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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.

 

  

AVAILABLE POSITIONS 

Accountant

Mission-driven, non-profit community developer and affordable home builder seeks highly motivated individuals for the position of Accountant.  Under supervision of the Controller, perform accounting work in the analysis, preparation, maintenance, control, and reconciliation of financial records and reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Account Principles (GAAP).

Perform in-house accounting functions, including posting of accounts, trial balance, and journal entries, tracking cash disbursements and receipts, and accounts payable/ receivable and GL reconciliation. Reconcile General Ledger.  

Requires Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or related field and minimum 3 years’ experience in accounting. Ability to apply principles of internal controls, audit procedures, and preparation of financial statements/reports. Requires excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office and good organizational skills. Experience with Fund E-Z, or comparable financial software, required. Ability to present financial information concisely verbally and in writing. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds. Good verbal and written communication skills. Email resume with cover letter to or fax to 213-406-6079.

Salary $45,000 + benefits.


 

Controller

Mission-driven, non-profit community developer and affordable home builder seeks highly motivated individuals for the position of Controller. Prepare annual budget, monthly financial statements, investor reports, and help manage affordable lending portfolio, daily cash management, while assisting to manage corporate assets.

The successful candidate will evaluate financial trends, conduct audits, and assess external opportunities. Ensure coordination of organizational goals, and financial planning. Make strategic recommendations that position the organization to compete effectively for attracting capital investments, management of financial resources and risk.

Requires minimum of 10 years of management responsibility in accounting and finance. Experience in non-profit organization management preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business required. CPA preferred. Available to work evenings and weekends as needed. Email resume with cover letter to or fax to 213-406-6079.

Salary $90,000 + benefits.


 

Loan Processor

Mission-driven, non-profit community developer and affordable home builder seeks highly motivated individuals for the position of Loan Processor. Under the direct supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, the Loan Processor will be responsible for the timely processing of real estate loans.

Responsibilities would include, but not be limited to Coordinate, track and maintain all loans in process including portfolio, wholesale and retail loans. Perform as point person in communications and interaction with loan clients. Review and submit loans to NHS financial partners as required according to departmental goals.  

Requires knowledge of fair lending, equal opportunity and federal truth in lending laws, as well as basic knowledge of affordable loan programs and privacy act implications. Maintain working knowledge of current lending industry regulations and standards, including policies and procedures governing loan processing, loan servicing, loan collections, and compliance issues. Working knowledge of applicable software tracking programs, including ability to accurately enter information into industry-related databases and retrieve in report form. Organizational skills to monitor detailed loan transactions and loan servicing records in an accurate and timely manner. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, management, clients, and lending partners. Ability to meet deadlines on reports and other tasks related to processing and servicing loans.

Must have strong communication skills (both orally and written). Preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish). Minimum of four years’ experience as a loan processor. Background in real estate helpful. Real Estate License a plus. Bachelor’s degree required in related field, or commensurate experience. Available to work evenings and weekends as needed. Email resume with cover letter to or fax to 213-406-6079

Salary $50,000 + Benefits


 

Site Director

The NHS Center for Sustainable Communities in Compton, CA is an adaptive reuse project of a formerly blighted and abandoned grocery store that has been open since May 2017.  NHS is seeking to hire a Site Director who will manage day to day responsibility of overseeing the NHS Financial Empowerment Center on site, along with managing the services, programs, service providers and retail tenants who will be housed at the facility. 

The Center is the first of its kind nationwide to serve as a ‘hub’ for community development resources  including:  Financial Empowerment Center, fitness workshops, federally qualified health clinic, health related programs, Healthy Living Café, organic garden, Small Business Development Center, youth, senior and afterschool programs, along with job training for youth and adults.  The Site Director will manage the municipal, funder and business community relationships that are necessary to help drive the expansion and program management of the facility, while helping it to serve as a ‘community hub’ for NHS’ efforts in building a more sustainable environment. 

Candidate should have a minimum of seven years of experience in managing facilities, staff and production schedules, tenant leasing, nonprofit program and financial management.  Candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision, be adaptive, purposeful and vision driven.  Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to  or fax to (213) 406-6079.

Salary: $90,000 + Benefits 


 

Administrative Assistant

Mission-driven, non-profit community developer and affordable home builder seeks highly motivated individuals for the position of Administrative Assistant.

The successful candidate will provide administrative support by assisting all departments with a wide variety of daily administrative and programmatic needs including but not limited to the creating and proofreading documents, operations support, marketing and communications.

Duties include: Maintaining relationships with clients by communicating electronically via e-mail, telephone, or personally as directed. Obtain customer feedback compile forms, maintains variety of client files, and provides timely feedback regarding service failures or client concerns. Respond to client inquiries provides logistics support for events, clinics and workshops, scheduling appointments, and detailed reporting.

Support the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: service excellence and competence, collaboration, accountability, stewardship of resources, and functional knowledge of all business lines and client base.

Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Office Management or Accounting preferred or equivalent combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities and duties of the position. A minimum of 5 years of professional administrative experience required, preferably in the real estate, lending, customer service, operations and/or administration fields. Demonstrated knowledge of customer care techniques. Bilingual English and Spanish preferred. Must have good command of the English language, oral and written. Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite.   Available to work evenings and weekends as needed. Email resume with cover letter to Human Resources at or fax to 213-406-6079.

Salary $40,000 + benefits.


 

Food Justice Coordinator

Mission-driven, non-profit community developer and affordable home builder seeks highly motivated individuals for the position of Food Justice Coordinator.

The successful candidate will Coordinate and facilitate cooking/nutrition classes with adults and families, using engaging, hands-on curricula in community sites. Facilitate business development workshops for healthy foods and roundtable discussions. Coordinate all marketing opportunities which may include: farmers markets, & community supported agriculture and farming. Work with team to maintain community gardens. Coordinate healthy eating events. Contribute to grant writing and funding opportunities. Responsible for monitoring and evaluation, data collection and reporting outcomes.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in community health, public policy, marketing or related field. At least two years related work experience in agriculture or community food systems. Demonstrated experience with community organizing and engagement. Related food justice and equity, food systems, agriculture or health/nutrition preferred. Demonstrated understanding of sustainable and organic food production. Strong organizational skills, motivated, flexible and able to work independently. Ability to communicate with limited-English speakers. Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations. Strong technology experience required. Bilingual/Spanish preferred. Available to work evenings and weekends as needed. Email resume with cover letter to Human Resources at or fax to 213-406-6079.

Salary $ 45,000 + benefits.


 

Policy Associate

Mission-driven, non-profit community developer and affordable home builder seeks highly motivated individual for the position of Policy Associate.

The successful candidate will conduct and track research for advocacy purposes. Assist with city, state and federal policy impact and consumer issues. Track housing and community development policy at local, county, and state levels. Assist in collecting, compiling and analyzing data, and conducting and analyzing surveys on issues. Assist in liaising with government officials and their aides as important issues arise, and provide necessary research and background to facilitate effective meetings. Draft policy statements and responses to current issues affecting local communities. Track funding opportunities at local, state, and federal levels (i.e.; cap-and-trade or veteran’s housing).

Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Public Policy, Communications or related field; Master’s Degree preferred. Four (4) years of experience in non-profit environment preferred. Strong research, organizational, and communication skills. Knowledge of housing and economic policy matters and development on city, county, and state levels. Knowledge of mortgage-lending trends in low-income communities of Los Angeles County. Available to work evenings and weekends as needed. Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite. Email resume with cover letter to Human Resources at or fax to 213-406-6079.

Salary $50,000 + benefits.


 

Security Guard (Part Time)

 

Mission-driven, non-profit affordable community developer and affordable home builder seeks highly motivated individuals for the position of Security Guard at the Center for Sustainable Communities site in Compton, CA.

 The ideal candidate will maintain high visibility, and ensure safety of clients as well as prevent illegal or inappropriate actions at the site.

 Responsibilities include:
 

  • Protect company’s property and staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment
  • Secure premises and personnel by patrolling property (both interior and exterior), inspecting buildings, access points, and permitting entry
  • Observe for signs of crime or disorder, investigate disturbances and provide oral and written reports. Complete reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities
  • Act lawfully in direct defense of life or property
  • Prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities, informing violators of policy and procedures, and restraining trespassers, if needed. Evict violators from the site, and detain criminals while awaiting for assistance of local authorities
  • Control traffic by directing drivers
  • Maintain organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements
  • Assist in maintaining property by picking up trash and litter from the exterior grounds

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a security guard or relevant position
  • High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred
  • Trained security officer with certification preferred
  • Knowledge of building alarm systems
  • Excellent knowledge of public safety and security procedures/protocols
  • Surveillance skills and detail oriented
  • Integrity, professionalism, and able to exercise good judgement

Hours: Part-time – Friday-Saturday – 8:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

 


 Internship Opportunities

About Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County

NHS serves as a catalyst for local residents, businesses, and elected officials to work together to build stronger neighborhoods, improve the quality of life for low- to moderate-income families, and revitalize distressed areas into neighborhoods of choice.

NHS strengthens communities through the development and maintenance of quality affordable housing, creation and preservation of affordable homeownership opportunities, training and support of local leaders, and by providing financial education to families and people in need.

 

About the Position

NHS is seeking a highly-motivated intern that is eager to learn and work in a fast-paced community development organization. College and graduate students focusing on urban studies, public policy, real estate, urban planning, environmental science, public administration, marketing, business administration, and related fields are encourage to apply.

Intern roles and responsibilities may include:

  • Research foundations and other fundraising opportunities
  • Research and prepare policy briefs about local, state, and federal legislation
  • Research and prepare materials for legislative meetings
  • Gathering data on housing and demographic indicators from a variety of sources
  • Updating social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Conducting interviews with recent homebuyers and borrowers, and drafting up short pieces for newsletter
  • Engage with existing data sites to highlight community issues, including assisting with NHS’ data to highlight community impact
  • Crafting press releases and Op-eds on NHS events and relevant housing issues
  • Making calls to schedule appointments and other administrative duties
  • Working with Operations on managing and summarizing client data
  • Other duties as required

Some weekend and evening event participation required

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Passion for neighborhoods and communities of Los Angeles County
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Experience working or volunteering at a community-based organization (preferred)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency in using databases such as Salesforce (preferred)

To be considered for the position, please send a cover letter and resume to with “Internship” in the subject line.

 

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  • Handyman

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