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SOUTH BAY + PENINSULA COMMUNITY ORGANIZER

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Housing Action Coalition
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San Francisco, CA
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Published 18 days ago

The Housing Action Coalition (HAC) is a nonprofit that advocates for building more housing at all levels of affordability to help alleviate the Bay Area’s and California’s housing shortage, displacement, and affordability crisis.


We’re looking for an inspired, creative, strategic, detail-oriented, project management pro to serve as our South Bay + Peninsula Community Organizer. In this role, you’ll lead HAC’s outreach efforts to community members, public sector employees, and appointed/elected officials in Santa Clara County and San Mateo County.


This is an ideal role for someone with an aptitude for cultivating relationships and building coalitions, and a passion for helping to solve our region/state’s housing headaches! Please send CV/Resumes along with a cover letter to Corey@sfhac.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. Applications must be received by Monday, May 3rd at 5pm.

Responsibilities include:

● Equipping and mobilizing individuals to become local advocates for bringing new

housing to their neighborhoods.

● Educating neighbors on housing policy, legislation, and housing development projects. .

● Inspiring and training neighbors, local businesses, community groups, and others to

advocate for bringing new housing to their neighborhoods.

● Identifying new coalition partners and cultivating relationships to engage more

community members in our pro-housing work.

● Writing and publishing community-focused communications (e.g. emails, blog posts,

editorials, action alerts, social media posts).

● Managing a suite of easy-to-use tools that help neighbors make their voices heard to

local planning commissions, city councils, and other local decision makers.

● Engaging and training grassroots community leaders to lead local pro-housing

campaigns.


Qualifications:

● Works well independently and as part of a small, fast-paced team.

● Passion for making all Bay Area cities more inclusive by creating more housing at all

levels of affordability.

● Solid understanding of land use, local politics, and South Bay/Peninsula community

dynamics around housing.

● Skilled listener who can quickly understand and assess neighborhood needs.

● Strong organizational skills.

● Impeccable copywriting and copy editing abilities.

● Confident public speaker who is practiced at delivering presentations and leading

trainings.

● Excellent written and verbal communicator and storyteller.

● Nimble, creative thinker.

● Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from diverse racial, cultural, and

socio-economic backgrounds.

● Level-headed, optimistic, and empathetic to neighbors’ needs.

● Available to attend early morning and evening meetings as well as weekend events.

● Able to travel around the region to attend meetings and conduct neighborhood outreach.

● Experience managing digital content.

● Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).

● Prior experience with Wordpress, Salesforce, and Action Network is a plus.

● Established media, community, and political relationships a plus.


Some of the benefits of working for HAC:

● Mission-driven organization with the ambitious goal of alleviating the Bay Area and

California’s affordability and displacement crisis.

● Awesome team of high impact, low-ego people who are deeply committed to advancing

pro-housing projects and policies while having a good time.

● Flexible work schedule.

● Professional development coaching.

● Employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance.


Salary and Title:

This is a full-time position reporting to the Deputy Director. Salary based on experience, plus opportunity for bonuses, and generous benefits.


Location: Santa Clara and San Mateo County.


HAC is deeply committed to diversity. We strongly encourage people of color, first-generation Americans, new parents, single parents, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.

HAC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that we don't discriminate against people because of their race, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, personal appearance, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, or political affiliation.

The Housing Action Coalition (HAC) is a nonprofit that advocates for building more housing at all levels of affordability to help alleviate the Bay Area’s and California’s housing shortage, displacement, and affordability crisis.


We’re…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 3, 2021

Salary

$60,000 - $70,000

Benefits

Mission-driven organization with the ambitious goal of alleviating the Bay Area and

California’s affordability and displacement crisis.

● Awesome team of high impact, low-ego people who are deeply committed to advancing

pro-housing projects and policies while having a good time.

● Flexible work schedule.

● Professional development coaching.

● Employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Mission-driven organization with the ambitious goal of alleviating the Bay Area and

California’s affordability and displacement crisis.

● Awesome team of high impact, low-ego…

Level of Language Proficiency

None

None

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
Associated Location
San Francisco, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please send CV/Resumes along with a cover letter to Corey@sfhac.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. Applications must be received by Monday, May 3rd at 5pm.

Please send CV/Resumes along with a cover letter to Corey@sfhac.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. Applications must be received by Monday, May 3rd at 5pm.

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