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Grants Compliance Manager

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is currently seeking a full-time Grants Compliance Manager.

The Grants Compliance Manager (GCM) has primary responsibility for the management of all grants and funding contracts, from the time of award through completion of the final report. The GCM will monitor public and private grant agreements to maximize contractual deliverables and reimbursement and will also ensure affiliate compliance with all applicable grant terms and conditions, and provide Habitat’s funding partners with timely and accurate reporting.

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Communications and Annual Giving Manager

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is currently seeking a full-time Communications and Annual Giving Manager.

The Communications and Annual Giving Manager (CAGM) reports to the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) and has primary responsibility for executing the internal and external communications and marketing strategies for Habitat, as well as the affiliate’s annual giving program. The CAGM leads content creation across all of Habitat’s communication channels and vehicles, and employs an interactive, journalistic approach to information gathering and storytelling. The successful CAGM will take a long-term relationship-management approach to helping build a culture of philanthropy within Habitat, engaging the Board, staff, donors, volunteers, and homebuyer families in the mission and fundraising goals of the organization.

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Community and Financial Empowerment Specialist

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is currently seeking a full-time, bi-lingual (Spanish/English) Community and Financial Empowerment Specialist (CFES).

The CFES will be part of Habitat’s Department of Family and Community Partnerships, which works in partnership with local residents, community leaders and organizations to build strong, healthy neighborhoods and pathways to affordable homeownership. The CFES will be based at the Southwood Mobile Home Park, a 340 trailer community which Habitat is redeveloping into a permanent, mixed-income community. The CFES will work in respectful partnership with residents to co-design and develop the neighborhood and also assist families in identifying and achieving their unique housing goals. The incumbent will provide a variety of direct supports for residents including outreach, one-on-one financial coaching, housing counseling, and connection to community resources. This position will also be facilitating group meetings on various topics including neighborhood design/planning, community engagement, financial skill building and homebuyer education.  

Must be bilingual in English and Spanish. 

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Southwood Property Manager - Bilingual

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is currently seeking a full-time, bi-lingual Property Manager for Southwood Mobile Home Park. Southwood's vision is to create and execute policies, procedures, and strategies that…

  • Center the experience of residents.
  • Are compassionate to resident challenges.
  • Are fiscally responsible.
  • Are in compliance with local, state and federal laws. 
  • Are in compliance with Uniform Relocation Act (URA) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) policies.
  • Support residents in preparing for the realities of redevelopment.
  • Support residents in identifying and accomplishing their housing goals.

The Southwood Property Manager is the onsite representative of Southwood Charlottesville LLC/Habitat for Humanity for the mobile home park and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the park. Functions include, but are not limited to, handling requests for assistance, reviewing applications, enforcing park rules and regulations, collecting payments, managing the Maintenance Manager, and representing the park owner at court.

Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.

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Community Connector

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is currently seeking two part-time Community Connectors to join its team at Southwood Mobile Home Park.

In close collaboration with the Community Engagement team, the Community Connector (CC) will work to build trust in the community and deep relationships with Southwood community members. He/she will engage residents in conversations about the redevelopment process and rehousing opportunities in future Southwood and will identify and recruit community leaders to participate in public meetings, public testimonies and other actions that will advance community priorities. The CC will be an outgoing, creative self-starter that will spend most of his/her time in the Southwood neighborhood connecting with neighbors. The CC will creatively utilize various methods to connect frequently with residents including door knocking, organizing community events and activities, conducting home visits, greeting parents and children at bus stops, flyering, walking the neighborhood, text/telephone outreach and social media communication.

Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.

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Financial Empowerment Coach

The Financial Empowerment Coach (FEC) is part of Habitat’s Department of Family and Community Partnerships, which provides direct services and supports for Habitat applicants, homebuyers, and homeowners. The Financial Empowerment Coach provides a variety of direct services for low to moderate-income individuals including conducting financial empowerment workshops, assessing individuals’ and families’ financial capabilities, and providing personalized one-on-one financial coaching sessions. Financial coaching involves an ability to engage and motivate clients, a strong understanding of personal finances, and the ability to teach that knowledge to others. The financial coach is responsible for assisting clients in developing plans of action that are intended to help individuals and their families reach their goals and achieve financial stability. This position reports to the Associate Director of Homeowner Services.

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Bilingual Community Engagement Specialist

The Bilingual Community Engagement Specialist is part of Habitat’s Department of Family and Community Partnerships, which provides direct services and supports for applicants and Habitat homebuyers. The Department is made up of both Financial Coaching staff who support families individually as they journey towards homeownerships, as well as Community Engagement staff that support each neighborhood or build to anticipate and react to challenges pre and post closing. This will range from facilitating spaces to aid in building new support systems, helping as needed when children change school districts, etc. This position reports to the Associate Director of Community and Family Services.  

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Construction Crew Leader

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is currently seeking a Construction Crew Leader to support the construction of quality, affordable housing.

While working as a Crew Leader I, you will be trained in general carpentry and construction and then train and work alongside volunteers to assist in building homes in the greater Charlottesville area. This is is a full-time, yearlong position and an excellent learning opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about construction, affordable housing, team building and mentorship.

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Assistant Project Manager

Benefits include: Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, paid time off and paid holidays, mobile phone allowance, 401(k) retirement plan contribution with company match, and discount on purchases at the Habitat Store located in the City of Charlottesville

Overview: 

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville (“Habitat”) is a cutting edge, non‐profit organization creating simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with low-income working families, volunteers and the community of Greater Charlottesville. We build homes and neighborhoods – alongside low wealth future homeowners called Partner Families – assisted by volunteers and participants from corporate, civic, and church sponsor groups. Habitat was the first in the nation to redevelop a trailer park – Sunrise –  into a mixed-income community without resident displacement. 

Habitat also owns and maintains the Southwood Mobile Home Park, a 120-acre, 1,500 resident

community located in Albemarle County. We are currently working side by side with current residents and several market rate builder partners to plan for a mixed-use master-planned community of more than 1,000 new homes and businesses. When complete, Southwood will be a national model of compassionate and inclusive redevelopment. At Southwood and elsewhere, Habitat rebuilds communities via a long-term Asset Based Community Development approach, using the skills and talents of community members themselves to help them achieve their own vision.

Habitat, already among the most productive affiliates nationally, is undertaking a “step function,” with the goal of increasing our home production from an average of 20 homes per year to 40 homes within the next two years, beginning with the redevelopment at Southwood and expanding our homebuilding operations regionally.

Scope of Responsibilities: 

The Assistant Project Manager (APM) is responsible for providing administrative, clerical and executive support to Habitat for Humanity’s Construction Department. This position focuses on aiding the Project Manager with solicitation and execution of contracts alongside calendar maintenance and materials procurement. This position is primarily a sedentary job, but occasionally traveling short distances is required. This position is full-time, in-person with no remote work opportunities.

Prerequisite Requirements:

  • Exceptionally well-organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks at a time
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs
  • Ability to lift and organize inventory weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of service to others
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Construction industry experience required
  • Degree in relevant field preferred
  • Responsibilities:
  • Provide administrative, clerical, and executive support for the Construction Team
  • Assist the Project Manager with…The process for soliciting and executing contracts with our Subcontractors
  • Submit requests for Proposals (RFPs) to our Subcontractors
  • Write contracts based on the RFPs
  • Ensure that executed contracts are returned to Habitat in a timely fashion
  • Ensure that bids and contracts are properly filed on Network Folders and hard copies in office files
  • Maintain current Certificates of Insurance (COI) for our Subcontractors
  • Manage receipts and mileage reimbursement forms for the Construction Team
  • Procure materials for job sites
  • Maintain calendar for deliveries of materials
  • Maintain calendar for scheduling of Subcontractors and communicate this information to the site teams

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Women, minorities and protected individuals such as those covered by Section 3 are encouraged to apply. This organization is required to collect certain information from each job applicant. This information does not affect our hiring decisions and is kept separate from all application materials we receive. Please assist us by completing the form located here and submitting it with any required documents. Once we receive the completed form, it will be forwarded to our Human Resources department for recording and storage in a separate file.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter or using specialized equipment.

[1] Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.  For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

Habitat for Humanity offers a competitive benefits package for our full-time and our part-time employees.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement of employment at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville.

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  • 967 2nd Street SE
    Charlottesville, VA
    22902

    Hours:
    Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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    Charlottesville, VA
    22903

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