Affordable Housing Organizational Development Consultant

Job Type

Full Time

Remote

Ok

Published

06/08/2018

Address

270 Peachtree St. NW
Suite 1300
Atlanta
GA
30303
United States

Description

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is currently seeking an experienced professional to serve as an Affordable Housing Organizational Development Consultant.


This position will be based remotely and requires approximately 30% travel.


The Capacity Building program is funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which receives appropriate funds for Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing grants Section 4. The goal of the Capacity Building grant is to increase affiliates’ ability to expand the number of families served, increase the number of housing units, improve financial sustainability and build a strong operational foundation. HFHI funds high impact positions’ salaries over a three year period on a diminishing grant scale. HFHI strives to make the Capacity Building grant a successful program for all affiliates that apply.


This position reports to the Director, Affiliate Services & State Support Organization Support, and is responsible for consulting with Habitat for Humanity (HFH) affiliates who have received Section 4 Capacity Building grants from Housing & Urban Development (HUD). The ideal candidate will work with the affiliates to grow and increase their capacity to achieve Habitat's mission. 95% of the work will be with Capacity Building affiliates and staff. This position has cross-functional reporting responsibility to the Manager - Government Grants Programs.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Respond to Capacity Building affiliates by presenting consulting services and resources in the seven areas identified in the Capacity Building model (which includes):
  • leadership and management board
  • leadership and management staff
  • operations
  • resource development
  • family services
  • construction
  • land acquisition
  • Learn all aspects of the Capacity Building program
  • Document support objectives and file necessary monthly and quarterly reports
  • Address Capacity Building work plan issues as they arise with affiliates
  • Attend and deliver training at Capacity Building conferences
  • Travel to affiliates for onsite training, and attend required staff meetings as approved by manager
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3-5 years of work experience in grant consulting or similar field
  • Outstanding people skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication
  • Aptitude in working on virtual teams in order to meet unit goals
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to grow and learn new skills, and consulting experience
  • Basic Microsoft operational systems

Preferred:

  • Excellent understanding of Habitat for Humanity mission and method of operation
  • Experience in working with government funded grant implementation

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit your resume and motivational cover letter into our applicant tracking system at:

https://www.habitat.org/about/careers/affordable-housing-organizational-development-consultant

Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has an Operational Headquarters in Americus, Georgia and an Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a global, non-profit ministry where our employees build futures and lives.

HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


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