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Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership is growing!
We have new, exciting employment opportunities available within our organization. Are you the right person for one of these positions?
Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership is a private, independent 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission to cultivate partnerships and resources to increase the availability of quality, fair and affordable housing throughout Lancaster County.
We believe that all families deserve a quality, affordable home, either to purchase or rent. Lancaster County needs to provide residents with a continuum of choices that includes a wide variety of housing sizes, types, locations and prices. As a U.S. Treasury certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) serving Lancaster and York County, we are dedicated to providing a full range of technical and financial services to those seeking to create or preserve affordable housing.
Current Open Positions
“SoWe Neighborhood Director”
LHOP announces the opening of the SoWe Neighborhood Director position. Current Director Jim Shultz has announced his retirement and we are seeking someone with passion and commitment to neighborhood work.
The SoWe Director position works collaboratively with residents and community partners of the Lancaster SouthWest Community in the implementation and further development of the Southwest Lancaster (SoWe) Revitalization Strategy. The overarching goals of the Strategy is ensuring the neighborhood is an attractive place to live, work, play and raise a family.
The Director, working within the LHOP organization, assists the SoWe neighborhood leadership board, collaborative partners, residents and stakeholders in efforts to: create unique public spaces, programs and policies that promote safety, education, decent and affordable housing, public space and infrastructure revitalization, economic development and strengthen community spirit.
Essential job functions include: engaging residents through neighborhood meetings, door-to-door visits, and written communications; advocating for neighborhood needs in policy, systems, and environment change and effectively communicating those needs to community partners, and research and fund development.
Core competencies and demonstrated skills needed for the position include: critical thinking & problem solving, listening, planning and organizing, decision-making, communication (oral and written), influencing and leading, team work, conflict management, technology administration, and adaptability.
If you think you “have the right stuff” and are interested in the position, please send a cover letter and resume to SoWe@lhop.org by close of business this Friday, April 6.
Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.