Job Announcement – Program Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



New York
New York
United States


The East Harlem El Barrio Community Land Trust (EHEBCLT) works to develop and preserve community controlled, truly affordable housing, commercial, green and cultural spaces in East Harlem/El Barrio that is permanently affordable for community members, including households of extremely low to low incomes. As a strategy to ensure permanent affordability, the East Harlem/El Barrio CLT will own land and lease it to the buildings on that land, as well as develop a resident controlled Mutual Housing Association. EHEBCLT is seeking a dynamic, energetic, self-starter, to join us as our full-time Program Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the East Harlem/El Barrio Community Land Trust board, non-profit developer, community partners, and building residents to implement development of additional projects to be included in the EHEBCLT;
  • Represent the CLT in relevant meetings and community events;
  • Manage all fiscal activities and business accounts;
  • Handle all payroll, insurance, petty cash, track expenditure records, process reimbursements, oversee payables and vendor contracts;
  • Oversee all administrative activities of the EHEBCLT;
  • Create organizational systems such as a database to manage contacts;
  • Assist with establishing other funding sources and submitting proposals and reports, create calendar of important dates for all proposals and reports. Maintain continuous communication and relationship with donors and partners;
  • Promote tenant participation and develops trainings on various aspects of the project in conjunction with developers to expand tenant participations in decision making;
  • Engage with community board, elected officials, allies and HPD to develop support for our projects;
  • Increase visibility and support of the EHEBCLT throughout our catchment area and city wide;
  • Participate in the growing citywide CLT movement;
  • Attend meetings, conferences, and other events on behalf of the EHEBCLT;
  • Educate HDFC shareholders and residents in other buildings about the EHEBCLT model about the potential benefit for them to join the EHEBCLT;
  • Update, create and distribute educational materials and ensure cultural and language relevance; and
  • Supervise staff, including but not limited to organizers and administrative staff.


A minimum of 2 – 4 years community based experience such as work with Community Land Trust, housing organizer or advocate. Some travel and weekend hours required. Public Speaking and excellent writing skills are a must. Bilingual Spanish/English is an asset.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, writing sample and resume to

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Spanish.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement