental properties located throughout northwest Vermont.

CHT is seeking an experienced individual to lead a variety of multi-family housing rehabilitation projects from beginning to end. This position will demand a high level understanding of building systems, energy efficiency standards, building codes, permitting, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of local, state, and federal housing programs is preferred. CHT is a socially responsible employer offering a friendly work environment and a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, vacation, holiday, sick leave, 403(b), training, disability and life insurance. Submit a cover letter and resume by July 15th to Human Resources, Champlain Housing Trust, 88 King Street, Burlington, VT 05401 or email hr@champlainhousingtrust.org. No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer – CHT is committed to a diverse workplace and highly encourages women, persons with disabilities, Section 3 residents, and people from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to apply.

 



Job Posting – Chief Operating Officer, Vermont Housing Finance Agency

Posted June 23, 2017

VHFA has an immediate opening for a Chief Operating Officer who will be responsible for the direction, management, and oversight of VHFA’s production departments: Homeownership, Multifamily Asset Management and Development. The COO reports to the Executive Director and will work with Senior Management in developing and implementing successful business plans for each program area. Key activities include maximizing capital resources for VHFA programs and developing new business opportunities.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in business/public administration, finance, economics, or equivalent experience (Masters Level preferred) and ten years’ experience in senior level management, finance, commercial banking, residential real estate investing and/or real estate development. The ideal candidate would have experience with public finance, Government Sponsored Enterprises, affordable housing programs, and/or mortgage lending.

Learn more about this position including the full position description and summary of benefits.

 



Job Posting – Membership Specialist, Champlain Housing Trust

Posted June 21, 2017

MEMBERSHIP SPECIALIST

Do you have a desire to step into fund raising and a passion for social justice? Champlain Housing Trust has an exciting new opportunity available that will allow you to put your excellent communication, organization, and people skills to work supporting our membership and fundraising team. Fundraising experience helpful, but not necessary. Must be committed to a membership-based model of community controlled and permanently affordable housing.

CHT is a socially responsible employer offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package. Submit a cover letter and resume by June 30th to Human Resources, Champlain Housing Trust, 88 King Street, Burlington, VT 05401 or email hr@champlainhousingtrust.orgNo phone calls, please.

 



Job Posting – Chittenden Homeless Alliance Coordinator – VHFA

Posted February 6, 2017

As primary staff member of the Chittenden County Homeless Alliance, supports the administrative work under the direction of the Steering Committee.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Work as staff to and under the direction of its Steering Committee. This includes managing meeting schedules, agenda and minutes.
  • Establish a process for distribution and retention of Alliance documents.
  • Develop strong working relationships with members and partners of the Alliance.
  • Attend all Alliance meetings, including but not limited to the Steering Committee, Coordinated Entry, Strategic Planning, and NOFA Committee.
  • Take minutes in consistent format and distribute appropriately.
  • Research information for the committees, as requested.
  • Support quarterly meeting, including attendance, publicity, location, set up and refreshments.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Alliance’s web presence and mailing lists, including email.
  • Orientate new members of the Alliance. Establish a consistent process and content for such.
  • Create and manage electronic Google documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

See full job description and contact information.

 



VAHC is Seeking to Fill TWO AmeriCorps VISTA Positions!

Posted June 8, 2016

We are currently recruiting for two AmeriCorps VISTA positions!

Communications/Outreach Coordinator: Help grow our members’ capacity to meet the needs of low-income Vermonters. For a full description and information, click here. To apply, fill out the AmeriCorps application here AND send resume and cover letter with three references to renee.vahc@gmail.com.

Resident Organizer: Help empower affordable housing residents to engage with their communities. For a full description and information, click here. To apply, fill out the AmeriCorps application here AND send resume and cover letter with three references to corrinemarie.vahc@gmail.com.

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Job Opportunity – Vermont HMIS Coordinator

Posted June 6, 2016

The Institute for Community Alliances is hiring a full-time HMIS Coordinator in Vermont. We are seeking a hard-working, dedicated candidate with an interest in data and the ability to provide technical assistance to partner agencies throughout the state. A position description can be found here. Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and detailed cover letter to adminica@icalliances.org no later than Friday, June 24th.

 



Job Opportunity: Field Representative at Vermont State Housing Authority

Posted May 4, 2016

Vermont State Housing Authority, statewide housing provider, needs a professional individual to handle all field operations for a variety of rental housing programs in parts of Franklin and Grand Isle counties. Responsibilities include working with clients, landlords and community organizations; mediating issues; administering and enforcing contracts with property owners; and performing annual reexaminations of tenants and inspections of units under the program. Bachelor’s Degree and two years’ work experience in public or private housing field, including public contact. Individual will be home-based and must reside in either Franklin or Grand Isle county. Extensive driving required, including weekly trips to the central office in Montpelier. Position is full time 40 hours per week. For full position details visit www.vsha.org. Cover letter and resume to HR, VSHA, One Prospect St., Montpelier, VT 05602-3556. VSHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



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