Join the NHS Team!
NHS offers a dynamic, fast-paced and results-oriented work environment. We derive satisfaction from teamwork, creativity, collaboration, mutual respect, and personal and professional development. The team is fueled by its passion and determination to revitalize communities, build stronger neighborhoods and help families of modest means actualize their dreams of homeownership.
Mission-driven, non-profit community development corporation seeks highly motivated and experienced Community Organizers to join their Neighborhood Programs team. Reporting to the Director of Business Development, the Community Organizer will play a critical role in building NHS’s influence through organizing, base-building, programs and campaigns. The Community Organizer will partner with NHS staff and resident leaders to develop and expand programs that enhance the quality of life in neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County and will work closely with strategic allies on various local and County wide policy campaigns. The ideal candidate has experience organizing work across a variety of issues, developing and managing resident-led initiatives, and has a proven track record of developing and engaging community leaders and residents in both program events and advocacy activities. We seek a candidate who: 1) understands the importance of integrating leadership development into all aspects of program and policy work, 2) will engage and mobilize significant numbers of community members, building a diverse and committed NHS presence in the process, and 3) will prioritize building deep and sustainable community capacity to advance the broader social change movement, and strong working knowledge of South Los Angeles, Compton, and Lynwood areas as well as all of Los Angeles County.
Must have strong communication skills (both orally and written). College degree in Public Affairs, Urban Planning or Business preferred. Preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Salary and Benefits
Salary $26k to 32k (DOQ), plus benefits. Email resume with cover letter and salary history to or fax to 213-406-6079
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