Since 1988, Housing California has been working to prevent and end homelessness and increase the variety and supply of safe, stable, accessible and permanently affordable homes. Housing California accomplishes its goals through education, advocacy, and outreach.
View the current employment opportunities available at Housing California below.
Initial application deadline is Friday, March 13, 2020. (Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.)
Housing California seeks a Statewide Organizer with a deep commitment to developing leadership and building power among California’s affordable housing residents.
The Statewide Organizer will support regional partners throughout the state to develop the leadership capacity of affordable housing residents and service providers, grow the influence of the Residents United Network by building its base, and advance strategic advocacy campaigns. The Residents United Network (RUN) is a first-of-a-kind model for building power among residents living in affordable homes and supportive housing communities, non-profit housing developers and service providers, and regional affordable housing advocacy partners to win transformative statewide affordable housing and homelessness policy change.
This is a position for someone with a deep understanding of the bones of community organizing, who recognizes the impact of California’s housing crisis on low-income people and people of color, and who is excited about the prospect of statewide housing solutions.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a relevant writing sample (e.g., email, newsletter article, or campaign document; 2 page maximum) with the subject line: “Statewide Organizer Job Application” to Jenny Welch at firstname.lastname@example.org. The initial application deadline is Friday, March 13, but we will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Access the full position description here.
Housing CA is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ persons, people with disabilities, and people with lived experience of homelessness and housing instability to apply for this position.