Jobs at Housing California

Housing California (CA) is a statewide non-profit affordable housing and homelessness advocacy organization dedicated to improving life within our golden state. We open minds and organize people most impacted by housing injustice and their allies to effectively advance equitable systems change and structural reform policy solutions grounded in the lived expertise of affordable housing residents and social and economic policy research. We envision a California with homes, health, and wealth for all in thriving, sustainable communities.

We are committed to creating a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace that fosters a culture of ongoing learning and collaboration and supports, stabilizes, and incentivizes people to join our team and stay for the long game.

We value having staff who come from communities that are most impacted by the issues we address. We especially encourage Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and people of color; people from families that have immigrated to the U.S.; women; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people; and disabled people to apply for these positions.

Interested in joining our growing team? We are currently hiring for the following roles:

Current Open Position Titles


The Organizing Director will connect and lead statewide, multisector coalitions and grassroots networks that center people with lived experience of housing instability, to advance shared priorities and change the balance of power in state policymaking. In particular, the Organizing Director will provide leadership to Housing California’s signature power building initiative, the Residents United Network, to grow the network and increase RUN leaders’ impact on state-level homelessness and affordable housing policies.

Housing California seeks candidates who are passionate and experienced leaders, excellent strategic thinkers, and have the proven ability to build the power of those most impacted by our state’s housing crisis.

For full job description and information on how to apply, click here.


The Policy Associate is responsible for assisting the policy team in research, reporting, and tracking of homelessness and affordable housing policy; coalition administration and partnership building; communications support, and other activities that advance the mission of Housing California in the areas of homelessness and affordable housing.

Housing CA seeks candidates who have a proven ability to communicate with a variety of audiences, including policymakers, community-based organizations, people who live in affordable homes or are experiencing homelessness, and the media. They should also have a demonstrated commitment to meeting a high bar and a history of getting things done, even in a fast-paced work environment or in the face of obstacles or multiple competing demands.

For full job description and information on how to apply, click here.

Questions? Please Contact our Operations Director, Jenny Welch (