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Paterson Habitat for Humanity

Community Development Officer

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Are you a looking for a job that fulfills your individual career goals while benefiting the greater good? Paterson Habitat for Humanity invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Community Development Officer.
Posted On:
Closing On:
Tuesday, 10th July 2018
Friday, 10th August 2018
Location: Paterson
146 North 1st Street, Paterson, NJ 07522
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree
Duration: Permanent

Job Description:

      Responsibilities - Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop community development strategies and plans for targeted neighborhoods including how PHFH will be a “partner” vs a “driver” of community development efforts 
  • Gather relevant data to help in decision making and impact/outcome evaluations 
  • Expand the numbers of individuals and groups mobilized to decrease neighborhood deficits and amplify community assets
  • Assess/identify/initiate new revenue streams such as special tax credit programs, revenue-sharing partnerships, business joint ventures and grants
  • Promote civic engagement especially in the area of advocacy for housing and community development at local, state and federal levels
  • Coordinate efforts with PHFH’s Family Services Department with particular emphasis building relationships with key constituencies such as homeowner partners

Preferred Skills:

  • College with graduate level degrees preferred. Bi-lingual (Spanish) is a plus. 
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills 
  • Organizational, management and planning skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Current Paterson resident and/or candidate willing to move into Paterson is a plus
  •  Action-oriented, entrepreneurial person who is a self starter and can work reliably both independently as well as in teams 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  •  Ability to maintain good working relationships with a diversity of individuals and groups

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