The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity / Fair Housing Project (FHP) seeks an experienced, energetic, and committed individual with a high degree of initiative to join their team as the Fair Housing Project Education and Outreach Coordinator. Below is more information on the position:
We are looking for a motivated individual to assist the FHP Director with education and outreach to and with organizations, municipalities and the general public about fair housing rights, history, affirmatively furthering fair housing, and building inclusive communities in Vermont. Our ideal candidate will have good communication and facilitation skills and be able to keep a working knowledge of fair housing laws; and provide information and referral services to persons who believe they have been discriminated against in housing. Successful applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in social science, community development or public communications, plus two years of relevant experience or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired. Knowledge of affordable housing and community development issues generally, with particular knowledge, and strong interest in acquiring more knowledge of fair housing laws and means of creating more inclusive and affordable communities. Community organizing experience and public relations skills are helpful. A good driving record and access to a private vehicle is necessary. View our job description here: Education & Outreach Coordinator This is a 32 hour / week position with excellent benefits. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to: FHPoutreach@cvoeo.org. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found.